Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take
But by the moments that take our breath away
Author Unknown 12th October 2008
Horizon – Catherine Thomas
At Horizon, we can offer you a range of therapies to suit your specific needs. Our therapists are all highly skilled, experienced practitioners in their field. They will listen carefully to your needs and tailor their work with you to provide an individual, effective service. We have a well established group of therapists and an exciting new range of services, including group work and general health based one-to-one consultations.
Registered Osteopath – Eifion Lewis
Osteopathy – Making Structure Function
At Horizon in Gorseinon, Swansea and Aardvark
By prior appointment only at:
15 Brynmead Close
Tel: 01792 203881
The Aims of the College:
To offer first class tuition at reasonable prices. To keep up-todate with legislation, approvals and accredation.
To seek further accredation if applicable. To work in an enjoyable but professional manner, allowing the student to have fun while learning.
All Zodiac courses have been inspected by and approved / accredited by external bodies.
The college tutors all have their own private practices keeping up with high standards and the latest techniques.
Contact Alun or Bridgette on 01792 512294 / 07786 416324 or alternatively by email at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Swansea & Gower Cancer Self Help Group
Spend a day in the company of others who have experienced what you are going through.
Swansea & Gower Cancer Self Help Group is open to adults (Male & Female) affected by Cancer. You can also bring a friend or partner along with you.
We are here to help you with;
Eating healthy food
Determination and faith.
You will start to realise that you can live with Cancer. Twice a month we meet with a team of qualified therapists who volunteer their time to help members cope with the effects of Cancer working alongside orthodox medicine.
Support and understanding
Activities- Art / Pottery e.t.c
Time to sort out your feelings in a safe environment
HOWEVER, WE DO NOT GIVE MEDICAL ADVICE.
“Cancer is no longer a death sentence and
that is why the group is there to help people”
We meet on the 2nd and last Saturday of every month at:
Norton Lodge, Norton Avenue, Norton, Swansea.
Our group is always ready to welcome new members, new therapists who wish to offer their services or anyone who would like to assist on our day at Norton Lodge or by raising funds for the charity.
The Swansea and Gower Cancer Self Help Group is supported by the locally well known Dr Salah el-Shakawi who is our patron.
Dr Salah el Shakawi is a leading Cancer specialist in Wales and the Rev Eldon Phillips is the charity chaplain.
For more information please telephone Yvonne Young on 01792 281111
Magical and Serene
If you are looking for a peaceful place to relax, you do not have to go any further than our grounds.
Our 23 acres of land are completely private and include open parkland and wildflower meadows with a meandering river running through 6 acres of ancient oak forest.
You can take a walk through our enchanting woodlands or sit on a bench to read, paint and just enjoy being in nature.
The house is bright, comfortable and inviting. The bedrooms can provide twin beds or ‘super-king’ doubles. Guests are welcome to relax in the spacious 35 foot living room with panoramic views of the countryside. There is also a patio, formal garden and children’s play area for you to enjoy.
We offer a range of residential weekend workshops to stimulate body, mind and spirit. Ask for our schedule of courses in holistic health, yoga, nature studies, crafts and creativity.
Your visit may be enhanced by a range of holistic bodywork therapies by fully qualified practitioners.
A session after a day’s activity will be sure to undo any tensions you may have, and renew your energy ready for your next adventure.
For further information please contact:
Rex or Alaea Beynon
Seren Retreat, Bryncoch Farm, Gower, Swansea, Wales, SA2 7LB,
Tel: +44 (0)1792 371421
The Bristol Cancer Help Centre
There is a Hospital for Complementary / Alternative Therapies that might be of benefit to you, if you or a loved one are suffering with Cancer, please click on to: www.bristolcancerhelp.org
The Bristol Cancer Help Centre is a leading U.K charity which has pioneered and specialises in the Bristol Approach to cancer care.
The Bristol Approach is an holistic approach to cancer care that uses a range of complementary therapies and self-help techniques designed to help people deal with the emotional, physical and spiritual impact of a cancer diagnosis.
The Bristol Approach works hand-in-hand with any medical treatment and is underpinned by the science of psycho-neuro-immunology, which is supported by leading oncologists.
Courses are led by an experienced multi-disciplinary team of doctors, nurses and therapists for those who require help with their condition and training is available for those working in complementary therapies.
A new start for this organisation has begun as it expands, the contact details are:
National Telephone Helpline: 0845 123 23 10 or email@example.com
The Bristol Homeopathic Hospital
There is a Hospital in Bristol that has had success in fighting certain Cancers with Homeopathic skills. A referral can be requested through your G.P and treatment can progress along side your N.H.S conventional treatment, as it is complementary to your cancer medication.
For more information look at their home page www.uhbristol.nhs.uk/homeopathy
Alternatively telephone 01179 731231 or write to Bristol Homeopathic Hospital,
This well known cancer charity now has the ability to assist people financially while they or their loved one is suffering with cancer.
For more details of benefits, help with housing costs, health costs, children’s needs, transport expenses, loans and grants or any relative financial questions, please ring 0808 808 0121.
For general enquiries ring 0800 500 800, lines are open 8am-8pm mon-fri and 9am-12pm sat morning.
Alternatively you can look at their website www.macmillan.org.uk
for more in-depth information about the group.
Depression Alliance Cymru
Depression Busting, a new weapon in the fight against depression.
Courses and products to help fight depression, supplied by professional health people who have personal experience of depression.
Self-Help Groups run at:
Mind, 1st Floor, 66 St Helens Road, Swansea. Every Wed 7-9pm.
For details of your local Mind Association and local services
Telephone: 0845 766 0163
The Cross Community Centre, High Street, Pontardawe.
Every other Tuesday 12.30-2.30pm. Contact Jacqui 02920 692891
There are other groups throughout Wales Including:
Bridgend, Carmarthen, Ystradgynlais and Cardiff.
Please contact DACymru head office below for more details.
This is a charity, DACymru,
11 Plas Melin, Westbourne Road, Whitchurch, Cardiff, CF14 2BT.
Tel: 02920 692891 or 0845 1232320
Anxiety Care Helpline 0208 478 3400 Monday and Wednesdays 10am-3pm or visit
Sudden Death Support Association
This is an organisation to help relatives and close friends of people who have died suddenly. SDSA is an organisation run by people who have experienced a sudden and tragic loss and would like to help you in your time of need.
Telephone: 01189 889797 or write to SDSA, Dolphin House, Part Lane, Swallowfield, Reading, Berkshire, RG7 1TB.
Supporting Bereaved Parents
Telephone: 0117 953 9639
Telephone: 0345 909090
The Alzheimer’s Society
The Alzheimer’s Society runs a helpline, offering information and support for anyone who has concerns about Alzheimer’s disease.
The number to ring is 08453 000336, the helpline is open from 08.30am to 6.30pm Monday to Friday.
For advice and support while you are working through bereavement, more information at www.crusebereavementcare.org.uk
Telephone: 020 8939 0530 for details of your local branch.
Helping children cope with bereavement
Helping those suffering with epilepsy
Bipolar Education Programme Cymru
National Centre for Mental Health
Parents worried about a young persons mental health (under 25)
Call the Young Minds Parents Helpline on 0808 802 5544 or visit
Independent Funeral Director
Phillip Davies, 936 Carmarthen Road, Fforestfach, Swansea, SA5 4AB.
For Dignity and Excellence, 24 Hour Personal Service, Telephone 01792 58192
Circle of Light Messages from God / Source
God / Source is beyond words, pure, conscious, all encompassing Love. God / Source is beyond gender and yet it includes the divine masculine and the divine feminine.
Thus do we invite you to use whatever word is comfortable to you, as you read or listen to these messages. Know that we honour all words for God / Source.
We also embrace all who have embodied God’s Love perfectly on Earth.
At Cygnus Books we publish a free monthly magazine, Cygnus Review, which is written with love to guide, uplift and inspire you.
We select the best mind body and spirit books and make them available to you at reduced prices, so you can feed your soul…. without burning a hole in your pocket!
Interesting Websites for Good Causes
Alcohol Drinkline 0800 917 8282
Alcoholics Anonymous 0845 769 7555
Bereavement ( Child Death Helpline ) 0800 282 986
Cruse Bereavement 0870 167 1677
Carers Line 0808 808 7777
Childline 0800 1111
Crimestoppers 0800 555 111
Consumer Advice 08454 040506
Disability Helpline 01302 310123
Drugs Helpline 0800 776600
NSPCC 0808 100 2524
Samaritans 08457 909090
Legal Service 0845 3454 345
Money and Debt 0808 808 4000
NHS Direct 0845 4647
Gamcare (Gambling) 0845 600 0133
Lesbian & Gay Switchboard 020 7837 7324
Swansea Bay Lesbian & Bisexual 01792 539821
Victim Support 0845 3030 900
Relate 01267 236737
Swansea Womens Centre 01792 411119
Swansea Incest Helpline 01792 648805
West Glam Council for Alcohol/Drug Abuse 01639 890863
Womens Aid 01792 644683
Cancer Info & Support Services 01792 655025
Terence Higgins Trust 01792 477540
Psychosexual & Sexual Issues Therapy 01792 424317
Tai Hafan Women & Children Support 01267 225555
Wales Domestic Abuse Helpline 0808 8010 800