Iona has written published books, courses and articles across a wide range of subjects, mostly in the areas of health, counselling, psychology,

crafts and wildlife.



She has drawn experience from clinical and managerial experience within the NHS as well as medical and humanitarian subjects. She has been a regular feature writer and expert panel member of a national magazine for six years.

Books include:

A Guide to Living with Alzheimer's Disease (and associated dementias)


The Psychology of Facial Disfigurement; a Guide for Health and Social Care Professionals


When a Medical Skin Condition Affects the Way you Look; A Guide to Managing Your Future


Facing Disfigurement with Confidence


Cross Stitch: A Guide to Creativity and Success for Beginners


Courses written include:


Mental Health and Social Work

Counselling Skills

Understanding and Responding to Substance Misuse

Journalling for Personal Development

Guided Imagery

Stress Management


Current work:

Tutor: Courses associated with Creative Writing, Counselling Skills, Psychology,

Holistic Therapy

Trainer (Skills for Seeing): Macular Society

Reviewer of Books/Information: Macmillan Cancer Support and Lymphoma Action

Research Networks: Alzheimer's Society, Parkinson's UK and MS Society.

Fundraiser: Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB)

Facilitator of online Living Well groups, MS Society

Guided Imagery Facilitator

Coordinator (Delaware & Tennessee) Human Writes

Certified Hypnotherapist and Hypnotension Practitioner