Our Team

Meet the team

Over three decades of experience

Emanual Sammut - British School of Osteopathy, Hypnotherapist

Emanuel a sammut

Emanuel focuses on driving the team forward by enthusiasm and leads by example. He trained in the old school approach and is exclusively hands on in his clinical practice.

He taught at the British School of Osteopathy from 1987-2007, and went on as a visiting lecturer in Italy, France, Belgium, Spain and Poland. He co-wrote the seminal text book, Osteopathic Diagnosis which was published in 1998, has been translated into German, and is still in use. He continues to invite young people to work-experience at the practice.

He has appeared on the BBC’s One Show, among others, as well as interviews on BBC Radio 4, and LBC radio

Looking to further expand his complimentary health care portfolio Emanuel marked completing his third decade in physical therapy by exploring a mind based therapy. In 2015 he started attending post graduate courses in Clinical Hypnotherapy.

Emanuel views healthcare holistically, and complements his practice by offering hypnotherapy consultations, obtaining the Medical Diploma in Clinical Hypnotherapy (MDCH).

British School Of Osteopathy
DO ( Hons ) 1985

London College of Medical Hypnotherapy
MDCH 2018

Member of the General Osteopathic Council

Nicola Sammut - Osteopathy for Children. Cranial Osteopathy

Nicola J Sammut

(nee Burgess)

Nicola graduated from The British School of Osteopathy in 1984. She was a clinical tutor soon after graduating as well as accumulating vast clinical experience  in private practice.

An experienced mother of three children, she understands the needs and demands of infants, which respond well to the technique of cranial osteopathy.

Over the course of her career, she has seen many children who are now adults and bring their own children in for treatment. She has even looked after four consecutive generations of the same family. 

British School Of Osteopathy
DO 1984

Member of the General Osteopathic Council 

Olivia Sammut - Physiotherapist, East Molesey, Surrey

Olivia R sammut

The latest generation of Sammuts, Olivia is a Chartered Physiotherapist. She has experience in musculoskeletal problems, womens’ health, and elderly care.

Olivia understands the setbacks of physical injury in one’s sporting career. She served as Chairman and Women’s Captain for Teesside University Rowing club. Wanting to apply her professional skills to sports, Olivia has achieved an additional Diploma in Sports Massage Therapy.

While she works for the NHS at the Royal Surrey Trust, she also offers a bespoke assessment, massage, and ‘rehab’ service tailored to the individual.

Teesside University

BSc Physiotherapy 2018

Member of the Health Care Professional Council (HCPC)

Chartered Society of Physiotherapy (CSP)


Lucy Anderson, Osteopathy, Pilates & Exercise Specialist

Lucy Anderson

Lucy trained for a Masters in Osteopathy at the British School of Osteopathy and qualified with a Distinction. Her background is as a professional dancer (trained at the Rambert School of Ballet and Contemporary Dance) and has over 10 years working as a Pilates Instructor (qualified with Body Control in 2008).

This extensive professional experience together with her clinical osteopathic background makes her our in-house expert in Pilates and exercise instructor as well as being an excellent practitioner in osteopathy.

Jonny Spadaccini, holistic osteopath. Acupuncture and craniosacral therapist.

Jonny Spadaccini

Jonny trained for a Masters in Osteopathy at the British School of Osteopathy and qualified with a Distinction following extensive NHS experience as an occupational therapist working in plastics and reconstructive surgery as a hand therapist.

In addition he is qualified in medical acupuncture and craniosacral therapy. He combines all his skills to offer a classical and truly holistic patient-centred approach. Along side clinical practice Jonny is a clinical educator at the University College of Osteopathy in London.

Lauren Payen - Osteopath Esher, Molesey, Walton

Lauren Payen

Lauren trained for a Masters in Osteopathy at the British School of Osteopathy and qualified with a Distinction. She has a background working with horses and is also an animal osteopath.

She is a qualified sports massage therapist and has a special interest in applying her skills to provide a stress management approach to her patients. Lauren works in close association with Emanuel and between them they aim to provide a seamless continuity of care during exceptionally busy clinic times.


The Support Team

Your first contact will be with one of our reception staff who will try to answer your queries or refer them on to the appropriate practitioner. As well as Antonia Sammut, Carol Henderson and Sue Grasby will be ready to greet you. The overall running of the practice is managed by Patricia Sammut.

Sammut and Sammut Osteopathy
Osteopathy Clinic

"Coming together is a beginning. Keeping together is progress. Working together is success" Henry Ford