Practitioners

Scroll down the page to see our osteopaths, acupuncturist, aromatherapist, deep tissue massage, reflexologist, & hypnotherapist.

ALL OUR PRACTITIONERS ARE FULLY QUALIFIED AND REGISTERED WITH THEIR GOVERNING ASSOCIATION.

Osteopaths

charli santiagoMs. Charli Santiago

B.Sc (Hons) Ost., MSCCO.  Principal Osteopath

Charli has a creative background having worked with children with learning difficulties, performed in the theatre, and travelled extensively. She is the longest qualified Osteopath at the practice. Her special interests include Cranial, Structural and Visceral Osteopathy, Osteopathy in pregnancy and for babies and children. She also very much enjoys Osteopathy for the elderly, and Osteopathy to help with stress. She has also completed studies in Herbal medicine and Laughing Yoga. Over the years Charli has created a welcoming and relaxed therapeutic environment, ensuring that the practice offers a high level of professional care.  She enjoys being involved in the local community.

 

abby mulhollandAbby Mulholland

M.Ost. DPO.  Osteopath

Abby graduated from the London School of Osteopathy and is an accomplished structural osteopath. She has completed a 2yr post-graduate training course in paediatric osteopathy in addition to post-graduate courses in western medical acupuncture and cranial osteopathy. Abby also treats pre and post-partum mothers. Prior to becoming an osteopath Abby worked as a sports massage therapist. Since graduating she has been involved in tutoring and examining at the London school of Osteopathy.

 

poppy mooreMs. Poppy Moore

M.Ost.  Osteopath

Poppy graduated from the London school of Osteopathy. She has post graduate studies in Cranial Osteopathy for babies and children. Poppy has also studied with a Midwife Osteopath and has experience treating women during and post pregnancy. As a mother and grandmother she has vast experience of caring for children with natural medicine.
Poppy has a varied career history in arts and crafts, including stained glass and jewellery design, social care – working mainly with autistic teenagers, and in accountancy – working for Neal’s yard remedies and the Royal Academy of Dance.

 

Mr Andrés Rojas

M.Ost. Osteopath

Andres has experience of working  with a range of patients of all ages, treating both acute and chronic problems. He uses a variety of techniques in his treatments, including Cranial Osteopathy, joint manipulation and soft tissue release on muscles, Viceral Osteopathy, the specialised articulation and release of  tense tissues to improve the movements and quality of internal organs, and working with deeper connective tissue or fascia which often has very successful results. Andres’s training has led to a unique and effective style of Osteopathy. He is currently undertaking a post graduate qualification in Classical Osteopathy.

 

Holistic Therapists

Catherine Adelaja Catherine Adelaja

Dip.Ac, DipCHM, MAcS TCM, BA  Acupuncture

Catherine studied Acupuncture, Chinese Herbal Medicine and Moxibustion at the London Academy of Oriental medicine qualifying in 1997. She was awarded a Scholarship for post-graduate studies in China at the Tianjin Traditional Medicine Hospital, primarily treating patients with strokes and also acute and chronic pain. Catherine has worked both in private practice and the NHS with a wide range of conditions such as musculoskeletal, gynaecological, respiratory, and gastrointestinal disorders. She has also worked in drug and alcohol centres treating addictions.
Catherine is also interested in treating women with acupuncture to hep with reproductive health and fertility. She is a member of the Acupuncture Society that observes strict codes of conduct.

 

Stefano PitzalisStefano Pitzalis

Sports Massage, Remedial Massage

Stefano is a highly experienced practitioner in Sports and Remedial massage, and is also currently in his final year as a student of Osteopathy. He has recently joined the practice and will be doing sports and deep tissue massage with us until he qualifies as an Osteopath at the end of the summer, so do take advantage of his excellent skills while you can. Stefano is available on Wednesday evenings and alternate Saturdays.

 

karolina plazaKarolina Plaza

Sports Massage, Deep Tissue Massage, Holistic Massage, Pregnancy Massage.

Karolina is ITEC trained in Sports Massage and specialises in Deep Tissue Massage and Indian Head Massage. She has worked as a massage therapist in Uk for the last 10 years having qualified as a Physiotherapist from the Academy of Physical Education in Poland. Karolina’s deep tisssue massage is a powerful therapeutic experience effective in releasing chronic tension and relaxing muscles. Karolina lives locally and is usually available for short notice appointments.

 

Melanie HowlettMelanie Howlett

ACMT,CTHA. Advanced Clinical, Deep Tissue, Holistic, Pregnancy Massage,Warm Bamboo Fusion Massage, Myofascial Release, Natural Facial uplift and Rejuvenation massage, Reiki Master.

Melanie specialises in providing a great treatment to relieve long standing neck and shoulder pain, hip pain, TMJ related tension and accumulated muscular tension and stress. She has created her own style of Warm Bamboo Fusion Massage combining heated Bamboo, hot stones and deep tissue massage. She incorporates Advanced Clinical techniques with a holistic approach to provide a deeply relaxing therapeutic experience. Melanie is also a Reiki master.

 

amanda ralphAmanda Ralph

DIP Aromatherapy, Sports, Remedial, Trigger Point and Swedish Massage

Working for over 15 years in the wellness industry, Amanda’s background is in fitness and personal training. Amanda is particularly interested in helping people with chronic pain, injuries and in rehabilitation. She has 10 years of experience with herbal nutritional products, winning an international award for a blog recounting her own recovery from Fibromyalgia using nutrition, aromatherapy, massage, and exercise. Amanda has been successfully helping people for many years providing a full package as a holistic nutritional and Fibromyalgia specialist.

 

Foluke Bootle

Deep Tissue, Holistic and Pregnancy Massage

Foluke’s healing hands will soothe away your stress and tension. Holistic massage addresses the body as a whole, addressing the physical, mental and the emotional body. Foluke’s adaptable style enables her to apply just the right amount of pressure in her massage to suit individual needs, from relaxing rejuvenating gentle pressure to deep tissue massage to relieve  pain be it from build up of chronic stress and postural fatigue, or acute muscle strains.

 

Toby Warrener

MRSS DIP BSS. Shiatsu Therapy and Traditional Chinese Medicine, Reg. Shiatsu Society UK

Toby is an experienced Shiatsu practitioner, who uses his own experience of diet and restorative exercise to inform the treatments he offers. He studied at the British School of Shiatsu for 3 years. His treatments  aim to relax and calm you physically, mentally and emotionally. Toby specialises in treating those who suffer with acute and chronic sleep patterns. Techniques include palm or thumb massage, sustained pressure, assisted stretching, and gentle holding and rocking motions. Treatment aims to improve your health and vitality by assisting circulation of blood and energy to nourish your tissues and vital organs. Shiatsu  can have a deeply relaxing effect on the body. Toby also teaches daily breathing exercises and gentle stretching to further strengthen the healing process.

 

joannaJoanna Paterson

MAR-Reflexology

Joanna trained as a Reflexologist at the London School of Reflexology. She was an elite runner, a GB Junior champion, and 30 years on still competes in Master Athletes events. Through her sporting background, Joanna is fascinated about how all the different parts of the body are linked and can be worked on by accessing the relevant reflex points on the foot. She has a special interest in Reflexology for people who want to remain active, as well as using it for general relaxation purposes. Joanna lives locally, and is a member of the Association of Reflexologists

 

Florence Hall

Diploma Level 3, Therapeutic, Holistic, Deep Tissue Massage.

Whether you are looking for relief from stress and anxiety, have a crick in your neck, or are aching from overworking muscles at the gym, Florence will tailor her treatment to suit you. She offers a safe, non-judgemental environment and delights in working with people from all walks of life, with all kinds of bodies, helping you to relax, tune in and let go of your pain.

 

 

Triniti Banton
Hot Stones, Holistic/Swedish Massage,Deep Tissue Massage, Aromatherapy,Reflexology, Intuitive Massage, Reiki, Indian Head Massage, ITEC NVQ2&

Trinity has a holistic therapeutic approach. Her wide variety of massage and intuitive healing skills contribute to a deeply relaxing compassionate treatment. Her hot stones massage is a highly recommended way to destress and cocoon into a safe therapeutic self loving experience.  She has experience working with both young people and adults as a counsellor. Trinity also offers a one hour treatment of 30 minutes councelling which can be particularly helpful if you are going through emotional stress or need to talk something through, followed by 30 minutes massage or reflexology to relax the body as well as the mind and soul to assist in achieving wellbeing, peace and harmony. Trinity treats women only.

 

louise enticknapLouise Enticknap

MCThA,ITEC Dipl. Advanced Clinical Massage, Holistic Swedish Massage, Pregnancy Massage.

Louise’s sensitive, intuitive approach tailors the treatment to your needs, supporting you on your physical and emotional journey towards health. Using advanced clinical massage Louise treats soft tissue pain, using trigger-point therapy, myofascial release, stretching and self-care to tackle common complaints such as low back, hip, neck and shoulder pain and repetitive strain injuries.