Alan Howell Essential Oils


21, Chatsworth Crescent






0208 569 8440


0208 569 8440

0845 458 5757

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By Alan Howell

Alan Howell


Shechina                                                                                               Telephone: 0845 458 5757

21, Chatsworth Crescent                                                                       Facsimile: 0208 569 8440


Middlesex                                                                                             E-mail:

TW3 2PE                                                                                             Website:


An experienced multidisciplinary complementary therapist, specialising in advanced body work techniques including shiatsu,  so-tai, se-tai, shin-tai, therapeutic massage and clinical aromatherapy, running several successful practices in the UK and China. Founder of ‘Shechina’, an Essential Oil Supply Company which provides superior quality oils for Professional therapists.  Extensive training, advanced knowledge and experience in specialist subjects within the field of phyto-therapy & body work, lecturing at International level, both in the UK and China.  Co-author and researcher of 3 books in the field of complementary medicine.  An efficient and self-sufficient administrator with specific skills gained within extremely demanding environments such as the hospitality industry and finance.


British School of Shiatsu-Do Practitioner Certificate

ITEC Anatomy, Physiology & Massage

Elected to Licentiate of the HCIMA

HCIMA Professional Qualifications (this is now a degree course at TVU)

OND Hotel and Catering Operations


1992 - 1994 Institute of Traditional Herbal Medicine & Aromatherapy

Studied Clinical Aromatherapy & Therapeutic Massage

1992 & 1994 International School of Shiatsu-Do

Post graduate courses in Shin-Tai with Saul Goodman

1991 Arnold Taylor School, Westminster

ITEC Anatomy, Physiology & Massage

1989 British School of Shiatsu-Do

Post graduate courses in Sei-Tai (high impact structural release)

1988 British School of Shiatsu-Do

Post graduate courses in So-Tai (low impact structural release)

1986 - 1990 British School of Shiatsu-Do

Practitioner Qualification

1984 - 1986 National Institute of Medical Herbalists

Studied Phytotherapy

1977 - 1981 Ealing College of Higher Education

Elected to Licentiate of the HCIMA October 1981

HCIMA Professional Qualifications July 1981

OND Hotel and Catering Operations 1979

Insured to Practice:

Acupressure, Acupuncture, Aromatherapy, Bach Remedies, Colour Therapy,  Counselling, Craniosacral Therapy, Crystal Therapy, Healing, Herbal Medicine, Homoeopathy, Hopi Ear Candles, Iridology, Kinesiology, Massage, Moxibustion, Nutrition Therapy, Past Life Regression Therapy, Reflexology, Seitai, Shiatsu, Shin-Tai, Teaching, Vitamin & Mineral Therapy, Zoopharmacognosy.


1986 – Present Shechina Essential Oils, 21, Chatsworth Crescent, Hounslow

Founder of an Essential Oil Supply Company which provides superior quality oils for therapists to use in their practice, with consideration to the end user (the client), and with care for the environment.  This company is Practitioner only and supplies direct to practitioners and students in the field of Phyto-Medicine. Formulates and develops bespoke phyto-products of natural origin for both human and animal use

1987 – Present  Private Complementary Medicine Practice

Developed a successful private complementary medicine practice, involving consultation, energetic diagnosis and Shin-Tai treatments with possible prescription of Nutritional Supplements, and Homoeopathic or Herbal Remedies.

Developing and teaching advanced post graduate courses  for practitioners in Body Energetics.  Exploring the importance of energy in both biomedical and CAM traditions and its relationship to the body in health and illness. Focusing more specifically on Five Element theory, energy imbalances and the effects on homoeostasis, the energetic properties of essential oils and their application in Aromatherapy. Applying theory to practice, looking at case studies – energetic approaches to individual presenting energetic imbalances.

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Alan Howell - Curriculum Vitae

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