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Mieke Kramer, LPC
Clinical Director & Psychotherapist
I have a private practice in downtown Savannah, Georgia. I am a licensed professional counselor in the State of Georgia, earning my Bachelor of Science in Biology at Emory University, Atlanta, GA and my Master of Arts in professional counseling at Liberty University, Lynchburg, VA.
My career path began in health care as I worked as an Exercise Physiologist and Nutritional coach at the Candler/St. Joseph Hospital Wellness Clinic. Working with clients from specialized populations to athletes, it was here that I recognized how the physical and emotional identities exist in tandem to each other. I find that I am constantly learning from the best experts in the field of change and transformation, my clients. And thus a journey from wellness counseling to professional counseling began.
I?ve worked in both residential, inpatient, and partial hospitalization levels of care. I?ve learned from and worked with some of the country’s top experts in the field of eating disorders including Dine Monte Nido and the Riley Wellness Group.
Over the years, I?ve facilitated a number of different groups including women?s trauma informed care groups, addiction groups, meal support groups, body esteem for teens groups and family/parent skills groups.
I am an EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing) trained therapist with Full EMDRIA certification. I am a practicing yogi with a Registered Yoga Alliance 200hr teacher certification. I am a practicing mindfulness eating coach with an Intuitive eating counselor certification, certified by Evelyn Tribole, RD. I am trained in DBT (Dialectical Behavior Therapy), certified by Lane Pederson, MD. Combining my own recovery from an eating disorder, I practice an insightful and compassionate approach as I work alongside individuals, families, and teens in the recovery process.
My appreciation for the empowerment of clients is an integral part of my practice. My own dedication to mind and body wellness has taught me that connection and interpersonal relationships help individuals thrive not just survive their life’s challenges and losses.
Mieke Kramer, LPC
I believe connection and interpersonal hope are healing acts that help clients move forward in their goal to live a life worth living. I counsel, coach, and guide individuals, children, teens, families, and couples as they rediscover and dedicate themselves to their values and their dreams. My clinical specialities include empowering and educating clients to integrate and overcome their suffering. I help clients flip the script of old stories and narratives that keep them caught in ineffective behaviors and patterns.
My approach appeals to many clients seeking recovery from anxiety, depression, eating disorders, emotional eating, ARFID, PTSD, and trauma. I utilize evidence based and research based interventions like EMDR, DBT, ACT, and Family Based therapy and love to stay up to date on the most current research based methods to help my clients transform their lives.
Daniela S. Magers, LPC
Through life’s transitions, school or workplace stress, to relationship and family conflicts life is full of challenges that are sometimes out of our control or made from self imposed choices. The pressure to manage and cope with these stressors can severely impact or be detrimental to ones mental health.
Trauma, stressors, loss and hardship we may unfortunately experience in our lives and the impact thereafter can be different from person to person. An individual may experiences signs of depression for the first time or worsen for an individual with a history of depression making daily life activities seem unbearable, and it can significantly change how we see things almost as if wearing gloomy specs and disconnected from our environments.
Gaining light and support when feeling like you are alone or in the dark can help provide a sense of guidance or direction to get back to that good place that has felt so out of hands reach with support and motivation.
Allowing me the opportunity to work with you, together we can help light the way to stronger mental health by providing direction with compassion, knowledge, and encouragement.
I attended National University in San Diego California, where I received my undergraduate degree in Psychology in 2012. I then pursued obtaining a Masters of Science in Mental Clinical Counseling from Bellevue University in Omaha Nebraska, which I received in 2015.
My clinical specialties include working with substance abuse, mental health, and addictive disorders. I have experience working with clients who struggled with grief and loss, mood disorders, binge eating disorders, divorce, and single-parenting. Additionally I have extensive inpatient experience working in an acute psychiatric hospital for adolescents in our local Savannah area. Helping me to gain a better understanding of working with all different types of mental illnesses.
Rebekah Grohn, M.S.
I am currently a graduate student at Georgia Southern University in the clinical mental health counseling program. I attained a degree in Psychology with a minor in Sociology in 2015 from Lamar University in Beaumont, Texas. I have received a Masters of Science degree in Experimental Psychology from Georgia Southern University in 2018. My passion for working with stressful life events and problematic eating issues came from my research during my Experimental Psychology program and my clinical experience. My research focus was on the impact of different type?s extremely stressful challenges on the development of problematic eating issues throughout the lifespan. Through my research, I gained background knowledge on the impacts of trauma on many different mental illnesses. I am passionate about working with those who have experienced the ups and downs of life and working with them to discover what being a happy and healthy person means to them.
My clinical experience includes providing counseling services to adolescents in a school setting. I have had the opportunity to work with many wonderful people and understand the importance of discussing mental health with adolescents. Also, I have experience working with adults experiencing crisis while volunteering at the Rape Crisis Center in Savannah, GA. I am constantly learning and growing in my knowledge of the mental health field, understanding all types of mental illness, and pursing my passion of clinical mental health counseling. I am looking forward to working with Solstice Point Counseling and expanding my passion for this field.
“We don’t have to do all of it alone. We were never meant to.”
– Brene Brown
“Healing isn’t about changing who you are. It is about changing your relationship to who you are.”
– Suzanne Heyn
Lisa Vincent, LAPC
As a wife and mother of three, I know that we all need a little support no matter what season of life we are embracing. Empowering my clients to discover what they already have within themselves is part of my journey as a counselor. I believe that every client I work with is unique and therefore, I utilize different therapeutic approaches to accommodate each client?s needs to accomplish their goals.
During my time with Solstice Point Counseling I have gained valuable experience providing treatment to clients in their eating recovery journey. I am passionate about coordinating our Thrive Adolescent Program which includes individual and meal support group therapy for teens in treatment or in the recovery process. I have always enjoyed working with adolescents and young adults to provide a safe place to explore their emotions.
My clinical experience includes providing counseling services to children, adolescents and adults within the community at an outpatient level, as well as an inpatient level of care. With a Master of Science degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling and a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology I have spent years studying and implementing evidence-based therapeutic techniques to allow my clients to successfully accomplish their goals. I am continuously expanding my education in the field of trauma and recovery.
“Healing doesn’t mean the damage never existed; it means the damage no longer controls our lives.”
~ Unknown Author
“Let go of who you think you’re supposed to be; embrace who you are.”
~ Brene Brown
Jenna Koellner, RD
I like to think of myself as a “non-diet” dietitian. I am a firm believer in all foods fit! A healthy relationship with food is just the beginning. Food nourishes the soul. When your soul is healthy and strong, so is your body and heart. We are here to help clients find their balance. I am passionate about helping clients work toward their goals and putting a plan in place to not only achieve their goals, but maintain them throughout life.
I am licensed as a Registered Dietitian in Georgia and South Carolina. I received my Bachelor of Science degree from The University of Akron and then went on to complete my dietetic internship with Priority Nutrition Care. Most of my recent work has been in the clinical setting. I plan to further my education and receive a Masters Degree in Nutrition and specialize in nutrition counseling.
“To eat is a necessity, but to eat intelligently is an art.”
– La Rochefoucald
Office Manager & Insurance Specialist
Lanesha is our insurance specialist and office manager for both Savannah offices. We are happy to have her on board.
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"When I first began working with Mieke, depression was like walking with my head down watching my feet take one slow sluggish step after the next. Now It's like I can see the sun, the horizon, what's in front of me and I can run towards life again."
ONE STRONG, TALENTED & AMAZING TEENAGER
"I thought all I had was my eating disorder. Not until I started coming here did I realize that finding me was all about letting go of ED."
an artist & college student
"Eating recovery was the toughest thing I ever created. But I found a lot of the tools I needed by coming here."
a mindful yogi & graduate student
"Working with Mieke and EMDR therapy helped me feel safe again. It?s like telling an old story that no longer has any control over my life."
survivor & mother
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