McCallum Place Eating Disorder Centers in St. Louis now offers a program for binge eating disorder patients
30%-40% of patients seeking weight loss can be clinically diagnosed with binge eating disorder.1 Patients who struggle with Binge eating disorder eat a much larger portion of food in a shorter period of time than normal and endorse feeling a loss of control over their eating.2,3
McCallum Place Eating Disorder Centers are accepting male and female patients up to a weight of 750 pounds. The specialized binge eating disorder program includes medical supervision for those patients who have other health diagnoses or co-morbidity, therapeutic groups which teach skills to combat binge urges as well as separate fitness classes lead by a fitness enhancement specialist. “For years patients have suffered with the shame and embarrassment of Binge Eating Disorder all alone. These patients need specialized treatment to overcome their eating disorder. Our program is designed to help people reduce their shame around eating, build real world skills to reduce binge eating behaviors and become a Long Term Weight Controller.” Cherie Massmann, staff therapist of the Binge Eating track.
Kimberli McCallum, MD, CEDS, FAPA is the CEO, Medical Director and Founder of McCallum Place Eating Disorder Centers and is committed to providing quality, accessible care for patients diagnosed with binge eating disorder. “Individuals with binge eating suffer and have significant psychological and medical concerns. I am happy to be able to provider effective care and support for this specialized population,” said Dr. Kim McCallum.
McCallum Place Eating Disorder Centers offers all levels of care to binge eating disorder patients, including residential, partial hospitalization, intensive outpatient and outpatient services at our Webster Wellness Professional therapy suites. At McCallum Place, we offer evidence based therapy to assure the best outcomes and complete recovery. Interpersonal therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy have been shown to be effective treatment for binge eating disorder. While in treatment, each patient will receive care from a team of eating disorder professionals, including a family care physician, a psychiatrist, therapists and a registered dietitian. Now, individuals with binge eating disorder will have an option and finally get the help they need. To learn more about treatment for binge eating disorder at McCallum Place Eating Disorder Centers, call 1-800-828-8158, or visit mccallum.network.wp2.acadiaproduction.com
Kimberli McCallum, MD, CEDS, FAPA is the CEO, Medical Director and Founder of McCallum Place Eating Disorder Centers and is committed to providing quality, accessible care for patients and their family members. Dr. McCallum is a nationally recognized expert in the treatment of eating disorders and serves on the board of the National Eating Disorder Association and the International Association of Eating Disorders Professionals. She received her medical degree from Yale University and is board certified in child, adolescent and adult psychiatry. She is the CEO and Medical Director of McCallum Place Eating Disorders in St. Louis and Austin, the Victory Program at McCallum Place and Webster Wellness Professionals.