Dr. Mel McGraw Joins Eating Recovery Center, California

Experienced board-certified psychiatrist brings more than 25 years’ experience to Northern California-based eating disorder treatment center.

Eating Recovery Center, California (ERC, Californica), a trusted provider of comprehensive treatment for eating disorders, announced today the addition of Dr. Mel McGraw to its clinical leadership team. Dr. McGraw has been working at ERC’s headquarters in Denver, CO as an Attending Psychiatrist treating patients at the inpatient, residential, and partial hospitalization levels of care. He now offers his expertise to ERC, California. Mel McGraw, M.D. brings more than 25 years’ experience in the field of medicine to his role as Attending Psychiatrist at ERC, California. Dr. McGraw had his own private practice in Northern California from 1992-2014, where he focused on co-occurring psychiatric disorders and chemical dependency while integrating pharmacotherapy and psychotherapy. Prior to that, he had various roles at hospitals and other treatment centers throughout the years, including the Center for Recovery and New Beginnings Chemical Dependency Program. In addition to treating co-occurring substance dependence disorders and psychiatric disorders, he also saw cases involving post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and sexual abuse. He served as a consultant to the Boulder County Department of Social Services, Sexual Abuse Team, as well as to the County Court System of Colorado. He has also given presentations and authored various articles on this topic, as well as the topic of sports psychiatry. As Dr. McGraw joins the ERC, California team, Dr. Anna Vinter will step down from her role as Medical Director and Adult Psychiatrist. For more than four years, she has contributed immensely to the quality of care, as well as the psychiatric and medical expertise at ERC, California. “We are pleased to welcome Dr. McGraw to our team after working at another ERC center,” says Ambrozino Storr, President of ERCCA. “With his years of experience and extensive background, Dr. McGraw understands the importance of treating eating disorders, along with co-occurring medical symptoms. This approach helps our patients receive the best medical care and set them on their path to recovery.” For additional information about ERC, California, call (916) 794-4007 or email

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