Our Providers


Kathy Kartchner, APRN, FNP-C

Kathy Kartchner, co-owner of Blue Mussel Aesthetics, graduated from the University of Arizona in 1998 as an Advanced Nurse Practitioner with a Masters Degree in Nursing. In 2001 she relocated to Juneau Alaska to work as a critical care/ flight nurse. After 30 years of healthcare experience, In 2012 Kathy combined her medical expertise with her passion for creativity in the field of Aesthetic Medicine.

Rebecca Young, APRN, FNP-C

Rebecca Young, co-owner of Blue Mussel Aesthetics moved to Southeast Alaska in 1996 to pursue a career in flight nursing. In 2001 she attended the University of Anchorage Alaska and obtained her Masters Degree in Nursing, specializing in Family Practice. Rebecca has over 20 years of critical care experience and currently works as an Advanced Nurse Practitioner in Juneau. In 2012 she expanded her talents and expertise into Aesthetic Medicine.

Lindsey Leder, APRN, FNP-C

Lindsey Leder is a lifelong southeast Alaskan who graduated from the University of Alaska Anchorage in 2015 with her Masters Degree in Nursing. She has nearly a decade of medical experience and has worked in aesthetics since 2016. She also currently works as a Nurse Practitioner at a busy family practice clinic. Aesthetic Medicine is one of her passions and Lindsey loves working with clients to help them meet their personal goals enhancing their natural beauty. She is married with two children and enjoys travel, exploring the great outdoors, yoga, photography and cooking.

Lynn Hirschi, Medical assistant

Lynn Hirschi moved to Juneau, Alaska in 2007 looking for adventure. She graduated from the College of Southern Idaho as a Certified Medical Assistant in 1994 and has over 20 years experience in the health care industry. She also works at a busy Family Practice Clinic. She is certified in laser therapy, has a passion for aesthetics, and is and expert in medical grade skin care.


Alisha is a locally born and raised Juneauite who completed her Certified Medical Assistant studies in Portland, OR. She has nearly a decade of experience in the medical field. She brings a passion for skincare and beauty to the Blue Mussel Aesthetics Team. When she isn’t running the front desk or performing procedures, Alisha stays busy adventuring with her husband and two young daughters.

Sonia Dzinich, Clinical Aesthetician

Sonia, a long time Juneau resident, has over 12 years of experience as an aesthetician. Her expertise in skincare combined with her passion for holistic wellness is the perfect balance to Blue Mussel Aesthetics. Sonia is also a yoga instructor and brings a wealth of knowledge from multiple disciplines to the Blue Mussel Aesthetics team. Her gentle and precise nature make her a natural in the aesthetics industry. She hopes to continue her studies in nursing after raising her 3 children. When she is not taking care of others, she loves exploring the outdoors, traveling, and practicing yoga.



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Camille Severance, OFFICE MANAGER

Camille moved to Juneau in 2005 after receiving her BA in Interdisciplinary Studies from the Ateneo de Manila University in the Philippines. Juneau is now home to her and her husband and their 3 children. When Camille is not shuttling her kids between school, gymnastics, dance, and soccer, she volunteers her time as co-chair of the Riverbend PTO, Site Council and as a Board Member at AWARE. She loves hiking, cooking, and going on adventures with her family. Her leadership, energy, and organizational skills, along with her passion for helping people, make a Camille a key part of the Blue Mussel Aesthetics team.

Beverly Anne Deal Cruz, ADMIN ASSISTANT

Beverly Anne keeps Blue Mussel Aesthetics organized and moving forward as our Administrative Assistant. She has spent most of her life as a Juneau resident. She also works for the State of Alaska and is studying at the University of Alaska Southeast. Her upbeat attitude and impeccable style make her a fantastic member of the team.