Eating Disorders Treatment

We provide telemedicine based behavioral consultation using a HIPAA compliant secure software program. Please contact us for more information.


We currently offer treatment utilizing the following modalities.


Family Based Treatment


Family Based Treatment (FBT) is a method that utilizes all members of a family to assist their loved one in restoring their health. FBT has been show to be most effective with children and adolescents, who have been ill for less than three years and are under age 18, with between 50-70% of patients achieving recovery after a year of treatment. FBT works to empower parents to manage their child’s eating disorder through a firm, compassionate focus on renourishment efforts. The treatment emphasizes the importance of parental efforts at renourishment, then focuses on the transition of control back to the adolescent. The treatment concludes ensuring that the adolescent has returned to their developmental trajectory in terms of eating and daily life. FBT is organized into three phases, and the duration of treatment is typically 6-9 months.


Cognitive Behavioral Therapy


Cognitive Behavioral Therapy is a highly individualized outpatient treatment. The treatment has four stages.In the first stage, the focus is on understanding the eating problem and helping to establish a pattern of regular eating. During stage one, there is also a focus on education. Stage two reviews the progress and changes made and sets the plan for the remainder of therapy. The third stage addresses the maintaining processes of the eating disorder, and the final stage focuses on preventing relapse and maintaining positive changes.


Adolescent Focused Therapy 


Adolescent Focused Therapy (AFT) is a manualized, empirically evaluated individual treatment for adolescent Anorexia Nervosa. Developed from a self-psychological model, this model views AN as a maladaptive coping tool used by the adolescent to manage their transition in adolescence. AFT consists of three phases of treatment over one year of treatment.

Pre/Post Weight Loss Surgery Support

Psychological Evaluations


Psychological Evaluations to determine readiness for weight loss surgery are available at the Center for Evidence Based Treatment. These evaluations include a focus on stress management, support, and behavioral challenges related to surgery.


Pre/Post Surgical Support


Support is available at CCEBT using several methods:

  • Stress Management and Coping Skills
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Depression, Binge Eating Disorders
  • Preparation for Behavioral and Lifestyle changes associated with surgery


Contact Us

25 E Washington St

Suite 1002

Chicago, IL 60602


900 N Skokie Blvd

Suite 115
Northbrook, IL 60062


Palos Heights, IL


Phone: 312-600-3936


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