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What to Expect at your Appointment

Plenty of time to talk about everything that is troubling you.

A relaxed atmosphere and a warm and non-judgemental listener.

A clear treatment plan, sometimes including additional holistic recommendations to support your recovery.

An explanation of the homeopathic approach, and what to expect from your course of treatment.


Your Treatment Plan – ‘How Many Appointments Do I Need?’

Everyone responds in their own way to homeopathic treatment, and the number of appointments needed can depend on, for example, how long you have been unwell, your general level of health and vitality, and whether you are on long term medications from your doctor, among other factors.  At your first appointment we will look at the factors affecting your health and agree a treatment plan which is tailor-made to support your recovery.

As a general guide, you might wish to consider it this way: approximately one month of treatment for each year you have been unwell.  Thus, if you have a chronic health problem of 5 – 10 years duration, you should expect to come for a course of treatment initially for a period of 6 – 12 months to gain the maximum benefit from the treatment (ie approx 4 – 10 appointments, depending on individual circumstances).  Homeopathic remedies can stimulate a healing response that lasts for weeks or even months in some cases, and so the interval between appointments is typically longer than for other types of treatment.

A commitment to a course of homeopathic treatment will ensure you receive the greatest healing benefit from it.  A number of sessions allows me to get to know you, and to understand the story of your illness.  Once you are on the road to recovery I suggest you get in touch as and when you need to, and in any case a twice yearly appointment (eg in early spring and autumn) can help to ‘nip in the bud’ any signs of ill health, and maintain your vitality and sense of well being.


My Availability

I am available for face to face appointments at Neal’s Yard Remedies, Tavistock on Tuesday mornings, and Abbey Mead Natural Health Centre on other weekdays.  I offer one Saturday Clinic each month.

Zoom and telephone appointments are available for UK and International clients, according to your time zone (I can be flexible to accommodate this).  Please get in touch for Zoom contact details.



Treatment fees are payable by cash, credit or debit card, or BACS, on the day of your appointment please.  I can provide receipted invoices for insurance purposes if required.

Adult first appointment/follow up 120/60 mins (including remedies): £90/£65

Child first appointment/follow up 60/45 mins (including remedies): £70/£50

Infant (under 1 year) all appointments: £40

Acute treatment by phone or Skype: £20 – £35

Repeat prescription or additional remedies without appointment: £10 – £20


What if I need to cancel or postpone my appointment?

It is fine to cancel or postpone your appointment, but please give at least 24 hours notice or unfortunately I will need to charge a cancellation fee to cover my costs.

Do I need to stop taking my regular medication before coming to see you?

Please continue with your usual GP prescribed medications when you begin treatment.  You may also wish to inform your GP and any other healthcare providers that you are coming to see me.

What if I have any questions or need to speak to you between appointments?

One of the keys to success with homeopathic treatment is staying in touch.  You may contact me via email, telephone, mobile/cellphone or text.  Please get in touch if at any stage of your treatment you are concerned about any aspect, and feel free to update me on your progress between appointments.

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About Me

Hello, I’m Karen. I am a homeopath based in Tavistock, Devon, UK and I also consult locally and worldwide via Skype. I am a lecturer and clinical supervisor at the School of Homeopathy in Stroud, and offer supervision for qualified homeopaths and for students.

Connect With Me


Abbey Mead Natural Health Centre

You will find me at Abbey Mead Natural Health Centre, 7 Plymouth Rd, Tavistock PL19 8AU

Neal's Yard Remedies, Tavistock

You will find me at Neal’s Yard Remedies, 16 Duke Street, Tavistock PL19 0BA