Eating Recovery Center Denver - 1st Ave

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Eating Recovery Center Denver - 1st Ave

Eating Recovery Center in Denver, Colorado serves as a step down unit from our Inpatient and Residential location and was built to support 30-35 patients through a seven-day-per-week Partial Hospitalization Program as well as a three-day-a-week Intensive Outpatient Programs for medically-stable adults. 

With a full teaching kitchen as well as a big dining room with a buffet, patients can practice plating and feeding themselves in a therapeutic environment and with a team of compassionate and renowned experts in eating disorders whose goal is to fuse evidence-based findings and innovation to create a comprehensive center of healing.

 

Location Details

Who we treat
Adult
Level of Care
Intensive Outpatient
Partial Hospitalization
Conditions We Treat
Anorexia Nervosa
ARFID
Binge Eating Disorder
Bulimia Nervosa
Compulsive Overeating
Diabulimia
OSFED

Life at Eating Recovery Center Denver - 1st Ave

Eating Recovery Center of Denver was founded by a team of leading experts whose goal was to fuse evidence-based findings and innovation to create a center of excellence for the treatment of eating disorders. Eating Recovery Center of Denver offers the full spectrum of eating disorders treatment services for female and male adults, adolescents and children, including Inpatient, Residential, Partial Hospitalization and Outpatient eating disorder treatment programs.

Multidisciplinary treatment teams understand the challenges of eating disorders recovery and are deeply committed to guiding you or your loved one to a lasting recovery. Each eating disorder treatment team consists of a psychiatrist, psychoclinician, family clinician, dietitian, nurse, case manager, alumni coordinator and other related patient support staff. A full-time internal medicine physician is also available to all patients.

Eating Recovery Center’s comprehensive eating disorders treatment programs are housed in seven beautiful, state-of-the art facilities in the Denver Metro area.

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.

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Insurance Accepted

Aetna

All Savers

Anthem

Beacon Health Options

Bright Health Plans

Blue Cross/Blue Shield

Cigna

Cofinity

ComPsych

EBMS

Friday Health Plans

Golden Rule

Humana

Kaiser

Magellan

Medica

Meritain

Moda

PHCS/Multiplan

Rocky Mountain Health Plan

Tricare West

True Health

UMR

United/Optum

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 Denver Locations

ERC has multiple locations in Denver, Colorado to meet your eating disorders treatment needs.

Meet Our Team

  • Elizabeth Wassenaar, MS, MD, CEDS
    Elizabeth Wassenaar, MS, MD, CEDS-S Link

    Elizabeth Wassenaar, MS, MD, CEDS-S

    Regional Medical Director
    Dr. Elizabeth Wassenaar comes to Pathlight following her role as Medical Director at Eating Recovery Center (ERC), Denver. Prior ...
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    Lisa Constantino, LPC, CEDS-S Link

    Lisa Constantino, LPC, CEDS-S

    Executive Director
    Lisa is a licensed professional counselor (LPC) and has been treating patients with eating disorders for 9 years. As Clinical ...
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  • Alyssa Aakre
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    Alyssa Aakre

    Director of Operational Excellence
    Alyssa Aakre is Director of Operational Excellence at ERC and Pathlight. Alyssa has been with Eating Recovery Center and ...
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  • Jessica Barth Nesbitt, MA, RD, LD, CEDRD
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    Jessica Barth Nesbitt, MA, RD, LD, CEDRD

    Nutrition Director
    Jessica is a Certified Eating Disorders Registered Dietitian (CEDRD). Jessica has experience in working with individuals with ...
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  • Teresa Hicks
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    Teresa Hicks

    Regional Nursing Director
    Teresa has been a nurse for 22 years, with the last 7 years being in leadership at medical and behavioral health facilities ...
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  • Sharon Harrison
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    Sharon Harrison

    Director of Nursing
    Sharon has worked as a registered nurse at ERC since 2016. During this time, she has worked across all the facilities as a floor ...
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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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