MEET THE ANGLESEY (MENAI BRIDGE) TEAM
Our Associate Therapists
(For our Room Renters, please scroll down…)
Dr John H Griffiths
Director | Osteopathy
John has diverse experience in life, business and research. He is a registered osteopath with over thirty years in private practice and has helped LEAF Health become the largest practice of its kind in North Wales, and aims oversee its further development into one of the most influential health improvement organisations in Britain. John is available to book online for both Llandudno and Menai Bridge clinics.
Director | Hypnotherapy
As Operations Manager, Janet is helping to improve the services offered at LEAF Health coming from a background of setting up and running private medical practices in and around Harley Street, London. She is also a qualified Clinical Hypnotherapist specialising in anxiety, weight loss and smoking cessation.
Carole Davies is an experienced Acupuncturist of many years standing. She performs traditional acupuncture for a variety of musculo-skeletal conditions and her treatments are also very effective for pain relief. Carole is available to book online for both Menai Bridge and Llandudno clinics.
Foot Health PractitionerThabo qualified in internationally certified Therapeutic Massage, Reflexology and Biomagnetism in 2015 in Chile, South America, having lived there and given treatments for many years. He is fluent in Spanish. Thabo qualified as a Foot Health Practitioner with Stone Bridge College in 2018, having gained a distinction in the theory part of the course the previous year. Some of the treatments Thabo offers are nail trimming & shaping; callus reduction; corn removal; fungal nail; thick nails; ingrowing nail; Athlete’s Foot; Verrucas; cracked heels; diabetic foot care; bacterial infection; and Onycholysis. Thabo is available to book online for both Llandudno and Menai Bridge clinics.
Osteopathy, Sports Massage
Chris qualified from the British School of Osteopathy in 2014 with a Masters in Osteopathy. Since working with LEAF Health he has developed functional and cranial techniques to complement his detailed mechanical understanding of the human body. He has a special interest in treating the effects of stress on the body and posture, whether it be the result of work pressure, bereavement or trauma.
Chris lives in Bangor and he enjoys hiking, baking and live music and can also be found working in the healing fields of numerous music festivals in the summer. Chris is available to book online for both Llandudno and Menai Bridge clinics.
Hypnotherapy, Rapid Transformation Therapy
Juliet Jones is a Certified Hypnotherapist and Rapid Transformation Therapist (RTT). RTT embraces many of the positive aspects of Hypnotherapy that are known to produce a transformative effect on clients. RTT diagnoses what works with clients with the use of relaxation, regression and hypnotic conditioning. We know that clients are time-starved and come to us in pain, both physically and emotionally. RTT’s aim is to deliver permanent results in 1-3 sessions (90min) and a recording to listen to for 21 days. The client is involved with the therapist in uncovering the meaning and interpretation of events and then changes the perception of them, thus leading to PERMANENT, POWERFUL CHANGE.
For more information or to book an appointment, contact Juliet on 07513 822 408, see FRESH Future Hypnotherapy and RTT on Facebook, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Val Wynn Jones
Osteopathic Assistant, Massage & Beauty Treatments
Val started work as a newly qualified therapist in 1989 and is therefore LEAF Health’s longest serving employee. She continues to work as an Osteopathic Assistant as well as maintaining and building up her own client base offering Therapeutic, Sports and Aromatherapy Massage, and a wide range of Beauty treatments. Val is available to book online via the Home Page.
Beauty Therapy, Hot Stone therapy, Indian Head Massage, Manual Lymph Drainage. Massage, Reflexology, Osteopathic Assistant
Sarah joined LEAF Health in 2011 and is a highly qualified therapist. She has greatly added to her expertise in massage, helping in the clinic as an Osteopathic Assistant to Dr John Griffiths. Sarah continues to update her skills and has attended courses in Advanced Deep Tissue Massage and Manual Lymphatic Drainage, in 2017 and 2018. Sarah is based mainly in Menai Bridge but offers her therapies in Llandudno on Saturday mornings. A sympathetic and approachable person, Sarah diligently continues to contribute to the LEAF Health ethos. Sarah is available to book online for both Llandudno and Menai Bridge clinics.
1-to-1 Breathwork & Yoga plus Group work
Susan simultaneously trained as an Occupational Therapist and Yoga Teacher, qualifying in 1991. She has a broad experience over 24 years of using movement, relaxation and breathing techniques to support conventional medicine. She specialised in community mental health and set up a complementary pain management program in a general hospital. Working for Dru (yoga) worldwide, she has trained yoga teachers and taught workshops and retreats in the UK, Canada, the Netherlands, Australia and India.
Nutritional Therapy by Skype / FaceTime
Nina is a fully qualified Nutritional Therapist having received her diploma from the College of Naturopathic Medicine in London. She is a member of the British Association for Applied Nutrition and Nutritional Therapy (BANT) and is registered with the Complementary and Natural Healthcare Council (CNHC).
Nina’s interest in health and wellbeing came at an early age when her family discovered that she had an intolerance to dairy products. By avoiding all milk products she found she no longer suffered from the asthma, allergies and respiratory infections that had previously affected her. This first-hand experience of the impact of diet sparked a lifelong interest in nutrition.
Nina offers appointments by Skype or FaceTime ONLY and she can be contacted via email@example.com or via LEAF Health Hitchin on 01462 433 777.
OsteopathyAmy has a Masters degree in Osteopathy from Swansea University and is fully registered with the General Osteopathic Council. She provides an holistic and tailored treatment for musculoskeletal conditions including arthritic pain, sports injuries, headaches, back and neck pain, sciatica and much more. Amy is available to book online for both Llandudno and Menai Bridge clinics.
Lifestyle Medicine & Health Coach, Clinical Physiologist
Paul is Health and Performance Coach who has prepared Individuals and teams to succeed in European, World, Olympic and Paralympic Championships. As Ireland Rugby Union National Fitness Coach he prepared them for Grand Slam success. As High Performance Coach to Russian, Irish and American athletes from cycling to snowboarding he has helped them win multiple Gold medals. He is currently Director of Pook Performance Ltd, providing a lifestyle medicine and private client health coaching service.
Paul’s unique, evidence based approach leverages medical science and cutting edge technology to deliver a personalised service that, optimises the balance between stress and recovery, boosts energy, enhances performance and supports long term health.
Paul is available to book online for the Brailsford Centre, Bangor, Llandudno and Menai Bridge clinics.
Acupuncture, Auricular Acupuncture, Auricular Ear Seeds, Moxibustion, Tui Na Massage, Chinese Cupping Therapy
Jenny has a Diploma in Acupuncture, Cupping therapy, Tuina (Chinese Medical Massage) and Moxibustion. She can also incorporate Qi Gong into her treatments where applicable, to aid the clients’ overall health and well-being and to increase the effect of the treatments. She also does cosmetic acupuncture and auricular acupuncture.
Jenny is able to treat many disorders including musculoskeletal conditions, digestive, skin, and fertility complaints. She is particularly interested in the emotional/mental well-being of clients and has had positive results in this field, using all her therapies to treat depression, anxiety, and addictions.
Jenny’s passion for the Traditional Chinese Medicine healing system stems from her study of martial arts and the philosophies which lie behind them, as well as having experienced their benefits first hand. Jenny brings enthusiasm to her work and has a true desire to aid others in their quest for health. She loves music and nature and enjoys writing and playing the piano.
Jenny is also available to book online for all LEAF Health clinics in North Wales.
Sports Therapy Massage, Remedial Massage, Deep Tissue Massaage, Relaxing Massage
Julie has a BSC Hons degree in Sports Health and Exercise Science and Level 5 Sports and Remedial Massage. She continues to read current research and attend shorts courses and exhibitions to develop her skillset. Julie is a member of the Sports Massage Association.
Whilst at university she treated the women’s rugby team and various athletes and continues to deliver post event massage across North Wales. Julie is passionate about skiing and combined work with pleasure to deliver soft tissue and remedial therapy to skiers through the 2017/2018 season in the French Alps. In July she returned to the Alps to work with amateur cyclists who were cycling stages of the Tour de France.
Common issues Julie addresses range from postural discomfort, pain from modern repetitive movement patterns through to injuries brought on by active lifestyles.
Julie is available to book online for both Llandudno and Menai Bridge clinics. In addition, she will be also be available to book online at LEAF Health’s new satellite clinic at Canolfan Brailsford Centre in Bangor in 2019.
Our Room Renters
(GP’s and some other therapists may not be listed)
Bangor Medical Aesthetics
Non-Surgical Facial Aesthetics
Bangor Medical Aesthetics is a Cosmetic Doctor-led service, specialising in Facial Aesthetics using non-surgical techniques.
The service is provided by two experienced doctors , Mr E Gelber Consultant Surgeon and Dr C Munteanu who works as General Practitioner . They both specialise in wrinkle relaxing injections, facial fillers and non-surgical facial lifting techniques.
They have weekly clinics in Menai Bridge and Llandudno on Wednesday and Friday evenings and occasionally Saturday mornings by appointments only.
For more information call 07340 209 364, email firstname.lastname@example.org or www.bangormedicalaesthetics.co.uk.
Naomi Hammond (PhD)
Massage (Aromatherapy, Indian Head, Lava Shells (R), Swedish, Warm Bamboo), Beauty treatments
Naomi is an ITEC qualified beauty therapist who specialises in massage. She also offers prescriptive facials and therapeutic hand and foot treatments. Naomi is committed to the health and wellbeing benefits of complementary therapy and plans to offer Thai Table Massage and Thai Herbal Compress Massage soon.
Naomi is a member of the Federation of Holistic Therapists (FHT) and currently uses Eve Taylor® products.
Through her treatments, Naomi aims to help relieve tension, reduce stress and anxiety and leave clients feeling relaxed and rejuvenated by the end of their treatment. Naomi can offer treatments at the practice in either Menai Bridge or at the practice in Llandudno and may also accommodate home visits.
For more information or to book an appointment please visit https://www.facebook.com/therapeuticmassagebynaomi. You may also contact Naomi by phone or by text on 0796 1049244 or by email at email@example.com.
Counselling, Psychotherapy, Anxiety, Bereavement, Drug/Alcohol Issues, Eating Disorders & More
Katie is a registered member of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) and has a Diploma in Psychotherapeutic Counselling. Katie is a Humanistic Existential counsellor, however, she also integrates elements and skills from other counselling approaches in order to tailor the therapy to the client’s needs.
Katie has experience of working in a variety of counselling settings including mental health, drug and alcohol as well as general counselling services. Katie has experience of working with the following concerns; anxiety and depression, anger, mental health problems, self-harm, suicidal thoughts, self-esteem, identity issues, relationship concerns, grief, loss and bereavement, life-transitions / stages, sexuality, gender identity, abuse, drug and alcohol Issues, eating disorders. Katie also has experience of working both short term and long term with clients.
If you would like to book a session please contact Katie on 07526268577 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Counselling, Psychotherapy, Couples, Family, LGBT Counselling
Jan is a MBACP Registered Counsellor. She has a BA in Social Policy and Sociology, a Postgraduate Diploma in Social Work, Postgraduate Diploma in Person Centred Counselling, and Counselling Studies (including CBT), she is also a qualified Counselling Supervisor. Jan has worked within the NHS, Cruse, and Educational settings having worked with Children and Young people providing Trauma counselling for adult survivors of childhood sexual abuse. She also works with couples and families as well as individuals and has substantial experience working with LGBT issues.
Jan practices Mindfulness and has an interest in neuroscience and creativity and its use in counselling work, Zen, Eco Therapy and aims to offer a flexible but professional approach to all clients.
For more information or to book an appointment please call 07716099119 or email email@example.com.
Cognitive Behavioural Therapist (CBT)
To arrange a session with Kieran please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Integrative Counselling, PsychotherapyIvama is an experienced and fully qualified practitioner (MBACP) specialising in the Integrative Holistic model to help her clients make long lasting positive changes to their sense of self, relationships, work and life in general. Her work with clients includes depression, anxiety, post-natal depression, bereavement, loss, addictive behaviours and more. In her work she draws upon a variety of approaches including CBT, Psycho-dynamic, Jungian, TA and Gestalt. Call Ivama for a free initial telephone consultation to discuss your needs. Tel. 07784 486 565. Email: email@example.com
Energy Healing is a natural and powerful therapy that works with universal energy force. It is based on the idea that we are composed of layers of vital energy surrounding our physical body. When we experience any physical, mental or emotional unease, its primary source could often be located within our energy field. Energy Healing targets those exact areas that need a boost of healing and initiates the process of recovery from the energetic layers down to the physical body. Energy Healing is deeply relaxing and helps to boost body’s natural reserves in order to restore physical, mental and emotional wellbeing. An Energy Healing session lasts approximately 1 hour and 15 minutes and costs £40. To book please call 07784 486 565.
New Business Opportunity Introduction to Ear Care and Micro-Suction Course
This one-day course is doctor-led and held monthly on a Sunday at LEAF Health Llandudno. It is accredited with 11 CPD points. The course is suitable for Doctors, audiologists, registered hearing aid dispensers, nurses, health care assistants and some therapists with Anatomy & Physiology qualifications.
The course is designed to cover a wide range of theoretical knowledge starting from understanding the anatomy and physiology of the ear, learning about common ear pathologies and identifying red flags that necessitate specialist care to learning important aspects of setting up an Micro-suction clinic and the technique of wax removal through micro-suctioning. The practical aspect of the course will include hands-on practice. Separately to this course there is an opportunity to gain competency. Limited spaces available on the course – 12 students only.
For more information and to book on the course, please see www.spcareclinic.com or contact S P Care Clinic on 01492 588 655.