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Rosewood Centers for Eating Disorders is staffed by a multi-disciplinary team of leaders in the field of eating disorders Rosewood Centers is an exceptional company in part because we employ the industry's best and brightest talent. Our employees are empowered to make their fullest contributions to our eating disorder treatment programs, and find joy and satisfaction in their work.
Michelle Klinedinst, MS, CEDS
Chief Operating Officer & Executive Vice President
Michelle Klinedinst has devoted her career to helping individuals overcome their eating disorders, addictions and self-destructive behaviors to live healthier, happier lives. With more than 30 years of administrative and clinical experience specializing in eating disorders treatment, addictions and mental health issues, she offers a wide range of experience and understanding in her role as Chief Operating Officer & Executive Vice President overseeing and directing staff, facility and patient care. Prior to leading the Rosewood team since 2002, Michelle was Executive Director for Eric Clapton’s Crossroads Center in Antigua, West Indies, where she designed and implemented all treatment programs. Michelle holds a Master of Science in Counseling Psychology, and has earned a postgraduate Certification in Addiction Studies from Chestnut Hill College Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She has been a Certified Addictions Counselor since 1984 and a Certified Eating Disorders Specialist since 1996. Michelle was trained in Psychodrama at the Moreno Academy of Psychodrama in Beacon, New York and Horsham Hospital in Ambler, Pennsylvania.
She is also the President of The Palm Beach Institute, Rosewood's sister chemical dependency treatment center in West Palm Beach Florida, overseeing operations and clinical programming. In addition, she is President of Rosewood's California-based Partial Hospitalization and Intensive Outpatient Programs, A New Journey Eating Disorder Center.
Steven J. Karp, DO, FACN
Chief Medical Officer
Steven J Karp is the Chief Medical Officer of Rosewood Centers for Eating Disorders. Triple Board certified in Adult, Addiction and Geriatric psychiatry, Dr Karp brings twenty years experience treating psychiatric and addictive disorders to the eating disorder field. Dr Karp was Medical Director for the Office of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania where his influential project discontinued the use of physical restraints as it determined restraints could replicate previous trauma, which would impede recovery. Dr Karp graduated from the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine and completed residency at Norristown State Hospital, Norristown, Pennsylvania. Dr Karp combines his psychiatric skills, psychoanalytic knowledge, and motivational interviewing to support people towards lasting change. As an expert in the treatment of eating disorders, Dr Karp speaks regularly at national and regional conferences.
Lee R Neagle, MA
Executive Operations Manager
As the Executive Operations Manager, Lee manages the day-to-day activities of the staff and residents at all levels of care. Lee obtained his Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Lakeland College and his Master of Arts in Clinical Psychology from Cardinal Stritch University. Prior to joining the Rosewood team Lee worked and trained at Rogers Memorial hospital in Oconomowoc, Wisconsin where he developed his passion for treating eating disorder clients. In college, he was a member of the Psi Chi national honor society and his thesis “Stress and its effect on meal consumption and composition: a naturalistic study” was accepted with distinction from Cardinal Strict University. He has also been published in Best practices in Mental Health on the topic "Is Residential Care an Effective Approach to Treat Adolescents with Co-occurring Substance Abuse and Mental Health Diagnoses?"
Steven Dulla, MD
Dr. Dulla has been recognized as a “Top Doc” in Phoenix Magazine several times in addition to being chosen as “Best Doctors in America.” In 2009 he was awarded the Gratitude Lifetime Achievement Recognitions Award by Sierra Tucson.Dr. Dulla is board certified in psychiatry and certified by Examination in Addiction Medicine. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy from Drake University College of Pharmacy. After working the field of pharmacy Dr. Dulla decided to return to Medical school, he attended Universidad Central Del Este in the Dominican Republic. He completed his residency at Maricopa Medical Center in Phoenix and had a private practice in Chandler, AZ for over 20 years.Dr. Dulla grew up in Riverside, IL and on the times that he isn’t spending his free time with his wife, children and grandchildren, he enjoys showing his support to the Chicago Cubs and to college basketball.
Daniella Reid, MD
Medical Director of Adolescent Services
Prior to joining Rosewood, Dr. Reid worked at the Gatehouse Academy, a dual diagnosis residential treatment program for adolescents as the chief psychiatrist and has served as a staff psychiatrist with St. Luke’s Behavioral Health Center and Arizona State Hospital. Additionally, Dr. Reid held a private practice in Illinois for more than 13 years and served as director of admissions at a major psychiatric center on the south side of Chicago before moving to Arizona. She earned her medical degree from Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine and completed her residency at Loyola University in Maywood, Illinois. She is licensed to practice medicine in the state of Arizona and a member of the American Psychiatric Association.
Diane Juillard, DO
Primary Care Physician
Diane Juillard comes to Rosewood with 20 years of experience as a physician. She is currently Director of the Physical Therapy Department at Wickenburg Regional Medical Center where she also worked for over 16 years in the Emergency Department, and over 10 years treating eating disorders. Dr. Juillard developed an interest in eating disorders as a result of seeing patients in her 20 year private practice struggling with the disease. Dr. Juillard is on staff at Midwestern University in Glendale, Arizona. Dr. Juillard graduated from Ohio State University with a B.A. in Biochemistry. She earned her M.A. in Chemistry from Arizona State University and graduated from the medical school at Western University of Health in Pomona, California. She is a board certified D.O. in Family Practice and has certifications in ACLS and PALS.
Megan Kniskern, MS, RD
Executive Clinical Nutrition Director
Megan is the Executive Nutrition Services Director at Rosewood Centers for Eating Disorders. She brings ten years of experience working with wellness programs and eating disorders in men, women and adolescents. Megan is also passionate about cooking and finding new ways to create a positive relationship with food. Believing that the mind body connection is an important part of the treatment and recovery journey, Megan has been a certified yoga instructor for seven years, who combines mindfulness practices and meditation techniques with traditional nutritional models. Megan has taught at the university level and is a popular guest speaker around the country.
Angela Hall, RN
Director of Nursing
As Director of Nursing, Angela manages the day-to-day operation of the Nursing professionals and behavioral health technicians for Rosewoods Inpatient and Partial Hospitalization programs. Prior to joining Rosewood, Angela was a crew leader for the Seabees, a construction battalion special warfare unit in the U.S. Navy, and credits her strong leadership style and work ethic to what she learned during her many years of active military duty. Angela believes in being a hands-on administrator who fosters a team concept by maintaining an open door policy that encourages communication with all staff. She is actively developing a team of skilled, caring nursing professionals and behavioral health technicians to support the mission of Rosewood. When not at work, Angela enjoys many of the outdoor activities Arizona has to offer!
Hunter Taylor, MS, LCP
Clinical Director, Adult Services
Hunter Taylor, MS, LCP is the Clinical Director of Rosewood's adult services. Hunter brings 36 years of experience working in eating disorders, addictions, psycho-education and mental health management to Rosewood. Believing the modality of psychodrama is an important component of recovery, Hunter regularly conducts and attends professional trainings, as well as, conducts workshops for ONSITE in Tennessee. Hunter holds a Master’s of Science degree in Counseling Psychology from Fort Hays State University, in Fort Hayes, Kansas.
Dena Cabrera, Psy.D, CEDS
Clinical Director, Adolescent Services
Dr. Dena Cabrera is the clinical director of adolescent services where she manages the day to day activities of our residents and staff. She also speaks regularly on behalf of Rosewood on eating disorder prevention and treatment at the national and international level. Prior to joining Rosewood, she worked at Remuda Ranch and served in roles that included Clinical Specialist, Staff Psychologist, Director of Educational Outreach and member of the National Speaker’s Bureau.
Dr. Cabrera has a diverse clinical background involving individual, family and group therapy with both medical and psychiatric populations. She has particular professional interests and specialized training in neuropsychological and psychological assessment, Dialectical Behavior Therapy, as well as the cognitive-behavioral treatment of patients with neuro-developmental disorders, behavioral problems, depression, anxiety and eating disorders.
Dr. Cabrera received a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from the University of California, Los Angeles, and both a M.A. in Clinical Psychology and a Psy.D. Degree in Clinical Psychology from California School of Professional Psychology, Los Angeles. She is a member of the American Psychological Association, the Academy of Eating Disorders and the International Association of Eating Disorder Professionals.
Michael Klinkner, LCSW
Clinical Director, Outpatient Services
Michael Klinkner is Clinical Director of the Tempe IOP. He has his Master of Social Work from West Virginia University and earned his LCSW in 2004. He has worked with youth and adults in a variety of in-patient and out-patient settings for 13 years. He has also held his own private practice working with youth with trauma issues. During his career he has worked with both males and females with a variety of issues, including eating disorders, sex trafficking, trauma, drug and alcohol addiction and sexual offending. Michael is also an adjunct professor at Arizona State University, teaching graduate level classes to Master of Social Work students. He has presented at over a dozen national and international conferences on a variety of topics.
MaryLou Greene, RN
QA and Compliance Director
Mary Lou has worked as a Registered Nurse at Rosewood since 2004, first as a Charge Nurse in direct patient care and currently as QA and Compliance Director.
With expertise gained over 30 years in the nursing profession, Mary Lou has been able to develop, train and supervise a team of Registered Nurses and Nurse Technicians who provide expert care to Rosewood's residents, during her leadership as Director of Nursing. With an emphasis on professionalism, quality of care, and compassion, Mary Lou continues to promote professional development within the staff and to maintain the highest standards of professionalism throughout Rosewood in her current role.
Director of Intake, Admissions and UR
As Director of Intake, Admissions and UR, Ethan manages the day-to-day operation of the on-site Intake, Admissions and UR department at Rosewood. He plays an integral role in performing pre-admission assessments and evaluations and works with potential residents to determine the appropriate level of care. As part of the Rosewood team since 2004, Ethan strives to provide residents and families in need a stead fast, honest person to rely on for support in the road to recovery and healing from eating disorders. Prior to joining Rosewood’s team, he worked at Merv Griffin’s Child Help USA Facility. He is currently studying to become a Registered Nurse.
Director of Human Resources
Hans Wilkes has been Director of Human Resource for Rosewood Centers for Eating Disorders since 2008. Hans brings twenty years of experience managing companies including operations, quality control, and personnel departments. Hans’ leadership abilities and dedication to employee development allows him to be an integral part of Rosewood’s remarkable expansion. Hans supports the staff through implementing policy and procedure, building employee morale and strategizing with management teams to help create the dynamic work environment found at Rosewood. Having close ties to Wickenburg for the majority of his life, Hans enjoys a loving family that includes his wife, three boys and two daughters.
Billie Church, MC, LPC
As the Family Therapist, Billie facilitates the Family Week Program for the adult and adolescent patients of Rosewood. Billie is responsible for implementing the intensive five day family program, which includes educational lectures as well as intensive communication exercises. Billie believes that family involvement is key to the healing and recovery process for our patients. Billie joined Rosewood with over nineteen years experience working with individuals, families, children/adolescents, and adults.