Our Team

Dr. Jennifer Samson (Medical Director)

Dr. Jennifer Samson (Medical Director)

Dr. Jennifer Samson is a board-certified Naturopathic Physician practicing in Oregon. Dr. Samson combines evidence-based medicine with naturopathic philosophies and the latest scientific research to help her patients address the cause of their health concerns and achieve their goals for health, vitality and happiness. She takes the time to listen and thoroughly understand all of your health issues in order to develop the best health plan for your needs. She feels strongly that her extensive experience in problem solving gives her a unique proficiency in treating all types of complex health cases with customized patient care solutions.

She graduated from Portland’s National University of Natural Medicine with a degree in Naturopathic Medicine. In addition, she has a Bachelor of Science from the Arizona State University in Tempe, Arizona.

Dr. Samson grew up in Arizona but moved to the Pacific Northwest in 2000 to fulfill her lifelong dream of living surrounded by trees. She became interested in herbs, nutrition and healthy lifestyle practices early in life, and later developed a fascination for how the body, mind and environment affect each other. Dr. Samson enjoys dancing, traveling and exploring new places as well as gardening and cooking seasonally. She also loves spending time with her partner and curling up with a good book when it’s cold outside.

Stephanie Hamlin (Advanced Esthetician)

Stephanie Hamlin (Advanced Esthetician)

Stephanie Hamlin has been working in advance aesthetics for over four years and has worked at Skin Deep for about two. She came into the industry after working as a medical assistant and knew she wanted to stay within the medical sphere. She graduated from Spectrum Advanced Aesthetics  in  2017 and has hit the ground running ever since. Her passion for results focused treatments and her dedication to her clients has earned Stephanie some glowing feedback from customers and her client can’t get enough of her treatments. Stephanie loves the outdoors, spending time with her family, fueling her Starbucks addiction as well as snuggling her adorable pet cat Gizmo. She has a passion for making clients feel confident from the inside out,  is highly results driven and loves to see her clients meet their aesthetic goals!

Bella Schlesinger (Esthetician)

Bella Schlesinger (Esthetician)

Bella is a newer to aesthetics, but her passion is not. Bella has always felt a calling to be in the industry due to her own personal struggle with acne and feels passionate about making people feel good about themselves regardless of the condition of their skin. She always has amazing product recommendations and loves making treatment plans and regimens for her clients. Bella is your go to gal if you want someone compassionate, knowledgeable, kind, and who gives a killer facial massage!

Stefani Miller (Esthetician)

Stefani Miller (Esthetician)

Stefani has been working for Skin Deep & Beyond for over a decade and has built up quite the following! After working in the corporate sector for years, she decided to dive into aesthetics as a career change. She quickly fell in love with job and has been in the industry ever since. Stefani is an avid hiker, Pilates fanatic, world traveler and even dabbles in a little Flamenco from time to time! She loves spending time with her family, drinking wine, and of course catching up with clients.

Alison Vandekraak (Owner)

Alison Vandekraak (Owner)

Alison is the owner of Skin Deep & Beyond and has a passion and love for the industry. She graduated from Spectrum Advanced Aesthetics Institute and quickly entered the workforce.  She took over as owner of Skin Deep in 2018 and has been molding the business ever since. Alison’s passion is for the client. Anyone who knows her knows she goes above and beyond to make our clients happy. Her favorite part of her job is helping people find their confidence from the inside out. Some of Alison’s hobbies include  traveling with her family, reading a good book, cuddling her puppy Bella, and of course a good beauty treatment here and there!

 

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