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Welcome to EDCASA. We are a San Antonio treatment resource for Anorexia, Bulimia, and Binge-Eating Disorder. Our patients come for day treatment and intensive outpatient care from all over South Texas.
EDCASA provides effective, evidence- based, comprehensive day and outpatient treatment for persons seeking to reclaim their lives from Anorexia, Bulimia and Binge-Eating Disorder.
Clinical Co-Directors and owners Susan C. Mengden, PhD, CEDS and Kay Watt, MAPC, LPC, CEDS have years of successful experience treating all types of Eating Disorders. They are innovators in the introduction of DBT Day Treatment and Intensive Outpatient Treatment in the state of Texas. Commitment to community education about eating disorder diagnosis and prevention have been part of the services provided to the South Texas community by EDCASA since opening in 2007. Partnering with local universities to remain at the leading edge of evidence based treatment and training of the next generation of eating disorder specialists for service in the community are driving passions for Kay Watt and Susan Mengden.
EDCASA has partnered with Eating Recovery Center, an international eating disorders treatment center providing all levels of care to women, men and children with the full range of eating disorder diagnoses.
The relationship with Eating Recovery Center fuses the trust and confidence earned from EDCASA providing seven years of specialized eating disorders care to patients and families in the South Texas region with the reputation, resources and expertise of an international provider of comprehensive eating disorders treatment led by the field’s experts. Close connection to an eating disorders treatment center with the full spectrum of programs and services yields many benefits to EDCASA’s patients, families and referring professionals, including:
- Best practice sharing with the field’s esteemed experts
- Access to a higher level of care resource for our patients requiring inpatient hospitalization and/or residential treatment, and
- Resources to expand our treatment programming to help more individuals touched by these serious illnesses
Together, Eating Recovery Center and EDCASA will expand access to comprehensive, specialized eating disorder treatment for patients and families in the South Texas region. Learn more about Eating Recovery Center here.
- See the Story on FOX 29 male with eating disorder gets help at EDCASA
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