Wellbeing Centre Whitstable

Wellbeing Centre

Above the studio space you will find our wellbeing centre. We have several practitioners who
specialise in a range of areas. Please click on your chosen therapist to find out more and
how to book.

Maria Ryan


Maria is a qualified psychotherapist and an accredited member of the BACP. She has worked with both adults and children in the NHS and charity sectors.

Maria works from an existential and contemporary psychodynamic perspective helping you to explore and reflect on your life, whilst learning more about yourself and your relationships.

Psychotherapy can help alleviate anxiety, depression, loneliness, trauma, relationship issues, destructive habits and more. Maria initially offers an assessment to discuss what it is you require from therapy and to get to know each other more. Choosing a therapist can be daunting and it is important to choose a therapist you feel you can work with and trust.

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Emma Hayward


Emma is an experienced osteopath and specialist paediatric osteopath. She uses structural, fascial and cranial approaches to treat patients of all ages from birth, through all stages of life into older age. She has done extensive postgraduate training in cranial osteopathy and has completed a postgraduate diploma in paediatrics and pre and postnatal women’s health at the prestigious Osteopathic Centre for Children in London.

Emma is also a highly experienced clinical Pilates teacher and often incorporates a Pilates rehabilitation program into her treatment plans.

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Sarah Yarwood

Birth Doula and Massage Therapist

Sarah is a birth doula and massage therapist offering maternity massage for pregnancy at any stage and post-natal rejuvenation. She also offers a unique fusion style of holistic deep tissue massage for built-up tension release. Sarah is fully insured and qualified with the Canadian Institute of Holistic Maternity Massage and JING Advanced Massage Training. 

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Lucy Stockton-Smith


Lucy Stockton-Smith was first drawn to reflexology when she became a mother and was keen to learn more about how to look after herself and her family. This is now over ten years ago and she has met a wonderfully diverse range of clients in a variety of settings ranging from festival fields to clinics. 

In addition to her Level 3 Diploma in Reflexology, Lucy has trained in advanced Maternity and Facial Reflexology practices. 

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Selina Firth

Bowen Therapist

Selina is qualified and experienced in Bowen Therapy and has been treating clients since 2011. Her Whitstable clinic is busy treating people of all ages, from babies to elders, addressing a wide range of health issues. She also runs clinics in London and Hastings and regularly attends post-graduate courses to deepen her understanding of Bowen Therapy and the emerging science of fascia.

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Louise Newman


Louise has a BSc in Homeopathy and has been working as a homeopath for over 10 years. She is a registered member of the Society of Homeopaths and very experienced in working with both adults and children.

Louise will spend the appointment with you gaining a thorough understanding of your health and the exact symptoms you are experiencing. She can then find a homeopathic medicine (known as a remedy) that matches you and your symptoms as closely as possible. Homeopathy is suitable for a variety of conditions and is considered to be the second most used medicine in the world and with over 200 million users globally it is becoming ever more popular.

Please contact Louise on 07531 462120 to chat through any queries you might have on whether homeopathy is right for you

Jo Miller

Sound, Somatic and Embodiment Facilitator

Starting work on Friday 19th July.

Jo believes the key to living freely in life and moving on from your past stories and personal growth is listening. She describes herself as here to help you tune in. Jo is a trained Sound Therapist, Focalizer (a form of Somatic Therapy) and Embodiment Facilitator.

The practices that Jo shares help you return to the innate wisdom of the body through listening. Listening to the hidden soundscape, soothing frequencies or that of your own body.

Jo holds a deeply safe space for people and offers a free telephone conversation for anyone new to working with her so you can both get a felt session of which therapy is best suited to you right now.

Tel: 07779347937

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