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See Inside The Center for Eating Disorders at Sheppard Pratt

Welcome to The Center for Eating Disorders in Baltimore, Maryland. After more than 20 years, much growth and a major renovation during our move to Sheppard Pratt Hospital in 2005, our program continues to be one of the nation’s leading treatment centers for individuals with eating disorders. Most recently, The Center opened a new, fully-renovated unit that caters specifically to the needs of children age 15 and under.

You can browse our photo gallery to get a look inside the facility and see important features of the Adult & Older Adolescent program as well as the Child & Adolescent program, throughout each level of care. If you want a more extensive view, visit our 360ْ virtual tours.

Meet The Professionals

Click on the video links below for insight into The Center for Eating Disorders’ program philosophy and to hear more about our events, outreach initiatives, and various therapeutic approaches to eating disorder treatment.

Dr. Harry Brandt, M.D., Director

Dr. Harry Brandt speaks about the program philosophy at the Center for Eating Disorders.

Dr. Steven Crawford, M.D., Associate Director

Dr. Steven Crawford describes the scope of programs at the Center for Eating Disorders.

Julia Anderson, M.A., ATR-BC., Coordinator of Expressive Arts Therapy

Expressive Therapy

Kim Andersen, Ph.D., Director of Psychology

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

Dina Wientge, LCSW-C, Senior Social Worker

Family Therapy

Amy Ethridge, Occupational Therapist

Occupational Therapy

Jill Seewagen, RD.LDN, Nutritionist

Nutritional Therapy

Marissa Maravi, RNC, MSN

Nursing Care

Join the Conversation

There's only one way to know what someone is really thinking. Find out how to check in and provide support if someone you love is showing signs of an eating disorder.

Let's Check In

Downloadable Resources Online Assessment

Free Weekly Support Group

Join us each week from 7:00 to 8:30 PM for a recovery-focused support group open to anyone struggling with any type of eating disorder as well as friends, family and support people. This group is FREE and facilitated by a licensed clinician.

Every Wednesday

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