Mariana received her education and training at Middlesex University, London, where she recently qualified from with an Honours degree in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) and Acupuncture. During the 4 years of working towards her degree, Mariana learned from some of the best TCM doctors in the UK. She studied both Western and TCM medical practices; as well as psychology and nutrition. She has worked in a number of NHS settings including Whittington Hospital, Royal Free Hospital and the Community Drug Service Macs Project, where she has practiced and perfected her acupuncture skills.
Mariana is qualified in Acupuncture, Traditional Chinese Medicine and Tui Na massage. She specialises in musculoskeletal problems, joint pain, stress, anxiety and insomnia. She also has experience in treating migraines, IBS, asthma and hay fever, as well as in applying ear acupuncture for weight loss and addictions. Mariana has a passion for helping others, constantly applying the skills she has and acquire new ones. She firmly believes that one must never stop learning; hence, her desire for knowledge in TCM prompted her to continue her studies and she is now working towards an MSc degree in TCM.