Overcoming an eating disorder can be long and challenging. Individuals may experience any number of symptoms or engage in unhealthy behaviors such as restricting, bingeing, and purging. If left untreated, eating disorders can have life-threatening consequences.

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Seeds of Hope at High Focus Centers understands that it can be difficult to know where to turn when struggling with an eating disorder. At our Parsippany, NJ location, we offer evidence-based treatment services that help adults reduce harmful behaviors and achieve a healthier life. Our treatment team uses a hands-on approach to help patients strive towards long-term wellness while healing their relationships with food, their bodies, and themselves.

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Eating Disorders Treated at High Focus Centers

Eating disorders take many forms and affect people in different ways. The eating disorders that we treat at High Focus Centers include:

  • Anorexia Nervosa
  • Bulimia Nervosa
  • Binge Eating Disorder
  • Body Dysmorphic Disorder
  • Overeating Disorder/Compulsive Eating Disorder
  • Nighttime Eating Disorder
  • Orthorexia
  • Food Addiction
  • OSFED (Other Specified Feeding and Eating Disorders)
  • ARFID (Avoidant/Restrictive Food Intake Disorders)

Read more about eating disorders and treatment at High Focus Center’s online Education Center.

Determining Level of Care

Before starting treatment, each patient meets with a licensed High Focus Centers clinician for a level-of-care assessment. This individual specializes in diagnosing and treating eating disorders. The initial evaluation helps our multi-disciplinary team understand the psychiatric and medical state of the patient and form the foundation for a clinical recommendation. From there, the appropriate level of care is determined, and an individualized treatment plan is created.

At High Focus Centers, eating disorder treatment is personalized to address the client’s unique needs. No two treatment plans are alike, and everyone has their own unique path to recovery.

Full-Scale Treatment Team

During treatment, patients practice recovery skills in a real-world setting while receiving medical support from experienced health professionals. Our team consists of:

  • Board-certified Psychiatrist
  • Licensed Clinicians
  • Registered Dietitian
  • Advanced Practice Nurse
  • Consulting Physician
  • Mental Health Associates
  • Art Therapist
  • Certified Yoga Instructor

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Holistic Eating Disorder Treatment Services

Eating disorder treatment is offered within a full day (Partial Care Treatment) or half day (Intensive Outpatient Treatment) structure. Patients restore their physical and mental health in an environment that is understanding, accepting, and supportive. Features of our treatment models include:

Evidence-Based Treatment

  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)
  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)
  • Compassion Focused Therapy (CFT)

Medical Oversight and Expertise

  • Ongoing medication monitoring
  • Psychiatric evaluations as needed

Nutrition and Meal Support

  • Supervised and supported meals twice per day
  • Post-meal journaling sessions in small support groups
  • Hands-on food preparation training and education
  • Dietary and nutritional support with supplemental therapy
  • Experiential outings to restaurants and supermarkets

Holistic Wellness Regimen

  • Personal, group, and family therapy sessions
  • Mindfulness meditation
  • Trauma-sensitive yoga
  • Art therapy
  • Pet therapy

See How We Can Help

If you or someone you love are struggling with an eating disorder, you are not alone. Help is available at Seeds of Hope at High Focus Centers for adults seeking professional assistance in New Jersey.

Our team takes a holistic approach to eating disorder treatment that supports long-term wellness. Contact High Focus Centers to have a friendly, non-judgmental conversation and see how we may be able to help you.

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