True Serenity
Centre for Holistic Excellence

Treatments & Services

Acupuncture is the insertion of needles in to the body as a way of balancing the movement and levels of ‘QI’ or Life Force Energy within the body. It can be used to relieve and manage pain and also to release blockages within the system.

Angel Therapy is a calming peaceful therapy which can release emotional and physical pain. It works with higher energies to help you feel supported, up-lifted and renewed.Reconnect with your life's purpose

Aromatherapy is the art of using essential oils, extracted from plants, in a controlled manner, to improve and maintain the health and well-being of the mind, body and spirit. Massage is the manipulation of body tissues to produce therapeutic effects. Together they make the most wonderful treatment. A full consultation will precede any aromatherapy treatment. This is so essential oils can be chosen according to the physical and emotional needs of the client.

The Bowen Technique is a gentle, subtle and relaxing treatment. The practitioner uses the thumbs or fore fingers to make a series of rolling movements over muscle tissue. It can be used for a whole range of conditions and treats the whole person, not just the symptoms. 

Change the picture
Change the picture is a simple and easy way to change how you are seeing an issue or situation - or really anything in your life
It’s a healing method that works with your energy – your essence, your soul, the light within you – and you’re guided through it with Declan Kerr
It’s also quick – typically three or four pictures or scenes can be changed within a session that lasts half an hour.
It’s a new and innovative therapy that builds on the Soul Connection understandings that Declan has been working with since 2012
A session costs £25. 

Chinese Cupping is an ancient Chinese practice where a flame is introduced into a special glass cup, thus removing the oxygen present. When the cup is applied quickly to the body a vacuum is formed. The skin gets sucked up and rises under the cup as blood rushes in, promoting localised healing. The Qi/chi energy is also warmed and starts to flow freely down the meridians. It can be used to improve circulation and to ease musculo-skeletal tension and pain. It is good for problems in internal organs and also respiratory problems as it opens up the chest; especially good if you have a cold. Please be aware, it can leave bruising marks on the skin.

Counselling is an empowering process, it is for people who are courageously facing their fears, to take control of their life, and fulfil their potential, and have an increased sense of well being.

EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing)  is a powerful new psychotherapy technique which has been very successful in helping people who suffer from trauma, anxiety, panic, disturbing memories, post-traumatic stress and many other emotional problems. The EMDR therapy uses bilateral stimulation, right/left eye movement, or tactile stimulation, which repeatly activates the opposite sides of the brain, releasing emotional experiences that are "trapped" in the nervous system. This assists the neurophysiological system, the basis of the mind/body connection, to free itself of blockages and reconnect itself.As troubling images and feelings are processed by the brain via the eye-movement patterns of EMDR, resolution of the issues and a more peaceful state are achieved.

Far Infrared sauna with colour therapy and aromatherapy Our 3 in 1 health suite that can be used separately or combined, Far infrared waves penetrate deep into our body for a deep heating action which allows for the body to activate the sweat glands and eliminate toxins, Boosting your body's natural healing processes and improves the immune systems functions. The sauna also assist's in easing tension and stiffness, while Improving the skin & blood circulation.It's also fantastic for burning those calories without moving a muscle.

Hopi Ear Candling is a safe and gentle treatment suitable for all ages, including children. Extremely relaxing and soothing, it is excellent for all head, ear, nose and throat problems such as headaches, sinusitis, colds, tinnitus, compacted earwax. It is also good before and after flying and scuba diving.

Holistic Facial incorporates Jophiel Natural Skincare products with a facial cleanse, tone and massage. Re-juvenating serum is then applied and Reiki given whilst the fabulous ingredients in the serum are being absorbed. Speially formulated eye cream and moisturiser finiches off this hour long treatment.

Hypnotherapy is a treatment that is based on the fact that mind and body do not work in isolation.
By sending the client into a hypnotic state, the therapist then aims to trigger the mental and physical self-healing processes that lie within the sub-conscious.

Indian Head Massage covers the areas of the upper back, arms, neck, face and scalp. These areas are gently, firmly and rhythmically massaged. Stimulating scalp circulation relaxes the scalp and tones the muscles, relieving eye strain and headaches, improving concentration, boosting the immune system and generally creating a feeling of well-being. It also eliminates muscle tension and restores joint movement by stretching and mobilising the tissues of the neck and shoulders. The treatment can be carried out through the clothes or with oils and is traditionally performed with the client in a seated position.

Manual Lymph Drainage (MLD) is an advanced form of massage that aims to stimulate the lymphatic system to remove congestion and stagnation from within the body. A range of specialised and gentle rhythmic pumping techniques are used to move the skin in the direction of the lymph flow. This stimulates the lymphatic vessels, which carry substances vital to the defence of the body, and removes waste products. MLD may strengthen the immune system, can help chronic conditions such as sinusitis, rheumatoid arthritis and skin conditions, relieves fluid congestion e.g. swollen ankles, puffy eyes and it is deeply relaxing.

Physiotherapy identifies movement abnormalities and maximises movement potential through careful clinical examination, treatment and continual asssessment.
The core skills used by physiotherapists include manual therapy, therapeutic exercise, re-education and the application of electro-physical modalities. Physiotherapists also have an appreciation of psychological, cultural and social factors which influence their clients and an awareness of alternative/complementary therapies which can assist with holistic management. 

Private 1-1 Readings with Paul Hunt Psychic & Medium: During a private reading Paul can work in two ways, first of all he would ask the client if they would like a Psychic reading which would mean Paul would be linking into someone’s energy field and would be able to pick up on someone’s personality, life experiences and things that may be going on within the clients life at that time. Paul may be able to give guidance on things that are picked up.This would also involve having your Tarot cards read. Paul also works on a mediumistic level where he works with his spirit guides to contact the spirit world to pass on messages and confirmations.

Reflexology is a method for activating the healing powers of the body by using thumb and finger pressures on specific reflex points on the feet. It induces deep relaxation, reducing stress, improving circulation, reducing inflammation, eliminating toxins and generally balancing the whole body system.

Reiki is a subtle yet powerful treatment which aids in unblocking the Chakra System(energy points) in the body. The treatment is performed with the hands in contact with or just above the body. The practitioner acts as a channel for the energy, which then goes to wherever it is needed most. The client usually enters a meditative state and with regular treatments can reach a place of 'True Serenity'.

Soul Connection Therapy This 1-1 treatment is a bit special, an energy healing and activation to enable us to connect with our soul, or the light within. It entails a clearing and activation of the 12 major chakras, and ensuring that energy and light is flowing: An integration of our physical and spiritual aspects: and then within the energy of unity a connection to our soul and the light within. Takes about an hour and there's time for explanation and questions.

Sports Rehabilitation/Massage is available for any person wishing to enhance their performance and relaxation as well as identifying and addressing any postural, muscular, or sports related problems. Sports massage is a deep tissue massage which really gets down to the core of those aches and pains. Not just for athletes! 

Swiss Reflex Treatment This is an amalgamation of aromatherapy and reflexology and is a very powerful therapy. Areas of congestion and tension are identified using reflexology techniques on the feet and then a suitable blend of essential oils (in a carrier oil base) is used during the reflexology treatment session.

Theta Healing  A theta session consists of talking about the presenting problem and exploring what thought patterns and limiting beliefs are connected to it.
After identifying the beliefs or thought patterns, a muscle testing technique is used to assess whether the belief is held in the unconscious mind as often they are. Once the belief has been identified the practitioner will ask for permission from the client to remove the belief and change it to a positive one. This is then re-assessed.

Swedish Massage is a great way to relieve stress and tension from tired muscles and enjoy some well deserved 'time out'. This can be performed with a plain oil or a pre-mixed aromatherapy oil to continue the benefits after leaving.

Contact Information

True Serenity, Centre for Holistic Excellence

Blue Pit Mill
Queensway
Castleton
Rochdale
OL11 2PG

Tel: 01706 630750

Mobile: 07834 489949

Opening times

Monday - Closed

Tuesday & Thursday
10.00am - 8.30pm

Wednesday & Friday                          10.00am - 6pm 

Saturday                                       10.00am - 2.00pm

*Additional hours by arrangement* 

NB: Closed Bank Holidays

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