OUR REGIONAL DIRECTOR:
After becoming a guest of Ideal Image while living in New England, Bethany became a believer in the results that Ideal Image Laser Hair Removal delivers and knew she wanted to join the Ideal Image team. She relocated to Florida in 2007 to lead the Jacksonville & Orange Park Ideal Image centers, bringing with her over ten years of team management experience in the luxury cosmetic/skincare industry. Bethany truly believes that through investing in themselves, each guest will improve their confidence, their peace of mind, and the quality of their life. Her particular passion lies within educating both new and existing guests about the wide diversity of quality, both in equipment and experience that currently exists in the Hair Removal industry. She is confident that with Ideal Image, guests are making the right choice first, and will enjoy the benefits of choosing the best for themselves, and their skin, for years to come.
A native of the Pacific Northwest, Bethany is an avid traveler who has lived and worked in many amazing locations both inside and outside the United States.
OUR MEDICAL DIRECTOR:
Dr. Hollie J. Hickman D.O.
Dr. Hickman is a board certified plastic surgeon who began her surgical training at the Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville where she completed a five year residency in general surgery. She went on to further her training at the prestigious Vanderbilt University Department of Plastic and Reconstructive surgery. While at Vanderbilt, Dr. Hickman received expert instruction in advanced breast reconstruction, cleft lip and palate surgery, traumatic injury to the face, body, and lower extremities, as well as cosmetic surgery of the face and body.
Dr. Hickman has returned to the Jacksonville area with her husband Dr. Neil Barnett, a clinical pharmacist and their three beautiful daughters and one adorable son.
Dr. Hickman is dedicated to providing the highest level of surgical care and education to those patients struggling with conditions that negatively affect personal and emotional development.
OUR TREATMENT PROVIDERS:
Alex Kehres, DNP, FNP-BC
Alex is a board certified family nurse practitioner, completing both her Bachelors of Science in Nursing and Doctorate
of Nursing Practice at the University of Florida. She began her career as a registered nurse in the operating room,
and through her experiences discovered her passion for aesthetics including plastic surgery and cosmetic dermatology.
Her personal interests include spending time with family, friends, and her dog Bean. In addition, she enjoys cooking,
running, traveling, arts and crafts, as well as being an avid sports fan.
Saphina Williams, ARNP, FNP-BC, OCN
Saphina has practiced in various fields including orthopedics, OB/GYN/Infertility and oncology over the last decade. She graduated from the University of North Florida in 2013 with a Master’s Degree in Nursing. She is a board certified Family Nurse Practitioner and a member of several nursing societies. Saphina exhibits a passion for providing exceptional care and improving clients’ quality of life. Some of her favorite past times include spending time with family and friends, reading, and exploring the latest and greatest Jacksonville has to offer.
Wendy F. Gebhardt, ARNP, ACNP-BC
Wendy graduated from Vanderbilt University School of Nursing with a Master’s Degree in Nursing. She is a
board certified Acute Care Nurse Practitioner. She has worked with orthopedic and trauma patients at
Vanderbilt and the University of Maryland Medical. A recent transplant to Jacksonville, Wendy enjoys cooking,
gardening, scuba diving, and relaxing at the beach with her husband.
OUR GUEST SERVICES TEAM:
Susan technically started with Ideal Image back in September 2009 when she had her first treatment as a guest! She was such a believer in the positive changes Ideal Image made in her life that she began her career with Ideal Image in May of 2011. Susan is the first responder to people calling or emailing to find out what Ideal Image and laser hair removal is all about. Her passion is to eliminate any fear or embarrassment associated with starting the consultative process. Susan graduated from the University of North Florida with a Bachelor’s degree in Communications. In her free time she enjoys reading, spending time with her family and in true Jax Beach fashion, spending any chance she gets at the beach.
Sanja moved to the United States from Serbia in 1997. She began working in the cosmetic industry in
2011 as a make-up artist. She is dedicated to helping people feel better about their appearance. Sanja
feels so much more confident since starting her own laser hair removal treatments and wants to ensure
all of her guests feel the same way! In her spare time Sanja enjoys spending time with her family most.
She is one of four girls, Tanja, Vanja and Milica.
Micaela moved from Gainsville, FL to Jacksonville to study Marketing at the University of North Florida.
Her passion is making others happy and confident about their appearance. She enjoys educating Guests
about the benefits of laser hair removal. She prides herself on making sure our guests are fully taken
care of after their initial consultation and treatment. In her free time, which isn’t much as a full time student
and employee, she spends as much time with her family back home as possible and enjoys fishing.