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Redlak Recovery Center, PLLC
The Treatment of Eating, Body Image, Co-existing & Related Disorders
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Dr. Angela Redlak-Olcese is a Licensed Psychologist in NC, SC, and CA with over 20 years of experience in the treatment of eating disorders, co-existing, and related disorders.  She is considered an expert in the treatment of Eating Disorders.  She has been responsible for the program development of non-residential eating disorder treatment facilities and supervised and trained numerous professionals in the field across the country and treated patients with eating disorders, co-existing, & related disorders at the Residential, Partial Hospitalization, Intensive Outpatient, and Outpatient levels of care.  Dr. Redlak-Olcese is a Certified Eating Disorder Specialist-Supervisor (CEDS-S) and has experience treating complex cases.
 

Qualifications:

  • Doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology from the California School of Professional Psychology, approved by the American Psychological Association (APA).
  • Pre-doctoral internship in Child, Adolescent & Family Clinical psychology, The Guidance Center, approved by the APA.
  • Post-doctoral hours and supervision, The Center for Discovery,  a residential Eating Disorder facility for children/adolescent males and females in CA.
  • Certified Eating Disorder Specialist (CEDS) thru The International Association of Eating Disorder Professionals (IAEDP)
  • Certified Eating Disorder Specialist Supervisor (CEDS-S)
  • Founding Member of the Special Interest Group (SIG) Academy of Eating Disorders for Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Eating Disorders
  • Member of the Academy of Eating Disorders (AED)
  • Member of the International Association of Eating Disorder Professionals (IAEDP)
  • Member of the International OCD Foundation
  • Member of the Body Dysmorphic Disorder Foundation
  • Member of the American Psychological Association (APA).
  • Member of the Mecklenburg Psychological Association (MPA)
  • Member of the National Register of Health Service Providers In Psychology
  • Doctoral level licensed psychologist and Health Service Provider Psychologist in North Carolina
  • Supervised by Centre for Research on Eating Disorders at Oxford (CREDO) senior researcher

 

Lynn Jacobson is a Registered Dietician.  She has worked with Eating Disorders, disordered eating and obesity in adults, adolescents, and children for the past 20 years.  She provides a wealth of knowledge and expertise to clients of RRC.  She offers nutrition assessments, individual nutrition counseling, and nutrition education groups.  She follows a practice of being supportive and encouraging in a nonjudgmental way.  Her goals are to help stabilize nutrition related medical conditions, normalize food intake, create healthier eating behaviors and develop healthy relationships with food.  She is also competent in providing dietary consultation and oversight for Maudsley Family Based Treatment for Eating Disorders and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy-Enhanced.

Qualifications:

  • Registered Dietician (R.D.) #431795
  • Licensed in North Carolina (LDN)
  • Certified Dietitian #282-029
  • B.S. Nutrition/Dietetics, San Jose State University
  • Dietetic Internship, Highland General Hospital
  • Dietetic Fellowship, University of Washington
  • Clinical Nutritionist, Children’s Hospital at Stanford
  • Chief Clinical Nutritionist, Lucille Packard Children’s Hospital-formerly Children’s Hospital at Stanford
  • Eating Disorder Specialist, Aurora Psychiatric Hospital
  • Clinical Dietician, Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin

 

Amy Biang is a Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor (LCMHC) and is a National Certified Counselor by the National Board of Certified Counselors. She is a Certified Eating Disorder Specialist (CEDS) and has over 7 years of experience working with patients with eating disorders and has treated eating disorder patients at the Partial Hospitalization, Intensive Outpatient, and Outpatient levels of care.  She completed a year internship at a specialized eating disorder facility with both adolescents and adults and has received training from Oxford University Department of Psychiatry in the implementation of CBT-Enhanced.   She has worked as a school based counselor and in private practice.  She specializes in the treatment of Eating Disorders, Depressive Disorders, Anxiety Disorders, Adjustment Disorders, and sexual trauma.  She also provides Christian counseling services for patients that practice the Mormon faith.  She is trained in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy-Enhanced, Dialectic Behavioral Therapy, Solution Focused Therapy, Family Systems Therapy and Trauma Focused Therapy. 

Qualifications:

  • Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor (LCMHC) by the State of North Carolina
  • Certified Eating Disorder Specialist (CEDS) by the International Association of Eating Disorder Professionals (IAEDP)
  • National Certified Counselor by the National Board of Certified Counselors
  • Veteran of the United States Airforce
  • Masters Degree in Community Counseling, Wilmington University
  • Bachelors Degree in Social Psychology, Park University
  • Eating Disorder specific internship at the Renfrew Center
  • School Based Mental Health Counselor
  • Association of Mormon Counselors and Psychotherapists (AMCAP)
  • Member of the International Association of Eating Disorder Professionals (IAEDP)

 

Alynne Davis is a Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor (LCMHC) who has over 6 years of professional counseling experience working with multiple populations including eating disorders, anxiety disorders, depressive disorders-including postpartum, substance abuse, marital issues, parenting, grief, adjustment, and trauma.  She has experience working with eating disorders at the outpatient, intensive outpatient, and partial hospitalization level of cares.  She is a certified in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Systems of Care.  She is trained in Cognitive Behavioral Treatment Enhanced. She is also a MARI practitioner (Mandala Assessment Research Instrument) and Expressive Arts Therapist.  She has presented in the community about body image issues, social media myths, self-compassion, empowerment, and resiliency.  She integrates Cognitive Behavioral Therapy with person centered, humanistic and narrative approaches. 

Qualifications:

  • Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor (LCMHC) by the State of North Carolina
  • Masters Degree in Clinical Health Counseling with a specialization in Expressive Arts Therapy, Lesley University in Cambridge, MA
  • Bachelors Degree in Sociology with a concentration in Criminology and minor in Psychology, Appalachian State University
  • Eating Disorder specific internship at TranscendED
  • Mandala Assessment Research Instrument (MARI) Practitioner

 

Angela Amann is a Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor (LCMHC) and Licensed Clinical Addiction Specialist Associate (LCAS-A) who has over 6 years of counseling experience working with multiple populations at the outpatient and residential level of care.  Angela's expertise areas are substance abuse and co-occurring disorders and she provides comprehensive substance abuse assessments and individualized treatment plans including making level of care recommendations.  She also specializes in the treatment of attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder, parent-child relationship issues, anxiety disorders, depressive disorders, obsessive compulsive disorder, and adjustment and stress/trauma related disorders.  She works with elementary school aged children, adolescents, and adults.  She has specialized training in Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) and Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT-TF). Angela's counseling approach uses Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) Motivational Interviewing (MI) and Reality Choice Therapy.  Angela's approach is patient centered and focuses on healing individuals holistically by integrating mental and spiritual health. 

Qualifications:

  • Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor (LCMHC) by the State of North Carolina
  • National Certified Counselor by the National Board of Certified Counselors
  • Certified by the National Certification Commission for Addiction Professionals 
  • Masters Degree in Clinical Psychology, Capella University 
  • Masters Degree in Counseling Psychology, Capella University
  • Bachelors Degree in Biology and Minor in Psychology
  • Certified Nursing Assistant, Cabarrus College of Health Sciences
  • Trained in Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT)
  • Clinical Admissions Specialist, McLeod Addictive Disease Center

 

Nancy Swan is a certified dietary manager (CDM), Nutrition and Dietetics Technician, Registered (NDTR) and a Certified Food Protection Professional (CFPP) who has been working with clients with eating disorders since 2016.  She has provided meal support and groups to patients with eating disorders at the Partial Hospitalization, Intensive Outpatient, and Outpatient levels of care.  She specializes in individual and group meal support and coaching to help clients overcome their anxieties related to avoided or feared foods, food preparation, and meal decision making.  She creates personalized goals with each individual and family she works with to support their recovery needs.  She has participated in Eating Disorder Outreach groups at The University of North Carolina-Charlotte campus (UNCC), The Galilee Center, and small area mental health groups.  She uses a caring and honest approach to support individuals who struggle with eating disorders and their loved ones as they move through the recovery process.