The eating disorders program
addresses the biological, psychological, and social forces that
contribute to the development of eating disorders.
The program offers inpatient
(acute), partial "day" hospital, and half-day/intensive
outpatient services to women age 18 and older who suffer from
anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa.
Psychiatrists on the medical staff
develop treatment plans that are supported by hospital employees
from multiple disciplines, including:
Patients in our program and those
who have completed our program attend a weekly aftercare group
that offers support to women in recovery. The aftercare group is
At discharge, each patient is
provided an aftercare plan that reflects their specific need for
ongoing care in order to be successful in recovery. Patients who
live outside the Dallas-Fort Worth area are referred to
professional resources in their community.
Frequently Asked Questions
How do I get
To begin the admission process or
obtain more information about the program, call 682-236-6023. A
member of the intake team will discuss the program and answer
questions regarding insurance benefits and financial arrangements
that may be available.
Do I have choices as to
what levels of care are available?
A psychiatrist on the hospital's
medical staff evaluates each patient prior to admission and at
this time a decision is made regarding the appropriate initial
level of care based on clinical criteria.
Do I have to
Yes. Therapeutic meals are the
cornerstone of the Eating Disorders Program. Shortly after
admission, each patient meets with a nutritionist and an
individualized meal plan is created. Therapists from the program
eat with the patients on an outpatient basis and facilitate
normalizing eating patterns through "balance, variety and
To what extent is my
The program's clinical social
worker or licensed professional counselor is assigned to work
closely with the patient and her family. In addition,
family work is done on a weekly basis. There is a weekly support
class for family members as well as a multi-family process
Do you accept
Yes, but coverage can vary for
each patient. For more information about insurance coverage, call
What ages to you
The Eating Disorders Program is
open to women who are 18 and older.
Do you accept men for
Not at this time.