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About

At Divine MediSpa, our state-of-the-art equipment offers Anti Aging solutions at affordable rates. The goal of our expert staff is to offer you the highest level of care, while you enjoy your treatment and relax in our quiet Spa atmosphere .

Contact us today or book your free consultation.

Staff

Meet our amazing, passionate team.

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Angela Thomas, Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT), Certified Respiratory Educator (CRE), Buteyko Educator (BE)

After graduating in Calgary as a Registered Respiratory Therapist, over 30 years ago, Angela began working in the healthcare field, where she continues to do so today. Her career started at the Toronto General Hospital where she stayed for 10 years as staff and supervisor until her longing to be in Miramichi could not be ignored. She moved back home and was employed at the Miramichi Hospital for a total of 22 years: she worked as a Certified Respiratory Educator in the Asthma/COPD clinic for 18 years. During that time she began and operated her own business, Breatheasy Services Ltd.

Being an entrepreneur at heart, she wanted a change. Over the years, (perhaps as she saw her own self aging) she became increasingly drawn to the anti-aging industry. Not getting any younger, she decided that now is the time! She is excited to announce that finally, we will not have to travel out of town to achieve our anti-aging goals and desires. The equipment we are offering in the new Divine MediSpa, uses state of the art techniques with anti-aging protocols and skin care products.

We are the third clinic in all of Canada to own the Divine Pro machine, which offers non-surgical facial contouring by volumizing, lifting and resurfacing the skin. The OxyGeneo - is a 3 in one facial (exfoliates, infuses and oxygenates), the same treatment Kim Kardashian, the bachelor show and other celebrities use. The eDermaStamp – has medical grade cone shaped needles (the gold standard of micro-needling and collagen induction therapy), Maximus - is used for non-invasive fat removal and skin tightening and Freezpen – is the worlds best non-invasive treatment for removing benign skin lesions. We all want to take care of our skin and age gracefully why not come by our Spa and find out how we can help you look and feel “THE VERY BEST”

Our professional staff include Physician, RN’s, Esthethicians, and Angela, who is a Registered Respiratory Therapist, will also be doing Asthma/COPD and Buteyko Education. At present, Angela is the only qualified person in the Maritimes with certification to teach Buteyko Breathing Techniques.

We hope to see you soon for a consultation to help you achieve your goals and objectives for your health and beauty.

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Melissa Reid, Aesthetician

Melissa Reid is from Riverview NB, she graduated from Medes College of Aesthetics in 2004 and began her career in Calgary Alberta in Aesthetics and cosmetics. She has a certified master pedicure and C. pod certification (certified podologist) with the North American school of Podology in 2011. She has been working as a certified eyelash technician since 2006. Melissa has extensive experience in Brazilian waxing techniques and training with many different skincare and product lines over the years. She is certified with all of Divine MediSpa's anti-aging equipment and is passionate about skincare and all things in the health and beauty industry.

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Emma Septon, Medical Aesthetician

Emma Septon is born and raised from Miramichi, NB and has recently graduated from Majestany Institute. She is excited to be apart of the team at Divine MediSpa where she will be focusing on Aesthetic and Medical Aesthetic services for her clients. She is passionate about health and wellbeing and is looking forward to do what she loves for you! Emma is excited to bring aesthetic services to the spa, including Nails Enhancements, Pedicures, Waxing, Relaxation Massages, Eyebrow & Lash Tinting, and will soon be certified in lash lifts and brow laminations.

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Abby Bath, BSc

Abby Bath has recently graduated from Memorial University with a Bachelors Degree in Nutrition. She is excited to be a part of the Divine MediSpa team where she will be performing treatments with the Maximus machine, as well as Nutrition Counselling for those receiving the Maximus treatment. She will also provide other medical aesthetic treatments for clients, as well as makeup tutorials and applications. She has been in the Beauty industry for over three years and is passionate about makeup, skincare, health and wellness.

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Dr Shantel Bekker, DOCTOR OF MEDICINE (MBCHB - Pretoria South Africa), Diploma in Aesthetic Medicine (American Academy of Aesthetic medicine), Diploma in Obstetrics (College of Medicine South Africa)

Shantel Bekker obtained her Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery in 2007 from the University of Pretoria in South Africa.

Following this she worked in a general hospital for 3 years doing her internship and community service.  This was followed by one year in a family practice, after this she returned to a training hospital to complete a post graduate diploma in obstetrics.

While working in her female centered practice, she developed an interest in the field of Aesthetic Medicine, she attended multiple courses and training, focusing on the different aspects of anti-ageing medicine. This was followed by a post graduate diploma in Aesthetic Medicine (2017) from the American Academy of Aesthetic Medicine.  Shantel has continuously stayed abreast of the latest developments in the field by attending various training programs and congresses.

Shantel moved to Miramichi with her family in September 2019 as a family practitioner and decided to continue in the field of Aesthetic Medicine as it is a field for which she has a lot of passion for.

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Kelly Whelan, BN, RN, Injector

Kelly is a Registered Nurse with more than 30 years experience in Emergency and Correctional Nursing and is a certified Nurse Injector. She appreciates the clinical relevance of neuromodulators such as Botox as well as esthetic benefits that Botox and dermal fillers offer. Her mission in her practice is to be a positive force in the lives of her clients, treat them with genuine kindness and respect, and help them achieve their aesthetic goals through safe and effective treatments.” When a person decides to become a nurse, they make the most important decision of their lives. They choose to dedicate themselves to the care of others”.

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Dr. Nina Zigante, Doctor of Medicine (MD), College of Family Physicians of Canada (CCFP), Fellowship in the College of Family Physicians of Canada (FCFP)

Nina Zigante is very excited to be part of the Divine Medical Spa Team. She brings to the Team an interest and knowledge in Dermatology, Preventative Medicine and minor surgical procedures.

She is a Maritimer, born and raised in Saint John, New Brunswick and left Saint John after high school to attend university in Nova Scotia (undergraduate degree, Dalhousie University) and then Newfoundland (Postgraduate degree, Memorial University of Newfoundland) to pursue her dream of becoming a family physician. 

After graduation from her residency program in Family Medicine in 1990, she had the opportunity to visit the Miramichi to see if it would be her new home and the best place to start her medical practice. Once she toured the Miramichi area and saw the hospital, the beautiful river, and met some wonderful people, she decided to make Miramichi her home. That was 30 years ago.

She looks forward to serving you.

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Kimberley Shaddick, Book Keeper

Kimberley was born in the beautiful Miramichi and has made it her life-long home. After raising her three sons and working as a Caregiver, Kimberley decided to go back to school in 2010, obtaining her 2-year diploma in Business Administration. She joined the Divine MediSpa team in January of 2020 and loves working in this beauty and wellness industry. Getting to dabble in the day-to-day office duties as well as performing book-keeping responsibilities is the best of both worlds for Kimberley.

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Ruth Johnson, Aesthetician, Educator

Ruth has over 20 years experience since graduating from Gina’s School of Aesthetics in Ontario. She has worked and managed Spa’s and worked along side one of the top plastic surgeons in Toronto. She was providing contract medical work for Clinics and Spa’s across the Greater Toronto Area. She realized very early in her career that she was fascinated by the science behind anti-aging protocols. Her passion to achieve the most dramatic results, ensued her to start her own business.  Due to her knowledge base and excellent practical skills, she was approached by a manufacturer to be their national educator while living in Ontario.

Ruth again inspired by DermaSpark’s state of the art technologies made the decision to represent them in the Maritime provinces and is presently living just outside of Halifax.  She has provided education, support and has certified our staff at Divine MediSpa to use the DermaSpark’s amazing anti-aging equipment and protocols.

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