Tel: 01491 672332

Osteopathy & Complementary Therapy Clinic in Upper Basildon

Email: info@theorchardclinic.co.uk

Who We are

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 enable 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.

Isabel Velasco - BSc (Hons) Ost. Registered Osteopath GOsC

 

Isabel qualified from the European School of Osteopathy in Kent following a career as a physiotherapist in Spain.

This wealth of experience allows her to bring diverse knowledge and a wide range of techniques to her patients at the Orchard Clinic.

She has extensive experience of working with patients with disabilities. Isabel lives in Newbury and is enjoying life in rural Berkshire.

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.

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.

Kathy Aitchison - Massage Therapist

Anna Wilson - (MA Cantab)

After a degree in French and Spanish, and a career first in publishing and then as owner of a care business, Anna decided to pursue her passion for holistic health. She trained as a massage therapist with Quantum Metta School of Massage in London, then as a yoga teacher with Camyoga in Cambridge, and is currently training in reflexology.

Anna is qualified in Holistic Massage (MTI level 4), Traditional Thai Yoga Massage (APNT), hot stone massage and is a member of the Massage Training Institute and the Complementary Therapists Association. Her therapeutic treatments combine deep tissue techniques, along with more gentle massage and stretches according to the needs of each client.

Anna currently divides her time between her home in North London (with two beautiful Bengal cats) and West Berkshire (where she spends time with her partner). She has two grown-up sons and loves walking, climbing, yoga and cooking.

Catherine Green - MSc., MA,Cert Systemic Family Therapy, GIPD, SRN

Catherine is UKCP accredited and a Member of the British Association of Counsellors and Psychotherapists. Catherine is an Integrative psychotherapist and counsellor and has many years’ experience using cognitive, behavioural and person-centred therapies to enable her clients to explore their problems and find possible ways forward to solve their issues.

She works in the public and private sector and specialises in stress, anxiety, depression, loss and bereavement, relationship issues and trauma.

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.

MaryJane Beadsmore - Homeopath BSc Hon (Biochemistry) RsHom & NES

 

Having obtained a degree in Biochemistry, MaryJane studied Homeopathy, qualifying in 1996 and then studying further, to Post Graduate level. She has broad experience and enjoys treating a wide range of presenting cases. She lives in Maidenhead in Berkshire and has grown-up children.

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.

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 Hermitage 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.

Gemma van der Waag - Part-time Receptionist

 

Gemma has been part of the part-time team since October 2016.  As a student, she covers reception during holidays and Saturday mornings. Gemma particularly enjoys working with the clients and practitioners in such a welcoming, friendly environment.

Deidre van der Waag - Part-time receptionist

 

Deidre joins the team to provide cover on an ad hoc basis.  She also works part-time in property sales and has previously worked in a wide spectrum of business sectors. She enjoys welcoming the clients and being part of such a wonderful team.  Working in such a beautiful environment is obviously a plus.

Elaine Miles - Receptionist

 

Elaine has worked in administration and reception work for many years. She enjoys working at the Orchard Clinic meeting and greeting clients, making them feel welcome with a cup of tea and supporting the practitioners. She lives in Upper Basildon with her family.

Sue Thompson - Receptionist

 

Sue joined the team in April 2013, having taken a career break from Thames Water, where she managed their town planning portfolio. Sue takes great pleasure in welcoming our clients when they visit, and in helping the reception to run smoothly. She lives in Upper Basildon with her husband and dog.

Becky Seabright - Receptionist

 

Becky joined the reception team in 2012. She enjoys meeting and chatting with clients, supporting the practitioners, and carrying out administration work for the clinic. She particularly enjoys working in such a friendly environment and being surrounded by beautiful countryside.

Tracey Banahan - Receptionist

 

Tracey moved with her family to Upper Basildon 17 years ago following a career in Finance and Project Management. She has had a number of part-time working roles whilst raising her children; loves meeting new people and is looking forward to joining the receptionist team at the clinic.

Helen Prietzel - Receptionist

 

Helen has recently joined the Reception Team at The Orchard Clinic.  She has previously worked in office administration in both medical and legal environments.  She enjoys meeting and getting to know people.