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Current Wellness
Raleigh, NC

Brit Guerin is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor, ACE-certified Health Coach, and ACSM Exercise Physiologist who uses an Intuitive Eating and Health at Every Size approach with clients.

2020 HER Expert Panelist

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Mosaic Comprehensive Care
Chapel Hill, NC

Dr. Stacey Bean is a Family Medicine Physician offering general primary care to adolescents and adults of all genders and is passionate about providing affirming care to the LGBTQ community.

2020 HER Expert Panelist

Mosaic Comprehensive Care
Chapel Hill, NC

Dr. Louise Metz is an Internal Medicine Physician who has expertise in the medical management of eating disorders and gender-related medical care.

2020 HER Expert Panelist

Essential Health and Wellness
Raleigh, NC

Dr. Elizabeth Sierakowski is a physician and owner of the North Raleigh office of EHW, trained in the trifecta of Family Medicine, Integrative Medicine, and Functional Medicine.

2020 HER Expert Panelist

Premiere Wellness
Raleigh, NC

Dr. Susan Lovelle is a Life Transformation Physician and the Founder and Medical Director of Premiere Wellness. She spent 17 years as a professional ballet dancer, attended medical school and General Surgery training to specialize in plastic surgery for over 20 years. Now she specializes in finding customized wellness solutions for busy, over-extended women through Functional Medicine.

Carolina Total Wellness
Raleigh, NC

Blair Cuneo, PA-C, is a Physician Assistant and Functional Medicine provider, certified through the NCCPA and the Institute of Functional Medicine currently working at Carolina Total Wellness. She works with patients ages 3 years and older, especially enjoying when she is able to care for multiple members of a family.

Uncharted Territory
Stafford, VA

Dr. Joni Johnson, MD is a Pediatrician and certified Health and Wellness Coach with over 12 years of clinical experience supporting individuals with ADHD, autism, learning disabilities, mood disorders and behavior problems. She is a retired Army Colonel, author, public speaker, entrepreneur and founder of UnCharted Territory LLC, where she serves as a Health Consultant and Empowerment Strategist.

Dr. Erkeda DeRouen, mC LLC.
Washington DC

Dr. Erkeda DeRouen is a Board-Certified Family and Lifestyle Medicine physician. She is an adviser to pre-med and medical students, podcast host and member of the Board of Directors for Young Mothers’ Inc and Girl Develop It, Inc. She has a special skillset in healthy equity expertise, service of underserved populations, HIV management, transgender care, and lifestyle medicine.

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Hormone Wellness MD
Apex, NC

Dr. Polly Watson is a board-certified OBGYN and a North American Menopause Society Certified Practitioner. She is one of about 1,000 providers in the US certified from the Institute for Functional Medicine Certificate Program.

Novant Health: Carolina Women’s Health Associates
Salisbury, NC

Dr. Erin Grey is a board-certified Ob-Gyn who has been practicing medicine since 2011. She practices the full scope of obstetrics and gynecology. Her special interests are in teen and young adult gynecology, as well as, minimally invasive surgery.

Our Mom Tribe
Raleigh, NC

Renee is a Licensed Professional Therapist specializing in eating disorders. She helps women be their best Confident Mom self and raise body confident children.

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CSwan Counseling
Raleigh, NC

Christian Broyhill is a Licensed Professional Counselor and Occupational Therapist specializing in Trauma Recovery.

Triangle Art Therapy
Raleigh, NC

Eva Miller is a registered art therapist and licensed professional counselor using art and creativity to facilitate insight, growth, and healing for teens and adults.

2020 HER Expert Panelist

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Clarity Psychological Wellness
Raleigh, NC

Dr. Amanda Seavey is a licensed psychologist providing care for sleep disorders, depression, anxiety, relationship difficulties, trauma and life transitions.

2020 HER Expert Panelist


Oak City Counseling
Raleigh, NC

Sara Thatcher is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Certified Trauma Specialist, Registered Play Therapist-Supervisor and Registered Yoga Teacher. She also provides talk therapy/creative expression with tweens/teens and parent support/coaching. 

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Jade Integrative Counseling and Wellness
Charlotte, NC

Charryse offers over 20 years of experience serving as a counselor, consultant, and educator. She holds a B.A. in Human Development, an M.A. in Professional Counseling, and is currently pursuing her PhD in Counseling Psychology. She is an experienced clinical mental health therapist and is a strong community advocate.


Porta Verum Psychotherapy Services
San Diego, CA

Paula Kettula is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who has been working with children and families for over 20 years. Paula holds a master’s degree in social work and a diploma in Montessori education from Association Montessori Internationale (AMI). She is trained in EMDR, Sandplay Therapy, Play Therapy and Transformational Leadership.

Lutz, Alexander & Associates Nutrition Therapy
Raleigh, NC

Anna Lutz is a Registered Dietitian specializing in eating disorders and pediatric/family nutrition. Anna uses a Health at Every Size® approach and has extensive experience in feeding dynamics, diabetes, food allergies, extreme picky eating, and other pediatric nutrition concerns.

Raleigh, NC

Maggie Perkins is a Registered Dietician specializing in family nutrition, baby-led weaning, picky eating, and managing stress and guilt around food for parents.

Milestones Pediatric & Maternal Nutrition
Raleigh, NC

Kerry Jones is a Registered Dietitian with a Master’s degree in Public Health. She works with women who are trying to conceive, pregnant, breastfeeding, or postpartum and children to help manage medical conditions, tackle picky eating, and establish a good family relationship with food.

Triangle Area Parenting Support
Raleigh, NC

Monica is the founder and director of TAPS, a nonprofit organization that connects, informs, and empowers parents by facilitating inclusive, research based, non-judgmental sustainable support programs based on the Program for Early Parent Support (PEPS).

The Mom Advantage
Boston, MA

Kristie Shelley is a former teacher, literacy educational consultant, and VP of her own language product company. She is currently a language product director, and provides early literacy tools and games for parents through her company, The Mom Advantage.

Homegrown Speech
Raleigh, NC

Karen Williams is a certified speech-language pathologist. Her specific interests include pediatric feeding, language development, articulation, and voice disorders.

we are
Durham, NC

Dr. Ronda Taylor Bullock is the co-founder and Executive Director of we are. Which stands for “Working to Extend Anti-Racist Education.” we are provides anti-racism trainings for children, families, and educators. 

Grey & Company Inc.
Raleigh, NC

Megan is an experienced Consultant in the health care industry. She is skilled in Regulatory Compliance, Accreditation Preparation, Quality Improvement, Public Speaking, Healthcare Management, and Safety Education. Megan is Vice President of Grey and Company Inc.

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Grace Physical Therapy and Pelvic Health
Raleigh/Durham, NC

Dr. Grace has a Doctorate of Physical Therapy, specializing in complex pelvic pain and is passionate about offering patient-centered and LGBTQIA+ inclusive care.

2020 HER Expert Panelist

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Grace Physical Therapy and Pelvic Health
Raleigh/Durham, NC

Dr. Moses is the Clinic Director of Grace Physical Therapy & Pelvic Health’s Raleigh location. She has a Doctorate of Physical Therapy and has extensive experience treating a variety of musculoskeletal injuries.

2020 HER Expert Panelist

Smart Athlete PT
Raleigh, NC

Holly Durney is an APTA Orthopedic Certified Specialist and has pelvic floor rehabilitation training from the Herman and Wallace Pelvic Rehabilitation Institute. Her pelvic health training focuses on treating pelvic floor dysfunction and related issues in the pelvis, hip, and spine and has a strong background in treating performing artists including figure skaters, ballet dancers, Irish dancers, and Broadway performers.

Wild Abundance Farm
Asheville, NC

Becky Beyer has a degree in Plant and Soil Science and completed a Masters in Appalachian Studies and Sustainability, concentrating in Appalachian Ethnobotany. She is the founder of the Sassafras School of Appalachian Plant Craft and an instructor at Wild Abundance Farm.

Roses & Azalea
Charlotte, NC

Jenny Melick is the owner and founder of Roses and Azalea, which formulates safe, non-toxic personal care and beauty products with organic botanicals and natural ingredients. Jenny uses her analytical chemistry background, her skills in holistic approaches and her personal health experiences to create products that are cruelty-free, synthetic fragrance-free; non GMO; gluten-free; free of aluminum, parabens, sulfates, and harmful synthetic chemicals.

Raleigh, NC

Natalie Eicher is President and Co-Founder of Mettacool, and is a National Board Certified Health & Wellness Coach.

Absolutely Simplified
Raleigh, NC

Both Ranya & Jessica are high school math teachers with a passion for organizing spaces to help maximize efficiency within homes.

Susie Silver Art
Raleigh, NC

Susie Silver is an artist, educator, coach, consultant and speaker. Susie is a Visual Art high school teacher, owns and operates Locally Made Market, facilitates painting workshops for adult learners of all levels and offers 1:1 coaching for creatives.

Flourish True
Ontario, Canada

Julie Keta is a licensed Registered Dietitian in the province of Ontario, Canada and is a Certified Women’s Health Coach through the Integrative Women’s Health Institute. Julie is not licensed to practice dietetics in the USA, and can only provide health coaching services. Health Coaching, is effective with assisting clients toward behavior change that sticks.

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Triangle Chiropractic and Rehabilitation
Raleigh, NC

Dr. Mumma is a chiropractor specializing in rehabilitation and women’s health. She has also completed over 600 continuing education credit hours in areas such as rehabilitation, developmental kinesiology, pediatrics, pregnancy, nutrition, pain management, sports injuries, TMJ disorder treatment, disc pain, and neurology.

2020 HER Expert Panelist

Healthy Steps NC
Raleigh, NC

Christina and Brian are both Internationally Certified in NeuroMuscular Massage. Christina is trained in manual lymph drainage and a Fully Certified C.A.R.E. Instructor (Center for Aromatherapy Research and Education). Brian is certified in Orthopedic and Sports Massage and worked with NC State University Sports Department and Carolina Hurricanes.

Verve Holistic Health
Raleigh, NC

Dr. Kopec is a Licensed and Webster Method trained Chiropractor certified in Level I Activator, Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization and Cox Flexion/Distraction. She has also done extensive seminars on Pelvic Floor Case Management, and advanced Lower Extremity Adjusting.

Healthy Phit Physical Therapy & Wellness Consultants
Charlotte, NC

Dr. Lisa N. Folden is a licensed physical therapist, mom-focused lifestyle coach, author and owner of HealthPhit. Dr. Folden works with clients recovering from orthopedic and neurological injuries and strives to help busy moms define their own version of ‘healthy.’

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Bliss at the Breast
Raleigh, NC

Jessica Altemara is an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant in private practice since 2009 with an emphasis on helping families with children with tongue ties.

2020 HER Expert Panelist

Carolina Birth and Wellness
Raleigh, NC

Emily is a fertility and birth doula, childbirth educator, perinatal massage therapist, certified educator of infant massage and business owner of Carolina Birth and Wellness, a full spectrum doula agency that provides support for individuals and families from preconception through the first years of having a baby.

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Two to Tango
Raleigh, NC

Candice is a sex educator and Harvard grad. She helps individuals improve sexual communication and build more intimate relationships. Candice co-founded Two to Tango and created Sexperiential Learning™, a new kind of sex education for adults.

2021 HER Expert Panel

Katherine Andrew


Emily Chaffee

Fertility and Birth Doula & Educator

Blair Cuneo

Physicians Assistant

Dr. Erkeda DeRouen


Dr. Holly Durney

Physical Therapy, Orthopedic & Pelvic Health

Dr. Lisa Folden

Physical Therapy

Charryse Johnson
Mental Health
Dr. Joni Johnson
Kerry Jones


Paula Kettula

Mental Health

Dr. Brittany Kopec

Chiropractic & Pelvic Health

Dr. Susan Lovelle


Anna Lutz


Nicole Wallace
Mental Health
Dr. Sheryl Ziegler

Mental Health

2020 HER Expert Panel

HER Health Collective roundtables provide an opportunity for us to bring our panel of experts together to discuss important issues that are relevant to mothers in our community.

Navigating anxiety and isolation while social distancing during the time of COVID.

Diet trends, how food affects us, supplementation, fasting, and dietary restriction.

Diastasis Recti and associated myths, pelvic organ prolapse and treatment options, endometriosis, perimenopause, adrenal health/hormones and endocrine issues across the lifespan, dealing with mental and emotional impact of physical changes in the body.

Perfectionism/ Vulnerability for women & mothers, improving access to care – reaching low-income mothers and families, improving collaboration in the health and wellness industry (when and where to refer — what could a future model look like?), changing societal conversations and the structure of an antiquated system.

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