About The Team

Acupuncture That Works Ltd, the largest independent acupuncture clinic in the UK, is owned and managed by Emma Guy.

Emma discovered acupuncture after she had a period of illness with Ulcerative Colitis and because it benefited her so much she fell in love with it. Emma wanted to help others so she decided to change careers and retrained to become an Acupuncturist.

Emma Guy - Acupuncturist - Acupuncture That Works
Emma Guy

Emma graduated Cert. Ac AHPR from The Healing & Acupuncture College in Bath, under the tutorship of Jamie Hedger and later attained DIP.Ac at Shulan College of Chinese Medicine. Emma is also a MATCM – member of the Association of Traditional Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture UK, a level 2 Reiki healer and has a diploma in Tunia – Chinese medical massage.

Although acupuncture may be used for many things, Emma specialises in Fertility and has been referred to as the ‘baby maker‘. She has also pioneered the ‘Guy Protocol’, initially for hot flushes however it is now used a lot in her clinics for general wellbeing.

Emma teaches in both the colleges she trained at, and she used to be a visiting co-host broadcaster for Redshift Radio on the Health and Wellbeing show.

Clare Cowell - Acupuncturist - Acupuncture That Works
Clare Cowell
Clare Cowell is one of our resident acupuncturists, and qualified physiotherapist. Clare has lived and around Northwich all her life and has a BSc Honours in Physiotherapy, as well as an MSc in Neuromusculoskeletal Healthcare.Clare is a member of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy (CSP), the Acupuncture Association of Chartered Physios (AACP) and the Health Professions Council (HPC). Specific to Acupuncture Clare did her Facial Enhance Acupuncture course in August 2013 and became a member of CAUK, and has a Dip Ac from Shulan College of Chinese Medicine.
Catherine Peake - Acupuncturist - Acupuncture That Works
Catherine Peake


Cath Peake is one of the resident Acupuncturists at Acupuncture That Works. Cath used acupuncture in the second pregnancy for morning sickness and it worked for her; so much that she wanted to learn more and study how to do it. Cath has qualified from Shulan College of Chinese Medicine and is Dip.Ac.

She also specialises in auricular acupuncture for addictions such as alcohol, smoking and drugs. These points also help with stress and anxiety.

Elle Owen - Reflexologist - Acupuncture That Works
Elle Owen
Elle is a qualified Reflexologist and is also a Level 2 Reiki healer. Elle will also be starting her studies again as a Student Acupuncturist, with a view to becoming qualified before 2019. She comes with a wealth of clinical knowledge in treating fertility patients privately and cancer patients as she has also been a part of the therapist team at St Luke’s hospice for over 3 years.

Christina Cassidy - Receptionist - Acupuncture That Works
Christina Cassidy
Chris (Christina) is the receptionist at ATW. She has had various roles in health, education and management, most recently at volunteering at Leighton Hospital and St. Luke’s – Acupuncture Clinic. She has a degree in Biochemistry and qualifications in nursing, teaching and management.

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Gaynor Almond

Gaynor trained in Clinical Reflexology at what is now known as the Contemporary College of Reflexology, under the tutelage of Allison Walker.

Making a decision very early on in her career to specialise in fertility, Gaynor took further training to help couples wanting to conceive naturally, or undergoing conventional treatments such as Clomid, or fully medicated cycles of IUI, IVF, ICSI, as well as with donor eggs.

Gaynor is extremely passionate about helping couples with their fertility, and has been helping couples for the last 4 years across Cheshire and Greater Manchester.

Emma Mango - Acupuncturist - Mango Acupuncture - Acupuncture That Works
Emma Mango

After successful treatment of Meniere’s Disease with acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine, Emma was inspired to help others who in the same way, may be looking for alternative remedies for acute and chronic illnesses.

Emma graduated in 2012 from the University of Lincoln with a first class BSc Honours degree in Acupuncture. A course which is accredited by the British Acupuncture council (BAcC) and the Association of Traditional Chinese Medicine UK (ATCM). She is  currently studying MSc Biomedical Science at the University of Chester

Rosemary Heaton - Hypnotherapist - Pure Mind Hypnotherapy - Acupuncture That Works
Rosemary Heaton

Rosemary uses a combination of Hypnotherapy, NLP and Life Coaching to ensure the best results possible, due to her Master Practitioner Diplomer in Clinical Hypnotherapy, Practical NLP Diploma and Life Coaching Certificate.

It is her intuition and experience which allow her to realise and aid her client’s problems.

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