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Aesthetic Therapists

At Woodford Medical we have a team of highly skilled therapists, all with their own specialisms and areas of expertise. Carla, Debbie, Kerys, Lucy and Catherine are fully qualified from recognised Beauty Training Colleges and are all members of the BABTAC association (The British Association of Beauty Therapy & Cosmetology).

"I was quite nervous about the procedure but I was encouraged by friendly staff and I have been really happy with the results. I have had advice about skincare and beauty products best suited for my skin and it has really made a difference. I am much happier and confident as a result of the treatment I have had and continue to do so. The staff are excellent and treat you very individually."*

*Testimonial collected from our Patient Satisfaction Survey


Carla Pooran

Senior Aesthetic Therapist

Carla forms part of a team of highly skilled aesthetic therapists at Woodford Medical. She qualified in Beauty Therapy at Colchester Institute in 1997, and went on to gain experience across the beauty industry in leading clinics and salons in the South East before managing a busy salon in Frinton-on Sea.

Since joining Woodford Medical in 2004, under the guidance of Dr Hilary Allan and Dr Mervyn Patterson, Carla has gone on to develop her training and extend her qualifications in advanced techniques used within the medical aesthetics environment at the clinic.

Extensively trained in both Epionce and Agera skin peels, Medical Microdermabrasion, Collagen P.I.N, Radiofrequency Skin Tightening Lift-Shape, Microneedling and DermaFrac, Carla has moved effortlessly into the world of medical aesthetics delighting her clients. She has qualified in Palomar StarLux laser and light technology for treatments such as IPL and Laser hair removal and IPL Photorejuvenation.

Her specialism is the Palomar 1540 and Infra-Red Skin Tightening techniques which provide sophisticated and superior results for ageing and damaged skin.

Carla Pooran

Debbie Lingard

Senior Aesthetic Therapist

Debbie forms part of a team of highly skilled aesthetic therapists, Debbie joined Woodford Medical in 2002, after qualifying from Colchester Institute in Beauty Therapy and has excelled in the medical aesthetic training offered by Dr Hilary Allan and Dr Mervyn Patterson.

Debbie has further extended her skills in advanced skin rejuvenation treatments such as DermaFrac,  Medical Microdermabrasion, Microneedling, Collagen P.I.N and Radiofrequency Skin Tightening Lift-Shape. She also specialises in the Palomar 1540 and Infra-Red Skin Tightening. Like her colleagues, Debbie is highly proficient in Epionce and Agera treatments and skincare.

She has qualified in using Palomar StarLux laser and light technology for popular treatments such as IPL and Laser hair removal and IPL Photorejuvenation.

Debbie Lingard

Kerys Pyne

Kerys qualified in Beauty Therapy at Colchester Institute in 2011. Kerys furthered her education at Newcastle University in 2013 studying Spa Management to degree level and completed a 14,000 word dissertation on the effects of UV light on the skin.  Whilst at Newcastle University she had in depth training on Agera peels, Medical Microdermabrasion, IPL and Laser hair removal, Collagen P.I.N and Microneedling. She also graduated in 2014 with a further degree in Business Management.

Since joining the team at Woodford Medical Kerys has trained further in Fractional 1540 treatmentsIR Skin TighteningIPL Photorejuvenation, Dermafrac treatments and Epionce peels & products.

Kerys is the first of our therapists alongside Lucy to train in our Radiofrequency Skin Tightening Lift-Shape treatment.

Kerys Pyne

Lucy Hull

Lucy qualified in Beauty Therapy at South Essex College in 2006. Lucy joined us from another aesthetic clinic in Essex where she had gained considerable experience in advanced treatments. Previous to this she had four years experience working in Beauty Spas performing a variety of treatments from Microneedling and Microdermabrasion to Skin Peels and Laser Hair Removal.

Since joining the team at Woodford Medical, under the guidance of Dr Hilary Allan and Dr Mervyn Patterson, Lucy has extended her skills in Fractional 1540 treatmentsIR Skin Tightening, IPL Photorejuvenation, Microneedling, Collagen P.I.N, DermaFrac and Epionce and Agera peels and products.

Lucy is the first of our therapists alongside Kerys to train in our Radiofrequency Skin Tightening Lift-Shape treatment.

Lucy Hull

Catherine Carr

Catherine joined Woodford Medical in 2013 and is a highly skilled NVQ3 Aesthetic Therapist working for the Leamington Spa Team. She came to us from a multi-national skin clinic where she led a team of Aesthetic Therapists.

Catherine brings with her vast experience in Laser Technology and has been extensively trained by Dr Allan and Dr Patterson in advanced aesthetic techniques. She performs all IPL treatments including IPL Hair RemovalInfraRed Skin Tightening and IPL Photorejuvenation as well as DermaFrac and Microneedling. Catherine is fully trained in Epionce peels and skincare, Colorescience mineral make-up and provides full consultations on the best products for your skin.

Catherine Carr