Meet the Therapists
Lisa Sayers - BSc(Hons), LicAc, MAAC, MCThA, CNHC Registered
Acupuncturist, Colon Hydrotherapist & Massage Therapist
Lisa has been based at Beckenham Therapy Rooms for over 10 years. She is a fully qualified Colon Hydrotherapist and has extensive knowledge and experience in providing each individual client with a quality treatment followed with helpful, useful advice and exceptional aftercare. Lisa is a registered member of the Complementary & Natural Healthcare Council (CNHC) and the Complementary Therapists Association (CThA).
Lisa recently qualified in Classical 5-Element Acupuncture, an ancient and effective system of medicine. The approach focuses on the connections between mind, body and spirit and incorporates the five elements of; Wood, Fire, Earth, Metal and Water to diagnose and treat the causes of disease. Five- Element Acupuncture has been shown to be helpful in treating many conditions, particularly those suffering with anxiety, digestive problems, IBS, chronic stress, emotional imbalances and sleep disturbances, along with many more.
Lisa is also qualified in an array of Massage techniques to ITEC Level 3 and has been practising Massage for more than 16 years. Lisa prides herself on treating each person holistically and is extremely passionate about being able to provide various remedial therapies, so that anyone can benefit. She is able to provide a range of techniques, such as; Sports, Reflexology, Swedish, Holistic, Deep Tissue and Lymphatic Drainage Massage.
Sarah Usmani - BSc(Hons), MBAcC
Sarah graduated with a 1st class honours degree in Traditional Acupuncture. She has practiced in both private settings and the NHS pain and maternity clinics of The Royal Free and Whittington Hospitals. Sarah is a fully licensed and insured member of the British Acupuncture Council (BAcC).
Sarah has engaged in continuing practitioner development in the areas of Fertility, Auriculotherapy, Pain management and the Dr Tan Balance Method. She has a strong affinity towards treating Infertility and successfully supports couples going through IVF. She believes the traditional art of Acupuncture is very much relevant to treating modern conditions and that by looking after the mind and body it is possible to feel better naturally.
Pamela D'Alberto - BSc(Hons), MATCM
Pamela qualified as a Doctor of Chinese Medicine over 19 years ago with a degree from the University of Middlesex and Beijing University. She is a fully licensed and insured member of the Association of Traditional Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture (ATCM).
Pamela practises Traditional Chinese Acupuncture and is qualified in Traditional Chinese Herbal Medicine, cupping and moxibustion.
Having spent time in Beijing working and studying at various hospitals Pamela realised that Chinese and Western medicine work very well alongside each other. Pamela has, as part of her degree, worked at the Whittington hospital pain clinic and at the Chinese medicine clinic Asante. Pamela specialises in fertility and gynaecological problems, stress, anxiety, bowel problems such as ulcerative colitis and many pain issues. Pamela believes that many issues can be helped or resolved using acupuncture and herbal medicine.
Catherine Aubin - BSc(Hons), MBAcC
Catherine completed her study of Acupuncture at the University of Westminster and qualified as a Traditional Chinese Medicine Acupuncturist. She has been practising for over 15 years and is a fully licensed and insured member of the British Acupuncture Council (BAcC).
Catherine has an interest in Oriental health philosophies and is passionate about treating the patient as a whole rather than as simply a symptom.
Kim Twiggs - ARCH Member, CNHC Registered
Colon Hydrotherapist & Massage Therapist
Kim is a very experienced Colon Hydrotherapist. She has worked in numerous clinical evironments all over the world and has gained a wealth of knowledge in the field of Colonic Hydrotherapy. She has a relaxed and passionate approach and believes high standards as well as humour are essentail during treatments. Kim is a long standing member of the Association of Registered Colon Hydrotherapists (ARCH).
Kim has gained extensive experience treating clients in London, Melbourne and Cape Town. She is confident and passionate about helping clients overcome various ailments and stressors by using a variety of techniques, such as Deep Tissue, Sports, Swedish and Relaxation Massage. Kim qualified as a Level 3 Massage Therapist in 2005 and is a registered member of the Complementary & Natural Healthcare Council (CNHC).