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 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

Programs:

Residential 
Day Treatment 
Intensive Outpatient 
Outpatient Services 
Treatment Tracks
Experiential Therapy 

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.

Virtual Tour:


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Testimonials:

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Directions:

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Meet Our Clinical Leaders:

Gayle Brooks, PhD, is Vice President and Chief Clinical Officer for The Renfrew Center. Dr. Brooks leads the Renfrew Clinical Excellence Board and the Clinical Training Department. She has clinical and administrative oversight responsibility for Renfrew’s residential facility in Florida and for the non-residential sites in CA, FL, GA, IL, NC, and TN. For the past 30 years, she has treated patients from diverse backgrounds who suffer from eating disorders. Dr. Brooks served as the eating disorders specialist in the HBO film Thin, has appeared on Good Morning America and has been featured in the following publications: The New York Times, People Magazine, Essence Magazine and Perspectives, The Renfrew Center Foundation’s journal for professionals. A frequent presenter at conferences and workshops, Dr. Brooks speaks on topics such as the treatment of the complex patient, eating disorders and cultural diversity, the interplay between eating disorders and trauma, and eating disorders in mid-life women. Dr. Brooks is a member of the iaedp Board of Directors and former Co-Chair of the Academy of Eating Disorders Diversity Special Interest Group.

Heather P. Maio, PsyD, is a licensed psychologist who serves as Assistant Vice President of Clinical and Admission 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 use, 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.


Events:

The Renfrew Center of Florida invites you to join us at our Annual Alumni Reunion!

It's a day to:
• Celebrate YOU – everything that makes you who you are inside AND out
• Reconnect with Renfrew staff and fellow alumni
• Attend a variety of recovery workshops
• Hear stories of encouragement and hope
• Re-evaluate aspects of your own recovery that deserve recognition and special attention

We invite you to bring up to two guests who can strengthen their own skills for supporting you on your journey. Don’t miss this special event!

Free event • Light breakfast & lunch will be provided

DateSaturday, June 1, 2019
Time
9:00 am - 2:30 pm
Location
The Renfrew Center of Florida

Click here to register!

For questions, please contact Paige Brown at pbrown@renfrewcenter.com.


Announcements:

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.

DateMeets weekly on Tuesday evenings
Time: 
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location
Online

For more information about the Virtual Therapy Group or to schedule a virtual assessment, please call 1-800-RENFREW (736-3739).


Multi-Family Group

Day: Saturdays
Time: 10:25 am-12:05 pm
Location: 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.


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