Wendy Howdin

Wendy’s interest in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) developed during her 3-year training in Shiatsu. She graduated from the Shiatsu College in 1996. She went on to complete a 4-year MSc in Traditional Chinese Medicine (Acupuncture and Herbs) at the Academy of Chinese Culture and Health Studies, California, USA in 2003.

Wendy is committed to her ongoing development as a practitioner. She has undertaken numerous short courses and more recently 2 substantial Diplomas to support her major areas of interests in Gynaecology/Fertility and Dermatology.

In 2015 Wendy completed a post graduate Diploma in Chinese Medicine Dermatology with Marzin Al-Khafaji of Avicenna, a world-leading expert in Chinese Medicine specialising in Dermatology.

Having completed a post graduate Diploma in TCM Gynaecology and Obstetrics with Trevor Wings in 2016, Wendy became an Associate Practitioner of the Women’s Natural Health Practice.


Previously, Wendy worked as a Social Worker, specialising in Substance Dependency Problems for many years.

She has studied with Marzin Al-Khafaji, Trevor Wings, Jane Lyttleton, Debra Betts, Sarah Budd, Jani White, Giovanni Maciocia, Charlie Buck, Isaac Cohen, Paul Lundberg, Clifford Andrews and Virgina Doran. She enjoys Qi Gong and has studied with Bisong Guo.

Wendy lives in Newcastle upon Tyne and offers clinics at Urban Angel/ Fleming Business Centre and Central Newcastle.

Treatments offered

Wendy offers treatments to support most conditions. She has a particular interest in musculoskeletal problems/pain, fertility issues, gynaecology, menopause, pain and dermatology.

Services and prices:


Initial consultation and treatment £55; follow on treatment £40

Herbal Medicine

Initial consultation and treatment £40; follow on consultations £25

  • The cost of herbs in addition to the consultation fee.

  • If you are also having acupuncture treatment the cost of herbal consultation is included.

  • The cost of herbs will depend on the prescription and type and quantity of herbs used.


Shiatsu - £50

You can find more information on my website here.


Wendy is a fully qualified practitioner and a member of the British Acupuncture Council, the Register of Chinese Herbal Medicine and an Associate Practitioner of the Women’s Natural Health Practice. 

0789 622 9384

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