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Treatment of Eating Disorders


Eating disorders are treatable and full recovery is possible. Learn more about the types of treatment available to you and your family.
  1. Treatment Overview
  2. Types of Psychotherapy
  3. Levels of Care
  4. Your Treatment Team
  5. Finding Treatment

Treatment Overview

If you are just beginning your journey to seek treatment, this is the place to start. Learn more about what treatment entails and how to determine what level of care would be the best fit for you.

Types of Psychotherapy

Most treatment for eating disorders includes some type of psychotherapy (counseling) provided by a mental health professional such as a psychologist, therapist, counselor or social worker. Learn more about who these therapies are appropriate for and how they can help you recover.

Levels of Care

Within the treatment of eating disorders are multiple levels of care. Each one is able to provide different services and is best suited to people at a specific place in their recovery. Navigating all of these terms can seem daunting. Learn more about each level of care and find out which one is best suited for you.

Your Treatment Team

Treatment for eating disorders typically uses a 'team approach' with one or more therapists, a dietician, and a physician and/or psychiatrist. Learn more about the qualifications of each member and how they will help you in recovery.

Finding Treatment

Figuring out which therapist and/or treatment center is right for you (or your loved one) can seem overwhelming. Find more information on where to look and what questions to ask.

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