The Haven Team
My name is Debra Bell and I would like to welcome you to The Haven, a small piece of heaven on the tranquil shores of Scotland's beautiful Loch Lomond. My dream for The Haven began many years ago while living and working in the Far East. My time spent in Hong Kong expanded my mind in so many different directions and gave me a greater understanding of simplicity and balance and how achieving this in our lives can enrich our everyday existence beyond belief. In Australia I learned to appreciate our natural bounty and began creating exotic lotions and potions made purely from Mother Natures treasure chest of herbs and plant life.
In Thailand I discovered Reiki and learned the importance of finding beauty within. Our body is so powerful there is nothing we cannot achieve - sometimes we just need a helping hand. And finally in Bali I found bliss. Here I was introduced to the wonder of the Natural Spa. In this tropical Paradise I found sanctuaries full of wonderful aromas, sounds, sights and sensations- retreats where you would go to be pampered and pummeled, spaces where your senses are overwhelmed by the elements, where you would switch off and simply be. With these thoughts, feelings and memories in mind I created The Haven.
Whether you are in need of a pampering body treatment, a luxurious beauty boost or simply wish to switch off and forget the stresses of everyday life, you'll find exactly what you are looking for here at The Haven. I wish you all you wish for yourself - relax and enjoy.
I am joint owner of The Haven with my wife Debra. I came on-board full time in 2008 after spending many years in the Royal Navy and then the car and finance trades. I love being part of such a vibrant, energetic team (although being surrounded by women 24 hours a day is not always as exciting as it sounds!!!). (Only joking girls!).
I can often be found helping out at Reception on busy days, with a clipboard in hand organising stocktakes or up a ladder look after the on-going maintenance and upgrading of the premises.
My contributions to treatments is in offering Hot Towel Wet Shaves which if you haven't tried yet gents - you really should.
I joined The Haven in 2007 as a Complementary therapist specialising in Massage.
I became Salon Manager 5 years later and love being able to mix the administrative element of my work with the practical therapist side. Many of my clients have been coming to me since I joined and I love working with them on their long term health and beauty goals.
In 2016 I completed my postgraduate diploma in Oncology Massage allowing me to offer treatments to those going through or recovering from cancer. This is possibly the most challenging and rewarding element of my work but I love being able to help clients when they need it most.
I head an amazing team of highly skilled, professional therapists who are dedicated to providing the highest possible standards in all that they do. They are a pleasure to train, develop and work alongside.
I have been with The Haven for 5 years and during that time my role has developed and grown in so many different ways. I act in a support role to Debra, Eric and Ailie, helping with managerial tasks and developing new team members. My main focus though, continues to be looking after my regular and new clients and offering them the best possible service at all times.
In 2017 I trained with the internationally renowned Queen of Waxing, Kim Lawless, and am now our specialist for all Brazilian and Hollywood and Bikini waxing using the most advanced techniques and products available on the market today .
I also love working with our IIAA Environ Skin Care treatments and the Advanced Nutrition Programme products. It is such an exciting company to work along side and clients are loving the results they are seeing almost immediately. Please feel free to get in touch if you would like to know more.
I am currently in my 3rd and final year of my HND in Beauty Therapy and have been working part time at The Haven since early 2017. I love working with the La Sultane de Saba range of Rituals from around the world (my favourite is the Balinese Journey which leaves you smelling divine for hours afterwards).
Looking forward to seeing you on your next visit.
I joined the Haven in 2017 and have been made to feel so welcome in the team-its like I've been here for years.
Although I offer a full range of treatments I specialise in Gel Mani and Pedis and love working with the Jessica Geleration range. Hopefully I'll see you soon for some hand and feet pampering.