Therapy Centre teamA wide range of experienced, dedicated therapists
DR TAMMY ESRICH
I am a Chartered Clinical Psychologist. I completed my Doctorate in Clinical Psychology at Edinburgh University in 1997 and have worked for 20 years as a Clinical Psychologist in the NHS. I currently works part time in an adult Palliative Care Team in Worcestershire.
I am a member of the British Psychological Society and is registered with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC).
I am a qualified Reiki Master and have practiced Reiki for over 12 years. I live in awe of the miraculous results I get to see on people and animals. Many people have never experienced complete inner peace until they try Reiki.
It is such a privelege to start them on their journey and watch the healing take place physically and emotionally.
With a degree in Human Biology I have always been in awe of the body and it’s ability to heal itself given the right conditions. A trip to Australia in 2007 was the beginning of my relationship with Bowen and my initial training was completed in 2010. I have recently included Kinesiology (muscle testing) into my practice. I am fully insured and a member of the Federation of Holistic Therapists.
I care passionately about the benefits of massage. I have a Massage Training Institute Practitioner Diploma in Holistic Massage & Bodywork, Anatomy, Phsyiology & Pathology Level 4. I work to the MTI Code of Ethics, and I am registered with the MTI, The Federation of Holistic Therapist and the Complementary & Natural Healthcare Council. I am a qualified baby massage and baby yoga teacher with Hands on Babies. My degree is in Healthcare, and I have a PGCE in Higher Education!
I am also a Childbirth & Parenting Consultant, and an Associate Midwifery lecturer.
Dr Elise Kearney
I am a Chartered Consultant Clinical Psychologist. I completed my doctorate in Clinical Psychology at The University of Glasgow in 2002 and worked in the NHS for 17 years. More recently, after a break in practice to bring up my own young family, I returned to practice privately at The Fold Therapy Centre.
Altair de Almeida
I have been immersed in Holistic Medicine for over 40 years and have been a Consultant Acupuncturist and Shiatsu practitioner for 31 years. have had many Specialist trainings over the years including Battlefield Acupuncture (BA) with Colonel Pickering, a surgeon in the American Airforce. Licentiate in Acupuncture, (Lic Ac) Member of the British Acupuncture Council for over 20-years. Diploma in Shiatsu (DS). Trainer Member of the Shiatsu Society (MRSS) for 20 years. Now registered with FHT (Federation of Holistic Therapists). Fully insured.
Caroline Rees PhD
I studied Nutritional Therapy at Worcester University on a 2-year, Master’s level postgraduate course, accredited by the Nutritional Therapy Education Commission. Originally a research scientist, I obtained my PhD in immunology from Guy’s Hospital, London.
In my work, I use a combination of Hypnotherapy and NLP, together with general coaching techniques, which means that I have a wide range of skills at my disposal to help my clients improve their lives.
I am fully insured and registered with the General Hypnotherapy Register (GHR) and the Association of NLP (ANLP). I am also an associate member of the British Psychological Society.
After achieving my teaching qualification, I became an accredited tutor for the Massage Training Institute in 2018 and I now lead, together with my colleague Cleo, the BCMB Worcester teaching team who run highly recognised accredited massage courses here at The Fold.
I work both as a massage therapist and teach holistic and Indian Head massage to a professional level at the Fold as part of the Bristol College of Massage and Bodywork.
I qualified with BCMB with a level 4 qualification awarded by the Massage Training Institute and am on the CNHC register.
I am a member of the Massage Training Institute, International Massage Association and CHNC Registered.
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