Our Team

Dr. Rupert Critchley heads up our incredible team here at VIVA Skin Clinics. His values for creating confidence run through the very soul of everyone you will meet along your treatment path with us.

With in depth medical knowledge as well as a creative eye, you can be assured that you are in the most capable and safest of hands. We are proud to have a specialist team that you can rely on.

The look-good, feel-good doctors

Our Doctor led team of Aesthetic Artists go above and beyond to make sure your journey with us is a special one

Dr Rupert Critchley

Director and Founder, Aesthetic Doctor

A medical doctor since 2009, Dr. Rupert founded VIVA to help people feel empowered in their skin by using injectables for subtle enhancements. When he isn’t performing treatments as one of the most sought-after practitioners in the country, Dr. Rupert can be found training other medical professionals. Having been made a trustee for the prestigious British College of Aesthetic Medicine, we’re grateful to have him and his expertise available to you.

VIVA Medical Team

Vikki Nurse Team member VIVA

Vikki Wood

Cosmetic Injector

Vikki is a registered ICU Nurse and Advanced Injector practising from our Tunbridge Wells clinic. Vikki has been, performing aesthetics for two years building a reputable client base around the Midlands area before making the move to London. Alongside this, Vikki is an active critical care nurse, meaning she can translate her knowledge of the anatomy and infection control measures over to the clinic. The creative side of aesthetics is Vikki's passion and she has the natural ability to restore balance to the face, whether it be enhancing features or softening them.

Emily Mannion

Cosmetic Injector

Hailing from Ireland, Nurse Emily joins VIVA from a success background of full time aesthetics and a passion to make a positive impact in her patients lives. Emily's warm, calm and friendly demeanor makes her clients feel at ease during her procedures and helps patients feel confident and comfortable in her treatment chair. Emily's approach to aesthetics are helping patients reach their aesthetic goals while maintaining a natural hoslistic result. When Emily is not working at VIVA she can be found exploring the city with her partner. Emily graduated honors with BSc in nursing- ensuring you are in safe hands.

Danika Julien

Skin Expert and Laser Therapist

Danika is a qualified and experienced Aesthetician, with over 6 years' experience. A client focused and results driven individual who aims to provide each person with a fulfilling experience. She enjoys providing an ethical and personalised experience to each individual, whilst actively helping others with their skin goals and self-confidence journey. Danika joins us from Hydrafacial UK and has worked at some of the top skin clinics in the nation.

Behind the scenes

Clare Henderson

Operations Manager

Hailing from Texas, Clare’s career started back in 2012 when she started treating patients. After life changing family loss, she found her confidence, healing and spark back through helping patients with their skin health journeys. After training with cosmetics company Aveda, she then attended the Avenue Five Institute in Austin, Tx. Clare has worked with respected companies including Sassoon Academy, Allergan and Invisalign. What is she most passionate about? Instilling confidence and making the world a happier, more understanding place. These are the qualities that make her our amazing and compassionate Operations Manager. When she’s off the clock at VIVA, Clare enjoys spending time with her partner, daughter and adorable cavapoo Lulu.

Andrea Gisonno

Clinic Manager, Chelsea

Our very own Hot Yoga practitioner, Andrea was drawn to VIVA as she wanted to help people practise better self-care and realise the best versions of themselves. She loves being a part of the patient experience and being front of house. Her bubbly personality makes our patients beam as she spreads positivity and joy throughout the whole clinic.



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