Sue is a mother of two daughters and grandmother to three grandchildren. Her background is in nursing and midwifery which she practiced from 1979 until retirement at the end of 2015. Although she still works as a volunteer, this is an operational lead for a project at the local hospital dealing with anxiety and stress. In 2006 she set up her own business SOME Training Ltd with a friend she had known since 1979 also with a nursing background. She became a Lantra Registered Instructor and Examiner in First Aid for adults and children, as well as delivering first aid courses.
She is an External Verifier for this same body to ensure quality and standards are met in the industry and also train new instructors to deliver First Aid training and write industry materials. She qualified in Aromatherapy and Massage in 1996 with the Jill Bruce School of Aromatherapy, she specialized predominantly in the maternity care setting up an aromatherapy service within the local maternity unit, working with pregnant clients and teaching health professionals and therapists locally and eventually through the business internationally.
Sue also works in general as a therapist and she is insured with the relevant professional bodies. Other skills acquired over the years are Baby Massage Instructor, Bach Flower Remedies Level 1 & 2, Professional Relaxation Therapy Diploma and a Neuro-Linguistic Programming Diploma. She has written various articles for journals and magazines as well as contributing to books in subjects relating to complementary therapies.
Her latest joint venture is the publication of a book Aromatherapy & Massage in Pregnancy and the launch of a new 5-day accredited course entitled the same. You can read more about Sue and her work at www.sometrainingltd.co.uk