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Acupuncture

Five Element

Five Element Acupuncture is a powerful ancient tradition that continues to offer great healing for many in their modern-day lives.

As it rebalances your system it can bring you renewed health and a sense of well-being and help you to feel happier in your own skin.

I treat each person as a unique individual and support you in healing on every level, not just the physical.

Five Element Acupuncture teaches that there are interconnected energy lines, or meridians, that circumnavigate our body. These bring energy flow or ‘qi’ to every nook and cranny of us and create balance and harmony on every level; body, mind and spirit.

In our modern lives, it is often emotional distress that causes this life-giving energy flow to become blocked, weak, or impaired. During treatment, rather than focussing on the presenting physiological problem, I work with your body to find the energetic root cause of imbalance, harmonise this energy flow and support your body to reconnect to its own remarkable ability to heal.

Meet Layla

I began my training as an acupuncturist over 10 years ago, training as a T.C.M. (Traditional Chinese Medicine) practitioner. 

My discovery of Five Element Acupuncture, however, was the missing piece of the puzzle for me. In it I found a system of medicine that strives to treat the person on the level of not only body, but also of mind and spirit, one that seeks to work in tune with nature in a beautiful and profound way.

I continue to see the impact of this elegant form of medicine on my patients every day, be it in the alleviation of digestive symptoms, support in a fertility journey, the lifting of stress, postpartum anxiety and depression or quite simply feeling more comfortable in their own skin and finding their true path in life.

I am a member of the Acupuncture Council of Ireland (A.C.I) and the Association of Five Element Acupuncturists (AFEA) and am recognised by all major Health Insurance providers.

Lic. Ac., C.Ac, Dip. Ac (Nanjing)

Lic. Ac. (C.O.F.E.A.), mACI, mAFEA

A Retreat in the Trees

My location

Nestled amongst ancient oak trees in rural Ashford Co. Wicklow countryside, your treatment room is a space that is healing in and of itself.

Built from Irish larch by master craftsmen from Co. Sligo who have poured love and care into every inch of it, your treatment space feels as if it is floating amongst the trees. A living green roof sits overhead and a bubbling brook is often the only sound you will hear.

I look forward to welcoming you to a space in which you can be cared for and can exhale.

What you are saying

Happy voices

“My first experience of five element acupuncture with Layla and all those in the subsequent months have been profound. Layla has a way of connecting with you that is so kind, genuine, and unique, I love going to see her and always leave feeling restored and so happy I did. I have learnt to be kinder to myself and have a much deeper appreciation for my own energy. “

– Carmel 
– Carmel

“My experience of five element acupuncture with Layla has literally transformed me from feeling relentless exhaustion to restoring levels of energy that I had not experienced for years. This restorative healing started at the very first session with Layla as she was totally focused on me and carefully listened to my history, taking a holistic approach to my well-being as well giving me advice on my general health.”

– Louise 
– Louise

“Five element acupuncture has had a huge impact on me. My sleep and how I manage work and stress have changed- for the better. Layla is great- she is friendly and interested and open – so easy to talk to. Love going for treatments with her and 5 element acupuncture is my go-to now… “

– Nicola 
– Nicola

“My experience of five element acupuncture with Layla has literally transformed me from feeling relentless exhaustion to restoring levels of energy that I had not experienced for years.”

- Louise -
- Louise

“My first experience of five element acupuncture with Layla and all those in the subsequent months have been profound. Layla has a way of connecting with you that is so kind, genuine, and unique.”

- Carmel -
- Carmel

“Five element acupuncture has had a huge impact on me. My sleep and how I manage work and stress have changed- for the better. Layla is great- she is friendly and interested and open – so easy to talk to. “

- Nicola -
- Nicola

The Five Elements: Nature within us

We are designed to live with the cycles and rhythms of nature. These cycles and rhythms exist both in the world around us and within each of us. So too do each of the Five Elements exist in nature and within us all. And when one element (which has a corresponding season, organ, emotion, sound, smell and colour) is out of balance, we can become unwell.

Here are some of the elements’ superpowers!

Earth →

…is associated with Late Summer and harvest time. Earth gives us the ability to nurture both ourselves and others. It also gifts us a sense of empathy with those around us, whilst still feeling grounded and centred within ourselves.

Metal →

…is connected to Autumn and a time of letting go of what we no longer need. It gives us the ability to see the true value and quality in life, as well as the ability to be inspired.

Water →

…is associated with Winter and is a time to pause, regenerate, and gather strength. Water connects us with our deepest sense of self and also gives us the willpower and determination to move forward in life.

Wood →

…is associated with Spring and brings with it a sense of vision and growth for our lives. Wood allows us to both make plans and to be adaptable, as well as giving us a sense of rebirth and renewal.

Fire →

…is connected with the height of Summer and gives us the ability to joyfully and openly connect with others. Fire gives us warmth, passion, the ability to love and be loved. It allows us to blossom, mature and relate to others with honesty.

The Five Elements

 How do they work?

Earth

…is associated with Late Summer and harvest time. Earth gives us the ability to nurture both ourselves and others. It also gifts us a sense of empathy with those around us, whilst still feeling grounded and centred within ourselves.

Metal

…is connected to Autumn and a time of letting go of what we no longer need. It gives us the ability to see the true value and quality in life, as well as the ability to be inspired.

Water

…is associated with Winter and is a time to pause, regenerate and gather strength. Water connects us with our deepest sense of self and also gives us the willpower and determination to move forward in life.

Wood

…is associated with Spring and brings with it a sense of vision and growth for our lives. Wood allows us to both make plans and to be adaptable, as well as giving us a sense of rebirth and renewal.

Fire

…is connected with the height of Summer and gives us the ability to joyfully and openly connect with others. Fire gives us warmth, passion, the ability to love and be loved. It allows us to blossom, mature and relate to others with honesty.

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