Center for Discovery Addison is an outpatient eating disorder center that treats patients of all genders and all ages. Center for Discovery Addison opened in May 2016 and continues to provide best-in-class care that is highly customized for each patient. Treatment modalities we offer include cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), exposure & response prevention (ERP) and dialectical behavior therapy (DBT).
In addition to receiving evidence-based therapies, patients all have the opportunity to put “joyful” back into movement through yoga and other activities. Discovery’s specialized binge eating disorder (BED) program, Path to Peace, is also offered at this location.
Insurances we accept include but are not limited to Blue Cross Blue Shield (BCBS), Humana, HealthNet, Cigna and UNICARE. Please remember that the insurances we accept change frequently. Please remember that the insurances we accept change frequently. Our insurance team will verify your coverage.
Located in Addison, Texas, the center is just off the Dallas North Tollway. Center for Discovery Addison serves the entire metropolitan area of Dallas. Discovery prides itself on its continuing education program, its relationship with community mental healthcare providers and its ability to provide educational resources to patients and alumni alike.
MEET THE TEAM
Katie Chadwick, Ph.D., L.C.D.C.
Dr. Chadwick is a Licensed Psychologist and Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Psychology from Texas A&M University and her Master of Arts in Counseling Psychology from Texas Woman’s University. She completed her Doctor of Philosophy in Counseling Psychology from the University of Oklahoma in 2014. Throughout her graduate training, Dr. Chadwick’s clinical training focused on a specialization in treating individuals of all ages with traumatic life experiences.
Dr. Chadwick has extensive experience and training in crisis intervention, as well as treating a variety of disorders including mood disorders, dissociative disorders, substance use disorders, and trauma. She has completed additional training in utilizing the following therapeutic approaches: Dialectical Behavior Therapy, Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, Trauma-Focused Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, Prolonged Exposure, as well as multicultural and relational approaches to treatment. She is most passionate about tailoring treatment to the specific needs of her clients and empowering clients to achieve their goals.
Dr. Chadwick’s mission is to cultivate a safe and positive treatment environment for clients and their families, supported by a treatment team founded on hope, authenticity, and integrity who will walk with you on your journey to recovery.
Stevie Cornett, MS, NCC is a Licensed Professional Counseling Associate supervised by Tiffany H. Ashenfelter, LPC-S. Stevie works as a PRN therapist for the Addison OP ED program and has been with Center for Discovery since 2019. After graduating summa cum laude with her Bachelor of Science in Psychology at the University of Texas at Dallas, Stevie completed her Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling at the University of North Texas. Building on a strong CBT foundation, Stevie’s approach is informed by neurobiology, attachment theory, mindfulness, and social justice
Gaby Deleski MS, RD, LD, CPT is a Registered Dietitian at the Center for Discovery Dallas outpatient facility treating adolescents, adults, and families affected by eating disorders. Gaby received her bachelor’s and master’s degree in Dietetics from Stephen F. Austin State University. She has experience in both outpatient nutrition counseling and clinical dietetics. As a Registered Dietitian, she works with clients collaboratively in order to help them reclaim their mind-body-food connection and rediscover the joys of eating. She is deeply passionate about helping others find their peace with food and appreciation for their bodies. Gaby utilizes and promotes the Health at Every Size (HAES) principle, as well as intuitive eating. When not working, she spends time playing with her cat named “Kale Chip” and exploring new hiking trails!
Vanessa Huynh is a Diet Technician at the Center for Discovery. In 2019, she graduated from Stephen F. Austin State University with a Bachelor’s degree in Food Nutrition and Dietetics. During her time in college, she interned at the Appleby Community Farm, where she educated children and families about farming, taught people how to plant and harvest crops, as well as led kitchen skills demonstrations. She served as a representative for the farm at the Nacogdoches Farmer’s Market. Vanessa has worked as a Summer Camp Instructor for Chefsville, a non-profit organization that connects cooking with family, community, and academics. This life-skill education is gained through camps, classes and workshops located throughout the DFW Metroplex area.
She enjoys educating others and leading discussions in establishing a healthy relationship with food. Vanessa believes that the understanding and practice of intuitive eating is a pillar of wholehearted living.
Outside of work, she enjoys traveling (especially road trips), cooking and baking, and being outdoors.
Raychel Yearsley, LPC
Raychel Yearsley, MS, LPC, NCC is a primary therapist at Center for Discovery and has more than two years of experience in treating eating disorders. After completing her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and a minor in Art at Southern Methodist University, she completed her Masters of Science in Counseling at Southern Methodist University.
While in graduate school, Raychel completed specialized courses in expressive arts therapy and child and adolescent therapy. Raychel completed her graduate-level practicum at a performing and visual arts high school where she worked with creative adolescents in a demanding and high-pressure environment. She completed her LPC-Internship in a private practice setting where she worked with children and adolescents with anxiety, depression, and eating disorders and in an eating disorder treatment setting where she worked with adolescents and adults with eating disorders, body image concerns, anxiety, and depression. Raychel has experience utilizing CBT, REBT, ACT, and Adlerian treatment modalities, in addition to incorporating activity therapy, expressive arts, mindfulness, and yoga into therapy. Currently, Raychel is working toward her 200-hour registered yoga teacher certification and is passionate about incorporating embodied approaches into the treatment of eating disorders.
Stephanie is a Diet Technician at Center for Discovery. She graduated from the University of Texas at Austin with a bachelor’s degree in Nutrition and Dietetics. During her time at UT, she found her passion for teaching others about the importance of intuitive eating and the Health at Every Size approach. At Center for Discovery, she enjoys supporting patients during nutrition groups and meals and seeing them work on mending their relationship with food. Working at CFD has been a rewarding experience that has furthered her passion to continue working in the nutrition field as a Registered Dietitian in the near future.
Sloane Elizabeth Churchman MS, RDN, LD
Victoria is a licensed professional counselor associate supervised by Chris Epstein, LPC-S. Victoria earned her Bachelor of Science degree in psychology in 2018 and her Master of Arts degree in clinical psychology in 2020 from the University of Dallas. During her graduate internship, she worked in community mental health providing services to diverse populations in individual, family and group settings, particularly those managing trauma or acute crisis. Victoria has experience working in the adolescent outpatient setting, specializing in suicidality, aggression, psychosis, self-image and crisis intervention. Victoria is trained in humanistic, psychodynamic and existential psychotherapy with an emphasis in focusing on the holistic individual and the complexity of the human person.
Victoria believes in therapy that emphasizes trust, self-reflection, acceptance, understanding and empathy. She strives to create a safe space and instill a sense of curiosity, strength and hope as we work towards change and promoting health.
Anna Gurevich, MSc., LCSW
Anna is a primary therapist at Center for Discovery in Dallas, Texas, where she treats adolescents and adults. She completed her master’s degree in social work from the Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work at the University of Southern California. She has worked in a number of treatment settings including a private practice clinic, an emergency department, a primary care clinic and a non-profit that provided support for families facing a cancer diagnosis. Anna implements a person-centered approach that incorporates a mosaic of evidence-based treatment modalities including ACT, CBT, mindfulness and narrative therapy.
When she is not at work, you can find her chasing her rambunctious dog at the park, catching up on her favorite shows, doodling or finding all the best restaurants spots.
Brenna Gaul, RD, LD
Katie Coleman, MS, NCC, LPC-Associate
Katie is a primary therapist at Center for Discovery. Katie received her Bachelor of Science degree in human development and family studies from Colorado State University in 2015. In 2021, Katie earned her Master of Science degree in clinical mental health counseling from the University of North Texas.
Katie has gained clinical experience utilizing various modalities to meet the needs of each specific patient. During graduate school, she specialized in play therapy while incorporating animal-assisted therapy, expressive arts and mindfulness into her therapeutic approach with various populations. Katie currently provides services to adolescents, adults and families for individual and group therapy. As a primary therapist, she is passionate about working with individuals who struggle with anxiety, depression, eating disorders and body image concerns.
Katie views humans as creative, holistic beings and values a collaborative approach. She operates from a person-centered lens, incorporating various components of CBT, DBT and mindfulness to meet the needs of each individual patient. Katie’s goal is to establish a strong therapeutic relationship with her patients and create a safe space for them to explore, learn and grow in order to become the healthiest version of themselves.
Jaylyn completed the dietetic technician program at Tarrant County College in May 2021. While in the program, Jaylyn interned at WIC, the VA and rehabilitation centers, which Jaylyn completed the dietetic technician program at Tarrant County College in May 2021. While in the program, Jaylyn interned at WIC, the VA and rehabilitation centers, which is where Jaylyn’s love of helping people through nutrition began to develop. Jaylyn hopes to become a registered dietitian and is overjoyed to be here at CFD now in a place that can provide a rewarding experience and a great learning opportunity to expand Jaylyn’s knowledge and understanding of Intuitive Eating and other approaches to eating disorder treatment.is where Jaylyn’s love of helping people through nutrition began to develop. Jaylyn hopes to become a registered dietitian and is overjoyed to be here at CFD now in a place that can provide a rewarding experience and a great learning opportunity to expand Jaylyn’s knowledge and understanding of Intuitive Eating and other approaches to eating disorder treatment.
This location provides free in person eating disorder support groups on Thursdays 7:00PM. We also have a handful of free online support groups. Find out more about how to join our free support groups.
COVID-19 Update: Online telehealth is offered for intensive outpatient treatment as an option to patients living in California, Florida, New Jersey and Texas.
In-person intensive outpatient and partial hospitalization is also offered at this location. Residential treatment continues to be offered at our residential facilities for individuals in need of a higher level of care. Learn about all that we are doing to protect the safety and wellbeing of our patients and staff.