At the Aesthetic Training Academy our resident trainers come from a diverse range of backgrounds with extensive knowledge and expertise in their fields.
Dr Emma Ravichandran BDS.MFDS
Dr Emma Ravichandran BDS. MFDS, the multi-award winning aesthetic medicine specialist, is co-founder of the Clinetix Medispa group, the Association of Aesthetic Practitioners (ASAP) and the Aesthetic Training Academy (ATA). With a background in paediatric dentistry and 12 years of excellence in Aesthetic Medicine, Emma possesses a peerless range of expertise and achievements.
Since its inception in 2009, Clinetix has progressed to become one of the world’s most ethical, pioneering and patient-focused clinical groups. Emma’s reputation and dedication to the highest standards in practice have led to guest lecturing, at venues such as the RCS (London & Scotland), Key Opinion Leader roles, and articles in a wide range of publications. All these activities have promoted and shared the safe and effective application of the latest aesthetic techniques and products.
In 2018, Emma was honoured with the award of Medical Practitioner of the Year at the prestigious MyFaceMyBody Awards. Emma previously achieved renown as Aesthetic Dentist of the Year and, with her co-founder and team, as Best Clinic Scotland at the Aesthetic Awards. Recognition also came in 2017, when the ATA became the only HIS regulated service of its kind.
Following the foundation of the ASAP in 2009, Emma has assisted in the development of countless numbers of practitioners, via online forums and annual conferences. Throughout the many strands of her professional life, Emma places the ultimate benefits to patients at the heart of all her professional and clinical decisions.
Emma prides herself on the development of the Clinetix team and appreciates the importance of individually tailored staff progression and constructive team building in achieving the aim of genuinely patient-centred care. As a responsible business owner, Emma ensures Clinetix is an outward-facing organisation and Clinetix is known as an avid supporter of local charitable and sporting events.
Dr Paula Mann BDS.MFDS.MFGDP
Dr Paula Mann BDS qualified from Glasgow University with Honours in 2000 and has since gained Fellowship Diplomas from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons in both Edinburgh and London. Paula’s time spent as a clinical teacher at Glasgow Dental Hospital and School allowed her to gain an abundance of experience in demonstrating and explaining clinical theory and techniques.
Paula has presented at a number of national Dental and Aesthetic conferences and is an Innovation Partner for Merz Aesthetics (the manufacturers of BOCOUTURE and Belotero range) where her role is to educate other medical practitioners on how to perfect their aesthetic techniques. Paula specialises in non-surgical facial aesthetics with a special interest in lip augmentation, facial volume loss and line reduction. She is passionate about providing treatments that will improve patients confidence and well-being while appearing subtle and natural.
Dr Caroline McAuley BDS MJDF Dip Rest Dent RCS
Dr Caroline McAuley BDS MJDF Dip Rest Dent RCS qualified as a dental surgeon from the University of Glasgow in 2007. Since graduation, Caroline has spent her time working primarily in private dental practice, developing a keen eye for carrying out aesthetic treatments for her patients. She has completed extensive training at the Aesthetic Training Academy in the use of Dermal Fillers and Botulinum Toxin.
Caroline works at Clinetix alongside working in dental practice. Her goal is to make her clients feel relaxed and at ease at their consultation with her approachable and friendly manner, allowing clients to achieve the best aesthetic result.
RN Sarah Gillies
Sarah Gillies is committed to uncovering individual patient’s concerns and expectations to create bespoke treatment plans that exceed expectations. My Face My Body Aesthetic Nurse Practitioner of the Year UK 2019, Sarah has over 20 years experience in nursing with a BSc nursing degree and an MSC in Pain Management.
Sarah has practised aesthetic medicine since 2014 and joined the Clinetix team in 2016 on a part-time basis whilst working for the NHS.
Originally from South Uist in the Outer Hebrides, Sarah has lived in Glasgow for 16 years. Sarah has a passion for making clients feel comfortable and relaxed and enjoys seeing rejuvenation treatments boost clients self-esteem. In addition to carrying out toxin and filler treatments, Sarah is dedicated to sharing her knowledge with others – training delegates on how to use toxin and fillers to naturally rejuvenate the appearance.
Erin Anderson is a passionate and knowledgeable aesthetic therapist who advanced her expertise at the University of the Arts in London after working with some of the industry’s best. Erin always has her finger on the pulse, constantly strengthening and developing her already vast understanding of aesthetic treatments.
Erin is devoted to sharing her aesthetic expertise and knowledge. Erin has previously lectured and performed a live demonstration at the Association of Scottish Aesthetic Practitioners conference in Glasgow on the A-Z of Microneedling.