Meet Our Team
Hannah Rovazzini, MA, LMFT 109021
Specialization: Adolescent Eating Disorders and Family Repair
Hannah is an expert at providing encouraging and effective treatment to adolescents and young adults struggling with eating disorders. This is based on her extensive experience treating high-risk clients at all levels of care (residential, PHP, IOP, and outpatient). Hannah utilizes a multidisciplinary team approach to holistically care for her clients and their families. She focuses on helping teens reintegrate into their family system. Hannah helps create structure and hope in the midst of the chaos and complexity of the eating disorder. Hannah employs evidenced-based treatment modalities to teach clients DBT skills, body acceptance, and affirmation practices. Hannah empowers her clients to overcome shame and pursue a life worth living.
Kelsey Peterson, MS, RD, CEDRD
Specialization: Certified Eating Disorder Registered Dietitian (CEDRD)
Kelsey is a Master's level Registered Dietitian, Certified Eating Disorder Specialist and Certified Intuitive Eating Counselor, receiving direct mentorship from Evelyn Tribole (author of Intuitive Eating). Kelsey has over 10 years of experience working at all levels of eating disorder care including inpatient hospitalization, residential treatment (RTC), partial hospitalization (PHP), and intensive outpatient (IOP). Recognizing the need for more intensive and comprehensive outpatient support, she co-founded Restore Family Therapy. Kelsey is daily amazed by her client’s courage to pursue health and freedom around food and body image. Kelsey customizes her treatment plans based on client needs and her expertise in the modalities of Exposure and Response Prevention (ERP), Family Inclusive Care, DBT-inspired dietary interventions, medical nutrition therapy and body image therapy. Kelsey combines her empathetic nature, love of food, and professional expertise to provide a client-centered approach to counseling. Through compassionate accountability, Kelsey enables clients to feel confident and empowered in their capacity to nourish their mind and souls.
Maddie Plansky, APCC
Specialization: Trauma Therapy, Addiction and Eating Disorders
Maddie is an Associate Professional Clinical Counselors who graduated from University of San Diego’s Clinical Mental Health Counseling program. Maddie specializes with clients impacted by trauma and addiction. With her clients, Maddie pulls from several therapeutic approaches including Somatic Experiencing, Trauma Resiliency Model, Internal Family Systems Therapy, Dialectical Behavior Therapy and Attachment Theory. Both personally and professionally, Maddie operates under the belief that through the development of trusting, meaningful relationships to self and others, humans have the power to transform their thoughts, beliefs and behaviors and emerge as their most authentic self. Working from a foundation of neurobiology of trauma, she leads with non-judgemental awareness and a lens of curiosity in each session, approaching symptoms as a source of information. She is committed to cultivating a compassionate space to show up with you on your healing journey, whatever stage you may be at.
Lisa Allen, LMFT 131781, LPCC
Specialization: Trauma Therapy and Grief Counseling
As a trauma-informed clinician, Lisa’s heart is to walk alongside individuals longing to feel whole again, or perhaps for the first time. Lisa understands that the wounds from our past can leave us feeling broken, fearful, and alone. Lisa is an EMDR trained clinician who utilizes this evidence-based approach to help clients find holistic paths to healing. Lisa recognizes that the brain, body, and spirit are affected by the things that have happened to us. Lisa invites her clients to share their unique stories in a space of understanding and without judgment. Lisa collaborates with her clients to examine the truths of their stories and empowers her clients to rebuild new, meaningful lives. Lisa has extensive experience working with various forms of trauma, including PTSD, sexual assault, sexual abuse, physical abuse, violence, traumatic loss, and grief.
Nora Abbou, LMFT 120321
Specialization: Young Adult Eating Disorder Specialist
Nora has extensive experience working with adolescents and women struggling with eating disorders, supporting them and their families in finding hope and recovery. Nora also works with couples in strengthening relationships and improving communication, and with individuals struggling with depression, anxiety, self-esteem issues, and general life dilemmas. Her approach is client-centered, empowering clients to embrace perceived weaknesses and utilize them as strengths, while providing understanding, compassion, and support. Nora has a solution-focused mindset, which she shares with her clients to support them in accomplishing personal goals. Furthermore, Nora has experience working with clients from a faith-based approach, integrating spirituality to promote healing.
Grace Pascale, MS, RD
Specialization: Eating Disorder & Vegetarian Nutrition Specialist
Grace is a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist with a life's mission to help others find healing and vitality by reforming their relationships to food and their bodies. She does this by encouraging "divorces from diet culture", teasing out the confusing and often contradictory information surrounding nutrition, and educating her patients on the importance of eating whole foods in abundance. Grace's areas of expertise include plant-based nutrition, eating disorder recovery, chronic disease prevention, and anti-inflammatory diets. She is passionate about the intersection between ED recovery and plant-based nutrition and has extensive experience helping individuals assess their motivations for vegan & vegetarianism in treatment. She has a Master of Science in Whole Foods Nutrition, a Bachelor's degree in Psychology, and experience working in a variety of outpatient settings. Grace enjoys breaking the latest nutrition research findings down into tangible, bite-size recommendations and regularly contributes to publications such as USA Today, Women’s Health Magazine, Good Housekeeping & VegNews. She is passionate about the health and happiness of her clients and offers a balanced approach to wellness, providing evidence-based research in a digestible manner, and carefully assessing readiness for change.
Phoebe Graham, ASW
Specialization: Adolescent & Family Eating Disorder Specialist
Phoebe is a clinical social worker who received her masters at San Diego State University. She has experience in an intensive outpatient setting as well as extensive work in inpatient care. Phoebe is passionate about helping individuals access the necessary tools and understanding that optimizes one’s path to healing and specializes in care that targets depression, anxiety, and eating disorders. Phoebe’s approach is to meet client’s where they are at and continuously cultivate a brave space held to support clients in accomplishing their goals. She works with individuals and families to help build communication, strengthen relationships, and instill hope during life’s challenges. Phoebe is client-centered and eager to empower and partner along with you in your path to healing.
Mackenzie Bowman, MS, RD
Specialization: Sports Nutrition and Eating Disorder Specialist
Mackenzie is a Registered Dietitian and Certified Specialist in Sports Dietetics. She has experience working at an eating disorder treatment center (PHP, IOP, and outpatient) as well as experience working in collegiate athletics. As a former athlete herself, she strives to help clients learn to fuel for sport without strict food rules. Her goal is to help individuals find peace with food and their bodies. Mackenzie always takes a client focused approach and practices individualized care to meet clients where they are at with realistic goals. Her compassion and positivity create a caring environment for clients to flourish. Mackenzie works to help dismantle diet culture, and she utilizes the All Foods Fit approach. She has a Bachelor's degree in Dietetics, a Master's degree in Applied Nutrition and Physical Activity, and she is currently working towards her CEDS credential to become a Certified Eating Disorder Registered Dietitian.