The Renfrew Center Eating Disorder Treatment Facility

1-800-RENFREW

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

Renfrew Northern New Jersey Eating Disorder Treatment Center

The Renfrew Center of Northern New Jersey

174 Union Street
Ridgewood, NJ 07450
1-800-RENFREW (736-3739)
Fax: 201-652-6253

Programs:

Day Treatment
Intensive Outpatient
Outpatient Services
Virtual Therapy

The Renfrew Center of Northern New Jersey 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:

Directions to The Renfrew Center of Northern New Jersey 
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The Renfrew Center of Northern New Jersey is located in the center of the town of Ridgewood, NJ at 174 Union Street. There is ample parking in the rear of the building and the site is a few short blocks from both a bus stop and train station.


Meet Our Clinical Leaders:

Paula Edwards-Gayfield, LPCS, CEDS, is the Assistant Vice President at The Renfrew Center, overseeing clinical and administrative operations at the Atlanta, GA; Orlando, FL; Ridgewood, NJ; and West Palm Beach, FL locations. A Licensed Professional Counselor in Oklahoma and LPC Supervisor in North Carolina, she received her Master’s degree in Counseling from the UNC at Charlotte. Ms. Edwards-Gayfield has extensive experience working with adolescents, adults and families, with special interest in the treatment of eating disorders, women’s issues, relationship concern, mood and anxiety disorders, and life adjustments. A National Certified Counselor, she is a member of the American Counseling Association, the Oklahoma Counseling Association, Oklahoma Eating Disorder Association, and certified with the International Association of Eating Disorder Professionals (iaedp). Ms. Edwards-Gayfield is a frequent presenter at local and national conferences, primarily discussing eating disorders and diversity.

Janet Negrini, LCSW, is the Site Director at The Renfrew Center of Northern New Jersey. Joining Renfrew in 2004, she worked as a Primary Therapist at the Ridgewood location for ten years, and most recently held the position of Senior Admissions Coordinator. Ms. Negrini’s former experience includes serving as Director of Social Work at Catholic Charities in Newark, NJ, and as Clinical Supervisor of its Partial Hospital Program in Union City, NJ. Her expertise includes addictions treatment as well as working with the persistently mentally ill.


Announcements:

The Renfrew Center is pleased to offer a new, Virtual Therapy Group for adolescent girls and women in New Jersey who struggle with disordered eating or who are working towards recovery from an eating disorder. 

This online, virtual therapy group offers structured care in a web-based environment. Participants actively engage with each other to explore and understand the emotions and relational functions of their disordered eating and develop strategies to connect to emotions, improve communications 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 computer or tablet with a camera and screen.

Participants must be located in New Jersey.

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

DateMeets weekly on Wednesdays
Time:
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Location
Online


The Renfrew Center of Northern New Jersey offers the following groups:

Eating Disorders Group for College Students

College life often brings with it complex and difficult paths to navigate for students, particularly for those with an eating disorder. Academics, social situations and new levels of independence are exciting and yet, at times, stressful.

The Renfrew Center of Northern New Jersey is now offering a new group specifically for college students to address the challenges that may arise while trying to balance recovery with academics, work, family, friends, and the many other responsibilities of individuals in this stage of life.

Campus Life • Dining On & Off-Campus • Dorm Living • Exercise Culture
Self-Care • Social Culture • Structured Support

Date: Wednesdays
Time: 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
LocationThe Renfrew Center of Northern New Jersey

Thirty Something and Beyond Group

This group helps participants 30 years of age or older explore the connections between their eating concerns and other life challenges in the family, social and occupational areas.

Date: Meets on Monday evenings
Time
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: The Renfrew Center of Northern New Jersey

Adolescent Eating Disorders Group

Through peer interaction, this group addresses the eating disordered behavior as well as the biopsychosocial and cultural factors associated with these disorders specific to this age group.

Date: Meets on Thursday evenings
Time: 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: The Renfrew Center of Northern New Jersey


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