Elle · A Clinical Day Spa is staffed by experienced, professional, licensed massage therapists and estheticians. We are certain that you will find each of our staff members friendly and ready to tend to your clinical day spa needs.
Currently all practitioners can bill auto and work related injury insurance when referred by your physician or chiropractor. Most are preferred providers with private insurance networks and we will bill according to their contracted regulations.
Leigh is one of the owners of Elle · A Clinical Day Spa. After battling with acne throughout high school she utilized a local spa to help clear her skin and gain self-confidence. After high school she enrolled in the medical esthetic program at Clover Park Technical College. There she realized her true passion in life—helping others achieve their true beauty potential through skin care. Knowing the devastating effects of skin diseases and problems, she has perfected her craft with ongoing education and years of experience treating in many different spa and medical offices. She welcomes you to Elle and looks forward to your visit.
Polly is one of the owners at Elle · A Clinical Day Spa. She has managed several spas, dermatology and plastic surgery facilities and has over 15 years of experience. Polly enjoys the business side of the medical spa industry, and she is always looking for new ways to promote the facility. Driven to succeed, she continues to further her knowledge in the field by continually attending trainings to expand her expertise. Polly’s goal is to ensure that each and every client leaves Elle feeling welcome, pampered and rejuvenated.
Sarah is one of our spa coordinators who came to Elle with a youthful interest in the spa world! She is one of our Guest Service specialists at Elle and is very knowledgeable in all aspects of the Spa. She can help you decide on a makeup color or moisturizer to suit your needs or help you organize a perfect spa getaway for yourself or as a gift for a loved one!
Spa Coordinator/Licensed Esthetician
Emily is one of our spa coordinators who came to Elle with a tenacious drive to take the spa world by storm! She is in charge of Guest Services at Elle and is very knowledgeable in all aspects of the Spa because she is also a licensed esthetician. She can help you decide on a makeup color or moisturizer to suit your needs or help you organize a perfect spa getaway for yourself or as a gift for a loved one!
Licensed Massage Therapists
Jacquilynn has been massaging friends and family since grade school. In 2008, she enrolled in the 1000 hour program at Cortiva School of Massage Therapy- Seattle where she learned a variety of modalities and techniques that she incorporates throughout her practice. Jacqui graduated in 2009, keeping a part-time job at The Home Depot and massaging in home clients only. In 2010, she started working for chiropractors where she was mainly focused on deep tissue and injury treatment massage.
Now, in working with Elle, she has a greater opportunity for education to expand her skill set as well as being able to work with more therapists on hand to gain different perspectives on their craft. She enjoys all forms of massage therapy and is able to transition from relaxation to injury treatment seamlessly!
Outside the office, Jacqui enjoy hiking and camping with her boyfriend and their English bulldog pup, Lily. She also love cooking, reading, and listening to music.
Licensed Massage Therapist
Reggy graudated from Everest College in 2009 and has a rare talent for massage. He uses a hands on approach to life, so massage seemed like the perfect career choice for him. Reggy has so much passion massage because he is able to help his clients go from being stressed out and frustrated with their pain to relaxed, rejuvenated and stress free! During treatment massage, his focus is always working within your comfort level while being able to relieve some of your worst tensions right where you need it most! Reggy has a special knack for relieving pains you might have in your neck, outer shoulders, arms, back and hips. His number one goal is to give you the quality of massage you’ve been looking for!
Licensed Massage Practitioner
Chante came to Elle in the Fall of 2011 after graduating from Everest College with her Massage License. She specializes in aromatherapy, relaxation and injury treatment, specifically lower back injuries. Chante is also well versed in pregnancy massage, lymph drainage, stretching techniques, and energy work. She will personalize each massage to fit each individual’s needs.
Licensed Massage Practitioner
Jessi graduated from Brenneke School of Massage in February of 2002. She has worked in a chiropractor’s office for two and a half years and gained extensive therapeutic treatment experience. After owning a very successful private practice in SeaTac for two and a half years, Jessi moved to the Auburn area.
Licensed Massage Practitioner
Lannaya graduated from Ashmead Massage School in June 2002. She is a member of the American Massage Therapy Association and is Nationally Board Certified. Lannaya focuses on helping her clients work towards healing. She specializes in stress relief, relaxation, and injury prevention and recovery. She became certified in massage cupping in February 2010. This modality helps with myo-fascial release. She’s also certified in Mana Lomi massage, the clinically focused Hawaiian massage. She was trained by Dr. Maka’ala Yates, DC, on level 2 advanced Mana Lomi protocols. Mana Lomi is deep, yet gentle bodywork. Mana Lomi is a traditional Hawaiian concept of working with the mana (life force) of the body, mind and soul of an individual. Lannaya does Medical Energy work as a Reiki Master using hands on healing.
Licensed Massage Practitioner
Larysa graduated from Everest College in 2007 and prior to that, worked in Ukraine doing sports injury massage starting in 1990. She specializes in Swedish, relaxation and deep tissue massage. Larysa is also well versed in pregnancy massage, lymph drainage, stretching techniques, and energy work. Larysa personalizes each massage to fit each individual’s needs.
Licensed Massage Practitioner/Esthetician
Alex graduated from Ashmead in 2008 with her massage therapy license and extensive spa body treatment training. She then earned her Associate Degree in Small Business Entrepreneurship with a Certificate in Supervision and Leadership from Pierce College in 2011. Following this she decided to further explore her career field and attended Gary Manuel Aveda Institute to earn her esthetics license in early 2012. Alex has lived in the spa industry for the past 4 years and loves every aspect of helping others attain a better relationship with themselves. She loves to customize any treatment to your exact needs and leave you feeling refreshed and rejuvenated.
Lead Esthetician / Makeup Artist
Yelena graduated from the Euro Institute of Skin Care. Her European approach to skin care addresses both external and internal factors of the skin. She is an educator on the importance of home care and diet, as well as prevention and clinical maintenance as vital treatments to combat the effects of aging. Yelena specializes in acne treatments, corrective and restorative skin care, microdermabrasion, chemical peels, waxing, sugaring, tinting, and professional makeup application.
Esthetician / Makeup Artist
Amy Graduated from The Salon Professional Academy in Tacoma and enjoys educating clients in how health and lifestyle can affect the skin. She believes in pursuing continuing education to learn the latest in skincare technologies. Amy chose this industry because she has an active interest helping people to look their individual best. Customizing professional treatments and recommending corrective home care regimens to best fit each individual’s unique needs follows her professional approach. Facial and skin care services include: acne skin care, anti-aging skin care, brow and lash tinting, chemical peels, microdermabrasion, professional makeup applications and waxing.
Emily M. Sabbagh, M.D., D.D.S.
Dr. Emily M. Sabbagh has a unique career specializing in Oral and Maxillofacial and laser surgery. She received her dental degree (DDS) from Columbia University School of Dental and Oral Surgery in New York City, her medical degree (MD) from Drexel University College of Medicine. Dr. Sabbagh trained at the prestigious Keller Medical Institute in Monterey CA and is certified in laser science and operations in the Cynosure Affirm, Elite and Smartlipo. She did her Residency at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, General Surgery / Oral Maxillofacial Surgery 1987-1993. Dr. Sabbagh maintains professional affiliations with: American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. Diplomate of the American Society of Dental Anesthesiology and she is also a Member of The American Academy of Cosmetic Physicians. Dr. Emily is currently offering cosmetic dermal fillers, professional teeth whitening and laser toe fungus treatment at Elle once a month.
Lawrence Gogenola, M.D.
A native of the Pacific Northwest, Dr. Gogenola graduated from the University of Washington School of Medicine and was board-certified in dermatology in 1987. He has been practicing dermatology on the Eastside since 1988. Dr. Gogenola’s special interests include the treatment and prevention of skin cancer, cosmetic dermatology, and the treatment of acne. He is also an avid skier and enjoys physical fitness and conditioning. Dr. G is currently offering Botox once a month in our Elle location in Kent. His attention to detail and conservative eye will give you the perfect results every time!