Browse our women's health experts to find the right resources.

HER Health Collective is a collaborative effort between women’s health experts.  These experts are committed to serving the women in our community and working together to change the face of postpartum care.

A directory of providers you can trust.

HER Health Collective experts have undergone a rigorous nomination and vetting process. Each year the top twelve nominees are selected to join our HER Expert Panel. Experts are denoted throughout the directory with the HER Expert Badge.

These 12 panelists are brought together several times during the year to collaborate and envision ways we can collectively improve postpartum care in our country. They each provide a variety of valuable resources and learning opportunities for moms throughout the year.

Our directory also includes Professional Contributors, denoted with a gray checkmark. These professionals provide members-only content exclusive to our HER Circle members. Click below to hear the other benefits of HER Circle membership!

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.

2021 HER Expert Panelist.

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.

2021, 2022 HER Expert Panelist

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.

2021 HER Expert Panelist.

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.

2021 HER Expert Panelist.

Dr. Erika
Boise, ID

Dr. Erika Aragona is a dual board-certified family medicine physician with a focus on preventive medicine and women’s health. In addition to a full time practice, she serves as adjunct faculty at Idaho College of Osteopathic Medicine where she teaches women’s health.

2022 HER Expert Panelist.

Einstein Pediatrics
Vienna, VA

Dr. Florencia Segura is a board-certified pediatrician working at Einstein Pediatrics in Northern Virginia. She draws on her experience as a mom and a pediatrician to bring parents relevant and up-to-date information about parenting and child health.

2022 HER Expert Panelist.

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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.

2020 HER Expert Panelist

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.

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

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

2020 HER Expert Panelist

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Denver Child Therapy
Denver, Colorado

Sheryl Ziegler is a Doctorate of Psychology and Registered Play Therapist, Author of Mommy Burnout™, TEDx Speaker, Podcast Host of The Dr. Sheryl Show and Media Contributor

2021 HER Expert Panelist

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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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Transformation Counseling & Consulting
Raleigh, NC

Nicole is a licensed clinical mental health counselor and parent coach. She has worked extensively with children between the ages of 5 and 14 in her role as a school counselor and school teacher for 22 years.

2021, 2022 HER Expert Panelist

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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 her PhD in Counseling Psychology. She is an experienced clinical mental health therapist and is a strong community advocate.

2021, 2022 HER Expert Panelist

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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.

2021 HER Expert Panelist

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Lutz, Alexander & Associates Nutrition Therapy
Raleigh & Chapel Hill, NC

Sara is a Registered Dietitian, and Certified Eating Disorder Registered Dietitian (CEDRD) providing therapy for children, adolescents, and adults. She also works with families of loved ones with pediatric feeding concerns and disordered eating.

Lutz, Alexander & Associates Nutrition Therapy
Durham, NC

Laura specializes in nutrition therapy for adults, adolescents and children with disordered eating patterns and childhood feeding issues.  Laura promotes Health At Every Size® principles and practices a non-diet approach.

Lutz, Alexander & Associates Nutrition Therapy
Raleigh, NC

Billie is a Certified Diabetes Educator, and uses a weight-neutral approach to diabetes and prediabetes nutrition and self-management. She also specializes in nutrition for children and families.

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.

2020, 2021 HER Expert Panelist.

Tomata
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.

2021, 2022 HER Expert Panelist

Enhance Nutrition Associates
Charlotte, NC

Christy Maloney is a Registered Dietitian specializing in helping those with eating disorders and disordered eating. Christy has become a Certified Eating Disorders Registered Dietitian – Supervisor (CEDRD-S), now the CEDS-S certification and is also an iaedp approved supervisor for other dietitians looking to obtain their CEDS certification.

2022 HER Expert Panelist

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.

2021, 2022 HER Expert Panelist

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.

Mettacool
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.

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.’

2021, 2022 HER Expert Panelist

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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 founder and co-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.

2021, 2022 HER Expert Panelist

Carolina Birth and Wellness
Raleigh, NC

Maris is a full-spectrum doula, reproductive justice advocate and co-owner of Carolina Birth and Wellness. Experienced in supporting birth, postpartum, loss, and bereavement, she also works as a childbirth educator and placenta encapsulation specialist.

2022 HER Expert Panelist

Relationship Restoration
Raleigh, NC

Adrienne is a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist. She combines attachment, psychodynamic theory and mindfulness. Adrienne has had extensive training in Mindfulness and meditation.

2020 HER Expert Panelist

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Relationship Restoration
Raleigh, NC

Lauren Campbell is a psychotherapist and licensed clinical social worker specializing in sex therapy and relationship/couples counseling. Lauren works with families to help improve parent-child and sibling dynamics.

2020 HER Expert Panelist

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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.

2022 HER Expert Panel

Blair Cuneo

Blair Cuneo PA-C Blair Cuneo, PA-C, is a Physician Assistant and Functional Medicine provider, certified through the NCCPA and the Institute of Functional Medicine. Before joining

Charryse Johnson

Dr. Charryse Johnson LCMHC, NCC 2021, 2022 HER Expert Panelist Charryse Johnson, LCMHC, NCC is a speaker, consultant, and nationally certified counselor with over 15

Christy Maloney

Christy Maloney RD, LDN, CEDS-S 2022 HER Expert Panelist Christy Maloney is a Registered Dietitian specializing in helping those with eating disorders and disordered eating

Dr. Lisa Folden

Dr. Lisa N. Folden PT Dr. Folden is a licensed physical therapist and mom-focused lifestyle coach. As a movement expert and women’s health advocate, Dr.

Emily Chaffee

Emily Chaffee Fertility and Birth Doula, Childbirth Educator, NC Licensed Massage and Bodywork Therapist #11800, Certified Infant Massage Instructor Emily is a fertility and birth

Erayna Sargent

Erayna Sargent MBA & Burnout Coach Erayna is a speaker, mental wellness champion and founder of Hooky Wellness— your one-stop for burnout relief. Personal experience

Erika Aragona

Dr. Erika Aragona MD 2022 HER Expert Panelist Dr. Erika Aragona is a dual board-certified family medicine physician with a focus on preventive medicine and

Florencia Segura

Dr. Florencia Segura MD Dr. Florencia Segura is a board-certified pediatrician working at Einstein Pediatrics in Northern Virginia and a mother of two young children.

Holly Durney

Dr. Holly Durney PT, OCS Dr. Durney is an APTA Orthopedic Certified Specialist and has pelvic floor rehabilitation training from the Herman and Wallace Pelvic Rehabilitation

Jenna Somich

Jenna Somich CPT & HAES certified Trainer Movement has always been a part of Jenna’s life.  She started gymnastics at age 2.5 and it became

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Katherine Andrew MPH, RD, LDN 2020, 2021, 2022 HER Expert Panelist Katherine Andrew, MPH, RD, LDN is a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist with a Masters degree

Kerry Lett

Kerry Jones MPH, RDN, LDN Kerry Jones, MPH, RDN, LDN is a Registered Dietitian with a Master’s degree in Public Health who is passionate about

Maris Feeley

Maris Feeley Full-Spectrum Doula, Childbirth Educator, Co-Owner and Director of Carolina Birth & Wellness Maris is a full-spectrum doula and reproductive justice advocate. Experienced in

Nicole Wallace

Nicole Wallace LCMHC 2021, 2022 HER Expert Panelist Nicole is a Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor with over 20 years experience helping adults and children with

2022 HER Expert Panel
ROUNDTABLES

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.

Roundtable discussions can be found within the Resources section of this website, Youtube and Mama Needs A Moment Podcast.