We have only the best practitioners and beauticians for our clinic. The team are sought after for their skill and passion to achieving delicate, gorgeous and natural results. With their wealth of experience combined with a true passion for aesthetic medicine and beauty, you are guaranteed to be in safe hands.

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Jessica Hutcheson, MSc, FNP

Advanced Aesthetic Prescribing Practitioner & Owner

Jessica has worked as a family practitioner in her own private practice for over 20 years. She attained a ROTC Army scholarship and graduated from Saint Mary’s University, trained as an advanced Family Practitioner with a Master’s in Nursing at Samuel Merritt University. Jessica then graduated from University of California, Berkeley subsequently obtaining a Masters in Medicine, and also attended Dundee University School of Medicine in Scotland.

Her wealth of experience includes owning the private practice Aphrodites Grecian Medical Spa in California and is known as a pioneer of aesthetic medicine.

Jessica also had the pleasure of working under a world renowned plastic surgeons at Orange County Plastic Surgery in Los Angeles and worked closely with the founders of Dermaquest, Image and Janssen SkinCare.

 

Michele Ballam

Aesthetic Practitioner

Michele has worked in the Aesthetic and Education industry for 15 years. Her work as a college lecturer teaching Beauty Therapy has led her onto her role as an aesthetician working for a renowned plastic surgeon in Glasgow! She is now made her way down south to join the team and make you feel your best.

Tracey Miles

Registered Nurse, Independent Nurse Prescriber and Aesthetic Practitioner

Tracey has been a registered nurse for over 20 years with experience in paediatrics, school health, general practice, aesthetics and recently graduating with a degree in public health.

Tracey has also worked in the pharmaceutical industry and successfully passed the Association of British Pharmaceutical Industry exams.

In her former years, Tracey represented Great Britain ‘TEAM GB” for springboard and high board diving and has six national gold medals.

Amy Hutchings

Aesthetic Practitioner and Senior Registered Nurse

Amy has been a Registered Nurse for 9 years, after graduating from Bournemouth University with a Bsc Hons in Nursing and has worked in healthcare for 13 years. She offers laser hair removal, pigmentation and skin rejuvenation and advanced facial peels. Amy also offers dermal fillers. She has a passion for making people feel their best and always goes out of her way to help her patients. When not at the Sandbanks Clinic or walking her dog, Amy also works at a local private hospital as a senior nurse. 

Adele Edmund

Aesthetician and Sports Massage Therapist

Adele trained and qualified as a beauty therapist 15 years ago and has travelled abroad to receive specialist training in several high-profile brand skin-care products and specialises in facials and the use of chemical and enzyme peels. She also trained at the London School of Sports Massage and is fully qualified both as a Sports and Remedial Massage Therapist and a Pilates Instructor.

Christina Polok

Clinic Manager

Christina joined the Sandbanks team shortly after opening and we do not know what we would do without her. Her extensive background working for some truly world class organisations around the globe has brought a unique approach to how we operate at the clinic. She has a true passion for skincare and as well as making sure the clinic runs smoothly each day and is on a mission to help everyone find the latest and greatest products for their skin. Christina became our Clinic manager just before Christmas 2019 and ensures all patients leave the clinic happy and satisfied.

Tanya Kenneally

Receptionist and Creative Director

Tanya brings a variety of skills to the clinic including over 10 years in customer services as well as her creative skills in photography and interior decor. Tanya was born in the United States and moved to the UK after graduating from the University of Florida in liberal arts and sciences. She holds many of the same beliefs in customer service as Jessica and feels passionate about helping people feel good about themselves.

Ellie Bullman

Chiropractor

Ellie followed Jessica as she relocated in 2019 to the Sandbanks Clinic. She loved Jessica’s enthusiasm and dedication to her patients and wanted to help achieve that from the moment patients walked in the clinic door.

In 2020, Ellie graduated as a Doctor of Chiropractic from the AECC. Whilst studying at University, she worked alongside the paramedics and ambulance services as a community responder. At the AECC Chiropractic Clinic, Ellie worked closely with children, babies and breast-feeding mothers through a voluntary project called The Feeding Clinic. This is where she found an interest into the world of paediatrics and pregnancy.

Hanaa Prior

Aesthetician & Receptionist

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Independent Practitioners

Sandbanks Clinic is home to the Sandbanks Aesthetics Team as well as some amazingly talented independent business women! Jess searched the South Coast to find practitioners at the top of their game to work under one roof and form Sandbanks Clinic. Together we form Sandbanks Clinic

Dr Andie Siggers

General Practitioner

Dr Andie Siggers is a local GP in Poole and Bournemouth. Andie studied and trained in the USA and UK and offers appointments in personalised medicine to investigate and treat the root cause of illness. This is carried out through advanced testing and having the time to explore how health problems develop. This is particularly useful for women’s health issues, emotional problems, digestive problems and auto-immune illnesses.

Dr Alexander Taylor

Gynaecologist and Obstetrician

Dr Taylor’s training started at the University of Newcastle’s Medical School in 1988, graduating in 1993. He then entered the Specialty Training programme in Obstetrics and Gynaecology in the London Deanery. During his time in training, he undertook research as a fellow and later as lecturer at the Royal Free Hospital, gaining his doctorate on his thesis on fibroids from the University of London. To date, Dr Taylor has over 40 publications pertaining to obstetrics and gynaecology, holds five Clinical Excellence Awards and won the David Stern Prize for service development.

Dr Taylor set up the minimal access (keyhole surgery) program in gynaecology and founded one stop clinics for menorrhagia (heavy menstruation) and emergency gynaecology. Dr Taylor was also instrumental in running the Jigsaw Appeal, which raised £1.5 million for the new Women’s Health Unit in the Jigsaw Building at Bournemouth Hospital.

Currently, Dr Taylor is the Clinical Director for University Dorset Hospitals for O&G and regionally the outgoing Training Programme Director for Wessex Health Education England. Dr Taylor is also the examiner for Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) and an external assessor for Subspecialty Training in China, Hong Kong, Saudi Arabia, India, UAE and Qatar.

Dr Tara Kidd

General Practitioner and Aesthetics Practitioner

Dr Tara is a very experienced doctor having qualified in 2004 and worked around the world before settling in the UK. She has spent significant time working in Dermatology (Skin Medicine) and Surgery before training as a GP and Aesthetics doctor.

Tara trained on Harley Street, at the world renowned centre of excellence for cosmetic surgery and aesthetics and has spent significant time in specialties such as Surgical Dermatology removing skin cancers. She is an experienced doctor and has worked in various locations around the world before settling back in the UK. 

Having set up both The Marlborough Skin Clinic, and Bridge Street Skin Clinic in Berkshire, demand for her work grew so much that she set up ‘The Skin Clinic Company’ to work at several different locations including Chelsea, Winchester and Sandbanks.

Tara sees each patient as an individual and tailors their bespoke packages of skincare in that way. Her preference is always for subtle and natural enhancements to rejuvenate a patient’s skin.

Francesca Moore

Nutrition Francesca – Nutritionist

Francesca is a fully qualified nutritional therapist. She gained a foundation degree and diploma at the world-renowned Institute for Optimum Nutrition in London in 2013 and went on to complete the IFM’s Applying Functional Medicine in Clinical Practice. Registered with the BANT and CNHC, Francesca practices a functional medicine approach to healthcare helping clients identify and address the root cause of their health concerns. Gut health, hormone balance, healthy ageing and weight management are her areas of expertise!

Anita Kaur Simon
Anita Kaur-Simon

Chiropractor

Dr Anita Kaur-Simon graduated from the AECC University 18 years ago as a Doctor of Chiropractic with a BSc(Hons) in Chiropractic and a Masters degree in Human Science.

Anita was treated by her Mother, a chiropractor, after a trampoline accident which led her to follow in her footsteps.

Anita has published a Paper in The Clinical Chiropractic Journal and has treated thousands of patients from babies to the AFC Bournemouth team as well as completing a Life Coaching degree which has enabled her to help her patients emotionally as well as physically as she believes they are both linked to health and well-being.

Kayleigh Otty

KO Counselling - Counsellor

Kayleigh has 8 years’ experience in counselling working with children and adults facing life’s struggles such as: depression, anxiety, low self-esteem, emotional and physical pain caused by traumatic events, bereavement and the stresses of day to day life. Registered with the BACP, Kayleigh’s role is to be alongside you, listening, understanding and encouraging you in an environment which you feel safe and respected.

Chloe Desouche

Parisian Beauty – Lash Artist and Beauty Therapist

Chloe graduated in 2011 from one of the top beauty schools in Paris. After being taught by well-known therapists and working with Miss France, Cartier, Make Up Forever she decided to bring the Parisian style to Bournemouth. Her passion is helping enable women to achieve their full beauty potential by simply enhancing their natural beauty!

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Dr Clair Burley

Clinical Psychologist

Dr Clair Burley is a registered Clinical Psychologist, specialising in relationships. She’s passionate about helping people transform their relationships through evidence-based therapy, for lasting change. After a successful 13 years in the NHS, Dr Clair helps individuals, couples and parents/families with their relationship challenges and needs. This includes the relationship we have with ourselves as well as with significant others such as a romantic partner, a child, or other family members such as siblings or parents.

Dr Clair is trained in multiple, effective and evidence-based models, which are attachment-based, emotionally-focused, and trauma-informed. She will listen to your specific needs and what you would like to explore and gain from therapy in order to collaboratively tailor a therapy approach that meets your specific needs and desires, with lasting effect.

Dr Clair is trained to doctoral level and is registered with the HCPC (Health and Care Professions Council) and a Chartered member of the BPS (British Psychological Society).

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Katie Lloyd

NLP Practitioner and Life Coach

Katie is a coach on the sunny South Coast of Poole, also known as The Sandbanks Life Coach. Katie is a NLP Practitioner and enjoys helping her clients smash down the walls of any limiting beliefs, shedding things that no longer serve them to live a life that feels good!

She believes “Balance is important for us all. We sometimes get out of sync, life changes, adulting has to happen and evolving in ourselves can bring challenges that through coaching together we can ease so life gets back into harmony”

In a past life Katie trained as a dancer in London where she qualified as a teacher with the Imperial Society of Teachers of Dance. Being in love with dance her whole life, Katie followed her passion for passing for teaching and is co-owner of Shine Studios and runs dance business consultancy. Perhaps her most important role is that of Mummy to little Walter!

Karen Thomas

Havening Practitioner, Clinical Psychotherapist and Hypnotherapist

Karen is a Certified Havening Practitioner and Clinical Psychotherapist and Hypnotherapist DHP, HPD, MNCH. She studied hypnotherapy at the Clifton College and then began a degree in psychology, graduating with a BSc Hons. Karen is also an NLP Master practitioner learning from the master himself Dr Richard Bandler who developed NLP along with his partner John Grinder to explore linguistic patterns and behaviour.

Karen specialises in helping people overcome their trauma, anger, drug addictions, anxiety, depression, phobic responses, smoking or their need to eat to excess. She is passionate about helping people get their lives back on track to experience more joy in their lives and prides herself on the ability to work with people from all walks of life from professional athletes and musicians to doctors, teachers and tradesmen.

Karen is currently embarking on a PhD programme to understand trauma and addiction and how it can be overcome without taking prescriptive medicine.

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45 Commercial Road, Poole, Dorset. BH14 0HU

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