At Carolina House, we recognize that in order to effectively treat eating disorders, such as anorexia, bulimia, and binge-eating disorder, we must provide truly all-encompassing care that addresses the many facets of these mental disorders. Unlike other mental health conditions, eating disorders have the ability to profoundly impact a person’s physical health to such a degree that his or her life can be at stake. Because of this fact, Carolina House is proud to offer multiple treatment modalities to caring for those battling eating disorders.
When a person comes to our center for care, his or her treatment needs are thoroughly assessed to determine the most appropriate course or courses of action to help that individual truly recover from his or her condition. Our staff of highly trained professionals is able to identify not only what type of eating disorder a person is suffering from, but also any existing co-occurring mental illnesses, substance abuse problems, and other emotional strife that may have contributed to the development of the eating disorder. We then put forth every effort to ensure that all treatment needs are met during the client’s time with us.
Our treatment modalities are multidimensional and incorporates a variety of interventions aimed at treating the whole person. We believe that when an individual’s mind, body, and spirit are factored into the processes of healing and recovery, long-term wellness is the result.
In addition to receiving top-notch medical care, medication management services, individual therapy sessions, and the ongoing invaluable support from our dedicated staff, our clients also benefit from several unique treatment methods that can set the stage for brighter, healthier, and happier futures. Proven to help countless individuals break free from the grips of eating disorders, the following are part of the unique treatment experience offered at Carolina House:
Family Program: Understanding that our client’s primary support networks are fundamental parts of our their recovery processes, we are pleased to offer daily family therapy and bimonthly family training and support.
DBT Program: As the basis of programming at Carolina House, DBT, or dialectical behavior therapy, is woven into the various interventions we offer. This program highlights core mindfulness, interpersonal effectiveness, emotion regulation, and distress tolerance, and our staff members are trained and well-versed in this effective therapeutic approach.
Nutrition Program: At Carolina House, we want to enhance each client’s quality of life and improve his or her relationship with food. Our nutrition program teaches proper nutrition, the benefits of good nutrition, and mindful eating practices.
Yoga and Mindfulness: In order to help clients experience a healthy mind-body connection, we incorporate both yoga and mindfulness into programming. Mindfulness techniques are reinforced during yoga, and allow those who heal with us to ultimately gain a greater sense of self-awareness.
Art Program: In addition to offering clients the opportunity to express themselves creatively, our art program serves as a great medium for healing. With the support of staff, those entrusted to our care can work through emotional turmoil in a manner than is both healthy and imaginative.
Interpersonal Process Groups: Designed to provide clients with a forum to openly discuss their feelings, offer support to one another, and receive guidance from our staff, Carolina House’s interpersonal process groups permit each client to benefit from and contribute to the betterment of themselves and others in a setting that is supportive and promotes learning.
The above programs and treatment methods are essential parts of our approach to healthcare. By including these types of interventions, we believe each and every person who comes to Carolina House will come to know the healed life that is deserving of all people.
If you or a loved one would like to learn more about treatment at Carolina House, feel free to contact us at your convenience. A life free from the emotional and physical pangs of an eating disorder is certainly within your reach.