OUR TREATMENT PROVIDERS:
Catherine Alia-Harding, DNP, ARNP-C / TREATMENT PROVIDER:
Catherine has been a Nurse Practitioner since 1985. Master’s and Doctorally prepared, she has had the great privilege of caring for patients in a variety of settings. Cathy is board certified as an Adult/Geriatric and Family Nurse Practitioner. Her 2 favorite areas or practice are cardiology and dermatology. She also has had the great opportunity of teaching Nurse Practitioner students during her career. When she is not working, Cathy loves to spend time with her husband and family (especially her 4 legged family members!), as well as watching the flowers grow in her garden.
“Don’t let your hearts grow numb. Stay alert. It is your soul that matters. “ - Albert Schweitzer
CARRIE, ARNP / TREATMENT PROVIDER:
Carrie received her BSN from Polk State College and her MSN from Florida Southern College. She has lived in Lakeland most of her life. She has been married for 23 years and is the proud mother of three children and has two wonderful grandchildren.
“Don’t take life too seriously; you’ll never get out alive.” – Unknown
PAIGE, ARNP / TREATMENT PROVIDER:
Paige received her MSN from Florida Southern College in 2011 and her Doctorate in Nursing Practice from Samford University in 2015. Being a true Floridian, Paige and her grandsons enjoy frequent trips to Disney when not working. Paige can be found under a pile of yarn crocheting an afghan for someone.
"Your vision will become your life."
TERESA, ARNP / TREATMENT PROVIDER:
Teresa grew up in North Florida but has been in Polk County for almost 18 years. She graduated nursing school in 1992 from Reno, NV and obtained a BSN in 2010 from Florida Southern College then continued at Florida Southern to earn her MSN in 2012 as an Adult Health NP. Teresa is most proud of her two sons and one grandchild, all who live out of state- but are close to her heart. She loves to travel and has been fortunate enough to visit over half the states! She has been to Puerto, Rico, Bahamas, France and in fall of 2017 will travel to Italy.
"She is clothes with strength and dignity, and she laughs without fear of the future." - Proverbs 31:25
OUR GUEST SERVICES TEAM:
Working hard every day to provide their guests with the best possible experience for anyone visiting the Ideal Image Lakeland. They pride themselves in knowing every guest by name and meeting all of their needs all the time. All of them have received laser hair removal services in our clinic, so they can answer any questions the guests may have regarding the treatment process. Our Guest Services Associates are an integral part of what makes Ideal Image the best Laser Hair Removal Center in the nation.
CINDY, CENTER DIRECTOR / LEAD CONSULTANT:
Cindy is a coal miner’s daughter who originally is from West Virginia. She has lived in Florida for the past 22 years. She attended Davis and Elkins College where she studied business- in addition to her degree, she has her Real Estate Broker’s License. Cindy loves workings with people to help make their dreams become a reality. She enjoys spending time with her husband, two daughters and four grandchildren. Cindy spends her leisure time fishing and loves to be at the beach.d
“When one door closes another opens, but often we look so long and so regretfully upon the closed door that we fail to see the one that has opened for us. “- Hellen Keller
TALIA, CENTER DIRECTOR / LEAD CONSULTANT:
Talia became a part of the Lakeland Ideal Image family in 2011, but was originally born in Hockessin, Delaware. Before her career at Ideal Image, she obtained her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from the University of Central Florida. In addition, Talia received her real estate license and had a career as a Buyer’s agent for several years. Talia has spent her entire career focusing on the needs of those around her which is why Ideal Image is such a good fit for her! When she’s not in the office she enjoys spending her free time with her husband and two beautiful children. We are happy to say Talia will continue her career with Ideal Image and stay here for many years to come!
“When life gets you down do you know what you’ve gotta do? Just keep swimming, just keep swimming, just keep swimming“- Dory
ALLISON, GUEST SERVICES:
Allison is currently attending Polk State College and plans on transferring to University of South Florida where she will receive her degree in Marketing. Allison enjoys spending time with her friends and family in her spare time. Her all-time favorite city is St. Petersburg where she can simply relax on the beach or visit her favorite restaurant there- The Hurricane.
"Lighten up, just enjoy life, smile more, laugh more, and don’t get so worked up about things."
FELICIA, GUEST SERVICES:
Felicia is just a girl from a small town here in Central Florida. Felicia has done many things but her greatest goals and accomplishments have been raising her two beautiful girls.
"Be yourself; everyone else is already taken" -Oscar Wilde