Chrissy Hall, LCSW
As Group CEO, Chrissy is responsible for the overall operations, executive leadership team, and delivery of clinical services at Toledo Center for Eating Disorders. She started her career over 25 years ago in the behavioral health care field as a direct care staff member. Her experience is primarily in clinical and business development executive leadership positions, serving residential treatment centers, freestanding acute care hospitals, outpatient centers, and military treatment programs. Her areas of expertise include overseeing quality and compliance for startups, clinical best practices, staff education, and program development. Chrissy is passionate about leading teams to provide the highest quality of care in safe, therapeutic environments. Chrissy received her MSW from Virginia Commonwealth University, and she’s currently licensed as a licensed clinical social worker (LCSW). Chrissy is married and has two sons, ages 17 and 20. During her free time, Chrissy enjoys going to her son’s baseball games and traveling.
Olivia Dunbar, LISW-S
As the Executive Director for the Toledo Center for Eating Disorders, Olivia is in charge of overseeing the operations of the facility and ensuring quality care for each and every patient who comes through the doors. Olivia has a Master’s Degree in Social Work from the University of Michigan and received her Bachelor’s in Social Work from Michigan State University. Olivia comes to us with almost 7 years experience in the field and previously worked in addiction treatment and was the regional clinical director over 6 inpatient and outpatient facilities. Olivia’s passion is building and growing programs while ensuring the highest quality of care possible for all clients. When it comes to her work, Olivia is extremely invested and believes that every person should be given the opportunity to heal and grow in an environment that is safe and welcoming. The safety and satisfaction of clients and staff are at the forefront of her leadership style. Olivia is happily married to her husband Tyler and she is a proud dog mom to Dolly. In her free time, Olivia enjoys spending time on the lake with her family, traveling, and reading.
Network Medical Director
Dr. Tom Scales, MD
Dr. Tom Scales is the Network Medical Director for Odyssey Behavioral Healthcare’s Eating Disorder Network, which includes, Toledo Center. In his role, Dr. Scale provides psychiatric and medical care to Toledo Center 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.
AVP of Clinical Operations, Eating Disorder Network
Kate Fisch, LCSW
Kate brings over 17 years of clinical experience working in the field of eating disorders to the Odyssey Eating Disorder Network. Kate draws on her experience working in all levels of eating disorder treatment and care to inform her dedication for developing and delivering evidence based and best practice clinical services. Kate’s extensive knowledge of eating disorders and years of direct client care have also shaped her passion for clinical supervision, support, and development of other mental health clinicians treating individuals with eating disorders.
Kate earned her bachelor’s degree in psychology from Indiana University and her Master’s in Social Work from Washington University in St. Louis.
AVP, Eating Disorder Operations
As AVP, Eating Disorder Operations, Nicole works with the leadership team to enhance the facility operations and bring the network forward in growth and development. Nicole started her journey working in behavioral health over twelve years ago. After completing her undergraduate degree in psychology with a minor in statistics from the University of Missouri- St. Louis, she began her career in mental health as a Direct Care Staff while pursuing her graduate degree in counseling. She was later drawn to pursue something that combines both of her passions and strengths: helping others and business operations. From there, she worked in several facility operation roles and finally to Chief Executive Officer of McCallum Place Eating Disorder Centers in 2016. She was at the helm of McCallum Place Eating Disorder Centers for nearly seven years, while working to complete her MBA with an emphasis in Change Leadership from Webster University. In her role as Chief Executive Officer, she helped to build and guide the team to successfully grow both the main full-continuum operation in St. Louis; as well as assist in opening multiple satellite locations. Nicole operates under a servant style leadership and believes no job is too big or too small, no matter your position in a company.
AVP of Eating Disorder Admissions
Alycia Aldieri, LPC
As the AVP of Eating Disorder Admissions, Alycia works with the eating disorder clinical partnership team to provide a responsive and streamlined process for admission into treatment. Her professional experiences include working with both adults and adolescents with co-occurring disorders. Alycia’s work with eating disorders began in 2013, at Timberline Knolls where she worked as a Behavioral Health Specialist on both the adult and adolescent lodges. She continued her experience by transitioning to the Admissions Department, where she started as an Admissions Coordinator and worked her up to step-in as temporary Director of Admissions by Spring 2017. Other professional endeavors for Alycia include working as an Admissions Specialist, providing support for adults, in need of substance abuse treatment in an outpatient setting. She is a graduate of Benedictine University’s Master of Science of Clinical Psychology program. She also received her bachelor’s degree in Music Therapy from East Carolina University, where she received classical vocal and guitar training. Alycia’s therapeutic and professional approach derives from her therapeutic work, spiritual beliefs, and 12-step principles. She strongly values providing the highest level of integrity, compassion, and ethics when helping families and individuals affected by eating disorders and addiction. She believes living a life of recovery is worth the fight and holds hope that recovery is achievable to anyone willing. Alycia finds peace in being of service to others, and her goal is to ensure a smooth admission process for each client and their loved ones.
National Director of Alumni Services
Stefan leads Odyssey’s efforts in developing the alumni communities at each of their facilities. Stefan’s approach sustains treatment effectiveness by providing timely, systematic, and supportive engagement for all clients who have completed treatment. With extensive experience developing and directing robust alumni communities in the addiction and mental health fields, he focuses on engaging people within their specific recovery journeys and developing community partnerships with a belief that long-term recovery is an attainable life goal.
Alicia Winne MSW, LISW
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.
Director of Nursing
Abbey received her nursing degree from the University of Toledo in 2005 and her bachelor’s in science in 2009 from Lourdes University. She has over twenty years of experience working in the healthcare field, with four years working in nursing administration in a hospital with a large behavioral health population. Abbey is passionate about patient safety, advocacy, and providing quality nursing care. She is excited to use her nursing and leadership experience to make a positive impact in the lives of adolescents during their recovery journey.
Clinical Program Therapist
Malorie Thompson, LPC
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.
Clinical Program Therapist
Jade Branch, LPC
Jade has been working in the mental health field for three years. She received her Bachelor’s in Psychology at the University of Toledo and received her Master’s in Mental Health Counseling at the University of Akron. Although Jade she has experience providing services to both adolescents and adults, she has a passion for the adolescent population. Jade is looking forward to learning and growing at Toledo Center.
Director of Nutrition
Emily Beasecker, MFN, RDN, LD
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.
Clinical Program Therapist
Jamie Sheehan, LSW, MSW
Jamie has been working in the mental health field for five years. She received her Bachelors in Ethnic Studies from Bowling Green State University and her Master’s in Social Work from Spring Arbor University. Jamie’s experience focuses on residential settings throughout her time in the field, from women pregnant and postpartum recovering from substance use disorders to end-of-life memory care and eating disorder recovery. Jamie is passionate about learning with and from her clients and continues to grow through herself and with the center.
Tayler Bowen, BS
Natalie Olrich, RD
Natalie received her Bachelor of Science in Nutrition and Dietetics from University of Cincinnati with a focus on clinical and community nutrition, as well as health promotion and education. She believes in client-centered care and promotes an “All Foods Fit” and HAES approach to nutrition counseling and education. Natalie is passionate about helping people heal their relationship with food and exercise, to better their pursuit of goals and aspirations with a nourished body and mind. In her free time, you can find Natalie outside at a park or spending time with friends and family.
Micaela started as a Recovery Care Specialist in 2020 while working on her Bachelor’s degree from the University of Toledo. Micaela graduated in 2021 with a degree in general studies, her core studies being Women & Gender studies and Counseling. Micaela is now the Milieu Supervisor and works with the direct care staff to ensure safety and exceptional client care. She is passionate about client care during recovery and supporting the care staff. In her free time, Micaela loves reading or taking her dog for a walk in Toledo’s Metroparks.
As the Educational Specialist, Caitlin oversees the academic success of each client during their time at the Toledo Center. Caitlin graduated from Bowling Green State University with her bachelor’s degree in education and has an Ohio teaching license in Adolescent Young Adult Integrated Language Arts. She has been a classroom teacher for ten years and has taught grades 8-12 during her time inside the classroom. Caitlin is passionate about creating a respectful classroom environment where students can grow and develop into independent, critical thinkers. In her free time, Caitlin loves to read and is a busy mom of three.
Clinical Program Therapist
Alex Sanchez, MSW, LSW
Alex has three years of experience working in the mental health field. She has worked with a variety of different populations and has provided individual therapy and group therapy to adolescents and adults, primarily in the areas of substance use, abuse, and trauma. Alex received her Bachelor’s of Social Work from the University of Toledo and received her Master’s of Social Work from Cleveland State University. Alex values utilizing empathy and warmth help to create a safe, non-judgmental space where individuals seeking healing can process and grow. She enjoys the unique opportunity to work closely with our clients in an environment where everything is new, and being able to see their growth from day-to-day is what Alex loves most.
Clinical Program Therapist
Brooklyn Kuhn-Palmer, LPC (they/them)
Brooklyn Kuhn-Palmer graduated from Ohio University with a bachelor’s in psychology and a bachelor’s in sociology. They completed their master’s degree at Bowling Green State University in Clinical Mental Health Counseling. Brooklyn enjoys working in populations such as LGBTQIA+, eating disorders, crisis, and residential. Brooklyn has a partner and dog at home who mean the world to them. Brooklyn is also an avid reader, and their favorite series is Throne of Glass by Sarah J Maas.