Karlee McGlone, LMFT
Sr. Manager of Admissions and Outreach
Karlee McGlone is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and the Admissions Manager at the UC San Diego Eating Disorders Center. With expertise in Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) and Motivational Interviewing (MI), Karlee works closely with patients, families, and outpatient teams to work through the treatment-ambivalence inherent in eating disorders. She is a passionate advocate, helping everyone to have access to the evidence-based care they need and deserve. Karlee graduated from Point Loma Nazarene University with a B.A. in Psychology and earned her M.A. in Clinical Psychology from Azusa Pacific University. She has clinical experience treating eating disorders in residential, partial hospitalization, intensive outpatient and private practice settings. Karlee is an active member of the International Association of Eating Disorder Professionals (iaedp) and the outgoing Membership Chair for the San Diego chapter.
Andi Drouin, LPCC
Sr. Admissions Clinician for Pediatric and Adolescent Programs
Andi is an admission clinician at the UC San Diego Eating Disorder Center. She graduated with her BA in Psychology from Arizona State University and went on to obtain her MA in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from the University of San Diego. During her graduate studies she was awarded the Dean Merit Scholarship wherein her interests centered upon integration of positive psychology, strengths based clinical intervention, and trauma informed care. She previously interned at Center for Community Solutions of San Diego wherein she provided individual, couple, group and family therapy to survivors of sexual trauma and intimate partner violence. Her present clinical interests and specialized training include evidence-based trauma treatment, risk and trauma assessment, as well as the neurobiological underpinnings of eating disorders as it relates to treatment, assessment and research.
Alyssa Kauffman, LPCC
Admissions Clinician for Adult Program
Alyssa is an Admissions Clinician at the UCSD Eating Disorder Center. Alyssa graduated with her B.A. in Psychology from San Francisco State University and she earned her M.A. in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from the University of San Diego. During her undergraduate studies, Alyssa worked at a residential facility in San Francisco for children with emotional and behavioral challenges. During her graduate studies, she completed her internship at New Vistas Crisis Center, a psychiatric crisis center for adults in downtown San Diego where she provided individual and group therapy, crisis intervention and case management services. Alyssa now works with our adult patients as they seek treatment for their eating disorders. She is well versed in Motivational Interviewing (MI) and Dialectic Behavioral Therapy (DBT) and utilizes her skills when working with patients at the onset on treatment. Alyssa completes phone screenings, collaborates with outpatient providers and assesses patients prior to admitting to UC San Diego Eating Disorders Center. Alyssa is passionate about connecting people with treatment and being a part of their change.
Jules Adams, MA, APCC
Associate Admissions Clinician
Jules is an Associate Admissions Clinician at the UC San Diego Health Eating Disorder Center. Jules graduated with her B.A. in Psychology, with a minor in History, from High Point University and obtained her M.A. in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from the University of San Diego. During undergrad, Jules interned at ABC of NC Child Development Center, a therapeutic and educational provider for children with Autism Spectrum Disorder and their families, as a teacher assistant. During her graduate studies, Jules completed her clinical internship at Veterans Village of San Diego, a residential rehabilitation center for homeless Veterans with substance abuse disorders. While there, Jules started, implemented and led a DBT Skills Group for residents, conducted individual and group therapy and provided crisis management at the VVSD’s Temporary Bridge Shelter. Prior to joining the Admissions Team, Jules worked at the VA San Diego Healthcare System as a Project Coordinator in a research lab examining Cognitive Rehabilitation and Exposure Sorting Training for Veterans with Hoarding Disorder. Outside of work, you can find Jules trying to keep her succulents alive, napping with her cats Gus and Frankie, and jamming out to Backstreet Boys.
Maryanne Tyler, ASW
Associate Admissions Clinician
Maryanne is an Associate Admissions Clinician at the UC San Diego Eating Disorder Center. Maryanne graduated with her B.S. in Nutrition and her M.A. in Social Work from Arizona State University. During her undergraduate program, Maryanne worked as a Unit Director for Boys and Girls Club of America, where she created a nutrition-based curriculum for elementary-age students, and advocated for access to nutrition resources for underserved populations. During her graduate program, Maryanne interned at Generate Hope and North County Lifeline's Project LIFE, two nonprofit organizations providing therapeutic services to survivors of sex-trafficking. Prior to joining the Admissions Team, Maryanne worked in addiction recovery, utilizing skills in CBT, DBT, and trauma-informed care to provide individual and group therapy to individuals battling substance use and co-occurring mental health disorders. Maryanne holds a strong belief in the resilience of the human spirit, and is passionate about connecting people with treatment resources.