Meet the Team
Galen Wellness Centre founder and Director
Caroline started her career as paediatrician in Paris. After working for the humanitarian medical aid organization, Medecin Sans Frontieres, she worked in hospitals and private practice.
Her passionate interest in Complementary Medicine and Naturopathy led to extensive studies in Nutritional as well as Traditional Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture, including time spent in China.
She specializes in nutrition, food intolerance, fertility, mental health, weight management, anti aging and cancer treatments, utilizing Acupuncture, Naturopathy and Herbalism.
As well as regular contributions to health and home publications, Caroline recently published her first ebook “The Serotonin Secret”. A comprehensive guide to understanding the importance and mechanisms of serotonin, including recipes designed to help increase your levels.
Caroline has been devotedly treating people holistically for over 10 years, and continues to do so here in Richmond, Monday – Saturday.
Nikki is a Chartered Counselling Psychologist, Energy Psychologist and Healer working holistically, quickly and effectively to resolve beliefs and emotions that affect our relationships, sense of sense, and our physical health.
I believe that our physical health represents unresolved or unexpressed energy and that by healing our internal world we can help to heal our bodies.
Qualifications: BSc. MSc. Post MSc. Counselling Psychology,EFT Level 2, Matrix Re-imprinting, Advanced Theta Healing , Reference Point Therapy Levels 1 & 2, Psyche-K
Suzannah is a highly qualified complementary therapist with over 5 years of experience in providing therapeutic treatments.
Suzannah’s massage has developed through her training in holistic, deep tissue and sports massage and seated acupressure. Having worked professionally in ski resorts in France and Japan and extensively at a West London Ayurvedic spa, Suzannah has attained the ability to work intuitively to meet the client’s individual needs.
As well as massage, Suzannah offers Reflexology, Indian Head Massage and Japanese Holistic Facial Therapy.
Qualifications: BA(Hons) ITEC Dip CTha MAR
Artemis is a Chartered Counselling Psychologist with seven years professional experience working therapeutically on a one-to-one basis, with couples and groups, as well as with families. She has dealt with a wide range and spectrum of problems as diverse as low self-esteem and relationship problems to cases involving serious mental health issues e.g. schizophrenia, depression etc.
Fluent in Italian and Greek as well as English, Artemis has a deep understanding of cultural and ethnic diversity.
Publications: Manias, A. & Manyande, A. (2006). Postnatal depression: Is it a cause for concern 2 years post delivery? Primary Health Care Conference. Thames Valley University. p. 12, February.
Qualifications: MSc, Post Msc, BSc, BTEI
Tatiana Ferkolj is certified Ayurvedic massage therapist, having trained extensively in London and India. She has been practising the art of Ayurvedic massage for over 3 years.
During the massage Tatiana is primarily focused on the Marma or energy points that are spread over the body. Ayurvedic Abhyanga Marma massage is widely acknowledged as one of the most effective ways to reduce stress, and relieve tensions from the neck and shoulders.
Dr Afrah Al-Maliki
Dr Afrah Al-Maliki is a General Practitioner with nearly ten years of experience in general and acute medicine, paediatrics, women’s health including long acting contraception and sexual health.
Afrah has recently developed an interest in non surgical dermatological treatment. She has since trained at KT of Harley street as well as The Ascot Clinic.
In 2010, she completed her diploma in Dermatology specialising in Eczema/ Dermatitis.
Afrah’s ethos is to provide a patient centred approach in her dailypractice. She encourages her patients to contribute to their management plan, empowering them to enhance a healthy life style and achieve their health goals.
Qualifications: MBChB, Dipl – Dermatology London, Member of the Faculty of Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare, Member of the Royal College of General Practitioners.