Dévan (pronounced like Raven but with a D) is the practice’s principal. He qualified in 1986 and has been practising in Medway since that time. Dévan’s practice profile is primarily acute musculo-skeletal pain syndromes; non-specific low back pain, disc related pains, mechanical neck pain and problems arising from falls, twists and sports injuries. He has also been trained to use several different psychological techniques to help patients who are suffering with chronic pain, including cognitive behavioural therapy, acceptance commitment therapy and medical hypnosis.
Dévan is also a qualified integrative counsellor and is a member of the BACP (British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy). He works in this capacity for a local charity, Family Matters, who are based in Gravesend.
He practices from 2.00 pm – 6.00 pm on Tuesdays and Wednesdays, and is also available on Friday mornings (10 am to 1 pm). The rest of his time is taken up with his involvement in osteopathic clinical teaching, research, medico-legal work and counselling.
Osteopathy: An initial consultation cost of £60.00 and lasts approximately 45 minutes and follow up treatments are £50.00 and last approximately half an hour.
Hypnosis: each session costs £80.00 and lasts approximately 1 hour
Counselling: each session coss £80.00 and lasts 50 minutes (these can be either face to face or via Zoom, depending on your preference)
Ann graduated from the International college of Oriental Medicine in 1994 where she trained in classical Acupuncture including Stems & Branches, 5 Elements and TCM. She is highly experienced in Facial Revitalisation Acupuncture, which she also teaches. Ann is registered with the British Acupuncture Council and the General Dental Council along with being fully qualified in Cranio-sacral Therapy and Qi Gong Tuina massage.
Ann’s background is in the field of dentistry working as a clinical hygienist, tutor and Dental Health Educator at University College Hospital and the Royal London Hospital as well as in specialist Private Practice. With over 35 years experience in the health field, Ann utilises all of her skills and experience to optimise treatment for each individual.
Ann is available alternate Thursdays from 10.00 am to 3.00 pm
- Acupuncture treatment fees are: £65.00 for a session lasting 40 minutes
- Facial revitalisation fees: £120 for a 80 minute session
Ivana has been providing massage therapy professionally since 2010 following the completion of her training in 2009. Her training focused on sports massage which and was under the tutelage of the head massage therapist of the Czech Olympic Team. In the years following, she increased her knowledge of massage therapy treatment, adding Hot Stone, Cup Massage, Deep Tissue techniques and most recently Reflexology to her repertoire.
In 2014 she also received special training in Diagnostics which has allowed her to provide recommendations to clients on aftercare procedures. Ivana applies all her treatments as part of a comprehensive complementary therapy programme, which helps treat minor sports injuries as well as help alleviate pain suffered by people with long-term health conditions and reduce stress.
Ivana is available Monday afternoons
- These range from £25 (a half hour sports massage) to £70 ( an hour and a half hot stone massage). Due to the large possible combinations of massage types and session lengths, please contact our reception team for an exact fee before you book.
Please note that out of fairness to our practitioners and other patients we do require 24 hours notice of any appointment cancellations.
If appointments are not attended or cancelled under 24 hours, a late cancellation or no show fee will be payable as these appointments could be reallocated to patients who need to be seen urgently.