After over 30 years in science and medical technology, diagnosing cancer, Eleanor attained a diploma of remedial massage and studied Bowen Therapy with Russell Sturgess.
* Taught in Australia, New Zealand, Germany, Hong Kong, Spain, The Netherlands.
* Presented at international conferences in Australia, Munich Germany, Minneapolis US and Barcelona Spain.
* Developed in-hospital training at the Olivia Newton John Centre, Melbourne and the Life House, RPA, in Sydney.
In 2015 Eleanor approached Western Sydney University, NICM.
Professor Caroline Smith and Dr Jennifer Hunter embraced Eleanor’s ideas and together they undertook a major research project, mapping CM services for cancer patients around Australia.
2017 Oncology Massage Global (OMG) was established.
OMG = International consultancy designed to inform the development of oncology massage in hospitals and general practices clinic based on Eleanor’s experience and the work of the Society of Oncology Massage, USA, since 2000.
Bowen Therapy allowed Eleanor to expand her understanding of Oncology Massage.
Eleanor developed gentle fascial moves to release scars and support hydration in seriously ill, acute care hospital patient, women in child birth, clients with neurodegenerative disease (see John Coleman’s books) and those suffering with the long term effects of cancer treatment.
In March 2020 Eleanor was selected to join the Fellowship team with Professor Jon Adams at UTS on behalf of the BTFA: ARCCIM International CIM Research Leadership Program. At this time she has attended two international zoom meeting and feels honoured by the appointment.