Addiction Resource Guide

CEDAR Associates, PC
Eating Disorders Freestanding Outpatient Facility

The Program
"In Its Own Words"


Self Description:

"Outpatient eating disorder treatment from a multidisciplinary perspective and team approach including, individual/group/family psychotherapy, nutritional counseling, medical, psychiatric, psychoeducation."

Treatment Philosophy:

"CEDAR respects the autonomy of each individual and unique circumstances under which each individual has arrived; the essence of relationship, mutual respect, trust in the treatment process is the cornerstone of healing and growth."

Family Program:

"Families of adolescents, children and usually young adults are routine component of care. We utilize family systems approach with members, in that the individual with eating disorder is carrying symptom for the entire family. Routine psychoeducation provided to families."

Position On 12 Step Involvement:

"Support 12 Step as component of eating disorder recovery when patient has chosen 12 Step approach. Mandatory 12 Step involvement when drugs/alcohol diagnosis made in conjuntion with eating disorder diagnosis."

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

"Other than medical needs of the patients which can be very different, psychological approach similar. We do not advocate food restriction (ie no sugar, no white flour). We teach integration of all emotional states and as a methaphor for all foods."

Additional Characteristics:

"CEDAR incorporates psychodynamic, relational, feminist psychoanalytic, and cognitive behavioral approaches in treatment in adition to treating the medical aspects of the disorders. CEDAR works collaboratively with area physicians and psychiatrists with expertise in eating disorders and works closely with residential treatment faciltiies and hospitals for patients needing a higher level of care."


    Population Served: No restrictions

  • Last Year's Admissions:

    Total Adolescent Admits: 75
    Total Adult Admits: 65
    Average Length of Stay 1+ years
    Percent of Women 95%
    Percent under age 25 30%
    Percent with College Education: 60%
    Percent Covered by Public assistance 0%
    Receiving some form of psychiatric medication: 40%

  • Admissions Procedures:

    Night Admission Available: Yes (until 9 PM)
    Weekend Admission available: Yes
    Face to Face Interview or exam required before admission: No


Self-pay Cost per week: $40-$105 ($125 initial consultation)
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 New York
Type of License: Individual Practitioners
Accredited by: None

Contact Information:

Admissions Telephone Number: (914) 244-1904 (Mt. Kisco); (914) 472-4019 (Scarsdale)
General Information: (914) 244-1904 (Mt. Kisco); (914) 472-4019 (Scarsdale)
Address: 67 South Bedford Rd., Mt. Kisco, NY 10549
Apple Bank Plaza, 1075 Central Ave., Scarsdale, NY