Personalized Treatment, Comprehensive Care
Nestled in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada Mountains, Center for Hope of the Sierras provides an intimate setting ideal for healing and recovery for individuals suffering from anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, binge eating disorder, and related disorders. Center for Hope offers a residential treatment center (RTC), partial hospitalization program (PHP), and intensive outpatient program (IOP) for men, women, and adolescents. Residential programming is available for individuals age 16 and above, while PHP and IOP are open to individuals age 14 and above. We are proud to offer one of the country’s only specialized residential tracks for the complex treatment of co-occurring diabetes and eating disorders.
Residential treatment takes place in a beautiful country-style home set in a quiet neighborhood with large covered porches, lush lawns, beautiful trees, and an outdoor fire circle. Center for Hope’s treatment home has 10 beds, comfortable and cozy sitting areas, and an open and spacious floor plan. Supportive staff helps create and nurture a welcoming environment where residents can find themselves and recovery from their eating disorders.
Partial hospitalization and intensive outpatient treatment is offered just a few miles away from the residential home in a relaxed environment with multiple individual and group therapy rooms, a large teaching kitchen and family-style dining area, a welcoming art therapy room, and serene indoor and outdoor individual reflection areas.
At Center for Hope of the Sierras, it is our mission to welcome each person who enters our doors with excitement about their willingness to heal, and with respect for the courage it takes to enter treatment. We offer compassion, dignity, an individualized approach, and a commitment to each person’s unique healing process.
Our philosophy is that it is the individual’s right to define a sense of self. Our treatment program emphasizes the need for individuals to cope with the complex emotions that cause them to doubt this right, and highlights the importance of taking themselves and their physical and psychological needs seriously.
Center for Hope of the Sierras offers a variety of individual, family, and group therapies to promote healing and long-term recovery from eating disorders and associated co-morbid conditions. Our treatment program is remarkable for its strong emphasis on the Intuitive Eating philosophy and incorporation of Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT). Many different types of groups and therapies are provided and utilized based on an individual’s personal needs including: core values group, relapse prevention group, process group, pre- and post-meal groups, equine therapy, creative expressions art group, psychodrama, poetry group, meditation, anxiety management group, mindful movement group, body image group, life skills group, cooking skills group, yoga, massage, and more. All groups are provided by experienced, knowledgeable, and compassionate staff in ways that support and promote self-care and self-respect.