Innovative, Compassionate Residential and Inpatient Eating Disorder Care

Now open, the largest 24-hour inpatient and residential care facility for adolescents and adults with eating disorders in the United States.

We appreciate the importance environment has in your recovery journey. With that in mind, we brought together leaders from the hospitality, innovation, and healthcare worlds, along with feedback from past patients, to design a truly innovative space that inspires healing.

This new 68,000 square foot state-of-the-art building is located in Dedham, MA, twenty miles south of Boston. The Walden Behavioral Care Center for Recovery will have 82 beds dedicated to residential care and inpatient hospitalization welcoming teens (11 years old and up) and adults of all genders experiencing all eating disorder diagnoses.

While the facility in Dedham is innovative and new, Walden has treated more than 25,000 people with eating disorders since 2003. The Walden Behavioral Care Center for Recovery will be led by our extraordinary team of passionate leaders who will bring evidence-based and refreshed medical, nutritional, and therapeutic approaches to your treatment. The diverse team is made up of innovators, clinicians, administrators, social workers, business professionals, dietitians, nurses, mental health counselors, psychologists, doctors, naturopath leaders, and expressive arts experts who are all dedicated to helping you receive the specialized care you need and deserve.

Onsite amenities include a coaching kitchen, chef and full culinary team, dedicated spaces for music and art therapies, spacious bedrooms, including single rooms, and natural light throughout.

We cannot wait to share this incredible space with you and our community.

“The opening of our Recovery Center in Dedham, MA, is a very significant milestone in Walden’s history. We wanted to be able to offer individuals with eating disorders and associated mental health needs an inspiring environment with state-of-the-art amenities that would promote recovery. Our new center brings together the most current, evidence-based, clinical care with thoughtful integrative therapies and chef-inspired nutrition. We have a stellar leadership team that has unparalleled experience in supporting individuals and their loved ones seeking recovery from eating disorders”. – Dr. Stuart Koman, Ph.D., President and CEO