The Renfrew Center Eating Disorder Treatment Facility

1-800-RENFREW

First in Eating Disorders

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

Renfrew Atlanta, GA Eating Disorder Treatment Center

The Renfrew Center of Atlanta

Renfrew Atlanta Eating Disorder Treatment Center
50 Glenlake Parkway
Suite 120
Atlanta, GA 30328
1-800-RENFREW (736-3739)
Fax: 770-671-8508

Programs:

Day Treatment
Intensive Outpatient
Outpatient Services

The Renfrew Center of Atlanta 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.

Directions:

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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).

Laura Minch McLain, PsyD, is the Site Director at The Renfrew Center of Atlanta. She received her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from California State University, Northridge and her Doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology from John F. Kennedy University. Dr. Minch McLain has worked in a variety of settings and with several different populations including children with autism spectrum disorders and developmental disabilities, emerging adults, depression, anxiety, self-esteem and identity issues, addictions, and relationship issues. In addition to her role at Renfrew, she also works in private practice serving individuals suffering with eating disorders, addictions and trauma. Dr. Minch McLain is an active member of the American Psychological Association (APA) and Georgia Psychological Association (GPA).  

Carrie Poline, DO, FAPA, is the Psychiatrist at The Renfrew Center of Atlanta. She is a double-board certified practitioner in child & adolescent and adult psychiatry specializing in eating, anxiety, mood, and child behavioral disorders. Dr. Poline received her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology and Biology at Washington University in St. Louis and completed her post-graduate training in Adult Psychiatry at Albert Einstein College of Medicine/Long Island Jewish Medical Center. Prior to joining Renfrew, Dr. Poline served as Medical Director of The Atlanta Center for Eating Disorders as well as Medical Director at Veritas Collaborative's outpatient clinic. She is a member of the Medical Advisory Board of Eating Disorder Information Network (EDIN) and is an elected Medical Liaison for the Atlanta Chapter of the International Association of Eating Disorder Professionals (iaedp). Dr. Poline was presented with the inaugural award of "Exceptional Women in Medicine" and recognized as one of the "Top Docs of Atlanta" by Castle Connelly in 2017.


Events:

Professional Presentation

Treating Diabetes in Eating Disorder Patients 

Presented by: Becky Mehr, MS, RDN, CEDRD, LDN
Regional Nutrition Manager, 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, August 21, 2018
Registration/Breakfast: 9:00 am - 9:30 am
Presentation: 9:30 am - 11:30 am
A tour of The Renfrew Center of Atlanta is available following the presentation
Location: The Renfrew Center of Atlanta

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Annual Alumni Reunion

Celebrating Your Journey of Courage

Recovery requires courage. Fear of the unknown is often a significant obstacle throughout the process, however taking just one step forward can lead to a path of strength and healing. This year’s reunion theme, Celebrating Your Journey of Courage, reflects this belief. Courage is challenging, but it provides opportunities to build resilience, grow confidence and gain new life experiences.

Join us for an enlightening day of workshops in which you will reconnect with fellow alumni and strengthen your journey as you move forward in your recovery!

We invite you to bring one person to celebrate with you and fine-tune their skills for supporting your recovery.

Free event • Lunch provided

Date: Saturday, October 13, 2018
Time: 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Location: The Renfrew Center of Atlanta

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For questions, please contact: Jenna McCormick • jmccormick@renfrewcenter.com


Announcements: 

The Renfrew Center of Atlanta offers an Eating Disorders Group.

The Eating Disorders Group is for adolescent girls and women of all ages who have struggled with disordered eating. Led by an experienced therapist, 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.

Adult Group:

Date: Meets weekly on Thursday evenings
Time4:30 pm - 5:45 pm
Location: The Renfrew Center of Atlanta

Adolescent Group:

Date: Meets weekly on Thursday evenings
Time4:45 pm - 6:00 pm
Location: The Renfrew Center of Atlanta


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