Massachusetts is home to our flagship location and national eating disorder treatment headquarters. With care facilities conveniently located near Boston – one of the nation’s leading hubs of medical and clinical innovation, we offer all levels of specialized eating disorder care for children, teens and adults of all genders. Our specialized programs across the state include the only dedicated eating disorder hospital, one of the nation’s only athlete-specific eating disorder programs and treatment offerings for adults living with binge eating disorder. In addition to our hospital, we also have a residential program in Dedham and satellite locations providing day and evening programs.
Because we know that eating disorders thrive in secrecy, we do our best to include family and/or loved ones into your treatment as much as possible. The focal point of our adolescent treatment program is the Family-Based Treatment approach 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. Our welcoming and compassionate care team look forward to supporting you on your healing journey.
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Eating Disorder Conditions Treated
Massachusetts Eating Disorder Recovery Programs Offered
Adolescent Partial Hospitalization Eating Disorder Treatment
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.
Adolescent Intensive Outpatient Eating Disorder Treatment
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 eating disorder recovery that is meant to equip you and your family with the skills necessary to best help your child.
Adolescent Inpatient Eating Disorder Treatment
Ideal for teens in need of medical stabilization and highly structured 24-hour support, this program introduces aspects of Family-Based Treatment (FBT) while providing medical and psychological stabilization.
Adolescent Residential Eating Disorder Treatment
This structured and therapeutic program is ideal for teens who are medically stable but would still benefit from receiving 24-hour support. Our program incorporates key aspects of Family-Based Treatment (FBT), an evidence-based practice proven to increase recovery success.
Pediatric Intensive Outpatient Eating Disorder Treatment
This program is for children ages 8-11 and their parents and meets three days a week, with structured and activity-based individual, family and group therapy. Family-Based Treatment (FBT) is the focal point of our pediatric treatment program.
Adult Partial Hospitalization Eating Disorder Treatment
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.
Adult Intensive Outpatient Eating Disorder Treatment
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.
Adult Binge Eating Disorder Treatment
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.
Adult Inpatient Eating Disorder Treatment
This level of care is best suited for adults in need of highly structured, 24-hour medical and psychological monitoring. We work toward medical and psychological stabilization and help you to establish treatment plans and recovery goals as you transition to lower levels of care.
Adult Residential Eating Disorder Treatment
This is a structured and therapeutic program that is meant to mimic real-life experiences with the support of our empathic care providers. Residential treatment is ideal for adults who are medically stable, but would still benefit from having 24-hour support.
Walden Behavioral Care is one of the nation’s only organizations specializing in eating disorder treatment. We are one of the only organizations committed to serving people of all genders at all levels of care. Since 2003, we have helped more than 22,000 individuals and their families progress in their healing journeys using an evidence-based, personalized approach to care.