Eating Recovery Center Alumni

“The great thing in the world is not so much where we stand, as in what direction we are moving.”

– Oliver Wendell Holmes

The Eating Recovery Center Alumni page was created to provide resources that meet the needs of our alumni at every stage of their recovery. Events and practical resources are designed to support our alumni in their recovery journey.  Please contact us with insights, feedback or ideas for alumni programming you would like to see offered. Call or email Pam Cleland, Alumni Coordinator, at 303.731.8890 or

Bi-Monthly Alumni eNewsletter “Lasting Recovery”

Our bi-monthly eNewsletter, “Lasting Recovery” is distributed to adult alumni of the Eating Recovery Center family of programs. The eNewsletter features educational articles, interviews, information on upcoming alumni events and access to relevant resources. To receive the alumni eNewlsetter, email us so we can add your email address to the distribution list.

Adult Alumni Committee

Pam Cleland, MS, LPC – Alumni Coordinator
Shannon Braasch, MA – Alumni Coordinator
Alia Green, MA, NCC – Alumni Coordinator
Ellie Herman, MA, LPC, NCC – Alumni Coordinator
Sarah Gilstrap – Professional and Consumer Resources Director
Heidi Farmer – Professional and Consumer Resources Coordinator
Bonnie Brennan, MA, LPC, CEDS – Clinical Director of Adult Partial Hospitalization Program
Cindy Pikus, PhD – Clinical Director of Adult IP/RES Services

Alumni News & Announcements

Update from the Kansas City NEDA Walk, Held on June 13th


Eating Recovery Center participated in the Kansas City NEDA Walk on Saturday, June 13, 2015! The rain didn’t stop the more than 300 participants who gathered together at the Berkley Riverfront Park for this annual event, and celebrated the $28,771 raised for the National Eating Disorder Association. Eating Recovery Center’s “Team Lasting Recovery” team members [...]...

Alumni: Check Out the Agenda for our Upcoming Alumni Retreat on July 10th and 11th


Eating Recovery Center’s 5th Annual Alumni Retreat is coming up Friday, July 10th  and Saturday July 11th at Hudson Gardens in Littleton, CO. All Adult alumni of Eating Recovery Center and Partner Programs are welcome to attend. Read the full agenda below and register today.   Friday, July 10th 7:45-8:15am: Shuttle from Hampton Inn & [...]...

Join “Team Lasting Recovery” for the June 13th Kansas City NEDA Walk


Eating Recovery Center is excited to support the National Eating Disorders Association (NEDA) by sponsoring the annual Kansas City NEDA Walk, being held at the Berkley Riverfront Park on Saturday, June 13th. NEDA Walks raise awareness of eating disorders and the need for early intervention and effective treatment, as well as raise money to support [...]...


Eating Disorder Facts

This informational flyer outlines need-to-know facts about eating disorders, including the prevalence of the illnesses, common types of eating disorders, medical complications of eating disorders and eating disorder recovery.


“I was so impressed with Eating Recovery Center and my daughter’s team there. The communication was amazing; we love each and every one of her treatment team members. I was so impressed with the parent education, it has been very helpful. We had full confidence in Eating Recovery Center and I am thankful that we [...]

-Shelley C., parent of patient