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Eating Disorder Treatment
in St. Louis Park, Minnesota

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Outpatient & Day Treatment for Adults and Adolescents

At The Emily Program’s St. Louis Park location in Minnesota, we are dedicated to delivering top-quality eating disorder treatment. Our commitment is underscored by our CARF International accreditation, demonstrating our focus on transparency and the utmost satisfaction of those we serve.

Our St. Louis Park clinic is highly esteemed, nationally recognized for its personalized, compassionate approach to addressing the complexities of eating disorders. We offer a comprehensive array of treatment options meticulously tailored to meet each client’s distinct needs. This includes specialized programs for adolescents as well as outpatient & day treatment for adults.

Our approach to adult and adolescent outpatient eating disorder treatment in St. Louis Park is grounded in evidence-based therapies, including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), nutrition counseling, group therapy, and a wide range of supportive activities. This comprehensive method ensures a holistic treatment experience addressing not just the physical symptoms but also the emotional, mental, and behavioral facets of eating disorders.

Treatment at our St. Louis Park location emphasizes early intervention and the vital role of specialized care in the recovery from eating disorders. We invite you to begin with our eating disorder quiz.  This initial step is valuable in answering the question “Do I have an eating disorder?” and gauging whether it’s time to seek professional assistance. Our devoted team stands ready to provide their expertise, compassion, and steadfast support on your path to recovery.

When you feel ready to take the next step, please contact us at 1-888-364-5977 to schedule an assessment. We are unwavering in our commitment to serving as your support system, delivering the highest standard of care, and aiding you in regaining control of your life from the grip of an eating disorder.

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Eating disorder treatment services include:

  • Intensive Day Program (IDP) for adults and adolescents
  • Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP) for adults and adolescents
  • Outpatient treatment for adults and adolescents
  • Lodging available for clients (18+) in IDP
  • Individual therapy
  • Group therapy
  • Nutritional evaluation and counseling
  • Family and couples therapy
  • Psychiatric services
  • Co-occurring disorder therapy
  • Integrative interventions, such as expressive arts and movement therapy
  • Medical services

Learn more about day treatment for adults (IOP/IDP)outpatient treatment for adults, and outpatient treatment for adolescents.

If you or someone you know needs help with an eating disorder, reach out today.

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Eating Disorders Treated at The Emily Program’s St. Louis Park, MN Eating Disorder Clinic

In St. Louis Park, Minnesota, The Emily Program’s multidisciplinary treatment teams weave compassion with evidence-based practices to create recovery plans tailored to each client. Here you’ll find experts equipped to tackle the complexities of eating disorders and any other mental health conditions, ensuring a comprehensive approach to lasting healing.

  • Anorexia Nervosa: Defined by a relentless pursuit of thinness and inability to maintain an appropriate body weight, due to a distorted self-image and an intense fear of weight gain.

  • Bulimia Nervosa: Characterized by patterns of binge eating followed by compensatory behaviors like vomiting or excessive exercise to “make up for” the food eaten

  • Binge Eating Disorder (BED): Defined by recurrent binge eating episodes that are followed by marked distress and feelings of disgust and self-loathing

The Emily Program also addresses disordered behaviors such as compulsive overeating, which often accompanies eating disorders like bulimia, binge eating disorder, and OSFED. No matter the complexities of your symptoms, our dedicated St. Louis Park team provides personalized, evidence-based care to support your journey toward sustained recovery.


Eating Disorder Treatment Services Provided at St. Louis Park include:

Group Psychotherapy:

In group therapy, you’ll be embraced by a community that listens and empathizes with your experiences, fostering a safe space for honest dialogue. You’ll connect with people who “get it,” and let the strength of collective support propel you forward. Our skilled therapists employ evidence-based techniques like CBT, DBT, and FBT to help you develop skills to manage your triggers and improve your relationship with yourself. 

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Family Therapy:

At The Emily Program, we encourage your loved ones to be involved in your treatment because of the profound impact of family support in eating disorder recovery e. Our family-based treatment (FBT) for adolescents — along with our family and couples therapy for adults — provides the education, tools, and confidence your loved ones need to support your healing journey. 

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Nutrition Therapy:

Our dedicated dietitians deliver personalized nutrition counseling, education, and meal planning at all levels of care. Our approach helps you stop participating in eating disorder behaviors, regain health, and rediscover your body’s natural hunger and fullness cues. 

Medical Care:

Eating disorders can lead to physical issues like brittle nails, hypotension, and irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). At The Emily Program’s St. Louis Park location, our skilled medical team is there to offer you care as needed so that you can focus on the other parts of recovery.

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Psychiatric Care:

At The Emily Program, we understand that co-occurring conditions like PTSD, depression, anxiety, and substance use disorder need to be addressed in addition to your eating disorder Our multidisciplinary team includes psychiatrists who can manage these co-occurring illnesses as needed, providing the psychological support you need to reconnect your mind and body.

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Experiential Activities:

The Emily Program’s intensive day and intensive outpatient treatment programs offer engaging activities such as cooking, grocery shopping, and dining experiences. These activities allow you to practice the coping skills you’ve developed in a real-world context, ensuring you’re well-prepared for life after treatment. 

Education/Schooling:

At The Emily Program, you don’t have to choose between recovery and academic progress. In our intensive day programs (IDP), we set aside time for study hall to ensure school-age clients can stay on track with their schoolwork. 

Additional Therapies:

At The Emily Program, we go beyond traditional therapy by delivering integrative approaches that help you process your emotions and express yourself. These therapies encompass:

  • Expressive Arts: Using art in treatment can help reduce your anxiety, address body image issues, and build healthier coping strategies. Expressive arts provide a non-verbal outlet for you to safely share, explore, and reflect on your thoughts and feelings.
  • Movement Therapy: Yoga, stretching, and strength training during treatment can aid you in reconnecting your mind and body. These forms of movement also serve as a healthy outlet for stress, helping you develop effective coping mechanisms for future triggers.

Eating disorder recovery begins here. Get started today. 

Where to find us

5354 Parkdale Drive, 3rd Floor
St. Louis Park, MN 55416
P: 888-364-5977 ext. 1400
F: 952-746-5962
Toll-Free: 1-888-364-5977

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Ample free parking is available in the lot around our building. The Emily Program is located on the 3rd floor of the West End Three building.


Lodging

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Lodging for Adults in IDP

The Emily Program believes treatment should be accessible to everyone. Lodging is another way we’re committed to encouraging lifetime recovery for our clients.

Our comfortable and secure lodging options were specifically designed for adult clients (18+) recovering in our IDP eating disorder treatment programs in MN.

For clients who live away from the area, but need IDP

  • Beautiful homelike surroundings in a safe and secure neighborhood setting
  • A comfortable, nonclinical setting
  • Convenient accessibility within blocks of The Emily Program offices, public transportation, restaurants, and retail shops
  • Fully furnished rooms with modern amenities
  • Onsite laundry facilities, WiFi, and common area
  • Opportunities to practice real-life recovery skills
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Contact our admissions team at 1-888-364-5977 for more information about lodging.

We’re Here to Help

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Laine Bermansohn, MA, LPCC

Site Director

P: 651-645-5323 ext. 1172

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Lindsay Dibble

Office Manager

P: 1-866-479-9990 ext. 2315

Mary Bretzman

Mary Bretzman, MD

Regional Medical Director, North
Cassandra Jones

Cassandra Jones, MD

Regional Director of Child and Adolescent Medical Services, North
Scott Crow

Scott Crow, MD

Regional Director of Psychiatric Services, North
Caleb Kaihoi

Caleb Kaihoi, MA, LMFT

Senior Regional Director, North
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Mark Warren, MD, MPH, FAED

Chief Medical Officer

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