United States of America

Monte Nido and affiliates

Residential treatment centers in California, Massachussetts, New York and Oregon

Website: http://www.montenido.com/

Monte Nido is a private organization specializing in eating disorder. Prof. Carolyn Costin opened the Monte Nido in 1996 as a result of 20 years of experience and clinical practice in the field of eating disorders. Most of the staff are specialists who had been recovered from eating disorders.

Treatment is aimed at women aged 16 to 65 years with symptoms of anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa and exercise addiction. Monte Nido programme involves a holistic approach to diet, exercise and problems with body image, as well aw professional support in a friendly environment. Each beneficiary gets her own plan of psychotherapy, diet and exercise, which is re-evaluated in accordance with the progress of the patient. The treatment programme is divided into specific levels through which each patient passes at her own pace.

Interesting fact:

Carolyin Costin is the author of a four books about eating disorders; 100 Questions and Answers, 8 Keys to Recovery from an Eating Disorder, The Eating Disorder Sourcebook and Your Dieting Daughter.  Besides mentioned books, Carolyn Costin is the author of many scientific and popular articles with the topic of eating disorders, as well as many speeches at international symposiums. 

 Carolyn Costin, founder of Monte Nido