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The EDCD have signed with Sigmund and we welcome them to the fold. Eating Disorder Center of Denver is one of the nation's foremost centers for the diagnosis and treatment of the full range of eating disorders and a member of the Eating Disorders Coalition. Based on an individual's particular clinical needs, they offer a variety of treatment levels, including a partial hospitalization program, intensive outpatient programs, nutritional counseling, outpatient therapy and an evening treatment program.

Eating Disorder Center of Denver’s integrated approach for diagnosing and treating eating disorders follows the evidence-based biological-psychological-social-spiritual model focusing on healing the "whole" person, with the understanding that eating disorders are often associated with other conditions, such as depression, anxiety disorder and obsessive-compulsive disorder. Therefore all treatment plans are personalized to ensure recovery for each patient, utilizing the bio-psycho-social-spiritual approach complimented with their own unique methodology CAMSA™(Connection, Acceptance, Mindfulness, Sense of Self and Action). This mindfulness-based treatment model guides individuals through recovery and beyond, because every individual deserves a healthy life.

From our blog

Healthcare Paperwork Wastes $375 Billion Per Year 

A research study published in the BMC Health Services Research journal claims that over $375 billion per year is wasted on bureaucratic paper work and inefficiency. The primary cause? An overly complex multi-payer healthcare financing system which multiplies paperwork exponentially.

The four-person research team behind the report carry a lot of academic weight. Among their many accomplishments, two of the authors are Harvard Medical School lecturers, one is a teaching UC San Francisco medical economist, and one a Yale Masters’ degree graduate pursuing doctoral studies at George Washington University.

The team believes that medical billing and insurance red tape are fundamental factors which inflate annual healthcare costs unnecessarily, to the tune of around $471 billion in 2012. Their analysis indicates that 80 percent of this is waste, which could be avoided with changes to the current healthcare system.