Eating Disorder Treatment in Huntsville, AL

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Alsana Huntsville – NOW OPEN
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Welcome to Alsana Huntsville

Our Alsana Huntsville team is eager to serve clients out of our newest RTC facility. This 14-bed residential treatment center will be ready to welcome clients this November, and our Huntsville Early Intervention Programs, located nearby, hold space to serve...

16 clients.

We are grateful to our greater Huntsville community; throughout the region, we know many have been patiently waiting and have grown increasingly excited for Alsana’s new eating disorder treatment programs to come to fruition.

Alsana is passionate about expanding life-saving care access so clients can not only recover but thrive. We are a community, and we are still moving forward with enthusiasm and determination. Please don’t hesitate to reach out to us.

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Clients First

The need for higher levels of care for eating disorder clients, and the need to support our professional community on the front lines of detection and treatment, are significant. Our 2019-2020 Treatment Outcomes demonstrate the effectiveness of our Adaptive Care Model®. We are thrilled to bring this evidence-based, holistic approach to treatment, as well as the hope and healing that come with it, to Huntsville’s eating recovery community.”

-Tammy Beasley, RDN, CEDRD-S, CSSD, LD,         Alsana Advisory Board

Tammy Beasley

Residential eating disorder treatment

A continuum of care for full eating disorder recovery.

Alsana Huntsville offers three levels of in-person care. Clients may transition to another program during treatment and have the option of including Virtual PHP/IOP as part of their treatment plan progression.

Alsana Birmingham

Located in the rolling hills of Birmingham, Alabama, this Alsana location offers residential treatment, an intensive day treatment program with off-campus recovery-oriented apartments, and an integrated intensive outpatient...

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Lolly Wool,Regional Executive Director, is dedicated to helping clients of all genders and sexual orientations heal and recover from their eating disorders. Under her leadership, the Alsana Birmingham team delivers the highest-quality care and support via evidence-based therapies for eating and feeding disorders, as well as co-occurring conditions.

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Alsana's Residential Treatment Programs offered at these locations

Welcome to Alsana Huntsville: your new eating recovery community.

Meet the Care Team

    Rebecca A. Barach, M.Ed., MSW, LICSW

    Regional Executive Director | she/her/hers

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    Rebecca A. Barach, M.Ed., MSW, LICSW

    Rebecca received a B.A. in psychology and criminal justice from Indiana University-Bloomington, a M.Ed. in Special education from the University of Nevada-Las Vegas, and an MSW with a specialization in clinical mental health from Washington University in St. Louis. She has worked in IOP with adolescent substance abuse, general psychiatric residential facilities with children, adolescents, and emerging adults before moving into eating disorder-specific treatment in 2011. She has been a body image therapist, individual therapist, family therapist, clinical director, and site/executive director in eating disorder treatment centers (inpatient through PHP) before coming to Alsana.

    She is a licensed independent social worker supervisor in Ohio, a licensed clinical social worker in Alabama and Indiana, and a licensed addictions counselor in Indiana.

    Rebecca is enjoying getting to know the different staff and roles that exist at Alsana, and how each role works together to support the Alsana mission.

    In her spare time, Rebecca enjoys going to comic book conventions, exploring the local hiking trails, and spending time with her 3 cats.

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    Kyra Brown, MS

    Program Director | she/her/hers

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    Kyra Brown, MS

    Kyra Brown has received her MS in Clinical Psychology from Alabama Agricultural and Mechanical University. She has over 16 years of experience in a clinical and director capacity servicing adolescents and their families in Residential Treatment care setting for counseling. She has fallen in love with Alsana’s commitment to providing clients with an inspiring healing experience on their journey. Kyra dedicates her quality time to self-care by traveling, community outreach, mani-pedis’, and spending time with her beloved family and best friends.

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    Jennifer Berry, MA, LPC-S

    Interim Director of Clinical Services | she/her/hers

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    Jennifer Berry, MA, LPC-S

    Jennifer Berry received a BS in Public Relations, Marketing, and Communications in 1993 and a MA in Community Mental Health in 2006 both from the University of North Alabama. She received an Alabama license as a LPC in 2009 and the added a supervisory certification, LPC-S, in 2016. In her early career, she worked on-site in schools with children and adolescents. In 2007, she returned to the University of North Alabama providing contract work specifically with a diverse, emerging adult population providing eating disorder support and education. She joined the Division of Student Affairs and Student Counseling Services in 2013 as the Senior Mental Health Counselor providing eating disorder specific treatment including co-occurring disorders, assessment, body image and self-concept, and support groups. In addition, Jennifer provided eating disorder specific psychoeducation programming and presentations in the University setting and in the community.
    Until 2022, she also maintained a practice as an outpatient therapist working with a diverse population of adolescents, teens, and adults providing eating disorder specific treatment, body image and self-concept, spirituality, trauma experiences and co-occurring disorders. She then joined the Alsana team in December of that year with a passion for eating disorder recovery, the Adaptive Care Model®, and the holistic approach offered by Alsana.
    Outside of work, Jennifer loves being a mother to her son, Brooks and her daughter, Makensie. She enjoys her time boating on the Tennessee River, listening to motivational podcasts and music, and checking off her “bucket” list adventures.

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    Kayla Prince, BS

    Program Coordinator | she/her/hers

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    Kayla Prince, BS

    Kayla Prince received a Bachelor of Science in Exercise Physiology from The University of Southern Mississippi and is currently receiving a Master of Science in Clinical Counseling Psychology from Alabama Agricultural and Mechanical University. Her professional experience includes Exercise Psychology, Physiology, Behavioral and Mental Health Testing and Assessment. She enjoys Alsana’s approach to ED recovery and the diverse approach in client care. In her personal time, Kayla enjoys reading, yoga, and hiking with friends and family.

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    Courtney Yergin

    Lead Therapist | she/her/hers

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    Courtney Yergin

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    Sarah Kynard, BSN, RN

    Nurse Manager | she/her/hers

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    Sarah Kynard, BSN, RN

    Sarah Kynard received a BS in Nursing from the University of Alabama in Huntsville, is licensed as a Registered Nurse since 2009, and has a CMCN Managed Care Certification. Her professional experience includes Medical-Surgical, Case Management, Utilization Review, and Clinical Liaison roles. She loves Alsana’s holistic approach to healthcare and enjoys collaborating with a diverse team to enhance client care. Outside of work she has an active life with her husband, two kids, and three rescued pets. Her favorite leisure activities include reading books and visiting the beach.

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    Lindsay Archiquette, MS, RD, LD

    Registered Dietitian | she/her/hers

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    Lindsay Archiquette, MS, RD, LD

    Lindsay Archiquette received a BS in Exercise Science from Ithaca College as well as a BS in Dietetics from Oakwood University. She then went on to complete her dietetic internship & receive a MS in Food & Nutrition Services from the University of Mississippi. Lindsay is a registered dietitian and is currently pursuing her certification as an eating disorder specialist.
    Her previous experiences include working in food service management, nutrition counseling & performance nutrition. While working with athletes, Lindsay was able to partake in eating disorder research, which is where she found her passion for helping others afflicted by these disorders.
    Lindsay was drawn to Alsana by their holistic approach to client care via the Adaptive Care Model® and continues to enjoy the collaborative atmosphere the Jemison team brings to each client’s case.
    In her spare time Lindsay can be found hanging out with her husband & their two fur babies. She enjoys spending quality time with friends & family and is a sucker for all things true crime related.

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