At Enliven Aesthetics, we believe that natural beauty should be felt inside and out, no matter your age.
To that end, we provide full-service medical aesthetics services in Mission Valley, San Diego, CA.
We strive to help you age gracefully, so you look as young as you feel – and keep everyone guessing.
Our experts bring over 30 years of combined experience to provide you with the natural-looking aesthetic results.
Over 2,000 clients are happy with the care they have received through Enliven Aesthetics.
Joy Wellness Partners & Enliven Aesthetics Founder, and Lead Provider: Nurse Practitioner since 2013, specializing in regenerative and integrative medicine, providing a broad range of care, ranging from emergent medical treatments to medical consultations to regenerative injections.
Carol grew up in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. In 2009, she earned dual Bachelor’s Degrees of Science in Economics and Nursing from the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School of Business and School of Nursing. In 2009, Carol also co-founded LifeNet International, a non-profit conversion franchise of healthcare clinics in Burundi, Africa.
From 2009 to 2011, Carol developed her clinical skills as a nurse in the emergency room at the University Medical Center of Princeton in NJ. In 2011, she returned to Burundi to serve as the Medical Director of LifeNet International.
In 2013, Carol completed her Master’s of Science in Nursing from the University of Pennsylvania and became board-certified as a Nurse Practitioner, specializing in Adult-Gerontology Acute Care.
From 2013 to 2017, Carol worked as an NP in five Emergency Departments in Southern California and in the Temecula Valley Advanced Medicine (TVAM) Clinic in Murrieta, CA. In TVAM, she learned to help patients find solutions to their pain through the powerful, life-changing results of regenerative medicine.
In 2016, inspired by her patients’ outcomes in this cutting-edge field of healthcare and determined to help more patients, Carol engaged her healthcare management degree, her success with a healthcare startup in the heart of Africa and her clinical experience. She founded Joy Wellness Partners in 2016 in San Diego, CA, with the vision of achieving solutions to patients’ problems through regenerative medicine. In 2019, she started Enliven Aesthetics, in order to better serve her clients’ aesthetics needs.
Bonnie Wright, brings nearly 40 years of nursing experience to Enliven’s diverse team of expert Medical Aesthetic Providers. She felt a calling to be caring as a little girl and by the age of six had become recognized as the neighborhood nurse.
Bonnie began a nursing career at Pascack Valley Hospital in NJ which took her to the Bahamas, Thailand, and Cambodia, where she treated the Cambodian Royal Family.
She began working with neuromodulators like Botox in the 1980s when the treatment was still rare, and his since fine-tuned the art of aesthetic injectables.
Martyna Erskine is the lead medical provider and skilled procedurist at Joy Wellness Partners. She is also a specialist in aesthetic procedures in Enliven Aesthetics. She cares about each of her patients and strives to help them find natural and regenerative solutions to live longer, happier, more fulfilled lives.
She grew up in Poland and graduated from Adam Mickiewicz University in 2013 with a Master’s Degree in Chemistry. From 2013 to 2014, she worked as a Chemist at University’s Laboratory in Poland where she conducted research on synthesized modified elements and molecules.
She moved to California from Poland in 2015, after her experience in a ‘work & travel’ program during the summer of 2014 in Coronado, California. From 2015 to 2017, she mastered her lab analysis and IV skills as a Phlebotomist and Lab Assistant at Scripps and Palomar Hospitals. Simultaneously, she completed her nursing school prerequisites at SDSU and Miramar College.
In December 2018, she graduated with her Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing at the University of Miami with a specialty in acute care nursing. She was recruited directly out of school in December 2018 to work at Joy Wellness Partners as the first full-time RN. From 2019-2020, she also gained critical care experience as an intensive care unit (ICU) nurse in local hospitals. In January 2021 she graduated with her Master’s Degree in Nursing as a Family Nurse Practitioner. Currently, she is completing a Fellowship in Anti-Aging and Functional Medicine through AA4M.
She is fluent in Polish and English, and intermediate in Spanish and Russian. In her personal life, she loves roller blading, hiking, paddle boarding, photography, traveling, and designing and making clothing.
Elisabeth (Lissie) grew up in New Orleans, LA, and had a passion for aesthetics and entrepreneurship ever since her first job in high school. She helped a successful female RN entrepreneur to grow a Merle Norman Cosmetics make-up store, working behind the counter and developing their first online store. She obtained her Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing from Louisiana State University (LSU) in 2019, where she also served as School of Nursing Class President and Parliamentarian of LSU.
Upon graduation, she spent four (4) years in the intensive care unit at Ochsner Hospital in New Orleans, LA. Simultaneously, she started an online retail business selling “good for the skin” silk face masks called Lisbetha. In 2020, she took her first travel nurse assignment at El Centro Regional Medical Center in San Diego, California, where she fell in love with San Diego. In 2022, Lissie applied for and successfully completed an internship with Enliven Aesthetics’ expert nurse injector Bonnie Wright, RN.
She was a quick learner and graduated to seeing her own patients in three (3) different med spas in Southern California. Her specialty is injectables like neurotoxin and fillers, and Enliven Aesthetics is her long-term home. Lissie also administers IV infusions in the IV Lounge at JWP, is also proficient using theultrasound to find tiny or difficult veins.
Dr. Scott Allen, MD, is a board-certified anesthesiologist. He attended the Medical College of Wisconsin and completed residency at the University of Utah. After residency, Dr. Allen completed a fellowship in Liver Transplant Anesthesia. He was on the faculty of the University of Utah Medical School until 2018 when he entered private practice. He practices anesthesia as a partner of Mountain West Anesthesia. In 2019, he founded Satori Health and Wellness, Southern Utah’s first integrated ketamine clinic.
Currently, he is an adjunct professor at Rocky Vista University, where he teaches medical students and performs research on ketamine and other psychedelic medicines. Dr. Allen joined our team as supervising doctor in 2023, and patients will have the opportunity to see him around the clinic performing Stellate Ganglion Blocks and Ketamine infusions. He is an avid outdoorsman and enjoys spending time in the mountains, as well as the desert with his children.
Here at EA we want to make the invoicing and payment process as easy and simple as possible. If at any time you have any questions, concerns, or just need to talk to one of our team members, we are more than happy to help you. Please feel free to contact us at any time.
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