Center for Discovery Dunwoody, Georgia is a residential eating disorder treatment center that serves patients of all genders ages 11-18. This center opened in January 2017. Dunwoody is a northern suburb 30 minutes from Atlanta located in DeKalb County, Georgia. Center for Discovery Dunwoody serves patients from Georgia, Florida, North Carolina, South Carolina, Kentucky, southeast Tennessee and Alabama. Treatment modalities we offer include cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), exposure & response prevention (ERP) and dialectical behavior therapy (DBT).
In addition to receiving evidence-based therapies, patients all have the opportunity to put “joyful” back into movement through yoga and other activities.
Insurances we accept include but are not limited to BCBS – GA, Cigna / Great West, HMC, Multi-Plan and TriCare East – Humana. Please remember that the insurances we accept change frequently. Our insurance team will verify your coverage.
This adolescent, gender-inclusive program provides six beds in a residential home setting and offers individualized care and practices a Health at Every Size® (HAES®) philosophy.
Residential treatment at Center for Discovery Dunwoody, Georgia, is a high level of care that provides 24-hour care to patients where they engage in group therapy, structured and monitored mealtimes, group social events, family therapy and individual therapy. Weight restoration is the primary goal of eating disorder residential treatment. Additionally, scheduled mealtimes occur with other patients under staff supervision and patients have personal meal plans where in which they meet with their dietitian to discuss the specific requirements of each meal as part of weight restoration therapy in residential treatment.
*Health At Every Size® and HAES® are registered trademarks of the Association for Size Diversity and Health and used with permission.
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Here’s What Patients Say After Completing Treatment*
- 97% can identify their triggers*
- 97% believe they can help themselves get better*
- 96% understand when to ask for help*
“Our experience at Center for Discovery was top notch. We are incredibly grateful to them for not only their professionalism, but their knowledge as well as compassion for our daughter and family.” – Sarah S., parent of CFD alumni
“This experience was life-changing.” – Mave C., former patient at CFD
*Percentage includes adult and adolescent patients who admitted to the Center for Discovery program in 2021 (between 1/1/2021 and 12/31/2021) and completed the Recovery Assessment Scale (RAS, N=2,644). Average treatment range 41.3 days for those who completed treatment (did not discharge to higher level of care, due to insurance, against treatment advice transfer or administratively).
This location provides free online eating disorder support groups. Our online support groups vary. Find out more about how to join our free support groups.