By, Jean Doak CCED is excited to announce the opening of a new program – BINGE EATING DISORDER INTENSIVE OUTPATIENT PROGRAM (BED-IOP). An IOP for Binge Eating Disorder (BED) that is separate from CCED’s current IOP for individuals with Anorexia Nervosa (AN) and Bulimia Nervosa (BN) has been developed to assist with the unique challenges one encounters with […]

F.E.A.S.T. Conference, January 31-February 1, 2014- Connecting the Dots:Expanding the Knowledge Base and Extending the Circle of Care to Fight Eating Disorders Parent Recap.

By, A CCED Parent I am a parent from CCED programming who attended the recent F.E.A.S.T. Caregiver Conference in Dallas, TX. I had such an amazing experience there, I felt the overwhelming need to let other CCED parents know about my trip. The decision to even attend was very difficult for me because of the expenses and […]

Maudsley from the Perspective of an FBT Therapist

By, Amy Luzar, M.S.S.A., LISW-S One of the things I like best about doing Family Based Treatment a.k.a. FBT or Maudsley, is that I have an opportunity to work with the whole family and also that I can develop a relationship with the adolescent. It does not always work out that way; however, the therapy was designed […]

Maudsley Parents Conference April 11, 2014

The Maudsley Parents Conference is quickly approaching on April 11, 2014 at the downtown Cleveland Hilton Garden Inn. The conference features some of the leading experts in Family Based Treatment including Harriet Brown, Dr. James Locke and CCED’s own Dr. Lucene Wisniewski. It’s open to providers, families, and anyone who is interested in learning more […]

A Review of Eating Disorders and The Brain

By, Dr. Mark Warren One of the most exciting books to recently be published on eating disorders is the book Eating Disorders and the Brain by Drs Bryan Lask and Ian Frampton. A review of the book was recently published by Dr. Joel Yager, a prominent psychiatrist in the eating disorder field. Dr. Yager describes 2 parts of the book which […]

When does exercising become unhealthy?

By, Joanna Hardis, LISW-S As we enter 2014, everywhere I turn I’m seeing commercials for home video programs promising body transformations; I’m receiving countless offers for weight-loss and fitness programs; and I cannot open a magazine without being inundated with exercises guaranteeing a better, leaner body. It’s the time of year where conversations seem to […]

FEAST 2014

By Dr. Mark Warren FEAST (Families Empowered and Supporting Treatment of Eating Disorders) is having their annual conference in Dallas, Tx January 31st – February 1st. Regular readers of this blog know that FEAST is one of the organizations who we most cherish. Their work in supporting evidence based care, finding treatment for patients with […]

Cleveland Center for Eating Disorders Has a New Look!

As we enter 2014, the Cleveland Center for Eating Disorders is pleased to announce our new website and blog design. This new website is a representation of the key values held by CCED and the ways in which we are uniquely able to help our patients by providing scientifically based care, education, awareness and a […]

Eating Disorder Dietitian Offers New Take on New Year’s Resolutions


This post was written by Christina Scalese, a registered, licensed dietitian here at the Cleveland Center for Eating Disorders. The New Year signifies a fresh start, new beginnings, making peace with the year gone by, and welcoming the blank canvas that lies ahead. This fresh start provides us with a perfect opportunity to make a […]