Group Programs

Behavioral Nutrition’s multidisciplinary treatment team includes experienced, specialized clinicians, licensed therapists, psychiatrists, and registered dietitians.

Anorexia & Bulimia- Intensive Outpatient Program

The Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP) is designed for individuals seeking additional support in their recovery from eating disorders. The IOP is used in combination with our individual outpatient treatment team ideal for people transitioning from a higher level of care. The Adult IOP an Adolescent IOP provides individuals the opportunity to experience remain functioning in their family, work or school demands during the recovery process while still the developing and learning the skills necessary to achieve lives free from their eating disorders.

Goals for Anorexia & Bulimia IOP:

· Relapse prevention

· Stabilize or restore weight

· Develop coping skills that interrupt and replace eating disordered thoughts and behaviors

· Normalize and structure eating habits

· Obtain skills to manage anxiety and impulsivity

· Acquire skills to cope with maladaptive eating behaviors

· Promote emotional and physical condition for improved quality of life

Binge- Eating, Compulsive Overeating & Night Eating –Intensive Outpatient Program

The mission of Behavioral Nutrition’s Adult & Adolescent IOP Eating Disorder Program is to support adults and adolescents, seeking freedom from the addiction-like behaviors that trigger binge-eating, night eating and compulsive-overeating. Our unique program provides a specialized approach to this group of eating disorders, which we treat clinically and behaviorally differently from other forms of eating disorders. This IOP includes focusing on promoting significant behavioral, nutritional and psychological changes to reduce symptoms and improve overall quality of life, using group work and individual therapy.

Goals for Binge- Eating, Compulsive Overeating & Night Eating IOP:

· Establish a regular and sustainable eating pattern

· Stop restricting or dieting and feeling deprived

· Decrease binge eating, compulsive overeating and any other eating disorder behaviors

· Recognize unhelpful thinking patterns and learn skills to change them

· Develop alternative coping and self-soothing skills for relapse prevention

· Increase self-esteem and interpersonal skills

IOP Program Hours:

  • Patients attend the Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP) for approximately 4-6 weeks
  • 3 Evenings a week, from 5:30 – 8:30 p.m for adults or 3:30 – 6:30 pm for adolescents
  • Adult IOP Requirements:
  • Female and male, 18 years of age or older
  • Medically stable
  • Adolescent IOP Requirements:
  • Female and male,14- 18 years of age
  • Medically stable