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 women to change their lives.

Renfrew Florida Eating Disorder Treatment Center

The Renfrew Center of Florida

Renfrew Florida Eating Disorder Treatment Center
7700 Renfrew Lane
Coconut Creek, FL 33073
1-800-RENFREW (736-3739)
Fax: 954-698-9007


Day Treatment 
Intensive Outpatient 
Outpatient Services 
Specialized Treatment Tracks
Experiential Therapy 
Observant Jewish Program 

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

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Meet Our Clinical Team:

Gayle Brooks, PhD 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.


Heather P. Maio, PsyD is a licensed psychologist who serves as Assistant Vice President of Clinical Services for The Renfrew Centers and Clinical Director of The Renfrew Center of Florida. Dr. Maio received her B.S. in psychology from Florida Atlantic University and her PsyD in clinical psychology from Nova Southeastern University in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.  She completed her Pre-Doctoral Residency at the University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worchester State Hospital, and her Post-Doctoral Residency at The Renfrew Center of Florida (specializing in the treatment of eating disorders and their co-morbid pathologies). Dr. Maio has extensive experience working with adolescents, adults, couples and families.  Her special interests include the treatment of eating disorders, substance abuse, relationship issues, women’s issues and Motivational Interviewing.  Dr. Maio maintains a private practice in Boca Raton, Florida, and presents trainings and webcasts frequently on eating disorders and related topics including the need for eating disorder awareness and advocacy for access to treatment.


 Jodi Krumholz, RD, LDN is Director of Nutrition at The Renfrew Center of Florida. She has been with Renfrew since 1997, received her undergraduate degree at the University of Wisconsin and participated in a coordinated undergraduate dietetics program. Mrs. Krumholz was featured in the HBO documentary Thin. She has also presented several times at the annual Renfrew conference in Philadelphia as well as to professionals in her community. Jodi Krumholz has spoken on various ED topics for the local media throughout her time at Renfrew, including a recent segment on eating disorders in the orthodox population. Jodi now utilizes webinars as another tool to educate professionals on eating disorders.


Drop-in Group

Multi-Family Group
When: Saturdays
Time: 10:25am-12:05pm
Where: The Renfrew Center of Florida
Who: Open to Alums of The Renfrew Center 
Cost: $20 per session

This group is attended by current, former and prospective patients, as well as their friends, partners and family members. The facilitator is an experienced therapist who emphasizes the healing power of families and other key relationships in the process of their loved one’s recovery. The open discussion focuses on the influence of family communication styles and roles in eating disorder treatment.

Upcoming Events:

 Join us for a 3 CE Event: Focusing on Emotions Trans-diagnostic Approach to Treating Complex Eating Disorders

Location: The Renfrew Center of Florida, 7700 Renfrew Lane, Coconut Creek, FL 33073
Friday, May 20, 2016
8:30 – 11:30 AM

This workshop examines the psychological complexity of eating disorders and explores the benefits of a cutting edge, evidence-based trans-diagnostic treatment which focuses on emotional awareness and exposure. There is now growing evidence that emotional avoidance is a maintaining factor for eating disorders as well as co-morbid conditions such as anxiety, depression, substance abuse and trauma response. Treatment which specifically focuses on targeting emotional avoidance, while developing emotional awareness, tolerance and acceptance, can provide an integrated, unified approach to resolve the myriad of symptoms which are often associated with the complex eating disorder client. This workshop will apply concepts from David Barlow’s Unified Protocol for the Transdiagnostic Treatment of Emotional Disorders to the treatment of complex eating disorder patients. Lecture, small group activities and experiential exposure demonstrations will be utilized.

 A light breakfast will be provided

For More Information:
Please contact Debbie Lucker at 1-877-367-3383 or   

Register Now for the 2016 Renfrew Alumni Reunion!  

Join us on Saturday, June 4, 2016, to reconnect with old friends, reinvigorate your recovery and discover new ways to seek support. We invite you to experience new reunion schedule where you will have the opportunity to attend a variety of workshops and activities that will stimulate new thinking and further support your journey in recovery.

The reunion is FREE and will be held at the following Renfrew location:

The Renfrew Center of Florida 
7700 Renfrew Lane 
Coconut Creek, FL 33073
Time: 9:00am-3:30pm

Light breakfast and lunch provided.

Bring up to 2 support people, we'll have workshops for them too!

For questions, please contact Jenna McCormick at 267.338.2632 or

Click Here to Register!