Mandie's pragmatic and functional approach to health and well-being, are built upon the complexities of her lived experiences. Some of these challenges has entailed, neonatal loss, C-ptsd, major surgeries, long term health conditions. She is also mum, primary carer and home educator to her daughter living with complex needs.
Her passion lies in Integrative Healthcare, where she prioritises evidence-based practices and a person-centered approach in her work and advocacy. Additionally, she is pursuing further professional accreditations towards Therapeutic Counselling and Eating Disorders.
My practice includes helping adults with learning disabilities, and neurodivergent individuals with a variety of complex health needs; who want to improve their health and wellness, by reducing overwhelm and anxiety to their health and wellness challenges. With meaningful ways that support living life well; one small step at a time.
With a lifelong passion for health and wellbeing, Mandie has a diverse background that includes being a former Beauty & Body Massage Therapist, Micropigmentation Practitioner, and various roles in Further Education and Corporate Retail Management.
Since 2013: transitioned her career into Specialist Learning Disability, Autism; Adult Social Care Sector. Providing specialist residential and supported living services.
2023: in active clinical collaboration with multi-disciplinary teams across NHS Adult Learning Disabilities, Health & Social Care and Private Practice sector.
Mandie's career pursuits are driven by her unique combination of skills, experiences, and purpose. In addition to her practical knowledge, she continually engages in clinical supervision and mentorship with leading experts in the field of neurodivergent eating disorders.
The future of medicine is understanding everything is connected ~ Dr Mark Hyman
Recognise your ORIGIN as the foundation of well-being, for only by understanding your roots can you grow towards optimal health and true vitality. ~ Mandie
Self Acceptance ~ Self Esteem ~ Self Worth
Trauma-Informed, her work and advocacy is based upon the biopsychosocial model.
Mandie, with her lived experience of neurodivergence, embodies an approach that actively embraces and uplifts individuals who are also neurodivergent. She wholeheartedly values their unique experiences and perspectives. With great empathy, Mandie genuinely listens and comprehends the difficulties and obstacles that neurodivergent individuals encounter on a day-to-day basis.
Her deep understanding and compassion extend beyond mere acknowledgment. She goes the extra mile by compassionately assisting her clients in uncovering the intricate link between their emotional and physical symptoms, enabling a profound understanding of their unfulfilled needs. This understanding becomes the foundation for developing a tailored path forward, one that is centered around her clients' well-being and personal growth.
Through collaboration and partnership, she empowers her clients to actively participate in their own journey towards self-discovery and personal development. Together, they navigate the challenges and opportunities that individuals may face, striving to create a life that aligns with their authentic selves.
In her dual role, she aids individuals in finding relief from persistent health symptoms related to a range of conditions including gastrointestinal disorders, sleep problems, menopausal symptoms, autoimmune diseases, inflammation, stress, anxiety, depression, nutritional deficiencies, and improving cognitive health.
Working with Mandie has been a transformative experience that exceeded all my expectations. Initially feeling confused and lost in my career journey, I was overwhelmed with anxiety. Mandie's calming presence and thoughtful guidance instantly put me at ease. She skilfully shifted my focus from uncertainties to acknowledging positive achievements, fostering a mindset of gratitude.
In less than 24 hours, Mandie helped me rediscover my direction and realign it with my values and vision. Her ability to facilitate self-reflection and encourage a positive mindset was instrumental in redirecting my approach.
Mandie is not just a health coach; she's a catalyst for positive change. I'm grateful for her support and can confidently say that my journey is now filled with purpose and clarity, thanks to her expertise and genuine care.
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Change the way you look at things; and the things you look at change ~ Dr. Wayne Dyer