Our team

Julie Brearley

Julie has been the Team Leader at The Well since  2018.

She is qualified in Massage, Indian Head Massage, Hot Stone Therapy, Reflexology, Facials, Manual Lymphatic Drainage, Acupressure seated massage.

Lucy Turton

Lucy is the lead therapist 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

Ruth Thompson

Ruth has worked at The Well since March 2021 to provide evidence based acupuncture to Cancer patients

Her background in Occupational Health Nursing with an interest in wellbeing lead her to complete a Medical Acupuncture Diploma in 2009.

This enabled her  to treat employees in the workplace to improve their recurring health issues.

Ruth went on to qualify in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) in 2016 and has  worked as an Acupuncturist in various wellbeing and clinical locations.

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 therapies one afternoon 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 and has  delivering Informal Teaching sessions in The Limes Day Therapy Unit for patients and carers.

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.

Anne Ball

Massage, Reiki, Reflexology, Acupressure seated massage

Tina Clegg

Tina joined The Well in January 2023 to deliver Acupuncture.

She qualified in Acupuncture 2018 having studied at the Shulan College of Chinese Medicine, with a clinical placement with Dr Mei Xing of AcuHealth.

She worked privately part time at Salford Chiropractic Clinic until Covid, and she now has her own practice in Barnsley and Altrincham, she is also qualified in massage, On-site chair massage, facial rejuvenation, and a trained phlebotomist.