Paul Battersby (President)

Federation of Holistic Therapists (FHT) - about usHFST – International Council of Health, Fitness and Sports Therapists

Paul works in private practice and is a Senior Lecturer at Glyndŵr University, lecturing in traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) and complementary therapy. He has been practising physiotherapy, sports therapy and acupuncture for 20 years, since completing a degree in TCM at Salford University. 

Since qualifying as a physiotherapist, Paul has worked in a variety of practices and for several amateur sports clubs in and around the North West. He has also worked as a lecturer for the MOD and in the HE and FE sectors teaching physical education, sports therapy, massage and Chinese medicine (acupuncture). 

He is also a Director for the Acupuncture Association for Chartered Physiotherapists (AACP). 

Paul is very passionate about promoting acupuncture and developing the profession, with a particular interest in supervision and mentoring.