Meet Our Experts

Dr. Wendy Oliver-Pyatt is a world-leading expert on eating disorder treatment and founded five distinct treatment programs, including Galen Hope. A board-certified psychiatrist with over 25 years of medical and clinical experience, she is known for her innovative, humane, and dignity-enhancing approach to medically and psychiatrically thorough care. Her unique treatment approach delves into the underlying issues that place a person at risk for mental health conditions, leading them to healing, health, and inner peace.

Wendy received her specialty training at New York University-Bellevue Hospital and has held faculty positions at New York University, Albert Einstein School of Medicine, and University of Nevada School of Medicine, where she first developed her passion as a mentor and educator. She is a Fellow of the Academy for Eating Disorders and the International Association of Eating Disorder Professionals, has served on the Joint Commission’s Advisory Committee, and has received U.S. Senatorial Recognition for her commitment to the mental health treatment community. She co-authored AED Guidelines for Childhood Obesity Prevention Programs and initiated Weight Stigma Awareness Week.

Described by colleagues as warm and wise, Dr. Oliver-Pyatt matches her comprehensive training with an unwavering belief in compassionate and scientifically sound treatment.

wendy
oliver-pyatt,
m.d., FAED

Founder / Chief Executive Officer
Amy Boyers President and Founder 4

amy
boyers,
ph.d.

Founder / President

Dr. Amy Boyers has run a private practice since 2001, providing therapy to adolescents and adults with a focus on women’s health, eating disorders, anxiety and mood disorders, and behavioral medicine. She opened Boyers Recovery Support Services to address the needs of clients who require more intensive outpatient support. Between the two, she has been able to treat individuals in their homes and in the community, keeping them out of treatment centers or helping them successfully stabilize after a residential stay.

After graduating with honors in psychology from the University of Pennsylvania, Amy was awarded a prestigious U.S. Department of Defense psychological research fellowship at the University of Miami where she completed her master’s and doctoral degrees. She completed her pre-doctoral internship at the University of Miami Counseling Center and her post-doctoral residencies at University of Miami Department of Psychology and The Renfrew Center. She is adjunct faculty at the University of Miami Counseling Center and was the founding president of the Miami Chapter of the International Association of Eating Disorders Professionals.

Jeanette Alonso

jeanette
alonso,
m.s.ed., lmhc


CLINICAL DIRECTOR of Coral Gables
Daphne_Pozo

daphne
pozo
dmft, lmft


DIRECTOR OF FAMILY PROGRAMMING
Rudi_Landera

rudi
landera,
m.s., rdn, ld


DIRECTOR OF NUTRITION SERVICES
Monica Palma

monica
palma


EXPERIENCE OFFICER
Rebecca_Carmenate

rebecca
carmenate


CLINICAL OPERATIONS MANAGER
Alexis_Diaz

alexis
diaz,
lmhc


Admissions Specialist and Alumni Program Manager
Candy_Leon-Vasquez

Candy
Leon-Vasquez


Program Administrator
Chloe_Godard

chloe
godward
m.s., lmft


DIRECTOR OF ADMISSIONS
Erica-Pujol

erica
pujol,
m.a.


DIRECTOR OF INTAKE AND CLIENT RELATIONS
Fiona

fiona
larosa-waters


DIRECTOR OF BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT AND COMMUNICATIONS
Candace_Mckenzie-1

candace
mckenzie,
lmft


DIRECTOR OF OUTREACH AND REFERRAL
COORDINATION
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cori
pyatt


DIRECTOR OF OPERATIONS
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pamela
carlton,
m.d.


MEDICAL CONSULTANT
Dr. Sam Moss

sam s.
moss,
m.d.


PSYCHIATRIST
Alicia_Alvarez

alicia
alvarez,
m.ed., lmhc


REGISTERED MENTAL HEALTH COUNSELOR
PRIMARY THERAPIST
Dr. Robert Blackgrove

Dr. Robert
Blackgrove
PsyD


Consulting Psychologist and Psychological Testing
Annie_Hoffman

annie
hoffman,
m.a., atr-bc, lmhc


ART THERAPIST
Brooke_Gaebe

brooke
gaebe


NATURE EXPERIENCE LEADER
Chris-Hill

Chris
Hill


Cinematherapy Group Leader, Writer
Cynthia Baez

Cynthia
Baez


Primary Therapist,
RMHCI
Lilliam_Pastora

lilliam
pastora
m.s., ncc


REGISTER MENTAL HEALTH COUNSELOR INTERN
PRIMARY THERAPIST
Christina Martin, Ph.D.

Christina
Martin, Ph.D.


Primary Therapist
Gissele Ponce

gissele
ponce


Primary Therapist and Educational Liason,
RMHCI
Allison Ismodes

Allison
Ismodes


Clinical Care Partner and Dietary Technician
Eli_McCary

eli
mccary


Movement Specialist and Clinical Care Partner
Ilene_Fishman v2

Ilene v.
Fishman


Senior Clinical Consultant
Joe Kelly

Joe
Kelly


Family Engagement Specialist
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Jennifer
Mendoza


Reiki Practitioner
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Carolina
Gomez-Lostalo


Care Partner
Jacqueline-Martinez

Jacqueline L.
Martinez
LMHC, LMFT, NCC


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Molly
Robbins


group therapist
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Sara
Widgerson


ACT Group Facilitator
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Yanisel
Martinez


IOP Program Manager
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Sam
Reynolds


Movement & Yoga Group Facilitator
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Annie
Ferentz


Registered Dietitian
Ashley_Joseph

ashley
joseph


Clinical CARE PARTNER
Heather Opper

Heather
Opper


care partner
Bernadette_Charles

Bernadette
Charles


care partner
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Valentina
Quintero


CARE PARTNER
Deborah Castro

deborah
castro


CARE PARTNER
Kytaina_Brumant

kytaina
brumant


CARE PARTNER
Gabriel_Gonzalez

Gabriel
Gonzalez


care partner
Katerina Ramos

Katerina
Ramos


care partner
Yoselyn Gomez

Yoselyn
Gomez


care partner
Lizbeth Aparicio

Lizbeth
Aparicio


care partner
Maria Tola

Maria
Tola


Housekeeping
Ana Fernandez

Ana
Fernandez


Housekeeping
Angela_Fortun

Angela
Fortun


Housekeeping
Leticia_Candia

Leticia
Candia


Chef
Isamar Isla

Isamar
Isla


Senior Human Resources Generalist
Andre_Wright

Andre
Wright


Professional Relations Manager, Florida & National Liaison for Educational and Therapeutic Consultants
Ibbits

Ibbits
Newhall


Clinical Placement Advisor

Delray Beach

Robert_Y

Robert
Yagoda


Clinical Director & Licensed Mental Health Counselor
Alex-L

Alexandra
Licata
PsyD


Primary Therapist
Jourdan-R

Jourdan
Rodak
PsyD


Primary Therapist
Ashley_K

Ashley
Kaufman


Program Manager & Licensed Mental Health Counselor
Leslie

Leslie
Adams


Registered Nurse
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Amanda
Pelletier


Dietitian/Nutritionist

Notice: Some of the health care professionals performing services in Galen Hope are independent contractors and are not Galen Hope employees or agents, including those providing services in psychiatry. Independent contractors and practitioners are responsible for their own actions. Galen Hope is not liable for the acts or omissions of any such independent contractors or practitioners.

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