Our Clinical Leaders
Gayle E. Brooks, PhD
Gayle Brooks is Vice President and Chief Clinical Officer of the Renfrew Center. She was awarded a doctorate in Clinical Psychology from Duke University and completed a psychology residency at Northwestern University. For the past 25 years she has treated patients from diverse backgrounds who suffer from eating disorders.She has appeared as an eating disorders specialist in the HBO film “Thin” and on talk shows including Good Morning America. She has been featured in eating disorder articles in major magazines, publications and newspapers including The New York Times, People Magazine, Essence Magazine and The Renfrew Perspective. Additionally, she has presented workshops on issues including treatment of the complex patient, eating disorders and culturally diversity, the interplay between eating disorders and trauma and eating disorders in mid-life at major eating disorder conferences including NEDA, Renfrew Foundation Conference, Woodhull Institute, American Mental Health Counselors Assoc, iaedp, and Eating Disorders Coalition.
Susan Ice, MD
Susan Ice is Vice President and Chief Medical Officer of The Renfrew Center. She received her doctorate of medicine from Johns Hopkins University, completed her internal medicine residency at Tufts New England Medical Center in Boston and her psychiatry residency at Beth Israel Hospital in Boston. She is the Founder and former Director of the Belmont Center Eating Disorders Program and is a board member of AABA. A Distinguished Life Fellow of the American Psychiatric Society and a “Top Doctor” in Philadelphia Magazine for several years, Dr. Ice has appeared on the Today Show and 20/20. She has been published in The Renfrew Center Foundation’s professional journal, Perspectives, and The Johns Hopkins Medical Journal. Dr. Ice has presented at numerous local and national conferences on topics related to the treatment of eating disorders and the complex patient.