Therapists

Sarah Dodenhoff BSc(Hons)Ost. Dip.Paed.Ost

After graduating from the British School of Osteopathy in 2000, Sarah travelled out to the Indian Himalayas with a group of Osteopaths to set up temporary osteopathic clinics treating the locals.  It was during this trip that she became interested in cranial osteopathy and after returning undertook postgraduate training in cranial osteopathy.  Sarah then became interested in working with children and babies, and in 2005 completed a postgraduate diploma in paediatric osteopathy whilst working at the Osteopathic Centre for Children, a charity that treats children from newborns to teenagers for a wide variety of conditions.  Sarah continues to attend Postgraduate Cranial Osteopathy courses yearly and has completed all 7 phases of the Biodynamic Approach to Osteopathy.

Sarah has experience of working in a Children’s ward, and with premature babies in the neonatal intensive care unit and SCBU at Barnet Hospital, London, as part of the ‘flying osteopaths’ team, and has also written an article for The Autism File, entitled Paediatric Osteopathy.

Sarah is also an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC), registered under her married name Sarah Endersby.

Sarah is registered with the General Osteopathic Council (GOsC), is on The Sutherland Society Register for cranial osteopaths. She is also a member of Lactation Consultants of Great Britain and the International Lactation Consultants Association.


Atsuko Miyashita BSc(Hons) Ost

Originally from Japan, Atsuko graduated from the European School of Osteopathy (ESO) in Kent.  She joined the team in 2010 when she relocated to the North West.

Her undergraduate training included Cranial, Visceral, Classical and Paediatric Osteopathy.  It was during this time that she developed a special interest in treating babies and pregnant women, and since joining the clinic she has enjoyed further developing her skills working alongside Sarah (who is also a Certified Lactation Consultant).  Atsuko also trained as a Doula at Paramana Doula, founded by French Obstetrician Michel Odent and Liliana Lammers.

Atsuko was one of a few who attended the first UK training course of Craniosacral Fascial Therapy (CFT, Gilespy Approach), completing both courses for treating Adults (2015) and Babies / Toddlers (2016). She has completed the first two phases of Biodynamic approach of Cranial Osteopathy, and has been updating her skills and knowledge by attending the annual Biobasic course

Prior to training as an Osteopath, Atsuko gained a diploma in Holistic Massage, Sports Therapy and Indian Head Massage from ITEC, and has worked with a wide range of patients from musicians to marathon runners. She has also completed courses in Craniosacral Therapy at the Upledger Institute Ireland. 

Atsuko is registered with the General Osteopathic Council (GOsC), and is a member of the Institute of Osteopathy.


Janette Conn NAMMT(RM)

Janette gained her diploma in Remedial Massage Therapy (ITEC level 4) at the Northern Institute of Massage in Bury in 2015 and is a member of the National Association of Massage and Manipulative Therapists. Janette is a compassionate and reliable therapist who works with you and your body to create a bespoke treatment. Janette can adopt a variety of techniques and pressure to tailor a sports, deep tissue, remedial or relaxation massage to suit you and your needs.