Eating Disorder & Behavioral Health Services in Asheville
At Tapestry, we believe recovery from an eating disorder is a right and not a privilege. It is our mission to empower adults and adolescents to live fuller lives. We are passionate about the opportunities treatment can provide. We advocate for and collaborate with our community to share our passion. We partner with our clients to support them through their recovery and transformation.
The Tapestry Family
Tapestry staff members bring decades of combined experience providing empathetic, effective treatment for eating disorders and behavioral disorders. Our staff includes a full-time registered nurse, CEDS-certified clinical director, registered dietitian, admissions coordinator, program director, and resident counselors. We employ two full-time psychotherapists, a medical director and art, music, massage, and equine therapists.
Meet your caring professionals
Chad Husted, LPC
Vice President of Operations
A Pennsylvania native, Chad is a highly accomplished behavioral health professional with a master’s degree in mental health counseling from Nova Southeastern University. For more than 15 years, Chad has been heavily involved in the field of mental and behavioral health. He began his career in Florida, where he served as a psych tech, case manager, and supervisor in community mental health. Sometime later, he became the manager of an Acute Behavioral Health emergency room. He also spend several years as a school mental health therapy provider.
Eventually, Chad shifted his focus into business practices. He has overseen professional education, managed care contracting, and business development for behavioral health organizations. In 2015, he became the Healthcare Director of North Carolina Operations for Pyramid Healthcare. He currently serves as the Vice President of Operations for several Pyramid facilities.
Jessie Alexander, LPC
Vice President of Clinical Services and Quality Management
Jessie has been the manager of a clinically integrated treatment program that focused on addiction, eating disorders, and trauma. She holds dual degrees in Psychology and Family, Child, and Consumer Sciences. Her career has seen her work in trauma-specific, gender-specific, and developmentally-specific therapeutic settings working with patients of all age groups. She was also a member of the founding executive committee of the International Association of Eating Disorder Professionals, Atlanta Chapter. Jessie primarily focuses on clinically integrated treatment and complex trauma.
Amanda Wasserman, LMHC
Prior to her time with Tapestry, Amanda has many years of experience working in the eating disorder community, focusing on providing evidence-based therapeutic services. She has extensive experience working with adolescent and adult clients with eating disorders and other emotional disorders. As a licensed mental health counselor, Amanda is passionate about educating and empowering clients and their loved ones in the treatment and recovery process. Her integrative therapy approach spans psychodynamic, cognitive behavioral therapy, acceptance and commitment therapy and family-based treatment modalities.
National Clinical Liaison
Brittany joined Tapestry as the National Clinical Liaison in July of 2018. With years of experience in the behavioral health treatment field, and as a person living in long-term recovery, Brittany understands and is passionate about helping individuals in all stages of the recovery process. In both her personal and professional life, she is very active in local, regional and national efforts supporting prevention, treatment, education and advocacy. Brittany currently holds multiple leadership roles in organizations that work to provide resources, support and hope to individuals and families in need. She is excited to bring both her personal and professional experience to Tapestry, as well as the Eating Disorder recovery community.
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Here At Tapestry, We Focus On Healing
Our Facilities are meant for rest and re-cooperation
Tapestry staff members bring decades of combined experience providing empathetic, effective treatment for eating disorders and behavioral disorders.
AN EVOLVED APPROACH TO BEHAVIORAL HEALTHCARE
Through years of experience, we know that these conditions are rarely isolated. We understand that disordered eating and substance abuse are often the result of underlying mental health issues such as trauma, depression, and anxiety disorders.
THREE BEAUTIFUL TREATMENT FACILITIES
Each aspect of our facilities is designed to put you at ease and make you feel as at home as possible.
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