The Renfrew Center of New York
The Renfrew Center of New York 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.
The New York site is within walking distance to all major NYC buses, trains and subways and is handicap accessible.
Meet our Clinical Team:
Lori Grossman Ciotti, LICSW, is the Regional Assistant Vice President. She received her Bachelor's degree in English from Tufts University and her Master's degree in Social Work from Simmons College. Ms. Ciotti is a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker and has extensive business experience including founding and managing her own company. Most recently, she was the Corporate Clinic Director for a multi-site mental health facility in the Boston area.
Amy Edelstein, LCSW, is the Site Director at The Renfrew Center of New York. She received her Master’s degree from Fordham University School of Social Services and Post-Graduate Certification in Advanced Clinical Practice from New York University. Prior to joining Renfrew, Ms. Edelstein worked at Safe Horizon, where she held several positions including: Director of the Staten Island Community Program, Clinical Supervisor for the Manhattan-Bronx Community Program, Psychotherapist at the Counseling Center, and Coordinator of the Rape Crisis Program. Ms. Edelstein is a media expert for sexual violence and trauma, featured on CBS News, PIX 11, Huffington Post Live, and FOX News. She previously served as Chair of the Staten Island Sexual Assault Task Force and was honored by NASW-NYC chapter with the Emerging Leader Award in 2012.
Catherine Silver, LCSW, is the Senior Team Leader at The Renfrew Center of New York. She received a double Bachelor’s degree in Psychology and Social Work, and her Master’s degree in Social Work from Fordham University. Prior to joining Renfrew, Ms. Silver served as a Multi-Systemic Psychiatric Therapist providing intensive individual and family therapy to families of at-risk youth. Additionally, she completed a pre-career program at New York Presbyterian Hospital Westchester Division on the Eating Disorder Inpatient Unit, underwent post-graduate training at the Ackerman Institute for the Family; received a Certificate of Completion from the Postpartum Support International’s Perinatal Mood Disorders: Components of Care, and is a Certified Rape Crisis Counselor through the New York City Department of Health. Ms. Silver was featured on Fox 5 NY’s segment Good Day Street Talk discussing eating disorders and treatment services at The Renfrew Center.
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!
Date: Tuesday, December 5th
Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: The Renfrew Center of New York
For more information or to schedule an assessment, please contact 1-800-RENFREW.