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The Center for Eating Disorders at Sheppard Pratt offers comprehensive, individualized care for children, adolescents and adults with eating disorders including anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa and binge eating disorder (BED) as well as avoidant restrictive food intake disorder (ARFID) and other specified and unspecified eating disorders.

The Center, which has been a national leader in evidenced-based treatment since 1989, provides highly specialized individual, group, family, occupational, art and nutritional therapies and offers a full continuum of eating disorder treatment not found anywhere else in the region. 

We invite you to explore our website to find out more about our treatment philosophy and who we treat as well as detailed information about eating disorders, treatment options and supportive resources. If at any time you have questions, please don't hesitate to contact us.


In the News & On the Calendar...

  • May 12 - Join Us at NEDACON in Philadelphia! CED's Co-Director, Dr. Steven Crawford, will be presenting at The National Eating Disorder Association's first regional conference for individuals and loved ones experiencing eating disorders. Register Today.
  • IN THE NEWS: Weight Watchers recently announced that it will offer free diet memberships to teens. This announcement led to parents, physicians, dietitians and therapists around the world speaking out about the harmful effects of encouraging dieting in kids. Please read and share our staff's 10 reasons NOT to introduce dieting during childhood & adolescence. 
 

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Join us in sharing the #LetsCheckIn Campaign

If you're concerned that someone you care about might have an eating disorder, it can be hard to know how to best support them. The Let's Check In materials can provide worried parents, unsure friends or confused co-workers with a guide to help them know when and how to help. 

What you'll find: 

  • Downloadable Resources
  • Video Vignettes
  • Online Self-Assessment

Informed families and caring support people can make a big difference to someone with an eating disorder. Find Out More

 

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Join CED at #NEDACON

May 12th in Philadelphia, PA

CED Co-Director, Steven Crawford, M.D., will be presenting on important elements of ED Recovery

NEDA's first regional conference is designed to bring together individuals and loved ones who are experiencing eating disorders or are wanting to learn more about eating and body image issues. It's a great way to connect with others looking for information and support. The Center for Eating Disorders is a proud sponsor of this event.

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April is #OTMonth

Occupational Therapy Month

Knitting Together Skills for Eating Disorder Recovery

At CED, our Occupational Therapists work to provide individuals with a setting where the behavioral changes made through Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT) and insights learned in other psychotherapies can be converted into new behaviors that become part of the long-term healing process. Read about some of the ways they do this on the blog.

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