Practitioners at the Clinic
For more information about any of our treatments or practitioners, please phone the clinic.
We will return your call and answer any questions you may have as soon as we possibly can.
DANIEL BLYTH – Lic.Ac, MBAc, DipCHM, MRCHM.
Danny qualified in 1998 and practices Acupuncture (5 Element Acupuncture, Traditional Chinese Medicine, and Trigger/Motor Point Acupuncture) and Chinese Herbal Medicine. He is a member of the British Acupuncture Council www.acupuncture.org.uk and the Register of Chinese Herbal Medicine www.rchm.co.uk. He lectures on the BSc (hons) Acupuncture Degree at the College of Integrated Chinese Medicine in Reading www.acupuncturecollege.org.uk, and teaches nutrition and herbal medicine to acupuncturists at post-graduate level. Danny also teaches Wu Dang style Tai Chi in Cheltenham on Tuesday evenings. He has a diploma in paediatric acupuncture. Danny has also trained, and led study groups to the GuangDong Second Provincial Traditional Chinese Medicine Hospital, Guang Zhou, China. To find out more, please visit www.dannyblyth.co.uk.
Danny practices at the clinic on Tuesdays, Wednesday and Thursdays 9am – 8pm. Initial Consultation £60.00 (90 minutes); ongoing treatment £45.00 (45 minutes); initial consultation for child £45.00 (45 minutes); ongoing treatment for child £25.00 (15-30 minutes).
SIMON SPEARING – DC MMCA MCC (GCC Reg)
Simon has been practicing McTimoney Chiropractic since 1990 and also uses dry needling techniques. He was formerly Senior Practical Tutor at the McTimoney College in Abingdon. He is a member of the McTimoney Chiropractic Association www.mctimoney-chiropractic.org, a member of the College of Chiropractors www.colchiro.org.uk, a member of the British Medical Acupuncture Society www.medical-acupuncture.co.uk, and is registered with the General Chiropractic Council www.gcc-uk.org.
Simon practices at 199 Bath Road on Tuedays 1pm – 6pm, Thursdays 9am – 6pm & Fridays 9am – 6pm.
He also practices at his clinic in Ross-on-Wye on Wednesdays.
Ross Chiropractic Clinic, The Courtyard, 20 High Street,
Ross-on-Wye HR9 5BZ. 01989 764321.
£60 initial consultation, £45 for subsequent and £40 for 15 and under.
LINDA UPTON – B.Ac., Cert.Ac (Nanjing), MRCHM
Linda qualified in Acupuncture and Remedial Massage in 1977, and in Chinese Herbal Medicine in 1994, and spent 3 months in 1983 studying at a TCM hospital in Nanjing. She is a member of the Register of Chinese Herbal Medicine www.rchm.co.uk.
Linda works at the clinic all day Wednesday and Thursday. You can find out more about Linda at www.lindaupton.co.uk
Initial Consultation £60.00 (90 minutes); ongoing treatment £45.00 (45 minutes).
INEKE VAN DER LELY – ITEC Diploma in Anatomy Physiology and Massage, ITEC Level 3 Diploma in Reflexology and Indian Head Massage
Ineke has worked in the field of of holistic treatment for over 13 years, and practises Reflexology, Deep Tissue Massage, and Manual Lymphatic Drainage at the clinic.
All treatments last approximately 1 hour, but please allow 75 minutes for an initial consultation.
SALLY COATES – H.F.S.T
Sally qualified from the International Institute of Sports Therapy in 2002, in Holistic Medical Massage in 2005, in Myofascial Release in 2008 and Advanced stretching in 2010. She also trained in the Bowen Technique with the European College of Bowen Studies in 2004 and continues regular study to update and increase her skills.
Sally practices Sports Massage and The Bowen Technique at 199 Bath Road on Friday mornings.
COLLETTE TUPLING – Ba(hons), HPD, DHP, NCH (reg), AfSFH (reg).
Collette qualified as a Solution Focused Clinical Hypnotherapist at Clifton Practise, Bristol, in 2011 and has over 1000 client hours. She is a member of the Association for Solution Focused Hypnotherapy www.afsfh.co.uk an
JEMMA CYPHUS JONES – BSc (Hons) Chiro, MMCA (GCC Reg)
CHARLOTTE PLUMB – MChiro, MMCA, MIVCA
Charlotte qualified from Mctimoney Chiropractic College in 2015. She is also trained in Diversified Chiropractic techniques, Sports Massage and Neuromuscular Re-Education. Charlotte completed an Animal Chiropractic course with the International Academy of Veterinary Chiropractic in Germany and can therefore be found on the Register for Animal Musculoskeletal Practitioners (RAMP). She is a member of the Mctimoney Chiropractic Association and the International Veterinary Chiropractic Association and is registered with with the General Chiropractic Council. Charlotte works at 199 Bath Road on Monday afternoons, and in Ross-on-Wye on Thursdays.
PATRICIA ADAMS – ACCREDITED COUNSELLOR BACP
Pat joined the clinic in 2003, having previously worked in mental health and educational establishments. She is an accredited member with the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy www.bacp.co.uk, and is also a member of the British Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies www.babcp.com. Pat has a post graduate degree in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy. Apart from Counselling she offers other techniques including Mindfulness and Life Coaching. Pat’s main days at the clinic are Monday and Wednesday from 2.00 – 7.00 pm and Saturday mornings. Other days are negotiable where possible. Each session lasts for 50 minutes and costs of £55.00. Couples counselling is £82.50 for 60 minutes. For further information regarding therapy, please contact: www.patriciaadamscounselling.co.uk.
KATE DIMMER – NUTRITIONAL THERAPIST – MBANT, MCNHC
Kate is a fully qualified Nutritional Therapist currently doing an MSc in Nutritional Therapy at the University of Worcester. She is a member of BANT (British Association for Applied Nutrition & Nutritional Therapy) and the CNHC (Complementary & Natural Healthcare Council), a register set up by the government and approved by the Professional Standards Authority for Health and Social Care. For more information please visit Kate’s website. Kate works at the clinic on wednesday mornings. Please enquire for fees and timings.
JOKE OGUNLESI – MBAcC
Joke trained at the College of Integrated Chinese Medicine. and is a member of the British Acupuncture Council www.acupuncture.org.uk . She joined the clinic in 2019. Joke practices at the clinic on Tuesdays. Initial Consultation £60.00 (90 minutes); ongoing treatment £45.00 (45-60 minutes)
MALA ROSE – BSc (Hons), MNIMH, MURHP, Dip. Ref, IFR, BTEC Level 4 Sports & Remedial Massage, Dip. IEH.
Mālā qualified in Reflexology in 1997, then continued by studying Indian Head Massage, Zero Balancing, Reiki, Energy Healing and Sports and Remedial Massage. She spent 2 years deepening her meditation practice and studied nature awareness, tracking, bushcraft skills and the Art of Mentoring. In 2010 Mālā completed a year course in intuitive herbalism and her love of healing with plant medicine led her onto doing a BSc Honours degree in Herbal Medicine. She is insured and registered with The National Institute of Medical Herbalists and The Unified Register of Herbal Practitioners. Visit www.malarose.com for more details of herbal medicine.
Integrated massage: Mālā utilises her broad knowledge with a variety of techniques including: deep tissue and more gentle remedial massage, trigger point therapy, movement shiatsu, reflexology and energy work, with a blend of organic essential oils, to allow the client to drop deeply into their own body and stillness. Mālā practises in the clinic on a Tuesday and Wednesday. Herbal Medicine initial consultation (up to 2 hours) – £120. Follow ups (up to 45 minutes) – £50. Integrated Massage – 1 hour & 15 minutes – £65. 1 hour & 30 minutes – £80. Reflexology – £55 (1 hour). Reiki & Energy Healing – £55 (1 hour). Hopi Ear Candling – £45 (45 minutes)
LEISA DE BURCA
Leisa has been a body therapist for over a decade, both on-site, and as a mobile therapist. Her approach is holistic, as she believes much illness is body-mind connected, so life style, life experience and life approach are important factors in developing wellness (though of course some physical ailments are of a repetitive, postural or injurious nature). In her own life practice, Leisa enjoys djembe drumming, qi gong and the five rhythms dance and incorporates her own stretches from her yoga practice into her work and give stretches to take away and points which are uniquely tailored for the client. Leisa works with Acupressure Massage (also called Shiatsu), graduating from both the British School of Shiatsu and the Kikai School of Shiatsu in 2005. She is also qualified in deep tissue and sports massage therapy and integrates this knowledge in her practice.