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Therapy 4 Healing was born in 2009 from a passion to 'service the community'. Many of the committee members, facilitators and therapists have been given many years in free service in places such as schools; prisons; Princes Trust; Locus mental health; male parent groups and young people's groups. See some of the partners we work with here.


"Enormously beneficial for this residential community" - Carer

We wanted to continue to get care where care was needed through funding, sponsorships and collaborating with many charities, CIC's & partner organisations, so we formed this social enterprise. With this aim we started to get services to those in need, whether they could afford the whole service or a subsidised service, to continue the work we had begun.


''Thank you for teaching my children how to stay calm and take a breath. Looking forward to using at home'' - Parent

The team now consists of a group of like minded people who all work or have worked in various sectors such as HR Compliance; Accountancy; Business Owners; Complementary Therapy; Group Facilitation; Care Working and Project Leading. 

Who we are

Meet The Team

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Karen Burke

Finance + Operations /


Karen White ACMA, MAAT, DipPPC is a Chartered Management Accountant, a Certified Personal Performance Life Coach, Stress Management Consultant, Business Owner, Mentor and Study Coach. She has worked with a variety of people through 1-2-1's and group workshops; Young Carers; school mums; corporate women on their career ladder; young teens, their families and corporate clients.

"I've always liked to challenge people. To encourage them to push themselves forward and move beyond any obstacles in their life so they can lead vibrant lives that have a great impact on the communities around them."

Find out more about Karen

Patricia Foster McKinley 
Project Manager

Passionate about working with young people, also improving the lives and wellbeing of others through writing, creativity, education, coaching, consultancy and holistic health & nutrition advice. Patricia’s dynamic, empathic and supportive approach to educating and improving lives, has empowered learners of all ages and seekers of an enhanced way of living life.


Maureen Frost


Maureen has always been willing to help out throughout all the years we've known her, she's a gem. We first came to know her through Carers Lewisham over seven years ago, who she had joined while caring for her husband. Since his passing, she stayed in touch and we asked her to help us out in various ways including events. She is always willing to lend a hand and has been a valuable asset ever since.


Devon Burke


Devon is a qualified Advanced Massage Therapist and Reiki Master and has trained in many other therapies such as Crystal Healing, NET, Aromatherapy, Indian Head Massage and Guided Imagery and Visualisation. He is an ITEC professional having qualified in Anatomy, Physiology & Body Massage and is a member of Embody, CThA and CNHC. He works with clients who usually need relief from pain, sports injuries or just relaxation and pampering.  He also volunteers at One Housing and with VSL.

"I love to see people pushing forwards and community is at the heart of everything I do. I recognise the need and importance of people supporting each other and coming together for the mental health and wellbeing of individuals in society."


Naomi Louise

CEO + Chair

Naomi Louise has been the Chair of Therapy 4 Healing since 2012. Her background includes numerous charity works; she has taught English to Refugees and the homeless as well as taking aid to refugee camps and working in disaster zones after earthquakes. and has volunteered in India for a medical charity.  She is the Trustee of East London Connect which supports young people from deprived backgrounds into University. She also volunteers teaching refugees and asylum seekers as an ESOL teacher.

"I’m passionate about offering and facilitating opportunities and support for those who have less access and combating the social inequalities of London in the 21st Century, and that’s what's at the heart of T4H."

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Maurice Kennedy



A natural and gifted communicator, Maurice has been working in the care and education sector for over 30 years. He is founder and lead consultant of MK Consultancy, which designs and delivers bespoke courses and programs. He believes that excellence in social care and education is best achieved through training and programs focused on unlocking individual potential. He also volunteers in his pastoral care capacity.

"My passion is centred in the belief that human resource is the most valuable resource within any organisation. Reflective and resourceful, I aim for improvement of services." 

Director + Education Consultant



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