Our Programs > Day Treatment Program

The BALANCE Day Program is a full-time program (Monday thru Friday) for adults 18 years and older suffering from anorexia, bulimia, binge eating disorder and disordered eating. We also offer a specialized adolescent track for youth between the ages of 12-17.  BALANCE is the only treatment center in NYC that offers small group settings, allowing us to provide the best possible care available.

Our Day Program includes the following components:

  • Customized day program to meet each client's unique needs
  • Program schedule that meets Monday thru Friday from 8:00 am - 2:15 pm
  • Partial programming also available where appropriate
  • Highly experienced, multi-disciplinary eating disorder clinical treatment team
  • Initial consultation and evaluation (psychological and nutritional)
  • Small group setting of up to only 8 clients, providing a low client-to-clinician ratio 
  • A rich schedule that includes behavioral, psychodynamic and experiential groups, including:
    • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
    • Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT)
    • Experiential group therapies (art therapy, movement, drama therapy)
    • Body Image Group
    • Family Systems Group
    • Stress Reduction Group - Yoga and Mindfulness  
    • Nutrition Group
    • Mealtime support and processing
    • Exposure therapy (restaurant meals, grocery store, basic food preparation)
    • Multi-family group breakfast, therapy and education (weekly)
    • Weekly individual therapy session
    • Weekly individual nutrition therapy session
  • Psychiatric and medical support as needed
  • Co-treatment model providing ongoing communication and collaboration during treatment with referring team members 
  • Alumni support and services upon discharge