F.E.A.S.T's Around The Dinner Table forum

Welcome to F.E.A.S.T's Around The Dinner Table forum. This is a free service provided for parents of those suffering from eating disorders. It is moderated by kind, experienced, parent caregivers trained to guide you in how to use the forum and how to find resources to help you support your family member. This forum is for parents of patients with all eating disorder diagnoses, all ages, around the world.

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ygt2018
Any recommendations for Northern California (SF, Alameda, San Jose or Monterey county) ED therapists? My daughter participated in UCSD IOP and we are back home in Northern CA. Thank you in advance!
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Foodsupport_AUS
Welcome to the forum. Hoping someone comes along with some suggestions for you, I am on the other side of the world.  Have you asked UCSD for any names or ideas, or contacted the sister program at UCSF?
D diagnosed restrictive AN June 2010 age 13. Initially weight restored 2012. Relapse and continuously edging towards recovery. Treatment: multiple hospitalisations and individual and family therapy.
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sk8r31
Our family really benefitted from Dr. Divvuri's care.  He practices in San Mateo.
It is good to not only hope to be successful, but to expect it and accept it--Maya Angelou
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DaniEDSlayer
Hi - I’m in Nor cal/Silicon Valley. Our current tx is great (Laura Machado, PsyD, in Campbell) but she’s going to be taking a few months off in Jan so may not be accepting new clients. You might also check with Healthy Teen Project and the Community Health Collaborative (their outpatient branch)  https://www.commhc.org
we also used Theresa Chestnut, LCSW in Los Altos the year before. We did UCSD PHP in fall 2017. 
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ygt2018
Thank you for the suggestions!
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