Justine Robinson M.Ost D.O – Registered Osteopath
Justine has recently taken over the Carlton Clinic from its previous owners. She graduated from the European School of Osteopathy in Maidstone, Kent, with an Integrated Masters Degree in Osteopathy. Her studies included structural, functional, visceral and cranial techniques. Prior to this, Justine completed a Diploma in Sports Therapy at Chichester College, incorporating injury rehabilitation, sports massage, and the management of sports injuries.
With the combination of skills gathered from these subjects and her further studies, Justine creates a very individual approach to treatment, tailoring it to the patients needs.
Justine has developed as a practitioner who enjoys working with all age groups, from babies to ageing adults, maternity patients and athletes. Being an avid sportswoman has fuelled her interest in sports and general injuries, their prevention, and rehabilitation back to normal and improved function. Justine has recently taken part in a CPD course studying “The Perrin Technique”, which is a combination of techniques used to assess and assist the symptoms associated with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome/M.E & Fibromyalgia.
Simon Irwin BSc(Hons)Osteopathy BSc(Hons)Human Biology – Registered Osteopath
Simon comes from a family with strong medical roots. With generations of the family becoming nurses, doctors and surgeons, he showed an affinity for working with his hands from an early age, taking up massage as an amateur to help his mother with her back complaints in his preteen years. After finishing his A-Levels Simon studied Human Biology at Loughborough University, during which time he played various sports including Rugby, American Football and Martial Arts, taking full advantage of the University’s sports facilities.
One degree under his belt, Simon chose to follow his dream of becoming an Osteopath and enrolled at the British School Of Osteopathy. During his four year degree Simon spent time working in the School’s expectant mother and homeless clinics, as well as becoming the Student Union President for a Year. While there he also began training in Kodenkan Danzan Ryu Ju-Jitsu under Sensei Stephen Nicholls, included in which was the use of Seifukujitsu – a traditional Japanese healing art. Simon currently holds the rank of 3rd Dan (Sandan) and teaches at the Tetsu Tori Dojo in Gatwick.
Launa Blackham BSc (Hons) Osteopathic Medicine- Registered Osteopath
Launa graduated from the Surrey institute of Osteopathic Medicine with a BSc (Hons) and a passion for finding health and easing pain through natural methods. She uses classical osteopathy to treat the whole person, dedicated to optimising the body’s own healing mechanisms.
She takes a holistic approach to the patient and aims to help with someone’s presenting complaint, and also provide an environment within the body which allows the restoration of vitality, health and repair. This adds another dimension to the treatment bringing relief of pain and aiding other health issues.
With a particular interest in digestive issues, women’s health and fertility, Launa went on to qualify as an abdominal-sacral massage and fertility massage practitioner. She has been a guest on a TV programme talking about fertility massage and likes to get involved with charity events such as international women’s day.
Lee Lewis M.Ost DO – Registered Osteopath
My name is Lee Lewis, I graduated from the BSO in 2015.
Being an Osteopath is a role that I find enjoyable and rewarding. During my final year at the British School of Osteopathy, I had the opportunity to explore some areas of interest by taking elective courses in areas such as; cranial techniques, visceral techniques, and techniques for expectant mothers.
I qualified as a Sports Massage Therapist in July 2012. Since qualifying as a therapist I have volunteered at two marathons (The Hyde Park Half Marathon and The Brighton Marathon) providing post event treatments for the participants. I have also shadowed the physiotherapy team at Brighton & Hove Albion Football Club, assisting with the training schedule and observing fitness assessments and treatment of the players and more recently I volunteered as head physiotherapist for Shoreham by sea football club for 3 seasons. I enjoyed my time working with Shoreham football club and I feel that by working with the players I have developed some autonomy for identifying and managing knee and ankle injuries.
Tanya Clift-Simpson, MOst BA Hons Registered Osteopath
Tanya trained at the British School of Osteopathy after receiving treatment for disc injuries during pregnancy. She graduated in 2010 with an MOst (Masters in Osteopathy). She also has a western acupuncture qualification (also known as ‘dry needling’).
Tanya is a mum of three and is experienced and trained in osteopathic treatment particularly of children and babies, baby massage, and cranial osteopathy. Tanya is an experienced horsewoman and uses her sports experience to deal with many riding injuries and other sports injuries.
Dr Vahid Ziadlou MD,Phd,DipAcu,CertMac,MMAA – Medically Qualified Holistic Acupuncturist
Vahid graduated from Yadz Medical School in 1995 with a doctorate in medicine subsequent to which he qualified as an Acupuncturist. Vahid has worked as a GP for more than 15 years whilst developing his acupuncture alongside the general medical practice, and Vahid practices his Acupuncture at The Carlton Clinic and from GP surgeries.
Tracey Greaves DipMass, DIHM, RT, DRefl – Massage Therapist, Reflexologist, Indian Head Massage
Tracey has been running her own “Healing Touch” Company for some years now and is highly qualified and experienced in various massage styles including Swedish Massage, Indian Head Massage, Holistic Healing Massage, Pregnancy Massage, Deep Tissue Sports Massage, and Aromatherapy, also in Reflexology, Ear Candling, Acupressure and Reiki.
Jules Taylor LSSM (Dip) and Sports & Remedial Massage and Soft Tissue Therapist
Jules qualified from the London School of Sports Massage (LSSM) in 2015, with a BTEC level 5 Professional Diploma in Clinical Sport & Remedial Massage Therapy. Jules is also a fully qualified personal trainer and appreciates how everyday activities and poor posture negatively affect the body. This encouraged her study so she could help to treat the aches and pains she came across on a daily basis with her clients.
Coming from a sporty background, Jules previously played ladies rugby representing her county and was selected for the South East England squad in 2011. Jules recently worked alongside the Samoan Men’s Rugby team for the Rugby World Cup 2015, ensuring the players were in the best condition before and after every match.
Sarah Stanley – Solution Focused Hypnotherapist (DSFH)
Sarah studied, Solution Focused Hypnotherapy at The Clifton Practice, one of the most prestigious and well-respected teaching practices in the UK. She also, brings over 20 years’ experience as a registered nurse to her clinic.
Solution Focused Hypnotherapy uses practical, modern and well researched techniques. It can help people to rapidly achieve significant, positive changes in their lives. It focuses on what you want to achieve, rather than on the problem you are seeking change.
Hypnosis reduces anxiety and is done through gentle relaxation and visualisation, allowing you to focus on the positive aspects of your life.
Whatever your problem or concern, changing your state of mind through solution-focused hypnotherapy can help you move forward.
Hypnotherapy is effective for confidence, anxiety, managing depression, phobias, obsessive compulsive disorder, and grief. The relaxation techniques used and taught to clients can also be extremely helpful to alleviate physical symptoms such as chronic pain, IBS, tinnitus and symptoms of many medical conditions.
Hypnotherapy can also help anyone make life style changes – such as smoking cessation, weight management, motivation, addictions, and sports performance.
Gemma Extence – Sports & Remedial Massage
In the past Gemma did a Sports Science Degree at Canterbury Christchurch University. She then went on to do a diploma in sports and remedial massage. This inspired her to go on to studying a degree Osteopathy, at the London School of Osteopathy- and is currently working her way through the degree, whilst practicing sports and remedial massage.
Gemma has had experience working with sports team such as; the Australian Wallabies, NFL (New York Giants) and Argentina during the Rugby world cup.
Dawn Bradley – Massage Therapist and Body Worker – CranioSacral Therapy, Manual Lymphatic Drainage, Massage therapies
Dawn has been working as a therapist for over 15 years and is qualified and experienced therapist. Dawn makes good use of her various therapies and experience to help you to relax; recover from injuries and surgery; to manage stress and anxiety; to improve the health of your mind and body, for chronic and acute conditions.
During your treatment, Dawn may use a single therapy or a combination depending upon your condition and your preferences: CranioSacral Therapy, Manual Lymphatic Drainage.
Mo Robinson – Clinic Manager
Treatments have helped me change my life around so much. I am no longer dependent on painkillers, I am able to practice pilates again, and certainly know where to come back with any issues in the future.Mrs Stevenson, Surrey
I am grateful to the osteopaths that helped me with my lower back, it seized whilst I was moving a pot plant and I was terrified I would have to take a lot of time off work. But the osteopaths understanding, reassurance and treatments helped to get me back to me!Mr. Mitchell, West Sussex
I brought my son in the Carlton Clinic at 6 weeks old for Cranial Osteopathy as he was very unsettled and often seemed uncomfortable. I am very glad and relieved to say I now have a very pleasant, happy little boy.Miss Jacob, West Sussex
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