Esperanza CONNECTION is for professionals and the community alike. Our purpose is to create shareable resources, information and conversations about eating disorders and our treatment center. We are passionate about staying connected to our patients, their families and the professional community.  We continue to share the message of hope for recovery through CONNECTION. “Click here to get Connected with and receive updates on programming, events, blogs and our Connection newsletter.

June 2024
Staff Spotlight: Esperanza Honors Ali Deem, LPC, Director of Adult Services, for Earning her Eating Disorder Specialist Certification. Over the past 2 years, Ali has worked toward obtaining her International Association of Eating Disorder Professionals Eating Disorders Specialist certification (CEDS). Click to read all about Ali and her role and expertise at Esperanza. (pdf)


January 2024
Staff Spotlight: Esperanza Announces Sarah Nichols, Director of Dietary Services Earns Her Certified Eating Disorder Specialist Accreditation. We are pleased to announce that Sarah has recently obtained her Certified Eating Disorders Specialist accreditation. This certification required extensive coursework, professional supervision, examinations, case studies, and a significant amount of patient care hours. (pdf)

February 2024
Staff Spotlight: Esperanza Announces Two Psychiatrists Joining Our Team: Dr. Brandi Milmo and Dr. Ami Chatrath.

Read the full Connection to learn more about them and reasons for joining Esperanza (pdf)

March 2024
Staff Spotlight: Esperanza Staff will Be Presenting at the iaedp Foundation 2024 Symposium. Read the full Connection to learn more about them and reasons for joining Esperanza (pdf)

Click here to access and download all Esperanza Connections

You can read more about our treatment programs, learn about our expert team in the staff spotlights and see how our Recovery by Doing philosophy provides supportive, empowering and individualized approaches for recovery.

Click here to access and download all  Special Edition: Stories of Resiliency & Recovery
2021 and 2022
In observance of National Eating Disorder Week, we are sharing stories of  hope, joy and resiliency that can be found in recovery. #EDAW

Professional Resources

The following links to Esperanza EDC brochures are provided for print or to share electronically for those wanting to know more about our programs.

Esperanza Eating Disorders Center Brochure (pdf)
Adult Programs (pdf)
Adolescent Programs (pdf)
Be Free Program (pdf)
Signs and Symptoms of Eating Disorders (pdf)
Current In-Network Insurance Information (pdf)

Esperanza Outreach with Hallie Nikotich