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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 Belk-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.

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Rickard Dalberg, MD

Dr. Dalberg completed medical school at Hahnemann School of Medicine and continued on to complete his residency at Truman Medical Center, University of Missouri Kansas City. He has worked in the Fredericksburg area as an Emergency Room Physician at Mary Washington Hospital for over 20 years and has now joined the Healthy Beginnings Team as our overseeing medical director.

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Richard Ameen, MD

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 36 years and currently practices at Chancellor Internal Medicine. He is certified in Weight Loss and Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy.

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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!

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Kathrine Lindsey Gray, NP 

Lindsey Gray is a board-certified family nurse practitioner. She received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Virginia Commonwealth University and her Master of Science in Nursing from Chamberlain University. Lindsey has focused most of her career on helping patients with diabetes to become healthy through lifestyle changes, including weight loss and healthy eating. At Healthy Beginnings, Lindsey has continued her passion for helping patients. Lindsey focuses on weight loss and bio-identical hormone replacement.

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Jennifer Wilson, NP

Jennifer Wilson is a board-certified family nurse practitioner and has been part of the Healthy Beginnings medical team since early 2022. She received her Bachelor of Science degree in biology from Fordham University in New York and then went on to receive a second bachelors and masters degree in nursing from Pace University, also in New York. Jennifer moved to northern VA to start a family in 2005 and has served the Stafford/Fredericksburg community in both urgent care and family practice. She has developed a passion over the years for helping patients not only lose weight, but also helping them become empowered to play a more active role in management of their overall health. Since joining the Healthy Beginnings team, Jennifer shares that she strives to also be an advocate for women's health, and specifically menopausal health.

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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

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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.

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Tara Schroeder, B.S.N, 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.

Olivia Dalberg, B.S.N, RN

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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. 

Cecilia Del Rosario, LPN

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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.

Javier Flores, LPN

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Javier joined the Healthy Beginnings team in June. He received his degree from Germanna Community College as a Licensed Practical Nurse. Javier has been working in Fredericksburg for 10 years and is excited to join us as a weight loss specialist. Outside of work Javier likes to workout and play soccer. 

Justin Farris, Parametric

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Justin Farris is a recent graduate of NOVA Community College’s paramedic program and has plans on joining the military in the future. He works with us as a paramedic and is trained in IV Therapy and 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.

Jessica Pangallo

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Jessie Pangallo built a career around her passion for mental and physical well-being. With over 15 years of experience in the fitness industry, Jessie specializes in Mind-Body modalities such as yoga, tai chi, barre, mat Pilates, and Pilates on apparatus. Facing health complications in her youth, total body wellness became a lifestyle goal. After college, Jessie discovered Pilates while working as a personal trainer. The beauty of movement coupled with the emphasis on postural alignment, pelvic floor and core strength inspired her to learn more. This knowledge proved invaluable for clients with all manor of injuries as well as her own difficult twin pregnancy. While raising her three children, Jessie continues to spread her passion for healthy living locally and globally. She lives to spread to joy and beauty of mind-body wellness!

Ramona Tirnovan

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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 now she's a mom! 

From 2010 to 2020 Ramona took multiple Master Classes taught by internationally renowned trainers, becoming a Philashes & PhiBoldbrows artist and International teacher for eyelash extensions. She loves Microblading, powder eyebrows, eyeliner, and lip color. 

Kiera Sanders, Medical Assistant

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Kiera has been with Healthy Beginnings and Esthetics since March 2024. She is currently attending Germanna Community College completing her prerequisites for NOVA’s Radiology program. She’s currently training and studying to be a Certified Medical Assistant. During her free time, Kiera likes to travel and spend time with family and friends.

Eve Arvan, Yoga Instructor & Massage Therapist

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Eve specializes in post-surgical medical massage, lymphatic drainage, prenatal, isometric stretching, sports massage, reflexology, and ashiatu massage.

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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!

Elizabeth McCamley, Administrative Staff

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Meet Elizabeth! She has been with Healthy Beginnings since May 2023 as a member of our administrative team. She became an EMT in 2004 and volunteered with a local rescue squad and fire department. Elizabeth has also worked in the ER for the past 14 years as a tech. She is a wife and mother of 2 and enjoys spending every minute she can with family. Elizabeth likes to travel during her spare time. 

Bilingual Medical Staff

Bilingual Medical Staff

Meet our Bilingual team!

Javier and Cecelia are fluent in both English and Spanish and are here to provide assistance to any of our patients that are in need of a Spanish-speaking team member.

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Javier and Cecelia

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