OUR TREATMENT PROVIDERS:
Catherine Alia-Harding, DNP, ARNP-C / TREATMENT PROVIDER:
Catherine Alia-Harding DNP ARNP-C 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
Laura Jones, MSN, ARNP-C / TREATMENT PROVIDER:
Laura, a Florida native and nurse for 20 years, graduated with honors from USF with her Master’s Degree as a Family Nurse Practitioner. She has experience in Neonatal, Pediatric, Adult, and Family Practice Medicine. When Laura is not busy working, she enjoys spending time with her husband, son, family, and friends, and loves spending time at the beach. Laura joined the Ideal Image team and is enjoying helping guests feel better about themselves.
“You’re only here for a short visit. Don’t hurry, don’t worry. And be sure to smell the flowers along the way.”- Walter Hagen
Nicole Murphy, ARNP-C / TREATMENT PROVIDER:
MNicole graduated with honors with her MSN as an Adult Nurse Practitioner from the University of South Florida in 2011. Prior to joining Ideal Image, she worked as an ANRP in Infectious Disease and Internal Medicine in the Tampa Bay area. She enjoys spending time with her precious little girl, Eisley, as well as running, playing piano and listening to music.
“Keep your face to the sunshine and you cannot see the shadows.” – Hellen Keller
Vicki L. Simpson, ARNP, MA / TREATMENT PROVIDER:
Vicki Simpson, is a US Air Force active duty retiree experience in flight nursing, critical care, primary care and working on Washington, DC healthcare initiatives. Since retiring she has stayed focused on experiencing opportunities that are available in the non-government healthcare arena which have ranged from working as a BSN instructor, as MSN Clinical Coordinator, initiating services as a Medical Director, acting as a substitute provider for 3 Bay Area physicians and joining the Lakeland Ideal Image family. On her down-time she thoroughly enjoys traveling, volunteering with the Pediatric Rehab team, volunteering time with the Tampa Civil Air Patrol as a senior leader and assisting Metropolitan Ministries outreach programs. Vicki Simpson presently resides in Tampa, FL.
“Live, love, and leave a legacy.” – Stephen Covey
Carrie Huffstickler, ARNP / TREATMENT PROVIDER:
Carrie received her MSN from Polk State College and Florida Southern College. She has lived in Lakeland most of her life. She has been married for 22 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
MARIA ESTRADA, MSN, ARNP / TREATMENT PROVIDER:
Maria completed her undergraduate coursework from USF and received her Master’s degree in Nursing from the University of Tampa. She has been a part time member of the Ideal Image team since December 2009. Maria says the things she likes most about Ideal Image are the wonderful people that she’s met and especially the people that work here. When Maria isn’t busy working in Cardiology, she spends her free time traveling, spending time with family, exercising, reading, going to the movies and helping others.
"Do not pray for an easy life, pray for the strength to endure a difficult one." -Bruce Lee
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 TEETS, CENTER DIRECTOR / LEAD CONSULTANT:
Cindy is a coal miner’s daughter originally from West Virginia. She has lived in Florida for the past 18 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 working with people to help make their dreams a reality. She enjoys spending time with her husband, two daughters, and four grandchildren. Cindy spends her leisure time fishing and also loves to be at the beach.
“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
ROBIN NEWSOME, LEAD CONSULTANT:
Robin is a Tampa native with 3 beautiful children and loves helping people achieve their goals! When she isn’t working she is into staying fit, being around horses, dancing, and snow skiing, taking walks on the beach and enjoying nature.
“There is no better test of a man's integrity than his behavior when he is wrong.”- Marvin Williams
Brooke Beaudrot, Guest Services:
Brooke joined Ideal Image in May of 2015. She is a college student majoring in Forensic Science to become a laboratory technician specializing in trace evidence for a law enforcement agency. She is a fur mommy to a sweet French bulldog named Genesis. Brooke lies to spend her free time watching FSU football, shopping, being outdoors and being with family, friends, and of course Genesis.
“I want to be a woman who overcomes obstacles by tackling them in faith instead of tiptoeing around them in fear.”- Renee Swope
JUDHIT MILLS, GUEST SERVICES:
Judhit joined Ideal Image in January 2016 and got married in February of 2016. A lot of new and exciting things have been happening in her life. Which she thoroughly enjoys! Judhit loves to read, and write, she craves adventure and deep conversations over coffee. But, most of all Judhit desires to be more involved in ministry and bring others close to Jesus with her husband.
“You will miss the ordinary if you are always waiting on the spectacle. And God loves to use the ordinary for his glory, babe.” – Hannah Brencher
CHRIS PORTER, GUEST SERVICES:
Chris is thought of as a ray of sunshine by anyone who knows her! She spent several years of her life in South America and enhances our office with her bilingual ability. Chris is happily married, has two daughters, and four grandchildren. She enjoys using her creativity in video and audio productions and working with her children ministries throughout the United States and Latin America.
“I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forge what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.” – Maya Angelou
STACY MORRIS, GUEST SERVICES:
Stacy has recently moved from Buffalo, NY where she spent several years as a college admissions counselor and also has extensive experience with sales and marketing in the Fine Art world. Stacy graduated from Niagara University with a Bachelors degree in English Literature and also played Division I Volleyball there. Stacy is married with two boys and enjoys spending time with her family in the sunshine and warm weather.
"Stacy’s favorite motto and words she lives by: "Buy the ticket, and take the ride." -Hunter S. Thompson