Evidence-Based Comprehensive Psychological, Nutritional and Medical Care

Eating Disorder Treatment for College Students

McCallum Place St. Louis, Missouri and Kansas City, Kansas are conveniently located near many colleges and universities. Our treatment team maintains a close working relationship with these universities and we are a trusted resource for their counseling centers and student health departments. Many of our physicians maintain faculty appointments.

Having the freedom balanced with enough support to practice recovery, maintain independence and stay in school is often important to college-aged men and women. McCallum Place’s locations and philosophy of treatment offer the unique opportunity for college student to have all of their needs met in a treatment setting. Our program balances STRUCTURE and INDEPENDENCE, helping individuals build the confidence and skills necessary to LET GO of their patterns of restrictive eating, purging, and compulsive exercise.

College-aged men and women may choose from any of our programs or levels of care: 24 hour Residential, Extended Partial Hospital (10 hours per day, up to seven days per week), Traditional Partial Hospital (6 hours per day, up to seven days per week), two levels of Intensive Outpatient Programming, Phase I or II up to six days per week, Transitional Apartments, Aftercare and Support Groups.

What Our Treatment Programs Offer College-Aged Men and Women:

Board-Certified Psychiatrists
In psychiatry on-site to guide treatment of co-occurring conditions, such as OCD, bipolar disorder, anxiety, addictions, PTSD, and depression.

Evaluation & Treatment Of Medical Issues
such as diabetes, IBS, asthma, seizures, reflux, osteoporosis, dehydration, gastro paresis, bradycardia, hypotension, and metabolic disturbances. Cared for on-site by our board-certified primary care physician.

Evidenced-Based Treatment
combining traditional and experiential group and individual psychotherapies teaching cognitive skills, mindfulness, distress tolerance, interpersonal effectiveness, and emotional regulation, while also addressing core concerns, such as body image, anxiety, trauma, addictions, and adult development.

Individual Nutritional Support & Meal Coaching
One on one, in groups, cooking classes, self-portioning, and restaurant outings multiple times a week.

Easy Access to World Class Inpatient Medical & Psychiatric Care
if inpatient stabilization is necessary.

Marks of Quality Care
  • Binge Eating Disorder Association (BEDA)
  • 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

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