Heather first learnt about essential oils, alongside other complementary medicine and integrated therapy principles and practices, in the early 70’s. She worked for Robert Tisserand when he first began to develop his business, then later studied at the University of Salford and was awarded a BSc (Joint Hon) Degree in Counselling and Complementary Medicine, and Masters Certificates in Integrated Mindfulness, and Supervision of Counsellors. She was also awarded a Post Graduate Teaching Certificate (PGCE) from Bolton Institute.
Heather has published a number of articles and research papers in associated professional journals, including the International Journal of Clinical Aromatherapy (IJCA).
Heather is author of bestselling Essential Oils for Mindfulness and Meditation, and the soon-to-be-released Essential Oils for the Whole Body (Inner Traditions, USA).