Alicia has been involved in Natural Medicine for many years, but was originally trained in the Arts, holding a degree in Advertising & Design. In 1988, she received qualifications to become a Holistic Massage Technician, covering wholistic & sports massage, nutrition, anatomy & physiology from Mueller College in San Diego, California. This began her own journey in wellness.
Alicia qualified as a Western Herbalist & Colonic Hydrotherapist in 1993 through the College of Herbs & Natural Healing in the UK. She was in the last class trained personally by Dr. Richard Schulze, who was himself a student of Dr Bernard Jensen & Dr. John Christopher, the founder of the College of Herbs & Natural Healing in the US.
Alicia holds a Master's degree (MSc) in Herbal Medicine from the University of Westminster, and is also a qualified Iridologist, training with the well known Western Herbalist and Iridologist Peter Jackson-Main through his school, Cambridge Holistic Iridology in the UK.
Alicia is an associate member of the General Naturopathic Council. Alicia is also a member of the AMH – the Association of Master Herbalists, also serving on its council.