Michele Phelan has been a licensed, practicing esthetician for over 30 years. She has taught esthetics at every level including; State Board, clinical/medical and CIDESCO. Michele writes the core curriculum and teaches the Clinical esthetics portion of our innovative and highly advanced program. Michele is an International CIDESCO diplomat, CIDESCO educator and CIDESCO test examiner. She is a registered aromatherapist, one of the few registered here in the United States. She writes on a variety of industry topics and her articles have been featured in such publications as Skin Inc., Dermascope, Les Nouvelle Esthetiques, Skin Deep and Aromatherapy newsletter She has been interviewed by CBS for her extensive knowledge of skin care. Michele owned an innovative and clinically integrative spa in San Francisco for over twenty years and still maintains a private practice. She is a contributing author of the book " The Esthetician's Guide to Outstanding Esthtetics" volume I and II and the Executive Director at Concepts Institute of Advanced Esthetics.