Our Team

Eating Recovery Center, Dallas’s eating disorder treatment facility has been developed and is overseen by a compassionate team of experts across many behavioral health disciplines. Eating Recovery Center, Dallas’s clinical and medical leadership team is comprised of multidisciplinary experts with decades of specific experience in the treatment of eating disorders. These experts work closely with medical and clinical leadership at Eating Recovery Center in Denver, Colorado. Our eating disorder treatment program was created and is overseen by internationally recognized eating disorders treatment experts. Together, these five experts have over 156 years of collective experience in the treatment of these complex illnesses.

 

Stephanie Setliff, MD, CEDS-S
Regional Medical Director

Dr. Stephanie Setliff is a child, adolescent and adult psychiatrist living in Dallas, Texas. She is certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology and has specialized in the treatment of eating disorders for over 20 years. After developing and directing the eating disorders program at Children’s Health, she joined Eating Recovery Center in January 2014 to develop and open Eating Recovery Center in Dallas. She opened ERC Dallas in July 2014 with an intensive, eleven hour a day, seven days a week, Partial Hospitalization Program and a three hour a day, three days a week, Intensive Outpatient Program for the treatment of adults and adolescents, men and women, boys and girls who suffer from eating disorders. In a short time, it was expanded to be a fully vertically integrated treatment program, offering inpatient and residential care as well.
 
Dr. Setliff received her medical degree from Creighton University in Omaha, Nebraska. She completed her adult psychiatry residency in Dallas, Texas, and did advanced training in a child and adolescent fellowship at UT Southwestern Medical Center. She served as Chief Resident of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry while in her child fellowship. From 2000-November 2013, she was an Assistant Professor at University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center and the Medical Director of the Center for Pediatric Eating Disorders at Children’s Medical Center. She also was the medical director for inpatient pediatric psychiatry for a period of time from 2000 through November 2011. She was involved in collaborations with UT and Children’s to increase research on eating disorders at the University.
 
Dr. Setliff speaks frequently at various eating disorder education, prevention, and treatment programs in an effort to increase awareness about the growing epidemic of eating disorders. She has been interviewed on many local and national news and media outlets and has become a strong voice for eating disorder awareness to the North Texas community. Additionally, for 16 years, Dr. Setliff has served on the Board of Directors of The Elisa Project. She was their 2012 Star of Hope recipient, was the Board Chairman from 2015-2017 and is their current Vice President of Programming. She currently serves on the board of Dallas Child and Family Guidance and the Embody
 

Tyler Wooten, MD
Medical Director

Dr. Tyler A. Wooten is a child, adolescent, and adult psychiatrist who is certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology and has been a practicing psychiatrist and psychotherapist for over 20 years. He entered medical school in 1995 with the sole intention of becoming a pediatric psychiatrist. Dr. Wooten began college at Southern Methodist University on a fine arts scholarship in the Meadows School.
His path towards understanding and meaning ultimately led him to be interested in the study of psychotherapy. He entered medical school at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, in his hometown of Little Rock, and after graduation began his medical internship at the University of Virginia.
He completed his general adult residency at UT Southwestern Medical Center and went on to advance training in a pediatric psychiatry fellowship at Children’s Medical Center.  Dr. Wooten left his private practice at Uptown Analytic Practices in January 2016 and became the Medical Director of Eating Recovery Center, Dallas. He feels he has been most inspired as a clinician by eating disorders, drug and alcohol addictions, and his past work in the juvenile detention system.
 

Ramona Weatherford, LCSW, CEDS-S
Regional Managing Director of Operations – TX

Ramona Weatherford holds a master’s Degree in Social Work from Louisiana State University and has over 30 years of clinical experience. In the last 15 years of her career, Ramona has focused on the management and operations side of clinical practices. Prior to joining Eating Recovery Center, Dallas, Ramona spent 14 years managing the eating disorder unit at Children’s Medical Center in Dallas. Ramona joined Eating Recovery Center in May 2014 and was instrumental in the opening of Eating Recovery Center, Dallas in July 2014. She currently is responsible for management and operations of all Texas ERC/Insight locations-Austin, Round Rock, San Antonio, Houston, the Woodlands Fort Worth and Dallas.

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