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How to Choose a Treatment Team for a Loved One with an Eating Disorder

A F.E.A.S.T. FAMILY GUIDE TO  EATING DISORDER TREATMENT HOW TO CHOOSE A TREATMENT TEAM FOR A LOVED ONE WITH AN EATING DISO...
While it is important to research the options available to you before choosing a treatment provider, it is even more impor...
EDITOR IN CHIEF Walter Kaye, MD Professor of Psychiatry, University of California, San Diego Director, Eating Disorder Res...
PORT IN A STORM  HOW TO CHOOSE A TREATMENT TEAM FOR A LOVED ONE WITH AN EATING DISORDER IN THE U.S.  OUR LOVED ONE HAS AN ...
WHAT IS THE BEST TREATMENT APPROACH  There are several different approaches to treating eating disorders. However, the imm...
ordered commitment to a treatment facility when their young adult child is unable to do so themselves. Many families find ...
FIRST STEPS  HOW CAN WE RESEARCH OUR OPTIONS  1. Start by researching the types of treatment you are being offered and lea...
Although the treatment plan for each patient will be unique, it is wise to start with the bestvalidated approaches and exp...
     approaches appear helpful, including Cognitive Behavior Therapy  CBT , interpersonal therapies, some psychodynamic ps...
Day Treatment Program  The patient lives primarily at home but spends four to twelve hours per day at a hospital or clinic...
WHAT SHOULD I KNOW ABOUT MEDICATIONS  There are no psychiatric medications that cure eating disorders, but several may hel...
EVALUATING TREATMENT OPTIONS WHAT TRAINING WILL A QUALIFIED EATING DISORDER    EXPERT    OR    SPECIALIST    HAVE  Eating ...
Nevertheless, it is very important to seek a coordinated treatment team that specializes in treating eating disorders. You...
WHAT QUESTIONS SHOULD WE ASK WHEN EVALUATING A TREATMENT CENTER OR INDIVIDUAL THERAPIST  Treatment Center      Is the prog...
                                     Does the program offer and coordinate between multiple levels of care  How are famili...
         What procedures are in place for after hours or emergency care  Has this emergency facility been instructed in ho...
         Will help you understand and consider various treatment options to find the best match for the patient and family...
APPENDIX  COMMON CREDENTIALS FOR EATING DISORDER PROVIDERS     DEGREES, LICENSES   CERTIFICATIONS For a more complete list...
LPC  Licensed Professional Counselor  A type of counseling license generally held by a Masters level graduate or professio...
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