Jen Freilino, LPC, is an eating disorder psychotherapist at Arkansas Children’s Hospital. Jen holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Hendrix College (class of 2006) and a Master of Science degree from University of Central Arkansas (class of 2008). After providing a few years of psychotherapy in Russellville, she moved to Little Rock to further specialize in eating disorder treatment. She became part of the only multidisciplinary treatment team in the state that treats adolescent eating disorders. She and her team currently serve adolescents, ages 10-21, struggling with anorexia, bulimia, and/or associated symptomology. She has received intensive training in family-based treatment (i.e., the Maudsley method) for anorexia nervosa in adolescents by the Institute for Child and Adolescent Eating disorders. She has also received specific training in mindfulness-based therapies and interventions (i.e., DBT, ACT, and MBSR), which serve as additional resources in the treatment of eating disorders. She is a member of the international Academy for Eating disorders.
Kathryn McMillian, MSS, LCSW is a therapist with over 10 years of experience, who started private practice in 2014 at the Kavanaugh Clinic in Hillcrest. She received her Masters in Social Services from the Bryn Mawr School of Social Work and Social Research in Pennsylvania in 2005. She moved back to her hometown of Little Rock to work in the Department of Psychiatry at the PRI at UAMS for 8 years. She worked for 4 years with the 18 and over population with Eating Disorders as the coordinator for the Eating Disorder Program at UAMS. She also specializes in working with young adults age 14-24, utilizing several evidence-based therapies including cognitive behavioral therapy for anxiety disorder, depressive disorder, obsessive compulsive disorder, and parent led behavioral techniques.
Dori Haddock, Treasurer/Secretary
Dori Haddock is the Regional Director for Bradford Health Services in Little Rock, AR where she has been since December 2014. Bradford Health Services has been treating alcoholism and drug addiction for more than 30 years. They have three residential treatment programs in Alabama and 23 Intensive Outpatients across five states. Dori started the Intensive Outpatient program in Little Rock. Bradford Health Services offers a well-designed continuum of care approach to treating adults with alcohol and drug dependency. Prior to joining Bradford Health Services she has been a therapist, a clinical director, as well as an Administrator. Dori is originally from Albuquerque, New Mexico. She went to Connors State College in Warner, OK on a fast pitch softball scholarship. She graduated with her BSW from University of Mississippi and obtained her Masters in Social Work from the University of Tennessee in 2000. During her time as a therapist she has worked with all populations ranging from young children, adolescents, adults, and eventually found her love in treating substance abuse patients. “Throughout all of my therapeutic experiences in the field, the one common denominator has been substance abuse. I have a passion for seeing these families and our patients get well and live a sober and fulfilling life.” She is also on the Board of Directors for the Eating Disorder Coalition of Arkansas and was elected to Board of Directors for The Wolfe Street Foundation starting in 2018.
Dori lives in Little Rock, AR with her husband of 17 years, her two daughters, ages 12 and 9 along with their two dogs Tink and Shelby. As a family they enjoy spending time camping, being outdoors, reading and spending time with family and friends.
Kristin Agar, Board of Directors
Kristin Agar, LCSW is an interventionist and therapist in Little Rock, Arkansas. She is a Certified Intervention Professional, trained in both invitational and non-invitational models, and is a member of the Network of Independent Interventionists. Intervention services provided by Kristin are: consultation, intervention, continuing care for the family, and clinical transport. Her treatment services include therapy in the following areas: eating disorders, alcohol, drug addiction, and illness, grief and loss. She is a member of NASW, IAEDP,
NEDA, and is a founding board member of Eating Disorder Coalition of Arkansas. Kristin completed her MSW in Clinical Social Work in 1978 and accepted a position on the Leukemia Service at MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, TX. There, she provided therapy for leukemia and bone marrow transplant patients and families, and co-authored Living with Leukemia: A Guide for Patients and Families. Upon return to Arkansas in 1980, Ms. Agar was Director of Counseling Services at Central Arkansas Radiation Therapy Institute until 1989 when she joined the multidisciplinary team of the Oncology/Bone Marrow Transplant unit at Arkansas Children’s Hospital providing social work services to patients and families until she opened her private practice in 1992.
Outside of work, she enjoys gardening, the SL Cardinals and senior Dachshund rescue OR rescuing senior Dachshunds in need of a final forever home)
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Ann Brown, LCSW has expertise in the behavioral health treatment of children, adolescent, young adult and family issues. She has 20 years of experience with clinical practice relating to addiction, mood disorders, eating disorders, behavioral disorders, and parent training.
Ann also is skilled in addressing problems that may be a result of trauma in a client or family’s life. She focuses on strengths of a client and/or family system and uses evidence based practice techniques that are most appropriate for each client’s situation.
Ann often focuses on family and support systems when helping her clients. She believes in building positive therapeutic relationships in helping her clients facilitate change. Ann is a Licensed Certified Social Worker with many years of direct clinical experience. She attended the University of Arkansas at Little Rock where she earned her Masters of Social Work. She lives in Little Rock with her husband and four daughters.
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Peggy Cosgrove, RD LD is a dietitian specializing in Eating Disorder treatment, Medical Nutrition Therapy, Weight Management, and Behavioral Modification. Her work includes nutritional counseling and meal planning among other nutritional assessment activities. She graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Food, Human Nutrition, and Hospitality with a focus in Dietetics and a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology at the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville. She went on to complete her Dietetic Internship at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences and Central Arkansas Veterans Health System program. Peggy then moved to New York where she worked as an in-patient Eating Disorder Dietitian for New York Presbyterian and opened a private practice. She soon returned home to complete her Masters of Science in Family and Consumer Sciences with emphasis in Nutrition at the University of Central Arkansas while working in acute care. Peggy enjoys being involved in many community activities including the Little Rock Marathon, weekly painting classes, and the Little Rock Kickball Association.
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Skip Hoggard, LPE-I, has worked as a therapist for the Adolescent Medicine division of Arkansas Children’s Hospital since 1999. He obtained his B.A. from Hendrix College in Theater Arts and his M.S. in Counseling Psychology from University of Central Arkansas. He has worked with adolescents with eating disorders for almost twenty years in a multidisciplinary outpatient treatment program at ACH. He also specializes in trauma treatment with children and adolescents and their families. In addition to individual and family therapy with eating disorder patients, he currently enjoys facilitating a parent/family support group for adolescent patients.
Brittany Smith, Board of Directors
Brittany Smith, LCSW, is a therapist in private practice in Little Rock. She received her Bachelor’s degree in psychology from the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville and her Master’s in social work from UALR. She specializes in eating disorders and anxiety and is especially interested in the overlap of the healing arts and medicine.