Practitioners & Staff

Paul Hambly
Paul works full-time in the clinic at Hamblys using acupuncture and herbal medicine. In 1991 he and his wife Frances co-wrote the book “Herbalism”, a guide to using herbal medicines for the lay person.
Frances Hambly
Medical Herbalist
Practising from Hamblys clinic, nutrition is a fundamental part of Frances’ practice. She also offers food intolerance and allergy testing using the Vegatest.
Frances gives prenatal advice on conception and offers pregnancy, childbirth and postnatal care. In addition to her commitments as a practitioner,
Dr Eleanor Hambly
Clinical Psychologist
Eleanor has worked in the NHS with people of all ages and backgrounds. She can provide psychological therapy for individuals as well as working with children and parents, using evidence based therapies including Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT), systemic theory and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT).
Lucy Vertue
Medical Herbalist
Lucy has been practicing as a Medical Herbalist in Kent since 2000 and has since qualified as a Craniosacral Therapist, GAPS practitioner and Vega allergy tester.
She runs regular herb workshops and herb walks in Kent and has a herb group at Little World Herbs throughout the summer.
Angela Mason
Massage Therapist
I have been practising as a full time qualified Massage Therapist in East Sussex and Kent since 1989, with regular clinics at Hambly’s since it’s inception.
I enjoy working with a wide range of clients and conditions, in particular, soft tissue problems of the shoulder and neck.
Phone: 0800 747 1393
Kirsten Germann
Kirsten qualified as an acupuncturist in 1994 after attending a three-year full-time course at the International College of Oriental Medicine in East Grinstead, Sussex. She is a member of the British Acupuncture Council.
Kirsten offers courses of facial rejuvenation acupuncture in conjunction with Angela Mason’s facial treatments.
Yeli Williams
Medical Herbalist
Yeli is a medical herbalist and yoga teacher practicing in Hastings and Wadhurst. She offers herbal medicine consultations at Hamblys on Monday mornings and Wednesday evenings. She has a BSc honors degree in Herbal Medicine, a MSc degree in Medical Immunology and is a member of the National Institute of Medical Herbalists. Her holistic person-centered approach to health encompasses herbs, relaxation and nutrition all of which is informed by science to produce safe and effective results, empowering her clients to take control of their own health and well-being.
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Claire Piper
Paediatric Osteopathy
Claire is in Wadhurst on Mondays, Tuesdays and Fridays and at the Brook Health Centre in Crowborough on Wednesdays and Thursdays. Please see for more details and clinic times. Please email or phone 07891 043497 to contact us with any queries.
Emily Scott-Russell
Emily Scott-Russell is a fully qualified and registered acupuncturist who completed a full-time four-year degree in Oriental Medicine and Acupuncture as well as gaining a diploma in therapeutic massage. As a result of her degree, Emily discovered an interest in fertility and focused her final year dissertation on acupuncture in relation to fertility issues. Emily also holds an interest in anxiety conditions as well as other female matters.
Hege Lise Soholt
Child and Adolescent Psychotherapeutic Consellor
The counselling Hege provides is integrative, which means it draws from various models and can be tailored to the individual. In the main it recognises the importance of building a good relationship so that clients can feel safe enough to talk about or creatively explore the issues that have brought them to therapy.
Natasha Lumley
Natasha is passionate about the potential counselling has to enable changes for us all, and her years of experience have only grown this passion further, as she sees people gain so much from the process of counselling, time and time again.
Sandrine Melville
Dr. Hauschka Esthetician
Sandrine has trained with some of the UK's most respected dermatologists and has worked as a trainer and professional skincare advisor for some of the worlds largest global skincare companies and now provides private consultations and facial treatments as a Dr. Hauschka Esthetician.
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Eleanor Nandlal
Psychodynamic Counsellor
Eleanor is an accredited psychodynamic counsellor working with both adults and children. In a safe and confidential space, she enables clients to develop insight into their thoughts and feelings with the aim of finding the inner strength to lead a happier and more fulfilled life. Eleanor is also a Cambridge educated teacher offering therapy to children through the media of art, drama and play.
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