About Lise

Lise Matthews MA (Arts), BAUK – Owner of The Ark Natural Health Clinic and partner in The Nutrition Detectives

Lise Matthews originates from Denmark and brings with her healthy Scandinavian eating and living habits. She now lives and practises in Wales since 2002. She had a career within documentation and technical writing before becoming interested in complementary therapies during the 1990s.

Lise is a qualified Bowen Technique practitioner since year 2002 and deals with all musculoskeletal issues and complaints.

Since 2007 Lise has developed and been working with the Kinesiology testing method to establish and treat imbalances in the individual’s biochemistry. She has extensive knowledge within natural medicine, and uses homeopathy, herbs, nutritional supplements, magnet therapy, meridians, chakras and Emotional Freedom Technique in her individual assessments of the correct treatment form.


1999 Bach Flower Remedies practitioner
2000 Anatomy and physiology
2002 Bowen Technique practitioner
2004 Herbal medicine course
2007-2008 Natural medicine and functional biochemistry training
2008-2016 Joint venture as The Health Detectives
2009-2010 Specialised seminars with Metabolics
2011 Ownership of The Ark health food shop
2013 Nutritional seminar with Christine Bailey – raw foods and fermented foods
2014 Collaboration with Lorisian Blood Testing service to diagnose Immunoglobulin G
2015 Collaboration with Amy Desborough from Eatwell Feelwell to offer focused ‘diet and digestion’ clinics and joint venture as The Nutrition Detectives
2016 Bowen and META-Health training
2017 Level 2 Award in Leadership and Team Skills
2017 Nutrition for Musculoskeletal Health
2018 Kinesio Taping
2019 Touch for Health practitioner
2020 Started Culinary Medicine Coach Diploma

Lise has over the years also participated in courses and seminars in cranio-sacral therapy, chakras, meridians and reiki as well as continued professional development within nutritional management and the Bowen Technique, which she practices from The Ark.

Lise is fully insured through Holistic Insurance services.