OUR TEAM

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ALEX BIDLAKE-CORSER

CLINIC DIRECTOR & OSTEOPATH

Alex took over the directorship of the clinic in 2017 and is very much enjoying her first venture of running a busy clinic. Alex is passionate about research and believes it should under-pin every clinicians' clinical reasoning. She was a member of the Sutherland Cranial College's Research Sub-committee for 2 years.


Alex qualified from the European School of Osteopathy and holds a Masters degree in Osteopathy. She holds post graduate qualifications in both women's health and paediatrics and is considered a "specialist paediatric osteopath". During her studies Alex developed a focus on preventative care and now enjoys treating a broad range of patients - from babies through all decades to the elderly, using the approach that is best suited to the individual patient.

 

Alongside treating patients as a registered Osteopath and Clinic Director, Alex also teaches pathology and diagnostic reasoning at the London School of Osteopathy and delivers lectures to masters students; helping them to prepare for their final exams.

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D.OM.Ost PgCert SPOP

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Masters degree in Osteopathy

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Postgraduate qualifications in both women's health and paediatrics

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Specialist paediatric osteopath

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Lecturer in Pathology and Diagnostic Reasoning at the London School of Osteopathy

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

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Clinic Director

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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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Osteopath Hertfordshire

LARA HERRERA-QUINTELA

OSTEOPATH

Lara qualified with a Masters degree in Osteopathy from the European School of Osteopathy and has a level 3 diploma in Sports Massage Therapy. She uses a combination of osteopathic approaches tailored to the needs of her patients, including structural, functional, visceral and cranial techniques.


Lara has special interest in the biopsychosocial factors affecting pain and enjoys searching for the source of her patient’s complaints, using a holistic approach to treatment. She strongly believes in the body’s own capacity to heal and combines a hands-on treatment plan with education, exercise and lifestyle advice to help patients achieve their optimal state of health.


Lara enjoys treating everyone from babies to the elderly, with an additional interest in women’s health and sports injuries. She has also worked as a sports massage therapist and volunteered treating children with developmental difficulties.

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Masters degree in Osteopathy

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Fluent in Spanish & English

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Level 3 diploma in sports massage therapy

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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.

Osteopath Hertfordshire
Osteopath Hertfordshire

ALLISON BROWN

OSTEOPATH

Allison qualified from the British School of Osteopathy over 30 years ago after completing a degree in Zoology at King's College London and working in research at Middlesex hospital and London Zoo. Over the years Allison has undertaken extensive further studying in many aspects of osteopathic care including cranial osteopathy, paediatrics and pregnancy. She has also studied pre and perinatal psychology and somatic trauma work.


Alongside her osteopathic work Allison has explored a variety of movement and energy healing modalities and is fascinated in how our human psyche and emotional aspects are expressed in our bodies. She is also a Shamanic practitioner and teacher.


Allison works with people of all ages from emerging baby bumps to the wisdom years as well as providing osteopathic support for people in their recovery from physical and emotional trauma and injury; drawing upon her wealth of knowledge to create a unique protocol for each client.

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Diploma in Osteopathy

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BSc Hons Zoology

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Certification “Integrative Baby Therapy”

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Bodynamic foundation training (in progress)

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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

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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VANESSA AHUJA

OSTEOPATH

Vanessa has a degree in Bachelor of Osteopathy from the College of Osteopaths, pre and post-natal Pilates instructor, a Doula. She treats patients of all ages and from all background but has a  special interest in women's health. She has a holistic approach to treatment and uses a range techniques including; gentle manual therapy, massage,  rehab exercises and mindfulness tools. 

 

Vanessa regularly works with independent midwifes and is a doula.  She is passionate about supporting people to have the births they want. As a mother of 2 children, Vanessa's core foundation and philosophy is that the body has its inert ability to heal and repair itself and sees that her role is offering the right support and guidance to aid that process and empower individuals to take control of their own health.

 

Vanessa has been a swimming coach for 8 years teaching for a renowned Swimming club teaching all ages and abilities, including people with disabilities. She has specialized in Baby and Pre School swimming teaching. 

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Bachelor of Osteopathy

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Pilates Insructor - Mitwork level 1

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Pre and Postnatal Pilates Instructor

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STA level 2 Certificate in Swimming Teaching

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STA level 2 Award in Aquatic Teaching - Baby and Pre-school

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Birth and Postnatal Doula