Serenity Creek

Specialized Staff

Our experienced medical professionals, including board-certified physicians, and aesthetic specialists comprise the Serenity Creek staff. These professionals are trained to operate state-of-the-art equipment to produce beautiful results as well as educate and help patients with all that we do at Serenity Creek.

Alicia LongAlicia

Advanced Practice Aesthetic Injector

Alicia Long is Serenity Creek’s Lead Certified Medical Assistant and Injection Specialist. Alicia received her degree in Health Science from Saint Mary’s College of California while on a soccer scholarship. After moving to Texas in 2008, Alicia started her medical career at Brackenridge Hospital, where she spent two years in the trauma unit. She then moved on to a medical spa in Round Rock, serving as lead CMA, as well as the lead Injectionist. While at the medical spa in Round Rock, Alicia assisted with all surgical procedures, as well as Botox/ Dysport injections and all Filler products. Alicia also acted as a laser technician in Laser Hair Removal, IPL Photofacials, and Cellulite reduction therapies and doing some skin care aesthetics; Fractora, Skin Pen, microdermabrasions, and chemical peels.

At Serenity Creek Med spa Alicia does mostly injections with some laser treatments as well as asists Dr. Martens in surgical procedures. She is also in charge of the hCG Weight Loss program. Proficient in skin analysis, laser treatments and product selection, Alicia can put together a skin regime for any skin type.  She has extensive product training in Skin Medica, PCA Skin, Young Pharmaceuticals, Serenity Creek Medical Skin Care, Revision Skincare, glo Minerals, Elta MD and Clarisonic. She is currently in the Nursing program at Austin Community College and is projected to graduate in December 2014. Alicia ensures the flow of your procedure will be smooth and relaxing and that all of your needs will be met. She has a passion for interacting with people and is happy to answer any questions or concerns before, during or after your procedures.

Alicia is one of the few injection specialist in Austin that is professionally trained and certified in all the injectables carried by Serenity Creek Med Spa, as well as the ArqueDerma Technique, The Nefertiti Lift and Advanced Neuromodulators.

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Jennifer Prater

Medical Aesthetician/ CMA

Jennifer has a true passion for helping patients find confidence through healthy, glowing skin. With over 10 years of experience, Jennifer is ready and eager to provide patients with the highest quality treatments while sharing information about effective ways to achieve and maintain youthful, healthy skin. Patients are drawn to Jennifer’s serene nature that calms them, and allows full relaxation during treatments. Jennifer is a certified Medical Assistant, Medical Aesthetician, Laser Hair Technician, and Laser Tattoo Removal Technician. She is fully trained in advanced facial techniques, Skin Pen microneedling, Fractora, chemical and enzyme peels, microdermabrasion, deep pore extractions, dermaplaning, photofacials, and suture removal. Jennifer takes the time to understand each patient’s unique skincare needs, and even aids in skincare product selection so each patient knows they are receiving products that will work for their specific needs. Jennifer has training and extensive knowledge in Skin Medica, PCA Skin, Revision, Young Pharmaceuticals, Visao MD, Elta MD, IS Clinical, and Clarisonic. She is a vital member of the Serenity Creek team because of her in-depth knowledge and deep passion for skincare. Jennifer is truly excited to treat Serenity Creek’s loyal patients and give them the amazing results and top-quality service that Serenity Creek is known for. 

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M'Lissa O'Neil

Medical Aesthetician

M’Lissa brings over 10 years of medical experience to our team, along with her amazing personality. Because of her vast knowledge and genuine passion for skin care and helping people, M’Lissa creates a long-lasting bond with her patients. M’Lissa is a Licensed Laser Hair Removal Technician, Aesthetician, and Dental Assistant. She also has certifications in Laser Tattoo Removal, Eyelash Extensions, and Dermaplaning. M’Lissa is up to date on all the latest aesthetic service procedures at Serenity Creek Med Spa including: Fractora, Forma, Body FX, Lumecca, Diolaze, Teeth Whitening, Skin Pen, and all chemical peels and facial treatments. Patients can also feel confident in receiving expert product recommendations and regimens from M’Lissa, as she is knowledgeable about a wide variety of products, including Elta MD, Skin Medica, PCA Skin, Revison, Young Pharmaceuticals, Visao MD, IS Clinical, and Clarisonic. M’Lissa’s dedication for treating and educating patients on their way to a healthier, happier version of themselves is a quality that sets Serenity Creek apart from other med spas and will keep you looking and feeling amazing.  

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SarahSarah McCullough

Lead Laser Technician

Sarah McCullough began working at Serenity Creek Med Spa in the fall of 2012 as the patient care coordinator. She was in charge of scheduling appointments for patients, keeping employees on schedule, coordinating meetings, and assisting with inventory and marketing materials. Before joining the Serenity Creek Med Spa team, Sarah worked at Kids ‘R’ Kids as an Assistant Teacher where she provided care for infants and toddlers. Prior to Kids ‘R’ Kids, Sarah worked as a Front Desk Agent at the Crowne Plaza in Houston, Texas. She then started cosmetology school at Paul Mitchell, and later decided to take a more scenic, medical route.
After a year and some months, Sarah went to laser technician school at Texas Laser & Aesthetics Training Academy in Austin, Texas. She is laser certified in Laser Hair Removal, Tattoo Removal, and IPL Photofacial. Sarah also has extensive knowledge in all products carried at Serenity Creek Med Spa. She is Serenity Creek’s lead laser technician and performs laser hair removal, tattoo removal, IPL photofacials, Body FX, and Forma on patients while giving them the best patient care.

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Caitlin Craighead

Patient Care Coordinator

Caitlin Craighead, Patient Care Coordinator, is an important part of the Serenity Creek Med Spa family. Caitlin assists patients with scheduling, aids with inventory management, marketing materials, and shares general information about our products and services with patients. She also has extensive product knowledge of Skin Medica, PCA Skin, Revision Skincare, Young Pharmaceuticals, iS Clinical, Clarisonic Pro Facial brush, glo Minerals and Serenity Creek Medical Skin Care.
Before joining the Serenity Creek Med Spa team, Caitlin attended the Art Institute of Austin, Texas where she studied Fashion Merchandising. This focus extended her knowledge of marketing in the fashion retail world, and has overflowed into product knowledge at Serenity Creek. Here, she brought to life many stunning student projects; including: window displays, trend forecasting, fashion shows, pop-up shops, styling, photoshoots, and art shows. Caitlin's Fashion Merchandising experience also allowed her to experience a unique perspective on customer service, which she actively employs in her position at Serenity Creek Med Spa.
Prior to Serenity Creek, Caitlin worked as a Lead Stylist at Free People for three years, where she learned to understand her clients' desires and difficulties with their personal style, and help them to achieve their desired look while adding her own personal spin to each style she created. Caitlin has a true passion for helping people become their most beautiful self.

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HaleyHaley Tidwell

Spa Director

Haley Tidwell received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communication with specializations in Advertising, Public Relations, and Media from St. Edward’s University in Austin, Texas. She attended St. Edward’s on a basketball scholarship, earning a Sports Management certificate in addition to her bachelor’s degree. Haley also began work on a master’s degree in Sports Management.

While ably fulfilling the requirements of a student athlete, Haley interned as Marketing Assistant at Serenity Creek Med Spa. She helped open the spa in 2010, and has received numerous additional responsibilities and promotions, including management of all marketing and advertising at Serenity Creek. In addition, she manages the website, social media functions, and special events.

Haley has extensive knowledge and training inSkin Medica, PCA Skin, Revision Skincare, Young Pharmaceuticals, Serenity Creek Medical Skincare, Clarisonic, Elta MD and glo Minerals. She is also a certified operator of the teeth whitening machine at Serenity Creek.

Always eager to develop new skills, Haley is currently taking additional college coursework in graphic and web design while maintaining her duties at Serenity Creek. She is a highly valued part of the Serenity Creek team with amazing talents and knowledge that help make us the finest facility in the area.

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