Eating Disorder Treatment of Anorexia and Bulimia

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Burnsville, MN (scan down)  

Suzanne L. Krueger, Psy.D.

Suzanne L. Krueger & Associates, P.C.

Individual Therapy/Private Practice, Outpatient, Couples Therapy

1500 McAndrews Road West, Suite 223, Burnsville, Minnesota

Additional Communities Served: Minneapolis, St. Paul, Edina, Eagan, Burnsville

Office: 952-854-7771 

Website: www.suzannekrueger.com

Treatment Model: Combination - Cognitive Behavioral and Psychodynamic

Dr. Krueger treats Anorexia and Bulimia in male and female adults. She also works with Compulsive Exercisers, Binge Eating Disorder, Obesity, and Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD).

Treating Eating Disorders since the Year: 1988

Payment Options: Cash/Check, Insurance, Medicaid, Medicare

Dr. Krueger is a licensed psychologist in private practice in Bloomington, Minnesota. She has worked in the mental health field for over 18 years - 10 of these years have been since she earned her Doctorate Degree in clinical psychology. She specializes in treating adult and young adult clients who have eating disorders, but also works with clients dealing with other issues including depression and anxiety. Dr. Krueger's approach to therapy emphasizes insight, self-awareness and empowerment to help people lead more gratifying lives. She generally uses cognitive behavioral strategies to help promote growth. This method looks at ways of thinking and behaving - focusing on what works and isn't working and making changes accordingly. She also looks at the history and underlying issues behind thoughts and behaviors. This can include looking at relationships, identity, self-esteem, and family of origin issues.

 

 

Water's Edge Counseling & Healing Center

Director: Kim Bushman, Ph.D., LP

Outpatient, Day Treatment, Nutritional Counseling, Family Therapy, Individual Therapy, Couples Therapy, Group Therapy, Coaching, Holistic Healing

1755 Southcross Drive W, Burnsville, MN

Additional Communities Served: Minneapolis/St. Paul, South Metro Suburbs and outlying areas

Office: 952-898-5020 

Website: www.watersedgechc.com

Treatment Model: Cognitive Behavioral, Psychodynamic, Feminist Approach, Eclectic, Non-Diet Approach, Nutrition Counseling, Holistic approaches, Authentic Movement, Dialectic Behavior Therapy (DBT), Sensorimotor Psychotherapy

Waterís Edge treats Anorexia and Bulimia; males and females, adolescents and adults. Waterís Edge also works with Athletes, Compulsive Exercisers, Sub-clinical eating disorders (ED NOS), Binge Eating Disorder, Night Eating Syndrome, Compulsive Overeating, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) and Body Dysmorphic Disorder (BDD).

Treating Eating Disorders since the Year: 2003

Payment Options: Cash/Check, Credit Cards, Insurance, Medicaid, Medicare, Sliding Scale

Waterís Edge CHC Outpatient Eating Disorder Treatment Program is a multidisciplinary treatment program for adolescents and adults created to meet the individual needs of each client.  Therapists and dietitians work together to provide the most effective treatment for the client. Therapists at Waterís Edge CHC also have experience in working clients with eating disorders and trauma. Collaborative consultation with medical providers and other relative treat providers  is a high priority of all providers at Waterís Edge CHC.

 

 

Golden Valley, MN (scan down)  

Diann M. Ackard, Ph.D., L.P.,  Licensed Psychologist,  License #LP4200

Private practice/individual therapy, Outpatient, Family Therapy, Group Therapy, Support Groups

5101 Olson Memorial Highway, Suite 4001, Golden Valley, MN

Additional Communities Served: Minneapolis, St Paul, Metro area, Western Suburbs

Office: 763-595-7294 ext. 111


Website: www.diannackard.com 

Email: Diann_Ackard@mindspring.com

Treatment Model: Treatments are personalized to each specific person, and may include Cognitive, Behavioral, Interpersonal, Psychodynamic, and/or Family-Based (e.g., Maudsley-based, Family-based interventions, Family systems) interventions.

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

Treating Eating Disorders since the Year: 1991

Payment Options: Cash/Check, Insurance

Dr. Ackard is licensed psychologist in private practice who has been dedicated to the treatment and understanding of eating disturbances for over 15 years, and takes a collaborative approach to treatment in which both the client and the psychologist work together to develop treatment goals and discuss strategies to achieve these goals. She is a Fellow of the Academy for Eating Disorders and is recognized by the National Register of Health Service Providers in Psychology. She has specializations in the research and treatment of eating disturbances, and who holds positions as Adjunct Assistant Professor in the Division of Epidemiology and Community Health at the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN and as Research Scientist at the Eating Disorders Institute at Methodist Hospital, St Louis Park, MN. She earned her Ph.D. from the University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio and completed her predoctoral and postdoctoral internships, respectively, at Yale University School of Medicine in New Haven, Connecticut and the Division of Epidemiology at the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota. She is a member of the American Psychological Association (Divisions 12 and 35), was inducted as a Fellow to the Academy for Eating Disorders (AED), is co-chairperson of the Trauma and Eating Disorders Special Interest Group of the Academy for Eating Disorders, and is a member of the Eating Disorders Research Society. Dr. Ackard has published numerous publications in peer-reviewed journals, and presents at local, national, and international meetings and conferences. Her private practice office is conveniently located in the southeast corner of Highways 100 and 55, in Golden Valley. 

 

 

Kathleen A. Jacobson, Ph.D., L.P., Clinical Psychologist

Individual Therapy/Private Practice, Outpatient, Family Therapy, Couples Therapy,

5101 Olson Memorial Highway, Suite 4003, Golden Valley, MN

Additional Communities Served: Twin Cities, Minnetonka, Edina, Richfield, Eden Prairie

Office: 763-595-7294 ext. 112 

Website: www.kathleenjacobson.com

Treatment Model: Cognitive Behavioral, Interpersonal, Feminist, Individual and/or family therapy, Family based (Maudsley)

Dr. Jacobson treats Anorexia and Bulimia; males and females, adolescents and adults. She also works with Athletes, Compulsive Exercisers, Binge Eating Disorder, Compulsive Overeating and Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD).

Treating Eating Disorders since the Year: 1988

Payment Options: Cash/Check, Insurance, Medicaid, Medicare, Sliding Scale

 

 

Kathryn B. Miller, Ph.D.

Individual Therapy/Private Practice, Family Therapy

5101 Olson Memorial Hwy, Suite 4004, Golden Valley, MN

Office: 763-595-7294 ext. 114 

Email: mill0860@yahoo.com

Treatment Model: Cognitive Behavioral; Interpersonal

Dr. Miller treats Anorexia and Bulimia; adolescents and adults. She also works with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD).

Treating Eating Disorders Since the Year: 1997

Payment Options: Cash/Check, Insurance, Medicare

Dr. Miller has been trained by international experts in the administration of manual-based therapies for eating disorders.

 

 

Minneapolis, MN (scan down)  

Suzanne Morgan, LICSW-13509-MN

Individual Therapy/Private Practice, Outpatient, Family Therapy, Couples Therapy, Group Therapy

621 West Lake Street, Suite 320, Minneapolis, MN

Additional Communities Served: Central Uptown Minneapolis location serving all parts of the cities. On main bus lines and one block from midtown Greenway. Free Parking.

Office: 612-799-7299

Email: suzannemorganlicsw@icloud.com

Treatment Model: Ms. Dresdner is trained psychodynamically and often help clients to examine the complex issues underlying their eating disorders, including family of origin dynamics and past and present relational patterns. Ms. Dresdner also employ Cognitive-Behavioral techniques when appropriate to help symptom management. She believes that the relationship between the therapist and the client is a powerful tool in the healing process. Her Psychotherapy Groups are process-oriented and offer a vital community experience and support in a safe environment.

Ms. Dresdner 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 Night Eating Syndrome.

Treating Eating Disorders since the Year: 1995

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

 

 

Park Nicollet Melrose Center

Nutritional Counseling, Medical Evaluation, Day Treatment, Residential Treatment, Outpatient, Inpatient, Individual and Group Therapy, Support Groups

3525 Monterey Drive, St. Louis Park, MN

Call Center: 952-993-6200 

Website: www.parknicollet.com/melrose 

Treatment Model: Multi-disciplinary team approach - Family-based Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral, Nutrition Counseling, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Psychopharmacology, Narrative

Park Nicollet Melrose Center treats Anorexia and Bulimia and Binge Eating Disorder; males and females, children, adolescents and adults. Melrose Center also works with Athletes, Compulsive Exercisers, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) and those with Eating Disorders and Diabetes and Eating Disorders and Chemical Dependency.

Treating Eating Disorders since the Year: 1986

Payment Options: Cash/Check, Credit Cards, Insurance

 

 

Northfield, MN (scan down)    

Dorothee M. Ischler, LP, LMFT    Licenses: LP1073, LMFT 701

Center for Human Resources

Individual Therapy/Private Practice, EMDR, Family Therapy, Couples Therapy

220 Division Street, Northfield, MN

Additional Communities Served: Faribault, Farmington, New Praque, Burnsville, Lakeville, Elko, Lonsdale, Cannon Falls, Owatonna, Medfort, Waseca

Office: 507-645-9304 

Website: www.chr-northfield.com

Email: dischler57@earthlink.net

Treatment Model: I believe that every person is unique and created for optimum health. By creating a warm, safe and knowledgable atmosphere I assist my clients on their path to healing. Our work is collaborative, I listen carefully to my clients needs. We develop goals together. In my work I use a variety of therapeutic techniques. I think systemically since I believe, that "no man is an Island". I also feel comfortable talking about spiritual issues if my client shows interest in this human dimension. I include cognitive behavioral and narrative approaches as well.

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

Treating Eating Disorders since the Year: 1986

Payment Options: Cash/Check, Credit Cards, Insurance (Blue cross Blue Shield of Minnesota, U Care, Health Partners, Minnesota Care, all Minnesota insurances), Sliding Scale

 

 

Shoreview, MN (scan down) 

Susan L. Buesing, LMFT, LD

Individual Therapy/Private Practice, Family Therapy, Couples Therapy, Nutrition Counseling

521 Tanglewood Drive, Shoreview, MN 

Additional Communities Served: Twin Cities, North Metro, North Oaks, Roseville, Whitebear Lake

Office: 651-334-5567

Email: Sbuesing1212@gmail.com  

Treatment Model: Non-diet, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Refeeding Model

Ms. Buesing treats Anorexia and Bulimia; males and females, children, adolescents and adults. She also works with Athletes, Compulsive Exercisers, Binge Eating Disorder, and Obesity. 

Treating Eating Disorders since the Year: 1984

Payment Options: Cash/Check, Insurance

 

 

St. Paul, MN (scan down)  

The Emily Program

Executive Director: Dr. Dirk Miller

Group Therapy and Support Groups, Intensive Outpatient Programs, Individual Psychotherapy, Nutritional Evaluation and Counseling, Family Therapy, Intensive Day Program, Residential Program.

2265 Como Avenue, St. Paul, MN

Additional locations: Burnsville, Duluth, St. Louis Park, Woodbury

Office: 651-645-5323 

Website: www.emilyprogram.com

Treatment Model: Highly personalized treatment model which may include Cognitive Behavioral, Psychodynamic, Psychopharmacology, Eclectic, Feminist Approach, Non-Diet Approach, Nutrition Counseling, Eating Disorder/Chemical Dependency and Dialectical Behavioral Therapy

The Emily Program treats Anorexia and Bulimia; males and females, children, adolescents, and adults. They also work with Athletes and Compulsive Exercisers, Food Addiction, Binge Eating Disorder, Obesity, Compulsive Overeating, Laxative Abuse, Bariatric Surgery Assistance, Avoidant/Restrictive Food Intake Disorder (ARFID) and Body Dysmorphic Disorder (BDD).

Treating Eating Disorders since the Year: 1993

Payment Options: Cash/Check, Credit Cards, Insurance, Medicaid, Medicare, Sliding Scale

The Emily Program has provided exceptional care and comprehensive treatment for individuals struggling with eating disorders for 20 years. We provide a personalized, multidisciplinary team approach to healing in a safe, supportive environment. We welcome individuals across all ages, gender, and sexual orientation who struggle with anorexia, bulimia, compulsive overeating, binge eating disorder, and eating disorder not otherwise specified. Our staff is composed of well-trained, caring and skilled therapists with extensive experience in the treatment of eating disorders. We are conveniently located in Burnsville, Duluth, multiple St. Paul locations, St. Louis Park and Woodbury. Additional locations can be found in Spokane and Seattle, Washington. The Emily Program accepts most major insurance policies and maintains a sliding fee scale. To schedule an assessment, call 651-645-5323 or visit our website.

 

 

Kathy Kater, LICSW, Psychotherapist, Eating Disorder Treatment and Prevention Specialist

Individual Therapy/Private Practice, Nutritional Counseling, Family Therapy, Couples Therapy, Outpatient, Speaker and Consultant

2497 7th Avenue East, #109 North, St. Paul, MN

Additional Communities Served: Minneapolis, MN; Washington County, MN; Stillwater, MN; Greater Hudson, WI area

Office: 651-770-2693 

Website: www.bodyimagehealth.org

Email: kathykater@isd.net

Treatment Model: Kathy's outpatient treatment approach combines ACT (acceptance and commitment therapy), cognitive behavioral therapy, psychodynamic therapy, education, and family systems models. She uses a non-dieting approach with all patients and ascribes to Health at Every Size (HAES) principles. In addition, most clients are followed by one of several dieticians with whom she works closely, and referred for medication management when indicated. Patients are assessed and referred for the level of care that is needed to interrupt their eating disorder symptoms. This may include outpatient psychotherapy with Kathy 1-2 times per week, or referral to a partial or full hospital program. Patients may also be referred for group therapy as an adjunct to their individual therapy with Kathy.

As a treatment provider for over 30 years, Kathy is also active in primary prevention. In association with the National Eating Disorder Association Kathy has published three editions of her Healthy Bodies; Teaching Kids What They Need to Know curriculum for upper elementary school children. The National Eating Disorder Association published her Healthy Body Image: Teaching Kids to Eat and Love Their Bodies Too! curriculum in 1998. Recommended by the USDHH, this guide is used in hundreds of schools around the country. Her new book for parents is entitled Real Kids Come in All Sizes: Ten Essential Lessons to Build Your Child's Body Esteem. Kathy speaks extensively to audiences around the country and is available as a speaker or consultant in your community. For more information, visit www.bodyimagehealth.org.

Ms. Kater treats Anorexia and Bulimia, Binge Eating Disorder, and EDNOS (eating disorders not otherwise specified). She works with males and females, children, adolescents and adults. Kathy also works with Athletes, Compulsive Exercisers, and Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD), as well as individuals with co-occurring problems, such as PTSD, depression, anxiety, substance abuse problems, etc.

Treating Eating Disorders since the Year: 1978

Payment Options: Cash/Check, Insurance, BCBS network provide. Will work with other insurance plans and bill as an out-of-network provider. Sliding scale options are available.

 

 

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