Bay Area Programs / Resources
Bay Area Programs / Resources
Alta Bates Summit Med Ctr– Herrick
Center for Anorexia and Bulimia
Hope for Eating Disorders: Recovery Programs for Teens and Adults
2001 Dwight Way        
Berkeley, CA  94704
Inpatient:        (510) 204-4405
Outpatient:     (510) 204-4569
* The Center for Anorexia and Bulimia is the Bay Area's only full-spectrum,
psychiatric eating disorder program for both adolescents and adults. The
program offers psychoeducation, psychiatric consultation, individual and group
therapy, family therapy, CBT, treatment of co-morbid conditions, coping skills,
assertiveness training, prevention, meal planning, and aftercare support services.
* Levels of care include: inpatient and outpatient treatment.
Begin from Within
A Center for Resolving Food and Weight Issues
Jewish Family & Children Services
913 Emerson Street
Palo Alto, CA 94301-2415
(415) 449-3818
(650) 688-3030
Contact: For more information (650) 688-3030
* “Begin From Within” is a non-diet comprehensive program focused on resolving
food and weight issues.
Beyond Hunger, Inc.                       
P.O. Box 151148
San Rafael, CA 94915
(415) 459-2270
Felicia King, Executive and Clinical Director
* Weekly support groups and workshops with licensed facilitators in
San Rafael, California. $50 per session, limited scholarships available.
Contact: Beyond Hunger, (415) 459-2270, or, www.
* Weekly drop-in support group for men and women on Saturdays from 9:30 am –
11:00 am. Cost is $20 sliding scale.
Community Health Resource Center
2100 Webster Street, Suite 100
San Francisco, CA 94115
Phone: (415) 923-3155
Fax: (415) 441-5128
* The Community Health Resource Center provides a wide array of services that
supplement the care of your physician. Through hands on healing, we come part
of your Bay Area wellness team by offering a full scope of health education,
health programs, health screenings, social work counseling and nutritional
Community Center for Health and Wellness
1069 East Meadow Circle
Palo Alto, CA 94303
(650) 493-4403       -        Fax:  (650) 493-6835
* A non-profit community counseling center and training institute offering quality
services at an affordable sliding scale fee. We combine contemporary
psychotherapy with transpersonal values that focus on the integration of mind,
body and spirit.
* Offers short-term and long-term therapy for individuals, couples, families,
groups, adults, adolescents and children.
* Sliding fee based on income. An excellent resource for IOP aftercare or family
therapy in conjunction with inpatient treatment.
Association of Professionals Treating
Eating Disorders (APTED-SF)
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*Casa Serena Eating Disorders Program
Specialized Eating Disorder Treatment for Men, Women, Adolescents, and Adults
1868 Clayton Road, Suite 123                        
Concord, CA 94520
I (925) 682-8252       -       Fax:  (925) 682-8313
Contact: Jackie Holmes, M.Ed., LMFT and Program Director
*  Provides a safe and supportive setting for the treatment of Anorexia Nervosa,
Binge Eating Disorder, Orthorexia, Bulimia Nervosa, and Eating Disorders NOS.
* IOP Levels of Care include intervention to avoid hospitalization, continued
treatment after hospitalization, and support for those who are actively working to
recover but struggling to do so.
* Adult Program offers treatment for men and women 18 years of age and up, four
days a week, Monday thru Thursday from 2:00 pm - 8:30 pm, and includes
additional dietary and therapeutic consultations weekly.
* Teen After-School Program provides treatment for girls and boys, ages thirteen
to eighteen, four days per week, Monday thru Thursday from 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm,
with additional dietary and therapeutic consultations weekly.
* In Network Providers include:  Health Net, MHN, Blue Shield, Value Options,
Optimum Health Plan, Aetna, UBH, Anthem Blue Cross, Cigna, Magellan.
APTED Multi-Modality Treatment Center
3195 California Street, Suite E
San Francisco, CA 94115
(415) 931-6090
* The APTED Low-Fee Clinic offers individual, couples, and family therapy. We
offer assessments and consultations. Treatment approaches include
psychodynamic, family systems, self-psychology, narrative, nutritional counseling,
dietitian services, and expressive arts therapies. We provide services to adults,
adolescents, couples and families
* Treatment provided by Masters and Ph.D. level psychotherapists.
* Supervised by Deborah Brenner-Liss, Ph.D., Licensed Clinical Psychologist,
License # PSY 9452.
California Pacific Medical Center
Women’s Health Resource Center
California Campus
3698 California Street, Lobby Level
San Francisco, CA 94118
(415) 600-0500
* Offers health information, support groups, classes, resources, and services for
women, including the “Body Love” group.
Center for Creative Growth
1221 Marin Avenue
Berkeley, CA 94706
Contact: Linda Katz, Ph.D. or Jason Saffer, MFT
*  Center for Creative Growth’s sliding-scale therapy clinic offers affordable
therapy provided by licensed professionals and interns supervised by licensed
professionals, dealing with issues of childhood trauma, healing grief and loss,
depression, anxiety and stress, overcoming co-dependency, developing healthy
relationships. Therapists knowledgeable about eating disorders, self-esteem
issues, and other addictions and compulsive behaviors
Center for Discovery/Oceanaire
California/Washington Locations
Includes inpatient, outpatient, intensive outpatient, partial hospitalization, and
residential treatment modalities.

* Discovery Practice offers excellent eating disorder treatment at both Center for
Discovery a premier adolescent residential eating disorders program and
Oceanaire a program for adult women. Center for Discovery is a residential
program dedicated exclusively to adolescent males and females between the
ages of 10 and 19 who are struggling with Anorexia, Bulimia, and Binge Eating
Disorder. Discovery's home-like settings are located in Whittier, Downey,
Lakewood, and Menlo Park, CA, as well as in Edmonds, WA. Discovery offers a
very individualized and intense treatment program, under 24-hour supervision,
with weekly family involvement including the Discovery Therapeutic Family Meal.
Oceanaire is dedicated to the treatment of adult women struggling with Anorexia,
Bulimia and Binge Eating Disorder. Nestled above one of the greens of the Los
Verdes Country Club Golf Course on the Palos Verdes Peninsula in Los
Angeles, CA, the space at Oceanaire provides residents with ocean vistas and
Pacific Coast sunsets. Oceanaire offers a peaceful and healing environment
where women can safely and effectively address their issues and begin their path
to recovery. Discovery Practice Management contracts with many major
insurance providers and will provide a complimentary benefits check. For more
information, call 800-760-3934 or visit or
Cielo House
1200 Sixth Avenue, Suite 201
Belmont, CA 94002
(650) 455-9242
Contact: Matt Keck, MFT, Clinical Director
* Cielo House is a comprehensive eating disorders treatment center, set in a
gorgeous and comfortable Victorian house in Belmont, CA.  We offer Day
Treatment, Intensive Outpatient Programs, and Outpatient Individual
Psychotherapy, Family Therapy, and Individual Nutritional Counseling.
Community Institute for Psychotherapy                 
1330 Lincoln Avenue, #201
San Rafael, CA
Contact: Ondina Nandine Hatvany, MFT
Director of Eating Disorders Program
(415) 459-5999, x102
Fax: (415) 459-5602
* Community Institute for Psychotherapy (CIP) offers low-fee / sliding scale
psychotherapy with interns trained specifically to work with eating disorders,
which includes treatment for Bulimia, Undereating, Binge Eating, Compulsive
Eating, and Food Addictions.
* CIP is an excellent resource for those leaving IOP and those looking for low
cost psychotherapy services to continue supporting their recovery.
Treatment Center
(Formerly Known as
the APTED Low-Fee

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