Addiction Resource Guide

Kartini Clinic
Eating Disorders Freestanding Outpatient Facility

The Program
"In Its Own Words"


Self Description:

"Kartini Clinic was established in 1998 to better serve children and adolescents (Ages 6-22) who suffer from eating disorders."

Treatment Philosophy:

"We believe that parents do not cause eating disorders and children do not choose to have them."

Family Program:

"We conduct weekly family therapy with Masters level therapists, as well as weekly parent/team group conference with the medical director."

Position On 12 Step Involvement:

"No position. Not a part of our treatment program."

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

"We believe that anorexia and bulimia are inherited conditions steered by powerful but poorly understood brain chemistry."

Additional Characteristics:

"The Kartini Clinic takes a biopsychosocial approach to eating disorders, with a strong medical component and emphasis on prompt, adequate weight restoration as a prequisite to normal growth and development."


    Population Served: Children and Adolescents from Ages 6 to 22

  • Last Year's Admissions:

    Total Adolescent Admits: 100
    Average Length of Stay Data Not Supplied
    Percent of Women 90%
    Percent under age 25 100%
    Percent with College Education: DNS
    Percent Covered by Public assistance 0%
    Receiving some form of psychiatric medication: 60%

  • Admissions Procedures:

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


Self-pay Cost: Varies
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 Oregon
Type of License: Dept. of Human Services, Health Services
Accredited by: Office of Mental Health & Addiction Services

Contact Information:

Admissions Telephone Number: (503) 249-8851
General Information: (503) 249-8851
Address: 2800 N. Vancouver, #118
Portland, OR 97227