Eating Disorder Assessment and Treatment Program

The Eating Disorder Assessment and Treatment Program at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia treats eating disorders in a multidisciplinary, family-based model, with outpatient therapy, medical and nutrition visits, as well as inpatient medical stabilization when needed.

We believe eating disorders are reversible disorders with neurobiologic and genetic roots, and support caregivers in treating these illnesses at home using evidence-based treatment whenever possible.

After an initial evaluation, your child will be placed in the appropriate level of programing to meet their needs. These are:

This program offers the comprehensive services of our Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and Division of Adolescent Medicine.