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Banyan Eating Disorder Program

 

Here at Banyan, we understand the challenges faced by those struggling with eating disorders. Our team uses clinical and holistic best practices to treat our clients and their families. Banyan’s Eating Disorder Program will provide you with the tools to live a meaningful and fulfilling life. At the heart of our program are our exposures with food and movement. Our team will lead our clients in supporting exposure to grocery shopping, cooking skills, eating at restaurants, plating meals, and utilizing intuitive eating skills. Our movement program includes yoga twice per week as well as access to our instructor lead movement studio. Our goal is to attain experience working through triggers that may inhibit recovery and to find balance with food and joyful movement. We truly care about our clients and believe in an approach that is effective, but also realistic in producing intrinsic motivation for change. Being recovered from an eating disorder is possible and we are here to guide you on the path of healing.

 

We Offer Multiple Levels of Care

Available at Langhorne, PA   |   Additional Locations Coming Soon

We Offer Multiple Levels of Care

Available at Langhorne, PA  |  Additional Locations Coming Soon

Program Features 

  • Individualized treatment for adults of all genders
  • Food and movement exposures 
  • Find balance with food and joyful movement 
  • Evidenced-based treatment with a multidisciplinary team

 

What We Treat 

  • Anorexia Nervosa 
  • Bulimia Nervosa 
  • Binge Eating Disorder 
  • OSFED 
  • Avoidant Restrictive Food Intake Disorder (ARFID)
  • Orthorexia 
  • Body Dysmorphia 
  • Co-Occurring Conditions

 

Program Features 

  • Individualized treatment for adults of all genders
  • Food and movement exposures 
  • Find balance with food and joyful movement 
  • Evidenced-based treatment with a multidisciplinary team

 

What We Treat 

  • Anorexia Nervosa 
  • Bulimia Nervosa 
  • Binge Eating Disorder 
  • OSFED 
  • Avoidant Restrictive Food Intake Disorder (ARFID)
  • Orthorexia 
  • Body Dysmorphia 
  • Co-Occurring Conditions

 

How We Treat 

  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) 
  • Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) 
  • Accelerated Resolution Therapy (Art) 
  • Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TFCBT) 
  • Psychiatry 
  • Individual, Group & Family Therapy 
  • Mindfulness 
  • Movement Therapy 
  • Yoga 
  • Emotional Regulation
  • Life Skills 
  • Private Gym 

 

Meet The Team

Stephanie DiCandia, MA, LPC, NCC

Clinical Director
Stephanie DiCandia, MA, LPC, NCC

Clinical Director

Stephanie received both her Bachelor's degree in Psychology and Master's degree in Counseling Psychology, with concentrations in Mental Health and School Counseling from the College of Saint Elizabeth. Stephanie's passion for working with eating disorders began in her undergraduate and graduate studies where Stephanie's research focused on disordered eating in college students, perfectionism, and specific issues impacting adolescent girls.

With over ten years in the mental health field, Stephanie has spent the past 4 years specializing in the treatment of eating disorders. Stephanie has experience working in various levels of care including a residential treatment facility, inpatient psychiatric hospital, inpatient eating disorder unit, PHP/IOP for eating disorders and general mental health, and private practice. Stephanie strives to provide trauma-informed care, utilizing CBT, DBT, and a strengths-based approach to help clients work towards recovery from their eating disorder.

Marie Gaffney

Director of Operations
Marie Gaffney

Director of Operations

Marie Gaffney was born and raised in New Jersey. After struggling with addiction of her own, she made the choice to change her life around and focus on her recovery and seek treatment in south Florida. Originally, Marie began working as a Behavioral Health Technician at Banyan Pompano, along with hard work and dedication she was promoted to Behavioral Technician Supervisor after relocating to the Banyan Philadelphia. Currently, Marie is the Director of Operations for Banyan Philadelphia. She is passionate about making a difference in the lives of the individuals that attend our treatment center and finds success establishing a safe and loving work environment for its employees. Marie’s goal is to continue to grow her knowledge in the industry, to continue to help the never ending battle of addiction in the lives of the patients she serves.

Haley Irvine

Registered Dietician
Haley Irvine

Registered Dietician

Haley Irvine was born and raised in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. She received her bachelor’s of Science in Nutrition and Dietetics in 2016. Following her undergrad degree, she became a Registered Dietitian in both Pennsylvania and New Jersey. Before beginning her career at Banyan, Haley began working in the eating disorder field with years of experience with inpatient treatment, PHP, IOP, and private practice. She is a proclaimed “Health at Every Size” (HAES) dietician who strives to create a weight-inclusive and safe environment for all clients. Haley passionately believes that every person deserves to live a life free from diet culture and weight stigmas. She enjoys working alongside the clients, as they rediscover what it feels like to have a peaceful relationship with food and to re-experience the joy and freedom that can come from eating intuitively. Haley’s daily goal is to positively impact as many people as possible and to assist Banyan in forming a prominent reputation of being a lead provider of a compassionate and inclusive eating disorder treatment program.

Trinique Waters

Registered Dietitian
Trinique Waters

Registered Dietitian

Trinique was born in Baltimore, MD and moved to Philadelphia in 2012 to study Nutrition at La Salle University. She graduated in 2016 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Nutrition. Since becoming a Registered Dietitian, Trinique has worked in several specialty areas, including Drug and Alcohol Rehabilitation, Public Health, and Private Practice. After seeing an increase in patients suffering from disordered eating patterns and eating disorders during the COVID-19 pandemic, Trinique decided to dive into the world of eating disorder treatment and recovery. Trinique’s goal is to empower clients to challenge the way they think about food and nourishing their bodies. She prides herself on creating a space of compassionate care where clients can meet their goals. Trinique joined the Banyan team as a Registered Dietitian in the Eating Disorder Program in 2022 and is excited to be a part of the journey in treating those struggling.

Jessica Lee

Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner
Jessica Lee

Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner

Jessica Lee graduated from Drexel University with a Post Master's Certificate as a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner. Her clinical experience is in substance-related challenges and psychopharmacology for psychiatric disorders. She has worked with many individuals through issues related to anxiety, mood disorders, eating disorders, post-traumatic stress, obsessive and compulsive disorders, pregnancy, postpartum, menopausal transition, gender and multiethnic affirming care. Her personal philosophy is a commitment to a distinctively personal approach to your health and wellness. Jessica’s approach is based on warmth, genuineness, honesty and humor.

Xiomara Jimenez

Nurse Practitioner
Xiomara Jimenez

Nurse Practitioner

Xiomara Jimenez was born and raised in Philadelphia, PA with a Puerto Rican background. She received a Bachelor’s degree for nursing at Temple University in 2008 and later on received her Master’s from La Salle University in 2018. Although Xiomara has not first handedly been affected by drug abuse, she has witness the affects it has made on the lives of both friends and family. Xiomara began her career has a Nurse Practitioner working in PHP and IOP level of care for substance use disorders, while simultaneously running a Sub Oxone maintenance program. She then went on to helping women and children who suffered from mental health and substance use disorders. Growing up in North Philadelphia, she witnessed the destruction drugs and alcohol had on the community as well as the impact it had on the families involved and believed how one helping hand could provide the necessary courage and make all the difference in an individual’s life.

Tamie Gangloff

Director of Clinical Outreach
Tamie Gangloff

Director of Clinical Outreach

Tamie is a marriage and family therapist and recovery coach with a specialty in the treatment of eating disorders, addiction and trauma. She is also an advocate with the Eating Disorders Coalition, President of Southwest Philly IAEDP (International Association of Eating Disorders Professionals), on the board of SOSORT (International Society on Scoliosis Orthopaedic and Rehabilitation Treatment) and a group leader for The National Alliance for Eating Disorders.

Tamie earned her Master’s Degree in Clinical Psychology from Antioch University, Santa Barbara and, over the past 15 years, has held many positions in the eating disorder field including private practice, outreach, clinician in residential treatment, PHP and IOP. She is currently the Director of Clinical Outreach at Banyan Treatment Centers.

Tamie utilizes her personal and professional experience to help others and advocate for change and offer support to others. In her free time – she trains in obstacle course racing, has a zoo of animals at home and loves to spend time outdoors and with family and friends.

Caroline Stang, MSW, LSW

Therapist
Caroline Stang, MSW, LSW

Therapist

Caroline Stang was raised in Allentown, Pennsylvania. She received both her Bachelor's degree and Master's degree in Social Work, with concentrations in psychology and clinical care from Widener University. Following her graduate degree, she became a Licensed Social Worker in Pennsylvania. Before beginning her career at Banyan, Caroline holds experience working in psychiatric outpatient treatment programs as well as outpatient and inpatient hospital programs. Since beginning her studies in social work, Caroline has been interested in the eating disorders population as well as the brain-body connection. She is invested and motivated in working with clients through both a trauma-informed lens and a valued strengths-based approach.

Stacey Chaffee

Therapist
Stacey Chaffee

Therapist

Stacey joined the Banyan family fall of 2019 as a Behavioral Health Technician in the SUD program and transitioned into a clinical role spring of 2020, before joining the eating disorder program. Stacey received her Bachelor’s in Psychology from Temple University in 2015 and is on track to graduate with her Master’s in Social Work with a trauma certificate from Widener University in December 2022. Stacey is also a Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor in the state of Pennsylvania. Stacey has previous experience working with adults with intellectual disabilities, juveniles in a specialized residential setting, and has additional experience in SUD PHP in direct patient care and clinical roles. While working with clients in SUD programs Stacey recognized the prevalence of eating disorders within this specific population and became motivated to help those who are seeking to fully recover from their eating disorder.

Linda Bueno

Case Manager/Group Facilitator
Linda Bueno

Case Manager/Group Facilitator

Samantha Stevens

Case Manager
Samantha Stevens

Case Manager

Samantha Stevens was born and raised in Shelton, Connecticut. Samantha received her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Dartmouth College in 2021 and is on track to graduate with her Master’s degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Villanova University in 2023. Before joining Banyan Treatment Centers full-time, Samantha gained experience interning in Banyan’s eating disorder partial hospitalization and intensive outpatient programs. With a background in Division I track and field, Samantha witnessed the prominence of disordered eating behaviors in collegiate athletes and the effects they have on individuals’ overall well-being. This inspired Samantha’s interest in working with eating disorders. She aspires to foster an inclusive and collaborative environment, in which clients are encouraged to explore the connection between emotions, thoughts, and behaviors. Samantha aims to assist clients through a strengths-based approach as they work toward recovery and recognizing their full potential.

Ryah Dekis

Yoga Instructor
Ryah Dekis

Yoga Instructor

Ryah’s background includes Usui and Karuna Holy Fire Reiki Master, Master Yoga Teacher, E-RYT 500, RPYT 85, Ayurvedic Specialist, Yin Yoga, Restorative, Trauma Informed Yoga, Disordered Eating, PTSD, Recovery and Veterans Support Yoga Continued Education. A CEU Facilitator, Yoga Alliance Continuing Education Provider, Certified Crystal and Chakra Healer as well a Doula, and Aromatherapist (in training), she offers enriching Yoga Alliance Accredited Programs, Registered Prenatal Yoga Teacher Trainings, 300 Hr YTTs and multiple CEU programs along with Reiki Trainings. 

She offers supportive, healing and therapeutic Yoga classes, relaxing and insightful Guided Meditation, and Reiki Healing to the clients in our care.

Sidney Turner

Movement Instructor
Sidney Turner

Movement Instructor

Sidney Turner is originally from a small town in southern West Virginia. After years of struggling with addiction, Sidney found refuge through treatment in the Buck County Area of PA. During early recovery, in addition to a 12 Step Program, fitness became one of the cornerstones to structure and of his new way of life. Over the years Sidney has obtained a bachelor’s degree in entrepreneurship, a minor in exercises science from American Military University, certifications in personal training and other facades of fitness.

In 2016, Sidney opened Underlying Strength, a fitness studio in Yardley Pa. The mission of Underlying Strength is to empower others through exercise. Sidney is extremely passionate about fitness and helping others learn to live healthier and happier through movement.

 
 
 

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