Adolescent Partial Hospitalization Program (PHP)

Hours
Monday-Friday, 8am-6:30pm

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

Medical Care
Initial assessment and ongoing weekly medical monitoring by physician and daily medical monitoring by nursing staff

Psychiatric Care
Weekly individual medication management session with psychiatrist

Nutrition

  1. Weekly individual session with dietitian and caregiver
  2. Three meals and 2 snacks daily, supported by dietary and clinical staff
  3. Nutrition education group for teen
  4. Nutrition process and education group for family
  5. Cooking classes
  6. Takeout meal exposure

Behavioral Therapy

  1. Family therapy 1-2 per week
  2. Therapeutic groups, up to 6 per day (click here for descriptions of all Adolescent Program groups)

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.

Academics
Esperanza’s Education Liaison will coordinate with each child’s home school to provide appropriate academic curriculum and support for 3 hours each afternoon during the regular school year.

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

Click here for descriptions of all Adolescent Therapy Groups