Our team works in harmony together and with you. From the moment you walk in, you have a family of healers whose only goal is to deliver your idea of beauty and wellness. While there are treatments to choose from, what you receive is unique to you.
DR. MARK ERLICH M.D., F.A.C.S.
Dr. Erlich, Assistant Professor of Clinical Gross Anatomy, Pathology and Cell Biology at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, serves as Medical Director, overseeing all medical treatments and protocols. Dr. Erlich has specialty board certification from the American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, the American Board of Otolaryngology and the American Board of Cosmetic Surgery.
LAURA REIDY CERTIFIED PHYSICIANS ASSISTANT
Meet Laura, our dermatology and plastic surgery trained physician assistant. She is board certified and licensed in the state of Connecticut. “I inject following your bone structure to revitalize the younger you, not change you”. Laura has travelled around the globe to bring a unique artistic style to her work. Laura has been in practice for 16 years earning her a title in her field of a Master Injector for fillers and neurotoxins. Laura, her husband, and 1y/o son live in Danbury, CT on Candlewood lake. Her passion and meditation is surfing on days off in Long Beach, NY. Her favorite NB&W product is the shimmer oil and Environs nourishing capsules. Her favorite Naturopathica tea is the Vitality straight up.
MELISSA BORIS SPA DIRECTOR
Meet Melissa. Melissa has over 20 years’ experience in hospitality-10 in luxury spa management in and around NYC-The Sojo Spa Club, The Setai Club & Spa, and La Prairie at The Ritz- Carlton. Melissa now brings her passion of the Wellness Industry to Westport, Ct with a unique perspective and an appreciation for all that the Westport Community has to offer. Melissa leads all spa operations and strategic direction at New Beauty & Wellness with passion, focus and a warm heart. New Beauty & Wellness is pleased to welcome Melissa as Spa Director and to the NB&W family.
Kate Warren Guest Service Coordinator
Meet Kate. Kate has been with NB&W since the beginning, in 2016. Kate is a Westport native and graduate of Staples High School with over 5 years experience in retail cosmetics, make-up application, salon and spa. As Guest Service Coordinator, Kate is on a first name basis with most guests and is extremely helpful educating on the latest in skincare and spa offerings. Kate is warm, genuine, and knowledgeable on all things beauty and wellness.
JENNIFER EFSTATHIOU Lead Aesthetician
Meet Jennifer. Over the course of Jennifer’s nearly 20-year career, earning a client’s trust and providing exceptional skin care go hand in hand. Jennifer’s skin care techniques are informed by a multitude of practices and experiences, and she incorporates the latest, most advanced skincare technologies. With a comprehensive, 4-year study of Energy Medicine under her belt, Jennifer brings a uniquely intuitive, holistic perspective to every client. She works closely to identify what their skin needs, uncover any internal imbalances, and customize a facial or skin care treatment that will provide lasting results.
DEBRA GOTTLIEB Lead LICENSED MASSAGE THERAPIST
Meet Debra. Debra brings over 10 years of experience, along with both formal and informal studies in medical, energy and healing modalities. A student of Ayurveda, Debra has been mentored by Bob Miller, Dr. Aaron Applebaum, Dr. Gregory Antyuhin. Debra has a regular yoga practice and meditates in the Zen Soto style, as well as sitting with trees. She has always worked with her hands. Whether she is consciously preparing food, designing jewelry, making art, or using her hands to heal, Debra’s innate talent and intuition allow her to connect with her client on a unique level and create a personalized massage treatment or body experience designed to create space in the body and restore balance.
AMIE BARRET Aesthetician
Meet Amie. Amie’s lifelong love of skin care & beauty combined with a Connecticut Esthetician certification through Marinello’s of Fairfield, help frame Amie’s perspective on each client’s unique needs. Amie has been providing clients with skincare maintenance, preservation, and repair techniques for over 10 years. She embraces the innovative beauty technologies offered here at NB&W, and customizes each treatment for optimal results. Amie’s nurturing and compassionate demeanor help her identify and address the root of any skin issues or needs. Amie focuses on empowering her clients with the knowledge and regimen they need to maintain beautiful skin between visits.
KIM MOFFATT LICENSED MASSAGE THERAPIST
Meet Kim. Kim is a Licensed Massage Therapist with 15 years’ experience in multiple 5-Star spas worldwide. With training from the Upledger Institute, Kim developed a passion in helping each guest to learn more about themselves by incorporating Cranio-Sacral Therapy and Somato Emotional Release (SER). Kim customizes every session while incorporating Thai Massage, Healing Touch, and Lymphatic Drainage throughout her massage and bodywork. Kim is an educator in her field and honored to work with Veterans and the active military community.
STEPHANIE MCDONAGH Aesthetician
Meet Stephanie. Stephanie is passionate about helping clients look and feel their best. Stephanie graduated from Americo Academy of Beauty with a License in Cosmetology, and the Esthetics Program at Marinello School of Beauty in Fairfield. She has completed advanced training courses, obtaining Certifications in PCA Skin, HydraFacial MD, and Environ Skin Care. Stephanie specializes in Anti-Aging Treatments and Corrective Facials for the treatment of acne and stubborn pigmentation and recommends a professional treatment plan combined with education on the optimal skin care routine for home. Stephanie likes to be an active member of the community. She was a Board Member for Kiwanis of Westport, and has also enjoyed volunteering for Habitat for Humanity, March of Dimes, American Heart Association, Read Aloud Program, Junior Achievement, and United Way.
Andrea Ward Aesthetician
Meet Andrea. Andrea began her career at the world-renowned destination spa at the Bellagio Resort in Las Vegas N.V.,where she spent 8 years providing luxurious results-oriented facials and body treatments. In 2009, Andrea relocated to Fairfield, CT, and since has developed a loyal clientele customizing skin care treatments, shaping the perfect brow, or providing meticulous waxing. Andrea looks at each treatment as an opportunity to provide her clients with immediate results while building lasting relationships. She completed certifications with AAA five diamond customer service standards, advanced peel training with Environ, HydraFacial and PCA. Through the power of touch combined with a deep knowledge of ingredients, Andrea brings her mastery of esthetics to New Beauty & Wellness.
Rebecca Landry Licensed Massage Therapist
Meet Rebecca. Rebecca has over 10 years’ experience with massage and bodywork, including studying yogic and Ayurvedic systems while living in India. Her focus in massage therapy is to help clients find happiness and ease in their body, so that they can find happiness and ease in their life. To that end, she has pursued over 450 hours of advanced training in Thai Massage, Chi Nei Tsang, Tui Na, Connective Tissue Work, Resistance and Release, Trager Approach, and Orthopedic Massage. She implements movement techniques to calm the nervous system, allowing her to sink deeper into muscle and fascial tissue, to assess blockages, release tension, open restrictions, release harmful patterns, and find a still point where the body can heal. Rebecca combines her expertise with the Taoist concept of Wu Wei (‘not forcing’), ensuring the client’s needs guide each session and determine which techniques are used.