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The Emily Program – Spokane Offers a Wide Array of Eating Disorder Treatment for Adolescents and Adults

October 20, 2015.
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    Our Spokane clinic continues to grow and add services for individuals of all ages and genders who struggle with anorexia, bulimia, binge eating disorder, or related mental health and body image issues.

    At The Emily Program – Spokane, our multidisciplinary approach ensures that individuals receive the level of care and therapeutic and/or medical services that meet their specific needs. From outpatient to partial plus lodging, our therapists, dietitians, and medical staff provide treatment with each client's recovery and needs in mind.

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The Emily Program - Cleveland offers Adolescent Eating Disorder Treatment Programs

October 06, 2015.
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    It is estimated 95 percent of those who suffer from an eating disorder are between the ages of 12 and 25, according to the National Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders.

    That's why The Emily Program – Cleveland has tailored its programs to meet the individual needs of children and teens, in addition to adults.

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Day Treatment vs. IOP – What’s the difference?

September 15, 2015. Written by Mark Warren, M.D.
  • Like many other eating disorder facilities, The Emily Program offers multiple levels of care for adolescents and adults. What makes The Emily Program different is that our services are based in outpatient treatment. As The Emily Program founder Dirk Miller says, "We didn't start as an inpatient program and develop outpatient services to support that model. The reason is pretty simple: most change occurs as an outpatient. We live our lives as 'outpatients.' Ultimately we must apply what's learned to a life of recovery that we live outside the treatment program."

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Adolescent and Young Adult Services Available Now

June 17, 2015.
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    The Emily Program offers a full continuum of eating disorder care tailored specifically for male and female clients ages 10 - early 20s. From outpatient to 24/7 residential treatment, our staff can help young people learn skills to help them lead full, healthy lives. We offer a wide-spectrum of interventions, from Family-Based Treatment (FBT) to Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT skills).

    Our staff ensure that each person is provided the treatment that is best suited for their age and needs. A variety of programs are available at many of our locations.

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Now Open in Pittsburgh, PA!

March 02, 2015.
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    The Emily Program is excited to announce that our Pittsburgh location is now open and accepting new clients.

    Eating disorders disrupt the lives of some 130,000 males and 296,000 females in Pennsylvania every day. The Pittsburgh office is being led by eating disorder expert Liz McCabe, who is committed to helping individuals in the area recover.

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Our 2015 Group Catalogs are Now Available

January 13, 2015.
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    The new group catalogs are now available in the reception area at each location.

    For those who have been with The Emily Program for a while, the new version of the printed catalog functions slightly differently than in the past.

    We want our groups to be flexible and the information provided to be accurate. To accomplish this, our printed catalogs contain all group descriptions so you can peruse the offerings and learn a little about the focus of each group. If you see something that sparks your interest, speak with your individual therapist about the group. 

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TEP-Cleveland Expands its Adolescent Skills Groups

August 08, 2014.
  • For a continuum of care, The Emily Program-Cleveland (formerly Cleveland Center for Eating Disorders) has expanded upon its adolescent skills groups to include both DBT (Dialectical Behavioral Therapy) and CBT (Cognitive Behavioral Therapy) programs. The outpatient, skills-based groups meet on a weekly basis in a supportive environment and target teens, ages 13 to 18.

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What it Means to be a Supporter

June 24, 2014.
  • By Sarah Hrudka, Outreach Specialist at The Emily Program

    I remember the terror and anxiety that ran through my veins prior to confronting my friends about their eating disorder(s), because I was so unsure of how they might react. But I once heard the quote, albeit a bit cheesy perhaps, that “I would rather have a mad friend than a dead friend.” Not that I had enough power as a single human to save their life and well-being per se, but instead holding steadfast to the notion that I had enough of a voice to help, because I would rather say “I tried” instead of “I should’ve.”

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New Twin Cities Group Catalog Now Available

May 27, 2014.
  • Summer-Fall2014Our Twin Cities Summer-Fall 2014 group catalog is now available online. Printed copies will also be available in The Emily Program Minneapolis-St. Paul locations the first week of June.

    The outpatient group catalog is your guide to outpatient eating disorder group offerings for the next six months. The Summer-Fall catalog gives an overview, locations, and times for groups that are being offered between June and December 2014 at all Twin Cities locations.

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Introducing Adult Binge Eating Disorder Intensive Outpatient Program (BED-IOP) in Cleveland

April 18, 2014.
  • Re-posted from Cleveland Center for Eating Disorders (CCED) blog archives. CCED and The Emily Program partnered in 2014.

    By Jean Doak

    Cleveland Center for Eating Disorders is excited to announce the opening of a new program – BINGE EATING DISORDER INTENSIVE OUTPATIENT PROGRAM (BED-IOP). An IOP for Binge Eating Disorder (BED) that is separate from the current IOP for individuals with Anorexia Nervosa (AN) and Bulimia Nervosa (BN) has been developed to assist with the unique challenges one encounters with binge eating. By definition, individuals with BED engage in binge eating episodes and do not engage in food restriction or purging behaviors as do those with AN and/or BN.

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New Pre/Post Gastric Bypass Groups in St. Paul

April 10, 2014.
  • Weight loss surgery is not a journey to be taken alone. The Pre/Post Gastric Bypass group can provide a safe forum to ask questions, gain insight, and receive support no matter what stage of the process you are in. Having others around you who are experiencing the same thing can be an invaluable resource. Throughout these groups we practice skills such as conflict resolution, distress tolerance, assertiveness, and self awareness. We offer two outpatient groups:

    • Tuesdays from 10:00-11:00 AM
    • Fridays from 8:00-9:00 AM

    These weekly groups are held at 2265 Como Avenue, St. Paul, MN 55108.

    To get started or refer a client, contact Linnea Stevens at (651) 645-5323 ext. 2320.

    Interested in all our group therapy options? Click here to check out the latest group catalogs, then speak with your therapist. They'll be able to help guide you about which groups might be best for you.

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Minneapolis-St. Paul Group Catalog Now Available

January 02, 2014.
  • TEP GroupCatalog Winter2014Cover PageOur Twin Cities Winter 2014 group catalog is now available in The Emily ProgramEating disorder outpatient group therapy Minneapolis-St. Paul catalog 2014 Minneapolis-St. Paul locations.

    The outpatient group catalog is your guide to outpatient eating disorder group offerings for the next six months. Catalogs will be updated twice per year -- January and July.  This means that you'll have more time to discuss groups of interest with your therapist. It also makes joining a group much easier since there aren't start and end dates for a majority of the groups.

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