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Eating Recovery Center Bellevue

Located near nature parks and central to vast networks of green spaces, ERC Bellevue offers high level eating disorder 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, ERC Bellevue supports a calming environment to help light the way for patients to find lasting wellness.

Location Details

Who we treat
Adult
Child and Adolescent
Level of Care
Intensive Outpatient
Partial Hospitalization
Residential
Virtual Treatment
Conditions We Treat
Anorexia Nervosa
ARFID
Binge Eating Disorder
Bulimia Nervosa
Compulsive Overeating
Diabulimia
Eating Disorders
OSFED

Life at Eating Recovery Center Bellevue

Located in Bellevue, Eating Recovery Center Bellevue delivers best-in-class eating disorder 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 Bellevue 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 Hospitalization 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-occurring illnesses.
  • 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

    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.

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    Residential Treatment

    Eating Recovery Center Bellevue provides a comprehensive, peaceful recovery environment for adult and adolescents patients requiring 24-hour care and support to address their eating 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.

 

Insurance Accepted

Aetna

Blue Cross/Blue Shield

Cigna

First Choice

Kaiser Permanente of Washington

Lifewise

Premera

Regence

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 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 ...
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  • 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 ...
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  • 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 ...
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  • 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 ...
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  • 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 ...
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  • 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 ...
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  • 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 ...
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  • 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 ...
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  • 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 ...
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  • 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 ...
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  • 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 ...
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  • 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 ...
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Eating Recovery Center is 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.

Organizations that earn the Gold Seal of Approval™ have met or exceeded The Joint Commission’s rigorous performance standards to obtain this distinctive and internationally recognized accreditation. Learn more about this accreditation here.

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