About The Team

Acupuncture That Works Ltd, one of the fastest growing acupuncture brands 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

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.

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.

Emma is a NADA Practitioner and is an Associate Director at the Healing & Acupuncture College. Emma specialises in Cosmetic Acupuncture.

Clare Cowell

Clare Cowell - Acupuncturist - Acupuncture That Works
Clare Cowell

Clare Cowell is one of our resident acupuncturists, and qualified physiotherapist.

Clare has lived in 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 Health Professions Council (HPC) and the Acupuncture Association of Chartered Physios (AACP), and is also an AACP Trainer.

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

Catherine Peake - Acupuncturist - Acupuncture That Works
Catherine Peake

Cath Peake is one of the resident Acupuncturists at Acupuncture That Works.

Cath used acupuncture in her second pregnancy for morning sickness and it inspired her so much that she wanted to learn more and study how to become an acupuncturist. Cath qualified from Shulan College of Chinese Medicine and is Dip.Ac.

Cath is a a NADA Practitioner with a Level 2 in Reiki, and she also practices Tuina.

She also specialises in auricular acupuncture looking at areas such as addiction and detoxification.

Elle Owen

Elle Owen - Reflexologist - Acupuncture That Works
Elle Owen

Qualified Reflexologist and Acupuncturist Elle is also a Level 2 Master Reiki healer.

She comes with a wealth of clinical knowledge including fertility and cancer as an aid for patients.

Elle has been a part of the therapist team at St Luke’s hospice for over 3 years.

Elle often combines her treatments now to give you a full holistic session in order to try and give you as much aid as possible.

Christina Cassidy

Christina Cassidy - Receptionist - Acupuncture That Works
Christina Cassidy

Christina is the receptionist here at Acupuncture That Works.

She has had various roles in health, education and management, and most recently Chris has been volunteering at Leighton Hospital and St. Luke’s – Acupuncture Clinic.

Christina has worked with Emma for over 4 years.

She has a degree in Biochemistry, as well as qualifications in nursing, teaching and management.

Amanda North

Amanada North - Massage Therapist - Acupuncture That Works
Amanda North

After suffering a burnout in her career as a Senior Buyer, Amanda discovered that having regular deep tissue massage was extremely beneficial to her wellbeing and her overall recovery.

Once Amanda regained her health, she made the decision to become a fully qualified Massage Therapist.

Since becoming qualified, Amanda has expanded on her abilities that has enabled her to offer a more holistic treatment to her clients and is proficient in the following therapies: Deep Tissue Massage, Chinese Cupping Therapy, Restorative Foot and Hand Massage, Reflexology, Head Neck and Shoulder Massage, Sinus Drainage, Ear Candling, Lymphatic Drainage, Hot Stone Therapy.

Nadine Tallis

Nadine Tallis - Acupuncturist - Acupuncture That Works
Nadine Tallis

Nadine obtained a 1st Class Honours Degree in Acupuncture after her mum’s diagnosis with lung cancer, so as to be able to help others who are suffering with the symptoms of cancer.

Nadine used a multi-therapeutic approach to help her clients.

She combines the seven principles and the five elements, microsystems, Korean, electric acupuncture and moxibustion.

She specialises in chronic pain and illness management, depression, anxiety and mental wellbeing, stress management and issues with addiction.