Eating Recovery Center, The Carolina’s clinical and medical leadership team is comprised of multidisciplinary experts with decades of specific experience in the treatment of eating disorders. These experts also work closely with medical and clinical leadership at Eating Recovery Center in Denver, Colorado.
Ashley Solomon, PsyD, CEDS
Regional Managing Clinical Director
Dr. Ashley Solomon is a licensed clinical psychologist specializing in the treatment of eating disorders and co-occurring conditions. She has spent her career dedicated to helping patients and families navigate these difficult illnesses, as well as engaging in training, prevention, and advocacy efforts.
As part of the Eating Recovery Center family since 2010, she has extensive experience in the treatment of anorexia, bulimia, binge eating disorder, and compulsive over-exercise, as well as mood, substance, and other psychological concerns. She received her doctoral degree in clinical psychology from the Xavier University, and completed her pre-doctoral residency training at Friends Hospital, an inpatient psychiatric hospital in Philadelphia, PA. She completed a post-doctoral fellowship in eating disorders and weight management at Insight Behavioral Health Centers. Prior to opening the Eating Recovery Center, Ohio, Dr. Solomon served as the Director of Eating Disorder Services at Insight.
Dr. Solomon helps to ensure patients are receiving the highest quality services in a compassionate, comprehensive setting. She is dedicated to advancing evidenced-based practice and extensively utilizes Acceptance and Commitment Therapy in her approach.
Dr. Solomon is a currently an active member of the Academy for Eating Disorders and is a co-chair of AED’s Social Media Committee. She also serves on the Board of Directors for the Binge Eating Disorder Association. She has presented nationally at various conferences on media literacy programs, addiction models of eating disorders, social media, and non-suicidal self-injury. She also has a special interest in the use and impact of technology and social media in treating body image and eating issues and regularly speaks about these topics.
Rebecca L. Hosey MS LPC
Rebecca comes to Eating Recovery Center with over 20 years in the field of mental health. She graduated from the University of Wisconsin with a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Welfare in 1997. She spent one year studying the dynamics of International and Domestic adoptions and was appointed a Public Member to the State of Wisconsin Special Committee on Adoption in 1998. She graduated from the University of Wisconsin with a Master's Degree in Science and Counseling Education in 2005. Over the years she engaged in clinical work with clients in various populations including addictions, inpatient and outpatient mental health, and autism. She spent one year as a fellow at the University of Wisconsin in the Infant Mental Health Program prior to her move to South Carolina. Since her move in 2010 she has engaged in clinical endeavors for over 7 years in private practice.Outside of her career endeavors she enjoys spending time with family taking vacations to the beach and traveling.
Dr. Kimberly Masters, MD
Primary Care Physician
Associate Medical Director
Dr. Masters received her undergraduate degree at Clemson University and her medical degree at the Medical University of South Carolina. She did her residency at Richland Memorial in Columbia, SC. She has a special interest in working with female adolescents and women.
Marcia Suval, MD
Marcia Suval, M.D. completed her B.A. at the City Universities of New York, and medical degree at Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York City. Dr. Suval completed her internship at Mountainside Family Medicine in New Jersey and Psychiatric Residency at Presbyterian/ Columbia University. She has worked both in inpatient, outpatient, and partial hospitalization programs throughout her career with individuals struggling with psychiatric illness.
Sue Connolly Nelson, MSW, LISW-CP, CEDS
Clinical Manager, Columbia office
Sue holds a master’s degree from the University of South Carolina. She has worked in the field of eating disorders for over twenty years and is a Certified Eating Disorder Specialist. Sue has a passion for training other professionals on the topic of treatment and prevention of eating disorders. Sue was instrumental in the development of the USC Counseling and Human Development protocol and treatment of eating disorders on their campus. Sue founded the South Carolina Eating Disorders Association (SCEDA), a parent/professional group dedicated to advocacy and support for those suffering with eating disorders and their significant others. Sue also developed an internship program that focused on eating disorder training for students in the counseling fields.
Sue is often asked to consult on difficult cases and provides supervision to other professionals. She is a member of the International Association of Eating Disorder (IAEDP) and National Association of Social Workers (NASW).