Who We are

Sally Knight - Practice Manager

Sally is the Practice Manager at The Orchard Clinic. She came out of retirement to assist Kelley at the beginning and has not managed to escape since! Sally lives in Newbury and she very much enjoys being part of the team; working in the background to help make visits to the Clinic as enjoyable and relaxing as possible for all clients and practitioners.

Kelley Waters - DO BSc (Hons) Ost. Registered Osteopath GOsC

Kelley qualified from the European School of Osteopathy in 1999 and worked in various busy practices before establishing the Orchard Clinic in 2002. She is passionate about her vocation and has chosen like-minded practitioners to work alongside her in Upper Basildon, allowing her to create a caring, professional health clinic providing the very best care for each client. Kelley is delighted to be working in a team with osteopaths who have a similar approach to her. Kelley lives locally and is married to Dominic and they have two children, Ben and Georgina.

Tom Morgan - BSc (Hons) Ost. Registered Osteopath GOsC

Tom qualified from the College of Osteopaths in London and has since worked locally at clinics in South Oxfordshire and Berkshire. His background and experience as a Sports Injury Therapist enables him to treat his patients using a wide range of techniques, returning them to their normal activities as soon as possible and minimising recurrences. Tom lives in Wallingford with Lou and his two young children.

Carrie Schmidt - MICHT Massage Therapist

Carrie has worked as a remedial massage therapist since 2001 and has been involved with the Orchard Clinic since it opened in October 2002. She combines deep soft tissue massage with exercise and stretching and advice, while working closely with the other therapists at the Clinic, ensuring the most effective treatment for her clients. Carrie lives near Goring with her husband and two boys, Joshua and Harry.

Lisa Harris BSc (Hons) Registered Osteopath, PGCert in Specialist Paediatrics.

Lisa qualified in 2013 at Oxford Brookes university. She has worked in Surrey and Wiltshire before joining us at The Orchard Clinic in 2019. Lisa has undertaken postgraduate training in Cranial Osteopathy, Paediatrics, Pregnancy and postnatal care, Scarwork TM, Sports and remedial massage and Kinesiology taping. She enjoys working with all ages, helping clients from 5 days old to 99 years young and is keen to find the underlying cause of injuries and long term issues, working with you to aid recovery and enable return to your chosen activities. Lisa lives in Berkshire with her partner and labradors.

Jayne Wells - Chartered Physiotherapist BSc (Hons) Registered MCSP, HCPC, AACP

Jayne qualified from the University of Brighton in 1999 and has worked in several hospitals and physiotherapy practices. She specialises in orthopaedics, post-operative rehabilitation and sports injuries, using various modalities including acupuncture, ultrasound and soft tissue mobilisations. She loves to help restore patients back to full activity after an injury. Jayne lives in Bradfield with her husband and two sons.

Georgia Turner - MChS, Bsc Hons, HCPC Registered Podiatrist

With almost 20 years’ experience as a Podiatrist, both as an NHS clinician and team manager, Georgia has experience of working in both hospital and health centre settings in both Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire. With a special interest in Diabetic foot health, Georgia has previously provided foot health education talks to newly diagnosed Diabetics in Buckinghamshire. Podopaediatrics (children’s foot health) became a special interest after becoming a mum herself which motivated Georgia to provide the type of straightforward, knowledgeable advice and aftercare that she would expect for her own children. Georgia currently works for Oxfordshire’s NHS Podiatry service two days a week and in joining The Orchard Clinic team, she hopes to provide a professional, patient centred, approach in order to keep patients on their feet.

Julia Deacon - Massage Therapist

Like Carrie, Julia studied at Newbury College and is very much enjoying working as part of the clinic massage team. She uses deep soft tissue release techniques to aid relief of muscular aches and pains and stimulate recovery from injury. Julia has completed her advance clinical massage course with the Jing Institute in Brighton. She gains great satisfaction from improving the wellbeing of her clients. She lives in the Newbury area and is a working mother of two daughters.

Sam Saul – Sports Massage Therapist

Sam uses a variety of deep tissue massage techniques to help with injury recovery or to alleviate everyday aches and pains for patients, working closely with other members of the team to achieve long lasting results. She is currently studying to be an osteopath at the Surrey Institute of Osteopathy, graduating in 2025, and lives in Berkshire with her partner, gecko, snake, and horse.

Alienor Lawrance, BSc (Hons) - Homeopath

Ali is an undergraduate Homeopath, working under supervision, trained at the globally renowned Centre for Homeopathic Education, and has used homeopathy herself for over 10 years. Previously, she worked in Corporate Events for 25 years. She is particularly interested in treating autoimmune diseases including digestive disturbances and allergies, hormonal and menstrual imbalances, anxiety, and treating families through pregnancy and breastfeeding. Ali loves to hear patients report that Homeopathy not only helps with the symptoms, but that after treatment they feel more energised, and stronger.

Cass Clayton, BSc (Hons) Acupuncture, Lic Ac. - Acupuncturist

After serving 27 years in the Royal Navy as a Chief Engineer Cass decided to pursue his passion of Energetics in Classical and Traditional Chinese Medicine.

He has practiced and taught Qi Gong for 21 years, and took a deeper dive through an Acupuncture degree and more recently Bazi under the mentorship of Dr Sonia Tan.

Cass has trained with many notable teachers including Master Jeffery Yuen, Master Mantak Chia, Master Lee Holden and Shi Xing Dun of the Shaolin Temple. He continues to train and develop himself, and has three books due to be published in late Spring / early summer 2024.

Qi Gong From The Inside Out by Cass Clayton, Anxiety and The Five Phases by Cass Clayton, And Introduction to the Five Phases in life with Co Author Stacy Davis. Find out more about Cass at www.fromtheinsideout.world

Abi Williamson - Reflexologist IIR, MAR

Abi qualified with the International Institute of Reflexology in London. Originally from a scientific background with a BSc in Biology and an MSc in Marine Biology, Abi is constantly amazed by reflexology and its benefits. She enjoys treating a range of conditions in adults, children & babies. She lives in Upper Basildon with her husband and two young children and enjoys sailing and the outdoors.

To book a reflexology appointment, please get in touch with Abi Williamson directly via email at positivelyabi@gmail.com
Reflexology and body work with Abi
Abi offers completely unique and nurturing reflexology to soothe, heal and stabilise both physical and emotional aspects of your body and mind.
Reflexology, an ancient technique, is brought to a modern platform with Abi’s strong scientific background and combination of holistic, energetic and body treatment skills. Using reflex points in the feet, legs, face and body Abi is able to detect and balance your body’s mechanical and energetic pathways leaving you feeling energised, healed and nurtured.
Abi offers traditional foot reflexology and specialised facial and body combination sessions for ultimate treatment.

Clinical Hypnotherapy with Abi
A Clinical Hypnotherapist and with 12 years of therapeutic experience Abi delivers exceptional bespoke confidential consultations; to help you eliminate any unwanted habits and emotions, enabling you to move your life forward with positivity and happiness. Working holistically and integratively, Abi has great success in enabling a “Reset, Transform and Enhancement” process for clients; constructing positivity and activating new achievement pathways in personal and work life. Talk to Abi for help with stress, anxiety, addictions, pain management and positive life resets.