OUR TEAM

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ALEX BIDLAKE-CORSERDO M.Ost PgCert SPOP IBCLC

CLINIC DIRECTOR, OSTEOPATH, LACTATION CONSULTANT

Alex took over the directorship of the clinic in 2017 and has taken it from strength to strength, completely transforming it to become the thriving hub that we see today.

 

Alex is the only osteopath in the country to hold the three specialisms of being; a lactation consultant, specialist paediatric osteopath and women's health practitioner. She tends to use gentle approaches including cranial osteopathy, massage and gentle articulation.


Alex qualified from the European School of Osteopathy and holds a Masters degree in Osteopathy. Alex is passionate about reducing delay to diagnosis and is well-known for her ability to diagnose complex conditions, manage them and reduce symptoms quickly. 

Alex is also a passionate researcher and believes it should under-pin every clinicians' clinical reasoning. She has published research articles in the International Journal of Osteopathic Medicine on topics that include: inflammatory arthritis and accessibility in healthcare education

 

Alongside treating patients as a registered Osteopath and Clinic Director, Alex also teaches postgraduate osteopaths. The topics she covers are: Inflammatory Arthritis, Hypermobility Spectrum Disorders (including Ehlers Danlos), Paediatric Pathology and Clinical reasoning. 

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Clinic Director

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Masters degree in Osteopathy

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Mummy MOT practitioner, Pelvic Health and Women's health specialised

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Specialist paediatric osteopath

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International Board Certified Lactation Consultant

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Lectures in difficult to diagnose conditions including; Axial Spondyloarthritis, Ehlers Danlos Syndrome, Hypermobility Syndromes and Paediatric Pathology

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Past member of the Sutherland Cranial College's Research Sub-committee

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Published Researcher

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Masters degree in Osteopathy

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PGCME

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SPCert SPOP

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EdD student

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Level 2 fitness instruction

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Level 3 personal training

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Advanced training methods

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Exercise for fat loss

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Level 3 nutrition for weight management

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Nutrition for sports and exercise

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Level 3 massage

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Advanced soft tissue techniques certificate in orthotic prescription

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Certificate in dry needling

ANDREW MACMILLAN

OSTEOPATH

Andrew qualified with a Masters degree in Osteopathy from the London School of Osteopathy and has a postgraduate certificate in medical education from Cardiff University.


Andrew is considered a specialist paediatric osteopath having completed extensive further training in treating children at the university college of osteopathy (PGcert SPOP). Andrew lectures in exercise rehabilitation and osteopathic technique at the London School of Osteopathy and is the unit leader for research at the University College of Osteopathy teaching evidence-based practice and research to the next generation of osteopaths. He incorporates these skills into his treatment, delivering the most up to date advice and guidance.


Andrew helps people of all ages and uses a variety of techniques including cranial osteopathy. He also has qualifications in advanced soft tissue therapies which include massage and stretching and exercise prescription to help people with at home rehabilitation.

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MAITE DELAFIN

OSTEOPATH

Maïté is an award-winning osteopath who obtained a Master of Osteopathy with Distinction. Maïté treats adults of all ages and has a particular interest in antenatal and postnatal care.

 

She adopts a psychologically-informed approach to pain management. With a caring, intuitive and empathetic approach, she endeavours to understand each person's unique story and context, to collaboratively create an empowering personalised treatment & management plan that helps the individual attain their goals and enjoy meaningful activities.

 

Maïté uses contemporary evidence to inform her practice and combines a range of interventions that are most suited to the individual. These approaches include osteopathic manual therapy (primarily structural with elements of cranial & visceral), education, pain management, exercise/ movement recommendations, self-care & lifestyle advice and mindfulness strategies.

 

Prior to becoming an osteopath, Maïté was a professional contemporary dancer and a sports massage therapist.

 

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Masters of Osteopathy

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Master of Dance Science

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Mummy MOT practitioner

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ITEC 3 Sports Massage 

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BA in Hispanic Studies 

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Professional Contemporary Dance Certificate

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Fluent in French, Spanish, English

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Bachelors of Osteopathy

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British sign language level 2 certificate

REBECCA WANGI

OSTEOPATH

Rebecca qualified from the British School of Osteopathy and followed that up with a year at the Osteopathic Centre for Children.


Rebecca moved to Uganda and built up a successful and diverse practice there treating everything from sprained ankles to the terminally ill to children who had suffered cerebral malaria. She then returned to England because of poor health in her family and continues to use a range of treatment modalities to suit the individual needs of patients in their situation.


Rebecca holds a British Sign Language level 2 certificate and previously worked with adults and children with physical and learning disabilities and enjoys the diversity of communication and ways of expressing the dignity of being human.

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JASMINE FISHER

OSTEOPATH

Jasmine qualified with a Masters degree from the University College of Osteopathy with distinction.  Awarded a distinction and is set to publish her final year dissertation.

 

She has experience of treating patients of all backgrounds and during her studies developed special interests in women’s health, antenatal care and older adults. This was supported by volunteering at the university’s Expectant Mother’s Clinic, and community clinics at the Royal Free Hospital, The 301 East Street (GP) Surgery, and more locally the community lead St Albans Rugby Club.  

 

Using contemporary evidence to inform her practice, Jasmine is a considerate and thoughtful practitioner who works collaboratively with patients to understand their needs and goals.  Developing tailored treatment and management plans using a variety of techniques.  Confidently applying manual therapy, spinal and joint articulations to relieve pain, in addition to sports massage, kinesiology taping and exercise advice that empower patients in their rehabilitation and helps mitigate recurrence.

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Masters of Osteopathy

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Women's Health 

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ITEC 3 Sports Massage 

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Grade 8 Saxophone