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Virtual Intensive Outpatient Program for Disordered Eating

Expert Care - at home

Our Virtual Intensive Outpatient Program (VIOP) for eating disorders provides personalized treatment, whether you are stepping down from a previous residential or partial hospital program, stepping up from regular outpatient therapy, or seeking a stand-alone treatment.

adult Adolescent youth teen kids children anxiety ocd therapy eating disorder treatment Goleta Ventura Santa Monica Montecito California Anxiety Experts VIRTUAL INTENSIVE OUTPATIENT PROGRAM VIOP What is Virtual Intensive Outpatient (VIOP) Treatment? An IOP is a structured, non-residential psychological treatment program which addresses disorders through a combination of group-based psychotherapy, individual psychotherapy, family counseling and educational groups. A VIOP is the virtual/online version of an in-person IOP, wherein all groups and other sessions are attended on live video (note that clients who live close to one of our 4 locations may choose to attend individual and/or family sessions in person).

What is Virtual Intensive Outpatient (VIOP) Treatment?

An IOP is a structured, non-residential psychological treatment program which addresses disorders through a combination of group-based psychotherapy, individual psychotherapy, family counseling and educational groups. A VIOP is the virtual/online version of an in-person IOP, wherein all groups and other sessions are attended on live video (note that clients who live close to one of our 4 locations may choose to attend individual and/or family sessions in person).

Who is appropriate for our Eating Disorder VIOP Program?

Individuals whose primary problem is an eating disorder (Anorexia, Bulimia, Binge Eating Disorder, ARFID or Other Specified Eating Disorder), and who are free of safety issues (active self-harm, suicidal ideation or severely low body weight).

adult Adolescent youth teen kids children anxiety ocd therapy eating disorder treatment Goleta Ventura Santa Monica Montecito California Anxiety Experts VIRTUAL INTENSIVE OUTPATIENT PROGRAM VIOP Who is appropriate for our Eating Disorder VIOP Program? Individuals whose primary problem is an eating disorder (Anorexia, Bulimia, Binge Eating Disorder, ARFID or Other Specified Eating Disorder), and who are free of safety issues (active self-harm, suicidal ideation or severely low body weight).
Our Intensive Outpatient Program Offerings for ED
adult Adolescent youth teen kids children anxiety ocd therapy eating disorder treatment Goleta Ventura Santa Monica Montecito California Anxiety Experts VIRTUAL INTENSIVE OUTPATIENT PROGRAM VIOP ACT GROUP Acceptance and Commitment Therapy emphasizes acceptance and mindfulness for dealing with unpleasant thoughts, feelings or memories. It also encourages increased commitment to behaviors that uphold the client’s core values.

ACT Group

adult Adolescent youth teen kids children anxiety ocd therapy eating disorder treatment Goleta Ventura Santa Monica Montecito California Anxiety Experts VIRTUAL INTENSIVE OUTPATIENT PROGRAM VIOP CBT ERP GROUP Exposure with Response Prevention is a type of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy that encourages you to face your fears and let obsessive thoughts occur without 'putting them right' or 'neutralizing' them with compulsions or avoidance behaviors.

CBT/ERP Group

Acceptance and Commitment Therapy emphasizes acceptance and mindfulness for dealing with unpleasant thoughts, feelings or memories. It also encourages increased commitment to behaviors that uphold the client’s core values.

Exposure with Response Prevention is a type of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy that encourages you to face your fears and let obsessive thoughts occur without 'putting them right' or 'neutralizing' them with compulsions or avoidance behaviors.

adult Adolescent youth teen kids children anxiety ocd therapy eating disorder treatment Goleta Ventura Santa Monica Montecito California Anxiety Experts VIRTUAL INTENSIVE OUTPATIENT PROGRAM VIOP EXPOSURES Types of exposures include in-vivo, electronic (using Amelia Care Virtual Reality Technology), imaginal and interoceptive.

Exposures

adult Adolescent youth teen kids children anxiety ocd therapy eating disorder treatment Goleta Ventura Santa Monica Montecito California Anxiety Experts VIRTUAL INTENSIVE OUTPATIENT PROGRAM VIOP PROCESS GROUP Group members discuss the impact of their anxiety-based disorder and/or eating issues on their social, occupational, school, or family functioning.

Process Group

Types of exposures include in-vivo, electronic (using Amelia Care Virtual Reality Technology), imaginal and interoceptive.

Group members discuss the impact of their anxiety-based disorder and/or eating issues on their social, occupational, school, or family functioning.

adult Adolescent youth teen kids children anxiety ocd therapy eating disorder treatment Goleta Ventura Santa Monica Montecito California Anxiety Experts VIRTUAL INTENSIVE OUTPATIENT PROGRAM VIOP LIFE SKILLS Clients identify core values, take personality assessments, write their life story timeline and narrative, as well as hone skills used in everyday life, including conversation, assertiveness, scheduling and goal-setting.

Life Skills

Clients identify core values, take personality assessments, write their life story timeline and narrative, as well as hone skills used in everyday life, including conversation, assertiveness, scheduling and goal-setting.

adult Adolescent youth teen kids children anxiety ocd therapy eating disorder treatment Goleta Ventura Santa Monica Montecito California Anxiety Experts VIRTUAL INTENSIVE OUTPATIENT PROGRAM VIOP CAREGIVER WEBINAR Optional sessions with the clinical director that provide continued education and an interactive forum for our clients’ Caregivers to grow their understanding of anxiety-based disorders.

Caregiver Webinar

Optional sessions with the clinical director that provide continued education and an interactive forum for our clients’ Caregivers to grow their understanding of anxiety-based disorders.

adult Adolescent youth teen kids children anxiety ocd therapy eating disorder treatment Goleta Ventura Santa Monica Montecito California Anxiety Experts VIRTUAL INTENSIVE OUTPATIENT PROGRAM VIOP Clients learn about nutrition myths and identify distortions surrounding food intake.

Nutrition Didactic

adult Adolescent youth teen kids children anxiety ocd therapy eating disorder treatment Goleta Ventura Santa Monica Montecito California Anxiety Experts VIRTUAL INTENSIVE OUTPATIENT PROGRAM VIOP BODY IMAGE Clients learn to practice body neutrality and improve their relationship with exercise/movement.

Body Image

Clients learn to practice body neutrality and improve their relationship with exercise/movement.

Clients learn about nutrition myths and identify distortions surrounding food intake.

adult Adolescent youth teen kids children anxiety ocd therapy eating disorder treatment Goleta Ventura Santa Monica Montecito California Anxiety Experts VIRTUAL INTENSIVE OUTPATIENT PROGRAM VIOP Designed to help clients accomplish food exposures and interrupt food-related compulsions.

Meal

Designed to help clients accomplish food exposures and interrupt food-related compulsions.

adult Adolescent youth teen kids children anxiety ocd therapy eating disorder treatment Goleta Ventura Santa Monica Montecito California Anxiety Experts VIRTUAL INTENSIVE OUTPATIENT PROGRAM VIOP SCHEDULE CBT ERP GROUP ACT GROUP PROCESS GROUP LIFE SKILLS GROUP MEAL EXPOSURES NUTRITION DIDACTIC BODY IMAGE
Eating disorder schedul
Eating Disorder VIOP Adult Schedule

9:30AM - 12:30PM

adult anxiety ocd therapy eating disorder treatment Goleta Ventura Santa Monica Montecito California Anxiety Experts VIRTUAL INTENSIVE OUTPATIENT PROGRAM VIOP SCHEDULE CBT ERP GROUP ACT GROUP PROCESS GROUP LIFE SKILLS GROUP MEAL EXPOSURES NUTRITION DIDACTIC BODY IMAGE
Eating Disorder VIOP Adolescent Schedule

3:30PM - 6:30PM

Adolescent youth teen kids children anxiety ocd therapy eating disorder treatment Goleta Ventura Santa Monica Montecito California Anxiety Experts VIRTUAL INTENSIVE OUTPATIENT PROGRAM VIOP SCHEDULE CBT ERP GROUP ACT GROUP PROCESS GROUP LIFE SKILLS GROUP MEAL EXPOSURES NUTRITION DIDACTIC BODY IMAGE
adult Adolescent youth teen kids children anxiety ocd therapy eating disorder treatment Goleta Ventura Santa Monica Montecito California Anxiety Experts VIRTUAL INTENSIVE OUTPATIENT PROGRAM VIOP SCHEDULE CBT ERP GROUP ACT GROUP PROCESS GROUP LIFE SKILLS GROUP MEAL EXPOSURES NUTRITION DIDACTIC BODY IMAGE
  • Does Anxiety Experts prescribe medication for patients in our VIOP?
    Although we are strictly involved in performing psychotherapy and medical nutrition services (virtual dietitian visits), we are happy to collaborate with physicians who may prescribe psychotropic medication for our clients or as needed to facilitate health restoration among our clients with disordered eating.
  • How will I pay for Anxiety Experts' VIOP?
    Although we are only in-network with Kaiser for VIOP, Anxiety Experts is able to acquire Single Case agreements with most insurance companies for our specialized services, minus any required deductible.
  • How can I share a complaint or concern with Anxiety Experts?
    If the concern is regarding a non-billing issue, contact your primary therapist. If the concern is regarding a billing issue, contact the Billing Manager directly: billing@anxietyexperts.com If a concern or complaint is about Anxiety Experts' general practices, contact the Clinical Director: drk@anxietyexperts.com or contact the Joint Commission on Hospital Accreditation at complaint@jointcommission.org or fax to: JCAHO Office of Quality Monitoring (630) 792-5636
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