In the fall of 2014, Mandy Gross joined The Emily Program as an intern. Soon after Cleveland Residential opened in 2015, she accepted a full-time position as an eating disorder technician at the house.
“I knew long before working for TEP that I wanted to become a therapist and work with people suffering from eating disorders,” she said. “So, I was very hopeful that my internship would lead to my dream job, and lucky for me, it did.”
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Since joining The Emily Program last March, Amy Allyn has worn different hats to meet the various needs of her clients.
She began as a case manager at Seattle Residential, working closely with the treatment team to coordinate discharge and connect clients with helpful resources. Today, Amy now serves as The Emily Program’s program support coordinator, where she manages admissions to the Seattle facility.
Last month marked the one-year anniversary of Tony joining The Emily Program’s treatment team in St. Paul, MN. Because his career has centered on the treatment of eating disorders and addiction, joining The Emily Program was a natural fit.
Amra joined The Emily Program four and a half years ago after relocating to the Twin Cities. She started as an eating disorder technician, and after shadowing a meal at the Anna Westin House, our residential treatment facility in St. Paul, she was hooked.
Elizabeth joined The Emily Program in January of last year as a nurse before recently transitioning into her new role as our clinical admissions specialist. Prior to The Emily Program, she served as an ER nurse at a local hospital, but was looking for something a little different.
Carissa began her journey at The Emily Program as an intern. She observed 2 dietitians during her 5-week rotation here, and after graduating from college in 2015, she joined the Cleveland team full time.
Stacy joined The Emily Program as office manager in the summer of 2012. It was a natural fit for her because she enjoys helping others and wanted a position where she could be a part of something meaningful every day.
Amy Patefield joined The Emily Program in the fall of 2004. Previously, she worked in a hospital setting, but decided to take the leap to a smaller agency — The Emily Program only had 25 total employees at the time — and has never looked back.
Dee joined The Emily Program team at the opening of the Spokane location in the summer of 2013. She was thrilled to see this type of eating disorder treatment resource right in her town. She spent more than 15 years in private practice specializing in eating disorders, but longed to work for a treatment center.
Cameron joined The Emily Program in December of 2016 as a therapist and was later named Program Coordinator at St. Louis Park, MN. He had dreamed of working in eating disorders since studying them in undergrad so TEP was a natural fit.