Adult Intensive Outpatient Eating Disorder Program

Intensive Outpatient Care For Adults With Eating Disorders

To not have my day dictated by my eating disorder is an amazing feeling, one that I hope you soon have.
Former Patient

Experiencing Life and Recovery with Support

The Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP) is designed for individuals seeking additional support in their recovery from eating disorders. The IOP is used in combination with outpatient treatment and is ideal for people transitioning from a higher level of care or those who need more support than their outpatient team can provide. The IOP allows individuals the opportunity to experience life and recovery while still learning skills to help achieve lives free from their eating disorders.

Requirements:

  • Female and male, 18 years of age or older
  • Do not require a higher level of care
  • Actively working with an outpatient team

Goals:

  • Establish healthy coping skills to manage eating disordered thoughts and behaviors
  • Develop specific dialectical behavioral skills to help individuals:
    • Cope with painful feelings
    • Manage triggering and stressful situations
    • Manage urges and anxious thoughts
    • Learn interpersonal effectiveness techniques
  • Reintegrate into work, school, family and friends
  • Develop healthier eating habits
  • Acquire relapse prevention skills

Treatment includes:

  • Case management – including coordinated care with outpatient team
  • Supervision of one therapeutic meal
  • Group therapy

Treatment Team Includes:

  • Social workers
  • Mental health counselors

Groups Include:

  • Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT)
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Nutrition Education
  • Expressive Therapy
  • Body Image
  • Relapse prevention

Program Hours:

  • Patients typically attend for 4-6 weeks, 3 evenings a week
  • Program runs from 5:30 – 8:30 p.m.

Locations:

60 Hope Avenue, Apt. 121
Waltham, MA 02453
Phone: 781-647-6700
Fax: 781-647-6752

109 Main Street
Northampton, MA 01060
Phone: 413-582-0100
Fax: 413-582-0159

335 Chandler Street
Worcester, MA 01602
Phone: 508-796-5797
Fax: 508-796-5799

150 Grossman Drive, Suite 404
Braintree, MA 02184
Phone: 781-380-0695
Fax: 781-380-0760

2400 Tamarack Road, Suite 203
S. Windsor, CT 06074
Phone: 860-533-4672
Fax: 860-644-0905

Admissions Department:

Phone: 781-647-6727, Fax: 781-647-6752

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