Screeners for Eating Disorders

There are several screening tools useful for detecting disordered eating behaviors in patients. These tools are not designed to make a diagnosis; however, they can be helpful in identifying those who could benefit from a referral to a specialist for an eating disorder...

Health at Every Size

Patients seeking medical care are typically first evaluated on the basis of their weight, regardless of whether or not it is relevant to their presenting concern. This weight-centric approach can overshadow other health needs and lead to false positives for larger...

Eating Disorder Groups

Our Eating Disorder treatment team is now offering a variety of groups, for both clinical and subclinical populations. These groups meet weekly with our Certified Eating Disorder Specialist, Cara Reinbrecht, MS, LMHC, NCC, CEDS, or our Registered Dietitian, Amanda...

Binge Eating Disorder

DSM Diagnostic Criteria Recurrent episodes of binge eating, which is characterized by eating, in a discrete period of time, an amount of food that is definitely larger than what most people would eat in a similar period of time under similar circumstances, and a sense...

Exercise Addiction

Considering its benefits, both mentally and physically, regular exercise can be viewed as beneficial and even therapeutic. However, when practiced obsessively, rewarding behaviors such as exercise can trigger severe negative consequences. Exercise addiction has been...

Nutritional Counseling Services

Center for Hope offers nutritional counseling as part of our multidisciplinary approach to mental health. Our registered and certified dietitian, Amanda Atkinson, MA, RD, CD, provides outpatient and intensive outpatient care for our practice. To achieve optimal health...