Anorexia Nervosa Treatment Centers Washington DC

Anorexia nervosa in Washington is an eating disorder that involves a major disturbance in the way a person deals with food, weight and body image. One of the main features in anorexia is a strict limitation of food. It it is seen much more frequently in girls and women than in men.

Juliet M. Francis
(202) 638-6942
601 Pennsylvania Ave, NW, Ste 900
Washington, DC
Services
PostTraumatic Stress Disorder or Acute Trauma Reaction, Mood Disorder (e.g., depression, manic-depressive disorder), Group Psychotherapy, Family Psychotherapy, Adjustment Disorder (e.g., bereavement, acad, job, mar, or fam prob)
Ages Served
Adolescents (13-17 yrs.)
Adults (18-64 yrs.)
Children (3-12 yrs.)
Education Info
Doctoral Program: Wright St U
Credentialed Since: 1995-01-10

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John C. Parkhurst
(202) 234-7738
1755 S Street, N.W.
Washington, DC
Services
Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, or Transgender Issues, Adjustment Disorder (e.g., bereavement, acad, job, mar, or fam prob), Mood Disorder (e.g., depression, manic-depressive disorder), Anxiety Disorder (e.g., generalized anxiety, phobia, panic or obsessive-compulsive disorder)
Ages Served
Adults (18-64 yrs.)
Children (3-12 yrs.)
Adolescents (13-17 yrs.)
Older adults (65 yrs. or older)
Education Info
Doctoral Program: University of Southern Mississippi
Credentialed Since: 1999-09-27

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Mr. Jeffrey Frank
District Therapy, PLLC
(202) 345-0100
1800 R St, NW Suite C-4
Washington, DC
Credentials
Credentials: LICSW
Licensed in DC
Problems Served
Addictions/Other (gambling, sex, etc.), Addictions/Substance, Anxiety/Panic Disorders, Couple or Marital Issues, Depression, Stress
Membership Organizations
HelpPro.com
Age Groups Served
Young Adults (18-25), Adults (26-59), Seniors (60 +)

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Leila Bremer
(202) 887-0404
1330 New Hampshire Ave, NW
Washington, DC
Services
Individual Psychotherapy, Mood Disorder (e.g., depression, manic-depressive disorder), Adjustment Disorder (e.g., bereavement, acad, job, mar, or fam prob), Anxiety Disorder (e.g., generalized anxiety, phobia, panic or obsessive-compulsive disorder), PostTraumatic Stress Disorder or Acute Trauma Reaction
Ages Served
Adults (18-64 yrs.)
Adolescents (13-17 yrs.)
Education Info
Doctoral Program: Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
Credentialed Since: 2005-04-12

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Seda S³mer-Richards
(202) 285-5486
910 17th St, NW, Ste 306
Washington, DC
Services
Adjustment Disorder (e.g., bereavement, acad, job, mar, or fam prob), Anxiety Disorder (e.g., generalized anxiety, phobia, panic or obsessive-compulsive disorder), Mood Disorder (e.g., depression, manic-depressive disorder), Cultural Diversity Issues
Ages Served
Adults (18-64 yrs.)
Older adults (65 yrs. or older)
Languages Spoken
Turkish
Education Info
Doctoral Program: Georgia State University
Credentialed Since: 2011-05-10

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Loren T. Wilkenfeld
(202) 461-7350
VA Central, Mental Health Serv
Washington, DC
Services
Individual Psychotherapy, Couples Psychotherapy, Mood Disorder (e.g., depression, manic-depressive disorder), Adjustment Disorder (e.g., bereavement, acad, job, mar, or fam prob)
Ages Served
Adults (18-64 yrs.)
Older adults (65 yrs. or older)
Education Info
Doctoral Program: New York University
Credentialed Since: 1990-04-16

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Ronald L. Kimball
(202) 452-6257
910 17th St, NW, Ste 306
Washington, DC
Services
Personality Disorder (e.g., borderline, antisocial), Substance-Related Disorder (e.g., abuse or dependency involving drug/alcohol), Mood Disorder (e.g., depression, manic-depressive disorder), Anxiety Disorder (e.g., generalized anxiety, phobia, panic or obsessive-compulsive disorder), Individual Psychotherapy
Ages Served
Adults (18-64 yrs.)
Education Info
Doctoral Program: University of Maryland - College Park
Credentialed Since: 1976-08-16

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Alicia Clark
(202) 969-2277
1350 Connecticut Ave, NW
Washington, DC
Services
Individual Psychotherapy, Anxiety Disorder (e.g., generalized anxiety, phobia, panic or obsessive-compulsive disorder), Mood Disorder (e.g., depression, manic-depressive disorder), Couples Psychotherapy, Adjustment Disorder (e.g., bereavement, acad, job, mar, or fam prob)
Ages Served
Adults (18-64 yrs.)
Education Info
Doctoral Program: Pepperdine University
Credentialed Since: 2008-11-04

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Peter M. Gibson
(202) 775-1556
1350 Connecticut Ave NW, Ste 603
Washington, DC
Services
Individual Psychotherapy, Mood Disorder (e.g., depression, manic-depressive disorder), Couples Psychotherapy, Adjustment Disorder (e.g., bereavement, acad, job, mar, or fam prob), Personality Disorder (e.g., borderline, antisocial)
Ages Served
Adults (18-64 yrs.)
Older adults (65 yrs. or older)
Adolescents (13-17 yrs.)
Education Info
Doctoral Program: Teachers College, Columbia University
Credentialed Since: 1989-07-19

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Ms. Ronda Bresnick Hauss
(202) 544-5050
1308 Constitution Avenue, N.E.
Washington, DC
Credentials
Credentials: LCSW
Licensed in DC
8 Years of Experience
Problems Served
Anxiety/Panic Disorders, Couple or Marital Issues, Depression, Grief/Loss, Interpersonal Relationships, Multicultural Issues, Sexual Abuse/Rape, Stress, Trauma/PTSD, Life Transitions
Membership Organizations
HelpPro.com
Age Groups Served
Young Adults (18-25), Adults (26-59)

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Links Between Depression and Anorexia?

Q: I am single father dealing with a daughter who is anorexic. The doctors are prescribing anti-depressants to help remedy the condition but my daughter is hardly depressed. What's the logic?


 

Anorexia nervosa is an eating disorder that involves a major disturbance in the way a person deals with food, weight and body image. One of the main features in anorexia is a strict limitation of food. It it is seen much more frequently in girls and women than in men.

When treating anorexia, a number of options are available. Studies show that a multi-faceted approach may be more effective. Psychiatric, nutritional and behavioral counseling combined with medication may be recommended. The use of anti-depressants is a common practice because eating disorders often involve other emotional issues that can be effectively dealt with via these medications.

I would recommend speaking with your physician to discuss your daughter's treatment plan in depth. And don't hesitate to voice your questions and concerns.


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