Tag Archives: Intensive Outpatient Treatment

The Difference Between IOP and PHP Eating Disorder Programs

Woman smelling a flower and using Mindfulness in Eating Disorder Recovery Knowing which treatment level is right for you means knowing the different level options at treatment centers.  Intensive outpatient program (IOP) and partial hospitalization (PHP) are different options from which a person can choose.  Goals can vary by program, but typically goals for levels of care are too medically stabilize, decrease and cease destructive eating disorder behaviors, [...]
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IOPs and Their Benefits in Eating Disorder Treatment

Woman in IOP standing by waterfall Contributor: Morgan Krumeich, PsyD at The Center for Eating Disorders at The Center for Eating Disorders at Sheppard Pratt Working towards recovery from an eating disorder can be full of ups and downs as one progresses along the winding road of recovery. Many people utilize outpatient therapy and weekly support from specialty providers. At times [...]
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How to Use ED Treatment as Launch to a Stronger Family

Stronger Family Smiling After family-based therapy Contributor: Michelle Wells, The Meadows Ranch When my friend told me that her teenage daughter entered an intensive outpatient program for the treatment of anorexia, I hugged her, and then I congratulated her. “This is great news,” I said. A surprising response, maybe, but it was heartfelt. I encouraged her and celebrated because I knew [...]
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Understanding if Outpatient Care is Sufficient During Summer Vacation

College study abroad Contributor: Crystal Karges, MS, RDN, IBCLC, Director of Content and Social Media at Eating Disorder Hope/Addiction Hope Whether you are a student or developing a career in the workforce, whatever your age, gender or socioeconomic status may be, summertime often brings a welcomed break in various ways and forms. This may mean a break from [...]
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Understanding When Intensive Outpatient Treatment for Eating Disorders is Right for You

Woman receiving counseling on college campus Contributor: Crystal Karges, MS, RDN, IBCLC, Special Projects Coordinator at Eating Disorder Hope/Addiction Hope For anyone who has been in recovery from an eating disorder, it is understood how involved this journey can be. Eating disorder recovery and treatment often occurs in phases. Depending on the severity of the disease, the certain phases of treatment [...]
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