Cathy Chiplen

Empowerment, empathy and gentle loving touch…

My Services

Thank you for landing here to take a look at my offerings. I hope what I’ve written will give you a good flavour of my work and my own personal approach. I’m always happy to answer any questions you may have, and you are most welcome to book a 15 minute discovery conversation to discuss how we may be able to work together to best meet your needs. Please click on the boxes below for more detail about each of the therapies and services I offer. Holistic Therapy treatments usually take place at my home address at Cheddon Road in Taunton, Somerset but if you have limited mobility for any reason please do get in touch and we can discuss whether it may be possible for me to travel to you for your session (surcharge may apply for travel time and fuel). ‘Soul Midwifery Services’ are usually carried out in your own home.

If you have any aspects you would like to explore, or questions about your own wellbeing, or that or someone you have care for, please get in touch to book a 15 minute discovery telephone conversation with me.

If you have any questions about your child’s wellbeing I will always be happy to try and answer them for you so please do get in contact. Reflexology can assist with lots of childhood conditions and I have worked with my own three children and many other families to treat issues such as trapped wind and constipation in babies and children.

I offer a shorter treatment session for babies or very young children and include in this showing the parents how to work the reflexes themselves so they can maintain it at home. These sessions are priced at £20 for half an hour, and include showing parents how to gently work the reflexes themselves.

Find Out About Available Courses & Events

Throughout the year I usually attend various Holistic Events, obviously these have been halted during the lockdown periods, but watch this space for future events!

I run Reiki Workshops for attunement and initiation to Reiki Level 1, Level 2 and Level 3/Master Level, I do not have a set timetable for these, but run them at request, in small groups usually no more than 5 students at a time. Please see my ‘Prices, Events and Courses’ page for more info and contact me to discuss your requirements.

Other Featured Products

I have recently trained in a wonderful therapy called ‘Gentle Release Therapy’, this system is based on Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) and encourages the body to gently release energy that is held and not currently able to be in flow. By the very gentle placing of hands on the body we are able to encourage that beautiful release and to support the body, mind and emotions to be more at ease. Like lifting the lid off a pressure cooker, we can release tension and long-held patterns. As the name suggests, this therapy is extremely gentle to receive, and yet is incredibly powerful in it’s capacity to allow energy to shift. I have been honoured to learn this therapy from it’s founder Helen Robinson, I am just completing my case studies, so watch this space for further updates and to launch this as a new service.

Towards Tomorrow Together - baby loss support in Somerset

I am a Trustee and Therapist for local baby-loss charity ‘Towards Tomorrow Together’, providing services to families who lose a baby, and the hospitals who care for them. Charity No: 1151022. We provide various supportive services including therapeutic treatments following loss and a regular online baby loss support group.

Helpful Links

It is really important to me to support other local businesses, and especially to credit those who have taught me various skills and practices over the years. Please click through for links to other people and organisations who I work with, and whose services and products I can highly recommend both personally and professionally.

Soul Midwifery Section

Soul Midwives are holistic and spiritual companions to the dying and their loved ones. We provide a range of support to assist people to make informed choices about end of life, and to have the most gentle death possible. Click ‘learn more’ for helpful resources for yourself or someone you are supporting.

  • positive review  Had a reflexology treatment from Cathy. She made me so comfortable at easy and relaxed. Will a brilliant knowledge and a very gentle touch. Would highly recommend booking for a treatment.

    Helen Johnson Avatar Helen Johnson
    September 21, 2017

    positive review  Cathy is a wonderful person, and a top professional. I would recommend her therapies to anyone.

    Ashley Mullard Avatar Ashley Mullard
    January 14, 2017

    positive review  Highly recommend Cathy's reflexology and reiki. Cathy Chiplen is very professional and makes me feel wonderfully calm and supported during her treatments , the perfect antidote for our hectic lives and the perfect treatment to bring you back to homeostasis and balance, namaste 🧚‍♂️🙏🌺XXXX

    Louise Thomas Avatar Louise Thomas
    October 12, 2018
  • positive review  Cathy is a genuine, warm and caring individual whose gentle touch instantly puts you at ease. The reflexology is so relaxing and within minutes of Cathy starting I could feel my whole body tingling. After her treatment I felt energised and for the first time in possibly decades I could breathe through my nose! I wholeheartedly recommend her services.

    Sarah Harcombe Avatar Sarah Harcombe
    December 2, 2018

    positive review  Cathy is my Soul Midwife mentor and a more caring, helpful person I could not have asked for. Her feedback and guidance was invaluable. As a Soul Midwife and Grief Companion I am sure she is tops. I’m happy to now call her my friend

    Gwen Venters Avatar Gwen Venters
    November 21, 2020

    5 star review  Simply a fabulous treatment! Cathy is very skilled and intuitive in her work. She works hard to make you feel comfortable and cared for.

    Louise Cottey Avatar Louise Cottey
    January 12, 2017
  • positive review  I went to see Cathy when I was a couple of days over 42 weeks pregnant on the recommendation of my Doula. I hadn’t experienced reflexology before but immediately Cathy put me at ease with her gentle warmth. The treatment was so deeply relaxing and Cathy created a safe and held space to share all that came up. I had hoped to fit another treatment in but on my way home the familiar rumblings of labour began. What a peaceful beginning- forever grateful. I highly recommend Cathys wonderful offerings!

    Phyllida Warmington Doula Avatar Phyllida Warmington Doula
    November 22, 2020

    positive review  What can I say other than just amazing. I am a reflexologist myself too and a treatment with Cathy is fabulous (and I can be picky!) She is the most open, loving beautiful soul. I would always recommend her and have done so. You will not be disappointed and you will be hooked. It is the best gift you can give yourself. xxx 💜

    Lynne Buller Avatar Lynne Buller
    November 21, 2020

    positive review  Fitted me in at the drop of a hat when I told her I was poorly. Always makes me feel fab after a treatment and I don't feel like it's being rushed. She takes time for your individual needs and problems. Friendly, good advice. Thanks Cathy xxxxxx❤️

    Lou White Avatar Lou White
    September 9, 2016