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Eating Disorder Group Therapy For Adolescents and Adults

Dr. Susan Mendelsohn (Dr. Susie) provides the most comprehensive eating disorder process groups in South Florida and Ohio as the most powerful adjunct to individual treatment.

Eating Disorder Group Description:

  • Process group
  • Open group
  • Meets weekly on Thursdays from 6-7:30 PM

Eating Disorder Group Provides:

  • Family atmosphere
  • Psycho-educational activities
  • Skill-Building tools
  • Compulsion-Management tools
  • Private/confidential support via Dr. Susie's Facebook ED Support Board 24/7
  • Sense of hope, belongingness, optimism and effective communication

To enhance:

  • Positive relationship building
  • A sense of universality and cohesiveness
  • Constructive and appropriate support
  • The understanding of the eating disorder
  • A sense of breaking free from the compulsions
  • Boundary recognition and enforcement
  • Self-soothing activities
  • Affect management
  • Amelioration of cognitive distortions

To become a group therapy client:

  1. Patient must currently be in treatment with a clinical psychologist who specializes in the treatment of eating disorders.
  2. Patient must sign a consent to release information from your current therapist to Dr. Susie for continuity of care.
  3. Patient will see Dr. Susie for a 90-minute consultation to assess readiness for the group process.
  4. If using insurance, please contact Gerri at 513.304.3790 to verify your mental healthcare insurance benefits.
  5. Must be committed to weekly group sessions until ready for graduation/discharge.

Dr. Susie provides a customized treatment plan for each of her group members as well as her individual clients while utilizing a multi-disciplinary treatment team approach. The treatment team includes, but is not limited to, an eating disorder registered dietician, psychiatrist (if necessary); Internal medicine and family practice physicians and any other specialist the patient may require for his/her specific treatment/circumstances.

"Take care of your body. It's the only place you have to live." - Jim Rohn