Residential EATING DISORDER Treatment Program Overview:

At ‘Ai Pono Maui’s residential eating disorder treatment center for women, we provide comprehensive eating disorder treatment to address medical, nutritional, and therapeutic needs. Individual psychotherapy sessions will be three times per week and will include treatment for trauma and substance abuse, if necessary. Family involvement will be included as needed.  Our highly trained staff will be available 24/7 to provide individual support.

Nutrition therapy will be provided daily and will include supervised meals and snacks, as part of our eating disorder treatment program.  Individual sessions  with our registered dietitian are provided once per week.  Nutrition education groups are also provided on a weekly basis. Meals are prepared by our chef who will be working in conjunction with our dietitian to meet the nutritional needs of individual clients. Opportunities will be given for clients to practice self portioning and independent eating as they increase independence while moving through the eating disorder treatment program.

At ‘Ai Pono Maui’s residential eating disorder treatment center for women, all clients will have weekly visits with our consulting physician, who will work closely with staff to ensure that medical needs will be monitored and addressed.  Clients also have the opportunity to work with our psychiatrist as needed.

Our nursing staff is available 24/7.

Every morning will begin with a mindful walk.

Group sessions include:

  • DBT

  • Process Groups

  • Art therapy

  • Addictions

  • Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT)

  • Food & Feelings

  • Life Skills

  • Codependency

  • Use of metaphor and storytelling

  • Therapeutic Movement/Yoga

  • Nurse Education Group