Teenage Eating Disorders

Fairwinds Treats Eating Disorders
for Adolescent Males & Females

Only 1 in 10 men and women with eating disorders seek treatment. If your teenager is suffering from an eating disorder, it’s crucial they receive help immediately by professionals such as those at Fairwinds Treatment Center. Led by globally renowned eating disorder expert Dr. Pauline Powers, our team emphasizes comprehensive healing by using clinical treatment and therapeutic counseling to help our patients achieve lasting and sustainable wellness.

Fairwinds Treatment Center helps both male and female adolescents to recover from eating disorders such as anorexia and bulimia. As a dually licensed eating disorder treatment centers, Fairwinds not only treats a teenager’s condition, but also the underlying causes behind the disorder. During treatment , we strive to improve the communication between adolescents and their parents and siblings, to establish positive family dynamics and pave the way for long-term health.

If your child is participating in our residential eating disorder program, we encourage you to make frequent visits as your child recovers. You may also attend our weekly on-site parent education and support group to help you grapple with your loved one’s illness.

National Eating Disorder Awareness Week is a time to talk about eating disorders.

Eating Disorder treatment programs at Fairwinds Treatment Center are customized to fit each individual’s needs. We understand the special requirements of adolescent patients and work to ensure these needs are met so treatment can be administered.  

School Work:

Adolescent patients in school are provided with ample time for school work. We also work with the Pinellas County School Board to assist with current education needs and can facilitate online coursework if needed.  

Family Visits:

Family support is crucial to successfully treat an adolescent eating disorder. We encourge family visits and invite family members to participate in family therapy. 


Adolescnt patients at Fairwinds Treatment Center are supervised 24/7. We understand our young patients require additional care and ensure they are safe and secure while admitted to Fairwinds. 



Individualized Treatment for Teenagers with Eating Disorders

At Fairwinds Treatment Center in Clearwater, Florida, we provide a unique and effective treatment approach that combines psychological and emotional support with nutritional guidance.

Our medical professionals know that every patient is fighting their own intensely personal battle. With that in mind, our Eating Disorder programs are tailored to the needs of each individual and their family.

We operate a small, comfortable residential treatment center where you or your loved one can take the time necessary to truly heal.

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Why Choose Fairwinds Treatment Center

Fairwinds Treatment Center is one of the top eating disorder treatment centers in the world. Our specialists, Dr. Khal El-Yousef and Dr. Pauline Powers, understand the complexities of these ailments and the underlying psychological conditions that cause them, and implement clinically backed methods to help adult men and women and adolescent boys and girls uncover and overcome the root causes of their disorders, even while assisting in their physical recovery.

Dr. Pauline Powers is nationally and internationally recognized as a leading researcher, educator and trainer in the continually evolving field of eating disorder treatment, and has 40 years of experience fighting this fight. She currently sits on the Scientific Board of Directors of the National Eating Disorders Screening Program and the Editorial Board of the Eating Disorders Review and has also served as the founding President of the Academy for Eating Disorders (AED), President of the National Eating Disorders Association (NEDA) and founding member of the Eating Disorders Research Society.

If you or your loved one is struggling with an eating disorder, there is no time to waste. Contact Fairwinds Treatment Center today by phone or via our online form to start the journey toward treatment and recovery.

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