Tristen Durkin, RN-BSN, is the founder and CEO of True Medical Aesthetics PLLC – a cutting-edge medical spa in Avon, Connecticut. Tristen began her professional career in the field of mental health and addiction in 2007 and obtained certifications in Trauma Sensitive Services and Holistic Disease Management in addition to performing volunteer work with homeless outreach and global cross cultural volunteer services.
After becoming a Registered Nurse, she worked in homecare, obtaining IV Therapy and Wound Care certifications, quickly developing a special interest in medical aesthetics and wellness services. She has worked in various medical spas settings since 2014, obtaining professional advanced training and certification in Botox, Filler, Laser Services, Non Surgical Body Contouring and Medical Grade Skin Care and has published expert skin care advice in Connecticut Magazine. Tristen also actively engages in professional speaking engagements in the industry, and provides mentorship to fellow medical spa business owners and aesthetic providers. When not working, Tristen enjoys spending time with her family, on the tennis courts and traveling.