Alex Howard Group

Our Team

Denise Stillie

Dip Integrated Energy Techniques, TRE provider, NLP, Eriksonian Hypnosis, EFT Advanced Practitioner, Accredited Certified EFT Trainer NQT

Originally from Scotland, Denise worked as a music journalist before becoming a web developer for The Guardian newspaper. Denise developed ME/CFS as a teenager and explored many treatments that only marginally helped her. Ultimately she discovered Integrated Energy Techniques (IET), a blend of EFT, NLP and Eriksonian Hypnotic Language patterns. It was the combination of these techniques that enabled her to make a full recovery.

She went on to train in IET and works with clients issue including trauma, abuse, depression, anxiety, mental health issue, fertility and co-ran an EFT cancer group at West Middlesex Hospital. Denise is sensitive and sympathetic, and offers a realistic approach to what can be a difficult & complex condition. She is a Trauma Release Exercises Provider after finding it an invaluable addition to her healing tool kit.

Our Team

 Jess Thompson
Clinical Director

Jess completed a psychology degree in 1995 followed by a PGCE in primary education and, after a 10 year career in teaching...

Alex Howard
Founder and Chairman

Alex Howard is Founder & Chairman of The Optimum Health Clinic, which he set up after his own 7 year struggle with ME...

Ana Bárbara Pereira

Ana Bárbara’s interest in integrative health and psychology began while dealing with her own chronic illness...

Bebe Kohlap
Practice Manager

Bebe entered into nutrition quite unexpectedly when she went to an open day at the Institute for Optimum Nutrition, just to...

Charlotte Thomson

Charlotte initially trained as a musician and worked as a performer and teacher for several years before embarking on...

Claire Sehinson
Head of Research and Protocol Development

Claire is an educator, researcher and functional medicine trained nutritional therapist. Claire has over a decade of...

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