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.

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 and the Register of Chinese Herbal Medicine He lectures on the BSc (hons) Acupuncture Degree at the College of Integrated Chinese Medicine in Reading, 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
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 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, a member of the College of Chiropractors, a member of the British Medical Acupuncture Society, and is registered with the General Chiropractic Council
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
Linda works at the clinic all day Wednesday and Thursday.  You can find out more about Linda at
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 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 and the National Council for Hypnotherapy  You can find out more about Collette at Collette provides an initial consultation for £30 with no obligation. Subsequent appointments last 60 minutes and cost £75. A 2 hour stop smoking session costs £150. Collette works at the clinic on Thursdays and Fridays.

McTimoney Chiropractor

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.

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, and is also a member of the British Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies  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 an hour at a cost of £48.00.  For further information regarding therapy, please contact:

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 trained at the College of Integrated Chinese Medicine. and is a member of the British Acupuncture Council . 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 combines herbal medicine with hands-on remedial massage and reflexology. She will be joining the clinic soon.

Sophie qualified in Physiotherapy at the University of Liverpool in 2005. She a certified Instructor of Pilates from the Australian Pilates and Physiotherapy Institute. She uses Pilates exercises within her physiotherapy treatments as a way of increasing motion and function as well as strengthening core and postural stability. Sophie has completed foundation course in myofascial release and uses acupuncture as part of treatment to aid reduction in pain and muscle spasm. She is trained in Women’s Health physiotherapy, mainly pelvic girdle pain (SPD) during pregnancy as well as other pregnancy and pelvic floor related problems.
Sophie has been working as a physiotherapist for 10 years in Gloucestershire. She has a passion for helping people rehabilitate from their injuries and enjoys working to achieve each patient’s personal goals for their recovery.
She is registered with the Health and Care Professions Council, Chartered Society of Physiotherapy, Acupuncture Association of Chartered Physiotherapists, a member and Certified Instructor with the Australian Physiotherapy and Pilates Institute and a member of Fitpro.