Bellevue, WA (PRWEB) April 01, 2014
Center for Discovery, a national leader in eating disorder treatment, is proud to announce the appointment of Dr. Michelle Wedig, Ph.D., to the position of Program Director at Center for Discovery Bellevue.
Dr. Michelle Wedig earned her undergraduate degree in Psychology from Tufts University, graduating Summa Cum Laude with highest thesis honors. She earned her Master’s and Doctoral degrees from Harvard University, where she specialized in the study of suicide and self-injury and maladaptive behaviors. For her postdoctoral work, Dr. Wedig specialized in borderline personality disorder, eating disorders, and Dialectical Behavior Therapy.
Clinically, Dr. Wedig has worked in almost every level of care, from inpatient, to residential, to partial hospitalization, to outpatient care, and she has worked with a wide range of psychiatric illnesses. In 2013 Dr. Wedig began to focus her efforts on the treatment of those with eating disorders and found the work to be incredibly rewarding.
Mark Hobbins, President and COO of Center for Discovery, said, “Dr. Wedig’s wealth of education and experience has already made her a vital addition to the Center for Discovery family. We are confident that Dr. Wedig will play a key role in developing and implementing specialized therapeutic approaches for treating women with eating disorders at Center for Discovery Bellevue.”
Center for Discovery Bellevue, located just outside of Seattle, Washington, treats adult women, ages 18 and over, who struggle with eating disorders such as Anorexia, Bulimia, and Binge Eating. Residential treatment at Center for Discovery Bellevue takes place in a nurturing and structured environment in a residential neighborhood. Our multidisciplinary treatment team uses a comprehensive approach to personally involve each resident in her treatment plan.
About Center for Discovery
Center for Discovery is a national leader in intensive residential treatment for teens and adult women who are struggling with eating disorders. Treatment for teens and adult women is provided at separate, specialized locations. Center for Discovery locations provide clinically sophisticated eating disorder treatment to help clients in learning the practical skills and knowledge necessary for long term change and recovery. Center for Discovery locations are fully licensed by the state and JCAHO accredited.
For more information about Center for Discovery programs, please contact our Admissions Department at 866-339-2669, email us at corporatenews(at)centerfordiscovery(dot)com or visit our websites at http://www.CenterforDiscoveryBellevue.com or http://www.CenterforDiscovery.com.