Our Staff
Sherman Oaks, California



Lois Leder, LCSW, Administrative Director
Lois Leder is a licensed clinical social worker who specializes in addictions counseling. She has more than 25 years' experience in mental health. She is the administrative director of Center For Recovery in Colorado and New Directions Eating Disorders Center in California.

Brooke Hailey, Ph.D., Clinical Director
Brooke Hailey is a licensed marriage and family therapist who specializes in the treatment of eating disorders. She is the clinical director for New Directions Eating Disorders Center and facilitates all assessments for the Sherman Oaks location. Brooke also has a private practice in Sherman Oaks.

Kristy Morrell, Registered Dietician
Kristy Morrell is a registered dietitian who specializes in the treatment of eating disorders. Recovered from an eating disorder, she understands the importance of establishing a new relationship with food and she is dedicated to helping you free yourself from obsessing about diet and weight. She wants to support you in bringing food back into your life in a healthy way.

M.D. Consultant

Steven Schenkel, M.D. Psychiatrist, specializes in eating disorders and is a medical consultant to New Directions.

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