Our History & Mission

We offer healing and hope for a lasting recovery to individuals and families who are suffering with an eating disorder or are experiencing mood, anxiety or trauma-related disorders.

Your Place for Healing and Lasting Recovery

Headquartered in Denver, Colorado, Eating Recovery Center and Pathlight Mood & Anxiety Center is an international center for eating disorders and mood, anxiety and trauma-related disorders recovery providing comprehensive treatment for anorexia, bulimia, binge eating disorder, depressive disorders, anxiety disorders and PTSD. We offer the full spectrum of treatment services adults, adolescents and children of all genders, including Inpatient, Residential, Partial Hospitalization and Outpatient programs.

Utilizing a full continuum of care, we provide expert behavioral health and medical treatment for eating disorders and mood, anxiety and trauma-related disorders in an environment of compassion, collaboration, integrity, inclusivity, accountability and flexibility

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Core Values


We care about and for our patients, their families, ourselves, and each other. We lead with empathy and an open heart, honoring the profound impact they make, not just in the moment, but for a lifetime.


When we work together, we inspire each other to do great things. Seeking out diverse perspectives, communicating openly, and connecting with others is how we create the best paths forward for our patients and their families.


We say what we mean and do what we say. We are honest and open, earning the trust of our patients, their families, referring providers, and each other.


We seek and we value teammates of different backgrounds, lived experiences, and perspectives. When all teammates and patients are welcomed as their whole selves, we flourish as a community and best support our patients’ mental health journeys.


We take ownership of our words and actions, as well as the impact they have on those around us. It’s our responsibility to honor our individual and team commitments.


By staying curious, we continuously learn more about our field, others, and ourselves. With the support and strength of our community, we embrace and drive change in order to explore new possibilities, inspire innovation, and encourage personal and professional growth.

A Leader in Expert Treatment and Care

A licensed, Joint Commission-accredited behavioral hospital, Eating Recovery Center was founded by a team of leading experts whose goal was to fuse evidence-based findings and innovation to create a center of excellence for the treatment of eating disorder symptoms.

Multidisciplinary treatment teams understand the challenges of eating disorder recovery and are deeply committed to guiding you or your loved one to a lasting recovery. Each treatment team consists of a psychiatrist, family clinician, dietitian, nurse, case manager, alumni coordinator and other related patient support staff. A full-time internal medicine physician is also available to all patients.

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Meet the Leadership Behind ERC

The leaders at Eating Recovery Center drive our mission and vision throughout the organization. They are driven to take the very best care of patients, families, providers, and our teammates—delivering the highest quality treatment possible.

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Join Us in Celebrating Body Diversity

Beginning on Arbor Day each year, we kick off a creative arts program called Love Your Tree that lasts through the end of the year. Helps us celebrate self compassion, body acceptance and positive mental well-being through creativity, community, connection and self-reflection.

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Join Our Team & Help Make a Difference

Based in Denver, CO and with programs across the United States, Eating Recovery is led by experts in the field of eating disorders treatment, our team strives to cultivate lasting behavioral change. Join us in providing quality care to save, strength and support our patients and their families to restore to healthy lives.

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Educational Resources


Resources List: Recommended Reading

Supplemental reading materials can be a valuable part of the recovery process. While the information in these books can help individuals and families…