Former employees of the Castlewood Treatment Center for Eating Disorders, now known as Alsana, speak out about the maltreatment that occurs there.

Former patient alleges counselor induced her to have sex

By Lhalie Castillo | Oct 9, 2017

ST. LOUIS — A former patient is suing a licensed counselor, citing alleged assault, battery and intentional infliction of emotional distress.

The patient filed a complaint on Oct. 2 in the St. Louis 22nd Judicial Circuit Court against Jacob Resch alleging he breached the standards of care for a counselor.

According to the complaint, the plaintiff alleges that as a result of defendant's condu...

Psychologist, Mark Schwartz and his wife Lori Galperin founded The Castlewood Treatment Center in St. Louis, Missouri approximately sixteen (16) years ago. After building slowly, Castlewood hit one of the first private equity jackpots in 2008 when Trinity Hunt Partners, out of Dallas, acquired a majority ownership interest. Shortly thereafter, the problems began.

Example: They’re supposed to have implemented an entirely new team and culture. That's “implemented” with zero examples of who these people are or how their treatment philosophy is different. Hmmm. That’s interesting. Meanwhile, Alsana - Castlewood Alumni confirmed to CVU that many etaff members remain. Nicole Siegfried, Rebecca Baker, and Lolly Williamsfor example,  all remain employed at Alsana and were trained by none other than the founder of Castlewood Treatment Center, Mark S...

Alsana aka Castlewood Treatment Center promotes psychologist Nicole Siegfried to Chief Clinical Director. Siegfried was on probation for engaging patient harm and exploitative relationships

Castlewood Treatment Center, is now named Alsana. Same Castlewood Therapists, same Castlewood locations, different name. Don't be fooled. Censured therapist, Nicole Siegfried, named Clinical Director. Unbelievable!

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