Wellbeing Talks

Anne Matthews Oct 2011

Our Chiropractors & Therapists are available to give wellbeing talks and presentations to interested groups similar to these listed below. Please contact our Clinic Manager, Claire Murray


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The 3 day Paediatric Chiropractic Course-‘Connection, Communication, Cranials and Care’.

We are delighted to announce a unique three day paediatric chiropractic event with two experienced paediatric chiropractors who have dedicated their entire professional lives to serving their paediatric population. Dr.Sharon Vallone from Connecticut USA and Dr.Anne Matthews, Belfast, Northern Ireland have created a very special three day seminar to share their experience of the new born connection, communication, hands on cranial therapy and the overall care of the new-born infant.

You will leave having expanded your knowledge and will feel more confident in the care of the infant on your next working day.

Please see the web address below to learn more about the lecturers individually.

The seminar will be held at The Hogsback Hotel in Surrey, near Farnham, where there will also be accommodation for those travelling far. In this unique seminar, two lecturers will create content together, blending their expertise and clinical experience to provide you with a memorable learning experience. They are truly exceptional paediatric chiropractors with a willingness to share their with you so that you can serve more children in your communities.

 Thursday, 1 March, 2018   9am – 5pm
 The Hog’s Back Hotel, Farnham, Seale, GU10 1EX
 Fully booked



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Simple ways to eat for health in 2017

Join us for an hour-long talk by our Registered Nutritional Therapist, Claire Clerkin on simple ways you can start to improve your diet in 2017.

This is a free talk, but spaces are limited so please book your space

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Breastfeeding Workshops 2016/2017

Essential preparation for parents-to-be with Sinéad Lynch, Lactation Consultant

Various dates throughout 2016 and 2017

See our Facebook page events for more information


 How to handle emotional eating

Belfast Chiropractic and Complementary Therapies Clinic – 228 Ormeau Road, Belfast, BT7 2FZ




Transform Your body & Lifestyle with the Forever FIT program

@ Workshop Room, Belfast Chiropractic Clinic & Complementary Therapies Monday 11th April 2016 @ 7.00pm


Aloe Vera for Starters’

@ Workshop Room, Belfast Chiropractic Clinic & Complementary Therapies                                     Monday 4 April 2016 @ 7.00pm

The Vitality Seminar: Steps to abundant energy and wellbeing

Ballybay Wetlands Centre – Clones Road, Ballybay, Ireland                                                       Saturday 27th February 2016, 10:00am to 5:00pm

Co-hosted by Claire Clerkin, Registered Nutritional Therapist

 BBC Ulster Radio Gardeners Corner

Saturday 27th February 2016, 9.03am                                                                                           Rachel and Sarah share with Cherrie McIllwaine how to avoid post gardening pain

‘Aloe Vera for Starters’

@ Workshop Room, Belfast Chiropractic Clinic & Complementary Therapies                                          Monday 15 February 2016 @ 7.00pm

 Emotional Eating & Blood Sugar Balance

Four Seasons Hotel, Monaghan                                                                                                 Wednesday 27th January 2016,  7pm – 9pm

Emotional Eating & Blood Sugar Balance: Aisling Cowan, Registered Nutritionist and Advanced Mindcoach

NVTV, Focal Point Community News

Monday 25th January 2016

TV appearance with Claire Clerkin exploring the effects of sugar consumption

 Wellness Weekend

Victoria Square

 Victoria Square, Belfast

 Saturday 15th & Sunday 16th January 2016



Nutrition and Cooking

Colin Glen Allotments, Belfast

5 week Progra mme with young people offering Nutrition and Cooking sessions at Colinglen Allotments, they do gardening then cooking: if we can help young people feel differently about food then we can help them change their food behaviour.







Transform Your Body & Lifestyle with the Forever FIT program

@ Workshop Room, Belfast Chiropractic Clinic & Complementary Therapies
Monday 14 September 2015 @ 7.00pm

An Droichead, 20 Cooke Street, Ormeau Road, Belfast, BT7 2EP

(2012 – 2014)

Workshops and presentations to teaching staff of Early Years and Nursery classes on observing neuro-developmental delay in children, both in the classroom and playground settings. Together with facilitating play and active communication to calm challenging behaviours and to help children recognize balance within their bodies

Natural Health Fair

Ramada Plaza Hotel, Shaws Bridge, Belfast
Sunday 13th November 2011 – 10.00am to 6.00pm

Why kids talk back:  Anne Matthews, Chiropractor, Physiotherapist and Cranio-sacral Therapist at 14.30

Health Fair

Victoria Girls School, Malone Road, Belfast
Saturday 5th February 2011 – 10.00am to 1.00pm

Why kids talk back:  Anne Matthews, Chiropractor, Physiotherapist and Cranio-sacral Therapist at 13.30

Why Kids Talk Back

N. Ireland Complementary Therapies Natural Health Fair
Ramada Hotel, Shaws Bridge, Belfast
Sunday 14 November 2010 – 10.00am to 6.00pm

Why kids talk back:  Anne Matthews, Chiropractor, Physiotherapist and Cranio-sacral Therapist at 13.30


The Impact of Cranio-sacral based Therapy on the
Health and Educational Outcomes of Children

1 Day Seminar – Monday 22 March 2009 – hosted  by the
Integrated Services for Children and Young People –
Greater Shankill Partnership, Spectrum Centre, 331-333 Shankill Road, Belfast

The seminar will be of interest to those involved within health and education, at all levels, including policy makers and especially those working with or having responsibility for children and disabilities.

Dr Rachel Harrison, GP in Edinburgh, Anne Matthews, Chiropractor, Physiotherapist and Cranio-sacral Therapist and Mary Roulston, Principal of Millennium Integrated Primary School will be giving presentations
Neuro-developmental Delay in Children

Children who find school challenging often have a profile of developmental delay and may display a range of difficulties with their physical co-ordination, learning, speech and language development and behaviour.

The Dunmurray/Lisburn Extended Schools Partnership would like to invite you to an event to raise awareness of the effects of Neuro-developmental Delay in our children and the skills required to anticipate and manage the consequent behaviours.

Guest speakers:

Anne Matthews BSc Hons (Physiotherapy), DC (Chiropractic), Dip Biomech, FCC

Cathy O’Connell, Institute of Stress Management, Dip Hypnotherapy and Neuro-linguistic Programming

25th June 2007 – 7.00pm to 8.30pm at Lagan Valley Island Centre, Lisburn.


Anne Matthews has given educational talks over the years on

Neuro-developmental Delay and explains the benefits of Chiropractic and Cranio-sacral Therapy for children,

to schools and charity groups.   She also gives practical advice for parents at evening talks in order to assist with enhancing family dynamics by increasing their awareness in this area of work.

She was involved in an Extended Schools Programme, involving 3 secondary schools in Lisburn – Lisnagarvey, St Patrick’s and Dunmurray High – which included delivering talks on the subject to teachers and classroom assistants.  She has worked hands-on with their Special Needs Groups and guided teachers as to ways in which to integrate the knowledge into their management within the classroom.

The primary schools include –

Cedar Integrated Primary School, Crossgar
Millenium Primary School, Carryduff

The charity groups include –

National Childbirth Trust – Belfast and Down branches
Lifestart, Portaferry

In which she has explained the positive benefits of her practical approach to the management of the pregnant women, newborns and children using the integration of her therapeutic tools from the disciplines of Chiropractic, Physiotherapy and Cranio-sacral Technique.

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