qualified in 1980 as a chartered physiotherapist, and worked for the
next fourteen years both in the NHS and in private practice. I have
worked in hospitals, schools for children with special needs, a GP
practice, and latterly in my own practice treating patients with
musculoskeletal complaints such as neck, back, muscle or ligamentous
In 1994, having been interested in osteopathy for
some time, I began my osteopathy training. I qualified in 1997, and
since that time I have worked using a combination of both physiotherapy
Whilst training as an osteopath an interest in cranial osteopathy was
sparked. I have continued to develop this aspect of osteopathy,
attending various post-graduate courses run by the Sutherland Cranial
College, and a two-year MSc course at the Osteopathic Centre for
Children, qualifying in 2007 with an MSc in Paediatric Osteopathy.
Since that time, as well as working in my own practice, I have worked
as a clinical tutor at the Osteopathic Centre for Children (now known
as the Foundation for Paediatric Osteopathy).