Practitioners

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

Helen Maharaj

Helen Maharaj is a Cognitive Behavioural Therapist accredited by the BABCP. She runs CBT Reflections, a service providing private therapy for adults who are experiencing problems including low mood, anxiety, depression, worry, OCD and PTSD using Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT). Helen is an experienced Cognitive Behavioural Therapist who enjoys working with people to empower them … Continue reading Helen Maharaj

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

Linda Ottway

Linda Ottway IHHT Dip. MPACT is a Clinical/Therapeutic Massage Therapist. Linda, who practices Clinical and Remedial Massage, has been a resident of Harpenden since 1978 and has 3 adult children. Her training started  in 1990 at The London School of Acupuncture where she discovered her passion for Chinese Medicine, which lead to her valuable meridian therapy and advanced soft … Continue reading Linda Ottway

Sarah Hurp

Everyone has things they are dealing with and most of us just about manage to keep our heads above water, well most of the time. But sometimes our problems can spiral out of control and start to overwhelm us especially if more than one life changing event happens at the same time. We feel that … Continue reading Sarah Hurp

Natasha Morley

Natasha Morley ITEC Dip. MCthA. is an experienced Clinical/Sports Massage Therapist Natasha gained her Diploma in Anatomy, Physiology and Body Massage with the International Therapy Examination Council in 1997.  This initial qualification lead her to study at post graduate level in Advanced Soft Tissue Techniques, Trigger Point Therapy and Acupressure, all of which Natasha incorporates into her … Continue reading Natasha Morley

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

Sandra Greenbank

Nutrition isn’t just about going on a diet after over indulging during festive and celebration periods. Healthy eating is a way of life and is especially important during pregnancy. What you eat affects your body both physically and emotionally. Certain vitamins and minerals are needed to help the brain function and to keep bones and … Continue reading Sandra Greenbank

Gwen Roby Smith

Gwen Roby Smith, Massage Therapist 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 after rest and medication.  The combination of techniques including gentle but firm sustained pressure at specific points, massage of overtight … Continue reading Gwen Roby Smith

Barbara Cross

  I’m Barbara Cross, I am a fully qualified DBS certified Cognitive Hypnotherapist and Ollie Coach.  I love that I can help people realise their own potential. Clients receive a flexible, tailored approach to their individual requirements.  I can help with overcoming anxiety, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), fear of public speaking, depression, stress, phobias, fear of flying … Continue reading Barbara Cross

Penny George

Penny is a qualified hypnotherapist, and also a trained coach and mentor, and recently became a licensed practitioner of FATnosis. Every individual is different, but in her professional practice, she has found that certain problems respond well to specific techniques. She uses motivational coaching and mindset programming for weight-loss, and hypnotherapy for overcoming life challenges. … Continue reading Penny George

Amanda Newman

Newman’s Natural Healthcare Medical Herbalist, BSc (Hons), MNIMH & Integrative Nutrition Health Coach Most people know that to be healthy you need to eat healthy food and exercise, yet developed countries have increasing rates of disease, including obesity, diabetes, heart disease and depression.  Why?  The answer is partly because knowing you should eat healthy foods and … Continue reading Amanda Newman

Mathew Bennett

Mathew Bennett BSc (Hons) is a Graduate Sports Therapist / Corrective Exercise Specialist / Functional Training Specialist . Since graduating from the University of Hertfordshire with a degree in Sports Therapy, Mathew has endeavoured to help as many people as possible to live a fully functional life, enjoying their favourite activities without aches, pains and … Continue reading Mathew Bennett