In 2005 Joelle began working in the Cosmetic Laser Industry in Guelph. Since that time, she has managed a series of clinics, working both in Toronto and New York City. With 14 years of experience she has returned to Guelph, having acquired a wealth of knowledge. Her consultations are comprehensive and allow for her clients to receive results driven treatments in a relaxing and professional environment. Her motivation to open AFYA Skin and Body Clinic was to provide a clinic with the best technology at the best prices with the most knowledgeable staff. She strives to meet this mission daily and will stop at nothing to ensure the happiness of her clients. Joelle’s background includes training in Medical Aesthetics, a Bachelor in Commerce and certification to perform more than 26 cosmetic laser treatments. Her broad knowledge of the various treatments available in the industry allows her to advise clients on treatment plans that are specific and goal oriented. Her friendly disposition allows clients to feel at ease during their visit, while her professional approach during treatments instills the utmost confidence in the services provided. She loves helping her clients look and feel their best!
Dr. Borden joined AFYA Skin and Body Clinic as Medical Director and Physician Injector in 2018. A graduate of McMaster University, Dr. Borden practices comprehensive Family Medicine in Burlington. She developed a passion for skincare and medical aesthetics through her medical education; and had the great privilege of working with many of the regions most renowned dermatologists. Dr. Borden believes in providing a modern aesthetic, giving clients a refreshed and rejuvenated appearance. By combining neuromodulators and dermal fillers with advanced dermatological procedures and pharmaceutical grade skincare products, the team of skin experts at AFYA can help clients put their best face forward. Dr. Borden regularly enhances and updates her own skills through physician-driven and industry-sponsored events, striving to bring the most up-to-date techniques to her clients. She looks forward to working with clients to help them achieve their skin and body goals.
Monica joined AFYA Skin and Body Clinic in 2016. Her passion for skin and body treatments is evident in her high level of client care, professionalism and meticulous attention to detail. Monica continually adds to her skill set and knowledge through continuing education courses and staying up to date on the various changes happening in the cosmetic industry. Working at AFYA Skin and Body Clinic, Monica is excited for the opportunity to continue to pursue this fulfilling career and learn the foundations of what makes AFYA such a desirable, relaxing and enjoyable environment. Monica’s strong belief is that with the passion and knowledge that she brings to this field will undoubtedly provide you with excellent and gratifying service to achieve all of your skin and body needs.
Antonia obtained her medical aesthetics diploma in 2009 while simultaneously completing an internship for a well known physician in a medical spa. She graduated with honors and began full time employment within the clinic performing all the laser treatments. Over the past 10 years Antonia has done national and international travel learning from top dermatologists on how to properly assess the skin and recommend treatments to successfully reach clients goals. Through this knowledge she has become proficient at customizing product and treatment packages for clients so that they achieve the best results possible. Antonia has been a personal trainer and nutritionist for 20 years and loves to combine this knowledge with body contouring services at the clinic. She is regarded as an expert in this area and has been invited to lecture on how to get clients the best results possible. Antonia has progressed through her career and in a few short months she will be a licenced Registered Practical Nurse. She has been assisting doctors develop injectable treatment plans for the last 10 years and is very excited that she can now take a client through their full journey. Antonia has added several additional certificates to her portfolio including, IV therapy and phlebotomy.
Brittany joined AFYA Skin and Body clinic in 2018 as a Registered Nurse. For the last five years her focus has always been to help the most vulnerable and sick patients in the Intensive Care Unit. She recently has found a new passion in helping women and men feel their best self through the latest techniques in Medical Aesthetics. Her passion evolved over the last few years by gaining knowledge on the latest trends that are helping people feel beautiful in their own skin. She is certified in Botox and Dermal fillers, Sclerotherapy, Votiva Vaginal Wellness treatments, PRP Platelet Rich Plasma and the full range of cosmetic laser and RF services offered at AFYA Skin and Body Clinic. She is thankful nursing plays such an integral role in this ever growing cosmetic laser industry. She looks forward to helping her clients’ look and feel their best!
Over the course of the last 9 years, Rachel has focused her nursing career on helping the critically ill population in the Intensive Care Unit. She has developed a passion for medical aesthetics, and is thrilled that nursing plays such an important role in the ever-growing world of the cosmetic industry. She is passionate about helping her clients achieve their desired look, all while making them feel beautiful and refreshed. Her goal is to establish lasting relationships with her clients, providing them with quality, safe and satisfying care. She is certified in Botox and Dermal Fillers injections, Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) treatments and Votiva Vaginal Wellness treatments.
Michelle began her career in Pharmacy at Fanshawe College, compounding skin care products where her passion for the industry was first ignited. She went on to pursue a diploma in Medical Aesthetics, graduating in 2012, and then dove heart first into her career. Over the past 7 years Michelle has devoted herself to becoming skilled and knowledgeable at a wide array of cosmetic treatments and products. Her talents and authentic desire to have every client look as great on the outside as they feel on the inside transcends through her meticulous work. She was excited to join the AFYA team in early 2019 and is happy to be offering such a wide variety of state-of-the-art treatments to her clients.
Geraldine has advanced understanding of skin anatomy and performing safe and effective medical cosmetic treatments. With more than 25 years of experience in anti-aging and remediation skin treatments, she is certainly a specialist in her field. She has worked in medical aesthetics clinics, medi-spas, lumps and bumps clinics and plastic surgery practices, helping clients achieve spectacular results through effective treatment plans. She is a certified laser technician with extensive experience and training in a wide range of skin and body treatments. She is also a Reiki Master, Aromatherapist and Reflexologist. Geraldine is passionate about providing results-driven treatments based on a deep understanding of her clients needs. She takes pride in building long-standing relationships with her clients. Geraldine is very excited to have joined the AFYA team as a Medical Aesthetician in 2019 and looks forward to helping you along your healthy skin and body journey.
Carla joined AFYA Skin and Body Clinic in Waterloo in 2019. Her broad knowledge and training on a variety of lasers, injections and skin care makes us proud to call her our Manager and Skin Journey Advisor. She entered nursing in 2014 with the clear goal to work as a nurse injector. Her artistic nature and eye for perfection allows her to skillfully achieve her clients’ goals. She loves to make her clients feel welcome in the Clinic and will stop at nothing to make sure she performs the most effective and safe treatments in the industry. Speaking both English and Spanish, she ensures that her clients receive comprehensive consultations in all of the service offerings at AFYA Skin and Body Clinic.