800 Main Street South | Southbury, CT

30 E 60th Suite 904 | New York, NY

(injectables only)

New York State tax is applied to all New York State transactions. There is a credit card surcharge of 3% on any credit card transactions in the New York City office. This is equivalent to $3.00 for every $100.00 spent.

*Results may vary. Unless noted otherwise, testimonials provided for Grace Medical Aesthetics are patients of Grace Medical Aesthetics who have undergone completed treatment(s.) Before and after images reflect real results from real patients, although individual results may vary. Statements estimating treatment duration and the amount of treatments required are based on the typical experience of patients of Grace Medical Aesthetics, however, duration and amount of treatments needed may vary per client. A guarantee is neither provided nor implied. For more information, please refer to our Disclaimer.

SHADOW EXPERIENCES

Customized learning for the medical aesthetics industry.

Grace Medical Aesthetics is now offering customized Shadow Experiences to those interested in further their career in the medical aesthetics industry! Our Shadow Experiences are open to nurses, nurse practitioners, physicians' assistants, doctors, estheticians, medical assistants, and managerial staff already in or looking to join the medical aesthetics industry. These Experiences are meant to answer questions, fine tune your own procedural skills, acquire new procedural skills, develop or perfect your business model, develop a marketing strategy, and to learn how to make your mark on the aesthetic industry.

Grace Medical Aesthetics offers three Shadow Experiences in our Southbury, CT office customized per your requests out of the following modules. The topics covered in these modules are customized to your experience level and needs.

Injectable Shadowing Module

Shadow owner/operator Charis Wipfler, APRN through her regularly scheduled day of injectable treatments seeing approx. 20-30 clients.

  • Detailed explanation of neurotoxins and dermal fillers and the appropriate uses.

  • Specific injectable treatments may include:

    • Neurotoxins (Dysport, Botox)​

    • Lip Augmentation

    • Cheek Augmentation

    • Jawline Contouring

    • Chin Augmentation

    • Temple Correction

    • Global Facial Rejuvenation

    • Kybella

    • Microcannula work

  • Detailed explanation behind the thought process of product choice, placement, and appropriate expectations of outcomes.​

  • How to appropriately manage client expectations.

  • Question and answer segment following the shadowing for any additional questions.

  • This is not a hands-on training. You will not perform any procedures. If you would like to be injected by Charis Wipfler the day of your shadowing experience, please request additional information.

The Injectable Shadowing Module can be taken as part of "The Medical Experience" for your choice of 2-6 hours.

Marketing Strategy Module

One-on-one sit down discussion with Social Media & Marketing Director Jennifer Berardi to discuss your current marketing plan and develop new strategies.

  • In-depth social media training and breakdown of your current social media strategy.

  • Explanation of third party platforms dedicated to the medical aesthetic industry and how to use them to your benefit.

  • The importance of content creation, how to create content that represents your brand, and video content creation.

  • In-depth look into your target demographic and how to capture and retain potential clients.

  • The importance of honest, consistent before & after photos.

The Marketing Strategy Module can be taken as part of "The Medical Experience" or "The Business Experience" for your choice of 1-2 hours.

Business Strategy Module

One-on-one sit down discussion with Social Media & Marketing Director Jennifer Berardi, owner/operator Charis Wipfler, and other Grace Medical Aesthetics staff to discuss your current business model, goals, and strategy.

  • In-depth breakdown of your current business strategy and marketing plan.

  • The importance of customer service and thoughtful hiring.

  • In-depth look into your target demographic and how to capture potential clients with appropriate treatment offerings.

  • The pros and cons of commission.

The Business Strategy Module can be taken as part of "The Medical Experience" or "The Business Experience" for your choice of 1-2 hours.

Laser & Skincare Services Shadowing Module

Grace Medical Aesthetics' nurses and aesthetician break down what treatments are appropriate for specific concerns.

  • Specific laser and skincare services may include:

    • Alma Soprano ICE laser hair removal​

    • Palomar Icon 2940, 1540, and IPL

    • Quanta EVO-C Plus 1064 and tattoo removal

    • Ultherapy

    • Silk Peel Dermalinfusion

    • The Perfect Peel

    • Chemical Peels

    • Microneedling, with or without PRP

  • This is not a hands-on training. You will not perform any procedures.

The Laser & Skincare Services Module can be taken as part of "The Medical Experience" for your choice of 1-2 hours.

Esthetician Shadowing and Career Leadership Module

One-on-one sit down discussion with Medical Esthetician and Patient Liaison Jessica McSaveny.

  • Detailed explanation of skincare products, medical grade treatments, and skincare consultations skills.

  • In-depth look into the skincare treatments you already offer and how to make them work for your business.

  • Discussion of state requirements, licensing, and legalities.

  • Medical assistant and esthetician needs in a medical aesthetics practice.

  • Interview skills, resume building, and how to build an esthetician practice in a predominately medical-based office.

  • Please note, this will not cover "day spa" esthetician services, such as body waxing, facials, make up, massage, etc.

The Esthetician Shadowing and Career Leadership Module can be taken as part of "The Esthetician Experience" for 4 hours or "The Medical Experience" for your choice of 1-2 hours. If you are a medical provider, this module can be tailored to guide you on how to properly utilize an esthetician or medical assistant in your office.

THE MEDICAL EXPERIENCE

Open to nurses, nurse practitioners, physicians' assistants, and doctors looking to expand their knowledge of medical aesthetic procedures and business tactics. This experience is reserved for one person per day in our Southbury, CT office.

​6 hour day - $1,500.00

  • Your choice of 1-3 of the above modules totaling 6 hours of shadow time.

  • Treatment and procedure shadowing is not hands-on training. You will not perform any procedures. If you would like to be injected by Charis Wipfler the day of your shadowing experience, please request additional information.

  • The client-to-client procedures and treatments will be randomized based on the day's schedule. If there are certain procedures you would like to see, please let us know and we will do our best to accommodate

If you would like to partake in "The Medical Experience" shadowing experience at Grace Medical Aesthetics, please email Jennifer Berardi at jennifer@gracemedicalaesthetics.com with the following:

  1. Your level of experience in the medical and medical aesthetics industry.

  2. Your medical license # for validation.

  3. Your module choices totaling 6 hours of shadow time.

  4. Your ideal treatment, procedure, business and/or marketing focus.

THE ESTHETICIAN EXPERIENCE

Open to estheticians and medical assistants looking to further their career in the medical aesthetics industry. This experience is reserved for one person per day in our Southbury, CT office.

​4 hour day - $500.00

  • Esthetician Shadowing and Career Leadership Module.

If you would like to partake in "The Esthetician Experience" shadowing experience at Grace Medical Aesthetics, please email Jennifer Berardi at jennifer@gracemedicalaesthetics.com with the following:

  1. Your level of experience in the medical aesthetics industry, esthetician experience, and/or medical assisting experience.

  2. Your esthetician license #, if applicable. (state law dependent, license not required to participate)

  3. Your medical assistant certification, if applicable. (state law dependent, certificate not required to participate)

  4. Your esthetician or medical assistant career goals and the state(s) in which you plan to practice.

THE BUSINESS EXPERIENCE

Open to managers, marketing teams, support staff, etc. in the medical aesthetics industry. This experience is reserved for one person per day in our Southbury, CT office.

​4 hour day - $500.00

  • Marketing Strategy and Business Strategy Modules.

If you would like to partake in "The Business Experience" shadowing experience at Grace Medical Aesthetics, please email Jennifer Berardi at jennifer@gracemedicalaesthetics.com with the following:

  1. Your position and level of experience in the medical aesthetics industry.

  2. A brief description of your current business model, strategies, demographic, and goals.