Our Mission

Our clients, community, and team are the heart and soul of our business and we are committed to serving them with a best in class experience, relevant and innovative treatments and training, and an inclusive environment while building life-long relationships.

Meet The Team

Dr. Carr completed his medical degree and residency training at Queens University, in Kingston, Ontario, Canada. He received his undergraduate degree in Biophysics from the University of Guelph, Canada. He has been practicing in the Raleigh area since 1992. He offers industry leading skin health and rejuvenating treatments.


Valerie obtained her Bachelor’s degree in Science of Nursing in 2013. Valerie has over 10 years of experience as a bedside nurse and has worked as a nurse in the Emergency Department of a Level 1 trauma Center before continuing her education at the University of South Alabama for her Family Nurse Practitioner.


Jessica holds a BS in Nursing, from North Carolina Central University, Durham, NC (2015). A member of the Dermatology Nurses Association, Jessica specializes in cosmetic procedures including Botox injections, fillers, skin rejuvenation lasers, laser hair removal, and chemical peels.

Cosmetic Surgeon
Valerie MSN FNP-C
jessica RN

Our Values


We will strive for excellence through training, creativity, and innovation. We set and maintain the highest ethical and professional standards for ourselves and our services. We hold ourselves and each other to a higher standard.


We will be truthful, equitable and committed to honesty in communication and action.


We will foster intellectual, racial, social and cultural diversity.


We will achieve the highest standards of professionalism through ethical behavior, collaboration, self-education and respect for all. We work with expertise, commitment, and diligence, serving others before ourselves.

Individual Opportunity

We support equal opportunity and individual creativity and innovation. We want each person to achieve their dreams and goals.

Teamwork and Collaboration

We will support each other and promote collaboration with our colleagues. We are family. We celebrate the wins and rally the loses. Everyone’s contribution important and valued, no matter the role or the tenure.


We will learn from our history, take responsibility for the future and promote the unique nature of the Thrive Skin + Wellness environment.


We embrace the dignity and uniqueness of every human being and treat people with kindness.


We provide guidance and inspiration through education, information, policy development, and advocacy for patients and employees. We do what needs to be done. We embrace our strengths and own our opportunities. We do the right thing.


We are sensitive and empathetic to the needs of others. We seek to listen, understand, and realize everyone is on their own specific and individual journey.


We own it. We are accountable at every level. We are honest with ourselves and each other. We maintain healthy personal and professional lives to most effectively serve our patients.


Our Office

We are a small town business with a big heart. We want all our clients to feel as though we are welcoming them into our home, treating each and every one as if they are Family.