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Our Eating Disorder Treatment specialties, at our New Haven, CT a outpatient center specializes in Anorexia, Bulimia, Binge Eating, & Orthorexia Recovery.

Eating Disorder Treatment Team | New Haven, CT

Dawn Delgado, MS, LMFT, CEDS-S

Dawn Delgado, MS, LMFT, CEDS-S

National Director of Operations, Outpatient Eating Disorder

Dawn Delgado, a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, and an EMDR trained trauma specialist. She holds both her CEDS, Certified Eating Disorder Specialist and CEDS-S Supervisor designation through the International Association of Eating Disorder Professionals.  Dawn has dedicated herself to working with adolescents and adults recovering from eating disorders and co-occurring mental health issues for over 15 years.

In addition, to her lengthy tenure at Center For Discovery Eating Disorder Program, she has directed and been instrumental in developing residential, partial hospitalization/day treatment, intensive outpatient, and transitional living programs. Trained in EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing), she incorporates this form of trauma treatment in her private practice, Inspire Evolve, and into the clinical programming at Center For Discovery Eating Disorder Program.  An active member of the International Association of Eating Disorder Professionals (IAEDP), she is a former chair member of the Los Angeles chapter. Dawn has a passion for yoga and travel and has served as a consultant to clinics and hospitals in Bali, Singapore, Java, and Dubai.

Kelsey Latimer, PhD, LP

Kelsey Latimer, PhD, LP

East Coast Assistant Director of ED Outpatient Services

Kelsey M. Latimer, PhD, LP became the first college graduate in her family in 2001, double majoring in anthropology and psychology at the University of Rhode Island and receiving the university’s annual president award/excellence award in both disciplines.  Dr. Latimer’s passion for research and the health/wellness of children and young adults led her to furthering her education, earning her doctorate and masters of science degrees from the University of North Texas, with emphases in child/adolescent development and neuropsychology. Throughout her doctoral training, Dr. Latimer became extremely passionate in the prevention and treatment of eating disorders, completing her research in this area, as well as pursuing specialized clinical training with preceptorships in disordered eating and administration/training during her APA-accredited predoctoral-internship. 

Since that time, Dr. Latimer joined a pediatric hospital and medical school to continue devoting her career to the development of eating disorder intervention programs at all levels of care, training future professionals in the field and acting as an advisory board member to healthy body movements including Healthy is the New Skinny.  In addition, she comes with a strong managerial/leadership background and uses a compassionate leadership model in growing talented team members.  She has presented at over 50 regional/national/international conferences, written many articles and been featured in print/online magazines on the topic of body image and training/administration, and is currently completing a book on the principles of effective eating disorder treatment scheduled for publishing in 2017.  Dr. Latimer is thrilled that these experiences have led her to her next step on her professional journey of empowering young people to fight against eating disorders by joining the Center For Discovery Eating Disorder Program as the new East Coast Assistant Director of ED Outpatient Services!

Jacquelyn Supplee, MPH, RDN, LD/N, ATC-L

Jacquelyn Supplee, MPH, RDN, LD/N, ATC-L

East Coast Supervisor of Outpatient Dietary Services

Jacquelyn has been working with eating disorders since 2015, where she gained experience at an inpatient, residential and partial hospitalization program as a clinical dietitian. She earned her bachelor’s degree from The University of Tampa in athletic training and became a certified athletic trainer in 2010. She then went on to her master’s degree in public health and nutrition at the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill to become a registered dietitian. Jacquelyn has experience in working not only with eating disorders, but substance and alcohol abuse patients as well. Jacquelyn enjoys teaching nutrition principles and providing her clients with the tools they need to improve their relationship with food and exercise.

Capri Warchol, Psy. D

Capri Warchol, Psy. D

Regional Director Northeast OP Programs

Dr. Capri Warchol is the Regional Director for our Northeast Outpatient Programs at Center For Discovery Eating Disorder Program. Dr. Warchol joined the Discovery team in 2008 and was previously Program Director at both the residential and outpatient levels of care within Center For Discovery Eating Disorder Program. In addition to acting as Regional Director, she is also a Licensed Clinical Psychologist in New York and Connecticut. She earned her Doctor of Psychology degree from The Chicago School of Professional Psychology where her primary research focused on the experiences of social comparison in residential treatment settings for females with eating disorders. Dr. Warchol has over a decade of experience diagnosing and treating eating disorders, substance use disorders, and co-occurring disorders, in residential and outpatient settings.

Dr. Warchol has worked in both clinical and supervisory capacities, providing individual, group, couples, and family therapy. She practices therapeutically from a client-centered approach with the belief that each individual is the expert on their own life and has the ability to reach their full potential. As the Northeast Regional Director, Dr. Warchol believes in creating a safe and collaborative environment in which every individual has a voice and an opportunity to grow.

Peggy Mayo, MSW, LCSW

Peggy Mayo, MSW, LCSW

Program Director

Peggy Mayo, Program Director, is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who earned her MSW from Barry University in Miami Shores, Florida, and is a member of Phi Beta Kappa while earning a Bachelor of Arts in Theatre from The University at Albany, in Albany, New York.  Peggy has experience working with children, adolescents and adults, providing therapeutic support to individuals, couples and families in both public and private clinical settings, as well as in private practice in Florida, New York, and Connecticut.

Peggy has combined the creative components of theatre with the skills and interventions of counseling to provide clinical services to school-age children who were grieving in Palm Beach County, Florida as the Assistant Director of Camp Good Grief there.  She has an extensive background with grief and bereavement through work with hospices, community intervention teams and debriefing with disaster relief teams, which includes trauma recovery.

Peggy uses a psychodynamic approach in work with clients and families, focusing on the principles of Solution Focused therapy to select client-centered strategies using CBT, DBT, Positive Psychology, Structural Family Therapy, Reiki, Play Therapy or a combination of any strategies that are in the best interest of the client and family.  When she wants to relax, Peggy enjoys yoga classes, designing and making gardens from scratch and traveling with friends.

Ronald A. Grant, M. Div., S.T.M., M.D., D. Min., LP

Ronald A. Grant, M. Div., S.T.M., M.D., D. Min., LP

Psychiatrist

Ronald Grant Is the Medical Director and Psychiatric Consultant at Center For Discovery Eating Disorder Program’s New Haven outpatient program that specializes in treating adolescents and their families impacted by eating disorders, substance abuse and other mental health issues. He earned his MD degree from Boston University School of Medicine and trained as a physician and psychiatrist at Mary Imogene Bassett Hospital, Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, and New York State Psychiatric Institute. Ronald is also a Psychoanalyst having graduated from the C. G. Jung Institute of New York where he is a member of the faculty, a supervising and training analyst, and a past president of the Institute’s Board of Directors. Having done his undergraduate work at Tufts University, he is also a three time graduate of Andover Newton Theological School with an M. Div., an S.T.M., and a D. Min. in Pastoral Counseling.

Ronald has over forty years of experience working in the above areas and has been a medical director and psychiatric consultant to schools, churches and several different counseling centers. He has also been a supervisor to psychologists, social workers, psychoanalysts, pastoral counselors and psychiatric nurse practitioners. He has several certifications and is a Lifetime Member of the American Psychiatric Association. Ronald has special interests in Eating Disorders, Mood and Anxiety Disorders, Trauma, Spirituality and Healing. He has private offices in Greenwich, Westport & Southbury Connecticut where he works with children, adolescents, adults, couples & families.

Sara Burris

Sara Burris

Facility Coordinator

Sara Burris has a passion for Health and Wellness which is what brought her to Center For Discovery. Sara began her journey with CFD in one of Connecticut’s ED Adolescent houses as a Diet Technician. She has recently joined the Outpatient Facility in New Haven to further her career as a Diet Tech and has also taken on the role of Facility Coordinator. Sara will be pursuing her education come Fall at the University of New Haven to receive her degree in Nutrition and Dietetics.

As the Diet Tech and Facility Coordinator, Sara oversees clients as a support system to the dietitian, assists clients with meal planning and support during meal times. Her long-term goal is to become a Registered Dietitian and continue to assist clients towards their recovery.

As the Facility Coordinator, Sara handles daily operations including administrative duties, research, clinical documentation, and customer service. Sara continues to strive to keep the adolescents and staff safe while keeping the facility a place they can call home.

Agnieszka Sikorska

Agnieszka Sikorska

Program Therapist

Agnieszka Sikorska is a Marriage & Family Therapist who earned her master’s degree from the Marriage & Family Therapy Program at Southern Connecticut State University. She also earned a master’s degree in Pedagogy of Early Education at University of Warmia and Mazury in Poland where she was born and raised. Agnieszka is bilingual, and bicultural, which allows her to relate to themes of acculturation, immigration and broad spectrums of diversity. Agnieszka has worked therapeutically with children, adolescents, and adults in individual, family, couple and group settings. She provided guidance and professional support for treatment of depression, anxiety, OCD, ADHD, Adjustment Disorder, as well as took part in the treatment of loss, adjusting to life changes, relational difficulties, and family struggles related to addiction.

Agnieszka grounds her therapeutic work in supporting a person’s inherent strive to change and grow, as well as in potential to heal and adapt. Her relational approach to treatment is based on a person’s intra and interconnections, their improvement, and stabilization, their strengths, and interdependence. Finally, Agnieszka strives to be attentive to the wholesome sense of personhood in aspects of spirituality, emotionality, physicality, and intellectuality.

Chananya Abraham MA, MS, LPC

Chananya Abraham MA, MS, LPC

Program Therapist

Chananya has been working as a psychotherapist for the past 8 years. He has been trained under Drs. Cory Neuman and Judith Bech in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy with a concentration in substance abuse and addictions. He has experience in group, individual and family therapies. Chananya enjoys working with children, adolescents, teenagers, and young adults. He has experience working with CBT, Harm Reduction, Crisis Intervention, Motivational Interviewing modalities and takes a holistic approach with his patients. He graduated Magna cum Laude from Post University with a Masters of Science degree. He continued his education at The New School of Social Research and obtained an additional masters in psychology and is currently a doctoral candidate at The New School. Chananya is currently a licensed therapist in the state of Connecticut. He is a passionate sports fan and lives in New Haven County with his wife and 4 children.

Elizabeth M. Madden M.A.A.T., LPC

Elizabeth M. Madden M.A.A.T., LPC

Art Therapist

Elizabeth has attained her Master’s in art therapy as well as being a Licensed Professional Counselor. She has accrued over ten years of experience in the field of expressive art therapy and psychotherapy. Working with children, adolescents, and adults as well as families who are challenged by trauma, loss, PTSD, ADHD, anxiety, depression, and addiction. She has worked in both in and outpatient programs, schools, and community centers. Elizabeth has established her own private practice with offices in Newtown, Westport, and Greenwich. She has always had a passion for art and believes it can be used as a means of initiating and facilitating the process of healing through the expression of images and symbols. It is also a unique and effective approach for offering an alternative means of communication.

Jacquelyn Bucci, MS, RD

Jacquelyn Bucci, MS, RD

Registered Dietitian

Jacquelyn Bucci is a Registered Dietitian at Center For Discovery Eating Disorder Program in New Haven.  In 2014, Jacquelyn obtained her Bachelor’s degree in Biology from the College of Charleston in South Carolina.  After completing her undergraduate degree, Jacquelyn discovered that she wanted to pair her strong science foundation with her love of nutrition.  In 2015, Jacquelyn enrolled in the Master of Science program in Nutrition at the City University of New York – Hunter College to begin her journey to become a registered dietitian.  Upon completion of the degree, Jacquelyn was accepted to her dietetic internship in 2017 through the University of New Haven, where she received fieldwork training and supervision by registered dietitians in various settings including inpatient acute care, residential eating disorder treatment, outpatient mental health/substance abuse, and community nutrition.  Jacquelyn has a strong passion for providing nutrition education and guidance to individuals to help them form a positive relationship with food, rejecting the diet mentality and understanding that all foods fit. Jacquelyn is excited to bring her previous work experience and training to Center for Discovery to further strengthen what she has worked on and help clients on their journey in recovery.

Jessica Silverman, M.A.

Jessica Silverman, M.A.

On-Call Program Therapist

Jessica graduated from West Virginia University with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology.  She continued to advance her clinical skills by obtaining a general Master of Arts in Clinical and Counseling Psychology in Education from Teacher’s College, Columbia University and a license-eligible Master of Arts from the University of Hartford.  During her year at Columbia, she immersed herself in as many opportunities that New York City offered, doing both research and clinical work.  It was during this time that Jessica volunteered for the National Eating Disorder Association and worked in research at Mount Sinai’s Eating and Weight Program.  Determined to continue developing more experience and clinical knowledge around eating disorders, Jessica decided to further her education at the University of Hartford’s Graduate Institute of Professional Psychology Doctoral program.  Throughout her time in the Master’s program at The University of Hartford, she initially worked as a mental health counselor with adolescents at a local eating disorder clinic.  After graduating with her Master’s and being license-eligible, she began working at the same clinic as an adult clinician.  While Jessica has continued to broaden her experiences during her doctoral training at a university’s counseling center, she has continued to pursue her passion for working with the eating disorder population.