Thirty years ago, we set out to define the Atlanta spa experience.
We’re still doing it.
At Spa Sydell, we’re passionate about helping Atlantans become the best version of themselves. Whether providing a stress-relieving escape, or a skin and body transformation, Spa Sydell gives every client the personal care they deserve to rejuvenate and relax. Time after time.
Led by visionary aesthetics experts, we have an unstoppable desire to provide the latest and most effective treatments, products, and technologies through our spas. We love taking care of each client with professional, truly expert advice, and friendly service.
It’s what we’ve been doing for thirty years — and we’re just getting better. Come feel for yourself what the new generation of care is all about at Spa Sydell.
- Facial and Body Treatments
- Anti-Aging Procedures such as Ultherapy
- Microneedling, RF Microneedling
- Laser Treatments, including Erbium Pixel, Photogenesis and Viva Fractional RF
- Injectables and Fillers like Botox®, Juvederm®, and KYBELLA®
- Body Contouring, featuring CoolSculpting®, Venus Freeze™, Posh, and Cellutone
- Spa Packages
Meet Our Team
Dr. Herbert Kollinger
Doctor Herb Kollinger, well known in the medical spa industry and be his numerous clients "Dr. K" is a master injector and the Chief Medical Officer with Atlanta's Spa Sydell. His warm personality coupled with his knowledge of facial structures and attention to detail helps keep customers looking young and coming back for more. For those that are new to injections and fillers, Dr. K takes time to prep them on what to expect throughout the process. Because of the certified technicians and professionals like Dr. K at Spa Sydell, men and women can enjoy standard spa services like massages and facials along with all of the latest anti-aging innovative treatments.
RN, Aesthetic Injector
Nurse Cheryl has been with Spa Sydell for over 10 years. She has over 25 years of experience as aesthetic injector. Cheryl is certified in dermal fillers for Facial Enhancement and Facial Anti-Aging Treatments using products such as Botox, Xeomin and the new Jeuveau. Nurse Cheryl has received Advanced Esthetics certification by Merz, the makers of Radiesse
RN, Aesthetic Injector
Whitney specializes in Botox, dermal fillers and Kybella. She prides herself on her ability to perform profile balancing injectable procedures. In addition, she has perfected her signature lip technique and loves transforming lips. She develops individualized treatment plans for every client in order to yield the most beautiful, balanced, natural result. Using a combination of techniques, she is able to achieve a result that you will love and will keep you looking like your best self. When she isn’t injecting, Whitney spends her time with her two daughters, Lilly and Baylor. Come see Whitney at our Buckhead location and let her bring out your best features.
Nazar is one of our Lead Laser Estheticians at Spa Sydell and loves helping clients find the perfect treatment plan to fit their needs. Nazar graduated from ISSN (International School of Skin and Nails) in 2013 and was led to Spa Sydell by her passion for knowledge and drive to excel in esthetics. She not only has her laser license, but is certified in CoolSculpting, Venus Freeze, Posh, Microneedling, Dermaplaning, HydraFacial and Microdermabrasion. Nazar loves to help her clients accomplish their most natural look by taking advantage of the latest technologies we have available today and she is motivated by the results her clients achieve from her treatments.
Azita is one of our Lead Estheticians who has been with Spa Sydell for over 10 years and is passionate about any-and-everything anti-aging. Azita has a bachelor’s degree in education and her love of helping people is what drove her to pursue esthetics. With a strong pull to anti-aging services, she has equipped herself with the knowledge of how to perform the most cutting-edge services, from Chemical Treatments, Microdermabrasion and Oxygen Infusion to Microneedling, Dermaplaning, Fibroblast (Plasma Pen), and Microblading (permanent brow artistry). Her favorite service is the Age Delay (anti-aging) Hydrafacial because of the results she sees in her clients’ skin. Azita is currently working at Perimeter.
Lauren Nee is a Licensed Esthetician, Assistant Cosmetic Laser Technician and Body Contouring Specialist at Spa Sydell Buckhead. She graduated from the Atlanta Institute of Aesthetics in Atlanta, GA. Her favorite treatments are those that are results driven, including laser procedures, Microneedling, Hydrafacial, CoolSculpting, and Ultherapy.
Caroline is a Medical Esthetician and Laser Practitioner. She graduated from Georgia State University with a bachelor's degree in Arts and Sciences. Afterwards, she pursued a degree in Aesthetics and Laser practitioner certification. Caroline has been working at Spa Sydell fifteen years. She loves the results of the Hollywood Facial, Rejuvenation Essence Treatment Facial, Microneedling, and Age Delay Hydrafacial. In her spare time, she loves to read, travel, and explore nature. Caroline works Wednesdays, Fridays, and Sundays.
Brook Franklin is not only a Licensed Esthetician, she is also an Assistant Cosmetic LASER Practitioner. With over thirteen years experience working in and around the Atlanta area, Brook is well educated in handling all skin types and skin concerns, focusing on advanced skin treatments, non-invasive body treatments, and a customized at home program to get your the results you desire.
Sun earned an esthetician license in 2011 from ISSN. Her employment at Spa Sydell began shortly afterwards in 2012. She now has a laser certificate, microneedling certificate, hydrafacial certificate, and is a certified practitioner of diamond microdermabrasion, dermaplane, and peels. Sun's favorite service is diamond microdermabrasion, but she also enjoys hydrafacials, microneedling, and dermaplane. Outside of work, she spends time cooking, shopping, and swimming! Her schedule is Wednesday thru Sunday at the Buckhead Spa Sydell.
Lisa Melina worked as an Esthetician when she lived in France. After being a flight attendant for 20 plus years, she decided to keep her feet on the ground and work in a quieter and more relaxed atmosphere. She is most passionate about traveling, nature, and animals, specifically dogs. Lisa has a sweet little Chihuahua named Lina. Lina puts a smile on her face every day and loves her unconditionally, as Lisa loves her. She enjoys performing all types of services Spa Sydell offers, but microneedling and dermaplane are two of my favorites.
Elena is an Esthetician at Spa Sydell and has been in the industry for almost 20 years. Elena graduated from ISSN (International School of Skin and Nails) in 2001 and has been with Spa Sydell for 19 years. She loves helping clients to look and feel more beautiful and putting a smile on their faces. Elena says she loves all the services she does-HydraFacial, Microdermabrasion, Microneedling, etc., as well as waxing. She believes every client has a perfect fit for their needs, and she loves helping them with that discovery. When she has free time Elena enjoys traveling, reading, and gardening. Elena is currently working at the Perimeter Spa Sydell on Wednesdays, Fridays, and Saturdays.
Lead Massage Therapist
Scott is the lead Massage Therapist at Spa Sydell and specializes in Neuromuscular Therapy and Deep Tissue Massage. Graduating from Atlanta School of Massage in May 2014, he has been working in the field ever since at Spa Sydell. Scott has certifications in Deep Tissue, Neuromuscular Therapy, Myofascial Release, Reflexology and Aromatherapy. He enjoys the profession and his extensive practice ranges from working on clients who suffer from plantar fasciitis of the feet to tension/migraine headaches of the base of the skull. Scott strongly believes bodywork is mutually beneficial to mind and body, easing tension from both physical and mental sources. He feels the most rewarding aspect of his job is tailoring each service to the client in front of him and seeing his clients make progress toward overall wellbeing. Scott is currently working at the Perimeter Spa Sydell on Sundays, Wednesdays, Fridays, and Saturdays.
Charles is a Massage Therapist and has been with Spa Sydell for over 15 years. He is known for giving his clients the ultimate experience of relaxation and applying remarkable technique. Charles attended the Atlanta School of Massage and has been certified in performing Swedish, Deep Tissue, Hot Stone, Reflexology, etc. Playing football introduced Charles into the art of massage. After experiencing the healing touch of muscle therapy, Charles began to pursue this path for his career. The satisfaction of Charles’s clients is what motivates him. Charles believes that a great massage is a combination of Swedish, Deep Tissue, and understanding what every client needs. Charles is passionate about connecting with his clients through communication and fluidity which he describes is the most rewarding. Charles states, “Relaxation is an art, and getting a massage is the perfect way to master that art.” Charles is currently working at our Spa Sydell Perimeter location Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays
Pam is one of our Lead Massage Therapists at Spa Sydell who helps clients with a wide range of needs, from pain to tension to simply relaxation. Pam has been a Massage Therapist for over 9 years and has studied Pre-Natal, Myofascial Release, and is currently a Reiki II and a certified Medical Massage Practitioner. She believes everyone benefits from touch in some way. Pam remembers her mother working three jobs and one of her first memories being massaging her back after a long day of work. Becoming a Massage Therapist has been a fulfillment of Pam’s calling. Her favorite service is a 90-Minute Deep Tissue Massage. Pam believes everything is connected in some way and pain does not always have a physical form or cause, and massage therapy can be much more than a time for relaxation. Pam is currently working at the Perimeter Spa Sydell on Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays.
Tiffany is a Massage Therapist at Spa Sydell who is passionate about nurturing and impacting her clients in a positive way. Tiffany attended Atlanta School of Massage with a certification of expertise in Deep Tissue, Swedish, Neuromuscular therapy, and Hot Stone. Tiffany is considered as an inventive bodyworker, facilitating to find the body’s desired balance and modify her technique to fit her client’s needs. Tiffany is empathetic and compassionate by the nature of massage therapy which lead her to this career and considers this the most rewarding. Tiffany strives for seeking simple relaxation to those needing relief from the effects of Fibromyalgia or Parkinson’s. Tiffany’s preferred massage is Deep Tissue because of the changes and potential to create pristine body fluidity and great results. Tiffany is currently working at our Spa Sydell Perimeter location Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays
Allison is a Massage Therapist at Spa Sydell who delivers quality care to treat all clients too the best of her abilities. Allison graduated from Atlanta School of Massage in 2000 and has been with Spa Sydell for about 7 years. With over 20 years of experience, Allison has also received her attunement as a Reiki Master and Laltochi facilitator since 2008. Allison also is a certified Shiatsu practitioner which deals with the meridians and energy pathways throughout the body and allows her to feel the blockages in the muscle and relieve the tension. Allison’s training as a Reiki Master has allowed her to approach massage from an intuitive perspective. She states, “Everything us energy and the human body is no different”. Allison’s favorite treatment is Reflexology because it works through out the entire body through the feet. Allison is currently working at our Spa Sydell Perimeter location Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays
Mitch is a Massage Therapist at Spa Sydell who helps clients having issues with muscle pain, tension, and those who just want to relax. Mitch attended the Atlanta School of Massage and graduated in 2001. He has since been certified with the National Board and has added further certifications to his repertoire, such as Certified Medical Massage Practitioner Masters Level and Neuromuscular Therapy. Mitch’s pursuit of massage therapy comes from an innate attraction to the art of massage. He feels an immediate satisfaction from helping clients through his healing touch and feels there is no higher compliment than when his clients tell him “That was fantastic; the best massage I’ve ever had!” Mitch’s areas of expertise include Swedish, Deep Tissue, Medical Massage and Neuromuscular Therapy (NMT). He believes better health—mind, body, spirit—starts with regular massage. When not at the spa helping clients, Mitch also enjoys working out and reading history and geography.
Carol Mayumi Hawthorne is Spa Sydell’s Corporate Trainer for the Massage Department and has been with Spa Sydell since March 2001. Ms. Hawthorne has been a certified, Georgia licensed Neuromuscular massage therapist for twenty three years. She is Board Certified through the National Certified Board of Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork and an approved Continuing Education Provider through NCBTMB. Currently, Ms. Hawthorne teaches massage and is the Massage Clinic Coordinator at Gwinnett College, Lilburn campus. Ms. Hawthorne is also a certified esthetician. Ms. Hawthorne holds a Bachelors of Science degree in Mental Health, specializing in Rehabilitation Counseling from the State University of New York of Buffalo. Ms. Hawthorne is also a member in good standing with American Massage Therapy Association (AMTA), National Association of Professional Women (NAPW), Georgia Women Entrepreneur Network (GWEN), Georgia Bodywork Association (GABA), Associated Bodywork & Massage Professionals (ABMP), Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD), and the National Certified Board of Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork (NCBTMB).
Wil Weems has worked as a certified neuromusculartherapist full time since 2001. He trained at the Rising Spirit Institute of Natural Health which focuses on healing the body using a holistic approach. As a professional neuromuscular therapist his goal is to help as many people as possible heal their body through the science of touch in a caring and compassionate environment. He believes massage therapy not only offers healing for the body, but also is beneficial in healing the mind and spirit. Each service Wil performs is tailored specifically to help his clients achieve improved homeostasis. His favorite service is our 90 minute massage and the 90 minute customized hot stone massage. This service allows him the time and creativity to achieve maximum relaxation and reduction of pain and stress from everyday life. In his spare time, Wil enjoys skiing, biking, and martial arts. He loves having fun in nature, hiking, and spending time with his children and grandson. He particularly likes an occasional chess game and lives by one of its key slogans: "Make your next move your best move!" With 20 years of experience Wil continues to look forward to every massage and offer the opportunity for growth and healing.
Felicia Weston has been a massage therapist for twelve years. She is naturally committed to the quality and positive outcome that she gives to her clients. She loves meeting new people and making sure they feel comfortable with her. Her great passion is bringing relief and healing to her clients. She knows that no single approach is right for every individual, and so she's been trained in a wide range of modalities, such as deept tissue, reflexology, pre-natal, and lymphatic drainage. Prenatal is the type of massage she enjoys most. Massage has many benefits, not just the relief of stress or loosening of tense, sore muscles. Its beneficial for your mind, body, and spirit. When your mind body, and spirit are in harmony, Felicia says, happiness is our natural result.
Marc first began his sports massage education at the Anadolu University Physical Education and Sports Faculty in Turkey. He studied Kinesiology and Sports Science which helped propel him into therapeutic and athletic massage. In addition to his college degree, Marc is also a 2012 graduate of ASHA (Academy of Healing Arts), where he received certifications in Swedish, Clinical Sports and Neuromuscular Therapy (NMT). He is passionate about the positive effects of therapy on the body and mind. He can provide an invigorating deep tissue sports massage for fatigued, sore muscles post-workout. He also specializes in working with clients for injury rehabilitation as well as assisting in migraine and tension-related headache relief. Or he can simply help you forget about life stresses for an hour with a relaxation-focused treatment.