For Professionals

We know you value your patients and want to be sure you find the right program for them when they need a higher level of care.

Eating Disorder Inpatient Treatment

Brighten Bay is honored to be the treatment program of choice for hundreds of eating disorders therapists, psychologists, psychiatrists, physicians, registered dietitians, and counselors from across the nation and abroad when a higher level of care is needed for their clients and patients. We understand professionals and families have many options when it comes to choosing inpatient treatment for eating disorders. We strive to minimize this overwhelming process and work closely with you and the family from the first point of contact through admission to graduation for a successful transition back home and to the patient’s continued care with you.

Personalized Care, Clinical Distinctives

Given the complex nature of eating disorders, it is very important to choose the program best suited for the success of the patient. Our talented multidisciplinary team of healthcare professionals includes a psychiatric specialist, MD, registered dietitian, CEDS, licensed therapists, a recreational therapist, and caring 24/7 nursing staff. This team is on constant watch to provide exceptional individualized care and is equipped to handle even acute cases where feeding tubes are necessary.

Our multi-pronged approach includes treatment for co-occurring disorders, staff trained in trauma work, and a focus on calming the mind to prepare patients to confront their eating disorders. Our program has many distinctive features including a hands-on culinary approach, state-of-the-art Brain Center, Survivors Week, cutting-edge metabolic cart, schooling component for those in our Adolescent Program, and Family Week.

Trauma, Addiction, Co-occurring Disorders

Our evidence-based treatment approach at Brighten Bay is designed to uncover and understand the “whys” of an eating disorder, with an underlying focus on resolution. We implement a developmental-resiliency model with a trauma-informed treatment approach, similar to our sister program, Brighten Bay. In our Brain Center, patients have access to the latest and most effective technology designed to promote self-regulation skills that enhance and expedite the recovery process.

One of the unique advantages of Brighten Bay is that we are qualified to treat co-occurring substance use conditions. Many patients suffering from an eating disorder also struggle with addiction. When patients enter our program, they undergo a comprehensive assessment to understand any co-occurring conditions they may be experiencing and offer detox services when required

Who We Treat

We offer inpatient, residential, and partial-hospitalization levels of care for those with anorexia, bulimia, binge eating disorder, compulsive overeating, and related issues, treating adult women in  programs. All levels of care include on-site housing.

Our expert treatment team is equipped to handle patients who are as low as 70% of their ideal body weight and can even accept acute cases where feeding tubes are necessary. We can also accommodate diabetics, a variety of food allergies, and vegetarian patients. For potential patients who are lower than 70% of their ideal body weight, we have some great partners in the field that we will refer out to, then patients return to us when they are ready and able to engage in active treatment.

Referring a Patient

Our goal is your goal: to give each woman or girl the best possible chance for complete recovery and to restore balance to her life. At Brighten Bay, we are committed to providing the highest level of eating disorder treatment through an integrated trauma model in a safe, scenic, and nurturing environment. We will get your client on the road to recovery so that the two of you can complete the journey together.

If you have a client or patient in need of a higher level of care, please call our Admissions Department. Or have her or a family member contact us directly. Our admissions representatives can provide all the information required to make treatment as accessible and affordable as possible.