Eating DisorderServices


An eating disorder is a serious illness that can be life threatening if not treated properly. At Aurora, we offer unique eating disorder counseling and treatment programs to help those struggling with anorexia, bulimia, binge eating and other co-occurring diagnoses. Our experienced multidisciplinary team of doctors, therapists and dietitians work together to help individuals with eating disorders find a healthier way of thinking and living.

Services & Treatment

Aurora’s eating disorder program provides a full continuum of treatment options for adolescents and adults. We offer three levels of care: inpatient services, partial hospitalization and intensive outpatient services as well as evening programs. Our admissions team can help you determine which treatment option is best for you.

You’ll also find unique treatment opportunities, including: group therapy, individual therapy and creative art therapy for eating disorders, family therapy programs, as well as a discharge and aftercare planning program to help you transition back into daily life.

Aurora Psychiatric Hospital Eating Disorder Services

The eating disorder program at Aurora Psychiatric Hospital offers an evidence-based and effective approach to treating eating disorders in adolescents and adults. Experienced doctors and staff provide inpatient, full-day partial hospitalization and intensive evening program options.

Treatment Approach

Aurora’s eating disorder treatment programs offer an approach to recovery that’s both innovative and evidence-based. Our team of experts will create an individualized treatment plan designed to accommodate your needs and help you develop a healthy relationship with food and your body. We create a safe, knowledgeable and supportive environment for you to feel comfortable when on your path to recovery.

Admission & Assessments

Are you concerned that you or someone in your life may have an eating disorder? Do you want to know if our program is right for you? We offer free evaluations over the phone or in person. Take the first step with Aurora. Recovery is within reach.

Meet the Team

Aurora has one of the most experienced eating disorder treatment teams in the nation, made up of art therapists, registered dietitians and psychiatrists. Find a doctor to begin your treatment.

  • Dinshah Gagrat, MD Medical Director
  • Maria Byrd, LPC, ATR, Art Therapist
  • Megan Driscoll, MS, RD, CD, Clinical Dietitian
  • Lauren Kubik, LCSW Senior Program Psychotherapist
  • Michele Mastalarz, LCSW Program Psychotherapist
  • Debora Magill, APSW Behavioral Health Therapist
  • Natalie Minturn, LPC-IT Behavioral Health Therapist
  • Nicole Szaniawski, RD, CD Clinical Dietician
  • Janine Rochwite, LPC, NCC, Case Manager, Assessment Coordinator
  • Lindsey Arens, LPC Program Psychotherapist, Admissions Coordinator
  • Lisa Tiegleman-Koepp LPC, Program Psychotherapist

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