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Eating Recovery Center | Pathlight Mood & Anxiety Center Bellevue

Located near nature parks and central to vast networks of green spaces, ERC and Pathlight Bellevue offers high level eating disorder treatment for adults as well as mood and anxiety treatment for adults, adolescents, and children.

Housed in the state-of-the-art Overlake hospital facility, this therapeutic location provides swift access to acute care should emergency medical intervention become necessary, as well as ongoing access to hundreds of compassionate physicians to address the unique medical treatment needs of each patient. From the central location of the treatment center, to the group rooms, teaching kitchen, community education center and the housing options for adults, adolescents, and children, Pathlight-ERC Bellevue supports a calming environment to help light the way for patients to find lasting wellness.

Location Details

Who we treat
Child and Adolescent
Level of Care
Intensive Outpatient
Partial Hospitalization
Virtual Treatment
Conditions We Treat
Anorexia Nervosa
Anxiety Disorders
Bulimia Nervosa
Compulsive Overeating
Depressive Disorders
Eating Disorders
Mood and Anxiety Disorders
Trauma-Related Disorders

Life at Eating Recovery Center | Pathlight Mood & Anxiety Center Bellevue

Located in Bellevue, Eating Recovery Center | Pathlight Mood & Anxiety Center Bellevue delivers best-in-class eating disorders and mood, anxiety and trauma-related disorders treatment for adults, children and adolescents of all genders. Our multidisciplinary team of experts provides cutting-edge medical, psychiatric, psychological and nutritional interventions Residential, Partial Hospitalization and Intensive Outpatient Programs.

  • Joint Commission accredited and located in Bellevue, Washington, Eating Recovery Center, Washington is the largest eating disorders clinic in the state.
  • The medically-supervised treatment program serves all gender adolescents (8-18) and adults (19 and older) with anorexia, bulimia, Avoidant Restrictive Food Intake Disorder (ARFID), binge eating disorder, compulsive overeating and other specified feeding and eating disorders (OSFED).
  • A multidisciplinary team of professionals oversees comprehensive levels of care, including a 24-hour Residential program, a seven day-per-week Partial Hospitaization Program and an Intensive Outpatient Program.
  • Works closely with Denver-based Eating Recovery Center, an international center providing the full spectrum of treatment for adults, adolescents and children struggling with eating disorder diagnoses and co-occuring illnesses.
  • Specialized treatment for mood, anxiety, and trauma-related disorders in Seattle for adolescents and adults. Accredited by the Joint Commission and led by a nationally recognized team of experts across multiple behavioral healthcare disciplines, Insight offers comprehensive, mindfulness-based treatment approaches to support adults and families struggling with serious behavioral health concerns.
  • Evidence-based interventions, including Dialectical Behavior Therapy, Exposure and Response Prevention, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Behavioral Activation, and DBT-centered trauma education and protocol, help patients and families alike interrupt maladaptive thoughts and behaviors and live a values-rich life.
  • Travel


    For our out-of-town patients and families, we offer free Travel Concierge Services. Our Concierge Services Representative is available to assist you with a wide variety of needs before and during treatment, including travel arrangements, booking accommodations and help locating local services, such as shopping, dining and much more.

  • A patient reads in her room in residential or inpatient treatment

    Residential Treatment

    Eating Recovery Center | Pathlight Mood & Anxiety Center Bellevue provides a comprehensive, peaceful recovery environment for adult and adolescents patients requiring 24-hour care and support to address their eating disorder or mood, anxiety or trauma-related disorder. The treatment program’s location on a medical campus provides swift access to acute care should emergency medical intervention become necessary, as well as ongoing access to hundreds of physician specialists to address the unique medical treatment needs of each patient.

Paying for Treatment

Insurances accepted change frequently. If you do not see your insurance carrier here, please ask us. Our insurance and financial specialists will provide a free benefits check. Our team will work tirelessly on your behalf to make treatment possible.

Eating Recovery Center of Washington, in Bellevue, provides comprehensive eating disorders treatment and mood, anxiety and trauma-related treatment programs for adults and adolescents of all genders. The eating disorder treatment programming provides critical medical supervision and support and teaches patients the skills they need to live lives of recovery, while providing daily opportunities to practice these eating disorder recovery skills in a real-world context.

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Insurance Accepted


Blue Cross/Blue Shield


First Choice

Kaiser Permanente of Washington




United Behavioral Health

Value Options

Levels of Care

  • Residential

    24-hour support for medically-stabilized patients.

  • Partial Hospitalization

    Daytime, onsite care with evenings offsite or at patient’s home.

  • Intensive Outpatient

    Days spent at center and nights at patient’s home.

  • Virtual Care

    Effective treatment in the comfort of your own home.

Explore Our Other Locations

ERC Pathlight has multiple locations around the country to meet your eating disorders and mood, anxiety and trauma-related disorders treatment needs.

Meet Our Team

  • Neeru Bakshi, MD, FAPA, CEDS
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    Neeru Bakshi, MD, FAPA, CEDS

    Regional Medical Director, West
    Neeru Bakshi, MD, FAPA, CEDS is a Board-certified psychiatrist, and the Medical Director for Eating Recovery Center, Washington ...
  • Lara Effland, LICSW
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    Lara Schuster Effland, LICSW

    Regional Clinical Director, West
    Ms. Effland has been working in the field of eating disorders for 13 years in multiple levels of care throughout the country. Ms ...
  • Ramona Weatherford, LCSW, CEDS-S
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    Ramona Weatherford, LCSW, CEDS-S

    Regional Vice President, West and South
    Ramona Weatherford holds a master’s Degree in Social Work from Louisiana State University and has over 30 years of clinical ...
  • Bethany Block, MD
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    Bethany Block, MD

    Primary Physician, Bellevue
    Bethany Block, M.D., is a Primary Physician at Eating Recovery Center, Washington. Dr. Block joins Eating Recovery Center ...
  • Jenna Flagg, PsyD
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    Jenna Flagg, PsyD

    Senior Clinical Director, West
    Jenna Flagg, PsyD, received her doctorate in clinical psychology from Nova Southeastern University in Florida. She is currently ...
  • Avanti Bergquist, MD, MS, FAPA, DFAACAP
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    Avanti Bergquist, MD, MS, FAPA, DFAACAP

    Child, Adolescent, and Adult Psychiatrist, Bellevue
    Avanti Bergquist, MD, MS, FAPA is a physician with board certifications in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry as well as Adult ...
  • Ileana Calinoiu, MD
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    Ileana Calinoiu, MD

    Child, Adolescent, and Adult Psychiatrist, Bellevue
    Dr. Ileana Calinoiu is an Adult, and Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist, Diplomate of the American Board of Psychiatry and ...
  • Anja Gugel, MD
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    Anja Gugel, MD

    Primary Physician, Bellevue
    Dr. Gugel, a regional provider of Family Medicine, brings 10+ years of practice in the greater Seattle community to Eating ...
  • Rebecca Suess, LMFT
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    Rebecca Suess, LMFT

    Child and Adolescent Clinical Manager, Bellevue
    Rebecca Suess is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist who has been working in the eating disorder field since 2012. She ...
  • Julia Patterson, MS, RDN, CD
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    Julia Patterson, MS, RDN, CD

    Nutrition Director, Bellevue
    Julia Patterson, MS, RDN, CD is a dietitian nutritionist with a MS in nutrition from Bastyr University. Throughout Julia’s ...
  • Nicole Tallent, LICSW
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    Nicole Tallent, LICSW

    Clinical Manager, Mood & Anxiety, Bellevue
    Nicole Tallent joined Insight Behavioral Health Centers in 2017 as a behavioral health counselor in Chicago’s Partial ...
  • Alex Mehling
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    Alex Mehling, LMHC, SUDPT

    Child and Adolescent ED Clinical Director, Bellevue
    Alex has been working in the behavioral health field for over 10 years in the Washington area. Alex received her Bachelor’s in ...
  • megan riddle
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    Megan Riddle, MS, MD, PhD

    Megan Riddle, MS MD PhD, is board-certified in both adult psychiatry and consult liaison psychiatry. She attended Western ...
  • Annabelle Dampier, MD
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    Annabelle Dampier-Simpson, MD

    Annabelle Dampier-Simpson, MD, Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist, at Pathlight Mood & Anxiety Center in Washington state. Dr ...

Eating Recovery Center and Pathlight Mood and Anxiety Center are accredited through the Joint Commission. This organization seeks to enhance the lives of the persons served in healthcare settings through a consultative accreditation process emphasizing quality, value and optimal outcomes of services.

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