Addiction Resource Guide

Castlewood Treatment Center
Eating Disorders Long Term Residential Program

The Program
"In Its Own Words"


Self Description:

"Castlewood provides an integrated model of therapies designed to address the underlying causes of the eating disorder and co-occurring disorders."

Treatment Philosophy:

"To provide the highest quality, multi-modal intervention to facilitate the fullest recovery possible."

Family Program:

"Family weekends, family therapy and multi-family didactic group therapy: by focusing on recognition of eating disorder pathology within the family system. Residents improve family functioning through the exploration of family rules, roles, feelings, needs and communication styles."

Position On 12 Step Involvement:

"12 Step group on-site once a week, and if appropriate clients may attend AA meetings."

Position On Approach to Compulsive Overeating vs. Anorexia/Bulimia:

"Treatment goals include understanding and developing healthy eating behaviours, increasing autonomy from compulsive patterns and facilitating an enchanced attitude toward self and body. We tailor each person's meal plan according to their unique goals."

Additional Characteristics:

"Body image work, movement therapy, Yoga and supervised exercise are tailored to each resident's needs in order to facilitate increased comfort and respect for the body. We offer a full continuum of care with transitional living. Multidisciplinary team includes: therapist experienced in the treatment of eatings disorders, nutritionists, nursing staff, family therapists, psychologist, psychiatrists, full-time chefs and expressive therapists."


    Number of Beds: 26
    Population Served: Clients 16 & older who have an eating disorder. Residents must be voluntary and able to access staff supports to stay safe. We can accept patients who require tube feeding but only those above 65% ideal body weight.

  • Last Year's Admissions:

    Total Annual Admits: 100
    Average Length of Stay 2-4 months
    Percent of Women 95%
    Percent under age 25 40%
    Percent with College Education: 60%
    Percent Covered by Public assistance 0%
    Receiving some form of psychiatric medication: 70%

  • Admissions Procedures:

    Night Admission Available: No
    Weekend Admission available: No
    Face to Face Interview or exam required before admission: No


Self-pay Cost: $1100 per day
Public Assistance coverage may be accepted: No
Medicare Coverage accepted: No
Insurance Coverage verified before admission: Yes
Follow-up Care included at no additional charge: No


Licensed by: State of Missouri
Type of License: Ambulatory Mental Health Facility
Accredited by: CARF

Contact Information:

Admissions Telephone Number: (636) 386-6611
General Information: (636) 386-6611
Address: 800 Holland Road
Ballwin, MO 63021-7230