Our Team

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Hand Therapy


107 Watling Street, Radlett, WD7 7NG

01923 855884


Portmill Treatment Centre, Portmill Lane, Hitchin SG5 1DJ

01462 713031

  • Catherine Hamilton-Plant

    Catherine has a wealth of experience in osteopathy having worked in private practice since graduating from the BSO in 1983. Catherine enjoys all aspects of practice and is delighted to now be caring for up to four generations of families.

    Catherine was President of the BOA, and council member of GOsC, she is a regional communication co ordinator for the GOsC and runs BBENSCH a post graduate society for osteopaths. She attends lectures and courses to ensure she is delivering best practice in healthcare.

    Catherine has post graduate training in cranial osteopathy and dry needling which she finds very helpful as adjuncts to conventional osteopathy.

    In her spare time Catherine enjoys golf, walking and sailing.

  • Clare Richmond

    Clare Richmond graduated from the BSO in 1983 and has worked in private practice ever since. She and Catherine started The Radlett Practice in 1984.

    Clare has undertaken post graduate education in cranial osteopathy & dry needling techniques which she uses alongside her other osteopathic skills and regularly attends courses and lectures to widen and update her range of expertise .

    Clare has great interest in treating babies and children. She is a regular spectator on the touchline for rugby, football & cricket where she has aided injuries at pitch side for youth teams, sports injuries being one of her particular interests.

    Clare was Vice Chair of the General Council and Register of Osteopaths. She has been a School Governor for many years, is a keen gardener, skier, cyclist and golfer.

  • Paul Mitterhuber

    Paul graduated from the BSO in 1993 and established the Chiltern Osteopathic Practice thereafter. He returned to the BCOM as a lecturer on a part-time basis for eight years.

    Paul is regional communication co ordinator for the GOsC, representing Buckinghamshire and a member of the BOA. He is the organiser for the local South Buckinghamshire Osteopathic Group.

  • Natalie Seager

    Natalie qualified from the BSO in 1994 having gained a Bachelor of Science degree. Following her undergraduate studies she continues to keep up to date by attending osteopathic courses on a regular basis.

    Whilst Natalie is experienced in treating all ages, she has a big interest in treating children and babies using cranial osteopathy and gentle release techniques. Natalie has been working at our Harpenden practice since 1998.

  • Barry Jacobs

    Barry qualified from the BSO in 1986 shortly after which he started in part-time private practice in Radlett. After completing a 2 year medical fellowship in clinical cardiology, he was a demonstrator and lecturer in Clinical Methods at the BSO and was eventually appointed senior clinical lecturer in diagnostic clinical procedures and reasoning.

    Between 2006 and 2008 Barry was visiting lecturer at the Royal Society of Medicine and was a visiting lecturer at the University of Salford, teaching primary care clinical medicine to ‘first contact’ clinicians in-out patients and A&E.

  • Neil Younger

    Neil is a friendly and energetic person who lives in St Albans with his wife and two children. Neil qualified in 2003 from the BSO, where he also gained qualifications in Naturopathy and Visceral Osteopathy. He has been with the Harpenden and Radlett Practices since 2005. During this time he has developed a wide range of treatment modalities. He has a particular interest in the treatment of sports related injuries.

  • Louise North

    Louise qualified from the BSO in 2005. With her enthusiasm and interest in treating children and pregnant women, Louise completed a 2 year Masters degree at the Osteopathic Centre for Children in London. Louise is a keen sportswoman and enjoys running and lacrosse which she played at territorial level for East Hertfordshire.

  • Elizabeth Dorward

    Elizabeth has been a physiotherapist for over 20 years initially training and working in Australia. She specialized in Neurological Physiotherapy whilst working in the UK, becoming a Bobath trained therapist. She is very able to assist with any movement disorder or reduced function for anyone affected by illness injury or disability. She looks holistically at the movement of the body and uses problem solving, manual therapy and exercises to help restore to as near normal function as possible as well as giving posture and lifestyle advice. When not working, Elizabeth enjoys walking, tennis and running with her two dogs.

  • Tina Cockhill

    Tina qualified in 1991 from the Robert Jones & Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic hospital; then specialised in hands over the past 16 years, working in the private sector for the past 9 years. She completed both BAHT level I and several BAHT level II exams (management of elective surgery, trauma, the PIPJ, the wrist and the thumb).

    She works closely with hand / orthopaedic & plastic surgeons, treating patients immediately post operation together with referrals from Rheumatologists, GPs and self referrals. Tina has a particular interest in complex presentations and unexplained hand pain. When she is not working she enjoys sailing, cycling and hiking.

  • Maruthy Sountharanayagam

    Maruthy joined osteopathics in August 2016 and is working with the Radlett Team

  • Lucille Zahn

    Lucille has just joined the Radlett administration team.

  • Myra Mills-Baker

    Myra has been working with Osteopathics for 13 years. Myra enjoys welcoming patients to the practice and helping them with appointments and is responsible for dealing with all the private health insurance accounts and queries. She is a Lady Taverner who enjoys reading and theatre and has recently taken up Zumba!

  • Jen Leathers

    Jen has worked at the Hitchin Practice for the past 5 years saying “we are a friendly team and always find something to laugh about”. She enjoys the work and meeting new people. In her spare time she works as a Home-Start volunteer, by supporting parents with young children who are experiencing some difficult times and helps out at a local primary school, listening to children read. She enjoys gardening and keeping fit.

  • Theresa Gilson

    Theresa has been a member of the Osteopathics team since 2012. Theresa enjoys meeting and getting to know the patients and is always happy to help them with any concerns or queries they may have. She has three children, two of whom are grown up and one still a teenager. Theresa enjoys travelling, swimming, yoga, reading and jigsaws.

  • Carol Tate

    Carol is a receptionist at the Harpenden practice. She enjoys all aspects of meeting and welcoming patients. As the first person that the patients see she likes to create a happy and friendly atmosphere and will be looking forward to greeting you on your arrival. Carol enjoys reading, socialising and entertaining her beautiful grandchildren.

  • Gillian Clark

    Gillian is a receptionist at the Harpenden practice.

Alex Gorin joins Osteopathics Radlett