BINGE EATING DISORDER (BED) Track

This 10-week, specialized track helps patients learn and practice new skills.

  • Binge Eating Disorder Track Treatment Goals:
    • Stop Binge Eating
    • Improve attitudes about shape and weight
    • Prevent weight gain and establish healthy eating patterns
    • Establish goals distinct from weight goals
    • Assess and clarify values
    • Treat associated psychiatric impairment
  • EDC-Denver Treatment Strategies
    • Psychological Treatment Strategies
  • Psychotherapy takes place in individual and group sessions to teach the patient how to exchange unhealthy habits for healthy ones and interrupt binge episodes
    • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
    • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)
    • Normalizing intake styles and enhancing hunger and satiety cues
    • Medication as Indicated
  • Group Program
    • Connections
    • Small Process Group
    • Health & Wellness
    • Grief & Loss
    • Sensing the Self
    • Trauma
    • Spirituality
    • Mindfulness
    • DBT
    • Addictions
    • Psychodrama
    • Multi-Family
  • Binge Eating Disorder Specific Groups
    • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
    • Movement Group
    • Art Therapy
    • Process Group
    • Three Nutrition Groups (including cooking class)
    • Body Image

RECOVERY IS POSSIBLE

At the Eating Disorder Center of Denver, we believe that recovery from Binge Eating Disorder is possible. We strive to normalize eating and explore the insights necessary to make changes to recover from Binge Eating Disorder. Our results, thus far, demonstrate the patients we have treated can leave our center on a path to recovery.

BINGE EATING DISORDER DIAGNOSIS

  • Recurrent Episodes Associated with the following:
  • Eating rapidly
  • Uncomfortable fullness
  • Eating large amounts when not physically hungry
  • Eating accompanied by sense of loss of control 
  • Depression/guilt
  • Marked Distress
  • Minimum of 1x/week over the last 3 months
  • No compensatory behaviors