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Meet our team of experts.

Anil Bajpai - Homeopathy

Anil was born into a homoeopathic family and learnt the fundamental principles for the practice of HOMOEOPATHY from his father at a very early age. He completed a four-year professional training course at the College of Practical Homoeopathy, London where he was trained by some of Britain’s leading homoeopaths of today. Anil is fully registered member of Homoeopathic Medical Association and has been practising homoeopathy for a number of years. He also holds a B.Sc. in Human Sciences, a Masters degree in English Literature and post graduate teaching certificate from London University.

Noreen Ayyaz trained at the British College of Osteopathic Medicine where she obtained a Masters in Osteopathy. She has a keen interest in Cranial Osteopathy and has completed courses validated by Sutherland Cranial College. Noreen treats babies, children, adults and pregnant women. She believes in incorporating hands on osteopathic treatment with nutrition and exercise advice to allow patients to continue their healing process at home.

For your appointment with any of our expert team call 020 8478 0443 or email

Noreen Ayyaz - Osteopath and Cranial Osteopath

Ghila Banin – Acupuncturist - M.B.Ac.C

Ghila is one of the two acupuncturists in the clinic and brings with her more than twenty years of experience as a practitioner. Ghila began her career as a Clinical Dietician in 1990. She has always been interested in health and wellbeing at a personal level and brings her knowledge to bear when treating her patients.


Ghila has been a successful practitioner of Acupuncture since 1991 and has helped hundreds of people with many different needs - from depression and anxiety to headache and back pain.


Ghila is particularly interested in women’s health and treats menstrual disorders, menopausal symptoms; helping women throughout pregnancy and childbirth with acupuncture; pain relief in childbirth and natural induction. Ghila is a specialist in treatment of infertility with acupuncture– both for women and men.

Barbara Kandora - Massage Therapist

Barbara Kandora holds ITEC (International Therapy Examination Council) recognised qualifications in various massage therapies. She was trained in Swedish massage at Body Basics School of Body Therapy in London in 2006. She gained further qualifications in Sports Massage and Sports Injuries a year later. She is now a fully qualified massage therapist specialising in sports massage. Barbara is a member of APNT (Association of Physical and Natural Therapists) and BCMA (British Complementary Medicine Association).

Gurmit Dhillon - B.Sc. (Hons.), DIPHE, M.Sc. in CBT

Gurmit is a Specialist Psychotherapist with over 10 years' experience in a range of practice settings including the NHS and Private Practice. His NHS experience has included work across secondary care with adult clients presenting with moderate to severe and complex difficulties.


Gurmit has a Bachelor`s degree in Sport Psychology, a Masters degree in Cognitive Behaviour Therapy and currently pursuing a PhD in CBT for Psychosis at the University of Southampton. He is an accredited member of the British Association of Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapists (BABCP), the lead organisation for CBT in the UK.  

Our practitioners at The Geoffrey Lloyd Foulkes Clinic

Melissa Barratt - Osteopath

Melissa qualified from the British School of Osteopathy in 2007 where she gained a Bachelor of Osteopathy degree. Melissa had always aspired to be an Osteopath since the age of 15 when she was on work experience at the British School of Osteopathy. She always wanted to work in an environment where she could work directly with people to encourage wellbeing and enhance natural health. On graduating, Melissa worked in a number of practices over the country including the accredited Northern School of Contemporary Dance in West Yorkshire.


Registered Insurance provider


Melissa is registered with the healthcare insurers Bupa, Aviva and The General Osteopathic Council, which requires an advanced CRB check.  She is also a member of and insured with The British Osteopathic Association.


Areas of expertise & experience


Melissa’s treatments are structurally based and she treats common conditions such as neck and shoulder pain, low back pain, sport injury care and rehabilitation and nerve related injuries.


As well as treatment, recommendations of simple exercise routines to prevent repetition of many injuries and Kinesio taping can be given.

Dimple Bhuva - M.Ost

Dimple graduated from the British School of Osteopathy where she achieved her Master of Osteopathy degree. BSO is the leading institution in Britain for training osteopaths of the highest quality. Dimple has had experience of treating patients from all walks of life, including HIV/AIDS patients, expectant mothers, those with sports injuries and the elderly. She primarily focuses on structural treatments and uses manual techniques to influence tissue health and encourage the patient's optimum wellbeing. Dimple's approach is holistic which includes advice on self help exercise regime and life style changes and postural adjustment.


Dimple's mild mannered approach makes it easy for the patients to build a rapport with her which is a crucial factor in recovery.


Dimple's interests consist of keyboard skills (including Harmonium), Indian drums (Tabla and Dhol) and Indian classical singing. She enjoys participating in charitable events, and have raised money for Marie Curie Cancer Care, completed a 5k run for Great Ormond Street hospital, and a 9 mile midnight walk in aid of St Luke’s Hospice, and have entered the ballot for the London Marathon 2017 on behalf of Bliss. Dimple keeps very active, through sports and exercise. She is keen on travel, crime/thriller novels and movies.


Dimple is registered with the General Osteopathic Council and is also a member of the Institute of Osteopathy.

Melissa Barratt Dimple  Bhuva Noreen Ayyaz Ben Calvert-Painter

Ben Calvert-Painter

Ben Calvert-Painter is a registered osteopath, medical acupuncturist, international author, lecturer and examiner. Ben has been a qualified osteopath since 1998, during this time he has worked at several osteopathic clinics across Essex and London. Since 2003 he has taught at several osteopathic institutions both national and internationally, including the Institute of Osteopathy in Milan. Ben also teaches post graduate courses to osteopaths, chiropractors and physiotherapists nationally and internationally.


Some of Ben's experience comes from is past sporting experiences which has included triathlons, playing rugby, cricket and playing and captaining England's American Football team. His in-depth experience also includes treating a variety of athletes from different sporting backgrounds and levels, from amateur to professional sports persons. This has included the design of rehabilitation, strength training and endurance programs. He is also highly experienced in treating babies, children and expectant mothers.


Ben is registered with both the General Osteopathic Council and the Institute of Osteopathy.


Ben is registered with both the General Osteopathic Council and the

Institute of Osteopathy.