Meet the team
Dr Jemima Grant MBBS (Hons), BSc(Med), BA, FRACGP is the medical director of Thrive Skin Clinic. She is an experienced General Practitioner with over 16 years experience in medicine. Her special interest in dermatology, women’s health and holistic medicine led her to open Thrive in 2017.
Dr Grant has a keen interest in managing adult acne, rosacea and hyperpigmentation with prescribed home care, medications and laser treatments. Having suffered acne and rosacea herself, Jemima understands the negative impact skin conditions can have on self esteem and the confusion people face with so many treatments on offer.
Jemima received the national medal for her fellowship exam in 2011 and never stops learning! She is a Fellow of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners, teaches doctors in training and is a member of the Australasian College of Aesthetic Medicine.
Jemima is in the clinic by appointment only.
Amanda Whitty has been a registered nurse for over 5 years and has completed training with Allergan and Galderma. She is a talented injector and has uses her artistic eye to assess the total face and plan her clinical treatments.
Her passion lies in helping people look their best, to look natural and feel confident. She offers exceptional customer service to each of her clients.
Amanda prides herself on giving each patient individualised treatment plans to suit all ages, budgets and goals.
Amanda keeps up to date with the latest techniques and regularly continuing education, most recently completing her Advanced Laser and IPL certificate.
Amanda is in the clinic on Monday and Thursday afternoons.
Anna Dawson brings with her a wealth of experience, training and knowledge. She has been a Registered Nurse for over 15 years and specialises in field of dermatology and non - surgical cosmetic treatments.
Anna has a friendly and thorough approach and will take the time to listen to what you want, understand your needs and provide advice to achieve natural results through injectables, laser, cosmeceuticals or a combination approach. Of special interest to Anna is managing the mature face and using multiple modalities to get a natural and refreshed outcome.
Anna is our most experienced dermal filler practitioner and has a knack for sculpting cheekbones and naturally luscious lips with minimal discomfort due to her use of advanced filler techniques.
Anna has completed Dermal Science courses through the Australian Academy of Cosmetic Dermal Science (AACDS) as well as her certificate in IPL/Laser Safety.
Anna is in clinic on Tuesdays and some Mondays and Wednesdays.
Jude Atkinson has worked as a registered nurse for over 25 years and over this time has specialised in emergency medicine, critical care, IV infusion medicine, aesthetic injectables and dermal therapies. She has been a cosmetic injector for the past 4 years and has had attended advanced injectable training with Allergan and Galderma.
Jude has a holistic approach to facial assessment, aligning facial anatomy and treating the total face over time to restore and maintain a natural look. She makes an effort during consultations to understand your concerns and prioritise a clear treatment plan and outline client expectations. Her favourite treatments include tear trough rejuvenation, glamourising cheeks, and lower face treatments such as jawline, lip and chin rejuvenation. Whatever your age, Jude will have you looking your best, with a subtle and natural outcome.
Her passion for holistic nutrition and fitness adds a new dimension to Thrive and she is always keen to advise our clients on wellness, weight loss and exercise goals.
Jude is in the clinic Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays.
Jaclyn Stead is a mum to 3 and a passionate Beauty Therapist. Working in the beauty industry for over 10 years, she has gained experience in many areas of beauty and dermal and therapy.
She loves making women feel great about themselves and achieving the best outcomes. She has a gentle, nurturing nature and is our favourite clinician for clients looking for a pampering experience.
Jaclyn provides a broad range of advanced skin treatments including medifacials, microneedling, medical peels, IPL and laser treatments. Her favourite treatment is the Hydrafacial and she gives an amazing facial massage.
Jaclyn has a dedication to natural therapies and loves the Synergie Skin products which combine the best naturally derived ingredients with the latest technologies resulting in outstanding clinical results.
Jaclyn is in the clinic on Thursdays, Friday mornings, and some Saturdays.
Danielle Lye is our newest team member and our new clinic manager. Dani comes to us with a background in management and beauty therapy, with over 11 years experience in the beauty industry.
She is trained in all aspects of advanced skin treatments including the Hydrafacial, peels, Laser and Dermapen. She also happens to be a brow goddess (watch this space). She holds a certificate in laser safety and is a wonderful addition to our team.
Dani’s signature treatment is combination of Hydrafacial and Dermapen treatments., which she has preferred over the last few years to suit all skin types. These 2 modalities work in perfect combination - the Hyrdafacial targeting exfoliation and cleansing, while the Dermapen induces collagen and brighten skin.
Dani specialises in eyebrows so will be bringing her expertise to our Thrive guests as a new in clinic waxer with semi permanent eyebrow blading to come!
Dani is currently available for all waxing and lash lifting by appointment only - Call the clinic to book in today!