Eating Disorder Treatment Options at The New Beginnings Center

Please review these options with one of our therapists so you can start planning your treatment program today.

Somatic Art Therapy

Art Therapy is tailor-made to each individual. Sometime art-making it is deeply expressive, sometimes it is purely soothing, and sometimes it is a bit of both.

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Somatic Experiencing

Somatic Experiencing

Somatic Experiencing promotes awareness and release of nervous system arousal and physical tension that remains in the body in the aftermath of trauma.

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Nutrition Therapy

Our goal is to help each individual establish a healthy relationship with both food and body, to discover a way of eating that supports your mental, emotional and physical well being.

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Therapist Finder - Eating Disorder Treatment Specialists

Here you can click on any of the names below and get to know them a little more before deciding on the right therapist for your pathway to healing.
LMFT Therapist

Kelly Spondello, LMFT

Kelly has worked in mental health treatment settings for nearly ten years, treating both adolescents and adults with sensitivity and understanding. Kelly has developed an integrative approach to working with clients that facilitates a compassionate, authentic, and honest therapeutic relationship.

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Lisa Noack, APCC

Lisa Noack, LPCC

Prior to joining New Beginnings, Lisa worked at a treatment center facilitating various PHP/IOP level mental health, eating disorder, and chemical dependency groups using evidenced-based approaches such as Cognitive-Behavioral, Psychodynamic, Dialectical Behavioral, and Experiential.

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Alexis Forrey

Alexis Forrey, LMFT

Alexis has worked both administratively and clinically in the mental health field; specifically working with eating disorders, substance abuse, and other co-occurring disorders.

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Wendy De Augustine, L.M.F.T.

Wendy De Augustine, MA, LMFT

Wendy De Augustine, L.M.F.T., M.A., am a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and have a M.A. in Psychology and Art Therapy. I specialize in Trauma, Addiction and Eating Disorders.

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Aimee Hammond, MS, CEDRD

Aimee Hammond is a Registered Dietitian who earned her BS in dietetics from the University of California, Davis and her MS in Nutrition from Texas Woman’s University, Denton, where she also completed her Dietetic Internship.

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Susan Richter, MFT, CEDS

​Susan L. Richter MFT, CEDS, SEP is co-owner at The New Beginnings Center for Somatic Mental Health, in Camarillo, California. A Certified Eating Disorders Specialist trained in Somatic Experiencing, EMDR, and Comprehensive Resource Model.

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