Kate has worked at Barnsley Hospital since 2008 having previously spent 8 years at Barnsley Hospice.
She completed her Shiatsu Diploma in 2000 and her Diploma in Oriental Massage in 2009.
Kate regularly attends local and regional therapy support groups and has a keen active interest in continued professional development. Throughout her career she has developed a special interest and plenty of experience in all aspects of cancer care.
In 2016 Kate undertook Macmillan training and became a facilitator in the Macmillan HOPE programme (Helping Overcome Problems Effectively) and has presented on a number of occasions at The Well.
Kate provides Shiatsu and Oriental massage for all clients of the service.
Rachel has worked at The Well since 2015. She is a Medical Tattooist and Complementary Therapist. Rachel’s has a passion to help people which prompted her career as a Complementary Therapist. Rachel has a qualification in medical tattooing and runs a clinic with the Breast Reconstruction Unit.
Rachel graduated from the Yorkshire college with distinction and has over 18 years experience. Her work as a therapist has now become more specialised and focused on Oncology treatments.
She uses an intuitive combination of Massage Therapy, Reflexology, Hot Stones, Indian Head Massage and Holistic Facial Massage techniques which are integrated into her treatments at The Well.
She is committed to using the most effective therapies to provide focused body work for preventative and rehabilitative therapy. Her treatments are deeply relaxing and revitalising.
Julie’s qualifications include a BA (Hons) in Education and Training ( 2013), Certificate in Education (2010) and a Diploma in Beauty Therapy and Cosmetology (1992).
Lucy is a qualified massage and beauty therapist and has worked at The Well since 2011.
She offers a variety of beauty treatments including facials, manicures and pedicures as well as relaxation through forms of massage such as Swedish and hot stones.
Lucy also treats patients suffering with chemotherapy induced peripheral neuropathy and hand and foot syndrome using paraffin wax to reduce the severity of this side effect
Debbie is a qualified and experience acupuncturist and member of the British Acupuncture Council, having completed a Bachelor of Science degree in Acupuncture. Over the last decade she has gained internationally recognised qualifications in Complementary Therapies.
Debbie has been working at The Well since January 2014 where she provides Acupuncture as a service for cancer patients.
Since her own diagnosis of Follicular Lymphoma in 2012, Debbie has a unique perspective on the care of patients within a clinical setting.
In 2018 Debbie undertook training with Macmillan Cancer Care, to enable her to provide support via the Macmillan HOPE programme (Helping Overcome Problems Effectively) something Debbie believes in a great deal.
Karen qualified as a Shiatsu Practitioner in 2005 having completed a 3 year Diploma at the Northern School of Shiatsu.
In her 3rd year of training she completed a year volunteering at Barnsley Hospice treating cancer patients and their carers.
A registered practitioner with the Shiatsu Society having completed her MRSS in 2010, Karen has been running her own private practice since 2006 and therefore has been practicing for 12 years.
Karen has worked at the Well as a Complementary Therapist since April 2014.
Since qualifying in Shiatsu she has also qualified in Indian Head Massage and level 1 and 2 Reiki and is a registered member of the CTHA Complementary Therapy Association and the Federation of Holistic Therapies.