Meet The Team At H.T.C 

Tom Austen

    BSc. Podiatry     MSc Pod-Surg.

Registered Podiatrist

Tom graduated with a bachelors degree in Podiatry from the University of Brighton in 2001.


He has also recently completed a Master of Science in the Principles of Podiatric Surgery.

During his career he gained a number of years experience within the National Health Service assessing & treating high risk patients as well as people with musculo-skeletal injuries.


Now practising as an independent Podiatrist Tom also

acts as a Clinical Educator for The University of Brighton teaching on the Undergraduate Podiatry programme.

Tom works with members of the general public as well as Elite & Professional Sports people to help them be more comfortable, to reduce pain and to improve performance in their chosen activities. 


He also currently acts as the Kent County Cricket Team podiatrist.

Cary Morin


Registered Physiotherapist

Cary graduated with a Doctorate in Physiotherapy from the University of North Carolina, USA in 2017.

Cary hails from New England, USA where he has trained and

worked within acute care, Outpatient MSK plus Orthopaedics

within both hospital and private clinic environments.


In addition Cary accrued  experience working within The Walter Reed National Military Medical Centre in Bethesda, Maryland, USA.

This centre is the largest and most renowned military medical centre within the USA.

Time spent here afforded Cary exposure in treating military personnel and their families for a wide range of conditions. 

Carys clinical concentration is in Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy (MSK), including dry needling techniques & Extra-corporeal Shockwave Therapy (ESWT).


He also has a defined clinical interest in improving mobility in those with Neurological degenerative conditions such as  Parkinson’s disease.

Stephanie Unthank

Level 4 Dipl. IMBDP  MBSR

Registered Mindfulness &

 Well-being Consultant

Stephanie received all of her training with Mindfulness U.K.

She is recognised and registered with The Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation (OFQUAL) - .GOV as also The Counselling and Psychotherapy Central Awarding Body (CPAB).


Stephanie offers teaching and support for all types of individual clients presenting therapy requirements including, stress management, anxiety, depression & self-esteem issues.


However, Stephanie's service is just as well suited to clients without direct therapeutic needs including self-awareness teaching, objective support such as weight loss or sporting target achievement as also wellness guidance.

As well as private individual clients Stephanie also regularly provides Well-being training for large corporations & concerns within London & the South East.

Stephanie has also been a qualified fitness instructor & personal trainer for over 5 years. 


Megan Hutchison

MSc Osteopathy

Registered Osteopath

Megan graduated

with an MSc. from the European School of Osteopathy after 4 years of training on the Integrated Masters program.


She has since been active within  private practice

in a number of multidisciplinary clinics

in Kent & Surrey.


Megan treats a wide range

of patients from babies through to patients with general musculo-skeletal conditions.


She uses a range of Osteopathic techniques including structural, functional & cranial techniques allowing her to form an appropriate & effective treatment plan for each patient.


Megans clinical speciality interests includes babies, pregnant & postpartum women as well as sports injuries.


In her spare time Megan enjoys long muddy walks with her dogs, is a keen gym attendee, jogging, and swimming.

Julie Morley


Business Development


Julie has over 12 years experience within the business & financial market.

During her varied career her roles have included financial viability analysis, consumer engagement, process refinement & business initiative promotion.

Julie's directive with HTC is to promote service spectrum development, client engagement, key stakeholder relationships & also service satisfaction.

Julie is happy to discuss all enquiries relating to HTC’s existing services, enhancement potential & development opportunities.

Contact her for recommendations & business opportunities:

Stuart Unthank


Consultant Physiotherapist

Registered Physiotherapist

Director HTC Ltd

Stuart has been a Physiotherapist since 1996.

He has practised within the U.K & abroad within both state-funded (e.g. NHS), private healthcare & within

professional sporting environments.

His range of clinical experience includes:

MSK Paediatrics (children)

Orthopaedic rehabilitation


(MSK) Physiotherapy

Professional sports physiotherapy

Specialising in Manual

therapy techniques & sports therapy Stuart has attained post-graduate qualifications in Sports Science & Neuro-Musculo-Skeletal (N-MSK) Physiotherapy as also being certified in alternative techniques such as Extra-Corporeal Shockwave Therapy (ESWT).


Stuart is a registered

member of the Manipulative Association of Chartered Physiotherapists (MACP).

Over the past 15 years, he 

has led Physiotherapy,  Pharmaceutical, Health Screening and Diagnostic Imaging teams

(MRI / CT / Ultra-sound / X-Ray).

Stuart has been a fitness instructor for over 30 years & previously served with H.M.F.

Clarissa McManus

MSc Osteopathy     BSc BioSc.

Registered Osteopath

Clarissa graduated with a Master of Science degree in Osteopathy in 2007.

Prior to completion of her degree in Osteopathy Clarissa had already completed a Bachelor of science degree in Biological Science at Kings University College, London. 

During her career, Clarissa

has worked within varied multi-disciplinary practices and has also worked as a Lecturer Assistant and examiner with Osteopathy students.

Clarissa employs a wide variety of osteopathic techniques including structural, functional and cranial techniques, which, 

are tailored to the individual patient and their symptoms.

Clarissa treats most

musculo-skeletal conditions also associated systemic & visceral dysfunctions.

However, in particular she 

has a passion & specialises within Women's Health & Paediatrics (children) care, including the treatment of women during pregnancy

and infants presenting

various conditions as well as treating patients with migraines and visceral complaints.

Marcella Thorp

Dipl. Lv3 CS 

Assistant Manager

Marcella has over 30 years business experience ranging from the insurance industry to private healthcare.

During this time she attained Diploma level qualifications in Management, Customer Service, Business Administration, & Team Leading.

Over the past 10 years Marcella acted as part of the leadership team responsible for the organisation, legislative compliance & customer service standards involved with managing Physiotherapy, Diagnostic Imaging, Pharmaceutical & Health Screening teams within a private hospital setting. 

Please feel free to speak to Marcella if you have any queries regarding the logistics & provision of our services.

Karen Mansell

BSc Podiatry  

Registered Podiatrist

Karen graduated from the University of Brighton in 2003

completing a Bachelor of Science degree in Podiatry.

She has until 2019 practiced extensively within the National Health Service accruing

a number of years

gaining experience within 

mutli-disciplinary teams treating a wide

spectrum of conditions including high risk patients.


Karen has also been actively practising

within the private sector.


During her professional timeline Karen has orientated towards specialising in wound care and nail surgery in particular.

Karen would be your first port of call for all Chiropody type conditions

Meghan Blaikie

BSc Sports Therapy

Registered Sports Therapist

Meghan graduated with a first honours degree in Sports Therapy from the  Brunel University.


She has practised within a variety of areas including the NHS facilitating orthopaedic &

MSK exercise rehabilitation classes & within the private sector assessing & treating a wide range of clients presenting various sport specific as also every day injuries / conditions.

As a Sports Therapist

Meghan displays a keen interest in all types of activities but in particular maintains some good football background ranging from professional to amateur levels.

In addition, Meghan is a sensible, knowledgeable option for constructing, reviewing & maintaining any type of Fitness / Training Plan, which, are part of HTC's services spectrum.

Rob McDonald

Dipl. Lv3 SP & Massage   


Dipl. Lv3 Sports Massage Therapy

Sports Massage & Rehab Therapist

Rob is Diploma Level 3 qualified in Sports Massage therapy and taping techniques.


He has been a massage  & physical rehabilitation  therapist for 10 years& has

worked with a varied spectrum of clients ranging from chronic medical conditions to sports injuries.


Rob states that he has a passion for using sports  & massage to aid and assist clients from all walks of life back to full function.

Taking great pride and job satisfaction from working closely with clients and fellow therapists here at H.T.C to achieve a quality service that provides positive results.

As with all complimentary therapists at HTC Rob interacts closely with the centre's clinical practitioners on inter-referral & clinical therapy guidance.

Amy Thackeray


Massage Therapist

Amy has a VTCT Level 4 Sports Massage Therapy (QCF) Qualification.


She has been employed as a sports, deep tissue and classic masseur for almost three years & is also trained in kinetic taping.


Amy states that massage is an excellent way of taking care of your physical well-being. It provides great relief by working out the aches of tired muscles, reduces stress, relieves anxiety and improves sleep. 


Amy tailors each massage technique to the individuals needs and interacts closely with the centre's clinicians on inter-referral.

Sarah Kaufman



Sarah worked within the finance industry for over 20 years with a career focus on customer service & client relationships.

In addition to this her experience with service delivery, process driven service organisation as also refinement is expansive.

Julie Hollis



Julie retains extensive senior  experience within the finance

sector stretching over the past

30 years.

Her focus / expertise

Her expertise lies within process

driven environments & in ensuring excellent customer service.

Marion Kenny



Marion has worked within the healthcare service industry for over 15 years.


Her experience over the years has included employment as a pharmaceutical assistant (clinical support), as a business administrator and within customer service support teams.

Ella-Mai Unthank



Ella-Mai is the junior member of our team.

She is currently completing her International Baccalaureate  at school & is working together with the HTC Team to gain invaluable work experience.

Ella is familiar with the bookings and charging systems here at HTC and is happy to help with all enquiries.

Carol Letchford



Carol's experience within customer service stretches over the past 35 years. 


Her experience has varied across all different aspects of customer service including lead posts within the record industry, catering companies, patent archiving, and county council positions. 

Nikita Lamont



Nikita has worked as an administrator for 17 years with in various industries, including tax accountancy.


She retains extensive experience relating to the importance of customer service in which she feels kindness and courtesy are essential aspects.











Hempstead Therapy Centre Ltd

Unit 26

Hempstead Valley Shopping Centre






01634 393113


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