Mr Mary Bridger
Job Title: Practice Therapist
D.O. PGCertHE . She graduated in 1983 from the British School of Osteopathy with a Diploma in Osteopathy. Mary worked in the south for one year after graduating before setting up the practice in Wetherby in 1984. Mary enjoys equine activities including one day eventing and cross country as well as art, antiques and outdoor activities. She initially studied physiotherapy, but wanted to be more proactively involved in the treatment of the cause of problems, rather than just the symptoms. She first came across osteopathy through a friend who asked her if she would like to see her being treated for a bad back. It was at this point, Mary knew exactly what she wanted to do. She has undertaken further academic study and has a teaching qualification, PGCertHE and is a Senior Lecturer in Osteopathy on the Masters of Osteopathy course at Leeds Metropolitan University. She has been involved in the development nof the Masters course and it’s delivery since 2007. In 2012 she was appointed as an assessor on behalf of the GOSC, assessing and providing feedback on registered osteopath’s portfolios as part of a national pilot scheme for professional revalidation. She is also a member and contributor to NCOR – National Council for Osteopathic Research.