Our Companies Clinical Staff

skinRx, Inc. has been proudly serving the Denver metro area since 1999. We began as a small skin care clinic and expanded into a thriving comprehensive skin care and wellness center. We take a great deal of pride in our business and we strive to give each client our undivided attention and the absolute best individual care we can provide.

Portrait-ChristineChristine Ashkar Cohlmia

Owner, Licensed Esthetician

Christine founded skinRx in 1999. With several years of experience practicing skin care in a clinical setting, her passion is in helping other achieve skin care results through prescribing customized service and product regimens. Christine specializes in teen/adult acne, anti-aging, sun damage, discoloration/melasma, vascular irregularities, and overall improvement of tone and texture of the skin.

Portrait-PaulaPaula Ashkar Aweida

Owner, Licensed Esthetician

Paula partnered with Christine in 2002 as co-owner of skinRx. With several years of skin care experience, Paula focuses on a results-oriented approach to aesthetics. She specializes in combining nutritional and supplemental support with skin care regiments to achieve overall skin and body health from the inside out. Paula has a passion for treating clients with acne, hyperpigmentation, and premature aging. Paula prides herself in helping others look and feel their best through her compassionate touch and nurturing nature.


Dr. Duried Kassab

Medical Director & Delegating Physician

Duried Kassab, D.O., is a Colorado native. He is board certified in Family Medicine at Rose Medical Center in Denver. He joined Team Health out of residency in 2011 and has been their group leader since 2013. He is fellowship trained in leadership and has held multiple medical directorship positions since 2017. Dr. Kassab has been recognized amongst his peers with various awards and is highly involved with his patients, his group, and the facilities he serves. We are honored to have Dr. Kassab as our Medical Director and as a clinical resource to our clients.

SkinRx DanDaniel L. Ashkar

Certified Laser Specialist

Daniel founded Laser Treatment Associates in 2010, currently the only laser clinic in CO specializing in drug-free toenail fungus treatment. He was an anti-infective specialist with Johnson & Johnson for 8 years and spent 7 years at the University of Colorado to attain a BA in Biochemistry and an MBA in Health Administration. He is highly proficient with laser nail fungus treatment, and also collaborates with the medial skin care aestheticians at skinRx to provide “non-ablative” laser services such as fine line/wrinkle reduction, skin tightening, acne scar reduction , active acne, and wart treatments. He takes great pride in delivering innovative, safe, effective, and affordable laser treatments.

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Kara Turner

Licensed Massage Therapist, Pain Elimination Specialist, Reiki Practitioner

Kara has over 20 years of experience helping others through physical rehabilitation and massage therapy. In 2009-2011 Kara was the full time Denver Nuggets massage therapist and continues to work on elite athletes world-wide. Her therapeutic massages are highly effective and results oriented. Your specific needs will be addressed by utilizing a wide variety of exceptionally impressive techniques with lasting results. Come discover why so many of Kara’s clients call her “a miracle worker” today.

Michelle Kline

Licensed Massage Therapist

Michelle has been working as a deep tissue and sports oriented massage therapist since graduating in 2017. She is currently working as one of the massage therapists for the Denver Broncos in addition to treating athletes from all sports and activities. Michelle has years of experience working with all levels of athletes and runners and is best know for her unique structural and functional approach to issues arising from muscular attachment and insertion points. Using a mixed modality deep tissue style modality, all sessions are result oriented and designed to address each clients specific needs. Michelle focuses on a deep understanding of movement and mobility, sport specific injury and anatomy and physiology. Michelle also specializes in dysfunctions of the cervical neck including thoracic outlet syndrome. Schedule with Michelle for 60 or 90 minute session by texting or calling her at 970-739-4668

Jason Williams

Personal Trainer, Owner J. Williams Health and Fitness

Jason has been a fitness and nutrition professional since 2006 and received a Bachelors degree in Exercise Science with a minor in Sport Management from Cornell College in Mount Vernon, Iowa in 2008.  Over the last 12 years, Jason has held leadership positions with some of the fitness industry leaders including Life Time Fitness, Equinox, and Cenegenics in both Colorado and California.  He founded J. Williams Health and Fitness in 2013 with the ultimate goal in mind to to add value to as many people’s lives as possible through proper exercise and nutrition. For more information on Jason, visit www.jwilliamshealthandfitness.com or call 319-721-1954.


Dallas Shepard

Economics and Finance, Founder and LENS Practitioner of Harmonized Brain Centers

Dallas is a certified LENS (Low Energy Neurofeedback System) Practitioner and a registered psychotherapist in the State of Colorado with a passion to help others with their neurological challenges. Having been a caregiver of a child that suffered from Traumatic Brain Injury, Dallas has been involved in his son’s rehabilitation since 2003.  This practical experience led Dallas and his wife to establishing the Harmonized Brain Centers in 2013. Dallas has successfully completed over 9,000 sessions of LENS to help his clients have more efficient brain function which has led to great improvements in their lives. Although LENS is our primary modality we strongly believe in an integrated approach to helping clients achieve their wellness. Increasing blood flow, low light laser therapy, nutrition, exercise and drinking water are just some of the basic things we can all do to improve our brain health. The entrepreneurial spirit is strong Dallas and he is excited about helping more clients and promoting the opportunity to open more Harmonized Brain Centers besides our offices in Colorado Springs, CO,  Nashville, TN and Denver, CO.

Shelly Shepard

BS Marketing, Marketing and Educational Director of Harmonized Brain Centers

Shelly became intrigued by the brain and how it functions after working with her son, Austin, and helping him with rehab after he was hit in the head with a baseball in January, 2003.  Since co-founding the Harmonized Brain Centers in 2013, Shelly has been relentless in promoting our services as they have helped so many clients and she wants to help more. For more information, visit www.HarmonizedBrainCenters.com or call 719-661-6422.