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Our Eating Disorder Treatment specialties, at our Greenwich, CT, an outpatient center specializes in Anorexia, Bulimia, Binge Eating, & Orthorexia Recovery.

Eating Disorder Treatment Team | Greenwich, CT

Dawn Delgado, MS, LMFT, CEDS-S

Dawn Delgado, MS, LMFT, CEDS-S

National Director of Operations, Outpatient Eating Disorder

Dawn Delgado, a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, and an EMDR trained trauma specialist. She holds both her CEDS, Certified Eating Disorder Specialist and CEDS-S Supervisor designation through the International Association of Eating Disorder Professionals.  Dawn has dedicated herself to working with adolescents and adults recovering from eating disorders and co-occurring mental health issues for over 15 years.

In addition, to her lengthy tenure at Center For Discovery Eating Disorder Program, she has directed and been instrumental in developing residential, partial hospitalization/day treatment, intensive outpatient, and transitional living programs. Trained in EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing), she incorporates this form of trauma treatment in her private practice, Inspire Evolve, and into the clinical programming at Center For Discovery Eating Disorder Program.  An active member of the International Association of Eating Disorder Professionals (IAEDP), she is a former chair member of the Los Angeles chapter. Dawn has a passion for yoga and travel and has served as a consultant to clinics and hospitals in Bali, Singapore, Java, and Dubai.

Kelsey Latimer, PhD, LP

Kelsey Latimer, PhD, LP

East Coast Assistant Director of ED Outpatient Services

Kelsey M. Latimer, PhD, LP became the first college graduate in her family in 2001, double majoring in anthropology and psychology at the University of Rhode Island and receiving the university’s annual president award/excellence award in both disciplines.  Dr. Latimer’s passion for research and the health/wellness of children and young adults led her to furthering her education, earning her doctorate and masters of science degrees from the University of North Texas, with emphases in child/adolescent development and neuropsychology. Throughout her doctoral training, Dr. Latimer became extremely passionate in the prevention and treatment of eating disorders, completing her research in this area, as well as pursuing specialized clinical training with preceptorships in disordered eating and administration/training during her APA-accredited predoctoral-internship. 

Since that time, Dr. Latimer joined a pediatric hospital and medical school to continue devoting her career to the development of eating disorder intervention programs at all levels of care, training future professionals in the field and acting as an advisory board member to healthy body movements including Healthy is the New Skinny.  In addition, she comes with a strong managerial/leadership background and uses a compassionate leadership model in growing talented team members.  She has presented at over 50 regional/national/international conferences, written many articles and been featured in print/online magazines on the topic of body image and training/administration, and is currently completing a book on the principles of effective eating disorder treatment scheduled for publishing in 2017.  Dr. Latimer is thrilled that these experiences have led her to her next step on her professional journey of empowering young people to fight against eating disorders by joining the Center For Discovery Eating Disorder Program as the new East Coast Assistant Director of ED Outpatient Services!

Jacquelyn Supplee, MPH, RDN, LD/N, ATC-L

Jacquelyn Supplee, MPH, RDN, LD/N, ATC-L

East Coast Supervisor of Outpatient Dietary Services

Jacquelyn has been working with eating disorders since 2015, where she gained experience at an inpatient, residential and partial hospitalization program as a clinical dietitian. She earned her bachelor’s degree from The University of Tampa in athletic training and became a certified athletic trainer in 2010. She then went on to her master’s degree in public health and nutrition at the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill to become a registered dietitian. Jacquelyn has experience in working not only with eating disorders, but substance and alcohol abuse patients as well. Jacquelyn enjoys teaching nutrition principles and providing her clients with the tools they need to improve their relationship with food and exercise.

Capri Warchol, Psy. D

Capri Warchol, Psy. D

Regional Director Northeast OP Programs

Dr. Capri Warchol is the Regional Director for our Northeast Outpatient Programs at Center For Discovery Eating Disorder Program. Dr. Warchol joined the Discovery team in 2008 and was previously Program Director at both the residential and outpatient levels of care within Center For Discovery Eating Disorder Program. In addition to acting as Regional Director, she is also a Licensed Clinical Psychologist in New York and Connecticut. She earned her Doctor of Psychology degree from The Chicago School of Professional Psychology where her primary research focused on the experiences of social comparison in residential treatment settings for females with eating disorders. Dr. Warchol has over a decade of experience diagnosing and treating eating disorders, substance use disorders, and co-occurring disorders, in residential and outpatient settings.

Dr. Warchol has worked in both clinical and supervisory capacities, providing individual, group, couples, and family therapy. She practices therapeutically from a client-centered approach with the belief that each individual is the expert on their own life and has the ability to reach their full potential. As the Northeast Regional Director, Dr. Warchol believes in creating a safe and collaborative environment in which every individual has a voice and an opportunity to grow.

Francine Figueroa, MSW, LCSW

Francine Figueroa, MSW, LCSW

Program Director

Francine Figueroa is the Program Director at Center For Discovery Eating Disorder Program Greenwich. Francine holds a Masters of Social Work and is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker specializing in the treatment of Eating Disorders. Francine earned her MSW at Rutgers University’s Graduate School of Social Work in 2012. Ms. Figueroa is core trained in DBT (Dialectical Behavior Therapy), FBT (Family Based Therapy for Eating Disorders) and has had trainings in Biofeedback and Hypnotherapy. Francine has close to ten years of experience facilitating group therapy, family therapy and individual therapy. Francine has established Experiential Group Curriculums and has extensive experience in the facilitation of DBT group curriculum.
Francine’s specialized treatment of Eating Disorders began at an Inpatient Level of Care treating children, adolescents and adults. In addition, Francine has worked with individuals, couples and families in Private Practice, Partial Hospitalization and Intensive Outpatient Treatment who have struggled with mood disorders, eating disorders, trauma, trauma and addiction, grief and loss, adoption, infertility, learning disabilities and mental health in the LGBT community.

Francine practices trauma informed care and maintains ethnic and cultural awareness. Her style is both compassionate and non-judgmental. Her approach is geared to build supportive therapeutic relationships that encourage clients to meet their goals. Francine is a creative person always encouraging clients to connect to their creative selves as part of the healing process.

Ms. Figueroa is a strong advocate for the treatment of Eating Disorders, Addiction and Trauma.

Kelsey Riesbeck, RD, CD-N

Kelsey Riesbeck, RD, CD-N

Registered Dietitian

Kelsey Riesbeck is a Registered Dietitian at Center for Discovery Greenwich. Kelsey earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Dietetics from the University of Connecticut in 2018. She continued her education by completing her Dietetic Internship, obtaining experience in hospitals, schools, and outpatient facilities around Connecticut and Massachusetts. She passed the national registration exam that same year to become licensed to practice in CT.

Kelsey’s specialized treatment of eating disorders began as a Psych Tech in an inpatient facility where she learned to provide individual therapy and lead group sessions. Kelsey is passionate about teaching others the importance of good nutrition for the body as well as the mind. She truly practices the “all foods fit” motto in her daily life and is excited to share her love for food and nutrition with others throughout their recovery process. Kelsey is trained in culinary education will use this knowledge to help others become more comfortable in the kitchen and dining environment. She is looking forward to continuing her career in eating disorders and leading others in their path to recovery.

Lesley McDonald, LCSW

Lesley McDonald, LCSW

Primary Therapist

Lesley McDonald is a Primary Therapist at Center For Discovery Greenwich Outpatient Program. While Lesley started off as a dance major she quickly realized her passion was with helping others and received her Bachelor degree in social work from Kean University. In 2012, Lesley received her Master’s degree in social work at Fordham University. In addition to being a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Lesley is a Certified Clinical Trauma Professional, getting EMDR trained and pending Certified Eating Disorder Specialist.

Prior to joining the Center For Discovery team, Lesley has years of experience working at various levels of care for eating disorders including inpatient, partial hospitalization, and intensive outpatient programs. Lesley has also worked at a psychiatric residential program that addressed the needs of the severely mentally ill population.  Lesley has a private practice that she started in 2017. Lesley believes that full recovery is possible and that people can have a life worth living.

Dr. Devra Braun, MD

Dr. Devra Braun, MD

Psychiatrist

Devra Braun, M.D. is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at Weill-Cornell Medical College, where she remains actively involved in teaching.  She is on the medical staff of Greenwich Hospital since 1997 and was Director of the Department of Psychiatry from 2014-2016.

Dr. Braun graduated from Cornell University and NYU Medical School.  She did a Residency in psychiatry and a Fellowship in Eating disorders at the New York Hospital-Cornell Medical Center, Westchester Division.  She remained at NY Hospital-Cornell as Medical Director of inpatient eating disorders until 1996.  After working at Barnard Student Health Service and the Northeast Center for Trauma Recovery, she opened Integrative Medicine and Psychotherapy of Greenwich in 2002.

When Dr. Braun joined the staff at the Center for Discovery in Greenwich last year, she was continuing her longtime work in the field of eating disorders.  She was Principal Investigator on an NIMH eating disorders research grant and has written more than a dozen peer-reviewed articles and book chapters, mainly about eating disorders.

Jessica LoBosco, MFT

Jessica LoBosco, MFT

Consulting Therapist

Jessica LoBosco received her Bachelors degree from Southern Connecticut State University in Psychology minoring in Forensics. Jessica continued her education at SCSU by gaining a Masters Degree in Marriage and Family Therapy as well as certification in Gestalt Therapy and Evidenced Based Practices. She has worked with both children and adults providing individual, family and group therapy while using a systemic lens. Jessica has a passion for using theory in therapy that increases self-esteem, decreases anxiety, and increases overall self-worth. Within Center For Discovery Eating Disorder Program, Jessica has experience working as a Counselor III at the Adolescent Residential Eating Disorder Facility in Southport, CT and has recently joined the Greenwich PHP/IOP team as a Consulting Therapist.

Virginia Aloi, BS

Virginia Aloi, BS

Dietitian

Virginia Aloi is a Registration Eligible Dietitian at Center For Discovery Eating Disorder Program Greenwich. In 2013, Virginia earned her Associate’s degree in Foods and Nutrition at the State University of New York’s Westchester Community College. Driven by her growing passion for nutrition, she continued her studies and obtained her Bachelor’s degree in Dietetics from the City University of New York’s Lehman College, becoming a Dietetic Technician Registered in 2015. That year she joined the Center for Discovery Greenwich team as a Diet Tech, where she has been making a lasting impact in the lives of countless clients on their path towards recovery. In 2018, Virginia completed her Dietetic Internship through the University of Delaware, obtaining her field experience at Greenwich Hospital, New York’s Office of Mental Health, and Westchester County’s Department of Senior Programs and Services. In her new role as a Dietitian at Center for Discovery Greenwich, Virginia is looking forward to continuing to help improve clients’ lives by guiding them on their path to reconciling their relationship with food.

Stacie Handle, MFT

Stacie Handle, MFT

Program Therapist

Stacie Handel is a Program Therapist at Center For Discovery Eating Disorder Program Greenwich. Stacie attended Southern Connecticut State University where she received her Master’s in Marriage and Family Therapy and a Bachelor’s in Psychology.

Stacie has experience working with children, teenagers, adults, couples, and families in various levels of care. Stacie joined the Center For Discovery Eating Disorder Program team in 2016 and has supported adolescents at the residential programs in both the Counselor III and Primary Therapist roles facilitating DBT groups, Multifamily groups, Shame Resilience and Body Acceptance groups in addition to individual and family therapy. She is passionate about working with families and practices from a systemic lens when working with individuals. Stacie believes that each person’s treatment is individualized and each person’s treatment plan is created based on individual needs. Stacie focuses therapy on empowering the family system and fostering family communication.

Danielle Deramo

Danielle Deramo

Program Therapist

Danielle Deramo attended Mercy College where she received a Bachelor of Science in Behavioral Science/Psychology. She then attended Pace University where she received her Master’s Degree in Mental Health Counseling. Danielle has provided weekly intensive therapy to clients of all ages struggling with eating disorders, depression, anxiety, and family conflict.

As Program Therapist for Center for Discovery, Danielle believes in a healing and therapeutic environment for families and clients. She strives to embody this philosophy in her practice through a multi-faceted, strengths-based approach including CBT, DBT, and art therapy.

Danielle’s true passion is the treatment of mental health and eating disorders and her focus is helping clients feel empowered on their journey to recovery.

Katrina Lippolt, LMSW

Katrina Lippolt, LMSW

Program Therapist

Katrina Lippolt received her Bachelor’s degree from SUNY New Paltz in Psychology and Evolutionary Studies. Katrina continued her education at Adelphi University by gaining a master’s degree in social work. Katrina has previous experiencing working at a partial and outpatient mental health clinic. She has worked with both children and adults providing individual and group therapy. Katrina believes each person’s path to recovery is different and their treatment plan is based on the person needs. Within Center For Discovery Eating Disorder Program, Katrina has experience working as a Counselor III at the Young Adult Residential Eating Disorder Facility in Fairfield, CT and has recently joined the Greenwich PHP/IOP team as a Therapist.

Kristie Shannon, BS

Kristie Shannon, BS

Dietetic Technician

Kristie Shannon is the Dietetic Technician at Center For Discovery Eating Disorder Program Greenwich Outpatient Program. Kristie received her Bachelor’s degree in Health Sciences with a focus in Nutrition and a minor in Psychology and is currently completing her Master’s degree in Human Nutrition at the University of Bridgeport. She began working at the Center for Discovery in the Adolescent Residential Eating Disorder Facility in Southport as a Diet Tech and Counselor. Kristie’s goal is to become a Registered Dietitian and continue working with clients to help them overcome their eating disorders.

Kristie is passionate about teaching others how to manage allostatic load to help people live the best life possible. Kristie believes that food is medicine and that all foods fit in balance, variety and moderation.

Elizabeith Madden M.A.A.T., LPC

Elizabeith Madden M.A.A.T., LPC

Art Therapist

Elizabeth has attained her Master’s in art therapy as well as being a Licensed Professional Counselor. She has accrued over ten years of experience in the field of expressive art therapy and psychotherapy. Working with children, adolescents, and adults as well as families who are challenged by trauma, loss, PTSD, ADHD, anxiety, depression and addiction. She has worked in both in and outpatient programs, schools, and community centers. Elizabeth has established her own private practice with offices in Newtown, Westport, and Greenwich. She has always had a passion for art and believes it can be used as a means of initiating and facilitating the process of healing through the expression of images and symbols. It is also a unique and effective approach for offering an alternative means of communication.

Margaret Herring

Margaret Herring

Margaret Herring is the Facility Coordinator at the Center for Discovery Greenwich Outpatient Program. In 2018, Margaret received her Bachelor’s degree in Health Education and Promotion with a minor in Sociology from Lehman College in Bronx, New York. Her passions includes but aren’t limited to: working to limit health disparities within urban populations, LGBT health care, adolescent health and women’s health. Soon, she will be entering graduate school to earn a Master’s degree in Public Health.

Margaret believes self care should be a priority for everyone. That’s why when she has free time on her hands she enjoys many leisure activities. Her favorite thing to do is spending time with her family followed by reading, traveling, laughing, and joking with friends.

In Margaret’s time at Center for Discovery she hopes to bring light and positivity to every client encounters. She believes the road to healing may be challenging but if we work together as a team we can get through it together.