Addiction Resource Guide

The Klarman Eating Disorders Center at McLean Hospital
Psychiatric Hospital with Eating Disorder Patients Housed Separately

The Program
"In Its Own Words"


Self Description:

"A balanced, comprehensive treatment approach is offered that includes an intensive residential and transitional partial hospital program with a referral network for outpatient care."

Treatment Philosophy:

"Treatment plans are specifically designed for each patient and at each level of care and based on a contract with the patient, her family and McLean staff. Plans are continually reviewed and renegotiated as needed."

Family Program:

"Family therapy is a mandatory part of the program and families from out of the area may participate in person or by telephone."

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

"We do not treat compulsive overeating."

Additional Characteristics:

"Our program offers an academic classroom and an expressive arts studio."


    Number of Beds: 20
    Population Served: Females between the ages of 13 and 23

  • Last Year's Admissions:

    Total Annual Admits: Data Not Supplied
    Average Length of Stay 4-6 weeks
    Percent of Women 100%
    Percent under age 25 100%
    Percent with College Education: DNS
    Percent Covered by Public assistance 0%
    Receiving some form of psychiatric medication: DNS

  • Admissions Procedures:

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


Self-pay Cost: $900 per week
Public Assistance coverage may be accepted: No
Medicare Coverage accepted: Yes
Insurance Coverage verified before admission: Yes
Follow-up Care included at no additional charge: No


Licensed by: Massachusetts Dept. of Early Education & Care
Type of License: Group Care
Accredited by: Joint Commission/Behavioral Health Care Accreditation

Contact Information:

Admissions Telephone Number: (617) 855-3410
General Information: (617) 855-3410
Address: 115 Mill Street
Belmont, MA 02478