Alexandria, Virginia Office for Eating Disorders:
The Body Image Therapy Center’s Alexandria office provides outpatient services to those seeking treatment for eating disorders across the spectrum including anorexia, bulimia, binge eating and compulsive exercise. Our program is designed to help make significant behavioral, nutritional and psychological changes to reduce symptoms and improve overall quality of life. Clients ages 10 and up can work with a therapist, dietitian and psychiatric provider to help them recover from their immediate behaviors and deeper underlying causes.
- Establish a regular and sustainable eating pattern
- Stop all eating disorder behaviors for four consecutive weeks before discharge
- Recognize unhelpful thinking patterns and learn skills to change them
- Develop and demonstrate at least 5 alternative coping and self-soothing skills
- Decrease the importance of weight and shape in defining self-worth
- Integrate physical activity into daily routine and improve mood and self-esteem
- Identify and treat underlying causes of eating disorder behavior including anxiety, mood disorders, trauma, and other mental and physical health concerns
Treatment options include:
- Individual therapy
- Family therapy
- Nutrition counseling
- Psychiatric services
Treatment team includes:
- Masters or doctorate level therapist
- Registered Dietitian
- Psychiatrist or psychiatric nurse practitioner
- We are in the process of becoming in-network with most insurances and can often arrange single case agreements for those who do not have coverage for care with us. In most cases, you will be responsible for your deductible and co-pays.
- Please call us so we can verify your insurance information. As a courtesy to prospective patients our admissions staff will, with your consent, contact your insurance carrier to obtain a quote of insurance benefits. We will share this information with you to help you make an educated decision about your treatment options and what your insurance will cover.
- Our staff will also coordinate insurance coverage and payment for all treatment authorized by your insurance company.
Call the Body Image Therapy Center with offices in Maryland, Virginia, & DC at (877)-674-2843 today or CLICK HERE to contact our Intake Coordinator.