We have a specialist team of in-house Practitioners, Therapists, Facilitators & Volunteers who work regularly from the Centre this results in our practice clientele having immediate access to the correct intervention service tailored to the individual need of clientele.

Kathryn Thompson, Centre Founder, Clinical Director & Qualified Counsellor

Kathryn founded the Well-Being Centre bck in 2007, is our Clinical Director and an experienced qualified Counsellor, having worked in the field of substance misuse for nearly two decades, before establishing the Saltburn Well-Being Centre. Aside from providing counselling to practices' private clients, she is responsible for all clinical matters, is our Designated Safeguarding Lead, oversees our Well-Being College Programmes & Recovery Groups and runs our Employability & Employee Assistance Programmes. Kathryn is accredited by the British Association of Counselling & Psychotherapy and has been a registered BUPA provider for over 10 years. Kathryn uses a hollistically integrative approach that incorporates different theoretical solutions, best suited and tailored to the needs of individual clients.

Kathryn is also qualified in Counselling supervision and provides Clinical supervision for counsellors and for students. 

Annette Straight, Angelic Reiki Master Teacher, Accredited Spiritual Healer, Trance Medium, Channel & Card Reader

Annette is an Angelic Reiki Master Teacher, professionally accredited Spiritual Healer, Trance Medium and Spiritual Channel, who has worked closely with the energy of Ascended Master Kwan Yin for many years.  Annette offers Angelic Reiki, Spiritual Healing, Kwan Yin Healing (including channelled guidance), Chakra Balancing/Aura Cleansing, Thai Hand & Foot massage, Spiritual Mentoring & Card Readings. She also facilitates various workshops, classes, channelling events and runs Angelic Reiki workshop attunements. Annette is a qualified Special Needs teacher and specialises in sensitive healing sessions for those with learning difficulties and specific needs.

Linda Innes - Life Coach and NLP Trainer


Linda is an enthusiastic, bright and engaging trainer, coach, facilitator and practitioner and took a temporary leave of absence just prior to the Covid Pandemic outbreak. Despite taking a step back from clinical practice, she is still involved with some aspects of the Centres governance, particualrly in relation to our financial sustainability model, research and bid funding initiatives. Linda still serves on our steering committee and was a founding board member.  


When in practice Linda facilitates regular self development and confidence building courses, one-to-one life coaching, mentoring and solution-focused therapy sessions from The Well-Being Centre and is a qualified Angelic Reiki Master teacher, Reiki Practitioner, and Spiritual Channel..


With a B.A. Hons, PGCE (Distinction), NLP Trainer & Master Practitioner (INLPTA), CIM, Life Coach (AUNLP), Linda has over 15 years' experience in NLP, education, attitudinal change, emotional intelligence, mental health and well-being and is also a professional writer, runs creative writing workshops and also provides ghostwriting services for other people's books, scripts and ideas.

Sharon Horner, Beautician, Therapist, Master Reiki Practitioner & Spiritual Medium


Sharon is a professional beauty and holistic therapist with signifcant experience. She is very passionate about her profession and enjoys all aspects of the industry.


Sharon is very focused upon the quality of the treatments and ultimately customer care. She prides herself in providing a warm friendly atmosphere to enable clients to relax and unwind whilst delivering a professional service. 

Julie Spitler, Clinical Hypnotherapist and Brain Working Recursive Therapy



Julie is an experienced Hypnotherapist registered with the Complementary and Natural Health Care Council which is supported by the Department of Health. She specialises in Hypno-Band Virtual Gastric Bands as well has helpig clients with a huge range of conditions including smoking, anxiety, stress, phobias,panic attacks and exam nerves. (See Hypnotherapy page for further information).

Debbie Ann Swales, Accredited Spiritual Healer, Clairvoyant Medium & Tarot Reader



Debbie Ann is an accredited Spiritual Healer, gifted Clairvoyant Medium and Tarot Reader. Debbie originally from London, moved to the North East five years ago and has made it her home. Debbie Ann recently featured in Chat it's Fate magazine. For an appointment with Debbie just contact The Centre.

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