Adolescent Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP)

Up to 4 hours/day, up to 5 days a week, Monday – Friday

Adolescent Program Population Served
Adolescents of all genders (13-17) with Anorexia, Bulimia, Binge Eating Disorder, ARFID (Avoidant Restrictive Food Intake Disorder), Orthorexia and OSFED (Other Specified Feeding and Eating Disorder)


  1. One meal and one snack daily, supported by dietary and clinical staff
  2. Nutrition education group for parents
  3. Cooking classes
  4. Restaurant outings
  5. Takeout meal exposure

Behavioral Therapy

  1. One family session per week
  2. Therapeutic groups, up to three per day

Weekly Family Dinners
Family dinners are supported by dietary and clinical staff and provide teens and parents the opportunity to practice skills learned in a therapeutic environment. Family dinners are scheduled for Monday, Wednesday and Friday evenings.

Parent Groups
Parents participate in multi-family groups to learn to support their teen in recovery when they leave Esperanza.

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