The Renfrew Center Eating Disorder Treatment Facility


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Since 1985, The Renfrew Centers have been providing clinical excellence within a nurturing environment  empowering adolescent girls and women to change their lives.

Renfrew Orlando Eating Disorder Treatment Center

The Renfrew Center of Orlando

Renfrew Orlando Eating Disorder Treatment Center
3452 Lake Lynda Drive
Building 100, Suite 120
Orlando, FL 32817
1-800-RENFREW (736-3739)
Fax: 407-658-4735


Day Treatment
Intensive Outpatient
Outpatient Services 

The Renfrew Center of Orlando specializes in the treatment of anorexia, bulimia, binge eating disorder, and related mental illnesses. Programming will consist of a comprehensive range of services including day treatment, intensive outpatient and group therapy.


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Meet Our Clinical Leaders:

Paula Edwards-Gayfield, LPCS, CEDS, is a licensed professional counselor and serves as the Regional Assistant Vice President. 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).

Christina Purkiss, LMHC, CEDS, is the Site Director at The Renfrew Center of Orlando. She received her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology and her Master’s degree in Clinical Psychology from the University of Central Florida. Prior to joining Renfrew, Ms. Purkiss served as the Program Director for an eating disorders facility in Orlando, overseeing the PHP and IOP programs. She has extensive experience treating individuals with anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, binge eating disorder, avoidant restrictive food intake disorder, and related disorders. In addition, she has worked with various other clinical disorders including substance abuse, depression and anxiety. She is currently the President-elect of the Central Florida iaedp Chapter in Orlando.


Professional Event

Treating Diabetes in Eating Disorder Patients 

Presented by: Becky Mehr, MS, RDN, CEDRD, LDN
Director of Outpatient Nutrition Services for The Renfrew Centers

Individuals with type 1 diabetes are 2.5 times more likely to develop an eating disorder, resulting in a dual diagnosis known as ED-DMT1.

This presentation will discuss identification of ED-DMT1 and provide attendees with guidelines and therapeutic interventions for treating both the physical and psychological components of ED-DMT1. Presentation content is appropriate and relevant for clinicians, dietitians, nutritionists, and medical professionals providing all levels of care.

Free event • Light breakfast included

A certificate of attendance will be provided

DateTuesday, October 30, 2018
Registration/Breakfast: 8:30 am - 9:00 am
Presentation: 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Location: The Renfrew Center of Orlando
*A tour of The Renfrew Center of Orlando is available following the presentation

Click here to register!

For questions, please contact Melissa Falzarano: 1-877-367-3383 or

For more information or to schedule an assessment, please contact 1-800-RENFREW.