**Free** Support Groups

Everyone deserves treatment. Everyone deserves recovery.

 Please join our free monthly support group, led by a licensed therapist.

 

 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 and for family and friends
  • 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.

 

2016 Schedule - Saturdays 10:00-11:30 AM

 

  • January 14, 2017
  • February 4, 2017
  • March 25, 2017

 

 

  • April 8, 2017
  • May 27, 2017
  • June 10, 2017

 


  • If weather is inclement, listen to KYW (1060) radio for cancellations or call Belmont at 215-877-2000
  • Cell phones, recorders, cameras (and other equipment) are not permitted according to facility security regulations

  • Food and drinks (except water) are not permitted

AABA Support Group is led by a licensed therapist

Support Group Leader, Melissa Harrison, MA. is a Licensed Professional Counselor who received her MA in Clinical Psychology from WCU, and then worked at the Renfrew Center. Melissa proceeded to co-found The Center for Hope & Health, LLC in Ardmore, Pa., where she specializes in evidence-based outpatient treatment for eating disorders. She also is an adjunct instructor at Temple University.

 

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.

If you are a treatment professional and would like to help...

If you are a local treatment professional who would like to provide a presentation to this group, please contact AABA at: aabaphilly@gmail.com

 

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