Gender-Inclusive Residential Eating Disorder Recovery Program

Carolina House is proud to offer residential treatment for all genders.

Residential Eating Disorder Treatment

Our residential program includes our original Carolina House Homestead farmhouse, the Cottage, and the Estate. Our gender-inclusive programs accept adults 17 and older.  Carolina House provides comprehensive treatment for all genders who are dealing with anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, binge eating disorder, or another type of eating disorder.  The Homestead  and Cottage are surrounded by 10 acres of serene forest land in Durham, North Carolina.  The Estate is housed in a six-bed brick colonial home that is surrounded by 12 wooded acres in Durham, North Carolina.

When you choose to enroll in our gender-inclusive residential treatment program at Carolina House, located in North Carolina and also serving South Carolina and surrounding states, you will work closely with a team of talented professionals at our eating disorder treatment center, including a staff psychiatrist, an internal medicine physician, 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. Many of these professionals in our eating disorder program at our treatment center have also been specially trained and have developed specific expertise in several areas that may be relevant to your needs including spirituality, grief and loss, trauma, co-dependence, expressive art therapy, and relapse prevention.

Therapeutic Modalities

The following are among the more common therapeutic modalities that are incorporated into the residential treatment program at Carolina House:

  • Dialectical behavior therapy (DBT)
  • Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT)
  • Acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT)
  • Trauma therapy

Residential clients at Carolina House may participate in the following experiences and activities in the eating disorder program at our treatment center:

  • 24-hour nursing care, 7 days per week
  • Two sessions per week with an individual therapist
  • One session per week with Family Therapist
  • Interpersonal process group sessions
  • DBT psychoeducation sessions
  • Weekly specialty groups, including relapse prevention, empowerment, and Body Image
  • Weekly individual sessions with a registered dietitian, psychiatrist, and internal medicine physician
  • Yoga and mindfulness experiences
  • Culinary and nutrition education
  • Art and body movement therapies
  • Creativity groups
  • Nutrition education groups
  • Meal preparation groups
  • Culinary group

The residential program at our eating disorder treatment center also offers a variety of supervised offsite therapeutic experiences, including the following:

  • Community service
  • Group-building activities
  • Menu planning
  • Restaurant outings
  • Educational food shopping experiences

For more information about eating disorder treatment programs at Carolina House, located in North Carolina and also serving 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. We look forward to helping you determine if Carolina House is the perfect place for you.

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I was so happy to finally find treatment that offered me so many options to help meet and address my specific needs. The staff here really does care about each and every person that comes to get help.

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