The Mesquite Program: Our Tucson Eating Disorder Treatment Program

The Mesquite Program is an Intensive Outpatient Eating Disorder Program tailored for the medically stable adult client who is struggling with a variety of types of eating disorders. To include: Anorexia Nervosa, Bulimia, Compulsive Overeating, and Binge Eating. Our specialized eating disorder treatment program is tailored specifically for each individual by our highly skilled multidisciplinary team. We also help treat any possible coexisting conditions, including obsessive-compulsive disorders, mood and anxiety disorders, trauma and attention deficit disorders.

Eating Disorder Group Therapy

While attending individual and group therapy, family workshops, registered dietician sessions, and experiential therapies clients learn skills that they will implement in real life situations. This will help individuals learn to deal with the stress of daily living without returning to unhealthy eating disorder behaviors.

Treatment includes:

  • Individual Therapy
  • Group Therapy
  • Family in Recovery Workshop

Along with:

  • Nutritional consults
  • Psychiatric evaluations and medication management as needed
  • Psychological testing
  • Auricular Acupuncture
  • 12-step program (ABA) open to the public-Call for day and time

The Mesquite Program uses a variety of evidence based and practice based treatment modalities to treat Eating Disorders to include:

  • CBT (Cognitive Behavioral Therapy)
  • DBT (Dialectical Behavioral Therapy)
  • ACT (Acceptance and Commitment Therapy)
  • Expressive Art therapies
  • Psychodrama

The Mesquite Program is innovative and unique, offering the following services:

  • Meal planning
  • Community Meals
  • Post meal processing
  • Grocery store trips and restaurant outing
  • Exercise and fitness group
  • Assertive training
  • Self-esteem groups
  • Exercise addiction and education group
  • Grief and loss group
  • Boundaries and relationships
  • Spirituality
  • Cross-Addiction
  • 9 – 12 hours / week    10 – 12 weeks

Continuing Care

This program builds on previously completed treatment and continues to offer guidance, identify recovery issues, and build supportive networks. Group and individual counseling is offered.

  • 3 hours/week    3 – 6 months

Getting Help for Eating Disorders

Our eating disorder treatments include a multitude of modalities and provide our clients with the care they need to overcome this dangerous disease. If you or someone you care about needs eating disorder help in Tucson, whether they suffer from anorexia, bulimia, or any other type of disordered eating, call us now to learn more about our treatment options.

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