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Twin Lakes | VA

Clementine Twin Lakes, located in Clifton, VA, is a unique residential treatment program exclusively for adolescent girls, between the ages of 11 to 17, seeking treatment for Anorexia Nervosa, Bulimia Nervosa, Binge Eating Disorder or Exercise Addiction. Clementine Twin Lakes, similar to our other Clementine programs, provides the highest level of medical and psychiatric care outside of a hospital. Treatment is integrated with personalized clinical and nutritional care and comprehensive academic and family support.

At Clementine, our goal is to help make treatment accessible and we are committed to working with families to access carePlease visit our Financial Considerations page for more information.

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A LETTER FROM CLEMENTINE TWIN LAKE’S CLINICAL DIRECTOR:

The decision to change your life for the better can be incredibly scary, especially as an adolescent. The team at Clementine Twin Lakes is here to support you every step of the way on your journey toward recovery. We know there will be challenges you and your family will face during your time with us and we, together, will face these challenges. You are not alone. As Clinical Director of Clementine Twin Lakes, I am honored to support you during this dark and uncomfortable time. At Twin Lakes, we nurture a judgement-free and supportive environment for each and every individual that walks through our doors. Not only will you work to navigate struggles related to your eating disorder, you will create a new relationship with yourself and transform your life for the better. 

Elissa Chakoff

LMFT | Clinical Director

Medical, psychiatric, clinical, & nutritional care

  • 24-hour on-site medical oversight and nursing care
  • Complete medical history and physical exam upon admission
  • Weekly medical monitoring (more frequently when indicated)
  • Medical and nutritional restoration and stability
  • 24-hour access to psychiatrists
  • Medical education for adolescents and families
  • Management of prescription and non-prescription medications
  • Family involvement and empowerment: Close communication and direct access to treatment team | Weekly family therapy (on-site or remote) | Weekly multi-family group (on-site) | Individualized exposure opportunities to practice meals and support the reintegration of the adolescent into family mealtimes after discharge
  • High frequency of individual sessions
  • Daily group therapies
  • Mindful reintroduction of movement and exercise
  • Thoughtfully implemented meal plans
  • Mindful eating to help develop a balanced and sustainable relationship with food
  • Weekly nutrition and cooking groups

Learn More About Our Program

Our Staff

Joel Jahraus, MD, FAED, CEDS

Joel Jahraus, MD, FAED, CEDS

Chief Medical Officer

Molly McShane, MD, MPH, CEDS

Molly McShane, MD, MPH, CEDS

Medical Director

Amanda Mellowspring, MS, RD/N, CEDRD-S

Amanda Mellowspring, MS, RD/N, CEDRD-S

Director of Nutrition Services

Elizabeth Weaver, MD

Elizabeth Weaver, MD

Medical Doctor

Lynne Gaby, MD

Lynne Gaby, MD

Psychiatrist

Tricia O'Grady

Tricia O'Grady

Nurse Manager

Shinette Amoh, LPN

Shinette Amoh, LPN

Assistant Nurse Manager

Valecia Washington, RN

Valecia Washington, RN

Registered Nurse

Shelby Santin, RD

Shelby Santin, RD

Registered Dietitian

Kaitlyn Zupka

Kaitlyn Zupka

Primary Therapist

Amy Coleman

Amy Coleman

Teacher

Matthew Wetklow

Matthew Wetklow

Chef

Location & Contact

Clementine Twin Lakes is located in a beautiful residential neighborhood in Clifton, VA.

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Find out more about our unique approach to eating disorder treatment and recovery.

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