McCallum Place St. Louis
Offering 24-hour Residential, two levels of partial hospital day treatment, intensive outpatient, an outpatient clinic and group therapies.
Our programs balance structure and independence, helping individuals build the confidence and skills necessary to let go of their patterns of restrictive eating, purging, and compulsive exercise.
In our programs, we help patients restore energy & exercise balance and flexibility & trust through tailored opportunities with experienced staff.
- Residential treatment for men, women, adolescents and elite athletes
- Extended partial hospitalization (10-hours daily)
- Traditional partial hospitalization (6-hours daily)
- Separate programs for adults and adolescents
- Adult intensive outpatient program 3-6 days/week (3 hours)
- Adolescent intensive outpatient program 3-6 days/week (3 hours)
- Transitional Living Apartment for those in recovery step down
Male Eating Disorder Treatment
To address the growing number of male eating disorders, McCallum Place St. Louis also provides special therapy groups for men. The male-specific groups allows guys an opportunity to openly discuss and process the unique challenges they face as a result of their eating disorder and body image issues.
McCallum Place strives to help individuals build the confidence and skills necessary to let go of their patterns of restrictive eating, purging, and compulsive exercise. Our protocols are designed to help patients restore weight minimize relapse with restricting, binge eating, vomiting, and/or compulsive exercise. Our goal is to empower each patient to develop the capacity to act from a state of mindfulness.
When in wise mind a person is able to change how food and body image is used to express underlying emotional needs and concerns.
Our individual psychotherapy sessions allow for in-depth exploration and group work helps integrate newly acquired skills. We also encourage our patients to practice weight maintenance and flexible eating prior to discharge.
When possible, a gradual, flexible step-down program is recommended to ease the transition back to independent living. We give individuals suffering from eating disorders, including anorexia and bulimia, the power to manage the fears associated with new meal expectations and changes in body size.
- Psychiatric evaluation and treatment
- 24 hour medical monitoring
- Nutritional evaluation, counseling and individualized meal plan development (on-site kitchen with chefs)
- Individual, group and family psychotherapy
- Nutritional outings to grocery stores and restaurants
- Meal support at each snack, lunch and dinner
- Art therapy, restorative yoga and meditation, pet therapy
- Family programming
- Fitness retraining
McCallum Place St. Louis offers regularly scheduled family programming, which provides parents and loved-ones an opportunity to gain a greater understanding of eating disorders while remaining closely involved in the patient’s recovery.
Parents of our adolescent patients participate in our weekly multi-parent psycho-education and process group.
Led by Dr. Kimberli McCallum who specializes in treating children and adolescents with eating disorders, this group provides parents with the knowledge and skills they need to help their adolescent recover while connecting with others who share a common struggle.
Parents also receive weekly family coaching sessions from their adolescent’s individual therapist and dietitian.
As part of treatment, families are invited to a family day one Saturday a month to learn about eating disorders and tools to help their child continue recovery outside of McCallum Place.
Staff to assist with admissions and verifying health insurance benefits
- Board certified psychiatrists
- Board certified family physician
- Psychiatric nurse practitioner
- Registered Nurse
- Multidisciplinary therapists
- Registered dietitians
- Experiential therapists for art, yoga, body movement and drama
- Fitness professionals
- Case manager
- Direct care staff
Eating Disorder Support Groups
Mondays: Family & Loved Ones Support Group
As part of continuing care, past and current family members and loved ones with a patient receiving treatment at either McCallum Place or Webster Wellness Professionals (our outpatient clinic by Dr. Kim McCallum, MD, and Dr. Randy Flanery, Ph.D, located in the same building as McCallum Place St. Louis Therapy Suite) may attend and participate in this group.
This Multi-Family Support Group is facilitated by Dr. Kimberli McCallum. The group meets every Monday, except on holidays, from 4:30pm-5:30pm at the Therapy Suite, 231 W. Lockwood Ave., Ste. 201. (Note: This group will not be held during the month of December).
Thursdays: Eating Disorders Aftercare Group
As a part of continuing care, past patients of McCallum Place may attend the weekly Aftercare Support Group. This group is free for life and open to all past patients of McCallum Place.
We meet every Thursday from 5:15pm-6:15pm at the Therapy Suite, 231 W. Lockwood Ave. The group is designed to offer extra support following discharge from McCallum Place programming.
Thursdays: Open Eating Disorders Support Group
This group is open to anyone in the community struggling with disordered eating or in recovery from an eating disorder. It is designed to help those who feel they need extra support and connect with others who understand. We meet every Thursday evening from 6:30pm-7:30pm at the Therapy Suite, 231 W. Lockwood Ave. There is a $10 charge for each session.
We are located in the same building as Robust Wine Bar and Yo My Goodness, on the 2nd floor. There is no need to call ahead or RSVP, as it is an open group.
In order to minimize costs, McCallum Place St. Louis accepts most major insurance plans for eating disorder treatment.