Sophie Silverwood-Cope

Sophie Silverwood-Cope

Areas of expertise

  • Chronic pain
  • Stress and Anxiety
  • Pain in Women's Health
  • Maternity Acupuncture
  • Antenatal Acupuncture
  • Migraine/Tension headaches
  • Menopause and Peri menopause management

Sophie is a fully qualified Acupuncturist and graduated from the University of Westminster with a Bsc (Hons) in Chinese Medicine Acupuncture. Along with the theory and clinical practice of Chinese Medicine, a significant part of her training included Western medical science.

During her training and since graduating she has gained considerable clinical experience in a variety of environments and clinical settings. She took part in the Graduate Program at the polyclinic of the University of Westminster for two years, and practiced for 4 years in corporate environments to support companies’ health and wellbeing programs. She has special interests in pain conditions such as back pain, sciatica, headaches, migraine; stress and anxiety; and women’s health.

Her approach to Chinese medicine is pragmatic and person-centred. She engages with each individual case, looking at all aspects of your health and lifestyle in order to tailor your unique and personalised treatment. She draws on a variety of techniques including needling with cupping and moxibustion, tuina massage, and auriculo-therapy. She offers dietary and lifestyle advice all based on traditional
Chinese Medicine theories to support and complement your treatment, and
 aims at creating a supportive, calm and friendly environment.

As a member of the British Acupuncture Council (BAcC), she is governed by their codes of conduct and safe practice, and she is committed to continuous professional development (CPD) to enhance her practice. As an undergraduate, she completed placements at the NHS Gateway clinic now part of Guy’s and St Thomas’ Trust chronic pain management outpatient services. She has since completed extensive post-graduate studies in:

  • Qi Gong Tuina Massage for Internal and Musculoskeletal conditions
  • Facial massage and acupuncture
  • Advance auriculo-therapy coursesGynaecological conditions including Polycystic Ovary Syndrome and Endometriosis
  • Master Tung style acupuncture 
  • Stress & anxiety
  • Musculo-skeletal and pain conditions

She looks forward to helping you improve your general wellbeing, and restore optimal physical and emotional balance naturally.