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Eating Recovery Center Denver

Founded in 2019 in response to the increasing need for high-quality, intensive eating disorder treatment, this treatment center is our remarkable, state-of-the-art, 62,000 square-foot, 72-bed behavioral health hospital in Denver, Colorado that offers both Inpatient and Residential programs.

Marking our seventh facility in Denver, this behavioral health hospital is one of our largest centers and focuses on adults needing higher levels of eating disorder treatment. Adorned with natural light that displays trees and outdoor scenery, as well as tranquil, noise-reducing spaces, the center includes an Intensive Treatment Unit (ITU), which supports patients with more complex behavioral and medical comorbidities, and resides across the street from our Partial Hospitalization program at Pathlight-ERC Conifer.


Location Details

8199 E 1st Ave, Denver, CO 80230
Level of Care
Who we treat

Life at Eating Recovery Center Denver

Eating Recovery Center of Denver 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 disorders. Eating Recovery Center of Denver offers the full spectrum of eating disorders treatment services for female and male adults, adolescents and children, including Inpatient, Residential, Partial Hospitalization and Outpatient eating disorder treatment programs.
Multidisciplinary treatment teams understand the challenges of eating disorders recovery and are deeply committed to guiding you or your loved one to a lasting recovery. Each eating disorder treatment team consists of a psychiatrist, psychoclinician, 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.

Eating Recovery Center’s comprehensive eating disorders treatment programs are housed in seven beautiful, state-of-the art facilities in the Denver Metro area.

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    Nutrition Services

    The nutrition philosophy at Eating Recovery Center of Denver emphasizes helping patients overcome their fear of food and eating by providing support and structure during meals, education on a balanced pattern of nutrition and collaborative care to achieve a healthy weight for optimal recovery. More specifically, the nutrition philosophy communicates that there are no good and bad foods and emphasizes balance, moderation and variety.

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    To help patients develop a healthy relationship with food and embrace meal times as opportunities for nourishment and social connection, it is critical to provide them with fresh, attractive and tasty fare during meal times. To that end, Eating Recovery Center of Denver has adopted a proprietary food service model to provide delicious cuisine that is prepared daily in the state-of-the-art kitchen.

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    Eating Recovery Center of Denver is conveniently located in a vibrant area conducive to the social aspects of eating disorder recovery and easily accessible to important resources. Denver is the capital of Colorado and the most populated city in the state. It is a progressive city known for its location 12 miles east of the foothills of Rocky Mountains. Downtown Denver boasts 3 major sports stadiums, a variety of art and history museums, white water rafting, and much more within 1 mile walking distance.

Paying for Treatment

Insurances accepted change frequently. If you do not see your insurance carrier here, please ask us. The Eating Recovery Center’s insurance and financial specialists will provide a free benefits check. Our team will work tirelessly on your behalf to make treatment possible.

Insurance Accepted


Blue Cross/Blue Shield

United Behavioral Health

Beech Street


PHCS Multiplan

Value Options

Levels of Care

  • Inpatient

    For patients who require medical stabilization

  • Residential

    24-hour support for medically-stabilized patients

  • Virtual Care

    Effective treatment in the comfort of your home

Explore Our Denver Locations

ERC Pathlight has multiple locations in Denver, Colorado to meet your eating disorders and mood, anxiety and trauma-related disorders treatment needs.

Meet Our Team
  • Anne Marie O’Melia
    Anne Marie O’Melia, MS, MD, FAAP Link

    Anne Marie O’Melia, MS, MD, FAAP

    Chief Medical Officer and Chief Clinical Officer
    Anne Marie O’Melia, MS, MD joined the medical staff at Eating Recovery Center in 2014. She is a Triple Board trained physician ...
  • Elizabeth Easton, PsyD
    Elizabeth Easton, PsyD Link

    Elizabeth Easton, PsyD

    Regional Clinical Director, Colorado
    Elizabeth Easton, Psy.D. is the Regional Clinical Director of Child and Adolescent Services at Eating Recovery Center and ...