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BELLEVUE OUTPATIENT EATING DISORDER PROGRAM

Bellevue, WA

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Virtual treatment available: CFD outpatient programs can also be accessed via online telehealth services.

Center for Discovery Bellevue is an outpatient treatment center that caters to all genders of all ages who have been diagnosed with an eating disorder who do not require around the clock, inpatient care. Center for Discovery Bellevue, Washington has been open since 2015 and serves patients who live in Seattle, Bellevue (Eastside), and throughout King and south Snohomish Counties.

Center for Discovery Bellevue offers two levels of care: partial hospitalization and intensive outpatient care. This facility has two suites, separating adolescent and adult patients in order to provide the best individualized, age appropriate care. Our Center for Discovery Bellevue residential treatment center is nearby, ensuring a smooth transition in continuity of care for individuals entering an outpatient care after successfully completing residential treatment. The outpatient program focuses on body positivity and incorporates a Health at Every Size philosophy while providing movement therapy, yoga and psychodrama on site.

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 Employee Health Network (EHN), MCCP (Medical Cost Containment Professionals, LLC), OPTUM BH (PBH, UHC, UBH), and UNICARE – Beacon HS. Please remember that the insurances we accept change frequently. Our insurance team will verify your coverage.

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MEET THE TEAM

REGIONAL CLINICAL DIRECTOR

Maureen Peterson, MA, LMHC, CEDS-S

REGIONAL DIRECTOR OF CLINICAL OUTREACH

Jenni Scharf

PRIMARY THERAPIST

Nathan Potthoff Primary, MSc, LMHCA, CN

REGISTERED DIETITIAN

Samantha Castellanos McKenney, CD

REGIONAL CLINICAL DIRECTOR

Maureen Peterson, MA, LMHC, CEDS-S

Maureen Peterson is the Regional Director for the Pacific Northwest & Northern California at Center For Discovery treating adolescents, adults, and families impacted by eating disorders. Maureen is a licensed mental health counselor and earned her BA  in Psychology from Pacific Lutheran University and her MA in Counseling Psychology from Saint Martin’s University. She also completed a certificate program in The Long Term Treatment of Psychiatric Disorders through the University of Washington School of Social Work. Maureen has been working in the mental health field since 1991 and has specialized in the treatment of eating disorders since 1996. She is a Certified Eating Disorder Specialist and Supervisor through the International Association of Eating Disorder Professionals. In 2011, Maureen received the “Spirit of the Alliance” award through the Alliance for Families, a national organization. She is passionate about community service, and enjoys reading, traveling, and spending time with friends and family.

REGIONAL DIRECTOR OF CLINICAL OUTREACH

Jenni Scharf

Jenni Scharf is the Clinical Outreach Supervisor and Staff Recruitment Representative at Center For Discovery in the Northwest treating adolescents, adults and families impacted by eating disorders. Jenni earned her degree in Journalism, with an emphasis in Management from Western Washington University. Jenni has been working in healthcare marketing since 2001 and has held seats on 4 separate Pacific Northwest iaedp chapter boards. Jenni loves being a resource for professionals. She is a wife and mom to three kids and is passionate about helping families find the recovery they need to be healthy, whole and happy once again.

PRIMARY THERAPIST

Nathan Potthoff Primary, MSc, LMHCA, CN

Nathan is a licensed mental health counselor associate and certified nutritionist. He earned his Master in Science degrees, both in nutrition and clinical health psychology at Bastyr University where he also worked as a student clinician at their Center for Natural Health. Nathan has practiced from a Health at Every Size® (HAES®)-centered and mindfulness-based orientation ever since. For the past year, Nathan has been in practicum at a large non-profit in the greater Seattle area as part of their community networks and outreach program for IDD and dual-diagnostic individuals. He brings an integrative approach to his work with a focus on third-wave behavioral therapies, as well as narrative and existential therapies. Nathan is committed to HAES and Be Body Positive as guiding philosophies to provide a safe and non-judgmental space that embraces all identities.

REGISTERED DIETITIAN

Samantha Castellanos McKenney, CD

Samantha is a registered dietitian nutritionist and certified dietitian with a bachelor degree in nutrition and dietetics from Griffith University, Australia. She has practiced as a dietitian in Australia, Canada and now the United States, and is grateful to be here supporting others in the eating disorder recovery journey. She takes an anti-diet, Health At Every Size® approach with Intuitive Eating principles at the core of her nutrition philosophy. Samantha is also a registered yoga teacher and uses her skills and knowledge to support patients in becoming more self-aware, self-compassionate and improving mind-body connection.

On weekends, Sam likes to explore the mountains, hiking in the summer and snowboarding in the winter. She loves to cook and share meals with friends, go camping, travel to new destinations and spend time with friends and family. Samantha dreams of a world where people can be at peace with themselves and with food and is passionate about empowering patients to make this happen.

Support Group

The Support in Recovery group is for those who are in treatment, in recovery or who have not yet sought help. We also have a group for family and friends.

Thursdays @ 7-8pm — Support in Recovery (SIR)
When: Jun 11, 2020 07:00 PM Pacific Time (US and Canada)

Register in advance for this meeting
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

 

Thursdays @ 7-8pm — Family/Friends Support Group
When: Jun 11, 2020 07:00 PM Pacific Time (US and Canada)

Register in advance for this meeting
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

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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 SERVICES UPDATE: We are resuming in-person programming for partial hospitalization and intensive outpatient treatments. In-person connection is incredibly important to behavioral health treatment and we are eager to provide this support to our patients as they move forward on the road to recovery. We also know that the safety and health of our patients and staff is top priority. See our latest update on steps we are taking to ensure everyone at our facilities are following guidelines as recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

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