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 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.
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.
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.
Kelly Jewell is a licensed and registered dietitian skilled in providing collaborative nutrition therapy to adolescents and adults struggling with eating disorders and chronic dieting. She also provides support for prenatal and postnatal nutrition.
Elizabeth is a licensed independent social worker who provides trauma-informed care and deeply values the healing potential of the therapeutic relationship.
Jordan Gregory is masters-level therapist and doctoral trainee completing part of her clinical training at Galia Collaborative under the supervision of Drs. Amber Stevens, Becki Apseloff, and Bryn Martinez.
Rachel Geyer, M.A. is a Clinical Psychology Doctoral Student at Miami University. Rachel draws upon clients’ strengths, emotions, and experiences to collaboratively work with them to embrace challenges and to pursue goals in line with their values.

Galia Support Staff

Tristan Ramsey (she/her), Practice Manager

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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