Eating Disorders Referrals and Resources

NOTE:  Depending on the severity and chronicity of an individual’s problems with ED, the following professionals may or may not be able to offer treatment services.  Some individuals will be referred for more intensive forms of treatment.

ASSESSMENT AND COUNSELING SERVICES:

Student Counseling Service, Miami University - (513) 529-4634 to schedule

195 Health Services Center, Oxford, OH 45056

  • SCS offers eating disorder evaluations (i.e. initial evaluations), referrals to ED-related services, individual psychotherapy, consultation to friends/family/faculty/coaches, eating/body image outreaches, and an eating disorder/body-image-specific psychotherapy group for women

Oxford, Ohio area therapists in private practice who work with students with ED:

Susan Callan, MSW, LISW, (513)523-0677, 103 West Walnut St., Suite B, Oxford, OH 45056

  • Treats all types of ED
  • Provides weekly, outpatient therapy; can see students 2 times per week, if necessary

Barbara Chenault, MSW, LISW, (513)523-5897, 10 North Locust St., Suite B3, Oxford, OH 45056

Jan Elzey, MS, LPC, (513)523-7612, 25 Hidden Creek, Oxford, OH 45056

Susan Vallade, MSW, LISW, (513)523-4929, 33 West Walnut St., Suite 4, Oxford, OH 45056

  • Treats all types of ED
  • Provides weekly, outpatient therapy; can see students 2-3 times per week on a temporary basis, if clinically necessary

Cincinnati-area therapists in private practice who work with students with ED:         

Jennifer Browne, Ph.D. (Treats all types ED except AN)      (513) 300-8537

Lynn Haley, Psy.D. (Treats all types ED except AN)            (513) 984-2200

Ann Kearney-Cooke, Ph.D.                                                       (513) 588-9431

Christine Kidwell, Ph.D.                                                             (513) 793-7974

Teri Role-Warren, Ph.D.                                                            (513) 588-9432

Debjani Sinha, Ph.D.                                                                  (513) 793-7974

Meredith Glick Brinegar, Ph.D. (Dayton-area)                       (937) 436-0700

For referrals for intensive outpatient or day treatment options in the region, please contact Dr. Ashley Wilson at the Student Counseling Service or consult with your individual therapist.

Miami University Psychology Clinic – 39 Psychology Building (529-2423)

  • Fee-for-service counseling services (fees are reduced) available for students and community residents; therapists are students in the doctoral program in clinical psychology
MEDICAL MANAGEMENT/PHYSICAL HEALTH:
Student Health Services, Miami University - (513) 529-3000 to schedule
421 South Campus Avenue, Health Services Center, Oxford, OH 45056
  • Medical professionals provide individualized physical health examinations
    • Medical evaluations assess eating and weight-related health consequences
  • Physical health evaluations and ongoing medical management available
  • Medical records are confidential; nothing is released from your records without written consent
    • Previous medical records should be faxed to (513) 529-1892
  • Indicate eating/weight/body image-related concerns when you call to schedule
    • Specifically request one of the following medical professionals:
      • Susan Bantz, MD (Physician)
      • Tammy Gustin, MS, FNP-BC, PNP-BC (Nurse Practitioner)
      • Becky Petraglia, RN, MSN, FNP-BC (Nurse Practitioner)
  • Making appointments:
    • Call (513) 529-3000  to schedule; select option #1 on phone directory or
    • New online scheduling is available through: MyChart
    • During the academic year, hours are 8 am to 6 pm Monday - Friday
    • Initial appointments are 45 minutes; follow-ups are 15 minutes
    • Follow-up appointments can be scheduled ahead with the medical professional
  • Charges apply for office visits, laboratory services, pharmaceuticals, etc.
    • Charges may be billed to your insurance, Bursar bill or paid with credit card

NUTRITIONAL COUNSELING:

Clinical Nutrition Services, McCullough-Hyde Hospital – (513) 524-5555 to schedule

110 North Poplar Street, Oxford, OH 45056-1292

  • Clinical dieticians provide individualized assessments and advice re: nutrition/dietetics
  • Ongoing nutritional counseling available
  • Appointments only; call (513) 524-5555 to schedule; indicate eating problem-related concerns
    • Initial appointments are 1 hour; follow-ups are 30 minutes
  • Two part-time dieticians are available:
    • Caroline Smith, M.Ed., R.D.
      • (513) 524-5692
    • Nancy Schmidt, M.Ed., R.D., L.D.
      • (513) 524-5691 is direct line

REFERRAL AND PROGRAMMING INFORMATION:

Leslie Haxby McNeill – Office of Health Education (529-5047)

Coordinator of HAWKS, peer health education programming

HAWKS offer peer programming with content on nutrition and eating disorders

Jennifer Young, Ph.D.Student Counseling Service (529-4634)

Dr. Young coordinates outreach and programming services; Dr. Wilson coordinates eating disorder-related services

Rhonda Jackson – Women’s Center (529-1510)

Administrative Assistant who provides referrals to resources relevant to women’s issues


INTENSIVE OUTPATIENT AND DAY TREATMENT OPTIONS IN OHIO:

Eating Recovery Center of Ohio, 3805 Edwards Rd Suite 400, Cincinnati, OH 45209  (513-273-1253)

  • Website is erc-ohio.com

  • Intensive Outpatient (IOP) & Partial Hospitalization Programs (PHP, 7 days/week Day Program) for adolescents and adults with eating disorders (ages 12+)

  • IOP is 3x per week, 3 hours per day: Groups offered weekday evenings and on weekends to accommodate student schedules

  • PHP is 7-8 hours per day and up to 7 days/week

Body Truth Center for Wellness, 9403 Kenwood Road, Suite A120, Cincinnati, OH 45242

  • Website is www.bodytruthcenter.com

  • Located in Blue Ash, OH (northern suburb of Cincinnati)

    • Intersection of Ronald Reagan Highway and Kenwood Road
  • Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP) for adults with eating disordersCoordinators of IOP are Jennie Wade, MEd, RD, LD and Amy Bellamah-Daniel, RN, RD, LD

    • Only such program in Cincinnati/Dayton/Oxford region
  • Contact information:  Erin Hooper (ehooper@cinci.rr.com or 513-794-0019) or 513-794-0019

  • IOP meets 9 hours per week of structured treatment in the evenings for 10-week long program

  • Group therapy, family/couples therapy, nutrition education and counseling, experiential groups and movement therapy groups

  • Multidisciplinary treatment team includes dietitians, clinical psychologist, social worker, family therapist, personal trainer

Cleveland Center for Eating Disorders, 25550 Chagrin Blvd., Chagrin Richmond Plaza, Suite 200, Beachwood, OH 44122

  • Website is www.edcleveland.com

  • Located in suburb of Cleveland, OH (northeast OH)

  • Day Treatment Program (DTP) and Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP) for adults with ED

  • Directors of DTP are Lucene Wisniewski, Ph.D. and Mark Warren, M.D.

  • Contact Intake Coordinator at 216-765-0500

  • DTP meets up to 30 hours a week: 5 days a week, 6 hours a day

  • IOP meets 9 hours a week: 3 days a week, 3 hours per day

  • Cognitive-behavioral and Dialectical Behavior Therapy treatment model

  • Multidisciplinary treatment team offers assessment, psychotherapy (individual, group), structured eating, nutritional counseling, medical management, and psychiatric services

The Center for Balanced Living, 445 East Granville Rd., Building N, Worthington, OH 43085

  • Website is www.TheCenterForBalancedLiving.org

  • Located in suburb of Columbus, Ohio (central OH)

  • Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP) for eating disorders

  • Director of IOP is Amy Honsberger, LISW (614-293-9550 for intake screening)

  • IOP meets 9 hours a week: M and W 5:30 – 8:00 pm and Sat 9:45 am – 1 pm

  • Multidisciplinary treatment team offers assessment, psychotherapy (individual, group, family), structured eating, nutritional counseling, and psychiatric services

  • Formerly called The Center for Eating Disorders and Psychotherapy

Laurelwood Hospital Eating Disorder Services, 35900 Euclid Ave., Willoughby, OH 44094

  • Website is www.laurelwoodhospital.com

  • Located northeast of Cleveland, Ohio (northeast OH)

  • Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP) for adults (18+) with eating disorders

  • Program Manager of IOP is Gail Kopelowitz, LISW (440-602-8176)

  • IOP meets 9 hours a week: M, W, Thur 5:30 – 8:30 pm

  • Cognitive-behavioral and Dialectical Behavior Therapy treatment model

  • Multidisciplinary treatment team offers assessment, psychotherapy (individual, group, family), nutritional counseling, medical management, and psychiatric services

IU Health Charis Center for Eating Disorders, 6640 Intech Blvd, Indianapolis, IN 46278 (317-295-0608)

  • Website is http://iuhealth.org/methodist/behavioral-health/charis-center-for-eating-disorders/

  • Located in Indianapolis, IN

  • Partial Hospitalization Program (PHP, 5 days/week Day Program), Intensive Outpatient, & Outpatient treatment for adults with eating disorders

  • Length of stay/treatment is individualized

INPATIENT TREATMENT IN THE REGION:

Lindner Center of Hope, 4075 Old Western Row Road, Mason, OH 45040 (513-536-0536)

  • Website is www.lindercenterofhope.org (click on Eating Disorders link)

  • Located in Mason, OH (northeastern suburb of Cincinnati ~45 minute drive from Miami University)

  • Inpatient Program and Partial Hospitalization (Day Program) for women and men with eating disorders; include co-morbid conditions

  • Adolescent Inpatient unit treats people ages 13 to 18; 16 bed unit

  • Adult Inpatient unit treats people ages 18 to 64; 16 bed unit. Multidisciplinary treatment team offers full range of services
    • Dialectical Behavior Therapy treatment model

Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, Center for Overcoming Problem Eating (COPE), 3811 O’Hara Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15213-2593 (412-647-9329)

  • Website is wpic.upmc.com/EatingDisorderSvcs.htm

  • Located in Pittsburgh, PA (~300 miles, 5 hours away from Miami University)

  • Inpatient Program for adults with eating disorders; 20-bed unit

  • Cognitive-behavioral, interpersonal, and Dialectical Behavior Therapy treatment model

  • Full spectrum of services includes Partial Hospitalization Program (PHP; 32 hours per week of treatment) and Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP; 9 hours per week of treatment)

  • Multidisciplinary treatment team offers assessment, psychotherapy (individual, group, family), structured eating, nutritional counseling, medical management, and psychiatric services

Renfrew Center of Philadelphia, 475 Spring Lane, Philadelphia, PA 19128 (1-800-RENFREW)

  • Website is www.renfrewcenter.com

  • Located in Philadelphia, PA

  • Residential Program for adults with eating disorders; also available in Coconut Creek, Florida

  • Spectrum of services includes Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP)

  • Multidisciplinary treatment team offers full range of services and Creative Arts therapies