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)

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.

 

Nutrition Support:

Grace Schumacher, RDN, LD

Nutrition Partnership

https://eatingdisordersalaska.com

907-631-9005

2221 East Northern Lights Blvd, #118

Anchorage, AK  99508

Ages Served: Adolescents and adults

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.

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

Medical Care and Medication Management:

 

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. 

For a list of centers that provide In-Patient or Residential Treatment for eating disorders, click here   

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