Professional Courses



We offer RCM-accredited courses for midwives on acupuncture, aromatherapy, hynosis, reflexology and more...


  • Full academic and professional courses available in London
  • Contact us if you would like a course in your own maternity unit, university or other organisation
  • Denise Tiran is available to teach courses and speak at conferences, worldwide
  • We can design bespoke courses for doulas, complementary therapists and other maternity and birth workers



All of our courses are provided by our dedicated team

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Denise Tiran
Dr Harry Chummun
Amanda Redford
Professor Ursula James
Lorraine Flaherty
Laura Wallbank

Denise Tiran

FRCM MSc RM PGCEA
Denise is a freelance international midwifery lecturer and a renowned authority on maternity complementary therapies (CTs). In 2018 she was honoured with a prestigious Fellowship of the Royal College of Midwives (RCM) for almost 40 year’s work in developing the subject into a midwifery specialism. Having trained in several therapies, she was given the opportunity to develop and run a BSc (Hons) degree in CTs at the University of Greenwich, London (1992 – 2004).

Denise Tiran

FRCM MSc RM PGCEA
Founder

Dr Hammry Chummun

FSB PhD BSc (Hons) NT RN
Harry, who acts as Expectancy’s Academic Conduct Officer, is a Fellow of the prestigious British Biological Society and Senior Lecturer in physiology at the University of Greenwich, London. He has a specific academic discipline in genetics and genomics and helped formulate national genetics competencies for pre-registration nurses, midwives and health visitors.

Dr Hammry Chummun

FSB PhD BSc (Hons) NT RN
Academic Conduct Officer

Amanda Redford

BSc (Hons) RM LicAc
Amanda is an experienced midwife, having been involved in research for many years. She now works full time in private practice and teaches acupuncture and massage for Expectancy.

Amanda Redford

BSc (Hons) RM LicAc
Acupuncturist

Ursula James

PDHyp
Ursula is a Visiting Professor in Clinical Hypnosis at Robert Gordon University Aberdeen and Visiting Teaching Fellow at Oxford University Medical School. She is also an honorary lecturer at Bart’s and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry and at Queen Mary’s, University of London. Ursula and her team at Thames Medical Lectures teach clinical hypnosis at eleven UK medical schools, including Oxford and Cambridge.

Ursula James

PDHyp
Clinical Hypnotist

Lorraine Flaherty

Lorraine is a hypnotherapist, transformational therapist and pioneer of Inner Freedom Therapy, which aims to help people to reach their full potential. Lorraine works with Professor Ursula James at Thames Medical Lectures and teaches the Clinical Hypnosis for Childbirth course for Expectancy.

Lorraine Flaherty

Hypnotherapist

Laura Wallbank

Laura is a senior midwife now working full time in private practice, and teaches aromatherapy and business issues for Expectancy. She is a Chair for the Conduct and Competency Committee with the Nursing and Midwifery Council and is committed to maintaining exceptional clinical standards.

Laura Wallbank

Midwife
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