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Eating Disorders Program - LLU Behavioral Medicine

Eating Disorder Program

When faced with an eating disorder such as anorexia or bulimia, life can seem lonely, hopeless, and depressing. Loma Linda University Behavioral Medicine Center has developed a nurturing program for the adult patient suffering from this illness to begin the healing process and restoring hope by addressing all aspects of the individual's mind, body, and spirit. The program's goals are to provide a safe and healing environment to understand the root cause of the eating disorder so the individual may have lifelong freedom.

Program description

The Eating Disorder Program provides a caring and nurturing environment in which the patient and their family can experience a safe haven to explore and examine new ways of self-understanding, as well as building effective relational skills. Within this safe haven, the patient begins to learn how to live without an eating disorder and receives the necessary help toward a healthy recovery. The program also:

  • Recognizes the multitude of components that anorexia and bulimia present
  • Gives attention to the specialized medical needs of the patient
  • Seeks to involve family members to increase the support of the family system
  • Addresses other mental health issues that are present 

Program features

  • Free assessments for anorexia and bulimia as well as depression, anxiety, and substance abuse
  • Multiple levels of care including partial hospitalization, intensive outpatient, and an ongoing support group
  • A highly trained, professional staff consisting of:
-Clinical therapist
-Registered dietician
-Registered nurse
-Addiction specialist
-Art therapist
-Clinical counselor


Our personalized services include:

  • Cognitive behavioral therapy
  • Psychotherapy groups
  • Medical monitoring
  • Nutrition counseling
  • Structured meals
  • Meal planning and prep cooking
  • Spiritual care
  • Individual and family therapy
  • Body image
  • Art and expressive groups
  • Goals, coping, and life skills
  • Stress management
  • Community reintegration
  • Relapse prevention
  • Aftercare support group

Adult frequently asked questions

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For more information
Please call (800) 752-5999 or (909) 558-9275.

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Loma Linda University Behavioral Medicine Center
1710 Barton Road
Redlands, CA 92373