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.
Center For Discovery Granite Bay high level of care eating disorder treatment facility offers residential treatment and partial hospitalization for female and non-binary (regardless of sex assigned at birth) patients who are between 16 and 26 years of age who are struggling with an eating disorder. This Northern California eating disorder treatment center opened in March 2016 and serves the Sonoma and Central California valleys. The rural facility sits on a secluded plot of land with a putting green, horse corral and barn, and overlooks a beautiful salt-water pool and waterfall providing patients with a serene feeling. This treatment facility is unique in that it offers trauma “tapping” and yoga therapy. 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 Beacon Health Options- GHI & MVP incl., ILWU / PMA Long Shoremens Union, Magellan, Santa Cruz County and TriCare Military Region WEST MHN/HealthNet. Please remember that the insurances we accept change frequently. Our insurance team will verify your coverage.
MEET THE TEAM
Dr. Jessica Beauchene, MD
Dr. Jessica Beauchene completed her undergraduate degree in biology at the University of the Pacific. She then worked on a Master’s Program before attending UC Davis for medical school. She did her psychiatry residency at UCSF-Fresno Campus. While at UCSF she treated several eating disorder patients and trained at the Stanford-Lucille Packard Children’s Hospital. She has now returned to Sacramento where she is working with the Placer County Mental Health Services and is the staff psychiatrist for the Center for Discovery in Sacramento.
Dr. Sara Shakked, MD
Dr. Shakked is the primary care Physician at Center For Discovery Sacramento residential eating disorder program. She is a family physician that particularly focuses on working with patients with psychiatric issues. Dr. Shakked’s hope is to help clients find and make meaning out of their life narrative. She also has a particular interest in dialectical behavioral therapy, interpersonal therapy, and archetypal patterns as they play out in the individual. Dr. Shakked authored a curriculum manual for therapists who provide care to physicians and has an interest in the physician experience as a sociological construct.
Kelly Melanson, RD
Kelly Melanson is a Registered Dietitian and Licensed Body Positive Facilitator who
specializes in providing nutrition therapy to adolescents and adults struggling with
disordered eating. She is currently the Registered Dietitian at Center for Discovery’s
Eating Disorder Residential Facility for adult women.
Kelly received her Bachelor of Science degree in Dietetics with a minor in Biology at California State
University Sacramento and later completed her Dietetic Internship at Stony Brook
Medicine in New York. During her Internship, Kelly explored various areas of
nutrition and was given the opportunity to work with a private practice Dietitian
specializing in eating disorders. This experience was a turning point for Kelly and
ignited her desire for working in the field of eating disorders and mental health. She
is passionate about providing personalized nutrition care and counseling to
individuals and their families and enjoys helping people reject the diet mentality
while learning to make peace with food.
Teresa has been a Registered Nurse for 10 years, most of which were spent in intensive outpatient psychiatry and most recently, medication assisted treatment (MAT) in addiction medicine with clients struggling with co-occurring mental health issues. Teresa is passionate about the work she does.
Michelle Roush is a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist with over 10 years of experience working with clients with eating disorders at all levels of care. Michelle approaches treatment and therapy by integrating the healing depth work of attachment and systems theories with the concrete skills of dialectical behavior and acceptance and commitment therapies. Michelle is trained in Brainspotting as well, a progressive method for treating trauma and intense distress. Michelle loves working with an interdisciplinary treatment team and collaborating to provide the best treatment possible. Michelle’s style is warm and empathic, utilizing candor and humor. She channels curiosity, compassion, and courage with her clients.
Katie received her undergraduate degree in Psychology with minors in human development and counseling at Ball State University in Indiana. Katie is committed to keeping the facility running smoothly and helping clients on their road to recovery. In her spare time, she enjoys finding new recipes to cook and spending time with her dog and two cats.
Shanley is a registered dietitian at Sacramento’s Discovery Mood & Anxiety Program. She is also a registered dietitian and director of perinatal nutrition services for a private practice OB-GYN office in Folsom, CA. Shanley received her Bachelor of Science degree in nutrition and food science in 2014 from Chico State University, with a focus on community and sports nutrition. After college, she worked for a non-profit organization. Though she was working in an area of preventative nutrition, she realized it could not take away the disease and illness that had already occurred. While finishing her didactic coursework through the University of Northern Colorado, Shanley worked full time for the Women, Infant and Children’s (WIC) Program for three years, furthering her skills in nutrition education, counseling women struggling with perinatal mood disorders, and becoming a certified lactation educator (CLE). In 2020, Shanley’s article “Critical Care for Patients with Eating Disorders” was published, an accomplishment near and dear to her heart. Nutrition has been her greatest passion for a long time now, and she looks forward to helping others be their best each and every day.
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*
“The staff were extremely kind, supportive and helpful to me during my stay and did all they could to assist me.” – Drew V., former patient at CFD Granite Bay
“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).