Industry-Leading Innovation

Our virtual treatment leadership team is comprised of patient-focused, compassionate and seasoned clinicians and thought leaders, all of whom have been actively developing effective programming for patients for years. As national thought leaders in telebehavioral health, they have authored numerous articles, publications and presentations nationwide. The team continuously champions our virtual treatment programs, advocating with insurance companies on our patients’ behalf.

Program & Clinical Leadership

Chief Telehealth Officer Juhie Parnami brings over 25 years of experience in healthcare strategy, operations and product development, with an intense focus on building services to help chronically ill and complex care patients. As Director of Collegiate and Telebehavioral Health Initiatives, Dr. Casey Tallent has pioneered and advocated for telehealth options in behavioral health across the nation: authoring, publishing and presenting on virtual treatment.

The VIOP care team is led by Dr. Deborah Michel, a clinical psychologist who has devoted her 30-year career to the treatment of behavioral health conditions. Dr. Michel has developed numerous clinical programs and is committed to best care practices with evidence-based treatment for patients, families and support systems.

  • Juhie Parnami
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    Juhie Parnami

    Chief Telehealth Officer
    Juhie joins ERC Pathlight as a seasoned executive with over 25 years in health care strategy, operations, and product ...
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    Casey Tallent, PhD

    Director of Collegiate and Telebehavioral Health Initiatives
    Casey N. Tallent, PhD is the Director of Collegiate & Telebehavioral Health Initiatives for ERC and Pathlight Mood and Anxiety ...
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  • Deborah M. Michel, PhD, CEDS-S, FAED
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    Deborah M. Michel, PhD, CEDS-S, FAED

    National Clinical Director of Virtual Care
    Dr. Michel is a licensed clinical psychologist with 30 years of experience in the treatment of eating disorders and related ...
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  • Brandi Stalzer, LIMHP, LPC
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    Brandi Stalzer, LIMHP, LPC

    Clinical Director of Virtual Services
    Brandi Stalzer, LIMHP, LPC is the Interim Clinical Director of Virtual Services. Her role focuses on ensuring evidenced based ...
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  • Kristie Simmons, MS, RD, CEDRD-S
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    Kristie Simmons, MS, RD, CEDRD-S

    Nutrition Manager of Virtual Services
    Kristie Simmons is the Nutrition Manager for Virtual Services at Eating Recovery Center. She started her career with ERC in ...
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For Providers

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Setting the Standard for Telebehavioral Health

Pivoting to Provide Virtual PHP and IOP to Reduce Barriers to Care During a Global Pandemic: Data-informed Lessons Learned in Collaboration and Patient Care
Presentation at the 2021 IAEDP Virtual Symposium
Tallent, C. N., O’Melia, A. M., Stalzer, B., & Simmons, K. (2021, March)

Virtual Access To Treatment in 2021
NEDACon Webinar Panelist, www.nationaleatingdisorders.org. Michel, D.M. (2021, April)

Living In A Virtual World: The Ethics of Telebehavioral Healthcare
ERC/Pathlight Behavioral Health National CE Webinar Michel, D.M., & Simmons, K. (2021, April)

Pilot Assessment of a Virtual Intensive Outpatient Program for Adults with Eating Disorders
Paper to be presented at the annual meeting of the Eating Disorders Research Society, Virtual Conference
Blalock, D. V., Le Grange, D., Johnson, C., Duffy, A., Manwaring, J., Tallent, C. N., Schneller, K., Solomon, A. M., Mehler, P. S., McClanahan, S. F., & Rienecke. R. D. (October, 2020)

Telehealth Interventions for Eating Disorders: Do They Really Work?
Webinar presentation for ANAD
Tallent, C.N. & Tregarthen, J. (2020, May)

How to Set up and Run a Virtual Eating Disorder Practice: Treating the Digital Patient During the COVID-19 Epidemic
Webinar presentation for the 2020 IAEDP webinar series
Tregarthen, J., Rogers, M., & Tallent, C. N., (2020, March)

Blalock, D. V., Le Grange, D., Johnson, C., Duffy, A., Manwaring, J., Tallent, C. N., Schneller, K., Solomon, A. M., Mehler, P. S., McClanahan, S. F., & Rienecke, R. D. (2020). Pilot assessment of a virtual intensive outpatient program for adults with eating disorders. European Eating Disorders Review. https://doi.org/10.1002/erv.2785  

Utilizing Telebehavioral Health to Meet the Clinical Demand for Services on Campus
Presentation at the 2020 Hawaii College and University Eating and Related Disorders Symposium in Honolulu, HI
Schneller, K., & Tallent, C. N., (2020, February)

Integrating Telehealth Interventions in Eating Disorder Practice: Lessons from the Virtual Wild
Presentation at the 2019 Eating Recovery Foundation Conference in Denver, CO
Tallent, C. N., Schneller, K., & Uniacke, K. (2019, October)

From Client Vacations to Natural Disasters: Ethical Provision of Telebehavioral Health Interventions
Academy For Eating Disorders, New York City, New York Michel, D.M., Broxmeyer, E., Solomon, A., & Schneller, K. (2019, March)

Integrating Telehealth Interventions in Eating Disorder Practice: Lessons from the Virtual Wild
Presentation at the 2019 IAEDP Symposium in Palm Desert, CA
Solomon, A., Tallent, C. N., Schneller, K. (2019, February)

Improving Access to Care for Eating Disorders through Telebehavioral Health: A Journey
Presentation at the 2018 Eating Recovery Foundation Conference in Denver, CO
Tallent, C.N., Schneller, K, Solomon, A, & Besett-Alesch, T. (2018, October)

Collegiate Virtual Intensive Outpatient Program: Combining evidence-based technology and intensive outpatient programming to effectively treat college students with eating disorders
Presentation at the 2017 Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Diseases Conference in Rosemont, IL
Tallent, C.N., & Schneller, K. (2017, October)

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