Eating Recovery Center Sacramento

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Eating Recovery Center Sacramento

Founded in 2001, ERC Sacramento is located along the scenic American River and is a medically-supervised treatment program serving medically-stable adults, adolescents, and children who struggle with eating disorders.

Offering comprehensive, mindfulness-based treatment approaches from compassionate professionals, we provide a seven-day-per-week Partial Hospitalization Program as well as a three-day-a-week Intensive Outpatient Program. To support out-of-area patients and families participating in the Partial Hospitalization Program, we provide furnished housing situations located within walking distance of the treatment center.

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
Compulsive Overeating
Depressive Disorders
Eating Disorders

Life at Eating Recovery Center Sacramento

Eating Recovery Center, California’s Sacramento eating disorder treatment center offers Partial Hospitalization and Intensive Outpatient Programs for adults and adolescents who are suffering from an eating disorder. Housing for adult patients, as well as adolescent patients and their families, is located in a secure, gated complex across from the eating disorder treatment center.

  • A Joint Commission-accredited center for eating disorders treatment and prevention based in Sacramento, California.
  • Founded in 2001, the medically-supervised eating disorder treatment program serves female and male adults and adolescents with anorexia, bulimia, binge eating disorder, OSFED and co-occurring conditions.
  • A multidisciplinary eating disorder team of professionals oversees outpatient levels of care, including a seven day per week Partial Hospitalization Program and three day per week Intensive Outpatient Program.
  • Organizes professional development and prevention services for the community at large.
  • Works closely with Denver-based Eating Recovery Center, an international center providing comprehensive eating disorder treatment for adults, adolescents and children struggling with the full spectrum of eating disorder diagnoses and co-occurring illnesses.
  • 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.

  • Nutrition Services

    Binge Eating Treatment and Recovery Program

    Partial Hospitalization and Intensive Outpatient programs for adults struggling with binge eating disorder, compulsive overeating, night eating, and related issues.

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 California is a Joint Commission-accredited center for eating disorders treatment in Sacramento. Founded in 2000, Eating Recovery Center of California is a medically-supervised eating disorder treatment program serving female and male adults and adolescents with eating disorders and related conditions including trauma, substance abuse, exercise compulsion, diabetes and medical/psychiatric complications.

Insurance Accepted



Blue Cross/Blue Shield


Health Net




United Behavioral Health

U.S. Behavioral Health

Value Options

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

  • Lara Effland, LICSW
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    Lara Schuster Effland, LICSW

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

    Operating Vice President
    Ramona Weatherford holds a master’s Degree in Social Work from Louisiana State University and has over 30 years of clinical ...
  • cory adams
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    Cory Adams, LMFT

    Clinical Director, Sacramento
    A licensed Marriage and Family Therapist working in the mental health field for the past 12 years, Cory joined Eating Recovery ...
  • Miriam Sabbagh, RD
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    Miriam Sabbagh, RD

    Nutrition Supervisor, Sacramento
    Miriam Sabbagh graduated from California State University of Sacramento in 2009 with a second bachelor in Dietetics; she ...
  • azra lynn
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    Azra Lynn, MD

    Azra Lynn, MD, is originally from Bosnia and immigrated to the United States in Louisville, Kentucky, when she was eight years ...

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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