Guilford CT (PHP, IOP & Outpatient)2018-11-26T04:05:30+00:00
Walden Clinic in Guilford

Our Guilford clinic is conveniently located off Interstate 95 providing easy access for those living on Connecticut’s shoreline, Rhode Island and New Haven. Our teen and adult programs are strategically offered on separate floors to ensure privacy and support your unique needs. We welcome individuals of all genders in our day and evening programs and offer a variety of specialized eating disorder programs unique to the region including programming specific to co-occurring trauma and co-occurring substance use. In fact, we are the only eating disorder program utilizing Accelerated Resolution Therapy (ART) with individuals who have experienced trauma. Family-Based Therapy is the focal point of our adolescent treatment program and is designed to give parents an active and positive role in helping their child to reduce disordered eating behaviors, restore weight and resume proper adolescent development. Adults will be exposed to experiential treatment intended to mimic real-life situations like going out to dinner or grocery shopping. Our compassionate and experienced team of care professionals look forward to meeting you and supporting you on your path toward wellness.

Walden Behavioral Care is contracted with most major insurance companies. Learn more today.

Rebekah Bardwell, LPC, CEDS-S
Program Director
Environments matter in the healing process and we take great pride in how you experience our Guilford location. From calm colors to natural light, our clinic’s beachy feel helps those in our care to feel calm and centered. Our passionate team is empathetic, understand your journey and are eager to help in any way they can. If you are contemplating treatment, my advice is to think about what your eating disorder has taken away from you. Change can be scary, but I promise if you have the courage to call, we will be there to support you through every step of your journey.
Nicole Pipitone, LPC
Assistant Program Director
I have been a part of the Walden team for more than five years and am passionate about helping you to progress in your healing journey. The team here is amazing – and we love to incorporate humor as much as possible. Should you decide to enter treatment with us, you will find people who are welcoming, supportive and who genuinely want to see you heal. We can’t wait to meet you.
What We Offer
This program is ideal for teens who are medically stable but who require the structure and support of day treatment. Parents will take on a more active role at this level of care, learning – alongside your child – how to replace maladaptive behaviors with coping skills and how to deal with uncomfortable emotions in the moment.
Designed for teens in need of more structured support than their outpatient team can provide, this level of care utilizes Family-Based Treatment, an evidence-based intervention proven to support lasting recovery that is meant to equip you and your family with the skills necessary to best help your child.
This level of care is designed for individuals who require support during the day to optimize recovery success. You will experience a structured treatment environment focused on helping you to normalize eating patterns, target maladaptive coping behaviors and practice skills.
This program is designed for adults who need a bit more intensive support than their outpatient team can provide. This level of care focuses on providing you with the skills necessary to replace maladaptive coping behaviors and to provide you with the flexibility to also balance other priorities such as work, family and/or school.
Designed for adults living with binge eating disorder, this program is ideal for individuals who need a bit more intensive support than their outpatient team can offer. This level of care focuses on providing you with the skills necessary to replace maladaptive coping behaviors and provides you with the flexibility to also balance other priorities such as work, family and/or school.
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Walden Behavioral Care
157 Goose Lane
Guilford, CT 06437
Admissions: 888-791-0004
Phone: 203-491-5060
Fax number: 203-533-7395
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Who We Treat
Our Locations
In Massachusetts, we offer all levels of specialized eating disorder care for children, teens and adults of all genders and their families with care facilities conveniently located near Boston – one of the nation’s leading hubs of medical and clinical innovation. Explore our locations in Massachusetts.
Our expanding presence in the state includes the only state-of-the-art acute care hospital, one of few in the country, dedicated to the treatment and medical management of eating disorders. We offer day and evening programs for adults and adolescents of all genders and their families across our three locations. Discover healing at our Connecticut locations.
We support the vibrant and diverse communities in the Atlanta area and surrounding states by offering specialized eating disorder support at varying levels of care for adolescents and adults of all genders and their families. Learn about our sites in Georgia.
Walden Stories
Walden on Gratitude

This year marks Walden Behavioral Care’s 15th Anniversary. Our staff came together to reflect on what makes working at Walden, and with you, so special.

National Coming Out Day

In honor of National Coming Out Day, four Walden staff shared their coming out stories. If you are questioning, wondering or grappling with identity, sexuality, gender and/or other, please know that you are not alone.

I am leaving Walden with a happy heart and hope for the future; the second part of my journey has begun.
Sophie, age 20
Walden has moved our daughter and my family to a wonderfully positive place.
Mother of Mia, age 15
Because of the love and support from Walden, I am now starting to believe for myself that life can be better.
Mike, age 59
Walden has a tremendous program that helped grab me from the clutches of my eating disorder and pull me out. I am so grateful.
Lynn, age 47
Your compassion and support helped me believe that I no longer need to be a prisoner to my broken eyes or the voice in my head.
Tonya, age 27
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About Walden
Walden Behavioral Care is a rapidly-growing, national mental health care system specializing in the treatment of eating disorders. We are one of the only organizations committed to serving individuals of all genders and eating disorder diagnoses at all levels of care. We currently have 15 locations across New England and Georgia and have spent the past 15 years utilizing our evidence-based, personalized approach to treatment to help more than 20,000 people on their road to recovery. Based out of Waltham, MA, we employ more than 450 employees who are dedicated to supporting individuals living with eating disorders in accessing the care they need and deserve.