Team Profiles

Each member of the OMT Training team is a highly skilled and knowledgeable tutor in their respective fields. Click on each image to view their profiles.

Jimmy Michael

BSc (Hons) Sports & Exercise Science, BSc (Hons) Osteopathy, BTEC Dip. Sports & Remedial Massage, Dip. Medical Acupuncture

Jimmy MichaelJimmy has 10 years experience teaching in the health and fitness industry. I initially graduated with a BSc Sports & Exercise Science and also completed the BTEC sports and remedial massage diploma at the London School of Sports Massage. I am now a fully qualified and registered Osteopath and pride myself on transferring the knowledge gained from various sectors on to others.

OMT Training has been developed to allow access to high quality training to all in the manual therapy industry. We hope that you find all of our courses interesting, informative and above all lots and fun to do. We all feel that learning has to be fun.

Rest assured, after the fun you will leave us having added a new skill that you can apply in a very safe and logical manner to all of your patients.

 


Giles Gyer

BSc (Hons) Osteopathy, Dip. Medical Acupuncture, Dip. Sports & Remedial Massage

Giles GyerGiles has worked within health and fitness for over 10 years; having started off with qualifications in personal training, strength and conditioning, he progressed into medical acupuncture and then completed a 5 year degree in Osteopathy with the College of Osteopaths.

Giles graduated with awards in clinical distinction and special achievement, as a strong structural osteopath he combines rehabilitation exercises and multiple techniques within his treatments and has worked with patients from office workers to international athletes.

 


David Farrelly

BSc (Hons) Osteopathy, BSc Physiology, Director Bodyworks Manual Therapy Training Pte. Ltd.

David FarrellyOriginally from New Zealand, David graduated Massey university with a BSc in physiology. He then moved to the U.K. where he completed a BSc (Hons) in osteopathy.

David is currently a registered osteopath with the General Osteopathic Council (U.K) and is also a member of The Osteopathic Sports Care Association (U.K). He is currently working in private practice in Singapore.

BodyWorks and OMT Training courses in Asia

 


Jean McConville

PG Dips; BSc (Hons); DPSN; RM; RN Midwife and Manual Therapist
Active Isolated Stretching: CORE Myofacial Therapy; Orthopaedic Massage - Teaching Assistant to James Waslaski; Level 2 Gym & Exercise to Music; Antenatal & Postnatal Exercise Instructor; Infant Massage Instructor

Jean McConvilleJeans' background is as a qualified nurse and midwife, with 40 years experience in the NHS. She qualified as a midwife in 1984 and has been working as a midwife ever since.

She became interested in bodywork/massage therapy and Active Isolated Stretching (AIS) several years ago and now combines her midwifery and therapist skills for tailoring treatments for pregnant and postnatal women.

Jeans' special interest is in pelvic girdle and symphysis pubis pain. She has applied to undertaking a PhD comparing treatments and outcomes, using both manual therapy and osteopathic techniques, for pregnant/postnatal women with pelvic girdle pain.

As a qualified midwife, her passion for massage therapy, holistic and complementary care has driven her to become specialised in the following treatments:

  Ante/postnatal massage and AIS which restores posture and balance and helps relieve pelvic girdle and other skeletal problems

  Baby massage which promotes life-long bonding, helps in the relief of colic and teaches Mums nurturing touch

  Postnatal abdominal muscle rehabilitation classes - her 'abs, balls and babies' class works on core abdominal muscles restoring muscle tone helping to regain your pre-pregnancy figure and is extremely popular.

 


Katherine Goodsell

Chartered Psychologist and Chartered Scientist and Associate Fellow of the British Psychological Society, BSc (Hons) Psychology, MSc Forensic Psychology, MA Criminology, PGC Terrorism Studies, Test User: Educational Ability/Attainment (CCET) BPS Registered, Diploma in Neuro-linguistic Programming, Diploma Counselling

Katherine GoodsellKatherine began her career in 2001 in the education system as a teacher and subsequently as a psychologist with children and adolescents. In 2008 she became a member of the Independent Monitoring Board at HMP Parkhurst and successfully joined the Prison Service as a Psychologist in 2009 to facilitate the Healthy Relationship Programme at HMP Kingston.

In 2010 Katherine was employed by a secure hospital specialising in the care of Autistic males who are often also diagnosed with a mental illness and various additional associated disorders. The majority of her service users have forensic histories and work is habitually undertaken on a 1:1 basis.

Katherine also offers Psychological support, Educational and Neuropsychological Testing and Counselling services to clients on a private basis in Milton Keynes, thus she has experienced personally the difficulties associated with lone working. Katherine began exploring the benefits of martial arts and self-defence in 2003 and combined with her roles within secure services has several years' experience in risk management and protecting oneself from a potential threat.

She was approached by OSTEON to develop a combined theoretical and practical training programme dedicated to providing guidance to Osteopaths to ensure safe working practices.

 


Sally Scott

Doctor of Chiropractic; Member of the British Chiropractic Association

Sally ScottSally Scott has been working in private practice in the Manchester areas for the past 9 years. She is a graduate of the Welsh Institute of Chiropractic.

Sally believes that patient education is paramount to a successful care plan, and works in partnership with her patients to achieve their health goals. She sees patients as individuals with differing lifestyle, health status and fitness levels, therefore treatment plans must be highly individualised in order to be most effective. Sally spends time with her patients to gain an understanding of their needs, allowing her to offer a higher level of care, rather than a one size fits all approach.

Her passion lies in treatment of pregnant and postnatal women; she has completed various post graduate trainings, via the College of Chiropractors, National Childbirth Trust and The Anglo-European College of Chiropractic. As well as treating for musculoskeletal complaints, she also teaches optimal foetal positioning to her pregnant patients in order to promote normal birth.

Sally is registered with the General Chiropractic Council.

 


Ricky Davis

Clinical Director & Specialist Musculoskeletal Chiropractor

Ricky DavisRicky graduated with distinction from the Anglo European College of Chiropractic in Bournemouth. Ricky's main interests lie within sports performance care and functional rehabilitation. He uses myofascial release techniques, manual therapy, medical acupuncture and kinesiology taping. Ricky believes that the right knowledge of movement, nutrition and lifestyle is vital to keeping a healthy, injury free body.

A keen sportsman, Ricky is currently dedicated to training for and competing in ironman triathlons, but also has an extensive record playing high level rugby, basketball and golf, giving him a great insight into the world of sports and sports injuries. He consults for Pure Sports Medicine as a specialist Musculoskeletal Chiropractor and has a special interest in lower limb biomechanics.

He is a certified cyclefit bike fitter and golf fitness instructor for the Titleist Performance Institute (CGFITPI) allowing him to offer specific functional assessments and treatment to every level of cyclist and golfer who wish to get more enjoyment out of the sports they love. He helps people understand how the body can limit their position on a bike, restrict a golf swing and cause pain, weakness and dysfunction. He understands the importance of achieving optimal performance and loves giving patients that opportunity.

He is a member of the General Chiropractic Council, British Chiropractic Association, Royal College of Chiropractors and a member of the British Chiropractic Sports Council.

 


Nick Steele

M Osteopathic Medicine, BClinSci Osteopathy, Human Structure & Function, AdvDip Remedial Massage

Nick SteeleNick works as an Osteopath in private practice in Newquay, Cornwall.

Nick moved to osteopathy after 10 years of working as a remedial and sports massage therapist and strength and condition coach. Nick is a registered Osteopath with the General Osteopathic Council (UK) and the Osteopathic Board of Australia.

 

 

 


Steffi Warnock

Master of Chiropractic (MChiro.)

Steffi WarnockSteffi graduated with Distinction from the Welsh Institute of Chiropractic in 2011, receiving the Graduate of the Year Award. Since graduating, she has completed and passed her Australian chiropractic board exams in addition to developing her clinical skills through a variety of continued professional development courses. Steffi prides herself in her communication skills with patients and continues to work on self development to ensure she is providing the most up to date information and care to all her patients

Steffi is a keen sports and fitness enthusiast and is experienced in treating people of all ages and from all walks of life. She has a special interest in sports injuries and rehabilitation, and treats sporting athletes and enthusiasts on a regular basis. Steffi is also qualified in Chiropractic care during pregnancy; Kinesio Taping with advanced level 3 qualification in sports for sport specific needs. Additionally she is qualified to use medical acupuncture.

Steffi is based at Belfast Chiropractic Clinic and Complementary Therapies in Northern Ireland, and is registered with the General Chiropractic Council.