Dr Sam Robson is a highly respected and experienced practitioner who qualified as a GP in 1997 and has been practising aesthetic medicine since 2004. She recognised during this period the importance of self-esteem and how closely it can be linked to people’s feelings about their appearance. She has also become progressively aware of the increasing incidence of low morale and self-esteem caused by:
The repertoire of treatments provided by the clinic aims to help address these problems.
Sam has two sons that she frets about, an adorable chocolate Labrador called Coco and an impressive collection of Irregular Choice shoes (22 pairs at last count). She is quite sporty, enjoys knitting and has developed a keen interest in Scottish gin.
Rebecca joined the Temple team in 2016 as part of their Front of House. She scooped the Receptionist of the year award at the 2018 National Aesthetics Awards and has been a warm welcoming face for our patients over the past 6 years.
More recently she has stepped back from her Front of House role to enable her to focus on her passion for all things digital and has since qualified with a degree in Digital Media whilst also establishing her successful Digital Marketing company Bexion.
From the end of the summer, Rebecca will rarely be seen on Front of House as she focuses on her new role of Digital Marketing Consultant for the clinic. With her experience, success, passion and creativity she will be helping to raise the digital profile of the clinic within the crowded space of the internet.
Her main responsibility will be to create a strong online presence across all social media platforms by developing bespoke content, strategy and collaborating with marketing and sales to provide strong engaging content.
Outside of work Rebecca loves to go to the gym, attend dance classes and be a dedicated mum to her boy.
Our Clinic Manager Lois joined Temple Clinic in April 2022 and has embraced enthusiastically everything required to lead the team.
Lois has an extensive background in Management and is extremely passionate about fantastic customer service.
Lois coordinates the smooth running of the clinic being responsible for HR and Front of House whilst taking an active role in marketing and everything behind the scenes.
She is creative, kind and fun - Lois loves to chat and is rarely seen without a smile on her face.
This busy lady also has 3 beautiful children - when she isn’t in the clinic or being a mum, she is usually spotted with a shopping bag in hand, as Lois also loves fashion. She loves to perform and after a few drinks has been known to share some of her stage stories or grab the microphone and sing!!
Gillian originally joined the Temple team in August 2021 as clinic assistant supporting the management team in the essential "behind the scenes" administration required for a busy clinic. She not only excelled in this role but her engaging interpersonal skills merited a promotion to Front of House.
Now working predominantly on reception , she offers a friendly welcoming face to all patients, ensuring that their journey runs smoothly - from an initial enquiry to ensuring appropriate follow up is in place, Gillian can be relied upon to make everyone feel at home.
Outside of work Gillian enjoys walking, reading, and spending time with her friends and family. She has a wicked sense of humour and welcomes any opportunity to have a party.
Magda started working at Temple Clinic in July 2021 having completed level 3 beauty therapy at Aberdeen college. Being passionate about skin and the need to follow a healthy lifestyle meant that Magda was able to wholeheartedly embrace the full repertoire of treatments on offer at Temple. She showed herself to be an enthusiastic student, developing her knowledge and understanding of problem skin whilst also absorbing the comprehensive theory underpinning the Temple Vie weight management programme.
Her ability and natural talent as a leader allowed her to be quickly promoted to head therapist. As well as delivering first class treatments to patients, Magda plays a vital role in developing innovative protocols and treatment regimes which ensures that Temple Clinic remains at the cutting edge of aesthetics in Scotland.
When not working Magda loves spending time with her young family, taking photographs and travelling. She admits to having realised that it is a sign of passing youth to prefer a night in to a night out with her guilty pleasure being to watch home renovation programmes!
Lauren is a passionate therapist who finds great joy in performing skin treatments. With a deep understanding of how skin problems can affect patients, she goes above and beyond to provide the best possible help and advice. Witnessing the transformative before and after results, not only in the appearance but also in the confidence of her patients, brings her immense satisfaction.
Lauren specialises in radio frequency treatments using the advanced Endymed machine, offering bespoke options to address individual needs and concerns.
She also excels in delivering HydraFacial treatments, customising them to suit each patient and leaving them with a radiant glow.
Additionally, Lauren offers medical-grade skin peels that effectively tackle issues such as acne, rosacea, pigmentation, and overall skin rejuvenation. Her own journey of improving skin health through lifestyle changes has inspired her to educate patients about the significance of the microbiome and gut health.
Lauren has an essential role working with patients on the Temple Vie programme. Whilst delivering the weekly body contouring treatments, Lauren evaluates the well-being of the patients on their weight loss journey providing guidance as required and supporting the medical supervision. Her own interest in health ensures that she keeps up to date with developments and best practice relating to obesity and weight management. She encourages patients to understand and engage with the necessary lifestyle changes required to ensure weight loss can be maintained.
Out of work she loves spending time with her daughter and is on a mission to rediscover her love for yoga and the gym.
Sophie qualified as a nurse in October 2012 and worked for 2 years in a hospital setting as a theatre nurse, gaining invaluable experience in caring for patients before embarking on an exciting career change in aesthetic medicine. She undertook several years of training refining her skills and expertise and now enjoys delivering a wide range of treatments.
Sophie’s meticulous attention to detail and pursuit of excellence not only earned her a loyal following but her growing reputation ensured she was snapped up by Dr Sam in early 2023 and has been a welcome addition to the team at Temple.
Outside of work, Sophie has two fur babies (Bailey and Bella, both Lhasa Apsos) that she dotes on. Sophie is a self-confessed chocoholic and is also quite partial to an espresso martini!
Apart from securing the spot of lead aesthetic nurse at Temple Clinic, her other claim to fame was being on TV for a millisecond in the audience of the Britain’s got Talent auditions.
Karis joined the clinic in September 2022 and is a leading light in the front of house team. Since starting at the clinic, she has readily embraced the clinic’s ethos of providing excellence for every patient through having the friendliest of demeanours and a can-do attitude.
Between tending to patient enquiries, packing up orders and assisting her team in the daily running of the clinic, she can always be found ready to spare a moment to chat, find you the best deals or advise you on who best to see in the clinic to achieve your desired results. She is a whizz at IT and has earned herself the honour of being chief minute taker at clinic meetings. With Karis’ quick wit and ready sense of fun there is rarely a dull moment when she is in the clinic.
Karis loves her job at Temple and as she beavers away behind the scenes working towards completing her medical degree, we hope she will return in the future and become an active participant in the clinical team.
Her performing skills were discovered at an early stage and she was given a lead role in their Christmas play! Beyond the clinic walls, Karis can be found experimenting with makeup and fancy wigs, developing her cooking skills and working as a shot girl supporting the hospitality industry.
Natasha joined the Temple team in 2022 with 4 Years experience of working in the Beauty industry. She was keen to stretch her knowledge and understanding about skin concerns and leapt at the opportunity to be part of a team that could offer medical grade treatments delivering exceptional results.
Natasha has embraced the education provided to her during her Temple Vie training and now enjoys incorporating this knowledge into her own life and ensuring she provides a healthy lifestyle for her young family.
She is highly organised and her skills at coordinating documentation have enabled her to become lead research assistant at Temple Clinic. She has been discovered by the Social Media team and has found herself inveigled in many of their amusing reels.
Her role as a therapist is developing to be able to deliver all skin and body treatments and she is valued as an enthusiastic member of the clinical team.
Outside of work, Natasha lavishes time and attention on her wee boy, Koby, and, when time allows, feeds her obsession with organisation by creating projects for her house. She an accomplished shot taker and can be relied upon to be the last woman standing at a night out.
Dayna embarked on her journey with Temple Clinic in October 2022, bringing with her a wealth of expertise in the realms of finance. With a distinguished BA (Hons) degree in Accounting and Finance, she has honed her skills through years of dedicated study and practical experience.
Within the walls of Temple Clinic, Dayna assumes the pivotal role of overseeing all financial matters. Her meticulous approach and unwavering dedication ensure that the clinic's financial operations remain seamlessly efficient.
Beyond work, Dayna treasures moments with her son, indulges in hikes, cycling, and sunrise views. She has a great love for nature and life’s simple pleasures.
We're delighted to introduce Harry, our new Clinic Assistant at Temple Clinic.
Harry is a multi-faceted individual with a deep love for music, spanning all genres, and a particular fondness for musical theatre. His stage experience and admiration for Ariana Grande make him our in-house expert for all things melodic. When he's not assisting at the clinic, Harry is passionate about veganism and enjoys experimenting with vegan dishes in the kitchen.
A true advocate for well-being, he aims for 10,000 daily steps through nature walks and jogs, ensuring a healthy body and mind. Social and family-oriented, Harry loves spending quality time with loved ones and exploring the town. His diverse interests and lively spirit make him a wonderful addition to the Temple Clinic team.