Without treatment

  • up to 20% of people with serious eating disorders die

With treatment

  • Only 2-3% will die
  • 60% of people with eating disorders recover
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The Treatment Program

Program Focus

The program at SUNY Upstate Medical University utilizes a psychodynamic, feminist, and relational model.

Focus of the program is on medical stability, initially. Through both individual and group psychotherapy, patients will learn how to express emotions, develop a solid “sense of self”, manage trauma, and learn how to develop healthy and mutual relationships.

Treatment Modalities

  • Medical Management
  • Pharmacotherapy
  • Individual Therapy
  • Family Therapy
  • Group Therapy

Patient treatment is individually designed to facilitate the patient’s full recovery.