CINCINNATI, Ohio, Jan. 15, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- In an effort to improve access to specialized eating disorder treatment in the Cincinnati region, Eating Recovery Center (www.eatingrecoverycenter.com), an international center of excellence for the treatment of eating disorders based in Denver, Colorado, is announcing the upcoming opening of its newest treatment center. Located in the Hyde Park section of Cincinnati, Eating Recovery Center of Ohio is offering comprehensive outpatient eating disorder treatment programs for adults, adolescents and families in the region. Eating Recovery Center of Ohio will begin accepting adult and adolescent patients—both female and male—in February 2015.
"Individuals with anorexia, bulimia, binge eating disorder, and related illnesses in the area will truly benefit from our individualized, evidenced-based treatment," explains Dr. Ashley Solomon, a Cincinnati native passionate about bringing the best eating disorder care possible to the area. "Our center's specialized outpatient treatment options allow patients and families to access intensive eating disorder treatment while maintaining some level of engagement with their lives. We provide opportunities to practice recovery skills in a real-world context."
Eating Recovery Center of Ohio delivers evidence-based treatment through individualized treatment plans addressing medical, psychiatric, psychological and dietary aspects of all eating disorders, including evidenced-based treatment for obesity. Treatment is delivered by a team of compassionate, highly experienced experts led by Clinical Director, Ashley Solomon, PsyD, and Attending Psychiatrist, Heather Dlugosz, MD. Additional staff includes individual and family therapists, Registered Dietitians, movement therapists, and other patient support staff.
As a member of the Eating Recovery Center family of programs, Eating Recovery Center of Ohio partners directly with both Denver-based Eating Recovery Center and Chicago-based Insight Behavioral Health Centers. Eating Recovery Center of Ohio's medical and clinical leadership collaborate closely with esteemed partner program experts, who together possess over 200 years combined eating disorder treatment experience. In addition, Eating Recovery Center of Ohio's patients and families can access seamless transition to higher levels of care in Denver and Chicago (Inpatient and Residential programs) should 24-hour support and observation become necessary to interrupt symptoms.
"Eating disorders are highly complex illnesses. There is no substitute for experience when it comes to effective eating disorder care," explains Ken Weiner, MD, FAED, CEDS, Founding Partner and Chief Executive Officer of Eating Recovery Center. "Eating Recovery Center of Ohio's patients and families will benefit from our unmatched expertise and our comprehensive, effective eating disorders treatment."
Eating Recovery Center of Ohio will begin accepting patients in February 2015. Master's-level eating disorder therapists from the Clinical Assessment team are immediately available to provide complimentary assessments to patients, families and outpatient medical and mental health professionals working with eating disordered patients requiring a higher level of care. For more information about Eating Recovery Center of Ohio or to schedule an assessment, call 312-540-9955 or email [email protected].
About Eating Recovery Center
Eating Recovery Center is an international center providing comprehensive treatment for anorexia, bulimia, EDNOS and binge eating disorder. Under the leadership of Drs. Kenneth Weiner, Craig Johnson, Emmett Bishop, Philip Mehler and Ovidio Bermudez, programs provide a full spectrum of services for children, adolescents and adults through Inpatient, Residential, Partial Hospitalization, Intensive Outpatient and Outpatient Services. Our compassionate multidisciplinary treatment team collaborates with treating professionals and loved ones to cultivate lasting behavioral change. To increase patient access to care, Eating Recovery Center provides five additional centers of excellence for the treatment of eating disorders across the country. Eating Recovery Center of California offers services in Northern California. Our Texas locations include Eating Disorder Center at San Antonio and Eating Recovery Center of Dallas. Eating Recovery Center of Washington, formerly The Moore Center, operates in Bellevue. Eating Recovery Center of Ohio offers services in Cincinnati. In five Chicago, Illinois locations, Insight Behavioral Health Centers offer comprehensive eating disorder treatment, in addition to evidenced-based treatment for obesity and mood and anxiety disorders.
SOURCE Eating Recovery Center of Ohio