Eating Concerns Program

Eating Concerns

About the Eating Concerns Treatment Team

The Eating Concerns Treatment Team (ECTT) offers specialized services for individuals with eating and body image issues. ASU utilizes a multidisciplinary approach to treatment in order to most effectively address the dietary, medical, and emotional/psychological aspects of an eating concern.

Our providers are skilled, caring professionals including: physicians, physician assistants, psychologists, counselors, and a registered dietitian. Using this multidisciplinary team approach, we provide the following services:

  • Assessment of eating concerns
  • Medical evaluation by a physician, physician assistant, or registered nurse
  • Individual and/or group therapy sessions by therapists trained in this area
  • Nutrition counseling by a registered dietitian

Who can Benefit?

  • Students of any gender who struggle with eating and/or body image can receive ECTT services.
  • Concerned friends or family can utilize the ECTT as a source of information and guidance.
  • ASU faculty and staff can utilize the ECTT as a referral, for information, and/or consultation.

The Coordinator

The ECTT Coordinator is housed in the ASU Counseling Center and serves as the central contact person for the eating concerns client, members of the treatment team, and concerned family, friends or staff members.

Questions, concerns, referrals and requests for more information should be directed to the ECTT Coordinator at (828) 262-3180.

 

To Make an Appointment

To start services with the ECTT, please visit the Counseling Center during Initial Consultation hours. During this initial appointment, you will be referred for a consult with the ECTT Coordinator. Depending on your healthcare needs, the Coordinator will schedule your appointments with a physician, dietitian, and/or Counseling Center staff member.

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Care is Confidential

The Eating Concerns program provides confidential care to program participants. Information is released only with an individual's written consent, except when legally mandated or in life-threating emergencies.

Program Hours

Services provided by the Eating Concerns Program are Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Hours vary according to provider's schedules.

Important Contacts

  • Eating Concerns Program Coordinator:  262-3180

  • Health Services:  262-3100

  • Counseling Center: 262-3180

  • Nutritionist / ASU Student Wellness Center: 262-3148

  • On Campus Emergency: 8000

  For a PDF copy of the Eating Concerns brochure which includes eating concerns information, and a list of resources can be downloaded here.

 

Emergency Services

The Counseling Center offers after-hours emergency coverage for urgent mental health concerns such as suicidal thoughts, sexual assault, and other trauma.  Call the Counseling Center at 828-262-3180 and select the option to speak with the counselor on-call.

During operating hours, students in crisis can walk in any time.

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Contact Us
 

  

Physical Address: 
1st Floor, Miles Annas Building
614 Howard Street 
Boone, NC 28608-2044

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 32044
Boone, NC 28608

Phone: 828-262-3180
Fax: 828-262-3182

Hours of Operation:
Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m-5:00 p.m

Initial Consultation Hours:
Monday - Friday:
8:30-11:00 a.m. & 1:00-4:00 p.m.

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