**Free** Support Groups

Everyone deserves treatment. Everyone deserves recovery.


 Please join our free monthly support group, led by a licensed therapist. Support groups are usually held on the second Sunday morning of the month.


 Support groups are a vital part of treatment and recovery. We look forward to having you join us!


  • Support and information for people with eating disorders 
  • Led by a licensed therapist
  • Member of ANAD's national network of support groups
  • Held monthly in a spacious conference room at Belmont Behavioral Hospital in Philadelphia, Pa. (see Directions and map)*
  • Free parking
  • Accessible by public transportation (SEPTA) 
  • For more information about how support groups assist with treatment and recovery, click here


2020 Schedule - Second Sundays 10:00-11:30 AM*

What you need to know about attending the group...


  • Please check the Facebook Page or website prior to attending group to ensure that the group has not been cancelled for any unforeseen reason.


  • Please do not call the Belmont Center for information about the AABA support group, since they may not be able to provide information. Thank you.


  • Cell phones, recorders, cameras (and other equipment) are not permitted according to facility security regulations

  • Food and drinks (except water) are not permitted



*Please note that while the parking lot at the Belmont Center is under construction, there may be some disruption in ease of access.


Parking is available in the lot facing Ford Road, marked "visitor parking."


Please follow signs to enter through the main entrance of the inpatient building (next to the maroon awning, facing Monument Road), and ask staff at the front desk for directions to the conference room where the AABA support group meeting is held.



AABA Support Group is led by a licensed therapist

Madeline Gray, LSW is a licensed social worker who received her MSW from the University of Pennsylvania. Madeline currently co-leads an outpatient eating disorder recovery group in Philadelphia and provides counseling at Doane Academy. She has previously worked as a psychotherapist at Belmont’s Eating Disorder programs and Jefferson’s Substance Abuse programs. In her spare time, Madeline enjoys practicing & teaching yoga, reading, and cooking.



Please note: Although we offer a monthly support group and referrals for treatment, we cannot provide therapeutic guidance or crisis management. The use of this support group, website or e-mail does NOT constitute a patient-caregiver relationship and any material or content uploaded is for informational purposes. If you are experiencing an emergency, please call 911 or go to your nearest emergency room.


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