Osteopathy is a vocational career
for me. Originally drawn to it by curiosity in how the body worked and a desire to help others. I feel privileged to be part of this profession, it has so many facets
of interest and fulfillment for me;
I enjoy meeting people of all ages and of all walks of life. I love the challenge of identifying what might be going on in the patients body, where the dysfunction is and where the health is. I also get an enormous amount of job satisfaction when
I am able to help people overcome or at least mitigate painful
symptoms. Or support patients
for example with arthritis as part
of a bigger picture of care including medical, exercise and other complimentary therapies. It is an honor to work with these wonderful, innately intelligent, self-regulating,
I qualified from the British School of Osteopathy in 1998. As a new graduate I worked in London for
the first 5 years before returning to my home town of Totnes. I have had three children over the last 12 years, always returning to work relatively quickly to work part time. Totnes Osteopathy is a new venture for me and represents a renewed energy and vigor for my work.
I have always been naturally pulled towards the more gentle techniques of Osteopathy. I find that many patients come to see me because they know I have a gentle approach.
I am a member of the Sutherland Cranial College www.scco.ac and
am pursuing the ‘Cranial Pathway’ which is a modular course in Cranial Osteopathy. I combine Cranial Osteopathy with other gentle Osteopathic techniques depending on what the patient’s wishes are and what I decide is
best at the time for that person. Essentially I am always working ‘with’ the body to facilitate a