Our Team

Dr. Julie A. Galvin, PhD


Dr. Galvin is a Fully Licensed Psychologist in the State of Michigan and she is also a Nationally Certified School Psychologist (NCSP). In addition, Dr. Galvin is an Adjunct Specialist at Michigan State University in the Department of Counseling, Educational Psychology, and Special Education. Dr. Galvin has been a field supervisor, training doctoral students and other graduate students in the field of psychology for more than 20 years.

Dr. Elizabeth Snyder, PhD

Clinical Director
Doctoral Limited Licensed Psychologist, Nationally Certified School Psychologist (NCSP)

Dr. Snyder utilizes her background as a school psychologist to help parents and children who may be struggling with school—particularly those who display ADHD-like symptoms and anxiety.

Dr. Jameel Smith, PhD

Licensed Psychologist, Nationally Certified School Psychologist (NCSP)

 Dr. Smith works as lead pediatric psychologist for Wayne Pediatrics and is part of a multidisciplinary team providing care to children and adolescents. Her work supports children and adolescents exhibiting anxiety, depression, enduring mental illness, neurological disorders, attention deficits and learning disabilities.

Julia B. Kubek, PhD

Doctoral Limited Licensed Psychologust, Nationally Certified School Psychologist (NCSP)

Dr. Kubek specializes in the treatment of school-aged youth who struggle with emotional and mood disorders (i.e. depression and anxiety), and who experience problems in social and behavioral functioning.

Heidi Stevens, MA, CAS

Doctoral Temporary Limited Licensed Psychologist
Doctoral Candidate ABD
Intake Specialist

Heidi utilizes her background as a School Psychologist to help parents, families, children, adolescents, and young adults in the areas of organization, academic skills, anxiety, depression, and social skills.

Emily L. Sportsman, PhD

Doctoral Limited Licensed Psychologist, Nationally Certified School Psychologist (NCSP)

Dr. Sportsman specializes in assessment and treatment of adolescents to promote social/emotional wellness and academic success. She also provides support and guidance for parents.

Since earning her PhD in School Psychology from Michigan State University in 2011, she has worked at many levels in the schools, including system change leadership. She has worked with children of all ages and has practiced high school psychology for over 9 years.

Jared C. Bonnici, MA

Temporary Limited Licensed Psychologist

Jared Bonnici earned his Master’s Degree in Clinical Psychology from the Michigan School of Psychology. He began his career running group therapy sessions for all age groups and a wide array of populations dealing with diverse presenting problems ranging from substance abuse and trauma to personality and eating disorders.

Troy Marks II, MA

Temporary Limited License Psychologist

Troy began his career working in the Detroit Public school district for social-emotional development before transitioning to outpatient therapy to focus more on mental health issues. Through group and individual therapy, he is most experienced in mood disorders, trauma, and emotional regulation. He uses humanistic and psychopathological approaches to better understand his clients.

Cindi Lonick, MA

Temporary Limited License Psychologist
School Psychologist
Board Certified Behavior Analyst

Cindi Lonick has over 15 years of experience working with children from preschool to young adults and their families. Cindi specializes in the diagnostic assessments of learning disorders, autism, anxiety, as well as other social-emotional and behavioral difficulties. Cindi understands school procedures, best practices, and navigating special education.

Joyce Kuribayashi MS

Temporary Limited Licensed Psychologist

Joyce has worked in outpatient counseling providing psychological testing and therapy and patients with with chronic pain. She has also facilitated substance abuse groups and created anxiety groups for mothers.

Joyce is also fluent in Mandarin and speaks conversational Japanese.

Jennifer Gauvin, LLMSW

Limited License Social Worker/Therapist

Jennifer works with children and families that have experienced abuse and neglect. She has extensive experience children and families who are facing a family crisis and trauma.

Andrea Cerney, MA LLP

Limited License Psychologist

Over the past 18 years, Andrea has been working with individuals struggling with substance abuse, anxiety, depression, and mood disorders.

Alexandra E. Zelek, LLMSW

Limited License Social Worker/Therapist

Alexandra has spent the last 3 years in the field working with children, adolescents, teens, young adults, and families who struggle with mental health, substance abuse, and behavioral issues. Hablo español.

Christina DeGrand

Speech-Language Pathologist

Christina uses evidence-based practice and explicit instruction to address language and articulation deficits. She strives to make therapy fun and engaging, while still challenging the client to make progress.

Grace O’Neill

Administrative Assistant

Grace is a Psychology major at Wayne State University who is involved with the Irvin D. Reid Honors College and the ReBUILDetroit program. She plans to obtain a dual degree at the doctorate level for psychology within the research-practitioner model. With that degree, Grace would love to be part of a psychology practice as a therapist while also teaching at a local college or university. She also loves to shop and travel. Her favorite time is spent with her family, her boyfriend, and her dogs.

Flavia Reva

Administrative Assistant

Flavia is from Brazil and graduated in Architecture from the Federal University of Paraná. She speaks fluent Portuguese, English and advanced German, thanks to her travels around the world with her family, such as her move to Germany and the US. She is a bright and adventurous person who loves to travel and learn new things. In her free time, she loves to play with her children and do fun family activities, such as hiking and exploring nature.

Jacinta Kreiner

Administrative Assistant

Jacinta is pursuing a double major in Psychology and Theology. She plans to obtain her Master’s Degree in Clinical Psychology and specialize in family therapy. She enjoys being part of the Galvin Growth Group team and being involved in the local community. She was born and raised in Michigan and she loves to read, drink coffee, learn ballroom dancing, and spend time with family and friends.

Supporting Team Members

Lexie the Therapy Dog

Certified Therapy Dog

Lexie is G3’s Certified Therapy Dog. She is a Mini Bernedoodle and was born in the Spring of 2021. She is a 24 pound ball of happiness.   She is certified as a Therapy Dog by the Alliance of Therapy Dogs and has also been awarded the credentials of Canine Good Citizen and Community Canine (CGCA) by the American Kennel Club.

Brenda Snellenberger

Medical Billing

Brenda is the Owner of Lakeshore Medical Billing LLC and provides insurance billing services to Galvin Growth Group.  She has worked in the healthcare industry for 27 years and owned her Billing Service business for over 20 years.  Brenda has extensive behavioral health billing experience and a strong accounting background.   In her spare time she enjoys the beach, reading, walking/hiking and traveling with her husband and children.

Kara Ferreira

Website & Marketing Support, G3 Contributing Writer

Kara is the owner of Kara Co Creative, where she helps women-led companies establish their websites and everything they need to run their businesses online. She enjoys helping G3 to reach more people and provide resources to the local community through blog posts and social media content.

Barbara Stump

Art Education Consultant, G3 Contributing Writer

Barbara Stump is an artist and an art educator currently residing in Traverse City, Michigan. She has over 30 years of art teaching experience kindergarten through 12th grade. Barb earned her Bachelor’s Degree from Central Michigan University and her Master’s Degree is from Michigan State University. She taught dual enrollment art classes for Kendall College of Art and Design of Ferris State University; Drawing and Painting at Blue Lake Fine Arts Camp; portfolio workshops; and other art events for adults.