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Castlewood at The Highlands Treatment Center and for Eating Disorder Referrals


Birmingham, AL (scan down)  

ACED -- A Center for Eating Disorders 

Executive Director: Holly-Renee Miller, MA, LMFT

Intensive Day Treatment and Outpatient Programming Including: Medical Evaluations, Assessment, Consultation, Nutritional Counseling, EMDR, Holistic Healing, Hypnosis, Individual Therapy, Family Therapy, Couples Therapy, Group Therapy and Phone Counseling

2401 Arlington Avenue South, Birmingham, AL

Additional Communities Served: Birmingham, the state of Alabama and surrounding areas

Office: 205-933-0041 



Treatment Model: Multidisciplinary team approach

A Center for Eating Disorders treats Anorexia and Bulimia; males and females, adolescents and adults. They also work with Athletes, Compulsive Exercisers and Body Dysmorphic Disorder (BDD).

Payment Options: Cash/Check, Credit Cards, Insurance

Believing full recovery is possible, they offer intensive outpatient programs and services to men and women, age 16 and older, struggling with an eating disorder. Their mission is to provide accessible, comprehensive, multi-disciplinary, collaborative treatment for those suffering from eating disorders and their families and loved ones. Their team has more than 75-plus years combined experience treating eating disorders in a variety of settings.

We are now accepting clients for participation in our day treatment, partial hospitalization, and intensive outpatient programs, including evenings and Saturdays. Currently we provide consultations, interventions, assessments and both group and individual sessions. Please contact us for more information.



Castlewood at The Highlands

Intensive Outpatient Program, Partial Hospitalization, Medical Evaluation, Day Treatment, Nutritional Counseling, Family Therapy, Group Therapy

2807 Greystone Commercial Boulevard, Suite 36, Birmingham, AL

Additional Communities Served: Atlanta, Tallahassee, Jacksonville, Jackson, Chattanooga, Memphis, Nashville

Office: 855-559-7611 



Treatment Model: At Castlewood at The Highlands we believe that every individual is unique and deserves to be treated based on his or her specific needs. Each client’s eating disorder symptoms are accompanied by different contributing factors. Castlewood at The Highlands makes it a priority to provide the therapeutic, nutritional, and medical care each client needs in order to begin a total recovery. We utilize evidence-based treatment, utilizing techniques and approaches that have been shown to work. We do not use fad approaches, but only those that have been tested and shown to have a measured effect and demonstrated results. Our clients deserve no less.

Castlewood at The Highlands treats Anorexia and Bulimia; males and females, adolescents, and adults. They also work with Athletes and Compulsive Exercisers, Binge Eating Disorder, Obesity, Night Eating Syndrome, Laxative Abuse, Avoidant/Restrictive Food Intake Disorder (ARFID), Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) and Body Dysmorphic Disorder (BDD).

Payment Options: Cash/Check, Credit Cards, Insurance

Castlewood at The Highlands is one of the most highly regarded and Joint Commission Certified facilities in the Southeast. We provide expert care to clients with all types of eating disorders, including clients with the most complex and difficult to manage problems. Our facility is open to both men and women, ages 16 and above. Our experienced clinicians use a three-armed therapy approach, with medical, therapeutic, and nutritional treatment supporting the recovery process. Research shows that this multi-faceted approach is the most effective means of treatment for someone with an eating disorder. Unfortunately, some treatment centers focus on only one or two of these areas, leading to a relapse. Castlewood at The Highlands philosophy is to provide fully customized care, integrating the medical, therapeutic, and nutritional needs of each client in a dynamic and ongoing process.



Gayle S. Janzen, Ph.D., Clinical Psychologist

Individual Therapy/Private Practice, Outpatient, Couples Therapy

2 Riverchase Office Plaza, Suite 115, Birmingham, AL

Additional Communities Served: Hoover, Pelham

Office: 205-403-0955 



Treatment Model: Cognitive Behavioral

Dr. Janzen treats Anorexia and Bulimia; males and females, adolescents and adults. Dr. Janzen also works with Athletes, Compulsive Exercisers, Binge Eating Disorder, Obesity, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) and Body Dysmorphic Disorder (BDD).

Treating Eating Disorders since the Year: 1978

Payment Options: Cash/Check, Credit Cards, Insurance, Medicare

Dr. Janzen uses an individualized, multi-level approach to help individuals and their affected family members deal with the feelings, thoughts and behaviors involved in their eating disorder. She teaches them new ways of coping with the underlying relationship issues and life stressors which often hinder their recovery. Having specialized in this treatment for over 20 years, she has developed a deep appreciation for both the tremendous difficulty these disorders cause the individual and the great potential each person has for recovery of a normal and healthy life.



Caroline Sasser, MSW, LCSW

Adult & Child Development Professionals

Individual Therapy/Private Practice, Couples Therapy, Phone Counseling

2305 Arlington Avenue, Birmingham, AL

Additional Communities Served: University of Alabama at Birmingham; University of Alabama Tuscaloosa; Samford University; Birmingham Southern University

Office: 205-933-9276  ext.142  



Treatment Model: Caroline Sasser is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who treats children, adolescents and adults in individual, family and relationship counseling. Her areas of expertise include eating disorders, self-esteem/body image challenges, broken or strained relationships, anxiety and depression. Gaining hands on experience as a primary therapist and body image specialist at Magnolia Creek Treatment Center for Eating Disorders, she uses a unique and personalized collaborative treatment model which includes incorporating loved ones when appropriate. She consults regularly with medical providers, dieticians, schools and coaches and uses a variety of experiential techniques during treatment. 

Ms. Sasser treats Anorexia and Bulimia; males and females, adolescents and adults. She also works with Athletes and Compulsive Exercisers, Food Addiction, Binge Eating Disorder, Obesity, Compulsive Overeating, Laxative Abuse, Pica, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) and Body Dysmorphic Disorder (BDD).

Treating Eating Disorders since the Year: 2005

Payment Options: Cash/Check, Credit Cards



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