By Kate Fisch, LCSW
When you and your loved one have decided to seek out treatment for an eating disorder, time is of the essence. Because eating disorder thoughts and behaviors are often so intense, motivation to recover is fragile and perhaps even fleeting. That being said, however, choosing the right treatment program is absolutely essential to setting up your child for success in recovering from their eating disorder. With 100s of programs available in the United States and the clock ticking, finding the best program for your child and their individual needs can feel overwhelming. Here are 8 questions to ask when considering an eating disorder recovery treatment program that will hopefully help you narrow down your choices.