Meet the therapists at Soul to Sole:
Soraya Carroll - CFHP, MPSPract is a member of the College of Foot Health Care Practitioners and a member of the Private Sector practitioners
Soraya Carroll qualified with a level 3 Diploma in Reflexology, Aromatherapy massage and Indian head massage in 1998 and completed further advanced Reflexology courses. She is also qualified in hot stone massage , hopi ear candling and offers Aqua Detox treatments.
She has been practising full time since 2000 and has a vast wealth of experience and knowledge in her field having treated many clients.
Soraya works with local organisations and businesses and currently works with Age Concern, Phoenix Futures (working with drug and alcohol addiction) and West Bromwich Building Society. She has worked at local health clubs , with Base k/s , West Midlands Police, Lakeside Childrens Centre, Enta, Birmingham City Council and Birmingham City University.
She endeavours to promote awareness of the treatments offered and their benefits to the local community by holding OPEN DAYS at the centre.
Norma Maynard is a fully qualified Reflexologist and Aromatherapist and has been practising since 2000. She is also trained in Indian Head Massage, Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT), Cupping Therapy with a Certificate in Counselling Skills. Norma facilitates Relaxation and Positive Thinking Workshops and is currently completing her second year for a Diploma in Counselling and Psychotherapy.
Aarun Taylor is a qualified and trained professional therapist specialising in, Counselling & Psychotherapy, Massage Therapy, Hypnotherapy and Reiki.
He is a member of the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy, Federation of Holistic Therapists, Counselling Society, Hypnotherapy Society, the Complimentary and Natural Healthcare Council and the NHS Directory of Complementary and alternative Practitioners.
Aarun has worked as a health professional in the NHS, health & fitness industry and voluntary sector for over 20 years, has managed in public health in the NHS working in hospital and Primary Care Trust settings in and around London. He has a vast experience of working with young people and adults particularly in the voluntary sector, especially in the areas of mental health, Drug and alcohol addiction, health promotion and social care. He also has over five years experience as a massage therapist, counsellor and psychotherapist, hypnotherapist and reiki practitioner.
Gemma Phipps - Chiropractor
Govind Managoli - Physiotherapy
Paula Hillier - Therapeutic Counselling/Life Coaching
Paula Hillier qualified and gained a Level 4 Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling in 2006. Initially Paula worked in Bereavement before moving into the area of Addictions. This began an interesting Journey for Paula, working with clients on many issues some of which include Stress, anxiety, depression and relationship issues to name but a few. This experience helped Paula to begin to really appreciate the importance of a healthy relationship with yourself and Paula completed a Level 5 Anger Management Professional Coaching and Consultancy Diploma in 2011.
Paula knows the importance of the therapeutic relationship and believes that she has learnt most from her experience with Clients.
Paula is also a Reiki Practitioner and Emotional Freedom Technique Master Practitioner, this energy work began with Paula in 2010 when Paula completed her level 1 in Reiki, Paula then completed her level 2 in 2012. Paula qualified as an EFT Practitioner in 2010 and then as an EFT Master Practitioner in 2012 and completely believes in the holistic approach of mind body and spirit.
Paula is also a Life Coach and has worked with many individuals to achieve their goals, this work not only accomplishes what the client has come for but gives clients the tools to help them in their futures to live a much more fulfilling life.
Karolina Starosta -
Is an experienced Massage Therapist with a Physiotherapy background, which she attained in 2007. Following her interest in interconnection between body and mind she completed the Neuro Linguistic Programming (NLP) Diploma and a Certificate in Lesserian Curative Hypnotherapy (LCH), which enables her to address and treat an array of conditions.
As part of her Continuous Professional Development, she's currently undertaking a Diploma course in Pathology and in LCH.