Located about a half hour east of Dublin, Ireland in the residential suburb of Sutton, Lois Bridges Eating Disorders Treatment Center is a residential treatment facility that specializes in the care of adolescent and adult clients struggling with eating disorders such as anorexia, bulimia and binge eating. Lois Bridges also treats clients with co-occurring mental health conditions like OCD and substance use disorders. The organization believes in healing the root causes of conditions, and offers a bio-psycho-social approach. Lois Bridges also provides a Partial Hospitalization Program (PHP), general outpatient services and aftercare, as well as a special track for binge eating.
Accommodations and Food
Situated by the Irish Sea in a beautiful Georgian house, Lois Bridges offers residents a home rooted in community and the ideal serene atmosphere for beginning recovery. Clients work together with nutritionists and dietitians plan healthy meals. In addition, residents enjoy regular outings to Dublin to go shopping, eat at restaurants and go to movies.
Treatment and Staff
Before beginning treatment, clients undergo an comprehensive assessment by an intake team comprised of a psychiatrist, therapist, clinical director and nutritionist. This evaluation helps the team determine the most effective individualized treatment program tailored to the specific needs of the individual client. By the end of the assessment, the client should have a good idea of how long residential treatment will last.
Lois Bridges employs a multi-faceted treatment approach that integrates a number of therapeutic methods. Residents engage in individual, group and family therapy rooted in evidence-based practices, holistic models, psychoeducation and nutrition. The staff utilizes CBT, DBT and Motivational Enhancement Therapy (MET) as well as the Maudsley Method to involve the client’s family in the healing process of anorexia. Families learn how to better support and communicate with the client. Clients engage in guided imagery to help improve their relationship with food. In addition, Lois Bridges provides psychoeducation process groups about body image, relapse prevention and weight issues.
The Lois Bridges Center team is comprised of psychiatrists, psychologists, therapists, physicians, social workers, dietitians and nurses. For clients with co-occurring disorders, medication management can be facilitated.
Lois Bridges also offers an array of holistic therapies including art therapy, music therapy, yoga, Tai chi, meditation and dance.
Relapse prevention is a large component to the success of a sustainable recovery. Lois Bridges offers a comprehensive aftercare program for clients that have finished residential and outpatient care.
Located near the Irish Sea, the Lois Bridges Eating Disorders Treatment Center offers personalized treatment solutions for adolescent and adult clients struggling with eating disorders. Lois Bridges employs a multidisciplinary team that utilizes an integrative approach that includes evidence-based therapies, holistic methods and the Maudsley Method. For clients seeking a beautiful environment to begin their recovery from eating disorders, Lois Bridges is a great option.
Lois Bridges Location
3 Greenfield Road
Lois Bridges Cost
Call for details; accepts some major insurances. Reach Lois Bridges Eating Disorders Treatment Center by phone at (01) 839 6147 or by email. Find Lois Bridges Eating Disorders Treatment Center on LinkedIn
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