Discover a life free from eating disorders and body image obsessions.
Eating disorders like bulimia and anorexia are complex diseases and every
woman's journey to recovery is unique.
Our inpatient treatment center utilizes a multidisciplinary approach
customized for each woman. The treatment process is caring and highly effective. All rehabilitation takes place in a comfortable and well maintained residential setting just steps for the ocean in Newport Beach, California.
The Victorian Program is successful in achieving lasting change for women who struggle with anorexia, bulimia, and addiction issues. The Victorian is considered by many clinical professionals to be the best eating disorder rehab.The treatment program combines:
- 12-Step principles of addiction treatment
- closely monitored therapeutic processes
- traditional psychological principles
- experiential and alternative therapies
- self esteem building daily activities
The Victorian has a history is dedicated to helping the woman who struggles with an ED
achieve lasting and meaningful recovery.
Please contact us by calling 888-268-9182
to learn more about our treatment philosophy, our staff of clinicians, and our distinctive residential therapeutic environment.
The Victorian Staff
Michelle Smith, LVN
Michelle has a strong background in addiction, nutrition, anxiety
disorders, depression, and psychiatric illness. Michelle works closely
with the women who are in treatment at our facility …MORE
Kristine Emry, LCSW
Kristine assists in developing the clinical component of the Victorian's blend of therapies and also personally interacts with the women in treatment through individual and group therapy. …MORE
Healing Blog - Recent Posts
Posted on April 24, 2013 by mhurst220
The Body Image Survival Guide for Parents by Marci Warhaft-Nadler is a must read for every parent raising a child in the 21st century. A negative body image is a contributing factor for developing an eating disorder. Eating disorders are on the rise in children. There was a 119% increase of eating disorder related hospitalizations among children under 12 years old between the years 1999 and 2006.
Posted on April 19, 2013 by mhurst220
From anorexia to binge eating, bulimia to diabulimia - the variety of eating disorders can leave people puzzled wondering if they or someone they love is struggling with an eating disorder. Today The Victorian – Recovery Blog gives you some signs to look for.
Posted on April 12, 2013 by mhurst220
Orthorexia (not yet featured in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders by the American Psychiatric Association) is an eating disorder characterized by the obsession to eat healthy. Those struggling with orthorexia have been known to suffer from malnutrition, osteoporosis, fertility problems and death.
Posted on April 09, 2013 by mhurst220
NBA star Chris Herren shares his addiction recovery story with our sister facility, The Rose Rehab in Newport Beach, CA.
Posted on March 29, 2013 by mhurst220
Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell Signs Eating Disorders Bill into Law!
Posted on November 27, 2012 by mhurst220
Eating Disorder Not Otherwise Specified is what EDNOS and a lot of women (and men) who struggle with body issues fall into this category.
Posted on September 21, 2012 by mhurst220
A recent study found that some women with eating disorders have problems interpreting the facial expressions of others, especially fear and anger.
Posted on September 21, 2012 by mhurst220
Young girls who engage in binge eating and purging have been found to be at greater risk for a variety of unhealthy behaviors including drug abuse and binge drinking.
Posted on February 17, 2010 by admin
"Drunkorexia" is a relatively new term that describes the practice of restricting the amount of food a person eats in order to consume greater amounts of alcohol. Essentially, drunkorexia combines two dangerous behaviors - eating disorders and binge drinking.
Posted on February 28, 2010 by victorian
When family members bring their loved ones to treatment for substance abuse and eating disorder issues, the hopeful anticipation is that at discharge, they will be ‘fixed’. Despite the fact that my magic wand holds a special place in my office, it seldom works the way family members want it to.