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FAIRFAX EATING DISORDER PROGRAM

Fairfax, VA

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CENTER FOR DISCOVERY

5343 Summit Drive
Fairfax, VA 22030
PH 866.482.3876
Hours 24/7

PROGRAM FEATURES

Residential Treatment

All Genders
Ages 10-18

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Center for Discovery Fairfax is a residential eating disorder treatment center that has provided residential and partial hospitalization treatment to patients of all genders ages 10-18. Center for Discovery Fairfax serves Northern Virginia, Washington D.C. and Southern Maryland, including Baltimore. 

In addition to receiving evidence-based therapies, patients all have the opportunity to put “joyful” back into movement through yoga and other activities. 

This adolescent gender-inclusive treatment center provides patients with group therapy, structured and monitored mealtimes, group social events, family therapy and individual therapy – all with a Health at Every Size® (HAES®) philosophy. The center’s homelike setting allows patients to practice dialectal behavior therapy (DBT)-informed skills in a real-life setting. Yoga therapy is offered twice weekly.

Dietary Program: Handling Eating Disorder Treatment with CARE

Healing, growth and a positive relationship with food is possible with the Center for Discovery Dietary Program. Our approach the CARE-CFD Model, which stands for “consistent attuned relational eating.” This means patients have the steadiness of a dietary plan that is adaptable to what’s happening in their life. The CARE-CFD Model embraces: trauma-focused nutrition therapy; collaboration between patients and the care team; responsiveness to the whole body, including being in tune with the nervous system; and weight inclusivity.

Insurances Accepted at CFD Fairfax

Insurances we accept include but are not limited to Employee Health Network (EHN), MCCP (Medical Cost Containment Professionals, LLC), OPTUM BH (PBH, UHC, UBH) and UNICARE – Beacon HS. Please remember that the insurances we accept change frequently. Our insurance team will verify your coverage.

*Health At Every Size® and HAES® are registered trademarks of the Association for Size Diversity and Health and used with permission.

MEET THE TEAM

Tatiana Menick, MD

PSYCHIATRIST

Natalie Irvin, MD

PHYSICIAN

Cat Saffarinia, MS

Dietitian

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*

“CFD was extremely helpful in my recovery and enabled me to feel comfortable. I was able to express my emotions and struggles with the clients and staff, and I got a lot of support throughout my journey. – E.Z., former CFD Fairfax patient

“I have experienced so much love and acceptance here. I also learned so much about my eating disorder and how it impacted me. I have grown so much here, and I am so thankful for everything that I have learned and all the wisdom and support that I have gained.” – M.M., former patient at CFD Fairfax

*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).

Support Group

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.

Preferred In-Network Provider for All Major Health Insurance

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