Based in Manhattan and located directly across the street from Central Park, Columbus Park has been offering outpatient-based treatment for eating disorders for over a decade. With a highly structured program that includes long-term care, the facility offers treatment for anorexia and related disorders, binge eating disorders and bulimia, and a child and adolescent eating disorder program.
Treatment and Staff
The typical program length at Columbus Park is either 20 or 40 weeks, depending on a client’s needs. The facility offers an Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP), which consists of individual and group therapy. Those participating in the IOP can expect to attend the facility three hours a day for up to six days a week, depending on their needs. The standard outpatient program also offers a combination of these services, at a scaled back schedule. Typically, clients in the IOP transition to a the standard outpatient program, as they progress. There is also a special program for adolescents tailored to their specific needs.
Columbus Park offers a multitude of modern treatment strategies, utilizing the latest in therapeutic models. Clients can expect a CBT and DBT influenced program, with the option to incorporate ACT strategies and a comprehensive family program into their treatment. Clients should expect homework and weekly weigh-ins in conjunction with these sessions.
The staff is comprised of multiple LCSWs, as well as LMSWs and an on-staff physician.
In addition to a range of therapeutic models, Columbus Park also offers a supported dining program, in both group and one-on-one settings to address struggles that arise surrounding meal time. The program features trips to local restaurants, grocery shopping support as well as meal selection sessions.
Believing that recovery from disordered eating requires the ability for clients to create their own program, Columbus Park offers a plethora of options for both adults and adolescents. Clients can expect a professional, accredited staff which includes a medical doctor, a variety of treatment options and a program that emphasizes family involvement.
210 Central Park South
New York, NY 10019
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