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Our Eating Disorder Treatment specialties, at our New Haven, CT a outpatient center specializes in Anorexia, Bulimia, Binge Eating, & Orthorexia Recovery.

Eating Disorder Treatment Team | Paramus, NJ

Dawn Delgado, MS, LMFT, CEDS-S

Dawn Delgado, MS, LMFT, CEDS-S

National Director of Operations, Outpatient Eating Disorder

Dawn Delgado, a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, and an EMDR trained trauma specialist. She holds both her CEDS, Certified Eating Disorder Specialist and CEDS-S Supervisor designation through the International Association of Eating Disorder Professionals.  Dawn has dedicated herself to working with adolescents and adults recovering from eating disorders and co-occurring mental health issues for over 15 years.

In addition, to her lengthy tenure at Center For Discovery, she has directed and been instrumental in developing residential, partial hospitalization/day treatment, intensive outpatient, and transitional living programs. Trained in EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing), she incorporates this form of trauma treatment in her private practice, Inspire Evolve, and into the clinical programming at Center For Discovery.  An active member of the International Association of Eating Disorder Professionals (IAEDP), she is a former chair member of the Los Angeles chapter. Dawn has a passion for yoga and travel and has served as a consultant to clinics and hospitals in Bali, Singapore, Java, and Dubai.

Kelsey Latimer, PhD, LP

Kelsey Latimer, PhD, LP

East Coast Assistant Director of ED Outpatient Services

Kelsey M. Latimer, PhD, LP became the first college graduate in her family in 2001, double majoring in anthropology and psychology at the University of Rhode Island and receiving the university’s annual president award/excellence award in both disciplines.  Dr. Latimer’s passion for research and the health/wellness of children and young adults led her to furthering her education, earning her doctorate and masters of science degrees from the University of North Texas, with emphases in child/adolescent development and neuropsychology. Throughout her doctoral training, Dr. Latimer became extremely passionate in the prevention and treatment of eating disorders, completing her research in this area, as well as pursuing specialized clinical training with preceptorships in disordered eating and administration/training during her APA-accredited predoctoral-internship. 

Since that time, Dr. Latimer joined a pediatric hospital and medical school to continue devoting her career to the development of eating disorder intervention programs at all levels of care, training future professionals in the field and acting as an advisory board member to healthy body movements including Healthy is the New Skinny.  In addition, she comes with a strong managerial/leadership background and uses a compassionate leadership model in growing talented team members.  She has presented at over 50 regional/national/international conferences, written many articles and been featured in print/online magazines on the topic of body image and training/administration, and is currently completing a book on the principles of effective eating disorder treatment scheduled for publishing in 2017.  Dr. Latimer is thrilled that these experiences have led her to her next step on her professional journey of empowering young people to fight against eating disorders by joining the Center For Discovery as the new East Coast Assistant Director of ED Outpatient Services!

Jacquelyn Supplee, MPH, RDN, LD/N, ATC-L

Jacquelyn Supplee, MPH, RDN, LD/N, ATC-L

East Coast Supervisor of Outpatient Dietary Services

Jacquelyn has been working with eating disorders since 2015, where she gained experience at an inpatient, residential and partial hospitalization program as a clinical dietitian. She earned her bachelor’s degree from The University of Tampa in athletic training and became a certified athletic trainer in 2010. She then went on to her master’s degree in public health and nutrition at the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill to become a registered dietitian. Jacquelyn has experience in working not only with eating disorders, but substance and alcohol abuse patients as well. Jacquelyn enjoys teaching nutrition principles and providing her clients with the tools they need to improve their relationship with food and exercise.

Francine Figueroa, MSW, LCSW

Francine Figueroa, MSW, LCSW

Assistant Program Director

Francine Figueroa is the Assistant Program Director at Center For Discovery Paramus. Francine holds a Masters of Social Work and is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker specializing in the treatment of Eating Disorders. Francine earned her MSW at Rutgers University’s Graduate School of Social Work in 2012. Ms. Figueroa is core trained in DBT (Dialectical Behavior Therapy), FBT (Family Based Therapy for Eating Disorders) and has had trainings in Biofeedback and Hypnotherapy. Francine has close to ten years of experience facilitating group therapy, family therapy and individual therapy. Francine has established Experiential Group Curriculums and has extensive experience in the facilitation of DBT group curriculum.

Francine’s specialized treatment of Eating Disorders began at an Inpatient Level of Care treating children, adolescents and adults. In addition, Francine has worked with individuals, couples and families in Private Practice, Partial Hospitalization and Intensive Outpatient Treatment who have struggled with mood disorders, eating disorders, trauma, trauma and addiction, grief and loss, adoption, infertility, learning disabilities and mental health in the LGBT community.

Francine practices trauma informed care and maintains ethnic and cultural awareness. Her style is both compassionate and non judgemental. Her approach is geared to build supportive therapeutic relationships that encourage clients to meet their goals. Francine is a creative person always encouraging clients to connect to their creative selves as part of the healing process.

Ms. Figueroa is a strong advocate for the treatment of Eating Disorders, Addiction and Trauma.

Jessica Coviello, MA, NCC, LAC

Jessica Coviello, MA, NCC, LAC

Program Therapist

Jessica Coviello graduated from Gettysburg College with a Bachelor’s degree in Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies where she wrote her Capstone paper on the voices of children within abuse shelters and was we can do to provide more support for them.

She received her Master’s degree from Fairleigh Dickinson University in Clinical Mental Health Counseling where she conducted research on the similarities in the brain between drug addiction and eating disorders.

Jessica is very eager to work within the population of eating disorders. She has worked within diverse areas that has provided her with different cases that surrounded eating disorders; abuse shelters, hospitals, and high schools. Jessica conducted various assessments, provided support counseling, intakes, and connected with patients on a level that allowed them to feel comfortable and safe. She enjoys process groups and art therapy that allow clients to express their feelings and thoughts. Jessica is ecstatic to join the Discovery team here in New Jersey.

Mia Wolinsky-Zazon, RD

Mia Wolinsky-Zazon, RD

REGISTERED DIETITIAN

Mia Wolinsky-Zazon is a Registered Dietitian at Center For Discovery Paramus Outpatient Program.  Mia earned her Bachelor’s degree in nutrition at Marymount College, Fordham University. Mia completed her dietetic internship at the University of Delaware and went on to receive her Master’s degree in nutrition from the College of St. Elizabeth. Mia has a decade of experience in managing corporate wellness programs and working as a clinical dietitian in outpatient, residential, and inpatient settings with diverse populations.

In addition to her nutrition background, Mia is also a Registered Yoga Teacher.  Mia found practicing yoga to be a powerful tool for clients managing stress and believes that incorporating yoga into counseling helps clients gain confidence and comfort in their authentic selves.

Mia is thrilled to be part of the Center for Discovery Paramus team as a dietitian.

Sarah Davis, LAC

Sarah Davis, LAC

Sarah graduated from Penn State University with a double major in Human Development & Family Studies and Psychology and went on to earn her Masters in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Marywood University. Sarah has a deep passion for the treatment and prevention of eating disorders. She has extensive experience conducting quantitative research focused on eating disorders and body dissatisfaction, and has multiple publications. She has presented at numerous regional, national, and international conferences. As an advocate for eating disorders, Sarah has engaged in many outreach and public speaking events with leaders in the field and presently assists with a national eating disorder scholarship foundation. Sarah is a Licensed Associate Counselor, National Certified Counselor, and Certified Clinical Mental Health Counselor. In addition, she is registered to counsel in a variety of states along the East coast.

Sarah has experience working with clients at various stages of their recovery journeys. She has worked with eating disorders in a variety of settings, including residential and inpatient, partial programs, and private practice. Sarah also has experience with a broad range of mental health issues and has worked at university counseling centers, residential and outpatient substance abuse programs, and in community mental health. She is an active member of the International Association of Eating Disorder Professionals, National Eating Disorders Association, and the National Counsel on Family Relations. Sarah was trained using a trauma-focused approach and employs a variety of clinical modalities based upon the individual needs of each client. Sarah believes in providing a genuine and compassionate environment to facilitate clients’ recovery.

Samantha Kral

Samantha Kral

Facility Coordinator

Samantha Kral earned her Bachelor of Science in Nutritional Sciences with a concentration in Dietetics from Rutgers University. Prior to working for Center for Discovery, she worked in dietary as a dining coordinator in a hospital setting. Samantha has years of experience in providing quality care to patients and has worked with individuals suffering from eating disorders as well.

As the Facility Coordinator, Samantha handles daily operations in the outpatient program and is very passionate about promoting a healthy life mentally and physically. Samantha loves lending a helping hand and looks forward to growing even further with Center For Discovery in the future.

Chelsea Grompone, RDN

Chelsea Grompone, RDN

On-Call Registered Dietitian

Chelsea received her bachelor’s of science in Nutrition and Dietetics from the Pennsylvania State University. Following her BS Chelsea obtained her Dietetic Technician Registered, DTR, credential and practiced as a diet tech specializing in adult weight management. In 2015 Chelsea began her distance dietetic internship through the California State University, Long Beach. During her program she completed multiple rotations with the Center for Discovery. Chelsea has since been with Center for Discovery in a variety of roles, including dietary technician, facility coordinator and now as registered dietitian of the Paramus, NJ site. She comes with tremendous experience and knowledge of both adults and teens struggling with disordered eating.