Meet our team
The Key Team has a wide variety of skills and experience, including Medical Doctors, Neurodevelopmental and Auditory Specialists, Nutritionists, Dieticians, Occupational therapists, Psychotherapists, Performance Coaches and a Mindfulness Mentor. Our practitioners work collaboratively assessing and treating the root causes of difficulties from many different perspectives, with the client at the centre of care.
Sarah is the Founder of The Key Clinic, the first practice to bring together multiple cutting edge, drug-free treatments under one roof to help improve people’s lives.
“The existing model of mental and physical health care treatment is increasingly outdated, waiting until someone becomes sick and then medicating. Similarly in education, we prop children up with extra tuition instead of finding out why they are finding things difficult. By treating the root causes of difficulties, these exciting new approaches will allow us to redefine our own futures, academically, mentally and physically, without reliance on medications.”
Sarah has a BA and MA in Experimental Psychology from Oxford University. Following the birth of her four children, she was struck by the increase in childhood learning and behavioural difficulties and how little practical knowledge and help there was on offer to help overcome these problems. She went on to complete post graduate training as a Neurophysiological Psychologist at the Institute of Neurophysiological Psychology (INPP) in Chester and also qualified as an Auditory Integration Therapist, targeting the root causes of many learning and behavioural difficulties. Sarah is also a fully qualified Walsh Institute Practitioner, specialising in identifying and treating the biochemical imbalances which underpin emotional and behavioural problems, such as depression, anxiety and ADHD. She is also a qualified Bioflex LLLT practitioner, a technology which helps recover functioning by boosting cell repair and replication.
Having lived in the US, Japan, Singapore, the French Alps and the UK, she brings a breadth of experience regarding different evidence based approaches adopted in different countries. Sarah continues to research and train in the latest game-changing methods for helping unlock one’s full potential.
The Key Team
Dr. Miriam Mikicki
Functional and Integrative Medical Doctor
Miriam is a qualified Doctor of Medicine (MD), with further international clinical placements at renowned institutions in the US, Japan and China. She completed her GP training in Surrey at the Chertsey VTS scheme.
In 2015, Miriam became an IFMCP certified practitioner following her training at the Institute of Functional Medicine. Rather than compartmentalising health concerns, as the traditional medical model does, functional medicine aims to connect the dots.
Miriam has also trained at The Walsh Institute in the US, adding to our team of specialists at the clinic who treat the underlying chemical imbalances of Depression, Anxiety and ADHD, using supplements, not drugs.
Neurodevelopment and Auditory Supervisor
Anna Is a HCPC Registered Occupational Therapist with 30 years’ experience in a variety of clinical settings; including Neuro rehabilitation to injured service personnel and as a Case Manager for brain injured clients.
Anna's specialism is in Paediatrics and she is able to assesses/diagnoses children and adults for Dyspraxia via Dyspraxia UK. Anna is also a National Handwriting Association Tutor and trained in Auditory Therapy.
Dr. Leigh Anne Davies
PHD Psychology, MDIAC (Play Therapy) and BA (Psychology). Further training in Occupational Audiology. A postgraduate researcher with a background in child development, play therapy and neurodevelopmental delay and foetal Alcohol Syndrome. Within an academic capacity she has contributed to international peer-reviewed journals, and additionally is a registered and experienced user of the Griffiths Scales of Child Development.
BSc in Psychology and Sociology from the University of the West of England, Bristol. MA in Psychoanalytic Studies from Birkbeck, University of London. Certified Key Clinic Neuroplastician. Certified multi-style yoga instructor with Yoga Alliance. Certified Special Yoga instructor for individuals with special educational needs and Certified children’s yoga instructor. Qualified Bioflex LLLT practitioner and currently training in Blomberg Rhythmic Movement Therapy. Jessie has also completed further training in Occupational Audiology.
Flora is an experienced, qualified Walsh Institute Practitioner and also a registered Nutritional Therapist, trained at the Institute of Optimum Nutrition, London (DipION, mBANT, CNHC). She is also a qualified health-supportive chef, trained at the Natural Gourmet Center, NYC.
Cynthia De Maria
Cynthia is a fully trained Walsh Institute Biomedical Practitioner following their protocols and updated advances in brain science and nutrient imbalances. She is also a registered Nutritional Therapist (mBANT, CNHC), having studied Naturopathic Nutrition at the College of Naturopathic Medicine in London.
Clinic Coordinator &
Harriet is an experienced and qualified Coach (CPCC/ACC), certified with the ICF. She has been working predominantely with teenagers and young adults for the last 11 years; focussing on time management, building self-belief and resilience as well as finding strategies to cope with stress, anxiety and depression. Foundation Course in Psychotherapy (CCPE) and Diploma in Teaching Yoga to both adults and teenagers.
Catriona (Katy) Lonsdale
Katy is a Neuro-Linguistic Programming Master Practitioner and certified New Insights Life Coach. She is also a highly certified Yoga and Ayurvedic therapist. She has spent the last 11 years running her own Yoga, Life Coaching, Massage and Mindfulness Business, predominantly working on a one-to-one basis with people in order to help with anxiety, stress, depression, and physical issues for pain, and disabilities.
As a parent, and having volunteered in various child based centres, Katy has a wealth of experience working and adapting to children's needs on an individual basis, with experience in Auditory Therapy, Physiotherapy, and Occupational Therapy.
Emma has cared for and worked with children in Orphanages in South America and Eastern Europe. Diploma in Holistic Nutrition from the School of Natural Health Science and worked for many years as a nutritional assistant at Maggie's Cancer Centre, Charing Cross Hospital. Certified Key Clinic practitioner. Emma has also completed training in Occupational Audiology.
Moni completed her Steiner teacher training in both Lower School and Kindergarten and has worked for 10 years in the Steiner 'Early Years' setting. Neurodevelopmental Therapist and Auditory Therapy trained. Moni has also completed further training in Occupational Audiology.
Keeley has a BSc in Psychology from the Open University and is a Certified Scrum Product Owner (CSPO).
Keeley spent twenty years working in the media industry and more recently, education. She currently lives in Tenterden with her family and works with the Key Clinic’s digital team.
Jess has joined us with experience in appointment management and providing patients with the information and guidance they need.
With a love for the performing arts, Jess has a special interest in supporting children who need help accessing the confidence to work towards their true ambitions.
BA Hons in History of Art from Manchester Metropolitan University. Professional Designation in Marketing from University of California in Los Angeles (UCLA). Following a successful career in the Advertising industry, working for M&C Saatchi and Euro RSCG, Clare now lives in Berkshire, with her family and works with the Biomedical Team.
Following a city career in Marketing and Communications in London, Tracy decided to move to Oxfordshire with her family. Originally born and educated in Vancouver, Canada, Tracy moved to the UK in 1992. Tracy now works with the Biomedical Team.
Bachelor of Science in Paediatric Nursing from Kings College London. Certified Key Clinic Neuroplastician. Qualified Bioflex LLLT practitioner and has completed training in Occupational Audiology.
Dr. Gary Heron
B.Sc.(Hons) MBBS (UCL, 2009) MRCGP (2016) RCPathME. Walsh Institute trained Physician. Since qualifying as a GP, he has worked as a sessional GP in South West London. Working as a GP with a special interest in mental health, he is acutely aware of the limitations of pharmaceutical methods in treating mental health conditions.
Dr Anthony Warley
Dr Warley was educated at Westminster Medical School, London, and qualified in 1978. He went on to complete postgraduate training in Bristol, Oxford and Houston, USA. Consultant Physician (General Internal Medicine and Respiratory Medicine) at Salisbury District Hospital between1993-2016. Consultant Physician (part-time) at Lymington Hospital 2016-present.
MD thesis: Sleep apnoea and hypertension. Published various original articles on Respiratory Physiology. GMC 2421748
Professor at the Centre for Digital Music at Queen Mary University of London, and lead to the audio engineering research team. Professor Reiss has published over 150 papers, won 5 best paper awards, and co-authored Audio Effects: Concepts, Theory and Practice. He is a former governor of the Audio Engineering Society, a leading professional organisation with over 12,000 members.