Eating Disorders

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Children’s Minnesota uses evidence-based treatments such as Family-Based Treatment (FBT), Cognitive Behavioral Therapy-Enhanced (CBT-E), The Unified Protocol (UP) and other treatment plans to help patients recover from eating disorders.

Conditions treated

  • Anorexia nervosa
  • Bulimia nervosa
  • Avoidant/restrictive food intake disorder (ARFID)
  • Other specified feeding or eating disorders (OSFED)
  • Unspecified eating disorders

Services offered

  • Evidence-based treatment interventions
  • Comprehensive treatment for anxiety disorders, including phobias and depression which may occur with eating disorders
  • Family-Based Treatment (FBT) for eating disorders
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy-Enhanced (CBT-E)
  • The Unified Protocol for Transdiagnostic Treatment of Emotional Disorders (UP)
  • Emphasis on collaboration with families and referring providers
  • Immediate access for medical stabilization on an inpatient pediatric unit at Children’s-St. Paul
  • Outpatient therapy specifically tailored to children, adolescents and adults

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