Eating Disorders
Intensive Outpatient Program

Intensive Outpatient service is a comprehensive eating disorder program provided through telemedicine from licensed psychiatrists, psychologists, therapists, clinicians, dietitians and psychiatrists. Individuals receive a minimum of 11 hours of treatment per week with 9 hours of group therapy and 1 hour individual session with a therapist and 1 hour individual session with a dietitian. Group sessions are 3-hours long, scheduled 3 times per week. Each individual is assigned a multi-disciplinary treatment team who creates an individualized treatment plan.

Every client is assigned a multi-disciplinary treatment team

Our Aim

Our aim is to to address the psychological, medical, and nutritional aspects of the eating disorder and any co-occurring disorders. Eating disorders are complex, and the most effective treatment starts with a multi-disciplinary team who can address the different issues an individual faces on their road to recovery.

Our Staff

Recognized as experts in the field, we collaborate and coordinate each client's care, drawing on their expertise in eating disorders, trauma, addiction to provide each client the support he or she needs for recovery.

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    Convenient

    All sessions are conducted via video conferencing. Individuals can join by computer, tablet, or smart phone.

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    Private

    Individuals join from the privacy of their own home. Group session size is limited ensuring an intimate and private setting.

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    Quality

    Staffed by experts in the field, Individuals are assigned a multi-disciplinary team to work with them. Additionally, Bright Heart is Joint Commission accredited, a symbol of quality that reflects Bright Heart Health’s commitment to providing safe and effective care.

Available from your home

Flexible Scheduling

A comprehensive eating disorder program for Anorexia, Bulimia, Binge Eating and other unspecified eating disorders.
Each client is assigned a multi-disciplinary team of experts in eating disorders.

  • Treatment from the safety & privacy of your own home
  • Morning, Afternoon and Evening Program
  • Available through a computer, tablet or smartphone
  • Expert therapists, dietitians, and psychiatrists in eating disorders
  • Medical Oversight from a Psychiatrist.

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Our program is based on evidence-based practices, including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Dialectical Behavioral Therapy.

Groups sessions cover body image, relationship issues, stress management, life skills, and medical concerns.

Our nutrition program provides weekly meal support where clients eat a meal online once a week. In addition, our staff develops an individual nutrition program using a non-diet philosophy.

With video conferencing, our staff is able to work with clients as they engage in daily activities. For example, a therapist may work with a client while they are grocery shopping or clothing shopping to address anxiety issues, or a dietitian may join a client at a restaurant or on a trip when food choices are limited. Telemedicine enables us to be with our clients when they need us.

In addition to extensive years of eating disorder experience, we have staff who specialize in in trauma, somatic therapy, equine therapy, and internal family systems.

Included in our program are family sessions and a family group without clients so they may understand eating disorders and work with our knowledgeable staff.

Benefits of Bright Heart Health:

  • We utilize a non-diet approach – all foods in moderation.
  • We provide personalized treatment with real life settings.
  • Participants join the groups in their homes, providing a comfort of loved ones and pets.
  • Our schedule is flexible. Clients don’t need FMLA and can join in the day, evening or night.
  • We provide medical oversight.
  • Our staff are specialists in Anorexia Nervosa, Bulimia Nervosa, Binge Eating and other eating disorders. All staff are masters-level, with 5 years experience treating eating disorders.
  • We offer complimentary support groups on weekends for continuing aftercare and families.
  • We utilize meditation, experiential therapies, body image support & wellness activities all online to ensure that individuals have the tools that become patterns for new and healthier lifestyles.
  • We are in-network with a number of major insurances.
A comprehensive program serving binge eating disorder and compulsive overeating disorder clients exclusively. Clients are assigned a multi-disciplinary team of experts in binge eating disorders, compulsive overeating disorder, and night eating syndrome. We use a non-diet approach and provide clients the tools that become patterns for new and healthier lifestyle.

  • Treatment from the safety & privacy of your own home
  • Available through a computer, tablet or smartphone
  • Expert therapists, dietitians, and psychiatrists in binge eating disorder, compulsive overeating disorder, and night eating syndrome.
  • Clients are in their own group with their own team of specialists specifically dedicated to Binge eating disorder.
  • Medical Oversight from a Psychiatrist.

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Our program is based on evidence-based practices, including CBT and DBT. We utilize meditation, experiential therapies, body image support, wellness activities, relationship issues, stress management, life skills, and medical concerns.

Our nutrition program provides weekly meal support where clients eat a meal online once a week. In addition, our staff develops an individual nutrition program using a non-diet philosophy.

With video conferencing, our staff is able to work with clients as they engage in daily activities. For example, a therapist may work with a client in the evening when triggers are strongest, or a dietitian may join a client at a restaurant or on a trip when food choices are limited. Telemedicine enables us to be with our clients when they need us.

As part of the Bright Heart Health team, we have experts in trauma, somatic therapy, equine therapy, internal family systems to address the co-occurring issues.

Included in our program are family sessions as needed, and a family group without clients so they may understand eating disorders and work with our knowledgeable staff.

Benefits of Bright Heart Health:

  • We do not mix populations. BED & COE clients are in their own group with their own team of specialists specifically dedicated to BED & COE.
  • We utilize a non-diet approach – all foods in moderation.
  • We provide personalized treatment with real life settings.
  • Participants join the groups in their homes, providing a comfort of loved ones and pets.
  • Our schedule is flexible. Clients don’t need FMLA and can join in the day, evening or night.
  • We have no weight restrictions.
  • We provide medical oversight.
  • Our staff are specialists in Binge Eating and Compulsive Overeating.
  • We offer complimentary support groups on weekends for continuing aftercare and families.
  • We utilize meditation, experiential therapies, body image support & wellness activities all online to ensure that individuals have the tools that become patterns for new and healthier lifestyles.
  • We are in-network with a number of major insurances.

5 Star Rating“The staff at Bright Heart really care for the patients and it is clear that they work hard to provide the best care they can.”

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“Dr Schroeder is a very kind and caring. She works with me and understands my needs. Everyone is compassionate and empathetic.”

5 Star Rating

“I have struggled for years and had no hope of finding help until I found Bright Heart. The staff is amazing and I can get help while at home with my kids.”

Joint Commission Accredited

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  • Bright Heart Health has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for Behavioral Health Care Accreditation by demonstrating continuous compliance with its performance standards. The Gold Seal of Approval® is a symbol of quality that reflects Bright Heart Health’s commitment to providing safe and effective care. Read more

Stanford University Research Study

  • Bright Heart Health is committed to leading the world in developing the most up-to-date and evidence-supported telemedicine treatment for eating disorder care. Thus, Bright Heart Health has partnered with Athena Robinson, PhD. Clinical Assistant Professor from Stanford University’s School of Medicine to conduct a preliminary study on the effectiveness of eating disorder treatment using telemedicine. Read more
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