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1 Florida Eating Disorders Treatment Referral Guide A comprehensive guide to treatment providers in the state of Florida The Alliance for Eating Disorders Awareness help. support. recovery. allianceforeatingdisorders.com (866)

2 The Alliance for Eating Disorders Awareness help. support. recovery. Support s: The Alliance provides free, ongoing support groups, including: Weekly: Adult females, eating disorders Adult females, dual diagnosis Adolescent females Bi-monthly: LGBTQ Friends and family Help Line: Our toll-free help line offers support, education, and referrals to local, state, and national professionals and treatment centers. Our Center: Our center provides a safe haven for those struggling, offering peer counseling, support groups, a borrowing library, and a treatment center resource area. During my hardest struggles, The Alliance was a constant reminder that I was never alone. I wouldn t be where I am today without The Alliance. - M.M. Lunch & Learn: More than 2,000 healthcare providers (physicians, dentists, nurses, etc.) have attended our free, hour-long presentation, which includes lunch and continuing education credits. The presentation teaches providers to properly screen for, assess, and refer eating disorders. Referral Guides: Since 2010, The Alliance has produced and printed 55,000 U.S. Treatment Center Guides and 33,000 Florida Eating Disorder Treatment Referral Guides. The Florida Guide was mailed to every school in Florida and the U.S. Guide was mailed to every college in the United States all free of charge. Presentations: The Alliance has presented on eating disorders, positive body image, and selfesteem to more than 200,000 individuals. Training: Through partnerships with various eating disorder treatment centers, The Alliance provides six (6) continuing education trainings, free of charge, annually to mental health practitioners, educators, healthcare providers, and community groups and agencies. Advocacy: In an effort to advocate for eating disorder education, outreach, treatment, and research, The Alliance is a proud member of the Eating Disorders Coalition. We organize regular trips to our state and national capitols, letter, phone call, and campaigns, and more. Partnerships: We are grateful for the support of our organizational partners: Diamond: CRC Eating Disorders Program Platinum: Castlewood Treatment Centers Oliver-Pyatt Centers Rosewood Center for Eating Disorders Gold: Veritas Collaborative I can honestly say The Alliance has saved my life and I am forever grateful for the support I have received. - G.C. The Alliance not only supported my daughter through her recovery, but also gave us information, hope, and direction during the darkest of times. Our family would not be the same without your help. Thank you just doesn t seem like enough. - E.S

3 About The Guide Table of Contents About The Alliance... 5 What is an Eating Disorder?... 6 What is Anorexia?... 7 What is Bulimia?... 8 What is Binge Eating Disorder?... 9 Males and Eating Disorders For Parents and Loved Ones What to Ask Practitioners Members of the Treatment Team Suggested Reading Organizations & Websites Treatment Provider Directory U.S. Treatment Centers Practitioner Index City Index Contact Information Mailing Address: The Alliance for Eating Disorders Awareness 1649 Forum Place, Suite #2 West Palm Beach, FL Local: (561) Toll Free: (866) Fax: (561) The Florida Eating Disorders Treatment Referral Guide Welcome to the 4th edition of the Florida Eating Disorders Treatment Referral Guide developed by The Alliance for Eating Disorders Awareness. The goal of The Guide is to provide access to care for those who are struggling with an eating disorder and to provide referrals to healthcare practitioners who specialize in the treatment of eating disorders. The Guide begins with information regarding Anorexia Nervosa, Bulimia Nervosa, Binge Eating Disorder, and OSFED. The next section includes advice for loved ones, information about males and eating disorders, questions to ask and what to expect from treatment, reading suggestions, and a list of eating disorder organizations and websites. The following section is a directory of individual practitioners throughout the state of Florida. Lastly, you will find a comprehensive list of Inpatient, Residential, Day/ Partial Hospitalization, Intensive Outpatient, and Transitional Living treatment programs located throughout the country. Please feel free to make copies of the information included in The Guide for education, outreach, and/or to share with anyone who needs it. Founded in October 2000, The Alliance is a non-profit organization that is dedicated to providing programs and activities aimed at outreach and education related to health promotion, including all eating disorders, obesity, positive body image, and self-esteem. For information on eating disorders, treatment, and/or the organization, please contact us toll-free at (866) or This directory of treatment providers was compiled as a resource for use by those seeking treatment from eating disorders. This directory does not imply endorsement of the treatment providers listed. The accuracy of any information in this directory is the responsibility of each treatment provider as they submit their information for inclusion in this guide. Information is supplied solely by the providers themselves and is not checked or warranted by The Alliance for Eating Disorders Awareness. The Alliance for Eating Disorders Awareness offers the Referral Guide as a resource for treatment; however, we do not pre-screen or pre-evaluate providers in any way before they are listed. Anyone using this resource is solely responsible for interviewing and selecting a provider. The Alliance for Eating Disorders Awareness does not recommend or endorse any of the practitioners listed in the guide. The FLORIDA EATING DISORDERS TREATMENT REFERRAL GUIDE Volume 4, August 1, 2014 is published annually by The Alliance for Eating Disorders Awareness, 1649 Forum Place #2, West Palm Beach, FL allianceforeatingdisorders.com 3

4 PERSONALIZED EATING DISORDER TREATMENT We emphasize recovery through awareness of one s relationship with self, others, and the environment. Our three centers offer comprehensive, personalized treatment for men, women and adolescents with eating disorders and associated issues, helping them build the confi dence they need to successfully transition back to a healthy lifestyle. CRC HEALTH GROUP PROVIDES COMPREHENSIVE TREATMENT AT EVERY LEVEL OF CARE Three centers nationwide Highly experienced, expert medical staff Extensive range of programs, services, and therapeutic approaches Advanced, results-driven care Eating Disorders Treatment Programs HELP FOR YOU OR A LOVED ONE IS JUST A PHONE CALL AWAY. CONTACT US AT OR VISIT US ONLINE

5 About The Alliance THE ALLIANCE FOR EATING DISORDERS AWARENESS The Alliance for Eating Disorders Awareness (The Alliance) is a nonprofit organization that is dedicated to providing programs and activities aimed at outreach and education related to health promotion, including all eating disorders, positive body image, and selfesteem. Founded in October 2000, The Alliance has worked tirelessly to prevent eating disorders and promote a positive body image, free from weight preoccupation and size prejudice. This multi-faceted organization offers educational presentations, support groups for those struggling and for their family and friends, advocacy for mental health legislation, and a toll-free national phone help line, as well as referrals, training, support, and mentoring services, all free of charge. Since its inception, The Alliance has offered presentations on eating disorders, positive body image and self-esteem to more than 200,000 individuals throughout the United States, including in-office learning forums for all health care professionals. mission statement The Alliance for Eating Disorders Awareness (The Alliance) is dedicated to providing programs and activities aimed at outreach and education related to health promotion, including all eating disorders, obesity, positive body image, and self-esteem. advocacy The Alliance is committed to the improvement of education, outreach, research, and treatment of eating disorders. Regular trips to Washington D.C. and state capitols, letter writing campaigns, phone calls/ s, and training of other advocates are all ways The Alliance acts as a voice for change. The Alliance is a proud member of The Eating Disorders Coalition (EDC). community education The Alliance is committed to increasing education and awareness through educational presentations at public/private middle schools, high schools, colleges, graduate programs, social service agencies, youth groups, healthcare programs, etc. professional training The Alliance provides training, free of charge, to educators, mental health practitioners, healthcare providers, and other community groups and agencies. A major component of the professional trainings is the Eating Disorders 101 Program, which provides healthcare professionals (physicians, dentists, nurses, etc.) with the latest information about eating disorders. This presentation includes lunch, continuing education credits, and training for professionals specific to their area of expertise, all at their place of business. The presentation educates providers how to properly screen for, assess, and refer eating disorders allianceforeatingdisorders.com 5

6 What is an Eating Disorder? Eating disorders involve serious disturbances in eating behavior, such as extreme and unhealthy reduction of food intake or severe overeating, as well as feelings of distress or extreme concern about body shape or weight. Eating disorders do not discriminate between gender, class, race or age no one is immune. The four most common eating disorders are Anorexia Nervosa, Bulimia Nervosa, Binge Eating Disorder, and Other Specified Feeding and Eating Disorders (OSFED). Anorexia Anorexia Nervosa is characterized as self-induced starvation resulting in low body weight. Individuals who are battling Anorexia fear weight gain and/or engage in persistent behaviors to avoid weight gain, even though they are actually underweight. They encounter disturbances in the experience of body weight and/or shape. Bulimia Bulimia Nervosa is an eating disorder characterized as bingeing (excessive or compulsive consumption of food) and purging (getting rid of food). Symptoms may include repeated episodes of bingeing and purging, eating beyond the point of fullness, feeling out of control during a binge, inappropriate compensatory behaviors following a binge, frequent dieting, and extreme concern with body weight and/or shape. Binge Eating Disorder (BED) Binge Eating Disorder is characterized as recurring episodes of eating significantly more food in a short period of time than most people would eat under similar circumstances, with episodes marked by feelings of lack of control. This disorder is associated with marked distress and occurs, on average, at least once a week over three months. Other Specified Feeding or Eating Disorders (OSFED) Other Specified Feeding and Eating Disorders (OSFED) are characterized as disturbances in eating behavior that do not meet all criteria for anorexia, bulimia, or binge eating disorder. It is a common eating disorder diagnosis. Examples of OSFED include: atypical anorexia nervosa, purging disorder, and night-eating syndrome. Warning signs and related medical/psychological conditions of OSFED are similar to, and just as severe as, those for the other eating disorders. 6 allianceforeatingdisorders.com Contributing Factors may include Biological factors: Eating disorders often run in families. Of all the factors that determine who develops an eating disorder, 50-80% of those factors are genetic. Social factors: Unrealistic pressures to obtain the perfect body; constant exposure to images of perfection; and narrow definitions of beauty. Psychological factors: Substantial co-morbidity with other mental health disorders (i.e. depression, anxiety, obsessive-compulsive disorder); low self-esteem; and feelings of loss of control. Interpersonal factors: History of abuse; teasing about size or weight; traumatic life event(s); and difficulty expressing feelings and emotions.. Getting Help If you think you or someone you know is battling an eating disorder, please do not deny that a problem exists. Seek specialized, professional help as soon as possible. Learn about eating disorders. Do not be afraid to talk to someone about it. For more information please log on to Help is available and recovery is possible! Did you know... 4 out of 10 Americans have either suffered, or have known someone who has suffered, from an eating disorder 2014

7 What is Anorexia? ANOREXIA NERVOSA is an eating disorder characterized as self-induced starvation and excessive weight loss. According to Dr. Thomas Insel, Director of National Institute of Mental Health, Research tells us that Anorexia is a brain disease with severe metabolic effects on the entire body. While Anorexia is the third most common chronic illness among adolescents, eating disorders do not discriminate between age, gender, race or class no one is immune. Signs and Symptoms may include Significant weight loss/low body weight Distorted body image Fear of, or behavior interfering with, weight gain Preoccupation with weight, calories, food, etc. Feelings of guilt after eating Denial of severity of low weight High levels of anxiety and/or depression Low self-esteem Self-injury Withdrawal from friends and activities Excuses for not eating/denial of hunger Food rituals Intense, dramatic mood swings Pale appearance/yellowish skin tone Thin, dull, and dry hair, skin, and nails Cold intolerance/hypothermia Fatigue/fainting Abuse of laxatives, diet pills, or diuretics Excessive and compulsive exercise Did you know... Anorexia has the highest mortality rate among all psychological disorders Health Complications may include Amenorrhea (cessation of menstrual cycle) Abnormally slow and/or irregular heartbeat Low blood pressure Anemia (iron deficiency) Poor circulation in hands and feet Muscle loss and weakness (including the heart) Dehydration/kidney failure Edema/swelling/water retention Memory loss/disorientation Chronic constipation Growth of fine, downy hair all over body Weak or brittle bones/osteoporosis Getting Help If you think you or someone you know is battling Anorexia, please do not deny that a problem exists. Seek specialized, professional help as soon as possible. Do not be afraid to talk to someone about it. For more information about Anorexia, please log on to Help is available and recovery is possible! 2014 allianceforeatingdisorders.com 7

8 What is Bulimia? BULIMIA NERVOSA is an eating disorder characterized as bingeing (excessive or compulsive consumption of food) and purging (getting rid of food). Symptoms may include repeated episodes of bingeing and purging, eating beyond the point of fullness, feeling out of control during a binge, inappropriate compensatory behaviors following a binge, frequent dieting, and extreme concern with body weight and shape. Signs and Symptoms may include Bingeing and purging Secretive eating and/or missing food Visits to the bathroom after meals Preoccupation with food Weight fluctuations Self-injury Excessive/compulsive exercise regimes despite fatigue, illness, or injury Abuse of laxatives, diet pills, and/or diuretics Swollen parotid glands in cheeks and neck Discoloration and/or staining of the teeth Broken blood vessels in eyes and/or face Scarring/calluses on the back of the hands/knuckles from self-induced vomiting Sore throat Heartburn/acid reflux Feelings of shame and guilt Self-criticism and low self-esteem High levels of anxiety and/or depression Did you know... People struggling with bulimia nervosa are usually of average body weight Health Complications may include Electrolyte imbalances, which can lead to irregular heartbeat and seizures Edema/swelling/water retention Dehydration Vitamin and mineral deficiencies Gastrointestinal problems Chronic irregular bowel movements and/or constipation Inflammation and possible rupture of the esophagus Tears in the lining of the stomach Chronic kidney problems/failure Tooth decay Getting Help If you think you or someone you know is battling Bulimia, please do not deny that a problem exists. Seek specialized, professional help as soon as possible. Do not be afraid to talk to someone about it. For more information about Bulimia, please log on to Help is available and recovery is possible! 8 allianceforeatingdisorders.com 2014

9 What is Binge Eating Disorder? BINGE EATING DISORDER (BED) is characterized as recurring episodes of eating significantly more food in a short period of time than most people would eat under similar circumstances, with episodes marked by feelings of lack of control. This disorder is associated with marked distress and occurs, on average, at least once a week over three months (American Psychiatric Association). BED is the most common eating disorder in the United States. Up to 40% of those struggling with BED are not overweight or obese. An estimated 3.5% of women, 2% of men, and 30% to 40% of those seeking weight loss treatments can be clinically diagnosed with BED. Signs and Symptoms may include Eating large quantities of food, without purging behaviors, when not hungry Sense of lack of control over eating Eating until uncomfortably/painfully full Weight gain/fluctuations Feelings of shame, guilt, disgust, and embarrassment Self-medicating with food Eating alone/secretive eating Hiding food High levels of anxiety and/or depression Low self-esteem Did you know... Binge Eating Disorder is the most common eating disorder in the U.S. For more information on Binge Eating Disorder Health Complications may include Overweight or obesity Type II diabetes Osteoarthritis Lipid abnormalities (including increased cholesterol) High blood pressure Chronic kidney problems Gastrointestinal problems Heart disease Gallbladder disease Joint and muscle pain Sleep apnea Getting Help If you think you or someone you know is battling Binge Eating Disorder, please do not deny that a problem exists. Seek specialized, professional help as soon as possible. Do not be afraid to talk to someone about it. For more information about Binge Eating Disorder please log on to Help is available and recovery is possible! 2014 allianceforeatingdisorders.com 9

10 For Males Misconceptions about eating disorders being a female disease (or a gay disease when seen in males) often perpetuate strong feelings of shame in males about having an eating disorder. This shame may result in denial of the eating disorder and/or reluctance to seek treatment. Eating disorders are clinically similar in both genders, but differ in some gender-specific aspects. In comparison to females, males tend to be more concerned with body size, specifically with building muscle, than with weight loss. Male eating disorders are on the rise, and the numbers are increasing rapidly. A 2007 study by Harvard Medical School found that 25% (not the traditionally stated 10-15%) of study participants with anorexia and bulimia were male. An estimated 40% of those with binge eating disorder are male. Signs and Symptoms may include Low self-esteem Perfectionistic attitude Over-achievement/high expectations Avoidance of conflict Depression and/or anxiety Need for control Feelings of worthlessness Feelings of self-loathing Need for acceptance Difficultly expressing emotions Contributing Factors may include Genetics Being overweight or obese as a child Being abused/teased as a child Participating in weight-oriented sports such as wrestling, horse jockeying, or football Gender identity/sexual orientation Co-morbidity with other disorders History of dieting For more information on Males and Eating Disorders allianceforeatingdisorders.com Muscle Dysmorphia Muscle Dysmorphia most often seen in males is a disorder that causes a person to constantly obsess and/or worry about being too small, underdeveloped, and/or underweight. Typically those with Muscle Dysmorphia are not frail or underdeveloped at all, and actually have high muscle mass. They obsess about having the perfect physique and believe their muscles are inadequate. This disorder is a form of Body Dysmorphic Disorder and is related to Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder. Those with Muscle Dysmorphia constantly obsess over their imperfections, further distorting their self perception. This can significantly impair the person s mood, often leading to depression or other emotional distress. Feelings of inadequacy may affect many areas of their life. Warning Signs of Muscle Dysmorphia may include Distorted self-image Missing social events, skipping work, and cancelling plans in order to work out Never being satisfied with one s muscle mass Working out despite an injury Maintaining extreme workout methods Maintaining a strict high-protein and low-fat diet Using excessive amounts of food supplements Steroid abuse, unnecessary plastic surgery, and even suicide attempts 2014

11 For Loved Ones Eating disorders affect not only the individual who is suffering, but also those around them. Loved ones desperately want to help their friend/family member, but often anything they say will be met with anger, frustration, denial, or avoidance. Do Not Deny a Problem Exists! It can be difficult to believe a loved one is capable of hurting himself/herself by means of an eating disorder. If your loved one displays signs and symptoms from the previous pages, seek help immediately. Early intervention greatly increases the likelihood of recovery. It is also important that you, the family and friends of someone going through an eating disorder, get help and support for yourselves. Please consider attending family therapy and/or a family and friends support group. It is crucial that you maintain your physical and emotional health so you can help your loved one when he/she needs you. How to Help a Loved One Do Learn about eating disorders (See pg. 13 for suggested reading) Find an appropriate time and place to talk to the individual in private Communicate your concerns using I statements Stress the importance of professional, specialized help Be mindful of your words/actions Express your continued support Validate your loved one s feelings, struggles, and accomplishments Ask what your loved one needs from you and how you can help Take care of your own mental, physical, and emotional health Don t Don t be scared Don t engage in a power struggle and/or try to force the individual to eat or not eat Don t bring up stressful topics during mealtime Don t attempt to solve or fix his/her problems Don t blame yourself or your loved one Don t comment on calorie/food intake, weight, appearance, etc., even in a positive way Don t expect recovery to be perfect Don t promise to keep it a secret Please Remember CPR C P R You didn t CAUSE it. You can t CONTROL it. You can t CURE it. You can learn how NOT to CONTRIBUTE to it. You need to learn how to COPE with it. Take CARE of yourself. Avoid PANIC. It prohibits clear thinking and calm reactions. Recovery is a PROCESS. Two steps forward and one backwards. PROGRESS, not PERFECTION, is the goal. PATIENCE is critical. RESPOND instead of REACT. REMEMBER to listen. REFLECT and REASON before you speak. RECOVERY is a journey, a long ROAD that may include RELAPSE. REACH out to others for love and support allianceforeatingdisorders.com 11

12 What to Ask and Expect Effective eating disorder treatment usually requires a team of professionals, who will work together to address the medical, psychological, nutritional, and psychiatric components of the illness. Many people want to know exactly what treatment will be like and how long it will last, but no one can really know it is different for each individual. Remember, even the most renowned therapist in the world may not be the best therapist for you, just as no one outfit is the perfect fit for everyone. If you feel that the first, second, or even third person you see is not a good fit, don t be afraid to make a change. If it isn t working, you have no obligation to stay. Do not think that just because the first person you see does not work out, no therapy is going to work. Members of the Treatment Team Ideally, all should specialize in treating eating disorders PRIMARY CARE PHYSICIAN: A doctor that is knowledgeable about eating disorders should be your first step in the process of treatment and is a MUST for everyone with an eating disorder. The physician will assess the individual s physical condition. The physician will continue to be part of the treatment team and will monitor the person to make sure they remain medically stable. He/she will work in concert with the therapeutic team to decide if you are able to receive treatment on an outpatient basis or if you must receive a higher level of care. THERAPIST: The therapist focuses on eating disorder symptoms, as well as the underlying issues that contribute to and help to maintain the eating disorder. The therapist will also assist you in learning steps toward recovery, including healthier coping skills and stress management techniques; so you will no longer need to rely on the eating disorder. Types of therapy include Individual,, Family, Art, Movement, etc. DIETITIAN/NUTRITIONIST: At the beginning, the role of the dietitian is to stabilize nutritional status and correct any deficits. The dietitian will help develop a nutrition plan that meets the individual s needs, stabilizes body chemistry, and establishes healthier eating patterns. Their goal is not to change eating habits overnight, but to build a healthier relationship with food for their client. PSYCHIATRIST: Psychopharmacological intervention is a very important part of treatment for a large portion of those battling eating disorders. The psychiatrist can prescribe medicine to help improve mood disturbances (i.e. depression and anxiety). Medications may also help curb obsessive and compulsive thoughts and rituals. DENTIST: Physical changes in one s mouth are one of the first signs that an eating disorder is present. Studies show that up to 89% of individuals with bulimia show signs of tooth erosion, and 28% are first diagnosed by dental professionals. It is imperative to see a dentist to check for any erosion, bone loss, and/or other damage done. 12 allianceforeatingdisorders.com Questions to ask a potential therapist 1. How much experience have you had working with eating disorders? 2. What percentage of your practice is devoted to treating people with eating disorders? 3. What kind of professional training do you have? Education? Licenses? 4. What do you charge for a session? 5. Do you take insurance? Which plans? Do you have any kind of sliding scale? If not, will you provide a receipt for out of network reimbursement? 6. What medical information do you need? Will I need a medical evaluation before entering your care? 7. What are your therapeutic philosophies and approaches? 8. How do you determine what treatment regimen I need? 9. Do you work with a treatment team? 10. What is your process of referral to a higher level of care if that is needed? 11. What is your appointment availability? How long does an appointment last? How often will we be meeting? 2014

13 Suggested Reading General Eating Disorders 8 Keys to Recovery from an Eating Disorder Carolyn Costin & Gwen Schubert Grabb Body Wars Margo Maine, Ph.D. Eating in the Light of the Moon Anita Johnston, Ph.D. Intuitive Eating Evelyn Tribole, MS, RD & Elyse Resch, RD, CEDRD Life Beyond Your Eating Disorder Johanna S. Kandel Life Without ED Jenni Schaefer Males with Eating Disorders Arnold Anderson, M.D. Midlife Eating Disorders Cynthia Bulik, Ph.D. Regaining Your Self Ira M. Sacker, MD & Sheila Buff Women Food and God Geneen Roth Friends and Family 100 Questions and Answers About ED Carolyn Costin, LMFT, MA, MEd Brave Girl Eating Harriet Brown Father Hunger Margo Maine, Ph.D. Mom in the Mirror Dena Cabrera & Emily T. Wierenga Surviving an Eating Disorder Michelle Siegel, Ph.D., Judith Brisman, Ph.D. & Margot Weinshel, M.S.W. Why She Feels Fat Johanna McShane, Ph.D. & Tony Paulson, Ph.D. Anorexia: A Guide to Recovery Lindsey Hall & Monika Ostroff, LICSW Anatomy of Anorexia Steven Levenkron, PhD Beating Ana Shannon Cutts Eating with Your Anorexic Laura Collins Andrea s Voice...Silenced by Bulimia Doris Smeltzer with Andrea Lynn Smeltzer Bulimia: A Guide to Recovery Lindsey Hall & Leigh Cohn Bulimia: A Guide for Family and Friends Roberta Sherman, Ph.D. & Ron Thompson, Ph.D. Overcoming Bulimia Workbook Randi McCabe, Ph.D., Traci McFarlane, Ph.D., & Marion Olmsted, Ph.D. Binge Eating and Compulsive Overeating Workbook Carolyn Coker Ross, MD, MPH Break Free From Emotional Eating Geneen Roth Crave: Why You Binge Eat and How to Stop Cynthia M. Bulik, Ph.D. End Emotional Eating Jennifer Taitz, PsyD Anorexia Bulimia Binge Eating Disorder Food: The Good Girl s Drug Sunny Sea Gold Overcoming Binge Eating Dr. Christopher Fairburn Overcoming Overeating Jane R. Hirschman & Carol H. Hunter **The Alliance for Eating Disorders Awareness does not recommend or endorse any of the books or authors listed in the guide.** 2014 allianceforeatingdisorders.com 13

14 Organizations & Websites Academy for Eating Disorders aedweb.org Alliance for Eating Disorders Awareness allianceforeatingdisorders.com Andrea s Voice Foundation andreasvoice.org Association of Professionals Treating Eating Disorders Austin Foundation for Eating Disorders austinfed.org Binge Eating Disorder Association bedaonline.com Community Outreach for Prevention of Eating Disorders cope-ecf.org Eating Disorder Foundation eatingdisorderfoundation.org Eating Disorder Hope eatingdisorderhope.com Eating Disorder Network of Central Florida edncf.org Eating Disorder Network of Maryland ednmaryland.org Eating Disorder Recovery Support edrs.net Eating Disorders Anonymous eatingdisordersanonymous.org Eating Disorders Coalition of Arkansas edcofar.org Eating Disorders Coalition of Iowa edciowa.com Eating Disorders Coalition for Research, Policy and Action eatingdisorderscoalition.org Eating Disorders Coalition of Tennessee edct.net Eating Disorders Information Network myedin.org Eating Disorders Referral and Information edreferral.com Eating Disorders Resource Center edrcsv.org The Elisa Project theelisaproject.org Emily Program Foundation emilyprogramfoundation.org FEAST: Empowered and Supporting Treatment of Eating Disorders feast-ed.org Finding Balance findingbalance.com FREED Foundation freedfoundation.org Global Fund for Eating Disorders gfed.org HOPE: Helping Other People Eat hopetolive.com International Association of Eating Disorders Professionals iaedp.com Joy Project joyproject.org The Kirsten Haglund Foundation kirstenhaglund.org Manna Scholarship Fund mannafund.org x107 Maudsley Parents maudsleyparents.org MCR Foundation mcrfoundation.com Mental Fitness, Inc. normal-life.org Mentor Connect mentorconnect-ed.org Michigan Eating Disorders Alliance mieda.org Missouri Eating Disorders Association moeatingdisorders.org Multi-Service Eating Disorders Association Inc. medainc.org National Association of Anorexia Nervosa & Associated Disorders anad.org National Association for Males with Eating Disorders namedinc.org National Eating Disorders Association nationaleatingdisorders.org Oklahoma Eating Disorders Association okeatingdisorders.org Ophelia s Place opheliasplace.org Project Heal theprojectheal.org Something Fishy something-fishy.org T.H.E. Center for Disordered Eating thecenternc.org Tri-State Eating Disorder Resource Team edrteam.org White Picket Fence Foundation **The Alliance for Eating Disorders Awareness does not recommend or endorse any of the organizations or websites listed in the guide.** 14 allianceforeatingdisorders.com 2014

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16 Aventura Lois Krop, MSW, EDD Biscayne Blvd Ste. #203 Aventura, FL Treats: Anorexia, Obesity Depression Linda Reff Summer, LCSW, CEDS, CRAT 2999 NE 191st Street Ste. #703 Aventura, FL Self- Injury Haica Rosenfeld, PSYD W Dixie Highway Ste. #2 Aventura, FL Other Languages: Spanish Modalities: Individuals Depression, PTSD, Sexual Abuse Dalit Szkolnik, MA, RD, LD Registered Dietitan W Dixie Highway Ste. #2 Aventura, FL Other Languages: Spanish Modalities: Individuals, Also Treats: Alcohol & Drugs Boca Raton Sue Babcock, PSYD 7301-A W Palmetto Park Road Ste. #106-C Boca Raton, FL Serves: College Modalities: Individuals, Couples Also Treats: Anxiety, Depression Naomi Berger, LMFT, LMHC, CEDS, iaedp Approved Supervisor Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist 1900 Glades Road Ste. #352 Boca Raton, FL Other Languages: Hebrew, Hungarian Treats: Anorexia, Bulimia, Obesity PTSD, Laura Bromberg Kreiger, LCSW 2200 NW Corporate Blvd Ste. #311 Boca Raton, FL Modalities: Individuals Depression, PTSD, Sexual Abuse Caroline Bullen, PSYD Clinical 2500 N Military Trail Ste. #205 Boca Raton, FL Modalities: Individuals, Depression, Sexual Abuse, Vivian Cardona Grout, MED, LMHC Licensed Mental Health Counselor E Key Drive Boca Raton, FL Other Languages: Spanish Depression, Personality Disorders **The Alliance for Eating Disorders Awareness does not recommend or endorse any of the practitioners listed in the guide.** 16 allianceforeatingdisorders.com 2014

17 Beth Cutler, MS, LMHC, NCC, CAP Licensed Mental Health Counselor 1489 W Palmetto Park Road Ste. #320 Boca Raton, FL Treats: Obesity Body Image, Depression Lisa Delaney, MS, RD, LD/N Registered Dietitian/Nutritionist 2201 NW Corporate Blvd Ste. #108 Boca Raton, FL Modalities: Individuals, Brian Feldman, MD Psychiatrist 7200 West Camino Real Ste. #215 Boca Raton, FL Serves: College Modalities: Individuals Also Treats: Anxiety, Depression, Personality Disorders, PTSD Adam Friedman, PHD 1900 Glades Road Ste. #352 Boca Raton, FL Carolina Gaviria, LMHC, NCC 101 Plaza Real South Ste. #226 Boca Raton, FL Other Languages: Spanish, German Shawn Gersman, MD Psychiatrist 1499 W Palmetto Park Road Ste. #166 Boca Raton, FL Henah Gupta, PHD 7100 W Camino Real Ste. #203 Boca Raton, FL Other Languages: Hindi Jody Kaufman, LCSW 7860 Glades Road Boca Raton, FL Treats: Anorexia, Bulimia Body Image, Depression, PTSD Jennifer Lorey, LCSW, CEDS 370 W Camino Gardens Blvd Ste. #346 Boca Raton, FL Serves: College, Athletes **The Alliance for Eating Disorders Awareness does not recommend or endorse any of the practitioners listed in the guide.** 2014 allianceforeatingdisorders.com 17

18 Roslyn Malmaud, PHD 5301 N Federal Highway Ste. #270 Boca Raton, FL Depression, EJ Manton, LCSW 9325 W Glades Road Ste. #208 Boca Raton, FL PTSD, Sexual Abuse, Stephanie May, PSYD 2295 NW Corporate Blvd Ste. #231 Boca Raton, FL PTSD, Sexual Abuse, Terri Michael, MS, RD, LD/N Registered Dietician/Nutritionist 5455 N Federal Highway Ste. B Boca Raton, FL Serves: Children, Adolescents, Adults, Athletes Modalities: Individuals Also Treats: Alcohol & Drugs, Body Image Lisa Palmer, PHD, LMFT, CHT Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist 2200 N Federal Highway Ste. #230 Boca Raton, FL Disorders, Sexual Abuse, Anna Precht, PSYD 7100 W Camino Real Ste. #203 Boca Raton, FL Treats: Bulimia, BED Serves: Adolescents, Adults Modalities: Individuals, Also Treats: Anxiety, Personality Disorders, Heidi Rimer Cherwony, PSYD 2200 NW Corporate Blvd Ste. #311 Boca Raton, FL Body Image, Depression, Jason Eric Ross, PHD, LMHC Licensed Mental Health Counselor 399 Camino Gardens Blvd Ste. #307 Boca Raton, FL Treats: Bulimia, BED, Obesity Also Treats: Alcohol & Drugs, Body Image, Depression, Personality Disorders, Sexual Abuse, Francine Rubinstein, PSYD 7301 W Palmetto Park Road Ste. #210-C Boca Raton, FL Body Image, Depression, PTSD, Sexual Abuse, **The Alliance for Eating Disorders Awareness does not recommend or endorse any of the practitioners listed in the guide.** 18 allianceforeatingdisorders.com 2014

19 Malorie Schneider, PSYD Clinical 1700 N Dixie Highway Ste. #127 Boca Raton, FL Julie Shuman, PSYD 2200 NW Corporate Blvd Ste. #312 Boca Raton, FL Treats: Anorexia, Bulimia, Obesity Alison Tarlow, PSYD Clinical 2200 NW Corporate Blvd Ste. #300 Boca Raton, FL Modalities: Individuals,, Jodi Weissman, PHD, ARNP, CS Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner 7100 W Camino Real Ste. #207 Boca Raton, FL Modalities: Individuals, Depression, PTSD Barbara Winter, PHD 2900 N Military Trail Ste. #165 Boca Raton, FL PTSD, Sexual Abuse, Maria Wozniak, MD Physician 900 NW 13th Street Ste. #303 Boca Raton, FL Other Languages: Spanish Treats: Anorexia, Bulimia Serves: Adolescents, Adults Modalities: Individuals Bonita Springs Michele Silano, MA, MS, RD/LDN, RYT Registered Dietician Riverview Center Blvd Ste. #115 Bonita Springs, FL Other Languages: Spanish Modalities: Individuals, Also Treats: Alcohol & Drugs Boynton Beach Heather Murray, LCSW, CAP 950 N Congress Avenue Ste. #J230 Boynton Beach, FL , Obesity Disorders, PTSD Rebecca Perry, LMHC 2500 Quantum Lakes Drive Ste. #203 Boynton Beach, FL Treats: Bulimia, BED, Obesity Depression **The Alliance for Eating Disorders Awareness does not recommend or endorse any of the practitioners listed in the guide.** 2014 allianceforeatingdisorders.com 19

20 Clearwater Suzan Alexander, MSW, LCSW 2555 Enterprise Road Ste. #2 Clearwater, FL Depression Mari Broome, MSW, LCSW, RYT 1251 S Myrtle Avenue Clearwater, FL Modalities: Individuals,, Depression Deborah Day, MA, LMHC, NCC 2555 Enterprise Road Ste. #2 Clearwater, FL Treats: BED, Obesity Serves: Adults Depression, PTSD Lindsay Sinclair, PSYD 587 S Duncan Avenue Clearwater, FL Modalities: Individuals, Depression, Cooper City Dara Bushman-DeLeon, PSYD 2525 Embassy Drive Ste. #10 Cooper City, FL Body Image, Depression Karen Kriger, LCSW 9900 Stirling Road Ste. #210 Cooper City, FL Treats: Anorexia, Bulimia Body Image, Depression, PTSD, Coral Gables Rullina Acra-Cabral, RD, LD/N Registered Dietitian/Nutritionist 1450 Madruga Avenue Ste. #300 Coral Gables, FL Other Languages: Spanish Jeanette Alonso, LMHC, PA 301 Almeria Avenue Ste. #240 Coral Cables, FL Other Languages: Spanish Modalities: Individuals, Depression, PTSD, Sexual Abuse, Sandra Beggs, MA, PLMHC, BC-DMT Provisional LMHC 111 Majorca Avenue Coral Gables, FL **The Alliance for Eating Disorders Awareness does not recommend or endorse any of the practitioners listed in the guide.** 20 allianceforeatingdisorders.com 2014

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