Intensive Outpatient

Intensive Outpatient

The intensive outpatient program operates 3 hours per day 3 days per week. We offer a supportive, structured environment that addresses eating disorder symptoms, normalizes eating, stabilizes weight, and improves self-esteem, coping , and relapse prevention skills. This level of care may be appropriate for patients seeking a step-down from partial hospitalization, intensive hospital, or residential treatment, or for patients seeking a step-up from outpatient group or individual therapy. Learn more about the various levels of care available for individuals and families seeking eating disorder treatment.


The Healing Connection intensive outpatient programming includes:

  • 9 hours/week of programming, Monday, Wednesday, Thursday from 4:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
  • Individual therapy
  • Nutritional assessment, counseling, and meal planning
  • Structured supervised meal. Dinner is brought in by the patients
  • Group therapy (eating disorders psychoeducational, cognitive-behavioral, cognitive remediation, skills training, relational, and availability of substance abuse psychoeducation/cognitive-behavioral skills groups)
  • Family work (individual, parenting group, and multifamily therapy group)
  • Psychopharmacological evaluation and medication monitoring
  • Case Management
  • Access to recovered peers and family members who present or participate in various program groups
  • Tutoring for adolescent patients during the school year


See a sample treatment schedule and learn more about the various group therapy treatments provided at The Healing Connection.