Discovery Behavioral Health Opens New Center in Enumclaw, WA for Treatment of Eating Disorders in Pre-teens and Adolescents


LOS ANGELES, 12 October 2021 / PRNewswire / – Discovery Behavioral Health, Inc., an expanding network of evidence-based mental health, addiction and eating disorder treatment centers, has opened a new eating disorder treatment program at Enumclaw, Washington (about 45 miles south of Seattle). Center for Discovery-branded licensed treatment program will treat adolescents ages 11 to 17 who have been diagnosed with a primary eating disorder, including anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa and binge eating disorder. .

This gender inclusive program will treat no more than eight patients at any one time. Center for Discovery has been providing treatment for eating disorders in the Pacific Northwest since 2009 and also offers treatment programs in Nice view, Edmonds and Tacoma, Washington.

Treating eating disorders since 1997, the Center for Discovery currently operates residential, partial inpatient and intensive outpatient programs in 13 states nationwide. “We specialize in the evidence-based treatment of eating disorders, provide treatment in intimate settings and maintain a low staff-to-patient ratio. Each treatment setting is designed with the aim of replicating the personal, professional and / or academic settings of our patients, where they can acquire appropriate coping skills and practices that are easily reintroduced into their lives after discharge, ”explains Joe tinervin, President, Eating Disorders Division, DBH.

Programming at the Center for Discovery includes a diet plan that takes into account the choices and preferences of patients. Patients are supported in their growth towards participating in the preparation of their own meals – when appropriate – while participating in group, individual and family therapy services. The treatment allows patients to better understand their disorder and to practice coping skills around food that can easily be transferred into their daily lives.

“We use Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavior Therapy, Trauma-informed Therapies, and Exposure Response Prevention (ERP) as part of the treatment experience. educational and inspiring content, and accessing post-treatment support, ”says Tinervin. “Recovery is a lifelong process and we give our patients tools to use it for the long haul.”

President and CEO of Discovery Behavioral Health Jean Peloquin note: “Studies have shown that eating disorders have the second highest death rate of all mental health disorders, surpassed only by opioid addiction. The driving force behind Discovery Behavioral Health is our desire to make evidence-based treatment accessible to all. therapists, payers, patients and families to raise awareness of eating disorders, provide evidence-based treatment, ongoing monitoring, and support for long-term recovery. ”

About Discovery Behavioral Health

Everyone deserves a happy and fulfilling life. That’s why Discovery Behavioral Health has made evidence-based, outcome-oriented healthcare accessible and affordable since its inception. With a full continuum of care – detoxification, medical residences, residential treatment centers, partial hospitalization, intensive outpatient, outpatient, psychiatric services, neurocentres and telehealth, we can provide the right care at the right time for adults or adolescents struggling with mental health, addiction or eating disorders. With a portfolio of over 130 treatment centers including service lines in successful operation since 1985, we are a preferred and trusted provider with most insurance companies who value our clinical rigor and outstanding results. Once treatment is complete, our patients become part of the growing family of Discovery alumni, connected through free aftercare programs, support groups, activities, and a caring community – for life. Because when quality behavioral health care is within reach, so is happiness.

press contact:

Greg Ptacek
RP | Communication
Discovery Behavioral Health, Inc.
323-841-8002 portable
[email protected]

SOURCE Discovery Behavioral health

Related links


Leave A Reply