Molly McShane, MD, MPH is a board certified psychiatrist and currently serves as the Medical Director for Monte Nido & Affiliates. Dr. McShane practices psychotherapy and medication management for a range of psychiatric conditions including, but not limited to, depression, anxiety, trauma, ADHD, bipolar disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder, PTSD, panic attacks, substance abuse and eating disorders. She earned her bachelor’s degree in Biology from Duke University and her M.D. and Master’s in Public Health from the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine. Dr. McShane completed her psychiatry residency training at the University of Miami and Jackson Memorial Hospital, and served as Chief Resident. In addition to her work at OPC, Dr. McShane is a psychoanalyst-in-training at the Florida Psychoanalytic Institute, and has completed the Institute’s two year Psychoanalytic Psychodynamic Course.
The prestigious American College of Psychiatrists named Dr. McShane a Laughlin Fellow, which is awarded to ten psychiatry residents nationally each year for outstanding leadership and significant achievements. She was also one of five residents in the nation to be named a Ginsberg Fellow for her leadership and excellence in education. In 2011, Dr. McShane was inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honors Society. Additionally, she is on the board of the Eating Disorders Coalition and participates in their National Lobby Days in Washington, DC, advocating for insurance coverage for individuals seeking treatment for eating disorders.
Dr. Joel Jahraus is well-known and respected for his two decades of specialization in the medical management of patients with eating disorders. A board-certified physician for over 30 years, he is a recognized expert on diabetes and the medical complications of eating disorders. Dr. Jahraus came to us directly from Park Nicollet-Melrose Institute in Minneapolis, Minnesota, where he most recently served as Executive Director, with program oversight and direct management of patient care. He has been associated with the Melrose Institute (formerly the Eating Disorders Institute) since 1992. In addition to his experience with hospital-based programs, he also served as Medical Director at Remuda Treatment Centers in Phoenix, Arizona, from 2002 to 2004, where he worked with residential and outpatient levels of care.
Dr. Jahraus graduated from Washington University Medical School in St. Louis, Missouri, and has a background in family medicine. He entered an academic career as Associate Director of the University of Minnesota Family Medicine Residency Program. He then took a position as the Predoctoral Director at the University of Minnesota Medical School. During his teaching career at the University of Minnesota Medical School, Dr. Jahraus received the Distinguished Teacher of the Year Award. He co-authored a chapter on eating disorders in Textbook of Psychosomatic Medicine, published by the American Psychiatric Association, and has been featured in various national media, including two public television documentaries on eating disorders. He testified at a United States Congressional Briefing on the need for health insurance coverage for eating disorder treatment. For his outstanding contributions to the field, he received the prestigious Ellis Island Medal of Honor in 2011, and was named a Top Doctor of 2013 by U.S. News and World Report.
Having practiced in Colorado, North Dakota, and Minnesota, Joel is enjoying the warm weather here in South Florida. He has four grown children.
Special word from Dr. Jahraus…
Patients with eating disorders suffer from many medical complications of their illness. Highly competent doctors and nurse practitioners are needed to provide optimal care. I am so pleased with the quality of the medical staff at MN&A who treat an individual, not just an illness. They don’t just look at achieving standards of care but truly exceeding them each and every day for every patient. No one exceeds the quality of medical care that we deliver and you won’t find more competent or personable professionals than those I’ve personally chosen to work at MN&A.
Kristen Roscioli, RD, CSP, LDN, CNSC is a registered dietitian with 10 years of experience in the field of nutrition. After attending culinary school and working as a chef, Kristen made the decision to pursue a career in Nutrition and Dietetics to combine her love of food with the knowledge of its profound effect on health. She graduated from Drexel University and went on to do a dietetic internship with Sodexo. Throughout her nutrition career, Kristen has worked in a variety of clinical settings including a pediatric hospital and a home infusion company, as well as private nutrition counseling. Kristen’s nutrition philosophy is that every client deserves a personalized plan to fit his or her specific needs. As a former chef, she has a passion for food and helps to guide her clients toward having a healthy relationship with their bodies and the food that is needed to properly nourish them.
Kate Funk, MS, MFT is a recovered clinician who believes activating one’s soul self is essential in healing. Kate believes relationships with others and oneself is a critical pathway to recovery. She hopes to inspire clients to find self- compassion and inspiration so that they can move away from their unhealthy relationship with food and body. Kate has a Master’s Degree in family therapy from Drexel University and an undergraduate degree in Psychology from Philadelphia University. Kate continues to train all over the country in pursuit of growing knowledge in the field of eating disorders. Highlights from Kate’s career include creating and leading an outpatient eating disorder support group in southern NJ as well as serving as research coordinator at the University of the Sciences Research Program. This program has since joined the research program at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.
Sarah Lewandowski, MA, PC believes that success begins by empowering clients to enhance their healthy selves. She works from a person-centered approach that provides unconditional positive support to all clients. Sarah received her Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology from Drexel University and her Masters degree in Professional Clinical Counseling from La Salle University. Sarah worked previously at Seeds of Hope, an intensive outpatient program focusing specifically on treating and counseling clients with eating and other food-based disorders in Philadelphia. She brings her humor and passion for therapy to Monte Nido and is excited to be part of the therapeutic process for all of her clients.
Dr. Melissa McLain Coffin is a licensed psychologist and a certified eating disorder specialist with extensive experience in the treatment of anorexia, bulimia, binge eating disorder, and compulsive over-exercise. Since 2008, she worked at Oliver-Pyatt Centers in Miami as a Clinical Director of residential treatment and eventually moved into the role of Senior Director of Clinical Programming and Development, overseeing adult residential, partial and intensive outpatient programming as well as adolescent residential programs. This role expanded in 2016 as Dr. McLain Coffin became the Senior Director of East Coast Clinical Programming for Monte Nido and Affiliates. She currently oversees Monte Nido residential and day treatment programs as well as Clementine adolescent facilities on the East Coast. She also presents nationally on eating disorders at conferences like the National Eating Disorder Association, the International Association of Eating Disorder Professionals and the Multiservice Eating Disorder Association. Her daily work is dedicated to supporting the successful treatment of people working towards a full recovery.