Francesca Perino: 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 10 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 has contributed to articles in Wellbeing Magazine, Nature and Health Magazine, FHM and Vogue Australia.
Francesca is a member of the Australian Traditional Medicine Society and APRHA.
Brooke Venables: Specialist Naturopath
Graduating as a Naturopath from AIHM in 2005, Brooke worked in integrated clinics with doctors and provided technical support to fellow practitioners before undertaking further study and research to specialize in skin and dermatology.
Brooke is a founding member of our team and has helped to devise our Acne Protocols, she has worked as a specialist in this field for the past 8 years. Having completed post graduate training in salivary hormone testing and pathology analysis she takes a comprehensive approach to understand the underlying causes of her clients skin conditions. Brooke works closely with our Dermal Therapists to provide a comprehensive approach to acne.
Brooke is a member of the Australian Natural Therapies Association (A.N.T.A).
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 a personalized skin protocols that meet each client's needs. Sarah is our Clinic's skincare and dermal therapy 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. Se 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.