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Avis Rumney, MFT
Private Practice – Individuals, Couples, Families, Groups; Teleclasses; Presentations & Workshops; Consultation; Interventions
21 Tamal Vista Blvd., Corte Madera, CA
Additional Communities Served: Marin County, San Francisco County, Sonoma County, Alameda County, Contra Costa County
Treatment Model: I am empathic, intuitive and interactional in approach and I seek to understand and develop a working alliance with each unique individual with whom I work. I draw from a broad background in developmental, cognitive, behavioral, trauma-oriented, psychodynamic and family therapy.
Do you – or does someone you love -- obsess about food or weight? Do you need to speak to someone trained to help you with these concerns? As a California Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and Eating Disorder Specialist with 25 years experience working with people with eating issues, I have helped many families and individuals – adolescents and adults, females and males – address distressing and debilitating problems such as body hatred, under eating, binge eating, eating and purging, and other compulsive and addictive behaviors. I understand and work with the painful emotions – anger, sadness, fear, shame, guilt – that accompany these problems. In my work, I collaborate with physicians and other adjunctive professionals. Other services I offer include consultation, presentations, and workshops and free teleclasses for mothers with eating disordered daughters. My book, Dying to Please: Anorexia Nervosa and Its Cure is available through my website, EatingDisorderServices.net.
Treating Eating Disorders since the Year: 1983
Provider for: UBH, MHN and Value Options
Interventions. Workshops and groups for mothers with eating disordered daughters in Marin County and by teleconference. Free monthly teleclasses for mothers with eating disordered daughters.
Sarah S. Lowenthal, MD, CA Medical License #A80735
Dr. Lowenthal serves as medical liaison on the Board of the International Academy of Eating Disorders (IAEDP) and is a member of the Academy of Eating Disorders (AED) and the Association of Professionals Treating Eating Disorders (APTED).
Dr. Lowenthal treats Anorexia and Bulimia; males and females,
children, adolescents, and adults. She also works with Athletes and Compulsive
Exercisers, Binge Eating Disorder and Night Eating Syndrome.
ACM-Woodleaf Eating Disorder Center
Intensive Outpatient Program, College/University Counseling Program, Nutritional Counseling, Family Therapy, Group Therapy, Support Groups
45 Franklin, Suite 205, San Francisco, CA
Communities Served: Oakland, Berkeley, Burlingame, San Rafael, Mill Valley, Corde Madera, USF
Treatment Model: Intensive Outpatient program that allows clients to live their lives while seeking treatment. Insurance often covers full cost of program and ACM Woodleaf waives fees when-ever possible. We believe treatment should be affordable and accessible. Our program includes individual therapy, group therapy and nutritional counseling. Our approach is compassionate and our program is tailored to the individual. Our small group size ensures personalized attention and follow up care.
ACM-Woodleaf treats Anorexia and Bulimia in male and female adults. They also work with Compulsive Exercisers, Obesity, Food Addiction, Binge Eating Disorder, Compulsive Overeating, Night Eating Syndrome, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) and Body Dysmorphic Disorder (BDD).
Treating Eating Disorders Since the Year: 2006
Payment Options: Cash/Check, Credit Cards, Insurance, PayPal
ACM-Woodleaf Eating Disorder Center is an intensive outpatient program located in San Francisco, CA. They provide treatment for anorexia, bulimia and binge eating disorder. They accept many forms of insurance. Their program provides intensive outpatient services that include: individual counseling, group psychotherapy, medication consultation and nutritional counseling.
Association of Professionals Treating Eating Disorders (APTED)
Deborah Brenner-Liss, Ph.D.
Private Practice/Individual Counseling, Family Therapy, Couples Therapy, Group Therapy, Outpatient, Support Groups, Community Outreach, Professional Trainings New: Practicum & Internship opportunities for therapists wishing to work with eating disorders.
3195 California Street, San Francisco, CA
Additional Communities Served: Bay Area, Northern CA
Treatment Model: Integrative, Self-Psychology, Multi-disciplinary treatment team approach (nutritionists, MD's, support groups)
Dr. Brenner-Liss treats Anorexia and Bulimia; males and females, adolescents and adults.
Treating Eating Disorders since the Year: 1971
Payment Options: cash/check, insurance, sliding scale
The Association of Professionals Treating Eating Disorders (APTED) offers referral information for patients and families, as well as supervision for professionals. APTED offers a low-fee, sliding scale clinic supervised by Deborah Brenner-Liss, Ph.D., four experienced therapists available, nutrition appointments, couples groups, see the website for more information.
We have openings in our sliding scale clinic. We have a staff of excellent, highly trained interns and Post Docs. We are willing and able to take both eating disorder referrals and non-eating disorder referrals. Our clinicians have experience with trauma, body image issues, relationship issues, and life-transition issues. The therapeutic approaches include Control Mastery, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, CBT and DBT approaches, Mindfulness, Health at Every Size, Intuitive Eating, Resilience and Performance Psychology, Humanistic, Psychodynamic, EMDR, Multi-cultural and strength-based approaches, and Expressive Arts approaches, to mention a few.
We have openings in our groups. We have a “Holiday Coping Skills” group coming up beginning in November, and a Body Image group beginning as soon as there are enough people registered for it. We have a Monday group on Intuitive Eating, a Tuesday evening Eating Disorders Anonymous Group, a Wednesday Anorexic-Bulimic focus Overeaters Anonymous group, the Holiday Coping Skills Group will be beginning on Saturdays; the Body Image group will take place on Sundays. For either individual therapy or groups, please contact our intake line: 415-931-6090 (or if you have any other questions, please contact the APTED clinic Director, Deborah Brenner-Liss, Ph.D. at 415-608-6307, or 415-771-3068).
Lisa Bograd, MA, MFT
Additional Office Address: 3155 College Avenue, Oakland, CA
Additional Communities Served: San Francisco, Berkeley, Oakland, Pacifica, San Mateo and Daly City
Treatment Model: Psychodynamic - Primarily Intrasubjective, Self Psychology, Object Relations and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy.
Call about various support groups.
Chiara Bricca-Manodori, LCSW, License #LCS19127
Private Practice/Individual Counseling, Nutritional Counseling, Outpatient, Family Therapy, Couples Therapy, Group Therapy, Support Groups, Phone Counseling
Valencia Street, San Francisco, CA
Additional Communities Served: South San Francisco, Oakland, Berkeley, Marin
Treatment Model: Psychodynamic, Cognitive-Behavioral, Relational, Addictions, Feminist
Ms. Bricca-Manodori treats Anorexia and Bulimia; males and females, adolescents and adults. She also works with Athletes, Compulsive Exercisers, Food Addiction, Binge Eating Disorder, Obesity, Night Eating Syndrome, Compulsive Overeating, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) and Body Dysmorphic Disorder (BDD).
Treating Eating Disorders since the Year: 1993
Payment Options: Cash/Check, Sliding Scale, Insurance
Treatment Philosophy: Therapy works best if you feel understood and supported by your therapist. I have over thirteen years experience working with people with eating disorders and many of my clients have told me that they feel very comfortable confiding in me. I use a combination of therapy approaches, each tailored to meet the specific needs of each individual client. These include cognitive-behavioral techniques, psychodynamic therapy, relational approaches, psychoeducational methods and addiction models to help you stop the cycle of your eating disorder. I was formally trained in the treatment of eating disorders. I created and ran the eating disorders program at a major metropolitan hospital, and currently work with individuals, couples, family members and groups. I run a free Saturday support group. I work with people suffering from bulimia, anorexia, binge eating disorder, and food and body image issues as well as other problems that often exist along side an eating disorder such as depression, anxiety, drug and alcohol addictions, low self esteem, relationship issues, childhood trauma and abuse, and more. My office is two blocks from a Bart station, and my initial screening sessions are always Free. I also have a sliding scale. Please call, email me, or check out my website to schedule your free appointment.
Ms. Bricca-Manodori holds an ANAD support group twice a month on Saturdays. This is a no-fee group for people recovering from eating disorders. Call 415-640-9862 for a telephone screening and location details.
Victoria Green, MFT, License #MFC32410
Individual Therapy/Private Practice, Family Therapy, Couples Therapy, Phone Counseling
3637 Sacramento Street, Suite F, San Francisco, CA
Additional Communities Served: Serving San Francisco in the Laurel Heights area which is near the Golden Gate Bridge and Marin County, also easily accessible to the freeway to South Bay and the Peninsula.
Treatment Model: I am a psychotherapist specializing for over 17 years in food, weight, body image and exercise issues for individual adults. I have a personal history of an eating disorder so my own recovery path has led to this as my life's work. Being a nutritional consultant as well, we work on the body level to re-nourish, re-stabilize, and reconnect you to your body. We address the feeling level - the depression, anxieties, self esteem issues, and the thinking level that keeps you trapped - obsessing about calories, carbs, the gym, focusing on being a certain size/shape, etc. Central to our work is empowerment - learning to find and use your voice, set healthy boundaries, improve self esteem in all areas and develop healthier coping skills. Our focus is to normalize eating and change your relationship to food and to your body in a supportive, positive and hopeful experience.
Ms. Green treats Anorexia and Bulimia; males and females, and adults. She also works with Compulsive Exercisers and Food Addiction, Binge Eating Disorder, Obesity, Compulsive Overeating, Night Eating Syndrome, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) and Body Dysmorphic Disorder (BDD).
Treating Eating Disorders since the Year: 1992
Payment Options: Cash/Check
My treatment model is psychodynamic, interpersonal and relational. I use cognitive behavioral therapy and DBT and work with a multidisciplinary team approach.
The Lotus Collaborative
Founder and Director: Elizabeth Esalen, Psy.D.
Intensive Outpatient Program, Partial Hospitalization, Day Treatment, Nutritional Counseling, Biofeedback, Coaching, Holistic Healing, Individual Therapy/Private Practice, Family Therapy, Couples Therapy, Group Therapy, Support Groups
1610 Union Street, San Francisco, CA
Additional Communities Served: San Francisco State University, City College of San Francisco, Oakland, Marin, Daly City, San Bruno, Burlingame
Treatment Model: TLC San Francisco, offers specialized treatment for anorexia, bulimia, binge eating disorder, orthorexia, disordered eating and body image. They offer 3 levels of care and free support opportunities. TLC has a day treatment/partial hospitalization program (PHP) 7 days a week for 6-8 hours a day, an intensive outpatient program (IOP) 7 days a week for 4.5 hours a day, outpatient therapy, group and nutrition services, free support groups, an active mentoring program, and ongoing community education and enrichment events. TLC provides clients an intimate, tranquil, supportive treatment environment with highly trained and skilled eating disorder treatment professionals. TLC's staff are warm, welcoming, professional and strong mentors and advocates for their clients. We believe healing can best occur when you form strong connections with your treatment team and fellow clients.
The Lotus Collaborative treats Anorexia and Bulimia; males and females, adolescents, and adults. They also work with Athletes and Compulsive Exercisers, Food Addiction, Binge Eating Disorder, Obesity, Compulsive Overeating, Avoidant/Restrictive Food Intake Disorder (ARFID) and Body Dysmorphic Disorder (BDD).
Treating Eating Disorders since the Year: 2011
Payment Options: Cash/Check, Credit Cards, Insurance, Sliding Scale
The Lotus Collaborative (TLC) has a unique name that speaks to the unique holistic treatment they offer. Their Union Street center is classically San Francisco, located blocks away from stunning views of the Golden Gate Bridge. They offer clients an elegant and charming home-like setting to recover in complete with chandeliers and faux-fur couches. TLC’s primary focus is to help clients practice recovery in their "real lives" so that when they graduate, clients are already living a recovered life in their communities and home environments. TLC’s staff is committed to treatment collaboration where each client feels heard, valued, and included in the process. They offer a balanced treatment approach with validated therapies for eating disorders that include interpersonal therapy, family therapy, group therapy, meal support, and cognitive behavioral therapy. They also offer coping skills, communication and relationship skills, mood regulation such as DBT, and nutritional counseling. TLC does not believe in pressuring clients to give up their eating disorders. Instead, clients will be supported to achieve optimum physical and emotional health, whatever stage of change they are in. We believe if someone would like to fully recover from an eating disorder, that it is possible. The Lotus Collaborative hires staff that have personally recovered from an eating disorder to help guide and mentor clients through their own unique journeys to healing. Give us a call at 415-931-3731 or schedule a free tour or assessment. You can email us at: email@example.com or visit our website at www.thelotuscollaborative.com.
Elyse Robin Puertas, RD, CWC
Private Practice, Nutrition Therapy
Treatment Model: Nutrition Therapy, Non-Diet Approach
Treating Eating Disorders since the Year: 1992
Barbara Birsinger, ThD, MPH, RDN, CEDRD
Energetics of Eating
Individual Therapy/Private Practice, Nutritional Counseling, Coaching, Holistic Healing, Hypnosis, Biofeedback, Support Groups, Phone Counseling
605 B Street, San Rafael, CA
Additional Communities Served: Petaluma, Santa Rosa, Santa Rosa Junior College, Rohnert Park, Sonoma State University, Marin College, Dominican College
Office: 707-799-2982 (cell phone #)
Treatment Model: I believe that there is a meaning and purpose to disordered eating and weight-related behaviors, and there is more to healing than simply stopping behaviors. I work with individuals and groups, females, males, and all ages with eating and weight issues across the spectrum, who want to heal with compassion, acceptance and recognition of their individuality, as a whole person, integrating body, mind, soul and spirit in their recovery process. I developed and tested in doctoral research project, a pioneering process called Decoding the Symbolic Meaning and Purpose in Disordered Eating and Weight-Related Behaviors, to assist clients in their own self-discovery of intuitive methods for sustainable change. I work with a Health At Every Size approach and offer a wide variety of modalities, including a unique method of Intuitive and Mindful Eating; nutritional therapy and functional nutrition; spiritual counseling; biofeedback; guided imagery; meditation; Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP)-a transformative change processes; use of art and movement; Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT). I believe in a comprehensive team approach to treatment, and I work with a holistic group from the Integrative Medical Clinic of Santa Rosa, and The Body Positive Institute Counseling Center in San Rafael, and other ED specialists in the San Francisco Bay Area, providing client case consultations and referrals to alternative adjunct services to assist in sustainable recovery and healing.
I also provide 24 CE course for ED Professionals: an Online Webinar Training Program called The Behavior Decoding Method™ for Disordered Eating and Weight-Related Behaviors
Dr. Birsinger treats Anorexia and Bulimia; males and females, adolescents and adults. She also works with Athletes, Compulsive Exercisers, Food Addiction, Binge Eating Disorder, Obesity, Compulsive Overeating and Night Eating Syndrome.
Treating Eating Disorders since the Year: 1993
Payment Options: Cash/Check, Credit Cards, Insurance (I will assist in the insurance billing process with providing a Super Bill and follow-up), PayPal
I am passionate in helping people fully recover from disordered eating, body-image and weight-related behaviors, as I struggled throughout my teen and young adult years with these issues and an undetected eating disorder. At that time, there were no treatment centers, no eating disorder professionals (that anybody I knew, including doctors, nutritionist and therapists, had heard of), nor words to convey my behaviors; it was an incredibly lonely, depressing, anxious and isolating time in my life, yet no one seemed to know this about me, even though all the signs were there. That was over 30 years ago, and shortly thereafter, began my healing process. I strongly believe that full recovery is possible with the right team of professionals, along with family and community support, but most importantly, from the inner resources that are already in place within the individual. I believe it is my task, as a clinician, to assist my clients in finding those inner resources and expressing their unique voice, and developing the skills and practices to care deeply for themselves in not only their physical and emotional realms, but also care of their soul and spirit, knowing that full recovery is not only possible, but sustainable for life when true nourishment is found within. I am also passionate about prevention of eating disorders, and I work with organizations like The Body Positive and Andrea's Voice Foundation to get the appropriate messages out to young people and families about healthy relationships with self and others, self-care, expression of feelings, emotions and creativity, assertive communications, and countering the cultural messages around food, nutrition, body image and weight.
Leora Fulvio, MA, MFT, CCHT
Individual Therapy/Private Practice, Hypnosis, Family Therapy, Couples Therapy, Phone Counseling
1330 Lincoln Avenue, Suite 210 B, San Rafael, CA
Additional Communities Served: College of Marin, Dominican University, San Francisco, Marin County, East Bay, Sonoma County
I utilize an integrated mindfulness based approach to help women
heal from eating disorders. I will always meet you where you are at
and approach healing according to what your personal treatment goals
are. My only goal is to help you heal and feel better. I try to do
what works for the individual client. Some people enjoy and respond
to mindfulness, meditation, hypnotherapy, somatic therapy and a more
spiritual or mind/body approach. Others prefer a more analytic
psychodynamic approach. Still others would prefer a behavioral
approach with more homework.
Ms. Fulvio treats Bulimia in adult women. She also works with Food Addiction, Binge Eating Disorder and Compulsive Overeating.
Treating Eating Disorders since the Year: 2003
Payment Options: Cash/Check, Credit Cards, PayPal
I am the author of Reclaiming Yourself From Binge Eating: A Step-by-Step Guide to Healing (www.reclaimingyourselffrombingeeating.com). I also love working with new moms, and women who are in transition.
Bridget Whitlow, LMFT, License #47928
Marin Vista Health and Wellness CenterIndividual Therapy, Nutritional Counseling, Day Treatment, Outpatient, Family Therapy, Couples Therapy, Group Therapy, Support Groups
3 Harbor Dr, Suite 110, Sausalito, CA
Additional Location: 1741 E. Roseville Parkway, Suite 200, Roseville, CA
Additional Communities Served: National; All of the Bay Area
Intensive Outpatient and Partial Hospitalization Treatment in Roseville, CA call 916-784-1120
Treatment Model: Marin Vista Health and Wellness Center believes that treatment needs to be collaborative and client-centered to be effective. True healing can only occur when the whole person is treated. Marin Vista Health and Wellness Center’s comprehensive Intensive Outpatient and Day Treatment programs provide individualized, client-centered treatment planning to address the medical, psychological, nutritional, and interpersonal needs of every client. Treatment includes individual therapy, group therapy, nutritional counseling and supervised meal groups. Experiential therapies such as SUP Yoga, Qi Gong, Meditation, and Expressive Arts therapy are also offered. Family therapy is incorporated at all levels of care to promote communication, conflict resolution and understanding for the entire family unit so that positive and lasting change can be realized. Marin Vista Health and Wellness Center treats males and females, adolescents, children, and adults in their outpatient services. They also work with Athletes, Compulsive Exercisers, Binge Eating Disorder, Obesity, Pica, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) and Body Dysmorphic Disorder (BDD).
In addition to their comprehensive outpatient services, Marin Vista Health and Wellness Center also offers supervised affordable housing for clients in the Day Treatment and Intensive Outpatient programs at their Serenity House, located walking distance to the Partial Hospitalization programs in Sausalito. Marin Vista Health and Wellness Center is the only program in the Northern California region to receive international accreditation by CARF, whose quality of care guidelines are continuously setting new standards of excellence for healthcare providers.
Their multidisciplinary treatment team incorporates a combination of therapeutic modalities integrating the latest advances in evidence-based treatment along with experiential therapies. Highlights of the program include: individual and family psychotherapy multiple times per week; psychiatric evaluation and management; CBT, DBT, creative writing and stress reduction groups to facilitate healthier coping skills; individualized nutrition therapy, meal plans, and supervised meal groups; expressive arts, SUP yoga, dance/movement and qigong for personal growth.
Our Eating Disorder Treatment Guarantee: When you successfully graduate from one of our outpatient eating disorder programs and experience a significant recurrence of symptoms within six months after program completion, you can return for an additional month of treatment at no cost to you – a $15,000 value! The following terms and conditions apply: You must have successfully graduated from one of Marin Vista Health and Wellness Center’s eating disorder outpatient programs. This may include a combination of the PHP and the IOP Programs, depending on your individualized treatment plan and progress toward treatment goals. You must have complied with all discharge plans and continued treatment with your outpatient treatment team, including weekly psychotherapy and nutrition counseling. If you have insurance, we may bill your insurance for any sessions authorized.
Treating Eating Disorders Since: 2005
Payment Options: Cash/Check, Insurance, Credit Cards, Alternative Financing
Marin Vista Health and Wellness Center now offers a Free Support Group for Friends and Family of People Struggling with Eating Disorders. Meets the 2nd and 4th Tuesday in Sausalito from 7pm-8:30pm. Located at Marin Vista Health and Wellness Center, 3 Harbor Dr. #110, Sausalito, CA 94965. Being a loved one or family member of a person struggling with, or recovering from, an Eating Disorder can be challenging. This support group is open to the public and will focus on education, community and support. Please RSVP for this event by calling Marin Vista Health and Wellness Center at 415-331-1302 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. This is a confidential support group and your privacy will be respected and honored at all times. This group will be led by a Licensed Therapist from Marin Vista Health and Wellness Center who has had extensive experience working directly with individuals diagnosed with Eating Disorders and their family members.
Summer Nipomnick, PhD, California Licensed Psychologist, License # PSY 24956
Clinical Director at Marin Vista Health and Wellness Center
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