The Renfrew Center of Florida
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.
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.
Winter Event - Holiday Healing: The Gift of the Present
The holiday season often brings with it a tendency to pull you in different directions and put you off-balance. It can be both exhilarating and stress-inducing. Appreciating the holiday joy that abounds at this time of year requires that you be present and engage in the now of the moment. This is a skill that is essential in helping you effectively navigate the physical and emotional upheaval that seems to build up as the season approaches.
Join us for an informative workshop as we explore and discover the skills that will help you stay present, appreciate the power of now and make this holiday one of the best ever.
Date: Tuesday, December 8, 2015
Time: 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Location: The Renfrew Center of Florida
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.