Our Practitioners and Therapists
Alan Rowe - Owner & Principal Osteopath at ARC Osteopathy
Bsc Ost Med,
Alan has over 18 years experience in treating people, 10 as a registered Osteopath.
Having started his training in massage in 2001 he went on to train & qualify in sports and remedial massage in 2002 and as a registered Osteopath in 2009, graduating from the Surrey Institute of Osteopathic Medicine. SInce 2009 he has undertaken further training in Dry Needling, Myofascial Release and Rock Taping amongst others.
Alan is a structural and classical osteopath in Croydon and will use a style and range of techniques that are best suited and tailored to the individual. He works with a range of patients of all ages and levels of fitness. This may include those in pain with a variety of conditions and injuries, especially people who experience back, neck or joint pain and stiffness, or those with sports injuries. He specialises in the treatment of sports injuries, headches, the elderly and of course back and neck pain.
Alan was the team physio for Crystal Palace Ladies FC for 5 seasons, and has also worked with professional skiers. He has been working at the Wellness Therapy Centre since 2009 and thought so highly of the centre with its breadth and quality of the treatments on offer that he took it over in 2010.
He has a teaching qualification and has been teaching Sports & Remedial massage at level 5, Anatomy and a variety of workshops for several highly respected London schools over the last 10 years. He was a council member for the Sports & Remedial Therapy Council which set standards and core curricula for Sports and Remedial therapies in the UK and is a consultant on the new Ofqual recognised Level 4 and Level 5 Sports Massage Qualifications for VTCT and ITEC.
Alan has a passion for skiing and is a qualified BASI level 2 ski instructor. When he gets the chance, he loves travelling and watching films.
Alan is registered with most of the major insurance companies including BUPA, Simply Health, Axa/PPP, WPA, Prudential and Cigna.
Alan is available Monday, Wednesday and Thursdays.
Chantal - Osteopath - ARC Osteopathy
Chantal Angus is a registered and insured Osteopath, having graduated ith a Masters degree in Osteopathic Medicine from the University College of Osteopathy (formerly the BSO).
Chantal is a highly competent, very patient centred professional Osteopath. Her treatment approach is predominantly musculoskeletal with a keen interest in sports biomechanics. This is supported by her further trainng in kinesiology, sports and active taping as well as previously working as a sports massage therapist. Chantal is also a qualified Perrin Technique Practitioner, which has been found to be highly beneficial for those with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome/ ME.
Keen to continue learning, Chantal is currently studying for a FIFA Medicine diploma and an online nutrition course.
When not working as an Osteopath, she can be found on film and TV sets as a set medic or Covid officer.
Chantal is friendly and enthusiatic with a passion for Osteopathy and helping others.
In her spare time she enjoys the outdoors and likes to compete in obstacle course races.
Chantal is available on Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays.
Michaela - Podiatrist
Bsc Podiatric Medicine
Michaela graduated from the University of East London in 2011 and received full membership to the Society of Chiropodists and Podiatrists. She has state registration with the health and care professional council (HCPC) and has a certificate in Local Anaesthesia.
While studying Michaela worked as an auxiliary nurse at Croydon University hospital to gain additional skills in geriatric and urgent care in A&E.
Michaela’s main focus is making her clients feet comfortable and pain free with a thorough and effective service which leave patients feeling as if they are walking on air after their treatment.
Michaela is available on Fridays and Saturdays.
Timothy - Tui Na, Deep tissue and Cupping Therapy
Timothy specialises in Tui Na Medical Therapy, one of the four pillars of Chinese medicine. He also practices Cupping Therapy and is well versed in restorative Personal Training allowing him to treat a wide array of different issues and imbalances within the body while coaching you to optimal functionality.
Timothy is used to working with a diverse range of patients from office workers to Olympic Athletes and is confident that he can find a path to overcoming any obstacle you may have.
He graduated from Touch Tuina Medical Therapy under the tutelage of Errol lynch (well renowned therapist and master of Chinese medicine) while there he also gained his certification in Chinese Cupping Therapy and is also a member of The Federation of Holistic Therapists (FHT). He is also a Performance and Movement Coach, Personal Trainer and Martial arts instructor.
Tim is available on most Wednesdays and Fridays.
Dr Janeth Romero de Martinez (MBBS, RSHom)
Medical Doctor and Homeopath
Dr Janeth is a qualified Medical Doctor who is fluent in both English and Spanish.
More information is to follow soon.
Dr Janeth is available by appointment and can be contacted directly via the centre
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Dr Rebecca Bradbury
Dr Rebecca Bradbury has been practising medical aesthetics since 2017 and specialises in rejuvenating tired faces using holistic non-surgical treatments.
Rather than line chasing, she fully understands the ageing process and is able to address the issues that cause the lines giving you a fresh, rested appearance, rather than an unnaturally filled pillow face.
Using neuromodulator and premium dermal filler brands she aims to treat the whole face and avoids the Mr Potato Head aesthetic of treating ‘lip, cheeks, chin’ as if those parts of your face exist in isolation.
When she’s not injecting she works in the NHS as a Hospital Medical Trainee and spends the rest of the time looking after her three small children.
Rebacca is currently available by appointment.
MA in Contemporary Dance and Registered Yoga Teacher.
Starting with Ballet at the age of 6, Katrina has always been a curious explorer who was drawn towards the world of movement. Her passion discovered Contemporary dance when she first stepped foot in the UK and encouraged her to obtain a MA in Contemporary Dance with Distinction at London Contemporary Dance School. Her love for learning guided her to continue her journey to India where she obtained her certification and is now a Registered Yoga Teacher under Yoga Alliance. Movement is the essence of Karina’s being, her life revolves around sharing her love and passion with other aspiring artists. Through her practice, she wants to demonstrate the mental and physical wellbeing that can be obtained from being devoted to ones practice.
Katrina is available by request and can be booked by contacting her directly by email at firstname.lastname@example.org
Kelly Stone - Owner - Surrey Beauty Therapy
NVQ Level 3 Beauty therapy
Kelly is our highly skilled and popular, senior beauty therapist in Croydon with over ten years experience and one of the longest serving members of the team. Kelly has been at the centre through its different guises from 2003. Beauty is her passion and since completing her beauty training (nvq level 2 & 3) in 2002 she has undergone further training in a range of other treatments including, Lycon Hot wax, intimate waxing, Gelish Gel Nails, Universal Contour Wrap, Dermalogica skin health, Elemis spa and Gerards skincare and Spray tanning. A friendly and professional beauty therapist who appreciates everybody is different and will endeavor to tailor all treatments to the individuals needs.
Kelly is available on Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday.
Liz - Beauty Therapist - Surrey Beauty Therapy
Level 3 Beauty Therapy
Liz has been a qualified beauty therapist since 2006. Since qualifying she has worked mainly in spa environments where she has been able to provide beauty treatments to many clients and enabled them to relax, feel pampered and helping them to look their very best.
Liz is friendly and welcoming as well as being an excellent therapist which is probably because she is one of those lucky people who really enjoy their job and enjoy providing all different types of treatments, from massages to pedicures, facials to hair removal.
"The best part of my job is definitely the clients and being able to help them look and feel good about themselves".
In her spare time Liz likes to socialise with friends and family and loves to escape into a good book when she has five minutes.
When not working as a beauty therapist or enjoying her spare time, Liz works as a counsellor providing counselling to all those who need a listening ear.
Liz is available on Mondays and Thursdays.