Amanda Pashelinsky, LMHC, is a licensed psychotherapist and certified Family-Based Treatment Practitioner. Amanda joins the practice to expand the reach of our adolescent eating disorder service. Amanda began her career at the Renfrew Center in Connecticut, where she provided individual, group, and family therapy to both adolescents and adults. Amanda’s commitment to helping those struggling with eating disorders continued as she served on the board of directors of the non-profit organization Reaching Out Against Eating Disorders. Her work at Reaching Out Against Eating Disorders included co-facilitating support groups for women in recovery.
Amanda spent the past several years successfully treating many children, adolescents, and their families at Overlook Hospital’s Eating Disorders Program in New Jersey. At Overlook, Amanda worked closely with adolescent medicine specialists in order to provide the most effective Family-Based treatment at both the partial hospitalization and outpatient levels of care. Amanda has seen firsthand the important roles families play in the early detection and treatment of eating disorders in younger children and adolescents and is passionate about empowering parents to take an active role in their child’s recovery process
Amanda holds a Master’s Degree in Mental Health Counseling from Fordham University and a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Pennsylvania.