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Frequently Asked Questions

 

What ages do you treat?

All of our programs take ages 16+, except for our Partial Hospital Program, which takes only ages 18+.

DO YOU PROVIDE TREATMENT FOR OTHER MENTAL HEALTH CONCERNS?

Yes. All clinicians are able to provide treatment for mental health issues such as anxiety and mood disorders, post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), and personality disorders, as well as most commonly co-occurring conditions.

WHAT PROGRAMS DO YOU OFFER FOR FAMILIES?

Families and support persons can play an important role in a client's recovery journey. Families are welcome to contact us at 614.896.8222 to schedule individual consultations with a professional counselor. In addition, all family members are encouraged to attend free support groups at The Center the first and third Tuesday evening of each month from 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm.

We also offer educational opportunities throughout the year, including webinars.

WHAT TYPES OF PAYMENT DO YOU ACCEPT?

We accept cash, check, and credit/debit card (Mastercard, Visa, Discover).

The Center maintains a sliding fee scale of up to 40% off based on proof of income; if you are concerned about paying for treatment, please contact us so for more information.

HOW DO I SCHEDULE AN ASSESSMENT?

Call 614.896.8222

Our office staff will take initial information for registration and preparation for the diagnostic assessment. A clinician will contact you to set up an appointment for a diagnostic assessment. Clients are usually able to begin treatment in the Intensive Outpatient Program for Eating Disorders and Partial Hospital Program for Eating Disorders levels of care within a week of the initial call. Outpatient treatment waiting list time varies. 

DO YOU only see females?

We provide treatment for all genders.

WILL YOU ASSESS A PERSON WHO NEEDS INPATIENT TREATMENT?

The Center does not provide emergency or inpatient services. The Center refers all persons who report symptoms with a high probability of medical instability immediately to emergency care or a residential or inpatient eating disorder treatment facility to assure best care protocol.

Per the American Psychiatric Guidelines for Eating Disorders, if a person is medically unstable or meets criteria for residential or inpatient care, then residential or inpatient treatment is recommended.

DO YOU PROVIDE EDUCATIONAL PRESENTATIONS TO THE COMMUNITY?

Yes. The Center's expert staff works to create presentations tailored to meet the needs and requests of physicians, medical and mental health professionals , corporations, and civic organizations all over the state. Our Education and Volunteer Specialist coordinates all of the professional and community lectures and presentations.

To request a presentation, call 614.896.8222.

IS THE CENTER Wheelchair/scooter ACCESSIBLE?

There are no steps at the entrance to our building and there is an elevator that can transport people to all floors of the building. The Center is committed to making sure our facilities are welcoming to all people. We have also ensured that our seating options, common areas and bathrooms are inclusive and facilitate comfort for people of all sizes.