BA(Hons), BRCP, IIR, ART(regd)Hons, FAoR. Member of the Association of Reflexologists, International Institute of Reflexology, British Register of Complementary Practitioners, Member of the Complementary Therapist’s Association and awarded two Honorary Fellowships from Advanced Reflexology Techniques (ART) 1998 and the Association of Reflexologists (AoR) 2008.
Lynne discovered Vertical Reflexology Technique (VRT) while working on mobility problems associated with older people. She has subsequently developed and extended this technique to cover all age groups and most conditions. Lynne has run a reflexology clinic at the St Monica Trust Bristol, a 400-person residential complex for older people, for 18 years. For the past 10 years she also worked with a professional Championship football team.
In June 1998 Lynne presented at the inaugural ART conference in London, where she was awarded an Honorary Fellowship for services to reflexology. In 2008 the Association of Reflexologists awarded her an Honorary Fellowship for her contribution to the science of reflexology.
Lynne has also developed VRT Nail-working treatments and mapped out reflexes on a grid system on the nails. These methods form part of the VRT Hand and Nail-Working course. Knowledge of VRT is a required component on many professional accredited reflexology diploma courses.Lynne and VRT tutors regularly run courses in Europe and she has taught in South Africa, Japan, USA, Australia, Canada, Jamaica and Dubai. She has presented at international conferences in the UK, Finland, Denmark, Jamaica, South Africa, Eire and USA, and was the keynote speaker at Australian and Canadian reflexology conferences.
Lynne has written a best-selling book on Vertical Reflex Therapy and Synergistic Reflexology, called Vertical Reflexology, published by Piatkus Books in September 2000 (reprinted three times). Vertical Reflexology for Hands was published in June 2003. (both reprinted several times). They are translated into Dutch, Russian, Czech, Portuguese in Brazil, Japanese and the Estonian version is due soon..
She and appointed VRT tutors are engaged in running seminars in the UK and internationally, where her new advanced techniques have been taught to over 7,000 qualified reflexologists.
Lynne teaches courses in the UK and internationally.