At MassGeneral for Children at North Shore Medical Center, our experienced nutritionist offers ongoing outpatient care to children and adolescents under the age of 18 with eating disorders. Eating disorders are complicated psychological illnesses which often result in serious medical complications. Treatment of eating disorders requires a team approach with qualified clinicians, including an experienced nutritionist.
- Meal planning and the resumption of a nutritionally complete intake.
- Individualized assistance in gaining a greater understanding of the role of nutrition in mental, emotional and physical well being.
- High level of communication with other members of the patient’s care team, including his or her family, physician, individual therapist, medication provider and any social services team members.