ALASKA TREATMENT OPTIONS

Disclaimer:

Referral information is supplied solely by providers and is not warranted by the Alaska Eating Disorders Alliance.  Although we provide this list of resources for treatment and support groups, we do not screen, evaluate, recommend, or endorse these service providers in any way.  You are responsible for interviewing and selecting a suitable provider, and you should contact providers directly for relevant information, including information on insurance coverage.

If you are under 18 years of age, AKEDA suggests that you seek the advice of a parent/guardian or other adult in considering providers. 

Mental Health Counseling:

 

Katie Kajdan Bell, LPC, ATR

https://www.arttherapyak.com

907-575-7027

3003 Minnesota Drive, Suite 204

Anchorage, AK  99503

Treatment Modalities Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Mindfulness-based CBT, Art Therapy, Experiential/Gestalt Therapy

Eating Disorders Served: All

Eating Disorder Memberships/Training: Board Member of the Alaska Eating Disorders Alliance (AKEDA), Member of the Alaska Chapter of the International Association of Eating Disorder Professionals (IAEDP)

 

Holly Brooks, LPC

http://hollybrooks.com

907-350-8349

405 W. 36th Avenue, Suite 201

Anchorage, AK  99503

Treatment Modalities: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT),

Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT)

Eating Disorders Served: All, including orthorexia

Ages Served: Adolescents and adults

Eating Disorder Memberships/Training:

Special Services: Special attention to movement & exercise. As an Olympic athlete, Ms. Brooks understands the unique cultural challenges and pressures that exist within the athletic framework.

Sarah H. Leavitt, LPC

https://www.counselinganchorage.com

907-227-8001

4050 Lake Otis Pkwy, Suite #105

Anchorage, AK  99508

Treatment Modalities: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), EMDR, Mindfulness-based CBT

Eating Disorders Served: All

Ages Served: 18+

Eating Disorder Memberships/Training: Member of the Alaska Chapter of the International Association of Eating Disorder Professionals (IAEDP)

 

Jessica Mixon, LPC

https://jessicamixontherapy.com

2804 W. Northern Lights Blvd.

Anchorage, AK  99507

(907) 213-4440

Eating Disorders Served: All

Treatment modalities used include CBT, DBT, EMDR, & Sensorimotor Psychotherapy

Melissa O’Neill, PhD, LPC, CEDS, CMCC

https://www.coastalwellnessak.com

907-917-0191 x103

205 E. Dimond Blvd. PMB 364

Anchorage, AK 99515

Treatment Modalities: Self-Compassion, Existential, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Emotion-Focused Family Therapy (EFFT)

Eating Disorders Served: All

Ages Served: Adolescents, Adults, Families

Eating Disorder Memberships/Training: Certified Eating Disorders Specialist,

Member of the International Association of Eating Disorder Professionals (IAEDP)

Melissa Marconi Wentzel, Clinical Intern III

Under supervision, completing M.Ed in Clinical Mental Health Counseling coursewor

Neurobehavioral Consultants, LLC

https://www.facebook.com/profile.php/?id=100057422170859

300 Harbor Drive

Sitka, AK  

907-747-3743

Eating Disorders Served: All

Alaska Behavioral Health

https://alaskabehavioralhealth.org

Locations in Anchorage and Fairbanks

Anchorage Adult Services: (907) 563-1000

Anchorage Child & Family Services: (907) 561-0954

Fairbanks Adult & Child & Family Services: (907) 371-1300

Alaska Behavioral Health serves children and adults who experience a wide range of mental health issues, including children who experience severe emotional disturbance and adults with severe mental illness, with or without co-occurring substance use.  Every day there are stories of children and adults getting better and overcoming the impact of mental illness on their lives. Recovery is possible.

Orion Behavioral Health

 

https://www.obhn.org

907-696-7466

Physical clinic locations are in Fairbanks, Eagle River, the Valley and Anchorage.

Ages Served: children 3-17 and their families

Special Services: Orion Behavioral Health Network's philosophy is that providers, individuals, children and their families are a team. They They working one-on-one with each patient and their family/caretakers to provide expert psychiatric treatment, guidance, and care tailored for mental health concerns. Orion Behavioral Health serves clients even in the most remote communities of Alaska using state-of-the-art tele-medicine technology.

 

Mat-Su Health Services

Locations in Wasilla and Big Lake

(907) 376-2411

Mat-Su Health Services, Inc. is a community health center, located in the Mat Su Valley. They are dedicated to helping every individual receive the care they need, regardless of their ability to pay. Their integrated model of care includes family medicinewomen's health servicesdental care, mental health and substance use services.  They are committed to helping individuals who may be underinsured or uninsured. Their sliding payment scale provides a discount on health services for qualifying patients, based on family size and income.

Nutrition Support:

Suanne Sikkema, MS Nutrition, CNS, LDN

Restore Wellness LLC

https://suannesikkema.com/

907-830-9877

Anchorage, Alaska

Appointments offered virtually in Alaska and lower 48

Ages Served:  All ages

Certifications: Board Certified Nutrition Specialist, Board Certified Health and Wellness Coach, Certified Mindful Eating Educator

Eating Disorder Memberships/Trainings: Member of the International Association of Eating Disorders Professionals (IAEDP), Member of Health at Every Size 

 

Special Services: Nutrition and its impacts on Disordered Eating, Mental Health and Gut Health.  Nutrition Education (for a variety of conditions), Mindful Eating and Health Coaching Services.

Katherine Sweetman RDN, CSP, LD
Reroot Nutrition LLC
www.rerootnutrition.com
669-228-5037
Anchorage, Alaska

Appointments offered virtually or in person for those in the Anchorage area
Ages Served: All ages
Certifications: 
Board Certified Specialist in Pediatric Nutrition, Certified Intuitive Eating Counselor

Eating Disorder Membership/Trainings: Secretary for the International Association of Eating Disorders Professionals (IAEDP) Alaska Chapter, member of the International Federation of Eating Disorders Dietitians (IFEDD), member of EDRD Pro,
Special Services:
 nutrition assessment and education, meal planning, intuitive eating, pediatric nutrition, diabetes, PCOS

Brooke Czarnecki, RDN, LD

Business Name: Intentful Nutrition, LLC 

Phone: 315-663-1028

Email: intentfulnutrition@gmail.com  

Ages: Adolescents + Adults 

Location: virtual 

Specialities: Intuitive Eating, Health at Every Size, Sports Nutrition, Motivational Interviewing, Meal Guides, Nutrition Education

Grace Schumacher, RDN, LD, CED-RD

Nutrition Partnership

https://nutritionpartnership.com

888-278-8959

Ages Served: Adolescents and adults

Offices in Anchorage and Palmer & statewide tele-health

Eating Disorder Membership/Trainings: Board member of the Alaska Eating Disorder Alliance (AKEDA), founder of the Alaska chapter of the International Association of Eating Disorders Professionals (IAEDP), member of the International Federation of Eating Disorders Dieticians (IFEDD) and the Eating Disorders Coalition (EDC).

Special Services: Offices in Anchorage and Palmer. Meal planning, meal support, nutrition assessment, nutrition support (tube feeding), nutrition education, grocery store education, group cooking.

Medical Care and Medication Management:

 

Gwen Lieb, MD

https://www.foundationhealth.org/providers/pediatrics/lieb_gwendolyn_md

907-459-3500

Tanana Valley Clinic

1001 Noble Street

Fairbanks, Alaska  99701

Ages Served:   0-18

Tanana Valley Clinic provides primary care pediatrics to children of all ages. Dr. Lieb has a special interest in working with teenagers, children with mental health conditions, and eating disorders.

Jill Gaskill, MD

https://www.mpfcak.com/about-us/our-providers/jill-gaskill-md

(907) 279-8486

Medical Park Family Care

2211 E Northern Lights Blvd.

Anchorage, AK 99508

Dr. Gaskill's specialty is Family Medicine, and she sees patients who are 18+. She is a  Diplomat, American Board of Family Medicine

 and a Member, American Academy of Family Practice. Medical Park Family Care's focus is disease prevention and health promotion through personal, comprehensive and continuing care for patients in the context of their family and community.

 

Tracey Wiese, APRN, FNP-BC, PMHNP-BC

Full Spectrum Health

http://www.fullspectrumhealthak.com

907-229-9766

307 E. Northern Lights Blvd, Suite 201

Anchorage, AK  99503

Ages Served: 3+

Special Services: Full Spectrum Health provides a full range of health services, including primary care, specifically targeted to the LGBTQIA+ community. However services are provided to all regardless of sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, race, or any other diverse experiences or identities that make up a person. 

Orion Behavioral Health

 

https://www.obhn.org

907-696-7466

Physical clinic locations are in Fairbanks, Eagle River, the Valley and Anchorage.

Ages Served: children 3-17 and their families

Special Services: Orion Behavioral Health Network's philosophy is that providers, individuals, children and their families are a team. They They working one-on-one with each patient and their family/caretakers to provide expert psychiatric treatment, guidance, and care tailored for mental health concerns. Orion Behavioral Health serves clients even in the most remote communities of Alaska using state-of-the-art tele-medicine technology. 

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