Our Practitioners

Dee Atkinson MNIMHDee Atkinson

Dee is one of the UK’s top Herbalists.

She runs D. Atkinson, Herbalist and Clinic from 18 Bristo Place which provides a wide range of health care treatments and practitioners.

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Lynn Bennett GOsCLynn Bennett

Lynn is a registered osteopath with a background in physiotherapy.

With over 20 years experience, she is trained in structural, craniosacral, functional, fascial and visceral osteopathy.

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Richard Blair MRSSRichard Blair

Richard uses a variety of energetic styles in his treatment and is a registered member of the Shiatsu Society (MRSS). He has been in practice since 1991.

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Quintus Farrell LicAc, BAcC, MA, UKCPQuintus Farrell

Quintus has been practising acupuncture since 1996 and is an experienced practitioner with a keen interest in fertility issues and reproductive health, including both female and male infertility issues. He also offers Core Process Psychotherapy and is fully accredited with the United Kingdom Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP).

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Mary Gibson ITECMary Gibson

Mary holds qualifications in Clinical Aromatherapy, Reflexology, Therapeutic Massage and Hopi Ear Candling. She has been working as a complementary therapist since 1999.

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Shona HamiltonShona Hamilton

Shona has worked at our Clinic for 20 years and trained as a Food Sensitivity tester with The Health Partnership Company.

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Dr Charlotte Heald PhD, MSc, BSc (Hons), mBANT, CNHC RegDr Charlotte Heald

As a nutritional therapist, Charlotte provides personalised dietary advice for health and wellbeing.

Charlotte is passionate about food and firmly believes that what you eat has a profound effect on health and wellbeing. 

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DeeBettina Horvath

Bettina is a fully qualified aesthetician who is skilled in an impressive number of beauty and holistic treatments including facials, Reiki and a range of massage therapies.  

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John Kennedy Adv. Dip. Counselling COSCAJohn Kennedy

John holds an Advanced Diploma in Counselling which has been professionally validated by COSCA (the professional body for counselling and psychotherapy in Scotland). The main counselling model John works with is person centred though he is influenced by creative therapies and psychodynamic theory and practice.


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Xing-Hui Liang MB, BAcC Xing-Hui Liang

Xing-Hui trained as a traditional Chinese medical doctor at the Zhejiang Traditional Chinese Medical University in China for five years and qualified with a Bachelor of Medicine (MB) degree from the university in 1983.

She has been practising at our Clinic since 1993 and is a member of the British Acupuncture Council (BAcC).

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Jill McLagganJill McLaggan

Jill is a fully qualified Advanced Clinical Massage Therapist offering Outcome Based Treatments.

The aim of which is to reduce the patient’s pain and increase their range of movement. 

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Clare McQuade BSc (Hons)Clare McQuade

Clare gained her BSc Honours in Herbal Medicine from Napier University in 2009 and has been a key member of our healthcare team for the past four years.

She works alongside our Senior Herbalist, Dee Atkinson, in clinic and runs our popular Parent and Child Clinic.

Clare is currently on Maternity Leave.

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Rose MorleyRose Morley

Rose is a fully qualified Bach Flower Registered Practitioner who has studied the complexity of the Bach Flower system for several years. Bach Flower remedies were created by Dr Edward Bach to help in the regulation of emotions such as stress, fear, grief, anxiety, low mood and shock. Any emotion you can think of, Bach has a flower remedy for it.

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DeeMargaret Moroney

Margaret is an integrative counsellor based in Edinburgh. She has been awarded a COSCA validated Postgraduate Diploma in Counselling (with Distinction) from the University of Edinburgh and is currently working towards full membership of COSCA, Scotland’s professional body for Counselling and Psychotherapy.

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Anne-Marie MorrisonAnne-Marie Morrison

An experienced aesthetician, Anne-Marie has worked for several years in Edinburgh city centre spas where she has gained a strong reputation and following. Her approach to beauty therapy is a holistic one, with the focus firmly on her clients’ health and wellbeing journey, through massage and facial skincare, ultimately leading to calmness, peace and relaxation.


DeeFiona Noble

Fiona is a fully qualified aesthetician with a passion for facials and massage and particular expertise in Aromatherapy, Swedish, Indian Head and Hot Stone massage techniques.


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Joseph NolanJoseph Nolan

Joseph Nolan is an experienced Medical Herbalist and works alongside Clare McQuade in our Baby and Child Clinic.

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Dr Ilenia PaciarottiDr Ilenia Paciarotti

Dr Ilenia Paciarotti is a registered Nutritionist whose particular areas of interest include the impact of cancer therapy on nutrition and the importance of optimal nutrition during cancer therapy and recovery. During her career Ilenia has also helped many clients with fertility issues, IBS, chronic fatigue syndrome and fibromyalgia. She also has extensive experience with Weight Loss Management.

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Thanos Razis - Herbal Medicine, University of WestminsterThanos Razis

Thanos studied Herbal Medicine and Homeopathy at the University of Westminster. His approach to treatment is a holistic one: viewing the interplay between a patient’s physical condition and their mental/emotional condition as being of prime importance.

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Catriona RushCatriona Rush

Cat practises a range of therapies and techniques including Holistic Massage for relaxation (using Swedish massage techniques); Deep Tissue Massage; Trigger Point Therapy and Advanced Sports Stretching.

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Rob St Clair MSTAT, CNHCRob St Clair

Rob is a member of Society of Teachers of the Alexander Technique (STAT), and also on the Alexander Technique Teachers register of the Complementary and Natural Healthcare Council (CNHC). He has been teaching the Alexander Technique for 20 years.

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Christine Sproull BSc (Hons), MChsChristine Sproull

Qualified in all aspect of Podiatry, Christine is registered with the Health Professions Council and is a full member of the Society of Chiropody and Podiatry.

Christine will also use Bowen Technique whilst treating sports injuries and during a biomechanical assessments, giving a completely new approach to these two areas of Podiatry. 

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Samantha ToddSamantha Todd

Samantha Todd qualified as an aesthetician in South Africa in 2006 before moving to the UK. She worked as one of the very first Guinot aestheticians in London and she has been passionate about it ever since.

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Caro Tulloch LLSA dip, IFPACaro Tulloch

Caro is a highly experienced counsellor who has been working with our clinic since 1990. As part of her Clinical Aromatherapy training in 1986 she undertook modules in counselling and this started her interest in supporting and working with her clients through their own process. Caro was awarded an Advanced Diploma in Counselling through Napier University and qualified in 2002. She is a member of BACP and a Practitioner Member of COSCA and works under their auspices.


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Valerie Walker Bsc. Dip.CAH. HPD, Dip. Hb(KG), Licensed Master NLP Practitioner.Valerie Walker

Valerie is an experienced qualified Clinical Hypnotherapist and holds a Hypnotherapy Practitioner Diploma as well as being a KG Hypnobirthing teacher. She is also a Licensed Master NLP Practitioner and BrainWorking Recursive Therapy® Certified Practitioner.



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