Dr. Holemon graduated from St. Louis University School of Medicine and completed her residency in Psychiatry at Washington University in St. Louis. She is Board Certified in Psychiatry and Neurology and has been in private practice of psychiatry since 1986. Dr. Holemon began working at Castlewood Treatment Center with the opening of the St. Paul Road location in June 2010. Her experience has been in the areas of adolescent psychiatry, anxiety disorders, and mood disorders; with an interest in medication as an adjunct to a strong therapy-based treatment plan. She has enjoyed becoming a part of the Castlewood treatment team for this reason.
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Set 25 minutes outside of the Lambert-St. Louis International Airport, Castlewood offers state-of-the-art addiction treatment for eating disorders. Rather than simply focus on the symptoms, the residential rehab works on treating the underlying issues of the illness, offering individualized care that’s tailored to each client. The facility also addresses co-occurring disorders such as OCD, social anxiety disorder, major depression, generalized anxiety, substance abuse and PTSD. In a non-judgmental and highly supportive setting, clients learn to come to terms with their illness and develop coping skills for a healthy and fulfilling life in recovery.
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Reviews at a Glance
- Eating Disorders
When a client is no longer dependent on the eating disorder, the whole world can feel upside-down, and initially, impossible to manage. This sense of crisis is a key reason Castlewood exists. We provide a safe, well-cushioned container for the distress, along with the support of a caring community, to help clients learn how to stabilize, rebuild and transform their lives.
- Trauma and PTSD
At Castlewood Treatment Center we understand that symptoms of PTSD and unresolved trauma can result in the development of an Eating Disorder. We work to help our clients resolve the underlying traumatic memories that result in PTSD and the need for ED symptoms. Castlewood will work with each client to create an individualized treatment plan that addresses the development of new skills for containment of PTSD symptoms. We will also implement various trauma resolution therapies to help clients address underlying trauma.
Dr. Dawn M. Holemon, M.D. - Psychiatrist
Erin McGinty, MS, LPC, NCC - Program Director, Anxiety Services Coordinator, Therapist
Ms. McGinty earned her Bachelor of Arts degree from Saint Mary’s College in South Bend, Indiana. She also obtained her Master of Science degree in Counseling from Mount Mary College in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Ms. McGinty has been with Castlewood Treatment Center since 2010, and currently holds the positions of Castlewood I Program Director, Anxiety Services Coordinator, and Primary Therapist. Ms. McGinty specializes in the treatment of eating disorders and anxiety disorders; Ms. McGinty previously worked for several years at Rogers Memorial Hospital, on a unit specializing in co-morbid eating and anxiety disorders. Ms. McGinty also frequently lectures on eating disorders and anxiety disorders, having done so on a regional and national level. Ms. McGinty holds training in cognitive-behavioral therapy, dialectical behavior therapy, schema therapy, and completed her Level I training in Internal Family Systems. She is a member of the Academy for Eating Disorders.
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