Our Team


Our team consists of local therapists, who are accredited in their field of therapy along with enhanced DBS certificates and supporters:

Sandy Trott: Founder 

A qualified complementary and nutritional therapist,  Sandy also holds the Macmillan Cancer Support Diploma.  She has been involved in the voluntary sector for a number of years. Retired.

Paula Cave-Ayland: Director,  Chair and and Co-ordinator

Qualified in sports/remedial massage, integrated myofascial work, structural bodywork, facial massage, ‘On Site’ massage pregnancy massage, MLD, and aromatherapy.  Paula is a Fellow of the Chartered Insurance Institute.

Kathleen Turnbull: Director and Business Manager

A qualified exercise professional, health trainer, massage therapist and reflexologist, with an honours degree in fine art. Kathleen is an Associate of the Chartered Management Institute and has a Level 3 Award in Community Development.

Gillian Burch: Company Secretary and Treasurer

A part-qualified accountant (ACCA), with a PTTLLS (Preparing to to Teach in the Life Long Sector) Level 4.   She has over 35 years accounting experience with multi-national companies.

Teddi Murphy – Brand Ambassador

Bose Obanobi: Accounts Manager

A Fellow Member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, a Full Member of the Association of Taxation Technicians, and the Accounting Technicians.

Jermaine Ranger: Marketing and Social Media Consultant

A Member of the Chartered Institute of Marketing and holder of Chartered Marketer status. His industry experience includes leisure, education,  professional services and consulting voluntary sector organisations.

Helen Allen: Therapist 

Qualified in massage, Indian head massage, ‘No-Hands’ therapy and Hopi ear candles.

Yukari Hung: Therapist 

A qualified shiatsu therapist and reflexologist.

Heidi Claisse: Therapist 

Qualified in massage, Indian head massage, reflexology, reiki and Hopi ear candles.

Hazel Warwick: Therapist 

Qualifed in Swedish Massage, Sports Massage, Pregnancy Massage, Marma Point Massage, Aromatherapy, Hot Bamboo Therapy, Hot Stone Therapy, Reflexology, Neuroflexology, Reiki, Ear Candling, Personal Fitness Trainer.

Julie Quick: Therapist 

Qualified in massage, baby massage, Indian head massage, MLD, Spineworks, reflexology, Neuroflexology, reiki, art therapy and Hopi ear candles.

Paul Gobbett: Therapist 

A qualified sports/remedial massage therapist.

Hazel Homewood: Therapist 

Qualified Reflexologist

Rita Wall: Psychotherapist

A psychotherapist who donates her time to help support the therapists with any emotional issues they may come across with clients. She is also available to help clients through an appointment system

Paola Scandurra: NLP Coach

An NLP therapist offering to help clients through negative thinking via an appointment.

Linda Delieu: Committee Member

Our community development committee member helping FGC to reach potential in all matters

Lydia Taylor: Therapist 

Qualified in holistic therapy

Gillian Ridpath: Brand Ambassador 

Committee Member


Join us in promoting health and wellbeing

If you are passionate in helping promoting health and wellbeing in Thamesmead, visit our Volunteer Opportunities page for the types of opportunities available with us.