Eating Recovery Center Cincinnati

  • Cincinnati Ohio

Eating Recovery Center Cincinnati

Located in the idyllic Hyde Park neighborhood, ERC Cincinnati in Ohio provides comprehensive care for eating disorders for patients ages 16 and up.

A multidisciplinary treatment team of professionals oversees outpatient levels of care, including a seven-day-per-week Partial Hospitalization Program with ten hours of programming on weekdays and eight-hour day weekends, as well as an Intensive Outpatient Program to light the way for patients and their families to find lasting and sustainable wellness.

Location Details

Who we treat
Level of Care
On-site Intensive Outpatient
Partial Hospitalization
Conditions We Treat
Anorexia Nervosa
Bulimia Nervosa
Eating Disorders

Life at Eating Recovery Center Cincinnati

Eating Recovery Center, Ohio, in Cincinnati, partners directly with Eating Recovery Center, a center of excellence for eating disorders treatment based in Denver, Colorado. Eating Recovery Center offers the full continuum of eating disorders care under the leadership of five internationally recognized treatment experts with 160 years of combined eating disorder treatment experience.

As a member of the Eating Recovery Center family of programs, Eating Recovery Center, Ohio’s patients and families benefit from the most comprehensive and effective eating disorder treatment available.

  • Eating Recovery Center, Ohio specializes in comprehensive eating disorder treatment for adults and adolescents of all genders dealing with anorexia, bulimia, binge eating disorder and weight management concerns.
  • A multidisciplinary eating disorder treatment team of professionals oversees outpatient levels of care, including a seven-day-per-week Partial Hospitalization Program and Intensive Outpatient Program. Works closely with both Chicago-based Pathlight Behavioral Health and Denver-based Eating Recovery Center, an international center providing comprehensive treatment for adults, adolescents and children struggling with the full spectrum of eating disorder diagnoses and co-occurring illnesses, to provide a seamless transition to a higher level of care (Inpatient and Residential programs), if needed.


  • Travel


    For our out-of-town patients and families, we offer free Travel Concierge Services. Our Eating Recovery Center 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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    Family and Alumni Support

    Pathlight's support for patients and families does not end at the time of discharge—rather, the treatment team carefully develops a personalized discharge plan, and offers several aftercare services and alumni support programs for patients that do not have an established eating disorders treatment team.

Paying for Treatment

Insurances accepted change frequently. If you do not see your insurance carrier here, please ask us. The Eating Recovery Center’s 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 Ohio, in Cincinnati, specializes in treatment for adults and adolescents suffering from anorexia, bulimia, binge eating disorder, obesity and other unspecified eating disorders. Comprehensive outpatient eating disorder treatment programs and services are available to meet the recovery needs of patients and families at every stage of the treatment spectrum. 

At each level of care, individualized and developmentally appropriate treatment plans deliver evidence-based medical, psychiatric, psychological and nutritional interventions to help patients and families find lasting recovery.

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Insurance Accepted







Med Mutual

Beacon Health/Value Option



Levels of Care

  • 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 home.

Explore Our Other Locations

ERC has multiple locations around the country to meet your eating disorders treatment needs.

Meet Our Team

  • Kim Effertz, MSW
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    Kim Effertz, MSW

    Regional Vice President
    Kim Effertz joined Eating Recovery Center and Pathlight Mood & Anxiety Center in September 2021 as an Operating Vice President ...
  • Lara Kenik MS, RN
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    Lara Kenik MS, RN

    Regional Nursing Director
    Lara Kenik joined Eating Recovery Center/Pathlight Mood & Anxiety Center (ERCPL) in August 2016 as a full-time overnight nurse ...
  • Heather M. Jones PhD, LP
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    Heather M. Jones PhD, LP

    Executive Director
    Heather M. Jones, PhD, is a licensed psychologist in Wisconsin who specialized in the consistent delivery of quality clinical ...
  • Heather Dlugosz, MD, CEDS
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    Heather Dlugosz, MD, CEDS

    Associate Medical Director, Psychiatrist
    Dr. Dlugosz, an Eating Recovery Center, Cincinnati staff psychiatrist, has experience with the treatment of eating, mood and ...
  • Scott Bullock
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    Scott Bullock, LISW-S, LCSW, CEDS

    Clinical Director
    Scott is a Primary Therapist at Eating Recovery Center of Ohio where he has experience treating eating, mood, anxiety and trauma ...

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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