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MAITLAND OUTPATIENT EATING DISORDER PROGRAM

Maitland, FL

HOME / LOCATIONS / MAITLAND, FL (OUTPATIENT)

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

Center for Discovery Maitland is an eating disorder intensive outpatient treatment center for patients of all ages and all genders. This outpatient treatment center opened in August 2016 and prides itself on its wide range of therapeutic specialties, including internal family systems, psychodrama, feminist approach, LGBTQIA+ informed care, HeartMath (biofeedback), and reality-based 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. This treatment center emphasizes a body positive approach and Health at Every Size® (HAES®).

Insurances we accept include but are not limited to Beacon Health Options (Value Options)- GHI & MVP incl., Cigna/ Great West, HealthNet, HMC, and UNICARE – Beacon HS. Please remember that the insurances we accept change frequently. Our insurance team will verify your coverage.

Conveniently located in Maitland, just off Highways 414 and I-4, this facility is easily accessible to the Greater Orlando Area, beautiful Winter Park and Altamonte Springs.

*Health At Every Size® and HAES® are registered trademarks of the Association for Size Diversity and Health and used with permission.

MEET THE TEAM

Executive Director for Florida Virtual

Jennifer Hounshell, LMFT, QS

ASSISTANT PROGRAM DIRECTOR

Stacey Herdegen, BA

Primary Therapist

Stan Bogard, MS, MFT

CLINICAL OUTREACH AND STAFF RECRUITMENT REPRESENTATIVE

Sara Dreier

REGISTERED DIETITIAN

Jessie Pincombe, RDN, LDN

REGISTERED DIETITIAN

Danielle Stagni, RDN, LDN

REGISTERED DIETITIAN

Brittany Moreira, RDN, LDN

PRIMARY THERAPIST

Kathleen Acevedo, Ed.M, MA

PRIMARY THERAPIST

Tyler MacDonald, RMHCI

REGISTERED DIETITIAN

Corinna Kudwa, RDN, LDN

MILIEU MANAGER

Tristin McDermott, BS

PRIMARY THERAPIST

Claudia Haywood, LMFT

PRIMARY THERAPIST

Brittany Harper-Salisbury, LMHC

MILIEU MANAGER

Tristin McDermott

Executive Director for Florida Virtual

Jennifer Hounshell, LMFT, QS

Jennifer graduated from Central Connecticut State University with a master’s degree in marriage and family therapy. Her passion is to help those in need and to do so in the most effective person-centered way. She has worked as a psychotherapist in a multitude of settings across many states on the East coast. Programs include child, adolescent, and adult outpatient, intensive outpatient, partial hospitalization, telehealth therapy, substance use disorders and rehabilitation for pre-release felons. Jennifer uses a combination of internal family systems, solution-focused therapy and emotion and behavior modification. She has dedicated herself to providing effective individual, family and group therapy to best meet the needs of each patient and their support system. Jennifer is an artist by trade and often implements creativity into her treatment. She enjoys being an athlete and spending her free time with her spouse and two beautiful daughters.

ASSISTANT PROGRAM DIRECTOR

Stacey Herdegen, BA

Stacey Herdegen graduated from the University of South Florida with a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology. As Assistant Program Director of Center for Discovery and Discovery Mood & Anxiety Program, Stacey combines her experience in clinical research, cognitive testing, and extensive managerial work with her passion for mental health and wellness. 

Stacey manages daily operations in the PHP/IOP programs, including: administrative duties, research, group sessions, clinical documentation, team development, and working closely with clients and families from admission throughout course of treatment.

Currently pursuing her Master’s degree at the University of Central Florida, Stacey is dedicated to furthering her education to become a Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist, where she will continue to grow and develop her clinical role.

On a personal note, Stacey’s lifelong passion for working with horses has inspired her to further advance her knowledge of/training in Equine Therapy by actively pursuing certification as an Equine Specialist in Mental Health & Learning.

Primary Therapist

Stan Bogard, MS, MFT

Stan graduated from San Diego State University with a Master of Science in marriage Family Therapy. He has nine years of experience treating clients and his specialty is working with children, adolescents, and their families. Prior to working with the Center for Discovery Orlando outpatient team, Stan worked at the Center for Discovery Residential Treatment Center (RTC) providing group and meal therapy for clients. In addition to his experience working within the field of eating disorders, Stan has been the lead therapist at a general psychiatric hospital and has experience working in the substance abuse field as well. He is skilled in working with adults and adolescents in individual, group, and family therapy contexts.  He has clinical expertise in the fields domestic violence, crisis intervention, anger management, juvenile justice involvement and cultural issues. His areas of interest include clients dealing with life transitions and adjustment issues, anxiety, depression, grief and loss, and personal growth.

Stan utilizes a motivational and person-centered approach, focusing on the individualized needs and strengths of the client.  Stan assists each client by working to increase their insight and helping them to learn the necessary skills to manage symptoms and stressors in an effective manner. He believes in the strengths of each and every client he works with!

CLINICAL OUTREACH AND STAFF RECRUITMENT REPRESENTATIVE

Sara Dreier

Sara specializes in Community Outreach, Marketing Strategy, and Business Development. Sara is actively involved with the recovery community. This has led her to public speaking, educating healthcare professionals, facilitating support groups, as well as fundraising and advocacy for prevention and improved access to treatment in the Central Florida Community and beyond.

REGISTERED DIETITIAN

Jessie Pincombe, RDN, LDN

Jessie is a Licensed and Registered Dietitian Nutritionist in the state of Florida. She received her Bachelor’s of Science in Dietetics from Ashland University in 2017 and completed her postgraduate internship through Daemen College. During her dietetic internship, Jessie worked with the eating disorder community at the residential and outpatient levels where she discovered her passion of helping people become confident with their food choices and their bodies. Before working with the Center for Discovery outpatient team, Jessie also worked at Center for Discovery’s RTC in Montverde, FL as a diet tech and counselor. Here she gained experience engaging with adolescent clients and assisted the facility’s dietitian in educating clients about menu planning, nutrition science, intuitive eating, as well supporting clients during exposure response prevention (ERP) meals. Jessie is honored to be a part of this awesome team.

REGISTERED DIETITIAN

Danielle Stagni, RDN, LDN

Danielle is a licensed and registered dietitian nutritionist in the state of Florida. She obtained her Bachelor of Science in dietetics from Florida State University and completed her dietetic internship through North Oaks Medical Center in Hammond, Louisiana. Danielle has worked in various settings, providing medical nutrition therapy at an acute care facility, corporate health and wellness promotion, individual and group nutrition counseling for adolescents and adults, and nutrition therapy for eating disorders and disordered eating recovery. Danielle has additional training and experience developing individualized meal plans and providing education on Health at Every Size® (HAES), Intuitive Eating and nutrition science. She enjoys helping clients develop flexible ways of thinking about food and nutrition, understand how all foods fit into a healthy lifestyle, and create positive relationships with their bodies and their nutrition. Throughout her journey, Danielle has learned about the nature of how relationships and behaviors with food evolve over time. She is continually inspired by her clients’ progress and looks forward to helping others find a balanced lifestyle.

REGISTERED DIETITIAN

Brittany Moreira, RDN, LDN

Brittany is a licensed and registered dietitian nutritionist in the state of Florida. She received both a Bachelor of Arts degree in human communication from the University of Central Florida in 2017 and a Bachelor of Science degree in dietetics & nutrition from Keiser University in 2021. Brittany completed her coordinated dietetic internship through Keiser University. During her internship, Brittany worked in the disordered eating community by providing medical nutrition therapy in multiple private practices and acute care settings. Her interest in working with eating disorder recovery began as a young performer in musical theater. Diet culture was ever-present on and offstage and she saw the damage it could cause on relationships with food and bodies. Later, while pursuing her degree in human communication, she researched the impact of communication on inter/intrapersonal relationships. Prior to the Center for Discovery, Brittany worked in hospitality sales. She began noticing how prevalent diet culture is for people of all ages, ethnicities, genders, and sexual orientations. This led her to pursue a career in dietetics.

Brittany has a passion for empowering her clients through the principles of intuitive eating and the Health at Every Size ®️ philosophy. She enjoys helping clients create a more positive relationship with food and their bodies.

PRIMARY THERAPIST

Kathleen Acevedo, Ed.M, MA

Kathleen graduated from Teachers College, Columbia University in New York City with a Master of Education in Mental Health Counseling and a Master of Arts in Psychological Counseling in 2018. Kathleen’s role at Center for Discovery is to work with individuals and their families to understand their eating disorder and work towards meeting their recovery goals. Prior to working at Center for Discovery, she has had many years of experience working with children, adolescents, families and adult patients. Her experience includes treating anxiety, depression, severe and persistent mental illness, substance use and trauma. Kathleen utilizes cognitive behavioral, person-centered and a mindfulness approach with an emphasis on each client’s own strengths and needs as her therapeutic modality. She has been trained in eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR), a specialized trauma therapy that she uses to assist in the eating disorder recovery process. Kathleen’s passion for working with the disordered eating population has always been her driving force of her clinical work, as she believes recovery is possible for everyone.

PRIMARY THERAPIST

Tyler MacDonald, RMHCI

Tyler graduated from the University of Central Florida with a Master of Science in Counselor Education with a focus in clinical mental health counseling. Tyler’s experience includes working with adults processing substance use disorders at residential care, mental health challenges with adolescents in various psychiatric levels of care, and work with multiple victim’s advocacy programs. Always passionate about utilizing a systemic approach, Tyler incorporates a combination of motivational interviewing, person-centered and existential approaches that balance one’s individual strengths and motivations against the deeper, universal challenges each patient faces in their own way. Tyler brings a trauma-informed approach to each conversation, always ensuring a compassionate approach as patients generate insight on their strengths, skill sets and passions. In addition to serving patients with eating disorders, his areas of interest include identity exploration, anxiety, depression, ADHD, self-esteem, male issues, substance use, cultural issues, anger management, spirituality and grief work. Personally, Tyler enjoys spending his time with movies, books and family. Born and raised in Florida, he enjoys spending time outdoors and can generally be found following his curiosity wherever it may lead.

REGISTERED DIETITIAN

Corinna Kudwa, RDN, LDN

While in high school and early into college, Corinna had always loved food and cooking. Corinna enjoyed creating dishes and experimenting with recipes. Corinna hadn’t thought of it as a career choice when entering college. However, after taking a biochemistry course in college, Corinna realized that she also loved the scientific side of food and nutrition. At the time, Corinna was studying a different industry and had changed her course of study to dietetics. A few years later, Corinna earned a Bachelor of Science degree in dietetics from Western Michigan University and completed a 1200-hour dietetic internship in the areas of food service management, community nutrition and clinical nutrition. Corinna completed an internship with earning a Master of Science degree in clinical dietetics from Grand Valley State University. Corinna’s first professional position as a registered dietitian was contracting for a private practice specializing in the treatment of eating disorders. During this experience, Corinna was introduced to Health at Every Size ® and Intuitive Eating. Corinna fell in love with these intervention models rather quickly and knew that she wanted to help individuals improve their relationships with food and the body. Corinna had the opportunity to explore and grow her own brand in private practice as well as gain experience in a variety of treatment settings since then. Her passion for working with individuals struggling with disordered eating and body image distress have continued to grow and strengthen throughout her experiences. When not working with patients, Corinna enjoys anything outdoor related including hiking, kayaking and traveling.

MILIEU MANAGER

Tristin McDermott, BS

Tristin earned her Bachelor of Science degree in psychology from the University of Central Florida and is currently pursuing her master’s in clinical mental health counseling at Southern New Hampshire University. She has experience as a counselor in residential treatment facility settings.

Tristin believes treatment deserves an individualistic approach and she strives to ensure that patients feel safe and heard. Tristin is committed to helping individuals regain self-love and find themselves and their values. During her time as a counselor, she focused on dialectal behavior therapy (DBT) and mindfulness. She is passionate about working with all individuals who struggle with anxiety, depression, eating disorders, obsessive-compulsive disorders (OCD) and related disorders, as well as mood disorders. In her spare time, Tristin enjoys baking, crafting and reading.

PRIMARY THERAPIST

Claudia Haywood, LMFT

Claudia was born and raised in Memphis, Tennessee. She received her B.S. in psychology from Xavier University of Louisiana, with a minor in speech pathology. After earning her B.S., she attended the University of Nevada, Las Vegas earning a M.S. in marriage and family therapy. Since receiving her M.S., Claudia relocated to Orlando. With each patient being different, she selects her therapeutic approach based on the patient’s personality, wants, and needs. Claudia aims to assist with helping patients learn more about themselves while providing a safe, judgement-free, environment in which any person from any walk of life would feel welcomed and comfortable being their true selves.

PRIMARY THERAPIST

Brittany Harper-Salisbury, LMHC

Brittany graduated from Lee University with a Master of Science in Mental Health Counseling, and from Madonna University with a Bachelor of Arts in Sign Language Studies. She began working with individuals with eating disorders in 2010 and is passionate about working with that demographic. Prior to working at CFD, she has also worked in clinical roles at Focus Treatment Centers and Selah House and was the assistant director of admissions at Pasadena Villa. Brittany also has experience working with anxiety, depression, bipolar disorder, borderline personality disorder, family/marital conflict and PTSD. She is trained in rapid resolution therapy. Brittany has an eclectic counseling approach in order to meet her patients where they are in their process. In her free time, Brittany enjoys exploring Orlando and hanging out with her dog, Lexie.

MILIEU MANAGER

Tristin McDermott

Tristin earned her Bachelor of Science degree in psychology from the University of Central Florida and is currently pursuing her master’s in clinical mental health counseling at Southern New Hampshire University. She has experience as a counselor in residential treatment facility settings.

Tristin believes treatment deserves an individualistic approach and she strives to ensure that patients feel safe and heard. Tristin is committed to helping individuals regain self-love and find themselves and their values. During her time as a counselor, she focused on dialectal behavior therapy (DBT) and mindfulness. She is passionate about working with all individuals who struggle with anxiety, depression, eating disorders, obsessive-compulsive disorders (OCD) and related disorders, as well as mood disorders. In her spare time, Tristin enjoys baking, crafting and reading.

Here’s What Patients Say After Completing Treatment*

“My daughter improved because of everyone here who helped us. We needed the help. My daughter felt so comfortable staying here, like it was her home. Everyone felt like family. I would like to thank everyone who works here for everything you guys did for my daughter and our family.” – Thuyoanh N.

“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

Support Group

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.

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