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What is the Castlewood Difference?

Watch this video to find out how Castlewood helps individuals change their relationship with food and find balance in recovery.

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Flexible Program Hours for Back to School

While the new school year brings new experiences, the transition can also be a trigger for mental health concerns and eating disorders.

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First Annual Golf Tournament

As part of our commitment to increase access to treatment, we are very excited to host our first annual golf tournament benefiting Project Heal Treatment Scholarship Fund.

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What Makes Castlewood Unique?

More care, More commitment, More lasting recovery

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Ready to Answer All Your Questions

Our dedicated intake professionals will be happy to answer any questions that you may have about treatment at Castlewood.

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Castlewood Treatment Center for Eating Disorders

More care, More commitment, More lasting recovery

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Castlewood at Monarch Cove.

Castlewood at Monarch Cove brings you better care and lasting recovery in Monterey, CA.

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Castlewood at The Highlands.

Castlewood at The Highlands brings you better care and lasting recovery in Birmingham, AL.

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Join the Castlewood #nofilter movement

Show yourself to the world with #nofilter. Show everyone around you that you don't need to edit yourself. Self-acceptance is powerful.

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What Our Alumni Say

Castlewood is the best Treatment Facility I know of for those who suffer from eating disorders. Castlewood is the only facility that I have come across that addresses those underlying issues while also treating the eating disorder at the same time. The faculty and staff are wonderful and caring, and the grounds and scenery are beautiful. You aren’t just another number or patient with an eating disorder at Castlewoo

A, Castlewood Alumna

We chose Castlewood very carefully. When my daughter started I had hope, bits of optimism, and of course some relief in seeing her downward spiral arrested. You were the reason she believed she might, then could, then would make it — and yours was the strength she ‘borrowed’ when hers wasn't quite there.

DM, Castlewood Alumna

After being here I finally believe that long-term recovery from my eating disorder and trauma is possible! Thank you to everyone at Castlewood. It is a special place that will always hold a special place in my heart.

A, Castlewood Alumna

Groups were extremely helpful, in that each one had purpose and was not just there to fill time. There are a variety of gifts and talents among the staff that help to make CW a balanced program

T, Castlewood Alumna

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Treatment You Can Trust

Castlewood Treatment Center has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® and The Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF).

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Why Castlewood?

See why those seeking recovery from their eating disorders find hope at Castlewood Treatment Center.

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Insurances Accepted

Castlewood works as an out-of-network provider with many other private insurance companies.

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Recognized Treatment Center

Castlewood has been chosen as a "Top Pick Treatment Center" by - a network of mental health practitioners representing thousands of credentialed therapists and psychologists. Theravive's mission is to facilitate a rapid connection between an individual in need of help, and qualified therapists who can provide counseling.

Castlewood Eating Disorder Treatment CenterLocated in St. Louis, MO

Castlewood Treatment Center provides highly individualized and expertly implemented eating disorder treatment for men and women age 16 and above. Located in the peaceful woodlands, just outside St. Louis, MO, our elegant residential and treatment facilities provide the necessary therapeutic environment for beginning the recovery journey. Clients work with a team of experienced clinicians in an atmosphere of compassion, respect, and empowerment.

Castlewood’s treatment team helps clients with all types of eating disorders. We believe that many eating disorders are routed in attachment difficulties established much earlier in life, and these problems become expressed through destructive eating behaviors, self-harm (such as cutting), or addictions. We help clients learn new ways of coping and healthy means of expression, as well as developing insight into their actions and reactions. Family therapy and education are integrated into each program.

We provide a continuum of care at Castlewood, so that clients can receive the level of structure and intensity of treatment that best meets their current needs. Length of stay in each level varies, based on the individual, their specific history, and overall recovery progress. Castlewood’s treatment for eating disorders includes a large amount of real-life skill development and practice. We believe that off-site practice of life, relational and mindfulness skills is essential.

Eating Disorder Treatment at Castlewood

At Castlewood Treatment Center we believe that each client defies simple categorization. While some clients have been formally diagnosed with anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, or binge eating disorder, most come with subtle combinations of issues that defy one diagnosis but typically involve a number of common signs and symptoms. Our therapists, dietitians, staff psychiatrist, and adjunct clinicians have experience in treating EDNOS (eating disorder not otherwise specified), such as clients with compulsive or selective eating disorders.

Eating disorder treatment is equally important for all kinds of destructive eating behaviors, because without intervention, each can cause serious medical issues. Eating disorders are generally an overt sign of underlying psychological and emotional issues. Treatment for eating disorders involves identifying underlying issues such as negative body image perceptions, while at the same time normalizing eating behaviors and weight. We care about our clients, and develop close therapeutic relationships. Our skilled clinicians collaborate closely to provide effective treatment for even the most complex issues, including Anxiety Disorders, OCD, trauma related eating disorders and clients with a history of suicidal thoughts or attempts.

Residential and Other Levels of Treatment for Eating Disorders at Castlewood

Castlewood Treatment Center offers four levels of care for eating disorder treatment. We are proud of providing behavioral health care above the national standards, and being accredited and recognized by both JACHO and CARF.

After a personal intake evaluation, clients will begin treatment for eating disorders in one of the following levels:

  • Residential Treatment
  • Day Treatment
  • Step Down Transition Treatment
  • Intensive Outpatient

Each client at Castlewood works closely with a primary team comprised of a therapist, dietitian, and staff psychiatrist. Castlewood believes that treating the medical, therapeutic, and nutritional issues of each client at the same time will provide stronger, more effective recovery. In addition to this core team, other specialists provide education, treatment, and nutrition support services. Aftercare services are initiated well before discharge, so that clients have a network of support ready and waiting.

Castlewood offers both financial and therapeutic case management support, interfacing with both insurance companies and the client’s home treatment team (primary physician, psychiatrist, dietitian or therapist), so that the each client is able to progress through the continuum of care in the most optimized way.