Prosperity’s highly trained eating disorder specialists will give you expert and compassionate help on your journey to a full recovery.
Group Calendar – Charlottesville
We provide intensive outpatient treatment (IOP) and outpatient services for all ages, gender and types of eating disorders for the pursuit of a full recovery.
We believe that the best treatment plans are unique to the patients personal needs, strengths, and interests.
Following an initial assessment, your primary therapist may recommend additional groups, medical, or nutritional sessions. Options include:
- weekly or bi-weekly individual therapy
- family therapy
- weekly or bi-weekly sessions with our nutritionists
- medical referral
- psychological assessment options
Prosperity is a warm, therapeutic, and friendly environment, where we provide effective and efficient treatment by highly trained clinical providers with extensive experience treating eating disorders.
Current cost of a full night of IOP is determined by us contacting and reaching an agreement with your insurance.
We will provide an invoice at the end of the week for you submit to your Out of Network Benefits. To discuss this process or to start this process, please call 800-643-7224.
For More Information about our IOP Program, please contact us.
Contact Prosperity in Charlottesville
709 A West Main Street, Charlottesville, VA 22903 (Star Hill Building)
office: 434-326-4577 or 1-800-862-7224
Nutritional Counseling – Charlottesville
What, when, why and how you eat are critical components of your medical, emotional and physiological eating disorder recovery care. Here at Prosperity, your clinical nutrition expert is an integral part of your recovery team.
Our Registered Dietitians not only educate our clients about food and physiology they also:
- Teach therapeutic eating and cooking skills in a full kitchen.
- Foster clients eating mindfulness and self-awareness
- Enable clients to understand, determine and annihilate destructive eating patterns while constructing new strong, restorative eating patterns
- Enable clients to specifically understand and change emotional associations with food
- Strategize to determine obstacles to healthy nourishment while finding specific, healthful solutions
- Promote clients eating and exercise self-regulation and awareness
- Empower clients to know, understand and change their current internal dialogue and beliefs surrounding food, eating, body weight and exercise allowing them to transform their mindset to be congruent with a recovery pattern.
Staff – Charlottesville
Heather Baker, LCSW, CEDS
CEO, Executive Director
In 2012, Heather spearheaded Prosperity Eating Disorders and Wellness, a dynamic and one of a kind Intensive Outpatient Eating Disorder program. Prosperity originated in Northern Virginia and as the program has grown, she has recognized the need for these services in other areas of the state. Her commitment to the eating disorder field has driven her to open a second location in Charlottesville. This program will serve the needs of UVA students and the greater Charlottesville community.
Heather is a Certified Eating Disorder Specialist and Supervisor and enjoys teaching others how to treat eating disorders. She uses the evidence-based therapies of Cognitive Behavioral and Dialectical Behavior Therapy, as well as Internal Family Systems, Post-Induction Therapy and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy. Heather believes in incorporating other services to provide a more holistic approach, such as equine therapy, art therapy, yoga, acupuncture, cooking classes, life skills and more.
Caitlin Kelly, LPC, ATR-BC, RYT-200
Program Director, Psychotherapist, Art Therapist and Yoga Teacher
Coming from a clinical background as a psychotherapist, art therapist, and yoga teacher, Caitlin is passionate about meeting each client where she/he is. She has experience working with children, adolescents, and adults struggling with eating disorders and other co-occurring issues at the inpatient, partial, IOP, and outpatient settings. Her specialties include body image distortion, identity development, depression, anxiety, trauma-informed care, substance-abuse, and self-harm. Caitlin often incorporates the tenants of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, and Interpersonal Therapy into her art psychotherapy approach, tailoring treatment methods for each client’s individual needs. In addition to her clinical work, Caitlin offers yoga for body image acceptance classes at Prosperity.
Ashleigh Sellman, RD
Lead Registered Dietitian Nutritionist
Ashleigh has a wealth of experience as a spcialists in eating disorders from a nutrition perspective. She is a certified Intuitive Eating Counselor, and has been a Certified Specialist in pediatric nutrition. Ashleigh has been especially passionate about food relationships, eating disorders, disordered eating, body image/acceptance and powerful holistic wellness. She has been working with children, teens and adults throughout her whole career and has been employed at UVA’s Nutrition Counseling Center for the last 9 years doing outpatient counseling and running groups.
She started her career as a dietetic internship at The University of Virginia Health System in 2000, then move to UCSF Medical Center in San Francisco from 2000 – 2006 doing outpatient counseling and working with a variety of pediatric populations. In addition, she has spent the last 5 years in adult weight management with a focus on intuitive eating, non dieting approaches; polycystic ovarian syndrome with the frequent overlapping of eating disordered behaviors, and eating disorder clients both with anorexia and bulimia. She has spoken and taught in the community, at UVA school continuing education, to her interns and in group settings to adults or parents the concepts of raising healthy children who remain internally connected and trusting of their bodies. She is interested in supporting her clients to find their own internal wisdom along that path to wellness.
Amy Campbell, LCSW
Individual and Family Therapist
Amy Campbell is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and has many great skills that she brings to Prosperity. She has a strong focus in trauma work and is a Board Member of the Greater Piedmont Trauma Informed Community. Through her history in working with victims of domestic violence and leading groups for women and children, working with at risk youth and families and involved in school interventions as a school social worker with students and families, she brings tremendous experience in working with difficult family situations and different levels of pathology while bringing peace and healing.
Amy has also had much experience with a medical model approach being a medical social worker in both general and psychiatric hospitals working with clients in a multidisciplinary team as well as providing individual and family therapy and facilitating discharges and aftercare for clients both adult and children. Amy utilizes CBT and DBT approaches which are very helpful in working with clients with eating disorders.
Erin Bulinski, MSW
Individual and Family Therapist
Resident in Social Work
Erin earned her master’s degree in Clinical Social Work from the University of Maryland. Erin’s true passion lies in helping those struggling with eating disorders and body image distortion. Her other specialties include substance abuse, anxiety, self-harm, and trauma-informed care. Prior to joining Prosperity, Erin’s practice involved working in a community health setting outside of DC with children, adolescents, and adults. One of Erin’s greatest strengths is her ability to quickly develop a trusting relationship and connect with clients and their families. She matches her direct, goal-oriented nature with great compassion and empathy. Erin uses Cognitive Behavioral Therapy to help clients develop a greater understanding of how their thoughts affect their eating disorder behaviors. Erin also utilizes tenants of Dialectical Behavioral Therapy and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, tailoring treatment to each individual client as needed.
Lauren May, MS
Individual and Family Therapist
Resident in Counseling
Lauren earned her master’s degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from The University of North Carolina – Greensboro. Her previous clinical experience includes working in an outpatient behavioral health setting with adult clients diagnosed with severe substance use disorders. She also has worked with college students in both clinical and non-clinical settings. As a counselor, her goal is to empower clients to use their inherent strengths to create change. Lauren aims to be a wise and compassionate companion on the journey to recovery. She seeks to collaborate with clients to create solution-focused, targeted, individualized treatment goals. Her clinical interests include eating disorders, trauma, anxiety, depression, relational concerns, and spirituality. Lauren uses Solution-Focused therapy as well as Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR). Her practice is informed by Relational-Cultural Therapy (RCT), Narrative Therapy, and Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT).
Amanda Terillo, MS, RD
Amanda Terillo is a registered dietitian nutritionist. She loves to work with individuals to achieve a healthy relationship with food through body acceptance and intuitive eating. Amanda takes a holistic approach to healing and takes into account clients lifestyle and environment. She helps clients embrace food as a tool to achieve health and wellness instead of being the enemy and the focus of self worth.Amanda achieved her undergraduate degree in New York and did her dietetic internship at the University of Maryland at College Park. After several years of experience working with a variety of clients she went on to receive her graduate degree from Green Mountain College in Vermont.