Eating Recovery Center Houston

  • Houston Texas

Eating Recovery Center Houston

Eating Recovery Center Houston focuses specifically on eating disorder treatment for children, adolescents, and adults, and is located in a vibrant part of the city conducive to the social aspects of eating disorder recovery.  Additionally, there is a differentiated, specific Binge Eating Treatment Recovery Program for adults.

Located near Houston’s renowned medical district, the center is ideally placed to best serve patients, should the need for medical intervention arise. Our seven-day-a-week Partial Hospitalization Program offers daily recovery focused programming for patients struggling with eating disorder behaviors. Our Intensive Outpatient Program is three days a week. Both programs are led by a multidisciplinary eating disorder treatment team of compassionate professionals who will help light the path for patients and their families to find lasting and sustainable wellness.

Location Details

Who we treat
Child and Adolescent
Level of Care
Intensive Outpatient
Partial Hospitalization
Virtual Treatment
Conditions We Treat
Anorexia Nervosa
Binge Eating Disorder
Bulimia Nervosa
Eating Disorders

Life at Eating Recovery Center Houston

Eating Recovery Center Houston provides eating disorder treatment for children, adolescents, and adults with Anorexia Nervosa, Bulimia Nervosa, Binge Eating Disorder, and/or other related food, eating, and body image illnesses. Treatment is holistic, and addressed by a team of therapists, dietitians, psychiatrists, and primary medicine doctors as well as other eating disorder treatment experts. Individualized treatment plans, evidence-based interventions, medical support, family involvement, and discharge planning are the foundation to a sustainable recovery path.

  • Founded in 2008, Houston Eating Disorders Center partnered with Eating Recovery Center in 2015 and is now Eating Recovery Center, Houston.
  • A multidisciplinary treatment team of eating disorder professionals oversees both the Partial Hospitalization and Intensive Outpatient Programs.
  • ERC Houston is part of the larger network of Eating Recovery Centers around the country, with access to higher levels of care, including Residential and Inpatient Programs in our Plano, Texas location. The treatment team will work with patients and their families to assure a seamless transition to any of our residential sites, should there be a need for a higher level of care to best support the patient.
  • 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

    Our 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 mood, anxiety, trauma-related and eating disorders treatment team.

Binge Eating Treatment and Recovery Program in Houston, TX

The specialized binge eating disorder treatment team at Eating Recovery Center works closely with diverse individuals to understand how each person has unique biological, psychological and social factors that contribute to their illness.

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. If you suspect that you or someone you love has an eating disorder, please give us a call today to schedule your free assessment. We can help light the way to recovery.

Insurance Accepted




United Healthcare

Beacon Health, formerly Value Options



BlueCross/BlueShield of Texas


Seton Health Plan

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 own home.

Explore Our Texas Locations

ERC has multiple locations in Texas to meet your eating disorders treatment needs.

Meet Our Team

  • Deborah M. Michel, PhD, CEDS-S, FAED
    Deborah M. Michel, PhD, CEDS-S, FAED Link

    Deborah M. Michel, PhD, CEDS-S, FAED

    Regional Clinical Director, Texas
    Dr. Michel is a licensed clinical psychologist with over 25 years of experience in the treatment of eating disorders and related ...
  • Catherine Ruscitti, PsyD, CEDS
    Catherine Ruscitti, PsyD, CEDS Link

    Catherine Ruscitti, PsyD, CEDS

    Clinical Director, Houston
    Dr. Catherine Ruscitti, PsyD, CEDS is a licensed clinical psychologist, a Certified Eating Disorder Specialist, and the Clinical ...
  • Jason James, MD
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    Jason James, MD

    Psychiatrist, Houston
    Dr. Jason James, M.D. is a board certified psychiatrist. He was born and raised in Houston, Texas and attended the honors ...
  • Jessica Moore, MD, FAAP, CEDS
    Jessica Moore, MD, FAAP, CEDS Link

    Jessica Moore, MD, FAAP, CEDS

    Primary Care Physician at Houston and The Woodlands
    Dr. Moore graduated from Southern Methodist University with a BS in Biology and went on to Texas Tech University for medical ...
  • jackie st.germain
    Jackie St.Germain, LCSW, MBA Link

    Jackie St.Germain, LCSW, MBA

    Regional Director of Operations
    Jackie St.Germain, LCSW, MBA, has been in the mental health and addictions care treatment world for over 25 years. During that ...

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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