The first step is to obtain a comprehensive initial assessment to determine the level of care and treatment plan to meet your needs. This can be scheduled by calling 260-358-7180.
Our therapists provide outpatient treatment for individuals of all genders and of all ages and their loved ones. Frequency is determined at the initial assessment and based on need.
Our Intensive Outpatient Program is the only Eating Disorder specific IOP in the Fort Wayne area. The specialized treatment team for this program consists of our Founder and Executive Director, Brooke Farrington, IOP Director Bethany Pruitt, Dr. Sheila Irick, our Board Certified Psychiatrist, and Ann Reidenbach, our Registered Dietitian. This 8 week program consists of group sessions being held three days a week for three hours per session. Group sessions will include nutrition counseling, daily snacks, snack and meal challenge outings, and daily therapy sessions tailored to meet the needs of the group. IOP also includes a Family Day, providing education to family members and an opportunity for clients and loved ones to communicate in a safe, objective environment. Please contact Admissions at 260-358-7180 or firstname.lastname@example.org for more information or to schedule an assessment.
The self image intensive group is a program focused on challenging negative self image and developing a more realistic, positive perception of self. The group will be experiential in nature, utilizing creative arts, movement, psychodrama, and metaphors to aid individuals in finding their true selves and learning to express themselves in healthy ways. The Self Image Intensive is designed for individuals with eating disorders and body image and/or self image disturbances. These individuals need to be well on the road to recovery.
We periodically offer an 8 week Compulsive Overeating Therapy Group led by Erica Walworth, MS, LMFT, RDN, CD and Ann Reidenbach MPH, RD, CD. This group will explore your relationship with food, finding ways to create more positive feelings, how to function in social settings, and other pertinent topics. Call our office or email email@example.com for further information.
Are you a current or past client of Farrington Specialty Centers, Reidenbach Nutrition, or L.Smith Counseling seeking additional support? Then please join us every 1st and 3rd Monday of the month, from 6:00pm - 7:00pm, for our closed recovery based support group. This is a great opportunity to connect with others who understand the struggle and to build healthy relationships and positive support on your journey to healing. This support group is NOT meant to be a substitute for treatment. All participants are are encouraged to be in treatment with a specialized eating disorder treatment team. The support group is intended to be supplemental to ongoing treatment within a supportive environment.
Do you have a loved one that is struggling with an eating disorder? If you are concerned about someone you love, please come connect with us every 1st and 3rd Monday of the month, from 6:00pm - 7:00pm!
*You or your loved one does not need to be a past or current client for you to attend.
This eight-week group will offer participants practical and realistic ways to step out of the cycle of compulsive overeating. Participants will identify the emotional and physiological factors contributing to their eating behavior. The therapeutic approach is rooted in mindfulness and intuitive eating, and does not promote intentional weight loss. An assessment is required prior to admission to the group.
We are excited to announce that we are expanding our services to include an alumni program for all who have completed and graduated from Farrington’s IOP and/or PHP programs.The purpose of the alumni program is to provide an opportunity for graduates to stay connected with our team and others in recovery and to effectively measure outcomes and successes in recovery.
Clients who would like to become an alumni will be asked to sign an agreement committing to completing surveys, outcome measures throughout the first year of recovery, and agreeing to guidelines for alumni events. Our plan is to get together on a quarterly basis beginning in the new year. Details will be sent prior to each event for all approved registrations. So, if you are one of our graduates and would like to gather with our staff and others who have completed our program, please click the link to complete an alumni program application. We will then reach out to you directly with details.