Eating Disorder Resource Center
330 W. 58th St. Suite 206
New York, NY 10019
Offices in Manhattan, Brooklyn, Westchester and Long Island
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The Eating Disorder Resource Center was the first outpatient program to develop specialized treatment for women and men who were suffering from bulimia.We now treat a wide range of eating disorders, offering individual, group, family and couples treatment for those challenged by bulimia, binge eating disorder, anorexia and other kinds of body dysmorphia. EDRC is especially known for integrating a psychological understanding of the disordered eating with direct intervention regarding the food or weight related behaviors.
EDRC is based in the west 50’s in Manhattan. However patients can be seen by therapists in locations throughout the city. We also have a large network of referral sources — such as physicians, psychiatrists, nutritionists and gynecologists — so that all concerns can best be addressed.
With over 30 years of experience, we are keenly aware of the latest research and clinical understandings of anorexia, bulimia and binge eating disorders. We are dedicated to knowing what can best help when you or someone you know is in trouble with food.
The Eating Disorder Resource Center is pleased to announce our new training program:
"What Happens When…"
Advanced Training in the Treatment of Eating Disorders
Behavioral Change, Interpersonal Understanding
Online Webinars: Distance Learning, Active Participation
Upcoming Guest Speakers
May 6: Dr. Tony Bass
Please join us for one or all of these upcoming exciting classes!
Dr. Judith Brisman will be presenting:
The Treatment of Families—25 years of Questions and Answers
After 25 years of bringing together experts and luminaries who have advanced our field, the 2015 Renfrew Center Foundation Conference will provide opportunities for reflection and foresight – exploring the wisdom of the past and innovative perspectives for the future. Join us as we embrace the challenges ahead with an open spirit! Among the topics to be featured are somatic therapies, meditation and spirituality, neuroscience, family work, relational cultural therapy, recovered therapists, BED, current trends in research, HAES and the influence of feminism in treatment.
Location: Philadelphia Airport Marriott
Registration: Please visit the Renfrew Center Foundation website for details and registration.
In addition to our ongoing Groups and Individual Therapy, EDRC offers a free support group on the first Monday of every month.
Upcoming Dates: April 6th, May 4th
WHO? This group is appropriate for anyone (18+) who feels that they are struggling with eating or body image issues. Individuals who are supporting a loved one are also invited. All genders, shapes, and sizes welcome.
WHAT? This is an open support group. Group members are encouraged to share and to provide feedback to one another. This group is not a replacement for individual or group therapy.
HOW? Please RSVP to email@example.com in advance, and then just show up. You do not need to bring anything.
NOT SURE? First time? Had bad experiences in groups before? It’s understandable that you might be apprehensive about coming. However, it’s non-committal and free, so why not give it a try?
WHO RUNS IT? Jamie Fialkoff, MA has been facilitating EDRC’s monthly support group for the past two years. She holds a Master's degree in developmental psychology from Columbia and is several months away from earning her LMSW from Fordham University. Jamie has worked extensively with eating disordered patients, and has a background in both cognitive-behavioral and psychodynamic approaches to treatment. She is also affiliated with Mount Sinai’s Eating and Weight Disorders Program.
This is a FREE group, but advanced RSVP is essential. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org to register. Click here: http://eepurl.com/bcMsnT to receive reminders about the monthly support groups.
"Whether it’s a bud skipping lunch, or your guy
friend trying to lose weight for the wrestling
team, there’s no doubt that many teens across
the world are dealing with food issues. In fact, in the
U.S., there are at least 24 million people suffering
from eating disorders right now. And chances are, there’s
someone you’ve come across who has struggled, or will
struggle, with an eating disorder. It’s scary to think about,
but fortunately, we talked to psychologist Dr. Judith Brisman,
the founding Director of the Eating Disorder Resource
Center in N.Y.C., to get all the information you need..." Click here to read article