"I loved the safe and comfortable environment. EDCD has a friendly and helpful staff that taught me to accept and learn from life's lessons. I also appreciated the patient camaraderie and processing groups."
- Former Patient
|J. Gerald Celebre, EdD, LP|
|Dr. Gerald Celebre emphasizes empowerment in therapy and the healing nature of attachment and relationships. He has more than 20 years experience in the mental health field, providing clinical services to adolescents, adults, couples and families. His interest in eating disorders began during post-graduate training in family therapy, and Dr. Celebre went on to work in both outpatient and inpatient treatment at the Renfrew Center in Philadelphia. He sub-specializes in the field of trauma, working with law enforcement to help victims of violent crimes. He completed an externship in family therapy through the Child Guidance Clinic of Philadelphia. He is also trained as a Level II EMDR clinician and in critical incident stress debriefing. Dr. Celebre holds a Master’s Degree in Clinical Psychology and a doctoral degree in Child and Adolescent Psychology from Temple University. One of his favorite sayings comes from the famous football coach, Vince Lombardi: It's not whether you get knocked down; it’s whether you get back up.|