NEW! BINGE EATING INTENSIVE OUTPATIENT PROGRAM (BE-IOP)
We are excited announce a Binge eating IOP at Farrington Specialty Counseling. Our specialized treatment team for this program consists of therapists Erica Walworth and Bethany Pruitt, Dr. Sheila Irick, Board Certified Psychiatrist, and Ann Reidenbach, Registered Dietitian. The program is a 6 week program, group sessions being held three days a week for three hours per session. Group sessions will include nutrition counseling with a focus on intuitive eatingand 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 us at 260-358-7180 for more information or to schedule an assessment. Our next session will be starting soon.
Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP)
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 team leader, Brooke Farrington, Dr. Sheila Irick, our Board Certified Psychiatrist, and Ann Reidenbach, our Registered Dietitian. The program is a 8 week program, 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 Brooke at 260-358-7180 for more information or to schedule an assessment. Our next session will be starting soon.
Outpatient Intensive Program (OPIP)
The Outpatient Intensive will run for 6 weeks and will include 2 hour group meetings twice per week. Group members will also continue weekly individual sessions with their primary therapist and attend a bimonthly outpatient group. Group sessions will include nutrition counseling, daily snacks, and snack challenges, daily therapy groups utilizing many topics and techniques, including experiential, that will be tailored to meet the needs of the group.
Self Image Intensive Group (SII)
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.
Professional Consultation and Speaking Engagements
Brooke is available for speaking engagements upon request. Eating disorders are highly complex disorders. As an eating disorder specialist, Brooke Farrington MSW, LSCW, CEDS-S is available for professional consultations on cases and/or education for professional growth.
Brooke is an iaedp Approved Supervisor for those pursuing a Certification as an Eating Disorders Specialist (CEDS). Contact Brooke at 260-358-7180 or firstname.lastname@example.org if you are interested in supervision or have questions about specializing in eating disorders.
PROFESSOR Josh Farrington, Clinical Bioethicist, provides ethical consultations for individuals and families as well as professionals. Contact him at email@example.com for additional information.
Free Support Group for Families and Loved Ones
Farrington Specialty Counseling Inc. partners with Reidenbach Nutrition and L. Smith Counseling to offer a free monthly support group for families and loved ones! If someone you love suffers from an eating disorder, please join us for guidance, connection, and support!
Compulsive Overeating Therapy Group
We are now offering 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 Erica at firstname.lastname@example.org for further information.