The Renfrew Center of West Palm Beach
The Renfrew Center of West Palm Beach treats adolescent girls and women struggling with 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.
The Renfrew Center of West Palm Beach is Now Open!
The site is Renfrew's 19th location nationally and third in Florida. Our residential facility in Coconut Creek, FL offers a seamless transition to patients in need of a higher level of care.
We are pleased to announce that The Renfrew Center of West Palm Beach is now in-network with Aetna, Blue Cross New Directions, Cigna, Humana, and United Behavioral Health.
Renfrew is dedicated to providing coverage to as many patients seeking treatment as possible, and we are continuously adding new insurance contracts. With the addition of Aetna, Cigna, Humana, and United Behavioral Health in the West Palm Beach area, we will now be able to provide care to more adolescent girls and women seeking treatment for eating disorders.
Accepting more than 430 insurance plans across the country, The Renfrew Center has contracts with almost every managed care company for all levels of treatment and is a preferred provider for many insurance companies.
The Renfrew Center is pleased to offer a new, Virtual Therapy Group for adolescent girls and women in Florida who struggle with disordered eating or who are working towards recovery from an eating disorder.
This weekly therapy group is facilitated by Tiffany DeVecchis, MEd, Regional Admissions Team Lead for The Renfrew Center, and offers structured care in a web-based environment.
The online, virtual therapy group actively engages participants with each other to explore the emotions and relational functions of their disordered eating. Individuals also develop strategies to improve their communication skills and achieve recovery focused goals. Group curriculum is informed by the empirically based Renfrew Center Unified Treatment Model for Eating Disorders®.
To get started, you will need to have access to Wi-Fi and a device such as a smart phone, computer or tablet with a camera and screen.
Participants must be located in Florida and be followed by an outpatient therapist.
Date: Meets weekly on Tuesday evenings
Time: 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
For more information about the Virtual Therapy Group or to schedule a virtual assessment, please call 1-800-RENFREW (736-3739).
The Renfrew Center of West Palm Beach also offers the following Outpatient Group:
Women Supporting Women
This group is for adolescent girls and women of all ages who have struggled with disordered eating.
The group actively engages participants with each other to explore and understand the emotional and relational functions of their disordered eating and develop strategies to connect to emotions, improve communication and achieve recovery-focused goals.
Ideal for those seeking extra support during their recovery.
Date: Meets weekly on Monday evenings
Time: 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Location: The Renfrew Center of West Palm Beach
Free Community Event to Celebrate National Eating Disorders Awareness Week
This is ME - The Unfiltered Truth!
Social media users are frequently bombarded with messages from so-called successful “models” promoting diet culture, unrealistic body standards and the pressure to hide or disguise what we view as our unacceptable true selves. As a society, we must work together to discern truth from the media’s false standards of perfection.
Join us for an interactive event where you will:
- Explore the messages you receive about how you should look, act and feel
- Debunk the diet culture’s lies and promises
- Address the unfiltered truth about nutrition
- Discuss the impact social media has on our body image and self-worth
- Identify positive influencers that will enhance our pride, respect and self-compassion for our authentic selves
Light refreshments will be served.
Date: Wednesday, February 27, 2019
Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: The Renfrew Center of West Palm Beach
TO REGISTER, please contact Paige Brown at email@example.com and indicate your location (West Palm Beach).
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).
Lewis Jones, PsyD, is the Site Director at The Renfrew Center of West Palm Beach. A Licensed Clinical Psychologist, he received both his Master’s degree and his Doctoral degree from Nova Southeastern University. Dr. Jones has worked for the country’s top healthcare companies as well as in university counseling centers, community mental health, inpatient psychiatric units, and outpatient clinics. He specializes in the treatment of anxiety disorders, obsessive-compulsive disorder and eating disorders. In addition to being a published author in The Renfrew Center’s professional journal, Perspectives, Dr. Jones is a frequent presenter at national conferences, conducts local trainings and has made appearances on local media as an eating disorders expert. He currently serves on the iaedp South Florida Chapter Board and maintains a private practice in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida.
Jodi K. Weissman, ARNP, PMHCNS, PhD, is a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner at The Renfrew Centers of Coconut Creek and West Palm Beach, FL with extensive experience working with children, adolescents and adults. She received her Bachelor’s degree in Nursing from Binghamton University, New York, her Master’s degree in Nursing from Florida Atlantic University and her Doctoral degree in Holistic Nutrition from Clayton College. Dr. Weissman has been with Renfrew for 21 years and has been in private practice for 23 years in Boca Raton, Florida, specializing in individual and family psychotherapy and medication management for children, adolescents and adults with eating disorders, ADHD, depression, bipolar disorder, anxiety disorders, OCD, and trauma. She believes in empowering individuals to reach their full potential in life.
For more information about The Renfrew Center of West Palm Beach or to schedule an assessment, please call 1-800-RENFREW.