Our team




Rachel Adams

Rachel has worked at The Well since 2015.  She is a Medical Tattooist and Complementary Therapist.  Rachel’s has a passion to help people which prompted her career as a Complementary Therapist. Rachel has a qualification in medical tattooing and runs a clinic with the Breast Reconstruction Unit.

Rachel graduated from the Yorkshire college with distinction and has over 18 years experience.  Her work as a therapist has now become more specialised and focused on Oncology treatments.

She uses an intuitive combination of Massage Therapy, Reflexology, Hot Stones, Indian Head Massage and Holistic Facial Massage techniques which are integrated into her treatments at The Well.

She is committed to using the most effective therapies to provide focused body work for preventative and rehabilitative therapy.  Her treatments are deeply relaxing and revitalising.

Julie Kimberley

Julie’s qualifications include a BA (Hons) in Education and Training ( 2013),  Certificate in Education (2010) and a Diploma in Beauty Therapy and Cosmetology (1992).

Julie has worked at The Well from 2011 providing Beauty, Complementary therapies and Colour Analysis. Since 2014 she has been providing a Ward In-Patient service at Barnsley Hospital offering certain therapies two afternoons each week.
Julie worked as a Volunteer Complementary Therapist at Barnsley Hospice from 2008 to 2017 providing therapies to patients, she gained much experience whilst studying for her teaching qualification and degree. Since 2018 she has been delivering Informal Teaching sessions in The Limes Day Therapy Unit for patients and carers.

Lucy Turton

Lucy is a qualified massage and beauty therapist and has worked at The Well since 2011.

She offers a variety of beauty treatments including facials, manicures and pedicures as well as relaxation through forms of massage such as Swedish and hot stones.

Lucy also treats patients suffering with chemotherapy induced peripheral neuropathy and hand and foot syndrome using paraffin wax to reduce the severity of this side effect

Debbie Smith

Debbie is a qualified and experience acupuncturist and member of the British Acupuncture Council,  having completed a Bachelor of Science degree in Acupuncture. Over the last decade she has  gained internationally recognised qualifications in Complementary Therapies.

Debbie has been working  at The Well since January 2014 where she provides Acupuncture as a service for cancer patients.

Since her own diagnosis of Follicular Lymphoma  in 2012, Debbie has a unique perspective on the care of patients within a clinical setting.

In 2018 Debbie undertook training with Macmillan Cancer Care, to enable her to provide support via the Macmillan HOPE programme (Helping Overcome Problems Effectively)  something Debbie believes in a great deal.

Karen Hodgson

Karen qualified as a Shiatsu Practitioner in 2005 having completed a 3 year Diploma at the Northern School of Shiatsu.

In her 3rd year of training she completed a year volunteering at Barnsley Hospice treating cancer patients and their carers.

A registered practitioner with the Shiatsu Society having completed her MRSS in 2010, Karen has been running her own private practice since 2006 and therefore has been practicing for 12 years.

Karen has worked at the Well as a Complementary Therapist since April 2014.

Since qualifying in Shiatsu she has also qualified in Indian Head Massage and level 1 and 2 Reiki and is a registered member of the CTHA Complementary Therapy Association and the Federation of Holistic Therapies.

Elaine Griffin

Elaine has worked at  Barnsley Hospital  and The Well since 2008.
Elaine provides treatments on “Carers Day” which aims to provide support for the carers of our patients.
Since completing her Diploma in Beauty Therapy and Cosmetology in 1992 Elaine has had her own practice and in addition to providing beauty treatments has qualified in Reflexology, Indian Head Massage, Reiki Master, Eyebrow Tattooing and is a registered member of BABTAC (British Association of Beauty Therapy and Cosmetology)

Lucy Kenyon

Cheryl Roberts