Maggie Brooks-Carter DO RGN SMTO

THERAPIES

Maggie is an Osteopath at Brooks-Carter Clinic and practices the following therapies:

Read more about Maggie below.

HOURS

Maggie is available for appointment bookings at the following times:

  • Monday: 4.15 - 7.30pm - Matrix or EFT
  • Tuesday: On-line appointments for Matrix or EFT
  • Wednesday: no appointments
  • Thursday: On-line appointments for Matrix or EFT
  • Friday: 4 - 7pm Osteopathy
  • Saturday: 9.45am - 12.45pm - Osteopathy
  • Sunday: 9.45am - 12.45pm - Osteopathy 

 PRICES

A consultation and treatment with any osteopath costs £47 (first appointment costs £55).

Maggie accepts bookings from BUPA, AXA PPP and Aviva insurance clients.

Matrix Reimprinting, Matrix Birth Reimprinting, Metakinetics, EFT appointments are £60 for 75 minutes.

BOOKING

To book call 01224 822956 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

SUMMARY                  

  • Registered Osteopath
  • Uses a varied approach to treatment that includes Osteopathic Techniques and soft tissue/Remedial Massage work
  • Working on-line and in person with Energy and Talking Therapies (Matrix Re-imprinting and Meta Kinetics and Emotional Freedom Technique) to help with pain, coping strategies, address issues of trauma and chronic conditions that don't respond to physical therapy etc.
  • Provides work opportunities for self-employed Massage Therapists as assistants to the osteopaths or by renting them rooms to run their own practices.
  • Present workshops for Remedial and Sports Massage Therapists, Advanced Remedial Massage Therapists who work in BCC to ensure that standards are maintained.
  • Provide mentoring for those that work in Brooks-Carter Clinic and other Massage Therapists seeking advice or guidance.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 1972: Registered General Nurse
  • 1980 Taught aerobics and weight training
  • 1985: Gained Diploma in Remedial Massage
  • 1986: Gained Diploma in Advanced Remedial Massage
  • 1988: Gained Diploma in Manipulative Therapy
  • 1992: Qualified in Osteopathy
  • 1993: Teaching qualifications City and Guilds
  • 1994: Assessors qualifications City and Guilds
  • 1994: Diploma in Clinical Aromatherapy
  • 1995: Diploma in Reflexology
  • 2008  International Lecturer USA and Scotland - Advanced Fascial Articulatory Techniques
  • 2012: META Health Coach Diploma
  • 2013: META Kinetics practitioner Diploma
  • 2014  Emotional Freedom Technique Practitioner Diploma
  • 2018 Matrix Reimprinting practitioner Diploma
  • 2019 Matrix Birth Re-impringint practitioner Diploma
  • 1992 – present: Continuing Professional Development certificates in Craniosacral Therapy, Cranial Osteopathy, Anatomy lectures at Aberdeen University (92-98); Abdominal Massage, Muscle Energy Techniques, Sports Massage, Core Stability, Rehabilitation at Physiotherapy and Osteopathic conferences, Biomechanics, Paediatric Osteopathy, Visceral Osteopathy, Energy Work, Trauma work, Family Constellations.

EXPERIENCE:

  • 1972 – 1974 Registered General Nurse in Medical and Gynaecological wards.
  • 1980 – 1989: Fitness Training, Aerobic teacher, teaching weight training
  • 1992 – 2009: Worked with government bodies establishing standards in Massage Therapy, Aromatherapy and Reflexology
  • 1992: Co-founded Scottish Massage Schools (SMS) in Aberdeen offering courses in Swedish Massage and Advanced Remedial Massage and worked with regulatory bodies to discuss standards. SMS launched in Aberdeen as Grampian School of Massage and then established schools in Edinburgh and Inverness. Further courses were developed and added to curriculum offering Remedial and Sports Massage, Manipulative Therapy, On-Site Massage, Reflexology and Clinical Aromatherapy. Maggie taught on all courses
  • 1992: Co-founded Scottish Massage Therapists Organisation (SMTO). Established Code of Conduct and Rules of Association, Complaints Procedures, Membership Criteria, liased with insurance companies to provide Massage Therapists with the right insurance package to keep them safe in practice and provide mentoring as well as support. The aim of the SMTO was to promote and unify Massage Therapy in Scotland and also to provide information to the public and provide a forum if clients wished to complain. The goal was to establish Massage Therapy as the important and effective therapy it is and for the Therapists to be on equal status as other healthcare professionals.
  • 1992 – 2001: Secretary of Scottish Massage Therapists Organisation (SMTO)
  • 2001 to 2016 Chair of SMTO.
  • 1993: The SMTO was one  of the founder organisations for the now named General Council for Massage Therapies – which was set up by the Princes Trust Foundation for Integrated Health to be the regulatory body for Massage Therapy.  Maggie was Chair of the Ethics Committee – established Code of Conduct and Rules of Association, Complaints Procedures and contributed across the board for the profession, acted as expert witness in Scotland. GCMT is the only forum where Professional Associations who represent massage can come together to discuss and resolve industry issues. GCMT aims to represent the views of the whole spectrum of massage practitioners and work collectively in the best interests of the profession getting professional status with other bodies including the NHS. 
  • 1992 – Feb 2011: Lecturer on Ethics, Codes of Conduct and Professionalism as part of Practice Management; Anatomy, Physiology, Pathology, Biomechanics, Practice Management, Stress Management, Application of Swedish, Remedial, Sports, Advanced Remedial, Manipulative techniques on the various courses run by Scottish Massage Schools across Scotland
  • 1992 – present: Mentor to many Massage Therapists through the Scottish Massage Therapists Organisation, Scottish Massage Schools and Brooks-Carter Clinic
  • 1995 – 2016: Council Member of the General Council for Massage Therapies; formerly Communications Chair, Ethics and Professionalism Chair, and Secretary. Involved liaising with other associations and also the Complementary and Natural Healthcare Council which is now the Voluntary Regulatory body for Complementary Therapies. Regular meetings held in London to discuss issues of importance e.g. ethics, standards and improved status as Health Professionals.
  • 1997 – 1999: Lecturer at Napier University on Complementary Therapies Degree course on Differential Diagnosis
  • 2011 – 2014: Advanced workshop presenter internationally in USA and Scotland.
  • 2001 - 2017 External Examiner to affiliated SMTO schools; verifying the examination procedures and giving talks on Professionalism to students/graduates.
  • 2016: Volunteered at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow offering Sports Massage along with other members of the SMTO. The SMTO was one of two organisations whose members could apply to work at the Games.
  • 1992 - present: writing reports as requested in insurance cases.