Francesca Perino: Clinic Founder + Specialist Acupuncturist
Francesca Perino is the Clinic's Founder and Acupuncture Specialist.
Having gained a Bachelor of Science in Acupuncture at the College of Integrated Chinese Medicine (UK) in 2006, Francesca chose to specialize in Dermatology and Anti-aging Acupuncture and has done extensive post-graduate training in facial rejuvenation techniques in both in the UK and Australia.
With over 13 years experience in her field, Francesca has a wide knowledge of dermatology, skin disease and cosmetic medicine and takes a hands-on approach to clinic management. She consults with all first-time clients to identify their needs and devise a personalised treatment protocol.
Francesca has contributed to articles in Wellbeing Magazine, Nature and Health Magazine, The West Australians, FHM and Vogue Australia.
Francesca is a member of the Australian Traditional Medicine Society and APRHA.
Emily Bathgate: Specialist Naturopath
Emily graduated with a Bachelor of Health Science from Paramount College in Perth and has been mentored by several senior naturopaths over the years.
Aside from her degree in Naturopathy, Emily has completed additional postgraduate studies and research in dermatology, female hormones + gut health. She continues her professional education by attending seminars on the topics of skin, hormone, immune and mental health.
Emily’s special interest is in the holistic treatment of acne and its impact on both body + mind.
Emily is an accredited member of the Australian Natural Therapists Association (ANTA).
Sarah Kontor: Senior Dermal Therapist
Sarah Kontor has worked in the beauty industry for 15 years, she graduated from Central TAFE with a Diploma of Beauty Therapy in 2003. After gaining hands on experience in the beauty industry, Sarah received extensive on-the-job training has worked as Dermal Therapist since 2010.
Sarah has completed professional training in Clinical Skin Needling, IPL and cosmeceutical skincare prescription.
As our Senior Dermal Therapist Sarah works closely with the team to devise new treatments and dermal therapy protocols. Sarah is our Clinic's skincare expert.
Emily Desira: Dermal Therapist
Graduating from North Metropolitan TAFE in 2015 with a Diploma in Beauty Therapy, Emily continued her studies and specialization at AACDS where she successfully completed a Graduate Diploma in Dermal Therapies and a Graduate Certificate in IPL and Laser Hair Reduction.
Emily joined our team in April 2018 to grow our dermal therapy department. She has been in charge of devising a range of new Medi Facials and has become our IPL Specialist.
Emily holds a Laser Safety Officer Certificate.