Cheryl Kornfeld

Cheryl Kornfeld, PsyD

Psychologist

Dr. Cheryl Kornfeld works as a licensed clinical psychologist at the ACUTE Center for Eating Disorders at Denver Health, the country’s center of excellence for those with the most extreme forms of eating disorders and malnutrition. She received her undergraduate degree from Washington University in St. Louis and her doctorate in Clinical Psychology from Nova Southeastern University in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Dr. Kornfeld worked as a Teaching Assistant to the Crisis Intervention course and Group Therapy course during her time in graduate school. She also published many book chapters covering the importance of suicide prevention and intervention in the school system.

Over the last 9 years, Dr. Kornfeld has been working at various inpatient, residential, day treatment, and intensive outpatient eating disorder programs across the country. She completed her pre-doctoral internship at The Renfrew Center in South Florida and was one of the original therapists at Monte Nido River Towns. Cheryl grew to be the lead therapist there prior to working in an interdisciplinary outpatient practice in Brooklyn, New York. Dr. Kornfeld moved to Colorado to work as a Primary Therapist at Eating Recovery Center (ERC). In that role, she helped to build the new Intensive Treatment Unit at ERC before transitioning to her current position as a Clinical Psychologist at the ACUTE Center for Eating Disorders at Denver Health.

ACUTE Earns Prestigious Center of Excellence Designation from Anthem
In 2018, the ACUTE Center for Eating Disorders & Severe Malnutrition at Denver Health was honored by Anthem Health as a Center of Excellence for Medical Treatment of Severe and Extreme Eating Disorders. ACUTE is the first medical unit ever to achieve this designation in the field of eating disorders. It comes after a rigorous review process.

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