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Meet the Team

Embrace You Weight & Wellness has grown into a team of several fabulous individuals who have helped make Embrace You what it is today. Allow me to introduce you to them!

Dr. Sylvia Gonsahn-Bollie, MD, ABOM, FOMA

Founder, CEO & Lead Physician

Dr. Sylvia's mission is to transform healthcare from "one size fits all" to innovative, integrative, individualized solutions for people & organizations.

In addition to leading Embrace You, Dr. Sylvia is a bestselling author, contributing writer, obesity consultant, nonprofit co-founder, mom, wife, runner, creative cook, lover of God and all people. She is the visionary and medical mind behind Embrace You Weight & Wellness and oversees its operations.

To learn more about Dr. Sylvia, her mission, and endeavors, check out her website here.

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Coach Gail Downing, BSN, NBC-HWC

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Health Coach, Nutritionist, Chef, Health Educator

As a trained nutrition specialist & chef with over 3 decades of experience, Gail enjoys making healthy food delicious. She's here to help you embrace tasty, healthy food you enjoy eating.

Coach Crystal Duke

Certified Fitness Specialist & Health Coach

"It's never too early or too late for change," is Crystal's motto. She has over 20 years experience in health care. A lifelong "mover", she admits she doesn't always "feel like" exercising. Crystal's here to help you embrace movement that works for you.

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Cecelia Harker

Lead Administrator

Cecelia has been with Embrace You since it started in 2020. She's your go-to help with administrative & technical support. "Never fear, Cecelia's here to help!"

It sounds corny, but it's true! You'll see!

Jasmine Jeffress

Creative Director, Social Media Strategist

Jasmine combines technology with creativity and empathy. She's multi-talented and uses her skills to help Embrace You's values shine on social media, print, and much more.

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Woman Owned, Woman Focused
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While Embrace You is Woman Focused, we love everyone. Embrace You welcomes  & embraces you, regardless of:

  • Race

  • Ethnicity

  • National Origin

  • Sexual Orientation

  • Gender Identity

  • Immigration Status

  • Religion

  • Neurodiversity

  • Disability

  • ANYTHING! - Embrace You, Boo!

Ready to Release Confusion &
Embrace You? 

See how Embrace You can help you find clarity in your weight & wellness journey by taking your Embrace You quiz below.​

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