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.
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.
Valerie Dennis, Master Esthetician
Valerie went to school at Eastern Virginia Career College and graduated from the basic esthetics program in 2013. She continued her education at EVCC and graduated with her Master Esthetics in 2015. Valerie offers a wide range of services including: facials, chemical peels, microdermabrasion, LED treatment, and product training. Right now, she is working towards becoming certified in other advanced treatments such as lasering and body sculpting. During Valerie’s time off, she loves spending time with her two beautiful daughters and husband.
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!
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.
William “Bill” Lanza has been with Healthy Beginnings Wellness & Esthetics since 2017. He graduated from the University of Notre Dame with a major in Finance. Here at Healthy Beginnings Wellness & Esthetics, he works in marketing. He is a father of two and in his free time, he enjoys cooking and supporting his girl’s gymnastics and soccer dreams.