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bakeyser
Hi,
We are about a month into refeeding and would like recommendations for therapy. Presently we are going to a Christian counselor who is a wonderful woman but I don’t think really understands Maudsley, CBT and others.
We live in PA, USA and don’t have any Maudsley therapists near us. Any suggestions would be greatly welcomed. Thanks so much.
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ValentinaGermania
Is PA Pennsylvania?
You can find that on maudsley parents site:

PENNSYLVANIA

Eating Disorder Services
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Division of Adolescent Medicine & Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
3401 Civic Center Blvd
11NW, Room 19
Philadelphia, PA  19104
Intake number: 215-590-3537
peeblesr@email.chop.edu

Jill Cohen, LCSW
105 Sibley Avenue
Ardmore, PA 19003
215-681-6363
Email:JillCohen11173@aol.com
http://www.jcohenlcsw.com
 

Rachel Millner, Psy.D.
301 Oxford Valley Road, Suite 402B
Yardley, PA 19067
(215) 321-1920
rachel@rachelmillner.com
Licenced psychologist supports parents in Maudsley approach.
 
Ellen Davis, Ph.D.
Woodland Forge
4053 Tinker Hill Road
Phoenixville, PA 19460
http://www.woodlandforge.com
drdavis@woodlandforge.com
Woodland Forge offers ongoing outpatient therapy for children through young adults who struggle with eating disorders and anxiety disorders.  Our flagship service is our Family Program which is run over a portion of one week. Visit the program web pages here.  The intervention is based on a modified version of FBT and also includes evidence based behavioral treatment for the patient's anxieties before, during, and after eating. Intensive coaching as well as family therapy, psycho-education, and individual therapies are offered. The Family Program is offered in a small, intimate setting wherein your family is the only family seen at one time to ensure fully individualized attention and follow-up.


Some parents needed to work with a non-maudsley team:
http://maudsleyparents.org/workingwithanonmaudsleyteam.html

Many of us needed to drive long distances to find help. We drove about 100 km every week for 5 months.

Another idea is Laura Collins, I think she offers skype-sessions for help.
http://www.laurassoapbox.net/
or get in contact with private mail here.

Tina72
Keep feeding. There is light at the end of the tunnel.
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