Carolina House, located in North Carolina and servicing South Carolina and surrounding states, is a residential treatment program for women, ages 17 and above, who are dealing with anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, binge-eating disorder, or another type of eating disorder. Housed in a beautiful craftsman-style farmhouse on 10 acres of serene forest land in Durham, North Carolina, Carolina House is a nurturing environment where women can receive compassionate treatment at our center 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, in a supportive atmosphere of dignity and respect.
We also provide partial hospitalization programs (PHP) and intensive outpatient programs (IOP) for men and women, ages 17 and above, at a separate location in Raleigh, North Carolina for eating disorder treatment. Services at Carolina House Raleigh are offered five days a week, from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Both the Durham and Raleigh locations feature a complete culinary program with full kitchen access at our treatment center for eating disorders.
At Carolina House, our goal is to provide customized eating disorder treatment programs to men and women in a safe, home-like environment using a structured, multifaceted treatment approach that is delivered by highly trained and experienced staff. We place an emphasis on self-exploration so that our clients in our programs at our eating disorder treatment center can experience a transformation into self-nurturing expressions of living. We seek to treat the whole person and promote the development of strong, life-long emotional and behavioral skills that honor a person’s unique situation while he or she is in an eating disorder program at our treatment center.
When a person chooses to heal at Carolina House, he or she will work in close collaboration with a wide range of experienced professionals, including a staff psychiatrist, an internal medicine physician, a medical director, registered nurses, licensed therapists, registered dietitians, a professional culinary team, an art therapist, a yoga/mindfulness instructor, a body movement therapist, and residential client assistants while in an eating disorder treatment program at our center. Our treatment team features several highly-trained clinical specialists who possess specific expertise in several areas that are relevant to our clients’ needs including spirituality, grief and loss, trauma, co-dependence, expressive art therapy, and relapse prevention.
Treatment modalities within eating disorder programs at Carolina House include dialectical behavior therapy (DBT), cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT), principles of the 12-Step recovery philosophy, and trauma therapy. Eating disorder treatment within one of our center’s programs is a comprehensive experience that includes individual, group, and family therapy, yoga and mindfulness experiences, culinary and nutrition education, and art and body movement therapies. Clients at our treatment center for eating disorders also participate in a variety of supervised group outings including creativity groups, community service, group-building activities, and several opportunities for experiences with food in a real-world setting. Food-related therapeutic activities within our eating disorder treatment programs at our center include menu planning, restaurant outings, mindfulness snacks, nutrition education groups, meal preparation groups, and educational food shopping experiences, individual sessions with registered dietitians, and a culinary group that is led by experienced chefs.
For more information about eating disorder treatment programs at Carolina House, located in North Carolina and servicing South Carolina and surrounding states. or to get answers to any specific questions you may have about our program, please feel free to contact us at your convenience. Our friendly and informative staff members look forward to helping you determine if Carolina House is the perfect place for yourself or someone you care about.