David was awarded a BSc(Hons) degree in Osteopathy from the prestigious British School of Osteopathy in 2003. He has since completed post-graduate training in Classical Osteopathy, Ergonomics and Nutrition, amongst other areas of interest. David is a keen sportsman and traveler who has previously spent 6 years living in SE Asia.
David has developed a holistic approach to treatment which aims to restore balance and vitality to his patients and remove any obstruction to their body’s inherent healing mechanisms. His approach is very patient centred and part of the treatment process involves taking the time to really listen to his patients and develop an individually tailored strategy to correct any problem. This may involve advice on postural re-training, dietary improvements, an exercise program, correcting poor breathing habits, stress management techniques etc....
David is a registered care provider with most major health insurers.
About Dr Anouk Houdijk
Dr Houdijk is a chartered Clinical Psychologist and a Qualified Yoga Teacher with almost 20 years of experience of working with Mental Health. In addition to her private work at the Newtown Clinic Marlow, she also works as one of the clinical leads within Berkshire Healthcare's Complex Treatment Service for Veterans.
Her areas of specialism include working with teenagers and working with trauma related presentations including PTSD and Complex PTSD. She is qualified in a number of therapeutic modalities and techniques including Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Compassion Focused therapy, Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioural therapy, Narrative Exposure Therapy, EMDR, Imagery Re-scripting and the FLASH technique. Earlier in her career, she developed expertise in parenting and behavioural issues in children. She is trained in Fostering Changes, the Incredible Years Program, The Parent Child Game and the Multi-dimensional Treatment Foster Care (MTFC) programme. These are evidence based therapeutic and behaviour management training programs for parents and carers to help support them with the behavioural and emotional needs of their children.
Past work experience includes working within National and Specialist Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services at the Maudsley Hospital, (London) including the Conduct, Adoption and Fostering Team, the Eating Disorders Team and the Traumatic Stress Clinic as well as having teaching and supervisory roles at the Institute of Psychiatry, Kings College London and the University of Reading. Dr Houdijk’s work with the fostered and adopted population propelled an interest in the mind-body connection and how adverse early experiences can impact on our neurophysiology. This, in combination with her personal experience of yoga, inspired her to become a yoga teacher in order to incorporate the body in her therapeutic work. She hopes to run a local Trauma-Informed Yoga class to support healing from the body up. For more information on this please see the Yoga page. Dr Houdijk is registered with the Health Care Professions Council and Yoga Alliance and is a member of the British Psychological Society. She is registered with most major health insurers.