An intensive outpatient program provides comprehensive care for people with eating disorders. At the Kahm Center IOP, participants can continue living at home, attending school, or working while participating in the program.
IOPs usually involve group therapy sessions, and individual counseling sessions held several times per week. They also often include family therapy and nutritional counseling sessions. IOP's goal is to offer intensive care without needing an overnight stay, as required in a residential facility.
Intensive outpatient programs for eating disorders help treat all different subtypes of eating disorders and can have customized treatment based on individual needs. Treatments will vary based on the type of eating disorder that is diagnosed.
The most common forms of eating disorders treated in IOP include: