RENO, Nev. – Specialty eating disorder treatment facility, Center for Hope of the Sierras, welcomes new Clinical Director Kelly Kitson to the team. Kitson previously worked with Center for Hope as a therapist and returns to the center with a wealth of experience.
After completing her undergraduate degree in Counseling and Educational Psychology, Kitson went on to receive her master’s degree in Marriage and Family Therapy all at the University of Nevada, Reno. She then began her career at Sagewind Sober Living Home for seven years as a therapist providing counseling for families impacted by substance abuse concerns.
Following Sagewind, Kitson received training from Dr. Wendy Oliver-Pyatt, the eating disorder field leader, at Center for Hope. After employment at Center for Hope, Kitson’s passion for healing led her to practice therapy in HIV, mental health stabilization, substance abuse, sexual assault survivor, and trauma intervention treatment clinics at places like the Washoe County Municipal Court and Washoe County School District.
This extensive resume brings Kitson back to the Center for Hope, but devotion to healing and exuberant heart is what makes her a priceless member of the team.
“We couldn’t be more excited for Kelly to be back with us,” said Medical Director Dr. Dwarak Vuppalapati. “Her desire to spread health and welcoming spirit makes her the perfect addition to our treatment center. Our patients are in good hands with Kelly and we are overjoyed with her return.”
Center for Hope’s well-founded team of experts is strengthened by Kitson’s broad therapy experience, creating an ideal healing community.
For more information please visit Centerforhopeofthesierras.crchealth.com or call (866) 690-7242.
About Center for Hope of the Sierras Nestled in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada Mountains, Center for Hope of the Sierras provides an intimate setting ideal for healing and recovery for individuals suffering from anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, binge eating disorder, and related disorders. Center for Hope offers residential (RTC), partial hospitalization (PHP), and intensive outpatient (IOP) treatment to women and adolescents, ages 16 and up (ages 14 and up for PHP/IOP program). Center for Hope also offers partial hospitalization and intensive outpatient treatment to men, ages 14 and up. Center for Hope is proud to offer one of the country's only specialized residential tracks for the complex treatment of co-occurring diabetes and eating disorders. For more information, visit: www.CenterForHopeoftheSierras.com