Contact us at 1.877.212.5457 | services@river-centre.org

Welcome to the River Centre Clinic

The River Centre Clinic (RCC) has almost two decades of experience providing innovative treatment to adults and adolescents suffering from eating disorders. Our ground-breaking approach to treatment, based on extensive experience and research, is designed to reduce costs without compromising our high quality of care. We pride ourselves in being just the right size – not too large so that patients risk becoming lost in the mix or too small where the critical mass of staff expertise can be lacking.

We have been pioneers in developing a now well-established therapy model that integrates individual, group, and family therapy. This model is linked to evidence-based treatment principles and has proven effective in helping program participants achieve symptom control and resolve the range of psychological concerns linked to the development and maintenance of eating disorders.

The RCC multidisciplinary staff is committed to providing specialized psychological and educational treatments in a safe and respectful setting. Our treatment representing medicine, nursing, psychology, social work, dietetics and other specialties is dedicated to helping women and men who suffer from eating disorders reclaim their lives and begin the journey toward lifelong health.

The RCC is located in a modern, spacious and tranquil setting in Sylvania Ohio, an historic suburb of Toledo, Ohio, and is designed to provide an attractive and safe alternative to hospital or hospital-based programs. The facility provides a unique therapeutic environment that is conducive to recovery.

If you want to learn more about our programs and determine if they meet your needs, call the toll-free number above to get confidential help now. Alternatively, complete the Initial Information Form by clicking the box below and an Intake Specialist will contact you.

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Eating Attitudes Test (EAT-26)

The EAT-26 is the most widely cited standardized self-report screening measure that may be able to help you determine if you have an eating disorder that needs professional attention. Take the EAT-26 now and get immediate and anonymous feedback.

  Eating Attitudes TestTake the EAT-26

Partial Hospitalization Program

The River Centre Clinic’s Partial Hospitalization Program (PHP) for adults combines 35 hours per week (5 days a week, 7 hours a day) of partial hospitalization treatment with the option of independent living arrangements in dormitory-style rooms in or near the main facility. The PHP is the most appropriate level of care for the vast majority of women and men who suffer from serious eating disorders. It provides a higher level of structure and support than is possible during outpatient treatment, but is also an effective, safe, and economical alternative to inpatient treatment.  Learn More  

Adolescent Residential Program

River Centre Clinic’s Adolescent Residential Program (ARP) is available for individuals between 12 and 17 years old and offers 24-hour care, 7 days a week. The Adolescent Residential Treatment Program offers a high level of intensity, structure, safety, and monitoring that is necessary for many adolescents with eating disorders. Program participants live in colorful, well-appointed rooms with one, two, or three other roommates and are monitored 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.  Learn more

Outpatient Treatment

The River Centre Clinic offers outpatient individual and family therapy for individuals suffering from eating disorders. We also have highly skilled therapists who provide outpatient services for individuals who do not have eating disorders. Call the Intake Coordinator at 419-885-8800 to discuss the availability and appropriateness of outpatient therapy.  Learn more

Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP) for Binge Eating Disorder

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Why Choose the River Centre Clinic?

  • Individualized Care: The RCC has more than 18 years of experience providing highly specialized and individually tailored care outside of the more restrictive hospital setting.
  • Positive Outcome: The RCC treatment is effective in helping those with serious eating disorders overcome symptoms without the restrictions of inpatient programs.
  • Economical: The best treatments are not the most expensive. We pride ourselves in offering the highest quality treatment at a very reasonable cost.
  • Living Arrangements: The adult PHP includes, at no charge, overnight stay in nicely furnished dormitory style rooms in the main facility during the week and weekend.
  • Adolescent Residential: The RCC offers residential treatment for adolescents as an economical alternative to hospitalization for adolescents with eating disorders.

Living Arrangements for Adults at no Cost

The River Centre Clinic offers an innovative independent living option for adult participants in the Partial Hospitalization Program (PHP) at no extra charge. Adults share nicely furnished college dormitory style rooms with one or two other adult roommates in the main treatment facility. This living arrangement provides structure, support and safety without the disadvantages of a restrictive hospital environment. It also allows participants to practice real-world activities such as shopping, meal planning, eating on weekends, and socializing with others. The independent living environment allows program participants to:

  • Practice learned behaviors outside of the treatment setting.
  • Practice Self-responsibility.
  • Test internalization of treatment principles.
  • Practice new communication patterns with family and friends.

Exceptional Staff

Patients are cared for by clinical staff that has achieved the highest level of training and experience. Each patient is treated with expertise and compassion by a professional team comprised of a primary therapist trained at the master’s or doctoral level, a psychiatrist or primary care provider, a social worker, a registered nurse, and nutrition staff. An educational coordinator is on sight to ensure that adolescent patients continue their academic progress. Medical and clinical staff members are available after regular program hours to meet any needs. Learn More

Individually Tailored Approach

Our innovative treatment programs for adults and adolescents are individually tailored to meet the complex and very specific needs of those with eating disorders.  Each program participant receives support and individual attention needed to make the life changes required to be free of eating disorder symptoms.  Separate programs are offered for adolescents and adults so that you know that you will be in treatment with others who are facing similar challenges.  We pride ourselves in being just the right size – not too large so that patients risk becoming lost in the mix or too small where the critical mass of staff expertise can be lacking. Each patient receives an individualized treatment plan that is developed and implemented by an interdisciplinary team of highly trained professional staff members.

We take pride in working with persons with language, hearing, vision, and other special needs by involving other agencies and professionals to supplement and individualize the care that we provide at the River Centre Clinic.

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