Eating Disorder Treatment of Anorexia and Bulimia

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Athens, GA (scan down)  

Kelly Case-Simonson, Ph.D., License # PSY003245

105 A Cedar Rock Trace, Suite 5, Athens, GA

Additional Communities Served: University of Georgia, Athens Tech, Gainesville State University, Watkinsville, Madison, Monroe

Office: 706-389-8161

Website: www.bienhancement.com 

Treatment Model: Many people struggle with body image and eating disorder concerns for years and feel like they've tried everything and it is still not working. You are not alone in these feelings and you don't have to be alone in your journey toward recovery. I want to help you live authentically and fully without limitations. I want you to discover who you are at your fullest potential and to love that person with all your heart. My approach is based in Relational-Cultural Theory which works to: Promote greater healthy connections/relationships; bring you increased zest and energy for life; increase clarity about yourself and others; increase your sense of authenticity in how you live your life; increase your empowerment to take action in relationships and other situations.; decrease the use of eating coping behaviors such as bingeing, restricting, or over exercising; and decrease the use of other coping behaviors such as cutting, skin-picking, use of alcohol or drugs, or unhealthy relationships.

Treating Eating Disorders since the Year: 1996

Payment Options: Cash/Check, Insurance

I have worked in five university counseling centers and at two Intensive Outpatient Programs (IOP) for eating disorders and have found working with people with eating disorders both personally and professionally fulfilling and challenging. I work with adults of a variety of ages and backgrounds. I have specialties in working with eating disorders/body image issues, sexual abuse/trauma recovery issues, self-injurious behaviors and with the LGBTQ population.

 

 

Atlanta, GA (scan down)

Atlanta Center for Eating Disorders

Staff: Linda Buchanan Ph.D., Clinical Director; Rick Kilmer Ph.D., Clinical Director; Carrie Poline, D.O. Medical Director; Angela Schaffner Ph.D.; Lisa Tallant PsyD; Jennifer Reid Cox LCSW Program Coordinator; Rachel Rose Ph.D.; Laurie Sedicino CTRS; Page Love RD, LD; Molly Mc Collough RD, LD; Catherine Egenes MFT; Eileen Shaw MS, LPC, RD, LD; Jaime Glazerman, LPC; Julie Orr, MS, RD, LD; Megan Broadhead, MS, M.DIV. LAPC; Meade Fields, LAPC,; Pegah Moghaddam, Psy.D.; Ryan Schwerzmann, LAMFT; Linda Christ, Professional Liaison.

Partial Hospitalization, Day Treatment and Intensive Outpatient, Recovery Residence, Individual Therapy, Meal Coaching, Nutritional Counseling, Couples Therapy, Group Therapy, Family Treatment, including Maudsley Method

4536 Barclay Drive, Atlanta, GA

Second Location: 3534 Old Milton Parkway, Alpharetta, GA

Additional Communities Served: Georgia, Florida, Alabama, Tennessee, North Carolina, South Carolina

Office: 770-458-8711 x 204 

Website: www.eatingdisorders.cc

The Atlanta Center for Eating Disorders treats Anorexia and Bulimia; males and females, children, adolescents and adults. They also work with Athletes, Compulsive Exercisers, Bariatric Surgery Assistance, Binge Eating Disorder, Compulsive Overeating, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) and Body Dysmorphic Disorder (BDD).

Treating Eating Disorders since the Year: 1993

Payment Options: Cash/Check, Credit Cards, Insurance, *financing options available

The Atlanta Center for Eating Disorders (ACE) is an intensive outpatient treatment center which also offers ACE House, a comfortable, home-like residential option. The ACE program has been designed to utilize the most powerful, cost effective, yet least restrictive forms of treatment. Options include Partial Hospitalization (6-8 hours/day), Intensive Outpatient (1-4 hours/day) Outpatient (Individual therapy, extensive choice of groups, Nutritional Assessment and counseling, family and couples therapy), and ACE House: A Therapeutic Bed and Breakfast. ACE House is located across the street from ACE's central treatment facility and evokes the ambiance of a "suburban Bed and Breakfast," offering a distinctive residential option for some participants in ACE programs. Decorated with a warm blend of folk art and antique furnishings, four spacious bedrooms allow residents to choose single or double occupancy. ACE House is fully licensed as a Personal Care Home.

 

 

Jerri Bonner, MSW, LCSW, LMFT

Private Practice/Individual Therapy, Couples Therapy, Family Therapy, Group Therapy, Support Groups, Teleconferencing and Coaching

2801 Buford Hwy, Suite 508, Atlanta, GA

Additional Communities Served: Metro-Atlanta, Sandy Springs, Emory University, Georgia Tech, Decatur, Oglethorpe University

Office: 404-636-1108 ext. 2 

Website: www.jerribonnertherapy.com 

Email: jerribonner@comcast.net

Treatment Model: Systems Oriented, but also uses an eclectic, psychodynamic, behavioral and experiential approach. Integrative Therapy Approach, Mindful Eating.

Ms. Bonner treats Anorexia and Bulimia; males and females, adolescents and adults. Teleconferencing/coaching is also available for eating disorder and body image issues.

Treating Eating Disorders since the Year: 1980

Payment Options: Cash/Check, Sliding Scale

 

 

Rebecca Clegg, LPC, License #LPC004898

Individual Therapy/Private Practice, Coaching, Hypnosis, Phone Counseling

23 Lenox Pointe NE, Atlanta, GA

Additional Communities Served: Buckhead Area, GA Tech University, Emory University, Agnes Scott College, GA State University, Mercer University, Oglethorpe College

Office: 404-295-1359 

Website: www.lifebeyondthediet.com

Email: becca@lifebeyondthediet.com

Treatment Model: I believe that everyone is capable of living authentically, which by my definition is to live a life that is aligned with your dreams. I believe that you already have everything it takes to succeed in making your dreams come true. This process is not about creating a new you - it's a process of removing false and limiting beliefs to reveal the wonderful and capable person that has always been there. In general, I am an action-oriented therapist, and I integrate a lot of therapy styles, as I like to be very client centered and use my knowledge to meet my clients where they are based on their personality. I will assume that you are here because you are open to change in some area in your life. I will also assume that you are seeking assistance with learning how to cope, or find fulfillment in your life and that you would like me to guide and teach you how to manage your life in a more productive way. We will work as a team in looking at your treatment goals together. My office is a place where you can safely disclose information without judgment and actively work on issues with which you present.

Ms. Clegg treats Anorexia and Bulimia; adult men and women. She also works with Athletes and Compulsive Exercisers, Food Addiction, Binge Eating Disorder, Obesity, Compulsive Overeating, Night Eating Syndrome and Body Dysmorphic Disorder (BDD).

Treating Eating Disorders since the Year: 2004

Payment Options: Cash/Check, Credit Cards, PayPal

I am a therapist, coach, writer, and speaker who specializes in helping people heal their relationships with food and with their bodies. My philosophy is that if you free yourself from dieting and food preoccupation, you will discover you already have the tools for living a healthy and happy life. I am on a mission to help women realize one thing…you don't have to always be on a diet to have a body that is healthy and that you are in love with. There is another way!

 

 

Wendy L. Dickinson, Ph.D.,  License #3256

GROW heal.live.lead, LLC

Individual Therapy/Private Practice, Coaching, Family Therapy, Couples Therapy, Group Therapy, Support Groups

2964 Peachtree Road, Suite 760, Atlanta, GA

Additional Communities Served: Buckhead, Alpharetta, Sandy Springs, Georgia State University, Emory, Georgia Tech University

Office: 678-463-1092 

Email: wdickinson@growcounseling.com

Treatment Model: Psychodynamic, Cognitive Behavioral, Trauma, Interpersonal, from a strengths based approach.

Dr. Dickinson 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, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) and Body Dysmorphic Disorder (BDD).

Treating Eating Disorders since the Year: 2002

Payment Options: Cash/Check, Credit Cards, Sliding Scale

I have worked in a variety of settings with people of all ages who are struggling with eating normally. I believe that eating disorders serve a coping function for individuals, especially when they have experienced stress and trauma. That is, while they are not the most healthy way to deal with emotions, memories, or reactions, they do make the individual feel better in the moment. I work from a strengths based approach, meaning that I seek to build on what the person is doing well, while at the same time increasing coping resources that ultimately will be substituted in place of the eating disorder. I want to help my clients feel better and be healthy for both the moment AND the long term. In working with a client, I work holistically, focusing on mind, body, and spirit. I work collaboratively with clients, and seek to be a resource to the family.

 

 

The Renfrew Center of Georgia

Day Treatment Program; Intensive Outpatient Program; Outpatient Groups; Individual, Family & Couples Therapy; Nutrition Consultation, and Psychiatric Consultation (*Residential programs available at other locations).

50 Glenlake Parkway, Suite 120, Atlanta, GA

Office: 1-800-RENFREW (736-3739) or 678-328-4100

Website: www.renfrewcenter.com

Email: info@renfrewcenter.com

Treating Eating Disorders since the Year: 1985

Payment Options: Cash/Check, Credit Cards, Insurance, Sliding Scale
The Renfrew Center has been a pioneer in the treatment of eating disorders since 1985. As the nation’s first residential eating disorder facility, with locations in Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, and Texas, Renfrew has helped more than 65,000 women with eating disorders and other behavioral health issues and trained more than 25,000 professionals

Renfrew provides women suffering from anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, binge eating disorder, eating disorder not otherwise specified (EDNOS) and related mental health problems, with the tools they need to succeed — in recovery and in life. Offering a warm, nurturing environment, Renfrew emphasizes a respect for the unique psychology of women, the importance of a collaborative therapeutic relationship and the belief that every woman needs to actively participate in her own growth and recovery.

 

 

Amy Smith-Barnes, Psy.D. License # 2228

Midtown Psychotherapy Associates

Individual Therapy/Private Practice, EMDR, Group Therapy, Support Groups

1708 Peachtree Street, Suite 530, Atlanta, GA

Additional Communities Served: Midtown, Buckhead, Virginia Highlands, SCAD, Emory University, Georgia State University, Georgia Tech

Office: 404-983-1337 

Website: www.amysmithbarnes.com

Email: DrASB@alum.emory.edu 

Treatment Model: I have specialized in the assessment and treatment of eating disorders and accompanying issues for more than 12 years. I enjoy getting to know the client as a person and working within her or his own worldview and unique strengths to initiate the process of change. My approach is direct, yet kind. I know that recovery from an eating disorder is possible, and I use a variety of approaches including Cognitive Behavioral, Psychodynamic, Positive Psychology, and EMDR.

Dr. Smith-Barnes treats Anorexia and Bulimia; males and females, adolescents and adults. She also works with Compulsive Exercisers, Laxative Abuse, Binge Eating Disorder, Night Eating Syndrome, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) and Body Dysmorphic Disorder (BDD).

Treating Eating Disorders since the Year: 1998

Payment Options: Cash/Check, Credit Cards, Insurance (will provide superbill that client can file for reimbursement)

I recognize that the therapeutic relationship is vital in the process of change. Please feel free to call so that you can get an idea about whether we are a good match. I handle all of my phone calls personally.

 

 

Canton, GA (scan down)  

Susan Belangee, Ph.D., LPC, NCC, ACS, License # 007099

Individual Therapy/Private Practice, Holistic Healing, Family Therapy, Couples Therapy, Group Therapy, Support Groups, Phone Counseling

310 Paper Trail Way, Suite 106, Canton, GA

Additional Communities Served: Cherokee and Fulton Counties, Kennesaw State University, Reinhardt University, Alpharetta, Roswell, Jasper

Office: 678-880-4645 x2 

Website: www.cantoncounseling.com

Email: susan@cantoncounseling.com

Treatment Model: I utilize a holistic (mind-body-spirit), strengths-based approach that helps clients explore the purposefulness that the symptoms and behaviors serve. From a deeper understanding of how the disorder began and the role it plays in their lives, clients will feel empowered and encouraged to make lasting change a reality. I see myself as a collaborator working alongside clients, to see it with their eyes, hear it with their ears, and feel it with their hearts. My goal is to help clients feel a sense of belonging and connection so they can make positive contributions in their relationships and to their communities.

Ms Belangee treats Anorexia and Bulimia; males and females, children, adolescents, and adults. She also works with Athletes and Compulsive Exercisers, Food Addiction, Binge Eating Disorder, Obesity, Compulsive Overeating, Night Eating Syndrome, Bariatric Surgery Assistance, Laxative Abuse, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) and Body Dysmorphic Disorder (BDD).

Treating Eating Disorders since the Year: 1999

Payment Options: Cash/Check, Credit Cards, Sliding Scale

I am a member of the Academy for Eating Disorders, Vice President of the North American Society of Adlerian Psychology, a member of the American Counseling Association, and a member of the Licensed Professional Counselors Association of Georgia.

 

 

Johns Creek, GA (scan down) 

Carol Ann Brannon, MS, RD, LD, Georgia Licensed Dietitian 000333

Nutritional Counseling, Individual Therapy/Private Practice, College/University Counseling Program, Phone Counseling

Ivy Falls Office Complex, 10475 Medlock Bridge Road, Suite 205, Johns Creek, GA

Additional Communities Served: Alpharetta, Cumming, Duluth, Norcross, Rowell

Office: 404-409-1747 

Email: cabnutrition@bellsouth.net

Treatment Model: Each client is unique and deserves an individualized nutrition care plan. My approach is to partner with my clients, to build a trusting relationship, and provide personalized, positive, and proactive nutrition therapy. My philosophy and practice are guided by my Christian faith, based on evidence-based nutrition principles, as well as encouraging and empowering clients to develop a health relationship with food and eat intuitively. I welcome and enjoy working with clients from diverse cultural, ethnic, and religious backgrounds.

Ms. Brannon treats Anorexia and Bulimia in infants, children, adolescents and adult women. She also works with Athletes, Compulsive Exercisers, Binge Eating Disorder, Obesity, Compulsive Overeating and Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD).

Treating Eating Disorders since the Year: 1999

Payment Options: Cash/Check, Credit Cards, Insurance (Provide superbill that clients can file for reimbursement.)

 

 

Marietta, GA (scan down) 

Terri Abraham, MS, LPC, NCC, MAC, License # LPC003709
 
Individual Therapy/Private Practice, Coaching, EMDR, Couples Therapy, Phone Counseling
 
840 Kennesaw Avenue, Suite 8, Marietta, GA
 
Additional Communities Served: Kennesaw, Woodstock, Dallas, Acworth, Canton, Powder Springs, Atlanta
 
Office: 770-591-7518 
 
Website: www.conqueryourcraving.com
 
Email: mta@conqueryourcraving.com
 
Treatment Model: Do you wonder why you are so successful in other areas of your life but fail when it comes to having control over food? Do you think your life would be better if you didn't battle so much with food? If you are ready to stop battling with food and become more engaged in life, I can help.
 
Ms. Abraham treats adult women. She also works with Binge Eating Disorder, Food Addiction, Obesity and Compulsive Overeating.
 
Treating Eating Disorders since the Year: 2006
 
Payment Options: Cash/Check, Insurance, Sliding Scale

 

 

Norcross, GA (scan down) 

Mandi Peek, MS, LPC

Jordan Stones Counseling Center

Individual Therapy/Private Practice, Family Therapy, Group Therapy, Support Groups

6375 Spalding Drive, Suite O, Norcross, GA

Additional Communities Served: Atlanta, Alpharetta, Roswell, Gwinette, East Cobb

Office: 678-757-5785  

Website: www.mandipeeklpc.com

Email: mandipeek@bellsouth.net

Treatment Model: Person-Centered, Cognitive Behavioral, Spiritually Sensitive, Resolution Focused.

Ms. Peek treats Anorexia and Bulimia; male and female adolescents and adults. She also works with Athletes, Compulsive Exercisers, Binge Eating Disorder, Obesity, Food Addiction, Bariatric Surgery, Compulsive Eating Disorder, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD), Body Dysmorphic Disorder (BDD), Night Eating Syndrome and Laxative Abuse.

Treating Eating Disorders since the Year: 2000

Payment options: Cash/Check, Credit Cards, Sliding Scale

I seek to help clients integrate their own personal and spiritual beliefs into the counseling process. I would characterize my counseling as “spiritually sensitive” as I am aware of the centrality of body, mind, and soul. I am committed to, and hold as sacred, each client's perspective and prerogative follow their own inclination as they pursue their spirituality. My own spiritual journey is distinctly Christian as I have experienced Jesus as gentle and life giving. I have known Christ’s love to extend outside tradition, norm, and moral dictates. Healing has been found for me in a sort of homecoming of self-awareness in proper reference to the selfless love and acceptance of Christ. A spiritual perspective coupled with psychological understanding are a strength of my practice.

If you like, peek at my blog to hear a bit more of my heart: http://www.jordanstones.blogspot.com/

 

 

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