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.
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.
MEET THE TEAM
Jennifer Hounshell, LMFT, QS
Jennifer graduated from Central Connecticut State University with a Master’s Degree in Marriage and Family Therapy. She is also the Program Director of Center For Discovery’s eating disorder treatment facility. 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, telehealth therapy, substance abuse, and rehabilitation for pre-release felons.
Jennifer uses a combination of Internal Family Systems, Solution Focused Therapy, and Emotional and Behavior modification. She has dedicated herself to providing effective individual, family, and group therapy to best meet the needs of each client and their support system.
On a personal note, 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.
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.
Brittany Davis, RMHCI
Brittany graduated from New York University with a Master’s Degree in Mental Health Counseling and Wellness. Prior to working with Center for Discovery, Brittany worked with adults struggling with severe and persistent mental illness in a underserved area of Brooklyn. Brittany primarily utilizes a person-centered approach to therapy, in combination with CBT and DBT, to help individuals in recognizing their inner strength and most authentic self.
Andrea Piazza, RMHCI
Andrea Piazza graduated from the University of Central Florida with a Master’s Degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling. She is passionate about working with the previously underserved community of individuals with disordered eating. Prior to becoming a counselor with Center for Discovery Andrea served as a substance use counselor and therapeutic movement practitioner for individuals with special needs. She has worked at a psychotherapist in a multitude of settings throughout the Central Florida area. Programs include child, adolescent, and adult outpatient, intensive outpatient, partial hospitalization, residential substance use, and individuals with special needs.
Andrea uses a combination of trauma informed therapeutic approaches including client centered therapy, cognitive behavioral therapy, dialectical behavioral therapy and therapeutic movement techniques. She has dedicated herself to providing effective individual, family, and group therapy to meet the needs of individuals and their support systems.
On a personal note, Andrea is a dancer by trade and often implements creativity into her work with clients. She enjoys being a movement artist, academic research, writing and spending time with her family.
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!
Ashley Hinds, RDN, LDN, CEDRD
Ashley Hinds specializes in eating disorders and behavioral health nutrition. She is a Certified Eating Disorder Registered Dietitian (CEDRD). Ashley is an active member of professional organizations including National Eating Disorders Association (NEDA) and the International Association of Eating Disorders Professionals (IAEDP). Ashley historically served on the board for the Orlando Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (OAND) as the Community and National Nutrition Month Chair. Ashley has extensive experience in behavioral health nutrition which includes training in all eating disorder diagnoses, mental health nutrition, pediatric nutrition with behavioral complications of autism and picky eating, ARFID, OCD’s impact on food ritual and restriction, and substance abuse. She completed her internship through the University of Kentucky. In doing so she completed her internship in a hospital setting, diabetes outpatient clinic, nutrition counseling on a college campus, general health and wellness promotion, and pediatric nutrition. Ashley believes it’s possible to find joy in nourishment of mind, body, and soul.
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.
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.
Haley Felder, RMHCI
Haley graduated from the University of Central Florida with a Master’s Degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling. In her role at Center for Discovery, Haley strives to collaborate with her clients to identify, as well as meet, their goals for recovery while inspiring independence and self-confidence in their daily lives. In her clinical practice, she has worked extensively with young adult clients, however, she has a passion for helping people of all ages, ethnicities, genders, and sexual orientations in achieving emotional wellness. Prior to working at Center for Discovery, Haley completed her clinical internship at Rollins College’s Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) center. There, she gained experience working with trauma, anxiety, depression, adjustment issues, eating disorders, and other co-occurring disorders. In addition, she has facilitated numerous crisis counseling appointments and has training in psychological first aid and other trauma-informed interventions. In addition, Haley has co-facilitated weekly substance-use education groups and volunteered at trauma-resolution programs for adolescents.
On a personal note, Haley enjoys spending time with her husband, family, and friends. She likes to participate in sports as well as try new activities and restaurants in the Orlando area.
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.
Justin Martin, RMHCI
Justin graduated from the University of Central Florida where he focused on marriage and family therapy. Prior to becoming a counselor with Center for Discovery, Justin worked at Orlando Health Hospital counseling cancer patients through their grief. He also has experience in the private practice setting where he continues to practice. Justin utilizes Internal Family Systems (IFS) to create a safe therapeutic atmosphere for his clients. He enjoys working with trauma, anxiety, depression, and couples. Justin’s hobbies include football, reading and writing poetry.
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.
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.