Nurse Practitioner, Certified Master Injector, Clinical Director
Leslie Petersen, NP always gives priority to patient care. After attaining her master’s degree from Vanderbilt University in Nashville, TN and practicing for 5 years in Vanderbilt University Hospital, Leslie then migrated west to California. She spent a year working for UCLA Medical Center before beginning her career in Aesthetic Medicine, working in the #1 medical spa in Santa Clarita for nearly 4 years.
Leslie’s artistic eye, steady hands and attention to detail make her extremely skilled in injectables and laser procedures. She has attended numerous educational programs and certification courses, including Coolsculpting University, and is qualified in weight management and vitamin infusion therapies. Leslie considers her patients’ overall health in her approach to aesthetics and believes looking good lends to feeling good.
Leslie lives in Camarillo, CA with her husband and daughter, Ryan and Maxine, along with their noble canine companion, Conan. She enjoys reading and learning along with participating in fitness and outdoor activities including running, hiking, Crossfit and gardening.
“Our Aesthetics Providers are focused on providing you with the best possible experience and the best possible results.”
-Leslie Petersen, Nurse Practitioner
Gina Faruzzi, NP, received her Bachelor of Science degree and Master of Science degree in Nursing at California State University Long Beach. She began her career as a Nurse Practitioner in 2014, working in urgent care and family medicine. Her educational and clinical experience have given Gina strong healthcare and interpersonal skills with patients of all ages.
What drew Gina to aesthetic medicine was her desire to help patients look and feel like the best versions of themselves. She is passionate about skin health and educating patients on skin care and aesthetic treatments. Gina’s goal is always to provide personalized care to each patient and help them to achieve the best results possible.
Having successfully completed training and certification courses in injectables, laser treatments and weight management, Gina is committed to keeping up to date on the newest advances in aesthetic medicine and meeting all of her patients’ skin and health needs.
As a Southern Californian native, Gina enjoys being outdoors and spending her free time with her family and friends.
Megan Reider, NP, has an undivided devotion that ensures patients receive a second-to-none experience at Beyond Aesthetics. With over 10 years of experience in the field of medicine in a number of occupations, Megan’s dedication to patient care is matched only by her outgoing and caring personality.
In academia, she has graduated with honors from both Indiana University’s School of Nursing as a Registered Nurse, and from Graceland University Family Nurse Practitioner Master’s Program. Her experience ranges from assisting in complex oral and maxillofacial reconstructive surgeries to working at a highly distinguished dermatology office in the Pacific Northwest. Megan’s passion for learning the most up-to-date practices ensures that patients will always be receiving the best treatment possible.
Megan has successfully completed certification and educational programs to include training in injectables, laser treatment, and graduation from CoolSculpting University. As a highly diversified provider, she is more than capable in providing professional guidance and care.
Megan resides in Camarillo where she cares for her husband, Scott, a Test Pilot for the Department of Defense, and their daughters, Tatum and Reese. She is passionate in further education while also enjoying fashion and fitness. After a successful day at Beyond Aesthetics her loving family enjoys walks together with their Labrador, Clyde.
With over 22 years of medical expertise, Heather Hatch, RN, is a laser specialist for hair removal, tattoo removal, and IPL. She is also skilled in Microneedling, vitamin IV therapies and MicroInfusion. Heather loves to make all of her patients feel comfortable and well informed about treatment and her friendly demeanor is just a joy to be around.
Heather began her career as an EMT after graduating from Ventura College with a degree in Paramedic Studies. After 10 years on an ambulance, she moved on to graduate from Moorpark College with an AS in Nursing and is currently completing her Bachelor’s in Nursing degree. Now, with 12 years of experience in Emergency Medicine and a number of those working in surgery, work-related injuries led Heather to explore other areas of medicine. She found Aesthetics and discovered a great passion in the field.
Heather is a native to Camarillo, having lived here her entire life. She really loves her community and helping people look and feel better. Heather is married to her best friend, Marshall, who is a Fire Captain for VCFD. They have four fabulous daughters and make family time a priority. She enjoys hiking, skiing, motorcycle riding, fitness of all kinds and walking her dogs Arizona and Rebel.
Licensed Esthetician, Certified Medical Assistant
Kim Bickly, LE, brings youthful vitality and a friendly face to the practice and is highly trained in medical-grade treatments. A Simi Valley native, Kim earned her Associates Degree in Social/Behavioral Sciences in 2010. She then went to Cosmetology school and received her Aesthetician license. Kim brings the latest techniques and ideas to this ever evolving industry and has trained with our Clinical Director in advanced treatments.
Previously working in customer service for over 10 years, Kim continues to enjoy meeting and helping people achieve their goals. She has worked as an Aesthetician since 2015 and is a valued member of the Beyond Aesthetics team. Always excited to learn about new products and techniques, Kim has graduated from CoolSculpting University and has attended numerous trainings with premier skin care product manufacturers such as VI Peel, Epionce and iS Clinical.
Kim enjoys anything to do with being outside; running, biking, hiking, swimming, water sports and camping. A sports enthusiast, she enjoys watching football and hockey and going to live sporting events, but nothing makes her happier then a perfect day at the beach!
Back Office Manager & CoolSculpting Specialist
Brittany Petersen’s attention to detail and organization keeps treatments running smooth and patients very happy. She has graduated from CoolSculpting University and is current with the latest technology and techniques. She understands that, more than anything, it is the practitioner that determines the level of results that can be achieved with CoolSculpting as she strives to give her patients the best value possible.
After graduating from Camarillo High School, Brittany studied ballet with Pacific Northwest Ballet Company in Seattle, WA and danced professionally with Ballet West in Salt Lake City, UT. Although a chronic injury sidelined her ballet career, Brittany finds time to give back by teaching youngsters at Oakley Ballet Center and Footworks Youth Ballet in Ventura, CA. She has also become an award winning professional ballroom dancer, which fulfills her desire to continue to dance. It is her performance and athletic experience that plays big role in her ability to assist patients with looking and feeling their best.
Brittany enjoys her busy lifestyle, balancing personal improvement with business. She loves challenges that push her to always be her best. Staying physically fit through her dancing, while being a “foodie” at heart, Brittany and her dog, Louis, are always on the go.
Linda Miller loves watching patients’ self-esteem grow as they work through their personal aesthetic journey. She wears many hats at Beyond Aesthetics, working as a patient coordinator, medical assistant and front desk receptionist. Linda’s passion for helping people along with her enthusiasm for Aesthetics make her a wonderful part of our team.
Linda graduated with a Bachelor’s in Marketing and Management with honors from the Art Institute of Hollywood. After a number of years working in the fashion world, she was drawn to beauty and cosmetics where she ultimately narrowed in on Aesthetics. Now with over 11 years in the field, she has since completed Medical Assisting school and has worked in in many facets of medical administration and management.
When she is not working, Linda is constantly on the go being a dance mom. To her, family time is most important as she enjoys traveling, hiking and a quiet night at home playing board games with her husband, Mike, and two talented daughters.