Welcome to Buttercross Natural Health Practice

Buttercross Natural Health Practice is managed by Valerie and Ken Dodson who also carry out the treatments. Valerie is a qualified nurse and midwife with over 30 years’ experience. She is highly experienced naturopathic colon hydrotherapist and specialises in colon hydrotherapy (colonic irrigation), food intolerance, candida testing, reflexology, Reiki, diet and nutrition.

Valerie is a Registered Therapist and Specialist Community Public Health Nurse, qualified nurse and midwife. She graduated with a Bachelor of Medical Science class one honours degree in Specialist Community Nursing and Health Care Practice.

She trained at the National College of Colon Hydrotherapy and gained a Post Graduate Certificate with distinction. Valerie is a member of the Association and Register of Colon Hydrotherapists (ARCH) who are pleased to be supporting the work of the IBS network. She is also registered with the Association of Reflexologists (AoR) and the Complementary and Natural Healthcare Council (CNHC) which is sponsored by The Department of Health. Colon hydrotherapists are classified as Naturopaths within the CNHC register.

Ken is a highly experienced and fully qualified clinical hypnotherapist and specialises in Hypnotherapy, Neuro Linguistic Programming (NLP), life coaching, Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) and Transformational Therapy. He trained at the College of Transformational Therapy and also gained a practitioners certificate in NLP. Ken is a member of the Society for Transformational Therapy and registered with the Hypnotherapy Association. He is a member of the National Council for Hypnotherapy.

Ken is also a fully qualified Cognitive Behaviour Therapist having gained a clinical diploma, training at Bristol Community Practice.

The practice is situated in Bingham, which is between Grantham and Nottingham in Nottinghamshire.

Colon Hydrotherapy
Valerie is a member of the Association and Register of Colon Hydrotherapists (ARCH) who is proud to be working with the IBS network to facilitate awareness and self-management of IBS Read more…
Cognitive Behaviour Therapy
Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) is the only form of psychotherapy to have been scientifically researched and approved by the NHS. The National Institute of Clinical Excellence (NICE) recommends CBT for anxiety. Read more…
Transformational Therapy
Transformational Therapy establishes where you are now, and identifies where you would like to be; and how to get there by transforming your thoughts, feelings and emotions. Read more…
Reiki
Reiki is a gentle, non-intrusive, hands on, natural healing technique. It is based on the premise that a  universal energy system permeates all living things. Read more…
Reflexology
Reflexology is a holistic, non intrusive complementary therapy which works on the discovery that there are relationships, called reflexes, between the feet and hands and all of the glands, organs and parts of the body. Read more…
Neuro-Linguistic Programming
NLP is a method used for identifying what you want and need, and a guided pathway to ensure you achieve it. Read more…
Hypnotherapy
Hypnotherapy is defined as a state of consciousness in which your logical mind relaxes sufficiently for your subconscious mind to be used for the benefit of your health. Read more…
Food Intolerance Testing
Do you have a suspicion that some foods are making you feel unwell? This test is non invasive and painless Read more…