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.
D.OM.Ost PgCert SPOP
Masters degree in Osteopathy
Postgraduate qualifications in both women's health and paediatrics
Specialist paediatric osteopath
Lecturer in Pathology and Diagnostic Reasoning at the London School of Osteopathy
Past member of the Sutherland Cranial College's Research Sub-committee
Masters degree in Osteopathy
Level 2 fitness instruction
Level 3 personal training
Advanced training methods
Exercise for fat loss
Level 3 nutrition for weight management
Nutrition for sports and exercise
Level 3 massage
Advanced soft tissue techniques certificate in orthotic prescription
Certificate in dry needling
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.
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.
Diploma in Osteopathy
BSc Hons Zoology
Certification “Integrative Baby Therapy”
Bodynamic foundation training (in progress)
Bachelors of Osteopathy
British sign language level 2 certificate
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.
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.
Masters of Osteopathy
Master of Dance Science
Mummy MOT practitioner
ITEC 3 Sports Massage
BA in Hispanic Studies
Professional Contemporary Dance Certificate
Fluent in French, Spanish, English
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.
Bachelor of Osteopathy
Pilates Insructor - Mitwork level 1
Pre and Postnatal Pilates Instructor
STA level 2 Certificate in Swimming Teaching
STA level 2 Award in Aquatic Teaching - Baby and Pre-school
Birth and Postnatal Doula
Masters of Osteopathy
ITEC 3 Sports Massage
Grade 8 Saxophone
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.