Meet The Team
Emmy Gilmour MA PgDip BA Hons – Clinical Director
Emmy has received extensive training on working with eating disorders, addictions and has a Masters in Psychotherapy. She is currently working towards her PhD in Psychodynamic Counselling.
Kate Sumner BSC Hons – Clinic Manager
Kate is the Clinic Manager at Recover. She is responsible for managing the day to day running of the clinic and ensuring a high quality of service for our clients in a calm, welcoming environment. She has over 10 years of experience in customer service and administration ensuring that the clinical team are well supported and our clients receive the very best care.
Kate is currently training in Nutritional Therapy at the Institute for Optimum Nutrition with a view to working with clients with Eating Disorders.
Justin Hammond MB ChB DRCOG DSM MRCGP – Clinic Doctor
His philosophy is to help to restore balance and a healthy outlook so that his patients can return to normal mental health and a full life. He tailors his treatment to his clients: supporting, counselling, working with colleagues and using medication where appropriate.
David Gilmour – Senior Therapist
Alongside his work at the clinic, David continues work closely with artists in the music industry and advises on inpatient treatment options and buddy sponsoring for artists on tour. David is currently completing an MA in Psychodynamic Psychotherapy at Roehampton University.
Kate Snowden MA DMP, ARAD Hons, CBTS – Dance and Movement Therapist
Following a ten year career as a professional ballet dancer, Kate worked with young women in prostitution/victims of human trafficking in Berlin, Germany. This work influenced her desire to use dance therapeutically and led to a masters degree in Dance Movement Psychotherapy from Goldsmiths University, London. Her experience includes facilitating both individual and group dance movement psychotherapy sessions for a range of client groups but she has a particular interest in working with young women.
Lyndsay Roberts MA (Oxon) MA (IATE) – Specialist Arts Therapist
As well as Arts Psychotherapy, Lyndsay has completed training in Cognitive Analytic Therapy and Equine Assisted Therapy and has a passionate belief in the healing power of creativity in all its forms.
Hastings Banks Baumker MPhil, EdM (Harvard), BA Hons
Hastings received her Master’s in Risk and Prevention: Developmental and Preventative Counselling from Harvard University and her MPhil in Psychology and Education from the University of Cambridge. She completed her undergraduate studies at the University of Pennsylvania (UPENN).
Hastings’ special interests include the treatment and prevention of eating disorders and working with clients towards positive body image, healthy self-esteem, and confident social skills. She has developed therapeutic prevention and intervention programmes for eating disorders, social life skills, media awareness, and anti-bullying, which she has run in multiple settings in the UK and US. Other areas of client-focused work have included bereavement, self-harm, crisis, anxiety, obsessive-compulsive disorders, intercultural communication and adjustment, and working with third-culture persons (children and adults whose developmental years are spent in multiple cultures).
Marissa Carrarini – Nutritional Therapist
Dee Harrington – Pilates Specialist
Since becoming a teacher Dee has learnt a great deal about the uniqueness of the human body and how to adopt the exercises to suit the individual client. Dee helps clients feel relaxed through the breath control and rhythmical movements as well as teaching the technique for lean strong muscles and a flat firm centre. Many people suffer physical and emotional pain through injuries and trauma, and through the stretching and Pilates Method, Dee has been able to free up tight and painful areas of their bodies.
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The Recover Clinic provides expert care and advice for those suffering with eating disorders.