York Clinic Practitioners


Simon Baverstock

Simon Baverstock works as a United Kingdom Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP) registered and accredited Integrative Relational Therapist here at the York Clinic on a Tuesday.“Integrative Relational Psychotherapy embraces an attitude that affirms the inherent value of each individual. Its practitioners seek to respond appropriately and effectively to the person at the affective (feeling), behavioral, cognitive, […]

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Louise Coughlin

BSc, MSc, C.Psychol and AFBPsS Qualifications and experience: I undertook my undergraduate Psychology degree at the University of Hull and my post graduate Master of Science Forensic Psychology degree at the University of Leicester. I have also completed a Post Graduate Certificate in Child Forensic Studies; Psychology and Law at the University of Portsmouth. I […]

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Josh Doe

Josh graduated from the University College of Osteopathy (formerly the British School of Osteopathy) in London in 2018 and is interested in all areas of Osteopathy, particularly sporting injuries. Josh has completed courses in kinesiology taping and advanced spinal manipulation. In his spare time, Josh enjoys sports, mainly cycling and football having played at Carshalton Athletic. Josh practises […]

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Ben Elliot

Ben studied Acupuncture at the Northern College of Acupuncture and\r\nRemedial Massage at the Northern Institute of Massage. He is a member\r\nof the British Acupuncture Council and National Association of Massage\r\nand Manipulative Therapists.

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Rachel Hemblade

Rachel studied studied at the Northern College of Acupuncture and is about to train in Remedial Massage at the Northern Institute of Massage. She is a member of the British Acupuncture Association (BAcC), the regulatory body of Acupuncturists in the UK.

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Darren Housley

Darren works as a hypnotherapist, Approved Anxiety Specialist, Business Coach, Master Practitioner of Neuro-linguistic Programming and Life Coach. He works with issues such as stress and anxiety, phobia, habits, compulsive behaviours and sleep issues.

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Kirsty Kennedy

Dr Kirsty Kennedy is a British Psychological Society chartered and Health and Care Professions Council registered consultant clinical psychologist since 2003 as well as being qualified as a relational psychotherapist.  An experienced clinician, as well as her independent practice, she has worked in healthcare over the last 18 years encompassing both NHS mental health services and consultant level input within a large teaching hospital.

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Harriet Lansdown

Harriet is an experienced professional acupuncturist, who is involved in acupuncture research and teaching. Her treatment style includes massage and heat, alongside the acupuncture itself. She offers an individual treatment plan, which may include lifestyle advice, exercises and techniques to use at home.

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Alison Longridge

Ali has 18 years experience as a registered acupuncturist, specialising in gynaecology, male and female fertility, pregnancy and post-natal care. She holds a PhD in Health Sciences (as applied to acupuncture in gynaecology) from the University of York and a Masters in Acupuncture (MScAc) with distinction from the Northern College of Acupuncture and University of Wales.

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Emma McCabe

Emma McCabe qualified in 2008 from Teesside University with a 2:1 in Physiotherapy. She commenced her career in private practice in Australia, where developed a real interest in sports and work based injuries. She qualified in Western Acupuncture and Dry Needling and started using Pilates as a rehabilitation tool, especially effective for long term problems. […]

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Tracey Patrick

Tracey Patrick works as a Cognitive Behavioural Therapist here at the York Clinic on a Wednesday. Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) is recommended by the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) for the treatment of depression and many types of anxiety. Tracey is  also trained in Eye Movement Desensitisation Reprocessing (EMDR) which is recommended […]

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Amanda Preston

Acupuncture in York As your acupuncturist, I see my role as being healer and guide. Each treatment is specifically tailored towards treating you as an individual. As part of your treatment, I will guide you towards healthy diet and lifestyle choices that will ensure that you stay in balance, getting the most out of your […]

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Debbie Priestley

Debbie is qualified and experienced in both Acupuncture and Sports Massage. She specialises in treating musculo-skeletal conditions, as well as treating IBS, migraine, stress and insomnia. She is the only therapist in the York area using a PhysioPod™ DEEP OSCILLATION® massage machine, and also offers pregnancy massage and cosmetic acupuncture.

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Michaela Scott

Michaela is a qualified practising Medical Herbalist and member of the National Institute of Medical Herbalists (NIMH). She is also a qualified massage therapist with 20 years experience and has specialist training in pregnancy massage. In addition she is a qualified birth doula (a recognized member of Doula UK).

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Tao Sun

Tao Sun obtained a Diploma in Traditional Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture from the Changchun University of Traditional Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture(China) in 1983 and has practised Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) and acupuncture in China for five years from 1983.

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Ying Sun

Ying Sun graduated from the Changchun University of Traditional Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture (China) and obtained her MB(TCM) degree in 1983.

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Shelagh Taggart

Shelagh trained at the McTimoney College of Chiropractic in Oxfordshire and the London School of Sports Massage. She is registered with the General Chiropractic Council and is a member of the McTimoney Chiropractic Association and The Royal College of Chiropractors.

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Keren Wheeler

Keren qualified in Colonic Hydrotherapy in 2008. Her passion is for helping people who are suffering from bowel or digestive problems, particularly IBS and symptoms such as headaches and migraines.

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Christine Wilkinson

Christine practises Aromatherapy Massage, Deep Tissue Massage and Reflexology.

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