In her new position, she will supervise all programs and care at Walden Place, Walden’s residential care facility.
Slager previously served as Assistant Program Director at Walden Place, which provides residential care for patients with eating disorders. Before that, she was a social worker for Walden’s patients with eating disorders and psychiatric disorders. Before joining Walden, she was a mental health counseling intern at Pine Manor College in Chestnut Hill and a co-leader of a care group at the Multi-Service Eating Disorder Association (MEDA).
She also has served as a sales manager at Healthworks Fitness Center for Women in Chestnut Hill and as an account executive at Octagon Marketing and Athlete Representation in Stamford, Conn. She earned a master’s degree in counseling from Boston College, receiving the Dean’s Award, and a bachelor’s degree from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio. She is a licensed mental health counselor (LMHC).
About Walden Behavioral Care
Walden Behavioral Care, LLC of Waltham, Mass., integrates medical therapies and lifestyle changes for patients with mental illness, eating disorders and addictions. By treating mental and physical conditions concurrently, Walden helps achieve lasting results for those who seek a meaningful recovery. Walden is one of only a few hospitals in the country to provide a full “continuum of care” for eating disorders, including in-patient, residential, partial hospitalization and intensive outpatient care. Additional information is available on Walden’s Web site at www.waldenbehavioralcare.com.
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