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Highly Trained and Passionate Staff

The staff of the Toledo Center takes pride in being highly trained, dedicated and respectful in providing the highest quality treatment available based on the latest scientific and clinical principles.

Amos Taylor, MBA

CEO, Eating Disorder Network

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Amos Taylor, MBA

CEO, Eating Disorder Network

As the Eating Disorder Network CEO, Amos is responsible for overall success including administrative, operational and clinical services. In addition, he is responsible for spearheading the development, communication, and implementation of effective and efficient treatment outcomes and strategies. He guides and encourages the team at Toledo Center to follow the core principles as an organization that delivers quality, compassionate care in an intentionally sustainable way. Toledo Center continues to fulfill its mission of serving the needs of those who are struggling with eating disorders, their families, and those committed to their care. Accordingly, Amos is always available to those seeking admission to Toledo Center as we focus on ensuring treatment that restores hope, health, and happiness. Amos is happily married to Michelle, and they are the proud parents of Isaac and Isabel.

Dr. Joe Fraiz, MD

Network Medical Director

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Dr. Joe Fraiz

Network Medical Director

As the Medical Director for Selah House and consulting physician for Toledo Center for Eating Disorders, Dr. Fraiz provides medical care to our clients and consultants to our medical teams. He is a diplomat of the American Board of Internal Medicine and board-certified in infectious diseases. Dr. Fraiz completed his undergraduate training at Indiana University in Bloomington, IN, followed by medical school at Indiana University School of Medicine. He completed his residency training in internal medicine as well as a fellowship in infectious diseases at Indiana University in Indianapolis, IN. Dr. Fraiz has made numerous presentations, is a member of several committees, and has been principal investigator in a wide range of studies. Dr. Fraiz is a proud grandfather who enjoys gardening and fly fishing.

Dr. Tom Scales, M.D.

Network Attending Physician & Psychiatrist

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Dr. Tom Scales, M.D.

Network Attending Physician & Psychiatrist

As the attending psychiatrist/physician for Selah House and Toledo Center for Eating Disorders, Dr. Scales provides psychiatric and medical care to our clients. He is a diplomat in the American Board of Internal Medicine, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, and in Addiction Medicine through the American Board of Preventive Medicine. Dr. Scales completed his undergraduate training at Wheaton College in Wheaton, IL, followed by medical school at the University of Tennessee, Memphis. He completed his residency training in a combined Internal Medicine/Psychiatry program at Rush Presbyterian St. Luke’s Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois. He is passionate about helping those with eating disorders and has made numerous community presentations and local media appearances regarding the topic. Dr. Scales was the radio show host of a live web-based program entitled “Understanding Eating Disorders” which occurred weekly on www.health.voiceamerica.com and featured professionals and laypeople as guests in the eating disorder field. Most importantly, he is a husband and proud father of two children.

Ashley Pennington, MA

National Director of Clinical Partnerships

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Ashley Pennington, MA

National Director of Clinical Partnerships

Ashley comes to Selah House with extensive expertise in intake and admissions operations, utilization review and continuing care coordination, business relations, and evidence-based therapeutic modalities. She has extensive expertise specifically with eating disorders, OCD, anxiety disorders, substance abuse, sexual assault, domestic violence, and personality disorders. She received both her Bachelor of Science in Psychology and Master of Arts in Clinical-Adult Psychology from Southern Illinois University Edwardsville. Ashley began her career as a Direct Care Counselor at a residential eating disorder treatment center in which she fell in love with the challenging and rewarding aspects of treating those suffering from eating disorders and other co-occurring disorders. She values the opportunity of being the first point of contact for all clients, their loved ones, and outpatient treatment providers, as well as ensuring that all parties involved receive quality care during and after the referral process. Most recently, Ashley was the Director of Admissions for a start-up residential eating disorder treatment center, in which she provided oversight and management for admissions, UR, and continuing care/discharge coordination.

Crystal Lybarger

Regional Director of Clinical Partnerships

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Crystal Lybarger

Regional Director of Clinical Partnerships

As the Regional Director of Clinical Partnerships, Crystal helps connect healthcare professionals to the Selah Eating Disorder Network to ensure their clients can access life-saving eating disorder treatment. Crystal holds strong core values of living with intention, accountability, and servant leadership. She was eager to join the Selah Eating Disorder Network team after learning that these same values guide our treatment philosophy and the talented professionals she serves alongside. She finds that bringing hope, healing, and wellness to those seeking treatment as the ultimate fulfillment of her purpose. Crystal has geared her career towards outreach and community collaboration from the very start, having attended the University of Cincinnati focusing on addiction treatment and criminal justice. Prior to her time at the Selah Eating Disorder Network, Crystal led business development efforts in both the Midwest and mid-Atlantic regions securing necessary services for adolescents and adults with substance use, eating, mood and trauma disorders, and complex medical conditions. After living in Virginia, she is thrilled to be back in her home state of Ohio!

Alicia Winne MSW, LISW

Clinical Director

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Alicia Winne MSW, LISW

Clinical Director

Alicia is a Licensed Independent Social Worker with over six years of experience working in the field of Behavioral Health. She managed residential programming for three years. She obtained her Master’s in Social Work from the University of Toledo. Alicia is passionate about working with the Eating Disorder population and individuals in recovery and believes in the importance of patient centered care and treatment programs.

Arline Soncrant, BA

Revenue Cycle Operations Manager

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Arline Soncrant, BA

Revenue Cycle Operations Manager

Arline is one of the founding staff members of Toledo Center, and plays a key role in general operations and fiscal management, and financial policy development. She has a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration from the University of Toledo.

Tracey Darrington, BS

Director of Compliance

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Tracey R. Darrington, BS

Director of Compliance

Tracey supervises all aspects of quality assurance, develops policies and procedures required to maintain certification and licensure through the Ohio Department of Mental Health and CARF and performs insurance contract negotiations at Toledo Center. She has a strong background in regulatory compliance and benefit administration. Tracey obtained undergraduate degrees in Healthcare Administration and Human Resources Management.

Malorie Thompson

Malorie Thompson, LPC

Clinical Program Therapist

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Malorie Thompson

Malorie Thompson, LPC

Clinical Program Therapist

Malorie has three years of experience working in a behavioral health residential setting. She has worked with a variety of populations, including substance use and adolescents. During her experience, she has provided individual therapy, group therapy, and family sessions. Malorie received her Bachelor’s of Arts degree in Psychology at the University of Toledo and her Masters in Counseling from Spring Arbor University. She enjoys getting the opportunity to watch clients grow daily while working in a residential setting. she believes that being there for clients daily shows them that they have great support during these tough times of change while being away from home.

Tayler Bowen

Tayler Bowen, BS

Admissions Coordinator

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Makayla Mullins

Makayla Mullins, RDN, LD 

Registered Dietitian

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Makayla Mullins, RDN, LD

Registered Dietitian

As a Registered Dietitian at the Toledo Center, Makayla is responsible for working with clients in both individual and group settings. Makayla received her Bachelor of Science in Dietetics and completed her distance dietetic internship program through Bowling Green State University. She takes a HAES and intuitive eating approach to nutrition education and is passionate about body positivity and anti-diet culture.

Emily Beasecker

Emily Beasecker, MFN, RDN, LD

Registered Dietitian

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Emily Beasecker, MFN, RDN, LD

Registered Dietitian

Emily started out at the Toledo Center as a Recovery Care Specialists while working on her graduate degree and dietetic internship. Emily completed the dietetic internship and received her Master ‘s of Food and Nutrition at Bowling Green State University. As a Registered Dietitian, Emily is responsible for working with clients in both individual and group settings as well as managing the kitchen. Emily is excited to work with clients in another role at the clinic and provide nutritional support for the client’s recovery.

Makayla Mullins

Jamie Sheehan

Milieu Supervisor

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Jamie Sheehan

Milieu Supervisor

Jamie has over five years of experience working in the field of behavioral health, with most of her experience in a residential setting. She received her Bachelor of Arts in Cultural and Critical Studies from Bowling Green State University, and she’s currently working on her Master of Social Work at Spring Arbor University. Jamie is passionate about creating a fun and spirited recovery environment, supporting clients through their recovery journeys, and helping clients rediscover and grow their self-worth and self-love. 

Note: Staff requiring supervision are supervised according to Ohio Revised Code.

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