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. This treatment center emphasizes a body positive approach and Health at Every Size® (HAES®).
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.
*Health At Every Size® and HAES® are registered trademarks of the Association for Size Diversity and Health and used with permission.
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, LPC, NCC
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
Raychel Yearsley, MS, LPC, NCC
Raychel is our PRN intake coordinator at Center for Discovery and has more than two years of experience treating eating disorders. After completing her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology with a Minor in Art at Southern Methodist University, she completed her Master of Science in Counseling at Southern Methodist University. While in graduate school, Raychel completed specialized courses in expressive art 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. While in an eating disorder treatment setting, she also 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.
Anna Gurevich, MSc., LCSW
Anna is the PRN Intake Coordinator 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
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. This 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 knowledge and understanding of Intuitive Eating and other approaches to eating disorder treatment.
Lauren Edwards MS, LMFT-Associate
Lauren received her Bachelor of Science in Human Development and Family Studies in 2018 and went on to receive a Master of Science in Couple, Marriage and Family Therapy in 2021, both from Texas Tech University. Lauren has experience working with individuals, couples and families of many diverse backgrounds and presenting problems. During her time in graduate school, she gained experience working with adolescents and their families to treat anxiety, depression and mood disorders. Lauren takes a collaborative approach, taking the individual and unique needs of each patient into consideration when approaching treatment. Lauren works from an experiential lens, often incorporating mindfulness, cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), and dialectical behavioral therapy (DBT) into sessions. She is passionate about working with clients who have experienced trauma, eating disorders, anxiety and depression as well as incorporating familial and relational support when possible.
Olivia Evans, M.Ed, LPC
Olivia is a licensed professional counselor in the state of Texas. Olivia achieved a Bachelor of the Arts in Psychology from Ramapo College of New Jersey and a Master of Education in Counseling at William Paterson University. She completed her internship in the Parsippany Troy-Hills school district in Parsippany, New Jersey. Olivia’s previous work as a counselor was in private practice and eating disorder treatment on the residential, inpatient and partially hospitalized level. Olivia has extensive experience working with trauma, eating disorders, mood disorders and anxiety disorders such as generalized anxiety and obsessive-compulsive disorder. Olivia employs CBT, DBT, ACT and mindfulness practices to help her patients. When conceptualizing a patient, Olivia takes a holistic approach to find out who her patients truly are. Olivia is grounded in the belief that intersectionality and family of origin are of the utmost importance when considering treatment for a patient. Olivia has experience counseling people as young as 6 years old to adulthood. She fosters an inclusive, safe environment for all her patients.
Ryan Pope, MS, NCC, LPC-Associate
Ryan received her Bachelor of Arts in Communication Studies with a discipline in Interpersonal Communication from Texas Tech University in 2011 and earned a Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Capella University in 2021. Ryan has gained clinical experience utilizing various modalities to meet the needs of each specific client. Ryan currently provides services to adults, adolescents 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. Ryan views humans as creative, holistic beings and values a collaborative approach. She operates from a person-centered lens, incorporating various components of cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), dialectical behavioral therapy (DBT) and mindfulness to meet the needs of each individual patient. Ryan’s goal is to establish a strong therapeutic relationship with her patients and create a safe space for them to explore, learn and grow into the healthiest version of themselves.
Erin Ihnen, LD
Here’s What Patients Say After Completing Treatment*
- 97% can identify their triggers*
- 97% believe they can help themselves get better*
- 96% understand when to ask for help*
“Our experience at Center for Discovery was top notch. We are incredibly grateful to them for not only their professionalism, but their knowledge as well as compassion for our daughter and family.” – Sarah S., parent of CFD alumni
“This experience was life-changing.” – Mave C., former patient at CFD
*Percentage includes adult and adolescent patients who admitted to the Center for Discovery program in 2021 (between 1/1/2021 and 12/31/2021) and completed the Recovery Assessment Scale (RAS, N=2,644). Average treatment range 41.3 days for those who completed treatment (did not discharge to higher level of care, due to insurance, against treatment advice transfer or administratively).
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.