Welcome to our Team Page

You’ll find a picture and small write up on each of the team here at The Victoria Park Clinic.

To find out more just click the ‘here’ tab below their profile information and you’ll be taken directly to their very own website.  If however you are happy with what you see just hit book now and we can get you booked straight in.

The Clinic Family looks forward to welcoming you.

Heidi McCarthy - The Body Mechanic Orthotics/Shock Wave Therapy Cardiff

Heidi McCarthy - The Body Mechanic Orthotics/Shock Wave Therapy Cardiff

Orthotist and Shock Wave Therapist

Heidi McCarthy, Orthotist, BSc(hons), PGDip, HCPCreg

Originally from Norway, Heidi graduated with a BSc Honours degree in prosthetics and orthotics from Strathclyde University in 1998, and since then has worked as an Orthotist in Norway and the UK. She also holds a BSc first class honours degree in Health, Exercise and Sport Science from University of Wales Institute, Cardiff (UWIC).

You can find our more here.

Andrew McCarthy - The Muscle Medic

Andrew McCarthy - The Muscle Medic

Massage and Shock Wave Therapist

Having begun his lifelong rugby career as a small child, Andrew has been receiving massage therapy since the age of sixteen. While both playing and coaching rugby at the local, national and international levels, Andrew has continuously relied on massage therapy—not only to keep his own body in excellent playing form, but also for the treatment of a spinal injury sustained in 1999. As a result, he has a first-hand understanding of how to get his clients’ muscles back in top-notch condition—no matter how hard they’ve push them.

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Matthew Corbin - Corbin Chiropractic

Matthew Corbin - Corbin Chiropractic

Chiropractor

Matthew is a proud graduate from the Welsh Institute of Chiropractic gaining a MChiro 5 year masters degree qualification. He spent many years working in the building industry sustaining various wear and tear injuries which led him to see a chiropractor himself. Not only did chiropractic help him recover quicker but also gave him the knowledge to prevent further injuries. This ultimately led him to want to be part of this profession and help people like he was helped himself!

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Christine Hawkins - CBT/CBTI Therapist and Consultative Supervisor

Christine Hawkins - CBT/CBTI Therapist and Consultative Supervisor

Counsellor

I am a Cardiff-based counsellor and supervisor with over twelve years’ experience of working with both individuals and groups. I provide a warm and caring atmosphere in which to work and I really enjoy seeing my clients and supervisees develop and improve their well-being.

I am a trained CBT therapist with a MA in Counselling (CB) and a PG Diploma in Consultative Supervision and in my private practice I work one to one with clients to help them to understand the meanings and reasons behind their thoughts and behaviours. Together, through tried and tested methods, we develop new ways of thinking and behaving in order to free clients from unhelpful feelings.

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Nicola Baker - NB Sports Massage

Nicola Baker - NB Sports Massage

Sports Massage Therapist

Nicola Baker is fully qualified sports massage therapist with eight years’ experience and knowledge to share.
Nicola began her career in Sports Massage therapy working at the Brewery Field, Bridgend – home of the Celtic Crusader Rugby League team, looking after the NRL rugby league officials at both regional and international matches. This provided invaluable hands-on experience of dealing with match related concerns, relaxation and recovery. Nicola has spent three years at a Physiotherapy Clinic in Cardiff treating a range of athletes including, marathon runners, triathletes, iron men/women and the general public with postural and muscular needs. Nicola has supported Cyclone 24 a charity event that raises money for the Wallich charity for the last two years as well as supporting Cardiff Triathlon.  She enjoys regularly attending courses to keep both her knowledge and skills up to date.  In 2017 I trained and completed long course weekend in July. Such a well organised and excellent event. Looking forward to finding my next challenge.

John Hayward - Feet Care

John Hayward - Feet Care

Foot Health Practitioner

Our aims are to enhance the well-being of your feet and your quality of life by first of all restoring and then helping you maintain your feet and toe nail health. All of our treatments aim to improve your walking comfort, in some cases reducing painful conditions.

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Michelle Coombes

Michelle Coombes

Massage Therapist with Complementary Cancer Care

Michelle Coombes has recently joined The Victoria Park Clinic team having gained her Level 3 Holistic Massage Therapy qualification. Michelle has recently completed her Therapy in Cancer Care studies at Velindre Hospital in Cardiff.  Michelle brings a wide range of skills to the clinic from her career in the home nursing industry.

Joanne Crovini - Cardiff Nutritionist

Joanne Crovini - Cardiff Nutritionist

Nutritionist

A Nutritional Therapist providing personalised individual plans, as well tailored wellbeing initiatives for businesses – TIME TO TAKE CHARGE OF YOUR HEALTH!

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Stephen Challen Thomas - Concious In Focus Hynotherapy

Stephen Challen Thomas - Concious In Focus Hynotherapy

Hypnotherapist

The best way to describe Hypnosis is ‘An altered state of awareness’. What most people don’t realise is that hypnosis is a completely natural state and we experience this type of ‘trance state’ everyday

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Optimal Osteopathy

Optimal Osteopathy

Alan Sidebottom M.Ost

Alan gained a Masters in Osteopathy from Swansea University after 4 years of training.

Alan is interested in assessing, diagnosing and treating acute and chronic pain in conditions such as Sciatica, Low Back and Neck Pain, Headaches/Migraines, Arthritis, Poor Posture and Sports Injuries.

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Elain Roberts - Sports Therapist

Elain Roberts - Sports Therapist

Sports Therapist

Elain is a Sport Injury Therapist who specialises in returning athletes to their sport after injury. She is a passionate individual who has extensive sporting knowledge, having competed at elite level in many different sports. Currently she is a Netball and Rugby enthusiast, regularly competing and working within the sports. Elain has worked with clubs including Cardiff Devils Ice Hockey, Cardiff Metropolitan Netball and is presently the Therapist at Bridgend Athletic RFC. Her enthusiasm for treating injuries stems from suffering multiple injuries throughout her career, and wanting to learn the details. Her passion for sport enables Elain to understand and sympathise with any injury.

 

Brian Dias

Brian Dias

Sports Massage Therapist

I am a very keen sports person and tried a number of sports including rugby, football, trampoline and athletics which has become my number 1 sport/past time.  I run for Cardiff Amateur Athletic Club.  I qualified with my VTCT in Sports Massage from Cardiff and Vale College.  I am also a qualified Personal Trainer and look forward to treating you and helping you achieve your goals.

 

Michelle Morgan

Michelle Morgan

Sports and Holistic Therapist

Michelle Morgan is a Level 4 Qualified Sports Massage Therapist. She has an in depth knowledge of how to treat the human body with many different holistic therapies. Michelle is also qualified in Hot Stones, Reflexology, Aromatherapy and will be introducing more services to clinic in the following weeks. Outside of work Michelle enjoys Sport, Travel, and spending time with her family.