About McCallum Place Eating Disorder Treatment Center in St. Louis, MO & Kansas City

McCallum Place is a nationally acclaimed, comprehensive eating disorder treatment center for adolescents and adults. We are unique in that we offer on-site medical and psychiatric management and care combined with intensive individualized psychotherapy, making our center of excellence a great alternative to traditional hospital settings.  We integrate personalized nutritional support and best practices treatment in a real-life, comfortable setting. Our state-of-the-art eating disorder treatment programs and setting are designed to create an environment of structure and support for restorative treatment.

Our eating disorder treatment programs in St. Louis, Missouri and Kansas City, Kansas provide a continuum of care, specialized to provide the right level of support to optimize recovery. Many start with our 24 hour Residential or our signature Extended 10 hour Partial Hospital offered 7 days per week. For those with significant outside support or feeding structure at meals, for optimal recovery we also provide traditional 6 hour Partial Hospital Program and 2 different types of Intensive Outpatient Program. Transitional Living is available for those from out of town to take advantage of our step-down options. Transitional Living has staff support 7 days per week. Family programming and Outpatient Services round out our continuum of care.

Affiliated Research at McCallum Place

As part of our commitment to produce meaningful research that seeks to advance the area of eating disorder prevention and treatment, we have teamed up with external researchers on various projects and studies.

Some areas of study have included: the effectiveness of residential treatment in patients with eating disorders; the role of genetics in Anorexia Nervosa; the role of Leptin in weight restoration; the effectiveness of animal-assisted therapy in eating disorders; the role of mealtime cognition using ecological momentary assessment technology; and the effectiveness of imaginal exposure therapy in eating anxiety.

Affiliate research partners have included Washington University in St. Louis, St. Louis University, the University of Missouri, the University of Louisville, the University of North Carolina, Byrn Mawr College, and the Residential Eating Disorders Consortium.

If you are interested in partnering with McCallum Place to conduct research studies, please contact Karley James, at KJames@McCallumPlace.com. Please note that all studies must have Institutional Review Board (IRB) approval, must be deemed appropriate by McCallum Place leadership, and must be explicitly specified as optional for all patients.

During the hardest times of your life McCallum Place is very comforting and you feel like you’re at home and you’re truly cared for.

– A Former Resident
Marks of Quality Care
  • Eating Disorder Coalition of Iowa
  • International Association Of Eating Disorders Professionals (IAEDP)
  • National Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders (ANAD)
  • National Eating Disorders Association (NEDA)
  • RenewED, Eating Disorders Support
  • Washington University in St. Louis