as-suage

Verb

  1. 1. Make (an unpleasant feeling) less intense: “the letter assuaged the fears of most members”.
  2. 2. Satisfy (an appetite or desire): “an opportunity occurred to assuage her desire for knowledge”.

Synonyms:
soothe – appease – allay – pacify – mitigate – calm

A global vibe inspired by pleasure

Assuage is an exotic escape and a feast for your senses. The finest relaxation treatments from around the planet have been brought to Ft. Myers and Naples. We are proud to present a medley of services unlike anywhere else in Southwest Florida. Our talented team of nurturing massage therapists and aestheticians have perfected every technique.

 


Meet Our Staff

Stephen Prendiville, MD, Medical Director » Bio
Marina Mahle, Aesthetician » Bio
Maria Pelaez, Facial Specialist/Assistant Manager » Bio
Tricia-Lee Marhue, Microblading Specialist » Bio
Donna Fiorenti, Facial Specialist » Bio
Julia Baker, Massage Therapist/Facial Specialist » Bio
Elizabeth O'Leary, Facial Specialist » Bio
Elaine Corricelli, Guest Services » Bio

Stephen Prendiville, MD

Dr. Stephen Prendiville specializes in facial plastic surgery, and is recognized one as one of Southwest Florida's leading doctors for facelifts and rhinoplasty.

Specializing exclusively in cosmetic and reconstructive facial plastic surgery, Dr. Prendiville is the only fellowship trained and double board certified facial plastic surgeon in Fort Myers, and among the few to have achieved double board certification from the American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and the American Board of Otolaryngology.

He completed his medical training at Georgetown University and his Fellowship in Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at St. Louis University, both rated among the top medical institutions in the country.

His practice offers many surgical and non-surgical procedures that help his patients look and feel their best. He is recognized as top doctor for facelifts, rhinoplasty, blepharoplasty and skin rejuvenation and more.

Marina Mahle

Marina’s long-time love and passion for skin care and the beauty industry compelled her to pursue a career in aesthetics. She graduated from Florida Academy of Massage and Skin Care in 2002 and since has been avidly implementing the industry’s most innovative and steadfast skin care methods. Marina specializes in the finest non-invasive, preventative and corrective skin care techniques, and make-up artistry. She enjoys helping her clients look and feel their best by assisting them in achieving their personal facial and body skin care goals.

Maria Pelaez

Maria is the first face you will see as you begin your experience at Assuage Spa. She prides herself in top of the line customer service. With professional history in areas of healthcare, mental health, retail, and event management. After six years in the spa industry, Maria found her passion in skin care and has now become a Facial Specialist.

Tricia-Lee Marhue

Originally from the Caribbean twin island Trinidad & Tobago, Tricia-Lee moved to Fort Myers after marrying, bringing with her over 27 years of Spa/Business experience in Development and Management, specializing in design and business concepts. She had an early start in her career from owing her own Spa Business in Trinidad, to working with the Sandals/Beaches chain throughout the Caribbean and short stints in NYC Fashion week with Creative Nail Design as part of The Spa Education team.

She transferred her wealth of experience here in Fort Myers to Microblading Artistry, which has become her latest love and still continues to consult for Spas within the Caribbean.

She is friendly and outgoing, with a straightforward and down to earth style of work ethic.

Her passion and commitment to her clients are the most important aspects of her career, and is delighted to be a part of Assuage’s Team of professionals.

Donna Fiorenti

Julia Baker

Julia graduated from Sunstate Academy and received her licenses in Massage Therapy and Esthetics in 2018. In addition, she has also practiced the art of energy healing for over 6 years. Through her clairvoyant gifts, she specializes in Reiki and Chakra Healing. Julia prides herself in her ability to move energy and makes it the soul of all her offered practices.


In Esthetics, Julia has additional training in chemical peels, LED light therapy, high-frequency, CBD infusion, hormonal imbalance, anti-aging, and acne solutions. Julia is a strong believer in daily skin care routines and loves being able to teach her patients and watch their skin transform over time with her treatment plans.


Julia’s main focus in her career is massage therapy. She prefers to perform medical massage; working with limited range of motion, injury, overstressed muscles, and chronic pain. She also has additional training in deep tissue, prenatal, neuromuscular technique, sports, CBD, myofascial release and Thai massage.

Elizabeth O'Leary

Elizabeth has been a licensed working esthetician since 1997. She studied esthetics at Florida College of Natural Health.
Elizabeth has extensive experience working with dermatologists and has treated many different skin conditions. She is passionate about helping people who are struggling with their skin to feel confidant and beautiful. She is also a makeup artist with many years of experience...a self proclaimed "beauty junkie ", always researching the latest technologies in skincare and beauty.
Elizabeth holds a bachelor of Science from Florida International University, as well as a bachelor's of Arts from Barry College in Miami Shores, Florida.

Elaine Corricelli

Elaine is part of our Hospitality Specialist team and a dedicated member of the wellness industry for many years. Elaine truly enjoys the Spa Atmosphere and its beautiful serene environment. She appreciates the diversity of clients and the opportunity to assist and nurture them on their path to wellness.

She has a true passion for helping others and strives to provide each client with a positive, welcoming and lasting experience.