Intensive Outpatient program (IOP)

IF YOU ARE IN NEED OF INTENSIVE TREATMENT, Please contact us as soon as possible to begin the process.

Farrington Specialty Counseling Inc. offers a 8-week open Eating Disorder Specific Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP).

 Our  specialized treatment team consists of our Founder and Executive Director, Brooke  Farrington, Certified Eating Disorder Specialist, Bethany Pruitt, our IOP Director, Dr. Shiela Irick, Board Certified Psychiatrist, and Ann  Reidenbach, Registered Dietitian.

The program runs three days a week from 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm. Each group member will  be recommended to a minimum of an 8 week stay in the program.

Group  sessions include nutrition counseling, daily snacks, snack and meal  challenge outings, daily therapy groups utilizing many topics and  techniques, including experiential, that will be tailored to meet the  needs of the group.  IOP also consists of a Family Day held periodically, which will include education on eating  disorders and an opportunity for clients and loved ones to communicate  in a safe, objective environment.

Individuals who are appropriate  for the program are any gender 14 years and older who display  signs of an eating disorder and body image disturbances.  Each  individual will need a full assessment provided by Brooke Farrington,  LCSW, CEDS-S or Bethany Pruitt, LCSW, RYT-200, to determine level of care and appropriateness for the  group.  Each member of the group will also need to complete a  psychiatric  assessment with Dr. Irick (office: 317-843-9922) and a  nutrition assessment with Ann Reidenbach (office: 260-433-3877).

If you know of anyone who you feel is in need of specialized treatment, please contact Brenda Jordan, our Admissions Coordinator,  at 260-358-7180 or for more information and to schedule an assessment.