The Castle Clinic

Natural Healing Centre

The Castle Clinic

Meet The Team

At The Castle Clinic we have a team of practitioners committed to providing natural therapies for your good health and well-being.

All practitioners are qualified in their chosen fields, registered with the appropriate professional bodies and fully insured.

Individual therapists can help you decide whether their treatment is appropriate and we at reception can guide you on this.

Michael Pook, Clinic Owner

Michael Pook
Homeopathy, Massage, Manipulative Therapy

As a graduate of The British Institute of Homeopathy, Michael was awarded a fellowship for his commitment to the healing art of Homeopathic medicine.

Michael has a thriving practice with patients travelling from around the globe.  He is keen to share his knowledge with his patients and also welcomes students to his clinic for experience and clinical supervision.

Michael also has a a Diploma in Osteopathy and is Principal of The Midlands School of Massage & Manipulative Therapy and is a member of The Royal Society of Medicine.

Reception:  Sian Arnsby


Sian undertook nurse training in Leeds & Nottingham followed by 20 years in paediatric nursing ultimately specialising in cleft lip and palate care.  After leaving nursing she gained a first class honours degree from Nottingham Trent university and started work with Michael.  Her knowledge and background together with Remedial Massage Training at The Midlands School of Massage based here at The Castle Clinic gives her an excellent insight into pathology, musculo-skeletal problems and treatment options.

Reception:  Lucy Miller

Lucy Miller

Lucy joined the team part time in 2016, working in reception and helping with admin and accounts.  Prior to this she spent 7 years working with dairy cows, where she witnessed the power of homeopathy.  Several short courses in homeopathy for animals followed to increase her knowledge and understanding of this vast subject.  At home she has a collection of beef cattle and poultry who often end up in mischief.  Lucy is an accomplished musician holding the LTCL performance diploma for saxophone.

Paul Chamberlain


Counselling & Psychotherapy

Paul offers a quiet, private & confidential setting in which to explore any concerns you may have.


Geraldine Chesta


  Aromatherapy, Hopi Ear Candles, Massage, Reiki

Geraldine was born in France and takes all opportunities to visit her home country.  Through her own experience with chronic illness (MS), she is keen to promote the many benefits alternative therapies can give & Geraldine offers therapies which aim to relax the body and mind.  The importance of having some personal time to relax is key to giving the body chance to heal.
From early 2017 Geraldine will also be offering Reflexology treatments.   As a promotional offer, a Reflexology treatment is available with Geraldine for £20 (saving £10) until 30 June 2017.

Arianne Clarke


Bionic Photon Therapy, Crystal Therapy, Massage, Reflexology

Arianne was born in El Salvador and is fluent in Spanish.  With a degree in Microbiology & a background as a knitwear designer for an International company, Arianne brings knowledge & flair to The Castle Clinic.   Her passion for her therapies is clear to all who see her.

John Goman


McTimoney Chiropractor

John holds clinics in Derby, close to where he lives & also in Sherwood & Ruddington.  He is happy to see patients of all ages & offers a free Spinal check for new patients.  You may also see John cycling around the local countryside or watching motorsports in the UK or Europe.

Fiona Lee


Acupuncture, Bach Flower Remedies

Fiona hold clinics in Ruddington each Tuesday but has her own clinic in Keyworth too.  Fiona loves to travel & talks fondly of Scandinavia & Scotland.

Louisa Lera


Homeopathy, Kinesiology, Hypnotherapy, Neuro-Linguistic Programming, Thought Pattern Management

Louisa trained originally as a homeopath in the 1980s having encountered it when working for Weleda as a chemist.  She has since trained in a number of other therapies giving her the opportunity to offer a truly holistic approach.


Boryana Stoykova-Dimova


Boryana trained at The Midlands School of Massage with Michael Pook and is joining the team at The Castle Clinic on Tuesdays & Fridays from 4th July 2017