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

Eating Disorder Treatment Team | Pleasanton, CA

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, 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.  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.

Jessica Harris, LMFT, CEDS-S

Jessica Harris, LMFT, CEDS-S

West Coast Assistant Director of ED Outpatient Services

Jessica Harris graduated from the University of California, Davis with a Bachelor’s of Art in Psychology and a minor in Child Development. She obtained her Masters in clinical psychology with an emphasis in marriage and family therapy from Pepperdine University in Malibu, California. Over the past 7 years, she has experience working with children, adolescents and adults in various settings including eating disorders. Prior to joining the Center For Discovery team, Jessica worked as the Program Manager of a Residential Treatment Center treating adult women with eating disorders. She has additional experience working with eating disorders at the inpatient, partial and outpatient level of care treating adult and adolescent men and women. During her graduate studies, Jessica worked as a developmental therapist with special needs children and their families assisting them in supporting their child’s communication, relational and social skills needs.  Jessica uses a mixture of cognitive behavioral therapy, family systems therapy, narrative therapy and solution focused therapy.  She is passionate about providing individualized and group support in the outpatient division.

Kacy Grossman, MS, RD, CPT

Kacy Grossman, MS, RD, CPT

West Coast Supervisor of Outpatient Dietary Services

Kacy earned her bachelor’s of science in Clinical Nutrition and minor in Psychology from the University of New Jersey, Davis and went on to earn her master’s of science in Family and Consumer Sciences, Nutrition from New Jersey State University Northridge. To complement her education in nutrition, Kacy obtained a certificate in personal training from the American Council on Exercise.

Essentially by accident Kacy found a way to combine all her areas of interest and education when she began working as a Diet Tech in 2009 at A New Journey Eating Disorder Center. Once Kacy completed her dietetic internship through CSUN, she became a Registered Dietitian at ANJ and worked with adults and adolescents at the intensive outpatient (IOP) and partial day treatment (PDT) levels of care. In Early 2014 Kacy began working Center For Discovery where she now finds fulfilment working in adolescent residential and adult Outpatient eating disorder treatment. Kacy also maintains a private practice, The Shameless Eater, in Westwood, Ca and is serving as secretary of Behavioral Health and Nutrition dietetic practice group for the 2014-2016 term.

Stephanie Sandbergen, LMFT

Stephanie Sandbergen, LMFT

Program Therapist

Stephanie earned her Master’s degree in Psychology with an emphasis in Marriage and Family Therapy from St. Mary’s College in Moraga, CA. She is a member of Psi Chi, the National Honor Society in Psychology. During her studies, Stephanie was a teacher’s assistant, researcher, and clinical assistant.

Stephanie is a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist. She has over 10 years of experience working with clients from various backgrounds and specializes in eating disorders, loss, grief, attachment, emotional intelligence, effective communication, and mindfulness. Stephanie has a passion to learn and has attended dozens of training courses on various topics such as compliance training, art therapy, narrative therapy, spirituality, support group facilitation skills, partner abuse, anger management, addiction, working with lesbian/gay/bisexual clients, and ethical decision making. She is currently working on her Professional Certificate in the Study of Loss and Grief at U.C. Berkeley Extension.

Stephanie works from the humanistic and systems approach which includes helping the client gain a healthier understanding of self, helping gain meaning in life, and exploring clients’ roles in the systems they are members of. She shows genuineness, acceptance, and empathy for her clients. She utilizes mindfulness techniques, explores personal grief, and also challenges her clients while modifying her approaches to be more eclectic depending on what is helpful for the client.

Shylah Blatt, LMFT

Shylah Blatt, LMFT

Program Therapist

Shylah Blatt earned her Master’s degree in Clinical Psychology with an emphasis in Marriage and Family Therapy from Pepperdine University in Malibu, CA. During her studies, Shylah completed her practicum providing individual and group therapy services at S.A. Moffett Elementary School in Huntington Beach, CA. After graduating with her master’s degree, Shylah worked as a primary therapist for Pacific Clinics, a non-profit community mental health organization located in Los Angeles County, providing individual, group, and family therapy for children, adolescents and adults in clinic, home, and school based settings. Shylah currently has a private practice in San Ramon, CA, Whole Family Counseling, where her areas of focus include working with children, teens, and adults struggling with depression, anxiety, trauma, ADHD, and disordered eating.

Shylah works from a person-centered approach and integrates interventions from CBT, DBT, Interpersonal Psychotherapy, Motivational Interviewing, and narrative therapy to help individuals and families realize their full potentials. Shylah utilizes a whole person lens, helping clients to look at mental, emotional, physical, spiritual and social aspects of their lives in order to work towards healing. Shylah is excited about her position as a Consulting Therapist and being able to work at Center For Discovery’s Pleasanton Outpatient Program.

Priscilla Wetmore, LMFT

Priscilla Wetmore, LMFT

Primary Therapist

Priscilla is a licensed Marriage and Family therapist with a background in dietetics and 12 years experience as a Certified Addiction Counselor and over 15 years working with teens in intensive outpatient and residential treatment settings. She has a passion for working with families in developing resilience in their struggles with eating disorders, anxiety, depression, and trauma. Her practitioner approach consists of individual psycho-dynamic therapy coupled with experiential learning of DBT skills, ACT, mindfulness and the integration of Dialectical Behavior and Seeking Safety trauma curriculums.

Dr. Indra Singh, MD

Dr. Indra Singh, MD

Program Psychiatrist