Admissions Department

Karlee McGlone, LMFT

Director of Admissions and Outreach

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Karlee McGlone is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and the Admissions Director 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

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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

Sr. Admissions Clinician for Adult Program

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Alyssa is a Sr Admissions Clinician and Clinical Supervisor for the Adult Program. 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.