Walden Clinic in Waltham, Massachusetts

Providing PHP, IOP and Outpatient Therapeutic Services

Waltham Clinic

69 Hickory Drive, Suite 2000
Waltham, MA 02451
Phone: 781-899-2460
Fax: 781-899-1039

The Waltham clinic is Walden’s largest satellite location. The 7,500-square-foot clinic, which is conveniently located off of Route 95, offers outpatient, intensive outpatient (IOP) and partial hospitalization (PHP) services for adolescents and adults with eating disorders. In addition, the Waltham clinic provides psychopharmacology, medication management and nutritional counseling for adolescents and adults seeking psychiatric care.

Partial Hospitalization Programs

The Waltham clinic’s eating disorders Partial Hospitalization Programs (PHP) provide adolescents and adults all of all genders with the independence of living in the day-to-day world with a highly structured and supportive environment. The program is ideal for people who need more structure and intensive treatment than outpatient care alone can provide.

Intensive Outpatient Programs

The Waltham clinic provides eating disorders Intensive Outpatient Programs (IOP) for adolescents and adults or all genders.

The adult IOP is designed for individuals seeking additional support in their recovery process from an eating disorder. Adults attend the program in combination with outpatient treatment. The program is ideal for people transitioning from a higher level of care or those who need more support than their outpatient team can provide.

The adolescent IOP incorporates key aspects of the Maudsley Method, a family-based treatment that has been researched and shown to be the most effective treatment for adolescents with eating disorders. Family-based treatment views families as an invaluable resource in treatment because they are uniquely positioned to provide the support and supervision necessary to combat this life-threating disease.

Outpatient Services

The Waltham clinic offers outpatient services for adolescents and adults with a range of mental health disorders including depression and other mood disorders, anxiety disorders, ADHD, PTSD and eating disorders.

In addition, the Waltham clinic offers a Mastering Balance treatment program for adolescents and adults with compulsive eating, binge eating and food addiction. Insurance is not accepted for these outpatient services.

Support Groups

Free Alumni Support Group for Adults hosted every Monday from 7:30 to 8:30pm. (Open to former Walden patients)
If you are not Walden alumni but interested in joining the support group, please call the clinic for more information

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Waltham News Tribune - September 2015
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