Mark helps people to regain their health, sense of self and purpose through traditional herbal medicine, counselling and healing.
Mark is an Ayurvedic Practitioner having trained in 2011 with Dr Mauroof Athique of Ayurveda College UK and in 2013 with Dr Deepa Apke of Ayurveda Pura, London. Since 2017 Mark has worked with Traditional Herbal Medicine in regard to Western, Chinese and Ayurvedic herbs and is qualified as a Professional Herbalist of the East West Planetary Herbalism School. Mark’s passion with herbal medicine has been to apply the unbroken, sophisticated science of eastern medical diagnosis and understanding of disease to our use of western medicinal plants for the well-being and health of people and planet.
In 2011, Mark trained for three years with Chris Luttichau of the Northern Drum Shamanic Training Centre learning about the medicine teachings and shamanic healing practices of the Native People of North America. Mark continues his training in the Indigenous Healing Practices of the Americas, north and south, and is an initiated leader of the sweat lodge. He regularly holds men’s sweat lodges in Devon.
As a gardener Mark has a Diploma in Sustainable Horticulture from Schumacher College, 2011, and enjoys developing medicinal and scented forest gardens in the UK with native plants and medicine plants from around the world. Please see www.sustainablegardendesigns.co.uk
Beginning with a BA (Hons) in Philosophy to try to understand the nature of reality, luckily for him, at a young age, he realised the path to that lay beyond simply an intellectual understanding of the world.
Mark is an insured practitioner and a member of the United Register of Herbal Practitioners (URHP). He lives in Devon and sees clients at his clinic in Totnes, Exeter and online.