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Barbara Devlin


Barbara, a licensed esthetician joined Catherine Hinds in 2001. A former graduate with a love of esthetics and education made the Institute a perfect fit. Barbara teaches the Master Esthetics curriculum, which includes laser hair reduction certification. She is also a National Advanced Educator for PCA Skin, a healthcare company in Scottsdale, AZ. She loves training students, estheticians, nurses and physicians about skin health. Barbara is also certified in Oncology Esthetics.



Elizabeth O’Toole, LMT, PTA


Elizabeth has taught in four curriculums, but has specialized in the 600 Hour Age Management and 1200 Hour Master Esthetics Programs. She also specializes in anatomy and physiology of the skin and the science behind our treatments. She graduated from Catherine Hinds Institute of Esthetics in 1990 and started her teaching career in 2005. She has been teaching at Catherine Hinds Institute of Esthetics since 2007. She had previously worked in several reputable establishments and even once owned her own small practice. She has always had a passion for the esthetics industry and has focussed on age management. She was led to this field of work because of the flexibility and choices in the work environment and schedules. She is certified in aromatherapy and PCA peels. She also has a Bachelor of Science in business and an associate's degree in physical therapy. She is a licensed massage therapist and is currently exploring the option of receiving a master's degree in teaching. She is the mother of two college aged children, who are her pride and joy.



Silvia Garcia


Silvia began teaching in 2004 and instructs the 600 Hour Plus PD Program. She specializes in age management treatments and waxing. Her own daughters inspired her to choose a career in esthetics and she is a graduate of Catherine Hinds Institute of Esthetics. She is a licensed cosmetologist who previously worked retail cosmetic counters for Revlon, Borghese, Dior, Chanel, Laura Mercier, and Elemis. She is also certified in laser hair removal, Hydra Facial, PCA peels, lash extensions, microdermabrasion, Venus Freeze, and spray tanning.



Debra Larson


Debra teaches the Spa Therapy Esthetics Program and specializes in body science and detoxification therapy. Debra's best friend originally encouraged her to call Catherine, which led her to choose her career in esthetics. She is a graduate of Catherine Hinds Institute of Esthetics and has been teaching since 1994. She was also the school director from 2000-2005. She was previously employed as the business owner of 2 retail stores, and held other jobs as a human resources consultant, financial services agent and retail manager. She has a degree in design and fashion merchandise from AIU - Lucene Switzerland. In her spare time, she enjoys gardening, pottery art, and she has an interest in conservation land trusts and antiques.



Francesca DeRosa


Francesca has been a clinic coordinator since 2002. She is a graduate of Catherine Hinds Institute of Esthetics. She has always had a passion for skin care and started her esthetics career in 2001. She previously worked at Essentials by Sheila. She is certified in the 1200 Hour Master Esthetics and is a PCA national educator. When she's not working, she enjoys the theatre, dining out and spending quality time with her wonderful husband and her beautiful, young son who is the love of her life.