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Who we are

This page gives a short introduction to the practitioners working at Riverside Wellbeing.

If you know who you are looking for, you can find them by clicking on their name below. Otherwise please scroll down to browse through the team.

Steph Johnson, Sarah Talbot, Karen Butler, Liz Foley, Caroline Hall, Tania Leigh, Sarah McConnell, Charlie Moritz, Sandie Norbron-Shaw, Kathryn Rogers, Bruna Tamai, Holly Taylor, Ann Curley, Bob Chiang, Claire French, Anne Hulme, Helen Madden, Selina Mills, Paul Needham and Frances Taylor

We have new therapists joining us all the time so if you are looking for a particular therapy which we don't currently offer, please let us know so we can inform you when the situation changes.

The Partners

Sarah and Steph are not currently taking new clients


Sarah Talbot









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Mindfulness Association

Sarah Talbot

Mindfulness teacher, supervisor & BACP accredited counsellor

www.growingawareness. net

0777 202 4653

or email

Sarah has many years experience as a counsellor, supervisor and mindfulness teacher. Her knowledge, gained through working for diverse client groups within various differing organisations, allows her to be alongside you, aiding you to discover & explore your potential. She has a sliding scale for fees from £40 - £60.

Click here for information about regular mindfulness groups


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Stephanie Johnson


BACP accredited Counsellor and Psychotherapist

Here, Steph updates High Peak Radio about what's available at Riverside Wellbeing

0780 976 9734

or email

Stephanie has extensive experience in media, charitable organisations, education & occupational health. She gained her professional counselling qualification in 2000. Since then, she has gained her MA in Relationship Therapy during which she worked in Primary Care and for Relate alongside her own successful private practice. Steph charges £45 - £50 per session.


Our Colleagues

Karen Butler


Karen talks on High Peak Radio about her work

Karen is a counsellor, registered with the National Counselling Society, who works with adults and children. She also offers Emotional Access Processing, which uses guided meditation, being an accredited Journey practitioner for this work. The links give more information, including quotes from those who have experienced this type of work with her. These sessions are longer than traditional counselling but typically require fewer sessions.

Please contact her for charges and/or to arrange an appointment on 0749 767 9477 or by email at karen@bridgecp.co.uk

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Karen Butler

Liz Foley


Liz is a qualified Psychologist, Counsellor and Registered Member of the BACP who offers Counselling and Psychotherapy for adults and young people

In addition, Liz offers a Family Bereavement service which includes one to one work with adults, families, children and young people along with a Group Programme, to support children and families who are either facing a serious illness in their lives, or who have been bereaved.

Individual appointments are £40 per session. Please contact for information about charges for groups.

0796 029 6622


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Liz Foley







Caroline Hall


Caroline is a Counsellor/Psychotherapist with 20 years clinical experience gained in a variety of settings - including relationship, student and workplace counselling as well as private practice. She is an accredited BACP counsellor, has a MSc in Transactional Analysis psychotherapy and is a Certified Transactional Analyst.

“I am great believer in our capacity to develop and change - to determine who we are and how we want to be, and see therapy as a way towards developing our true potential and living a more satisfying and fulfilling life. In my work I encourage people to explore and understand their inner motivations and with this enhanced self knowledge improve the relationship they have with their self. This can lead to better, healthier relationships with others too and a greater sense of connectedness. I provide a warm, empathic environment for those wishing to challenge and change negative life patterns and improve their experience of life. I am especially interested in working with anxiety, depression, coping with change, loneliness, loss and self esteem.”

Caroline offers both short and long term therapy. Her charges are £45 per session.

To find out more please contact Caroline either by email, carolinehall203@gmail.com or by phone, 07765244239

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Caroline Hall


Dr Tania Leigh

Tania is a psychologist & UKCP registered gestalt psychotherapist offering bespoke psychotherapy and counselling for individuals and groups of people. She works with an emphasis on self-awareness, relationships and personal growth to help people become able to solve difficult life situations and improve their emotional and mental health.

To learn more about Tania’ s approach, read her article “Gestalt Journey to Yourself” in our newsletter.

Tania facilitates a regular Self-Awareness Cafe for anyone interested in psychological & philosophical knowledge and self-development.
She also holds experiential workshops and CPD events for mental health professionals.
Please contact her for more information about these.

Appointments cost from £50 and she can work in English, Russian and Ukrainian.

For more information or to make an appointment, contact Tania on 0741 396 5813 or by email at leigh.tania@gmail.com

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Tania Leigh



Sarah McConnell


Sarah is a Systemic and Family Psychotherapist, offering help for couples and individuals facing relationship and personal challenges. She is registered with UKCP and charges £60 per session

She can be contacted by phone, 0774 292 9490 or by email, sarahmcconn@gmail.com for further information or to make an appointment

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Sarah McConnell


Charlie Moritz


Charlie is a dramatherapist and supervisor, please contact him for fees and/or to arrange an appointment

0775 127 5907


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Charlie Moritz

Sandie Norbron-Shaw


Sandie is a life coach, NLP practitioner and stress consultant with a particular interest in career coaching (helping people discover what work will suit them best).

0798 528 4914


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Sandie Shaw


Kathryn Rogers


Listen to Kathryn on High Peak Radio

Kathryn is a nutritional therapist.

Free drop-in clinic every last Wednesday of the month 9.00am - 12.00pm

Nutritional consultations include written personalised plans and supporting literature. There may be additional costs for optional tests and/or supplements, if these are advised. Testing and/or supplements are not obligatory, but may be helpful in certain circumstances. Her philosophy is to focus on dietary changes first and foremost.

A single initial consultation costs £75 with a review costing £60.  Kathryn also offers nutritional therapy programmes at three levels priced at £250, £500 and £750 which allow for a more fulfilling service with a schedule for progress and support.

She is involved with an exciting new Brain Health programme aimed at, amongst other benefits, reducing the risk of developing Alzheimers Disease. Click here for more information about these workshops at Riverside Wellbeing.

Kathryn can be contacted by phone, 0779 881 2735 or by email, kathryn.rogers@forkprovoking.co.uk


Kathryn CNHC
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Kathryn Rogers

Bruna Tamai


Listen to Bruna talking on High Peak Radio

Bruna is a Pilates teacher offering one to one sessions at all levels, from beginners to advanced. She is also a qualified sport and remedial massage therapist. Appointments are £38 for a treatment.

She specializes in working with sports people, but will welcome anyone who is looking to strengthen their body in an organic way.

She believes that a healthy body movement will contribute in making us feel better in ourselves. Good, strong body movement will help us do, with more ease, the things we enjoy in life, whether it’s running, walking, cycling or simply moving more freely.

Contact Bruna on 0750 670 0826 or bruna@highpeakpilates.co.uk for further information or to arrange an appointment

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Bruna Tamai


Holly Taylor


Holly talks about CBT on High Peak Radio

Holly is a professionally trained Cognitive Behaviour Psychotherapist offering Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT). More information about CBT is available here and she charges £50 per hour.

She is fully accredited by the British Association of Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies (BABCP) and specialises in working with individuals experiencing:

  • Stress
  • Depression
  • Postnatal Depression
  • Postnatal Anxiety
  • Social Anxiety and shyness
  • Panic attacks
  • Generalised Anxiety and worry
  • Health Anxiety
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
  • Low self esteem/low confidence
  • Anger
  • Sleep difficulties
  • and other obsessional difficulties (eg trichotilomania)

To find out more, or to arrange an appointment, contact Holly on 0748 640 0381 or by email highpeakcbt@gmail.com

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Holly Taylor


Ann Curley

Ann is an experienced cousellor who works with adults, young adults and children. She is accredited by BACP for her general work and is also accredited by BICA as a Infertility Counsellor when she works with individuals and couples. She holds a Certificate in Couples and Relationship Counselling and is also a qualified Counselling Supervisor.

Her fees are £40 or £45 dependant on whether you are seeking support as an individual, a couple or for supervision

0796 128 6040


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Ann Curley

Bob Chiang

Bob is a Tai Chi instructor affiliated with the Tai Chi Union for Great Britain and a Deep Tissue massage therapist. He works intuitively with what your body needs combining with his 18 years of experience as a body worker.

He is also passionate about Mindfulness which he teaches in a clear and systematic way using the work of Shinzen Young, author of "The Science of Enlightenment". He also offers Hypnotherapy and NLP Coaching.

Bob's fees are:
Tai Chi one to one session (one hour) £45
Deep Tissue Massage £45

For more information and fees on Mindfulness coaching and Hypnotherapy please contact Bob

0797 117 2055


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Claire French

Holistic Massage Therapist

Claire is a fully trained Ayurvedic massage therapist, enthusiastic and passionate about sharing this experience with you, having been practising this technique for the past 3 years.

Ayurveda means knowledge of life and is the ancient practice that covers all things relating to Indian culture, philosophy, health, and nutrition, including yoga, Ayurvedic massage and Indian head massage. Along with what you may expect from a massage, it incorporates work on marma or acupressure points, chakra balancing and energy flow. It also uses a special oil with a coconut and sesame base mixed with herbs from India which works to heal the skin, muscles and even the internal organs. Clients often report that the treatment makes them feel uplifted when they are down, and grounded when they are frazzled or anxious.

Click here for prices or contact Claire on;

0773 875 6356


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Anne Hulme

Anne talks to High Peak Radio about Reiki

Anne is an experienced qualified Reiki Master who has been in practice for many years and has seen the benefit of Reiki with many people. She says " Reiki is a very relaxing, non invasive complementary therapy, best experienced than described!"  She teaches and attunes students to First Degree Reiki, Second Degree Reiki and Masters.

She is a Master of Crystology.  Crystal potency has been recognised for years and crystals have the ability to heal, protect, manifest and transform energy.  A Crystal treatment is both relaxing and balancing.

Anne also offers Indian Head Massage, again, a very relaxing and de-stressing treatment.

The aim and intent of her whole Practice is to help people attain a level of balance and relaxation to take into their every day lives.

Anne's fees are:
Reiki Treatment (one hour) £25
Crystal Treatment £20
Indian Head massage £25

More information is available here

Contact Anne on 01663 746653 or 0758 132 0036 or ann.fernmoss.hulme@gmail.com to arrange an appointment or for further information about any of these treatments

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Anne Hulme

Helen Madden

Helen talks on High Peak Radio about her work

Helen is a BACP Registered Counsellor working with adults and children whose fee is £35

0772 408 7093


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Helen Madden


Selina Mills

Selina is a Wellbeing Coach and Chrysalis Effect Specialist Practitioner who supports clients struggling with chronic fatigue syndrome (M.E.) and fibromyalgia.
Full recovery from this complex condition is possible. Using tried and tested protocols, you’ll identify the critical steps to reverse the downward spiral and return to living a full and balanced life with great health and energy.
She works alongside the specialist team at the Chrysalis Effect, an award-winning online programme for recovery from chronic fatigue/fibromyalgia.

Contact her today to book your free 30 minute Health Appraisal.

07773 236104


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Paul Needham

Listen to Paul talking on High Peak Radio

Paul is a qualified clinical hypnotherapist who is also a registered Hypnoslimmer consultant and a Smoking Cessation specialist. The first consultation for hypnotherapy is free with following sessions being £48, a Smoking Cessation session is £150 and the Hypnoslimmer programme is 

0784 310 7546


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Paul Needham


Frances Taylor

Frances talks about sleep on High Peak Radio

Frances is a Wellbeing Coach who specialises in tackling sleep problems and managing work and home stress. Please contact Frances for information about fees and/or to make an appointment

Frances also facilitates regular Sleep Well clinics and courses, please contact her for further information

Take a look at her video clips about stress and sleep

0796 796 8821


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Frances Taylor


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