Meet Our Team

Mindful of Your Needs

It’s important to us to always be at the forefront of the latest trends in the medical field; that’s why all of the professionals at Mindful Dermatology maintain the highest levels of accreditation while pursuing ongoing education and research opportunities. We know that the mind has an effect on the body, and we are committed to providing evidence-based treatments through both medical dermatology and rejuvenation therapies. Learn more about our team of providers and how their unique experience, training and expertise enables them to better support your needs.

Jennifer Cather, MD

Dr. Jennifer Cather leads Mindful Dermatology. She is a board-certified dermatologist, an active member of the American Academy of Dermatology and is an internationally recognized authority in complex medical dermatology, aesthetics, and skin cancer. Dr. Cather is passionate about diagnosing and managing patient conditions, from the most severe diseases, such as psoriasis or atopic dermatitis, to common skin conditions. Whether seeking the latest medical or rejuvenation advancements in dermatological care, Dr. Cather and her team at Mindful Dermatology are fully invested in our patients. They are constantly raising the standard for dermatology care by providing innovative, research-based therapies and actively seeking new treatments through clinical research.

Dr. Cather, a Southern California native, and her husband, Chris, have two daughters, Wonder and Magic. Outside of work, Dr. Cather enjoys staying active and living a healthy lifestyle, whether it’s snow skiing, snorkeling, hiking, or stargazing with her husband.

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Melodie Young, MSN, A/GNP-C

Melodie Young is a board certified Nurse Practitioner who has been practicing in Dallas since 1987 and is the former director of the Psoriasis Center at Baylor University Medical Center. She has served on psoriasis and phototherapy-related committees for the American Academy of Dermatology. Additionally, Melodie has 30 years of experience in clinical trials (therapies and medications) in atopic dermatitis, psoriasis, acne, rosacea, hair loss disorders and skin infections as well as aesthetic products. She has been published in nursing and medical journals, and lucky for us she carries that knowledge and passion through everything she does here at Mindful Dermatology. 

Melodie chose to work in dermatology because she loves making a difference in her patients’ lives. Melodie and her husband Gary have four-almost grown children and have lived in East Dallas since the early 90’s. She grew up road-tripping and has been to 49 states and dozens of countries with more on her bucket list. 

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Alyssa Spiegel, MPAS, PA-C

Alyssa Spiegel is a certified Physician Assistant who holds a Bachelor of Science in Nutrition from the University of Texas at Austin and a Masters in Physician Assistant Studies from the University of North Texas in Fort Worth. Alyssa has been practicing in the field of dermatology since 2010, with a personal and compassionate approach to patient care. With experience in the field of dermatologic surgery and Mohs surgery, Alyssa’s passions include acne, skin cancer screening exams, and rashes. She also manages the aesthetics center of Mindful Dermatology along-side our cosmetic nurse injector and aesthetician. She has helped to develop and expand Mindful Dermatology’s aesthetic department bringing in award winning skincare products and developing regimens for all different skin types and conditions. 

Alyssa chose to work in dermatology because she is a visual person with a passion for all facets of medical dermatology and treating kids and adults alike. She also enjoys being a PA because she loves taking care of everyone from very young to old, addressing their concerns and educating them about how to care for every aspect of their skin. She is married to her husband Brian and loves being a mom to her 3 boys. 

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Cynthia Trickett, MPAS, PA-C

Cynthia Trickett is a Physician Assistant who has served in both the Air Force Reserves and the Texas Air National Guard in the Biomedical Science Corps. Cynthia is an expert on psoriasis, having guest lectured for the National Psoriasis Foundation as well as lectured to Dermatology practitioners across the United States on psoriatic disease. She is a member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants, the Texas Academy of Physician Assistants, the Society of Dermatology Physician Assistants, and the Air National Guard Association of Physician Assistants. 

Cynthia chose to work in dermatology because she loves helping people. She is a medical professional who works to diagnose illnesses, develop and manage treatment plans, prescribe medications, and can serve as your primary healthcare provider. She will help to improve your healthcare access and quality, making it easier for you to get the care you need. And, not only can she answer all your skin care questions, but she's also a World War II history buff!

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Kaylie Brumley, Medical Aesthetician

Kaylie attended I.T.S. Academy of Beauty in Plano, and has received advanced training and certifications for EmSculpt, lasers, medical-grade peels, microblading and microneedling. Following her passion and true calling as a medical aesthetician, she joined the Mindful Dermatology team in 2008. She has worked extensively in the medical field for her entire career and particularly enjoys witnessing her patients' transformations. Kaylie’s expertise includes a wide range of cosmetic laser and rejuvenation therapies, but her favorite treatment for patients is Intense Pulsed Light (IPL). 

Kaylie is as passionate about skincare therapies in the office as she is about your at-home regimen. She has three beautiful children with her husband Jared, who shares her passions for working out, going to the movies, trying new restaurants and activities with their extended families. 

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Carol Ghatrehee, RN

Carol is a Cosmetic RN at Mindful Dermatology. With over 25 years of experience in the dermatology field, Carol is an expert in Botox, fillers, chemical peels, PRP for hair loss and more. Carol chose to work in dermatology because a person’s aesthetic needs are constantly changing throughout their lifetime and she wants to be their partner in anti-aging.

Jonathan Dayton

Jonathan Dayton, Chief Administration Officer

Prior to Mindful Dermatology, Jonathan was Chief Operating Officer at Envision Healthcare (EVHC) and served in a similar role for Sheridan Healthcare. Jonathan has devoted his career to serving healthcare organizations to help save lives. He’s excited to be leading Mindful Dermatology in its continued growth.

Jonathan and his husband, Clayton, have a daughter and reside in Richardson. Outside of work, Jonathan is an avid cyclist, and enjoys time with friends and family – simply savoring life.

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Medical Assistants

Medical Assistants

Our team of medical assistants work alongside our providers and are instrumental in ensuring our patients have a great experience at Mindful Dermatology.

Clinical Resource Team

Clinical Resource Team

Our Clinical Resource Team handles specialized areas of patient care, including triage, biologics, in-office procedures, as well as patient referrals and more.