Eating Disorders Coalition’s
Lobby Days Roundup

(L to R) Laura Eickmen, founder of Rebel; Lauren Beeithaupt, research student; Katie Dent of TEP-Cleveland; Morgan Shields, research student; Mary Clyde, daughter treated at TEP-Cleveland; Fran Warkow, lobby leader; and Susan Heim, who lost her daughter to anorexia

Earlier this month, a few of us from The Emily Program – Cleveland headed down to our nation’s capital to participate in this year’s Eating Disorder Coalition’s National Fall Lobby Days. It sure was an exciting day for all of us in the eating disorder world. We would like to thank all of you who […]

TEP – Cleveland patient recovers from eating disorder, vows to give back

A recent article on reports on varsity volleyball player Veronica Gehring who was diagnosed with anorexia during her junior season. It began with an obsession to “become faster on the court and a stronger volleyball player,” she said. But soon she was exercising upwards of four times per day and barely eating anything at […]

Join Us for the Second Annual
Cleveland NEDA Walk

The second annual Cleveland NEDA (National Eating Disorders Association) Walk is set to take place on Saturday, Oct. 18, to raise awareness and funds in the fight against eating disorders. The Emily Program – Cleveland is sponsoring and actively participating in this important event, and we hope you can join us. The event is designed […]

One patient’s journey to eating disorder recovery – an ocean away!

One of CCED’s adolescent patients traveled internationally from Africa to Cleveland seeking eating disorder treatment, taking on challenges not just in her recovery, but in the simple logistics that most in treatment take for granted. Through her journey, she has learned the skills necessary to recover and has made it work, even from an ocean […]

CCED Expands its Adolescent Skills Groups

For a continuum of care, CCED has expanded upon its adolescent skills groups to include both DBT (Dialectical Behavioral Therapy) and CBT (Cognitive Behavioral Therapy) programs. The outpatient, skills-based groups meet on a weekly basis in a supportive environment and target teens, ages 13 to 18. CCED now offers a multifamily DBT skills group, which meets […]

Thank you for joining us at The Emily Program – Cleveland’s Open House


We would like to thank all of you who joined us last week at The Emily Program – Cleveland’s Open House and complimentary CEU presentation. We are humbled by such a warm reception from our fellow peers, colleagues and community supporters. We were delighted to meet and network with many influential people in our community […]

Reflections on Eating Disorder Recovery

Recovery from an eating disorder is possible! CCED understands that eating disorder recovery is a process and involves healthy coping strategies, thought patterns and positive self-image. That’s why we wanted to share this woman’s inspiring story about her recovery from an eating disorder with you. A woman in recovery for 22 years writes: At age 12, […]