Initial Assessment
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.

Outpatient Services
Our therapists provide outpatient treatment for males and females of all ages.  Frequency is determined at the initial assessment and based on need.

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.  

CEDS Supervision
Brooke is an iaedp Approved Supervisor for those pursuing a Certification as an Eating Disorders Specialist (CEDS).  Contact Brooke at 260-358-7180 or bfarrington.fsc@gmail.com if you are interested in supervision or have questions about specializing in eating disorders.

Ethics Consultations
PROFESSOR Josh Farrington, Clinical Bioethicist, provides ethical consultations for individuals and families as well as professionals.  Contact him at jfarrington.fsc@gmail.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 ewalworth.fsc@gmail.com for further information.  


ANAD Eating disorder support group
We are excited to host an ANAD eating disorder support group free to the public to start on Thursday, November 3, 2016 at 6:00pm. This group will run the 1st and 3rd Thursdays of the month from 6:00pm-7:00pm.  Group will be facilitated by Danielle Allen, MSW intern and other recovered individuals.  

Our passion at Farrington Specialty Counseling Inc. is to serve the best way we know how, by sharing our own stories and combining our professional and personal experiences to walk along side those we serve on there journey to true and lasting healing.

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