New Perspectives
New Perspectives

Apr 30, 2010, 04:50

Wickenburg, Arizona
Debbie Hughes
Admissions Director

Rosewood Ranch is an inpatient eating disorder treatment facility for young men and women ages 12-17 who are struggling with anorexia, compulsive overeating, bulimia and binge eating. Rosewood also treats patients who may have related issues of depression, PTSD, alcoholism and drug abuse or anxiety.

Michelle Klinedinst, Executive Director of Rosewood Centers has a Master's of Science in Counseling Psychology, a postgraduate certification in Addiction Studies from Chestnut Hill College, PA and has been a certified addictions counselor since 1984 and a certified eating disorders specialist since 1996.
Dr. Steven Karp is the Medical Director for Rosewood Centers and is board certified in Adult Psychiatry, Addiction Psychiatry and Geriatric Psychiatry. Prior to Rosewood, he was the Medical Director of the Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania for the past 7 years. Cindy Elms, RD Director of Nutritional Services is a Registered Dietitian with the American Dietetic Association and has been a registered dietician for over 20 years. Prior to joining the Rosewood team, Cindy worked at both Remuda Ranch and The Meadows, treatment centers located in Arizona. Rosewood Centers is accredited by the Joint Commission of Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO) and licensed by the State of Arizona.

Patients at Rosewood receive an individualized treatment plan and treatment team that consists of a primary therapist, dietician, nurse, medical physician and psychiatrist. Individual and group therapies are offered in addition to family therapy, equine therapy and art therapy. Other forms of experiential therapy include Tai Chi, yoga, journaling, drumming and meditation. Patients continue with an academic curriculum by working daily with an online curriculum or working on coursework from the patient's home school.

[This information came from the Rosewood Centers website.]

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