Center for Discovery location near Rancho Palos Verdes, CA was selected to provide a therapeutic atmosphere conducive to healing.
Center For Discovery, Alexandria Virginia, is an eating disorder treatment center that was first opened in May 2016 and treats females 18 years of age or older who are struggling with an eating disorder. Eating disorders affect approximately 20 million females in the United States and studies have shown that approximately one in ten individuals with an eating disorder receive clinical treatment and individuals typically delay seeking treatment for approximately eight years. However, once an individual enters treatment, they have much higher success rates for overcoming their eating disorder and Center For Discovery is known for their high success rates for weight restoration, reduction in purging behavior and improvement in mood for individuals who enroll in residential treatment. Center For Discovery Alexandria, Virginia serves the metropolitan areas of Virginia, Maryland and Washington D.C. and provides residential treatment and partial hospitalization levels of care. This treatment program specializes in treating the following eating disorders: Anorexia Nervosa, Bulimia Nervosa, Binge Eating Disorder, Compulsive Overeating, Orthorexia Nervosa, and Selective Eating Disorder (ARFID).
Center For Discovery, Alexandria Virginia Outpatient (OP), is an eating disorder treatment center that was first opened in September 2017 and treats females 16 years of age or older who are struggling with an eating disorder or with an eating disorder in the presence of a mental health disorder, otherwise known as a co-occurring disorder. This eating disorder location is located overlooking the Potomac River in Alexandria Virginia and serves the metropolitan areas of Washington D.C., Baltimore and Virginia. Eating disorders are rarely about food but rather about ways to control feelings and emotions that cannot be controlled in other aspects of the client’s life. Underlying triggers associated with eating disorder include depression, anxiety, personality disorders, low self-esteem, trauma, bullying, genetics, self-harm, poor parental relationships, substance abuse, difficulty communicating negative emotions and difficulty resolving conflict. The treatment team at Center For Discovery Alexandria, Virginia Outpatient work diligently and compassionately to treat the individual and not the disease and eating disorder affect each client differently.