The Renfrew Center Eating Disorder Treatment Facility

1-800-RENFREW

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Since 1985, The Renfrew Centers have been providing clinical excellence within a nurturing environment -  empowering women to change their lives.

Renfrew Los Angeles Eating Disorder Treatment Center

The Renfrew Center of Los Angeles

Renfrew Los Angeles Eating Disorder Treatment Center
12121 Wilshire Blvd.
Suite 601
Los Angeles, CA 90025
1-800-RENFREW (736-3739)
Fax: 310-207-1415

Programs:

Day Treatment
Intensive Outpatient
Outpatient Services
 

Like all of our centers, The Renfrew Center of Los Angeles, specializes in the treatment of anorexia, bulimia, binge eating disorder, and related mental illnesses. Programming consists of a comprehensive range of services including day treatment, intensive outpatient and group therapy.

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Meet our Clinical Team:

Heather Russo, MA, MFT, CEDS, is the Regional Assistant Vice President and Site Director for The Renfrew Center of Los Angeles. She is a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and a board member of the International Association of Eating Disorders Professionals (iaedp). She received her Master’s degree in Psychology with an emphasis in Marriage and Family Therapy from Pepperdine University and is currently pursuing a Doctorate in Organizational Leadership in Behavioral Health. She has extensive experience in treating eating disorders in Inpatient Hospitalization, Day Treatment, Intensive Outpatient and Private Practice settings. Ms. Russo is an active, integrative therapist who works with her clients to promote empowerment and fulfillment. Her therapeutic approach is to provide support and practical feedback to help clients effectively make strides in recovery. She has been the featured presenter of seminars addressing eating disorder treatment and recovery, educating both recovery groups and professionals treating mental illness.


Events:

Celebrating Recovery During the Holidays
A free workshop for alumni and those needing extra support

The holiday season can be filled with celebration and joy. Nonetheless, this time of year can bring with it a wide range of feelings and circumstances that may interfere with your ability to enjoy the sparkle of the season.

Join us for an enlightening and supportive workshop that will help you celebrate this holiday season and plan for the New Year ahead.

In this workshop, you will:

  • Practice mindfulness skills to stay in the moment in order to appreciate the joy that the holiday season brings.
  • Identify aspects of your own recovery that deserve recognition and special attention during this time.
  • Develop goals for the New Year and take action to ensure you give yourself the gift of a happier, healthier you!

Click here to register!

DateTuesday, December 5th
Time
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location
The Renfrew Center of Los Angeles


What are You Hungry for? 
A Workshop on Emotional Eating

The Renfrew Center of Los Angeles is offering a free workshop for girls and women ages 13 and above who struggle with emotional eating.

This workshop will provide attendees with tools needed to shift their focus from emotional eating to mindful eating by employing hunger and satiety cues. Attendees will also explore the physiological and psychological factors that influence their eating behaviors and participate in a mindful eating experience.

Facilitated by Heather Russo, MA, MFT, CEDS 

Light refreshments will be served • Space is limited

Date: Tuesday, December 12th
Time:
5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Location
The Renfrew Center of Los Angeles
*Free parking in garage

To register, please contact: Joanna Szumski, MFT 
jszumski@renfrewcenter.com • 310-889-8081


Announcements:

The Renfrew Center of Los Angeles offers the following groups:

The Eating Disorders Group is for adolescent girls and women of all ages who have struggled with disordered eating. Led by an experienced therapist, the group actively engages participants with each other to explore and understand the emotional and relational functions of their disordered eating and develop strategies to connect to emotions, improve communication and achieve recovery-focused goals.

*Ideal for those seeking extra support during their recovery.

Date: Meets weekly on Wednesdays
Time: 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: The Renfrew Center of Los Angeles

The Support Persons Community Group provides additional support during the treatment process to anyone viewed as a Support Person - siblings, parents, spouses, friends, partners, significant others, or caretakers. Attendees receive guidance from clinical staff and each other, while learning how to effectively communicate with their loved one and help them move forward in their recovery.

DateMeets weekly on Tuesday evenings
Time: 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Location: The Renfrew Center of Los Angeles


The Renfrew Center of Los Angeles is in-network with most major insurance carriers, including but not limited to:

Aetna
Anthem Blue Cross
California Blue Shield
Cigna
United Behavioral Health - Optum


For more information or to schedule an assessment, please contact 1-800-RENFREW.