The Team


Collectively we have over 25 years experience between us. We see each person as a human being first, rather than a list of symptoms and pathologies. Our approach is both deeply relational and embodied.

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Laira Gold: Coach, Psychotherapist - PGDip, NLP MP, Monty Roberts Certified Instructor

Leadership development
Relationships & Life transitions
Core purpose

Leadership and Organisational Coach and UKCP Registered Psychotherapist. I have over 12 years experience in Personal Development. I have worked in private practice, organisational settings, schools and GP surgeries.

In addition to my coaching and psychotherapy practice, I co-run professional development trainings for women (www.equilibrium-partners), and offer personal development sessions for horse owners (

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Jake Gold: Acupuncturist, Body Worker - BACP, BSc (Hons)

Anxiety & Depression
Musculoskeletal dysfunction
Women’s Health

A registered member of the British Acupuncture Council and the NHS Trust Association, Jake uses a dynamic mixture of Biomechanic assessment, Acupuncture, Moxabustion therapy, Cupping, Massage, Myofacial release and Taping.

Jake has been in private practice for over 15 years, firstly qualifying as a massage therapist and later gaining a degree in Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture from the University of Westminster. 

Jake spent 10 years practicing within a large cancer care charity in London, where he provided pain relief to thousands of clients, while developing the deep skill of holding clients and family members and in their grief.

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The Herd

Meet Goldie and Fudge, the resident herd at Steane Grounds, partaking in the Equine Guided Learning sessions here.

We take pride in having happy relaxed horses that can fully express themselves in an authentic way. Natural teachers on leadership, they are constantly asking ‘who is leading now?’, with an innate ability to offer the right balance of support and challenge to each client they meet.