We are the first treatment provider to show lasting improvement
of adults admitted to residential eating disorder treatment meet criteria for posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
In response to high rates of trauma, we developed an integrated trauma treatment program. We are the first to provide evidence-based trauma treatment (CPT) concurrently with eating disorder treatment in higher levels of care
We collect and analyze our data to contribute to a growing body of research and help further the eating disorders field. These are some of our published research articles.
The association of traumatic events and posttraumatic stress disorder with greater eating disorder and comorbid symptom severity in residential eating disorder treatment centers
Eating disorder onset during childhood is associated with higher trauma dose, provisional PTSD, and severity of illness in residential treatment
Headache, eating disorders, PTSD, and comorbidity: implications for assessment and treatment
Provisional posttraumatic stress disorder is associated with greater severity of eating disorder and comorbid symptoms in adolescents treated in residential care
Sexual and gender minority individuals report higher rates of lifetime traumas and current PTSD than cisgender heterosexual individuals admitted to residential eating disorder treatment
Long-term Outcome of Residential Treatment for Anorexia Nervosa and Bulimia Nervosa
Our current data indicates that 35% of our clients identify as LGBTQIA+ and that eating disorders affect this community at higher rates. Our study shows that our trauma-informed treatment approach, which addresses the specific needs of LGBTQIA+ individuals, supports recovery.