The Renfrew Center of Los Angeles
Like all of our centers, The Renfrew Center of Los Angeles, specializes in the treatment of anorexia, bulimia, binge eating disorder, and related mental illnesses. Programming consists of a comprehensive range of services including day treatment, intensive outpatient and group therapy.
Meet our Clinical Team:
Paula Edwards-Gayfield, LPCS, CEDS, is a licensed professional counselor and serves as Assistant Vice President of The Renfrew Center’s sites in the southeast and western regions of the country. She received her Master’s degree in Counseling from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte and has extensive experience working with adolescents, adults and families. Her interests include the treatment of eating disorders, women’s issues, and relationship concern. She maintains a private practice in the Oklahoma City area and is a member of the American Counseling Association, the Oklahoma Counseling Association and the International Association of Eating Disorder Professionals (iaedp).
Heather Russo, MA, MFT, CEDS, is the Site Director for The Renfrew Center of Los Angeles. She is a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and a board member of the International Association of Eating Disorders Professionals (iaedp). She received her Master’s degree in Psychology with an emphasis in Marriage and Family Therapy from Pepperdine University and is currently pursuing a Doctorate in Organizational Leadership in Behavioral Health. She has extensive experience in treating eating disorders in Inpatient Hospitalization, Day Treatment, Intensive Outpatient and Private Practice settings. Ms. Russo is an active, integrative therapist who works with her clients to promote empowerment and fulfillment. Her therapeutic approach is to provide support and practical feedback to help clients effectively make strides in recovery. She has been the featured presenter of seminars addressing eating disorder treatment and recovery, educating both recovery groups and professionals treating mental illness.
The Renfrew Center of Los Angeles is now offering an Eating Disorders Group.
Led by an experienced therapist, this group actively engages participants with each other to explore and understand the emotional and relational functions of their disordered eating and develop strategies to lean into emotions, improve communication and achieve recovery-focused goals.
*Ideal for those seeking extra support during their recovery.
Date: Meets weekly on Wednesdays
Time: 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: The Renfrew Center of Los Angeles
The Renfrew Center of Los Angeles is in-network with most major insurance carriers, including but not limited to:
Anthem Blue Cross
California Blue Shield
United Behavioral Health - Optum
For more information or to schedule an assessment, please contact 1-800-RENFREW.