Admission to Our Binge Eating Disorder Treatment ProgramMaking that first decision to enter treatment for Binge Eating Disorder (BED) can be an extremely stressful and emotional event for both the client and family members. The Highlands’ team is here to provide compassion, support, and a wealth of expertise from the first point of contact, and through the entire admissions process. Referrals for admission to The Highlands can be made from the clients and family, or from physicians, dietitians, and therapists. We often receive referrals from family physicians or outpatient treatment centers that feel their clients can benefit from the more intensive professional services for which we are highly regarded. Don’t hesitate to contact The Highlands with any questions that you may have regarding admission to The Highlands. At The Highlands, each client and family member is treated with the utmost respect and confidentiality. Each client’s success in recovery from their eating disorder is important to us, and we provide treatment for binge eating disorder in a completely non-judgmental manner.
The Highlands’ Admission Process for Binge Eating Disorder TreatmentWe are here to answer your questions, and help alleviate your concerns, even if you are not sure that The Highlands will best meet the needs of you or a loved one who is struggling with Binge Eating Disorder. The first step is to contact us. Please call us directly, or send us an e-mail. The Highlands’ admission team will set up a clinical intake assessment with one of our certified clinicians. This may be done by email, phone, or in person. This assessment is completely complimentary, and lasts approximately one hour. During this intake process we gather important information that helps us understand the client and their unique circumstances. Some information we gather is:
- Eating disorder symptoms
- Life circumstances
- Family history
- Co-occurring disorders
- Medical information
- Contact information for referring physicians or counselors (if any), and we will explain The Highlands privacy and permission policies