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Eating Disorder Treatment Program
To schedule an appointment or request more information, please call 612-813-7179.
Providers who wish to refer a patient should call Abbott Northwestern's One Call Transfer Center at
Abbott Northwestern, in collaboration with the Center for Treatment of Eating Disorders at Children's Hospitals & Clinics of Minnesota - Minneapolis, offers adult patients expert, inpatient care for medical stabilization, telemetry monitoring, nutritional rehabilitation and access to inpatient specialists. This program provides inpatient and outpatient treatment that is based on Enhanced Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT-E) - the leading evidence-based treatment for eating disorders.
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy - Enhanced
Enhanced Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT-E) for Eating Disorders was developed by Christopher Fairburn, MD and colleagues at the Centre for Research on Eating Disorders Oxford University in Oxford, England. CBT-E is the leading evidence-based treatment for all types of eating disorders.
The goals of this program are to help patients attain:
Your care team
The Eating Disorder Treatment Program is led by medical director, Julie Lesser, MD, and associate medical director, Beth Brandenburg, MD. They are supported by a team of highly trained staff that includes:
A typical day
In a typical day, patients can expect:
It is our expectation that patients in the Eating Disorder Treatment Program will be active and engaged participants. Patients will: