For adolescents

At Within, we offer personalized treatment plans for children and adolescents (from 13 years old), prioritizing their recovery, health, and well-being.

Research shows that approximately 95% of eating disorders start before the age of 25,1 outlining the importance of addressing these issues early.

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We go above and beyond

Taking over two decades of experience in creating eating disorder treatment programs, we’ve created the first comprehensive, evidence-based, virtual treatment solution.

We offer more contact hours than other PHP and IOP programs.

PHP+:

  • 5+ hours/day
  • 5-7 days/week
  • 2 individual and 1 family session per week

IOP+:

  • 3-4 hours/day
  • 3-5 days/week
  • Min. 1 individual and 1 family session per week

A personalized treatment experience

Our adolescent program is overseen by a highly-trained, multidisciplinary clinical team, consisting of psychiatrists, registered dietitians, nurses, movement specialists, therapists, and more. Programming includes:

  • Teen/young adult process group
  • Dialectical behavioral therapy (DBT) with parents
  • Within Z
  • Multi-family group
  • Individualized exposure therapy
  • Individualized protocols for ARFID

Treatment that works

50%
decrease in eating disorder symptoms.*
50%
improvement in quality of life.*
85%
of Within patients reported an improvement in intuitive eating practices.*
45%
decrease in depressive symptoms.*
70%
of Within patients report a reduction in anxiety symptoms.
100%
of anorexia nervosa patients achieved or maintained 95% ideal body weight by discharge.
100%
patient and parent satisfaction with Within’s adolescents program.

*After completion of treatment

What to expect

Upon enrollment into the Within program, your child/teen will complete an intake assessment and you, as a parent/guardian, will have the opportunity to speak to our admissions team.

Within treatment program remains flexible, catering to individual needs of each of our patients. We work around you and your child’s schedule so they can attend sessions when time allows without interrupting school, after school activities, and everyday life.

Weekly schedule

  • 2-3 therapy sessions per week (individual and family)
  • Weekly individual nutrition sessions (may include parents) and check-ins based on needs
  • Daily group therapy sessions
  • Weekly sessions with a psychiatrist for PHP (may be included in IOP based on individual needs)
  • Weekly sessions with care partners
  • Daily meal support with peers
  • Collaboration with outpatient providers

Family program

Family involvement is crucial when treating eating disorders in children and adolescents. As part of our adolescent program, we offer:

  • Family coaching
  • Family therapy
  • Male loved ones support group
  • Monthly psycho-educational group
  • Family and loved ones support group

What your child will learn

  • Coping skills through dialectical behavioral therapy (DBT), cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), and acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT)
  • A foundation of mindfulness and principles of intuitive eating
  • Healthful management of social media
  • How to manage diet culture

Resources

  1. Ward, Z. J., Rodriguez, P., Wright, D. R., Austin, B., & Long, M. L. (2019). Estimation of Eating Disorders Prevalence by Age and Associations With Mortality in a Simulated Nationally Representative US Cohort. JAMA Network Open, 2(10), e1912925.

Help us understand your needs so we can support you

Call us today to learn more about our personalized treatment programs. A healthier life free from eating disorders is in reach.

(866) 860-9411

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