Practitioners

Sarah Leonard

Sarah’s  approach combines an evolution of my academic background in Psychology and further study in Cognitive Hypnotherapy, NLP, EFT, EMI and a powerful paradigmatic understanding about the mind and our innate capacity to thrive. Continue reading

Natalia Keller

Natalia has a degree in Aesthetics and Cosmetology from a Brazilian university and has carried her degree comparability by UKNARIC to BTEC/SQA Higher National Diploma (HND) standard/ Foundation degree standard. Apart from university Natalia was trained by a well established beauty therapist in Brazil with over 25 years experience in body massage and facials. Natalia decided to focus on relaxing massage (also known as classic massage) and Lymphatic Drainage massage as she believes these types really focus on mental health and wellbeing. Natalia has also a passion for facial treatments and has tailored plans for each client as a full consultation is completed prior the first session. Continue reading

Russell Stocker

I have had a passion for physiotherapy from a young age when I trampolined for
Great Britain and suffered injury. Having followed a desire to understand the
workings of the human body at school, I graduated from Brunel University with a
BSc (hons) in Physiotherapy in 1997. Continue reading..

Kate Wiggs

Hi, I’m Kate and I love humans. I have been fascinated with habits and patterns of behaviour for as long as I can remember and formalised this fascination when I started working with therapeutic clients in 2014. My personal spiritual practices are very important to me and increasingly shape my clinical work. Continue reading

Christina Dodd

After a career in insurance I trained as a psychodynamic counsellor and psychotherapist at the Manor House Centre for Psychotherapy and Counselling (MHCPC). I completed the Certificate in Counselling Skills and then went on to study for the three year Diploma in Psychodynamic Counselling & Therapy. Continue reading

Papu Jordan

Papu Jordan is a fully qualified Reiki Practitioner & Teacher and Massage Therapist with a particular interest in women’s health issues.  She is also a Meditation Teacher and facilitator of the new ReikiLove iphone app. Papu was brought up in a family in which western medicine was used alongside more natural treatments, and so whilst developing … Continue reading Papu Jordan

Helen Thomas

Helen Thomas DipAc DipCHM MBAcC MRCHM Helen qualified in 1992 from The London School of Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine having completed five years of training and has practised in St Albans and Harpenden ever since. Previously she was a Radiographer/ Ultrasonographer working in NHS teaching hospitals. This background complements her Chinese medical training allowing a … Continue reading Helen Thomas

Amanda Lanchbery

Amanda Lanchbery BA(Hons) LicAc MBAcC Amanda Lanchbery is an acupuncturist working in Redbourn, Hertfordshire (near Harpenden, St Albans & Hemel Hempstead), and the City of London. She trained for three years at the London Institute of Five Element Acupuncture under acclaimed acupuncture master, Gerad Kite (founder of the Kite Clinic), and is a fully accredited and … Continue reading Amanda Lanchbery

New therapists joining soon

We will shortly be having two new therapists joining The Southdown Clinic. Contact the clinic on 01582 760200 or info@thesouthdownclinic.co.uk to book an appointment.

Jane McIvor

Jane studied homeopathy at the Centre for homeopathic Education in London, passing a 4 year degree course, and practises at the Southdown Clinic in Harpenden, at Helios Homeopathic Pharmacy in Covent Garden, dispensing remedies and consulting. which enables her to keep up to date with current information, plus a monthly clinic at Nelsons Homeopathic Pharmacy … Continue reading Jane McIvor

Susan Hammersley

Susan Hammersley M.C.H.S Did you know…….On average, humans will take enough steps in their lifetime to walk around the globe 4 times. Excellent foot care, at every age and stage of our lives, is what we all need and excellent foot care is what I aim to achieve in my work, easing symptoms and working … Continue reading Susan Hammersley

Sara Leal

Qualifications: MCFHP MAFHP, Foot Health Practitioner Diploma 2004, Cryotherapy Diploma 2014, Registrant of the Accredited Register of Foot Health Practitioners, Professional Standards Authority for Health & social care                 Sara has over 27 years of experience within health & beauty. Initially a beauty therapist Sara retrained as a Foot Health Practitioner. For the … Continue reading Sara Leal

Sharon Marshall

Sharon qualified as a Family & Systemic Psychotherapist in 2017 after four years training at the Tavistock Centre in London. Before that, she obtained a degree in Mental Health Nursing in 2001 and has worked in the NHS ever since, mostly in Child & Adolescent Mental Health (CAMHS). Read more about how Sharon can help you…

Clinic Rooms Available

Since 1997 The Southdown Clinic has been providing a multi discipline centre for Harpenden, St Albans, and surrounding areas. At present there is availability for self employed complementary practitioners to join our supportive and well established team. We are looking for qualified professional enthusiastic people to continue offering an expanding range of therapies to our … Continue reading Clinic Rooms Available

Claire Baker

Health and Well-being Facilitator using Body Code, Emotion Code, PSYCH-K ®, Allergy Antidotes and Ask and Receive. Claire helps pain, fatigue and anxiety sufferers to identify and resolve the underlying root causes of their symptoms so that they can become happier and healthier. Read more about how Claire can help you …

Gwen Roby Smith

Gwen Roby Smith, Clinical, Oncology and Scar Massage Therapy Gwen decided to train with the Jing Institute after discovering first-hand the benefits of clinical massage therapy following successful treatment of a long term painful shoulder condition that was unresolved despite previous interventions. Her preferred style of massage includes a collection of techniques to create space in … Continue reading Gwen Roby Smith

Amanda Newman

Amanda Newman BSc (Hons) mNIMH Medical Herbalist & Integrative Nutrition Health Coach​ Amanda graduated with a First Class Honours Degree in Herbal Medicine and is a member of the UK’s leading professional herbal medicine body, the National Institute of Medical Herbalists (NIMH). ​Amanda’s interest in natural health can be traced back to her teenage years … Continue reading Amanda Newman

Sarah Leonard

Sarah studied Psychology at the London Guildhall University and graduated with a BSc Degree in 2001. Since then she has trained with the internationally recognised Trevor Silvester, Jamie Smart and Michael Neil. With over 15 years experience and training Sarah offers transformational programmes offering support, development and growth for individuals who are looking to develop … Continue reading Sarah Leonard

Amy Huggins

About me I first discovered Biomagnetism by chance on a Spanish Detox retreat in 2016. I had been diagnosed with unexplained infertility, and after several rounds of failed fertility treatments, had started to believe that I may never become a mother. After just four sessions of BMP therapy I fell pregnant easily and naturally. My … Continue reading Amy Huggins

Nicole Pyne MChS

Your feet deserve a little more admiration …….. considering that nearly a quarter of your body’s bones are in your feet!  Each foot contains 26 bones, 33 joints, 19 muscles, 10 tendons, 107 ligaments and 8,000 nerves! During an average day of walking the forces in your feet can total hundreds of tons! With this in mind … Continue reading Nicole Pyne MChS