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Regional/National Resources for Eating Disorders

Amy’s Gift is an eating disorders consortium that provides resources and support to health care professionals, educators and families alike on the subject of eating disorders.

Our mission is to be guided by the Amy Helpenstell Foundation’s message of help, hope and healing by promoting awareness, understanding, diagnosis and treatment for eating disorders in our community. For more information, please visit us online at or email us at

Quad Cities Eating Disorders Support Group

Held in-person at Trinity Enrichment Center
Location: 4622 Progress Drive, Davenport, IA 52807
Time: Wednesdays from 6-7 p.m.

Please call ahead to inform the facilitator of your attendance at (563) 742-5800.

Betsy Zmuda-Swanson, LCSW

1800 3rd Avenue, Rock Island, IL 61201
Phone: (309) 786-3006     


Website: Quad Cities Therapist Betsy Zmuda-Swanson (

Kathleen O'Connor, LCPC, LMHC, CEDS

Ailm Therapy (Telehealth Only)

Phone: (708) 580-6818




Gabriella Sloan, MA, NCC

Quad City Behavioral Health Associates

4709 44th St. Ste 5, Rock Island, IL 61201 

Phone: (309) 558-0258


Josie Bahen, LCPC, LMHC

UnityPoint Health – Robert Young Center

4600 3rd Street, Moline, IL 61265

Phone: (309) 779-2031

Diane M Hudson, LMHC, NCC

New Moon Wellness QC, LLC 

Phone: (563) 484-0266


Client Portal:

Sharon C. Lash, PsyD 

Southpark Psychology

2100 52nd Avenue, Moline, IL 

Phone: (309) 797-2900 

Tara Smith-Prybil, LCPC

Southpark Psychology

2100 52nd Avenue, Moline, IL

Phone: (309) 797-2900

Brandi Stalzer, LIMHP, LPCC

Stalzer Counseling & Consulting (Telehealth Only)

Phone: (720) 608-3555


Kim Tallon, LISW, LCSW, CEDS

Prairie Wellness (Telehealth Available)

3209 Ingersoll Ave, Suite 100, Des Moines, IA 50312

Phone: (515) 619-6927

Website: Welcome to Prairie Wellness

Casey Fields, PsyD, CEDS

Thriving Center of Psychology (Telehealth Only)
Phone: (305) 871-4420

Cindy Dobroski, LMHC, LCPC

Private Practice - Sliding Scale Only


Nutritional Counseling Resources
Mary Pocivasek, RD, LDN

By appointment only  

Phone: (309) 757-1264 

Holly Paulsen RD, LD, CEDRD 

Certified Eating Disorders Registered Dietitian
Diabetes Education and Nutrition Counseling

Jones Regional Medical Center
1795 Hwy 64 East, Anamosa, Iowa 52205
Phone: (319) 481-6254

Website: Holly Paulsen RD, Nutrition Therapist LLC

Carrie J. Leiran MS, RDN, LD, CEDRD

Certified Eating Disorders Registered Dietitian
The Nutrition Centres at UnityPoint Health - Des Moines
1660 60th Street. Room 1028, West Des Moines, IA 50266
Phone: (515) 241-8686

Michelle Russell, RD, LD, CEDS

Registered & Licensed Dietitian, Certified Intuitive Eating Counselor 

320 North 3rd Street, Suite 416, Burlington, IA 52601

Phone: (319) 208-9038


Website: Food Freedom (

Kristy Hoffman Rieken, RDN, LD, LMNT 

219 Oakland Ave, Oakland, IA 51560​

Phone: (402) 658-4856

Website: Nutrition| Serenity2Day (

Stephanie Proud, RDN, LD, CNSC

Proud Peaceful Nutrition

Phone: (319) 331-9017


If you need financial assistance, Amy's Gift offers a Nutritional Counseling Stipend for patients living within the Quad Cities. Click here to access the application. 

Local & National Organizations
Amy’s Gift
Contact: Stephanie Burrough, Project Coordinator
Phone: (309) 779-3077

Eating Disorders Coalition of Iowa

ANAD (National Association for Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders)
Helpline: (630) 577-1330
Business: (630) 577-1333

The Alliance For Eating Disorders Awareness
1649 Forum Place, Suite 2, West Palm Beach, FL 33401

Office: (561) 841-0900
Toll-free: (866) 662-1235
NEDA (National Eating Disorders Association)
Helpline: 1(800) 931-2237
Business: (212) 575-6200
Acadia Health Care Treatment Placement Specialists®
QC/IA Rep: Alissa Gunderson
Phone: (763) 516-1016

QC/IL Regional Rep. Rachael Soliman

Phone: (630) 235-4267


Project Heal

FEDUP Collective

Fighting Eating Disorders in Underrepresented Populations




Eating Recovery Center
Free Assessment: (866) 438-8618
ERC Virtual Support Groups



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