About Us

Healthy Beginnings Wellness & Esthetics specializes in comprehensive wellness. We provide physician-supervised treatments and adhere to the highest standard of professionalism. As leaders in the anti-aging and wellness industry, our goal is to provide exceptional customer service so you receive support and guidance during your journey to improved well being. 

Julie Dalberg, BSN, RN

Julie Dalberg is the owner of Healthy Beginnings Wellness & Esthetics in Fredericksburg. She has her bachelor’s degree in Nursing from Marymount University. She has served as a pediatric ICU nurse at Children’s Mercy Hospital, a transplant nurse at Washington Hospital Center, and a cardiac nurse at Mary Washington Hospital. She also has experience in home health. In 2007, Healthy Beginning Wellness & Esthetics was born! Julie has certifications in: Bio-Identical Hormone Replacement Pellet Therapy, weight loss treatment of adolescent obesity, Viveve vaginal rejuvenation, and CelluPulse erectile dysfunction therapy. Additionally, Julie is a certified personal trainer, colon hydro-therapist, and paddleboard instructor. For the past 15 years, wellness and weight loss has been her passion! Julie is a mother of 2 and loves all things active.

Richard Ameen, MD

We are very excited to welcome Dr. Richard Ameen to our Healthy Beginnings Wellness & Esthetics family as a medical director! Dr. Ameen is a local physician who is board certified in internal medicine and geriatrics. He went to medical school at MCV in Richmond and did his internship and residency at Berkshire Medical Center in Pittsfield, Massachusetts. Dr. Ameen has been in practice in Fredericksburg for 33 years and currently practices at Chancellor Internal Medicine. He is certified in Weight Loss and Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy.

Jing Britton, NPA

After being a nurse for 20+ years, she expanded her education and became a certified Nurse Practitioner through the ACNN in 2011. Jing specializes in family practice and cardiology. She is certified in Bio-Identical Hormone Replacement Pellet Therapy and weight management.

Keesha Lloyd, NP

Keesha Lloyd graduated from Duke University with her BSN. Prior to that she received her BS in Psychology from UNCC. She joined the Army Nurse Corps after graduation where she spent 8 years before getting out to finish up her graduate education. She then received her MSN from Duke University and attained her FNP-BC certification. In her free time, she enjoys organic gardening and spending time with her husband and their four beautiful young children. At Healthy Beginnings Wellness & Esthetics of Fredericksburg, Keesha specializes in Bio-Identical Hormone Replacement therapy as well as hCG weight loss. She is so excited to be part of the HBWL family.

Joan Ellmore, NP

Joan Ellmore is a new nurse practitioner for Healthy Beginnings Wellness & Esthetics! Joan received her BSN from Indiana University of Pennsylvania. Continuing her education, she received her MSN from The Catholic University of America. Joan specializes in adult medicine and is looking forward to helping her new clients at Healthy Beginnings Wellness & Esthetics. In her free time, Joan works out almost everyday. She has also competed in bodybuilding competitions!

Rebecca has her Master of Physician’s Assistant from the University of Charleston in West Virginia. Rebecca is trained in weight-loss and BHRT at Healthy Beginnings Wellness & Esthetics, she is also full time at Mary Washington Hospital’s Observation Unit right here in Fredericksburg! Rebecca is certified in Onabotulinum Toxin and filler injections as well as Viora Therapies.

Rebecca Silverstein, PA-C

Kim Haynes, B.S.N, RN

Kim Haynes, B.S.N, RN has been with Healthy Beginnings Wellness & Esthetics for almost 2 years. Kim serves as the head registered nurse. She received her B.S. in Biology from UMW in 2011, her RN from Career Training Solutions in 2015, and recently completed her BSN at UMW. Kim is certified in BHRT, Viora, IV Vitamin Therapy, Viveve and CelluPulse therapies. She is also CPR certified, in addition to ACLS and PALS. She is a mother of two and works PRN in the Emergency Department at Mary Washington Hospital.

Jamie Schroeder, B.S.N, RN

Jamie Schroeder, B.S.N, RN has been with Healthy Beginnings Wellness & Esthetics since 2007. She splits her working hours at KidMed Pediatric Urgent Care and works as a school nurse at Spotsylvania County Public Schools. She is certified in BHRT, Vioria, Colon HydroTherapy, CelluPulse therapies, Onabotulinum Toxin and filler injections as well as Viora Therapies. She enjoys spending time with her family and is currently pursuing her Master’s degree in Nurse Education.

Tara Schroeder, RN

Tara Schroeder has been with Healthy Beginnings Wellness & Esthetics since 2011!  She splits her working hours between Mary Washington Hospital’s oncology unit and HBWL Center! Tara is certified in Viora therapies, BHRT, weight-loss therapies, Viveve and CelluPulse. She is a mother of four and loves family time.

Grace, Viora Tech

Grace Poole has been with Healthy Beginnings Wellness & Esthetics for over a year. She is trained in Viora, as well as, phlebotomy. She is continuing her education and is taking classes to become a certified aesthetician. She is a mother of two and in her free time enjoys practicing her Chinese and running.

Cristy Reeder, 

Office Administration / Insurance and Collection Specialist 

Cristy Reeder has been with Healthy Beginnings Wellness & Esthetics since 2015. Cristy has her degree in Business Administration from Mary Washington College. She oversees the accounts and prepares the insurance documents for our patients for hormone replacement therapy. She is a mother of two and in her free time enjoys cooking!

Bridget Dougherty,

Patient Care Coordinator

Bridget Dougherty has been with Healthy Beginnings Wellness & Esthetics since the beginning! She obtained her degree in Kinesiology: Exercise Science from Longwood University in 2012. She is the Patient Care Coordinator here, in addition to being Viora certified. Bridget was a personal trainer at Gold’s Gym: Fredericksburg for 5 years.  Her favorite thing about Healthy Beginnings Wellness & Esthetics is being able to use her education and experience to help support people through their weight loss journeys and regaining their life with hormone replacement. 

Cecilia Del Rosario, LPN

Cecilia Del Rosario has been with Healthy Beginnings Wellness and Esthetics since October 2019. She earned her diploma from Eastern Virginia Career College and is also a certified Mednax Medical Newborn hearing screener. She is very passionate about weight loss after she lost 80+ pounds. She specializes in pulse treatment therapy, weight-loss, and IV vitamin infusions. She is also a mother of one and loves to spend time learning new things.

Megan Robertson, CCMA

Megan Robertson has been with Healthy Beginnings Wellness and Esthetics since May 2019. She is currently a senior Health Science major at James Madison University and hopes to pursue an accelerated nursing program after she graduates. Here at Healthy Beginnings Wellness & Esthetics, she helps support individuals through our weight-loss program.

Alesi Veale

Alesi Veale is new to Healthy Beginnings Wellness and Esthetics and started in February of 2020.  She is currently a student at Mary Washington University working on earning her degree in psychology and in business while specializing in criminal justice. Alesi is a certified personal trainer and also CPR certified. She is very passionate about fitness and helping others. In her free time she enjoys working out, traveling, and painting.

Olivia Dalberg

Olivia Dalberg graduated from Virginia Commonwealth University with her bachelors in biology with a minor in chemistry. She works with us as a medical assistant and is currently working towards going to PA school. Olivia is trained as a weight loss coach and viora technician. 

Justin Farris

Justin Farris is currently enrolled at NOVA in their paramedic program and has plans on joining the military in the future. He works with us as a medical assistant and is trained in weight loss! Justin has a passion for nutrition and wellness due to his many years of being an athlete. Outside of work Justin enjoys hiking and listening to music.

Chelice McMillon R.N

Chelice McMillon R.N. is the head injector and intimate wellness specialist at Healthy Beginnings Wellness & Esthetics. She is also certified in BHRT, Viora, Pulse and weight loss. Chelcie splits her time between Healthy Beginnings & VCU Hospital on the Cardiac Care Unit!

Ramona Tirnovan

Ramona Tirnovan has been in the beauty industry since 2010.

She is from Romania (Europe) where she started to learn and work as an esthetician and then a permanent makeup artist. 

In 2018 Ramona moved to Virginia to be together with her husband and today she's a girl’s mom. From 2010 to 2020 she did many Masterclasses with internationals trainers and now is a Philashes & PhiBoldbrows artist and International teacher for eyelashes extensions! She loves Microblading, Powder Eyebrows, Eyeliner and Lips color. 


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