Outpatient Therapy

Please note: Due to COVID-19 all in-person groups at all locations have been cancelled at this time.  Please visit our telehealth page to learn about the virtual groups we have available. Outpatient Eating Disorder Therapy We treat a variety of concerns in our outpatient clinic, even if you or your loved one doesn’t have an…

Therapeutic Guidelines and Experiential Interventions in the Treatment of Eating Disorders

Please note that this is an Archived article and may contain content that is out of date. In this article we describe general guidelines as well as a few examples of the experiential and structured interventions that we use when facilitating individual, group, and family therapy with eating disorder patients. The purpose of these experiential…

Outpatient Group Therapy – Salt Lake Location

Please note:  These groups are at the Cottonwood Heights, UT location only! Are you looking for bulimia group therapy, anorexia group therapy, or just an anonymous eating disorder group? Center for Change offers several outpatient therapy groups. Open Process Group – Therapist Approval Required When: Mondays from 2:45pm-3:45pm Cost: $25 at the time of group or…

Partial Hospitalization (PHP) – Salt Lake City

7050 Highland Dr Suite 310 Cottonwood Heights, UT 84121 Our partial hospitalization eating disorder treatment is suited for adolescent and adult women and men ages 15 and up who require a need for support and supervision during meals and individual treatment for underlying issues that cause the eating disorder. Time away from the partial hospitalization program during nights and…

Residential Eating Disorder Treatment Centers

If you or someone you love is suffering from an eating disorder such as anorexia and bulimia and you don’t know where to turn for help, a residential eating disorder treatment center can be a great place to start. The purpose of residential eating disorder treatment centers is to provide professional, compassionate care in a…

Independent Living Program

Independent Living Program The Independent Living Program (ILP) at Center for Change is for adult women ages 18+ and offers the structure of participating in our Day Treatment (PHP) program while residing off site. Our independent living facility offers real world experiences and provides a low-cost housing option in conjunction with our Day Treatment program….

Inpatient Eating Disorder Treatment

Inpatient Eating Disorder Treatment According to the National Eating Disorders Association, national surveys estimate that 20 million women and 10 million men in America will have an eating disorder at some point in their lives. Many of these people will successfully recover through the help of inpatient eating disorder treatment centers. Recovering from such a…

Partial Hospitalization

Partial Hospitalization Program Center for Change offers Partial Hospitalization treatment (PHP) at our Orem, UT, Salt Lake City, UT and Boise, ID locations and focuses on actively treating eating disorders, preventing relapse, improving body image, setting goals, facing fears and accomplishing specific social, vocational and educational tasks. The program is designed for females ages 15…

Social Support: The Cradle for Growth and Recovery with Eating Disorders

Author:  Michael E. Berrett, PhD It was 1970. I learned at a young adolescent age to appreciate the value of support. I remember well my teacher, Mr. Monson, and his tall lanky frame, his worn black flood pants, his shortsleeved white shirt and thin black tie. I remember most his gentle kindness to a longhaired,…

Towards an Understanding of Self-Esteem and Eating Disorders

Author:  Melissa H. Smith, PhD Please note that this is an Archived article and may contain content that is out of date. During a session with a client who has long suffered with an eating disorder I was discussing what it would be like if she could feel positive about herself. I was shocked with…

Music Therapy: An Innovative Approach In The Treatment Of Clients With Eating Disorders

By: Lynette L. Taylor, MT-BC Please note that this is an Archived article and may contain content that is out of date. Many of you probably use music therapeutically on a daily basis without even realizing it. How many of you listen to music that is more upbeat than usual when you need a little…

Group Therapy

Center for Change creates a loving, family-like atmosphere where women can openly share their fears, triumphs and personal issues. Eating disorder group therapy helps participants feel more comfortable in relationships and discover they are not alone in their struggle to conquer their eating disorder. Patients learn that they, in turn, have something of value to…

5 Things I Have Learned in Recovery

By Hannah Hammon, LCSW My Voice Matters.  This took the entirety of my experience in 24-hour care to begin accepting.  I recall about a month in that my already-high anxiety was peaking.  I was certain my family was falling apart because I wasn’t there to help take care of things and, basically, be the glue…

Intensive Outpatient Treatment (IOP)

Intensive Outpatient Treatment Our Intensive Outpatient Treatment (IOP) is offered at our Orem, UT, Salt Lake City, UT (Cottonwood Heights) and Boise, ID locations and allows clients to receive accelerated treatment for their eating disorder while still participating in daily responsibilities such as work or school. Clients who are in the IOP program show little…

Eating Disorders: Through the Eyes of a Care Tech

Author: Lindsay Lovell, Care Technician I never realized how much control an eating disorder can have on an individual until I lived with someone suffering from one. With secret binges, constant lying, calorie counting, food restricting, and obsessive-compulsive behaviors, I tried my hardest to support her as she constantly battled her eating disorder. After seeking…

Eating Disorders: Through the Eyes of a Care Tech

By: Lindsay Lovell, Care Technician Please note that this is an Archived article and may contain content that is out of date. I never realized how much control an eating disorder can have on an individual until I lived with someone suffering from one. With secret binges, constant lying, calorie counting, food restricting, and obsessive-compulsive…

A Clear Look at Center for Change

Author:  CFC Please note that this is an Archived article and may contain content that is out of date. When a family member is suffering with the unrelenting effects of an eating disorder and all the rest of the problems that come with that illness—depression, anxiety, self-contempt, social fears, medical complications, etc., you are in…

Recovery: A Matter of the Heart

Author:  Randy K. Hardman, PhD Please note that this is an Archived article and may contain content that is out of date. I would like to share a few observations from my ten years of experience at Center for Change. These observations will be about treatment and recovery from eating disorders and are related to…

Twelve Ideas to Help Women with Eating Disorders Negotiate Thanksgiving, Hanukkah, and Christmas

Author:  Center for Change Treatment Team Eat regularly and in some kind of reasonable pattern. Avoid a pattern of “preparing for the last supper.” Don’t skip meals and starve in attempt to make up for what you recently ate or are about to eat. Keep a regular and moderate pattern or self nourishment. Strive to…

Eating Disorders: The Internalization of the Thin Body Ideal

Please note that this is an Archived article and may contain content that is out of date. Research over the last two decades has indicated that the incidence of eating disorders appears to be increasing. Health care professionals have reported what some consider to be epidemic rates of these disorders in recent years, particularly among…

Telehealth

Virtual Eating Disorder Support Groups More virtual groups coming soon     Connecting with a Provider Has Never Been Easier Keeping you and our community healthy and safe, as well as maintaining mental well-being, have always been and remain our top priorities. As we face challenges presented by COVID-19, we also strive to provide the…

Boise Campus Information

Located in a beautifully restored home in the historic Hyde Park District of Boise’s North End neighborhood, Center for Change offers a Partial Hospitalization Program (PHP) and an Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP). Our Boise campus meets the needs of both adolescents and adults of all genders dealing with eating disorders, who don’t require an inpatient…

Handling the Holidays Through Recovery

It’s the day after Halloween and you’ve managed to avoid the bags of leftover candy for now. Then you turn on the radio, and before you can manage to change the channel you hear it: “It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas, everywhere you go!” In less than 24 hours, the world jumped from…

Alumni

Center for Change Alumni Network Welcome! Here you’ll find information about our aftercare program and events designed to support our alumni in recovery. We understand that lasting life change requires active and ongoing engagement in the process of recovery, and our goal is to provide opportunities that empower and energize our alumni’s success in life….

The 12-Step Program At Center For Change

By: Bobbi Carter Please note that this is an Archived article and may contain content that is out of date. A former patient stated: “I wanted to go to a treatment center that addressed all aspects of my eating disorder – my mind, body, emotions, and you know, my spirituality.” In their book, SQ Spiritual Intelligence;…