Galia Providers

Click through each bio to learn more about our team members.

Dr. Solomon is a licensed clinical psychologist, leadership coach, and founder of Galia Collaborative. She helps girls and women know and grow their power. She specializes in eating, fertility, anxiety, and career issues.
Dr. Stevens is the Associate Clinical Director and a licensed clinical psychologist. She oversees clinical training for Galia and works with individuals experiencing life transitions, mood changes, and low self-worth.
Jen is a licensed clinical counselor who is skilled in working with people struggling with body image, self-esteem, grief, life transitions, mood concerns, and perfectionism. She also provides EMDR therapy for individuals with trauma.
Dr. Cox is a licensed clinical psychologist and expert in women's behavioral health. She specializes in supporting women through physical and mental health concerns, relationship stressors, perinatal challenges, and menopause.
Rebecca Freking, IMFT, is a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in the states of Ohio and Pennsylvania. She received her master’s degree in marriage and family therapy from The Family Institute at Northwestern University in Evanston, IL.
Dr. Apseloff is a licensed clinical psychologist who specializes in treating anxiety disorders, relationship conflict, chronic stress, grief and loss, body image and self-esteem issues, and depressive disorders in both adolescent and adults.
Dr. Lavanier is a licensed clinical psychologist specializing in women’s mental health, eating disorders, body image, grief, faith connection, anxiety, and depression. She helps women develop self-compassion and empowerment on their journeys.
Dr. Zavras specializes in helping clients coping with impactful life changes, cultural and identity concerns, shame, and relationship issues. She is passionate about women’s mental health including perinatal and maternal mental health.
Dr. Engel is a board-certified psychiatrist specializing in the treatment of children, adolescents and adults with mental health conditions and eating disorders. She works with individuals to maximize their mental wellness.
Michelle Piven is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and a Certified Eating Disorder Specialist and Supervisor. She has extensive experience treating eating, mood and anxiety disorders in both adolescents and adults.
Alyse Dittrich, M.A. is a doctoral student at Xavier University and completing her training at Galia under supervision of Dr. Stevens. Alyse draws upon clients' unique experiences and values to help them to live more connected and meaningful lives.

Galia Support Staff

Tristan Ramsey, Practice Coordinator

After earning a Bachelor of Science in Psychology, I knew I wanted to work in the mental health field, but I wasn't sure yet in what capacity. While working at an outpatient mental health center, I realized my passion for both the client-focused work and the interesting behind-the-scenes work. Believing that my strength was in marrying the two led me to develop my own path. I've now been serving as the Practice Coordinator for Galia Collaborative since 2019.

I love creating streamlined processes and implementing empowered care for clients, and I hope you'll experience that in all of our conversations. I'm often the first person you'll connect with at Galia, and I'm here to get you connected and answer any questions you might have along the way. Getting started on a path to growth shouldn't be complicated, so I do my absolute best to make your journey a smooth one.

When I'm not working, I love to read and be creative with watercolor and crocheting. I also take advantage of hiking the beautiful trails around our home in Charlotte, NC with my daughter.

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