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Eating Disorder Treatment Team

Sovereign Health of California’s adolescent residential facility at Rancho San Diego offers treatment to young women ages 12 to 17 who have a primary diagnosis of anorexia nervosa or bulimia nervosa. Our San Clemente facility also provides treatment to women who are 18 years of age or older and have eating disorders.

Our treatment team is dedicated to educating and treating patients affected by eating disorders. Our multidisciplinary team specializes in the treatment of eating disorders and ensures that patients receive the highest quality of treatment.

The treatment team for eating disorders at our San Clemente and Rancho San Diego facilities includes:

  • Psychiatrist
  • Clinical supervisors
  • Clinicians
  • Substance abuse counselors
  • Clinical concierge
  • Primary therapist
  • Case managers
  • Patient advocates
  • Lead house manager
  • Family therapist
  • Physician’s assistant
  • Nutritional chef
  • Registered dietitian
  • Yoga instructors
  • Art therapists
  • Neurofeedback technicians

Eating disorder treatment program

Female patients who have anorexia or bulimia nervosa may also engage in an unhealthy pattern of behaviors regarding food and their weight. Some patients may restrict their caloric intake, while others may misuse laxatives or diuretics, take diet pills and use other methods to lose weight or avoid gaining weight. Due to these unhealthy behaviors, patients who have eating disorders may have additional medical concerns during admissions that will need to be addressed while they are in treatment.

Female adolescents and adults who receive eating disorder treatment receive comprehensive medical and biopsychosocial assessments during the admissions process to diagnose and treat the primary eating disorder and any co-occurring conditions, including substance abuse and other mental health problems such as depression. Laboratory tests may be completed to determine whether follow-up medical services are necessary.

Treatment services are provided to female patients diagnosed with eating disorders at the San Clemente and Rancho San Diego locations. The Eating Disorder Programs at Sovereign Health of San Clemente and Rancho San Diego are individualized for patients based on their specific needs.

Treatment at Sovereign Health of California

As part of our holistic treatment approach, female patients will receive a combination of individual, group and family therapy, evidence-based and complementary treatments, and experiential activities during their treatment. Each treatment plan is individually tailored to meet the needs of our patients and focuses on improving overall physical and mental wellness, so our patients can incorporate healthy lifestyle changes into their lives and be successful throughout their recovery.

For more information about the treatment team at Sovereign Health’s San Clemente and Rancho San Diego facilities, please call our 24/7 helpline to speak to a member of our admissions team.

 

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