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CYPRESS EATING DISORDER PROGRAM

Cypress, TX

HOME / LOCATIONS / CYPRESS, TX

Welcome to the place where you’ll find the peace and comfort you need to get back to the you you’re meant to be.

Here, you’ll gain the strength to uncover what needs to come to light in our warm, home-like environment. Every facility is selected to be the very best match possible for your specific needs.

At Discovery, you’ll work with our highly-trained, expert staff who’ll give you the confidence and reassurance you need to succeed. Using evidence-based techniques, they’ll guide you through the entire process and help propel you to discovering a better you. Types of treatment modalities provided involve cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), exposure & response prevention (ERP), and dialectical behavior therapy (DBT).

Insurances we accept include, but not limited to, Cigna, Halcyon, HMC, Humana, Optum, and Unicare. Please remember that the insurances we accept change frequently. Our insurance team will verify your coverage.

It won’t always be easy. But we will always be here for you.

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MEET THE TEAM

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Carley Campbell, BSN, RN

PSYCHIATRIST

Dr. Sonal Rana, MD

MILIEU MANAGER

Nirali Shah

PRIMARY THERAPIST

Steven Wright

CLINICAL SUPERVISOR

Julie Pate, M.S., LPC, LCDC

REGISTERED DIETITIAN

Emily Alderman

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Carley Campbell, BSN, RN

Carley is the executive director at Center for Discovery residential treatment center in Cypress, Texas. She earned a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from University of Arkansas and a master’s in nursing administration from The University of Texas at Arlington. Her nursing experience includes neonatal ICU, pediatric ICU and elementary school nursing. In 2019 she was given the opportunity to work at Center for Discovery as the Nurse Administrator. She immediately knew her passion for helping others and love of intentional relationships would be welcomed. Her desire to walk alongside teens and young adults with eating disorders has been growing ever since. Carley is continuously learning about the medical complications of eating disorders and is forever grateful to Dr. Edward Tyson and Jennifer Nagel, PA-C for all they have taught her. Carley has two hilarious children, Cohen and Riot, and a very cuddly cat named Savy. She studied sign language as her foreign language in high school, she usually has a different hobby each month, and she likes to practice her British and Aussie accents at random times.

PSYCHIATRIST

Dr. Sonal Rana, MD

Sonal Rana, MD, went to Stanford University for her undergraduate education. She pursued her medical degree at the University of California, San Francisco. She completed four years of adult psychiatry training at the University of California, Los Angeles’ Semel Institute of Human Behavior and Neuroscience and later returned to Stanford to complete her child and adolescent psychiatry fellowship. She is board certified in adult psychiatry and child and adolescent psychiatry.

After completing her fellowship, Dr. Rana worked as the medical director for the intensive outpatient program for adolescents and families at the Bay Area Children’s Association, a non-profit agency in California. She has specialized training in mentalization-based therapy, structural family therapy, family-based therapy for eating disorders, play-based therapies, interpersonal, parent-child interaction therapy, and cognitive behavioral therapies for children and adolescents.

She has facilitated adolescent groups on depression and anxiety, parent workshops on childhood anxiety, as well as, multifamily groups designed to improve family communication and cohesiveness. She has worked with children, adolescents, and adults with diagnoses ranging from anxiety and depression, to bipolar disorder, eating disorders, disruptive behavior disorder, personality disorders (with particular emphasis on Borderline Personality Disorder), attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, high functioning autism, and schizophrenia. As a psychiatrist, she believes that medications are a useful adjunct to therapeutic modalities designed to bolster families and individuals. She has been part of the Center for Discovery family since 2015.

MILIEU MANAGER

Nirali Shah

Joining The Center For Discovery Houston Residential inaugural team in 2018, Nirali is the Facility Manager and Education Liaison. She earned a B.S. in Psychology and Sociology from the University of Houston. Before joining Center For Discovery, she worked with individuals suffering from mental illnesses in an outpatient setting. Her clinical experience includes working with adolescents and adults with depression, anxiety, schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, borderline personality disorder, sexual abuse and alcohol/substance-related disorders.

Nirali now assists our diverse healthcare team in the rehabilitation and treatment of adolescents with eating disorders. Her passion is to help individuals overcome their internal obstacles and to realize their true potential.

On her downtime, Nirali loves to travel, spend time with family and friends, and exploring the diverse culinary world of Houston.

PRIMARY THERAPIST

Steven Wright

Steven has a growth-oriented integrative approach to therapy and believes in treating the whole person, not simply a cluster of symptoms. Therapy is a “process of development through intense interactions with others that leads one, through successive metamorphoses, to an ever-evolving authentic self.” It is fundamental to treating the body, mind and situation. The heart of Steven’s practice is to live an emotionally vibrant life with satisfying interpersonal relationships, a relaxed view of paradox and ambivalence, and radical authenticity in terms of being who you are. Steven looks forward to working with patients and learning from them.

“Knowing your own darkness is the best method for dealing with the darkness of other people” ― Carl Jung

“There is more wisdom in your body than in your deepest philosophy.” ― Friedrich Nietzsche

CLINICAL SUPERVISOR

Julie Pate, M.S., LPC, LCDC

Julie (she/her) is the Clinical Supervisor at Center for Discovery’s young adult residential treatment facility in Cypress, Texas. She is a licensed professional counselor and licensed chemical dependency counselor. Julie graduated from the University of North Texas with her Bachelor of Science in Human Development and Family Studies. At Southern Methodist University Julie obtained her master’s degree focusing on education with adolescents, young adults, substance use and the LGBTQIA+ community. Julie has a background of working in a variety of treatment settings including juvenile detention, residential treatment centers and private practice. Julie utilizes a supportive and open relationship in counseling while also challenging patient’s perspective that can help support change. She has a strong passion supporting everyone’s unique identity and creating a safe place. Julie believes everyone deserves the opportunity to heal and to be recovered. As Clinical Supervisor, Julie helps support the Executive Director and oversees everything clinical. She values the importance of collaboration as a part of a team, thinking systematically and providing the highest quality of care. She leads authentically by being open minded, honoring her values and having transparent conversations. As a human, Julie enjoys rainy days, denying she is a coffee snob, creating art and spending time with her people.

REGISTERED DIETITIAN

Emily Alderman

Emily (she/her) is the lead registered dietitian at Center for Discovery’s young adult residential treatment center in Cypress, TX. Emily graduated from the University of Houston where she earned her Bachelor of Science in Human Nutrition and Foods. She also completed her dietetic internship through UH and is working on obtaining her Master of Science in Human Nutrition and Foods at UH. Emily discovered her passion to provide care for patients struggling with eating disorders upon working at the partial hospitalization level of care during her undergrad. This experience showed her that eating disorder treatment is where nutrition therapy and mental healthcare intersect. It also taught her about the disproportionate impact eating disorders have on LGBTQIA+ folks, a population Emily is dedicated to providing care for. Emily is an advocate for the Health at Every Size ® movement and believes in the power of reconnecting with the “intuitive eater” in all of us. Emily provides nutrition counseling that is both professional and personable. Through her counseling style, Emily aims to assist her patients in realizing how food is much more than nutrition. Food can be a social gathering, a cultural experience or a way to communicate love. Additionally, Emily assists her patients in realizing that nutrition is more than food by teaching them about nourishing themselves through self-care practices and mental healthcare treatment. In her free time, Emily loves to explore joyful movement through practicing yoga and rock climbing. She also enjoys playing video games, going to concerts and thrifting.

Free Online Support Group

We provide an online support group with weekly meetings. Find out more about how to join our free online support groups.

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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 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.

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