Chimney Hill Residential Eating Disorder Center
We know that making the decision to seek treatment is not always easy, but our staff at Chimney Hill Residential Eating Disorder Center is eager to meet you, get to know you, and support you during your recovery process.
We are a full center residential treatment center in Dallas, TX. Our residential treatment program allows clients to step away from everyday stressors to fully focus on recovery. We offer a supportive, community environment that is conducive to therapeutic change. You’ll find that our multidisciplinary team provides individualized education and counseling to help our clients regain control of their lives.
With this guide, you can familiarize yourself with the surrounding area, how to visit our center, and our Chimney Hill staff. Don’t hesitate to get in touch with our team if you have any questions – we are here to help!
Our Chimney Hill Residential Eating Disorder Facility
At our eating disorder residential treatment center in Chimney Hill, our mission is to create a comfortable and safe environment that focuses on your individual needs. You’ll notice that our facility isn’t stark and sterile, but warm and inviting. As part of the treatment process, we have a number of recreational activities like games, books, and art supplies, as well as therapeutic activities like music, gardening, yoga, and art. Group therapy, individual therapy, and nutritional counseling will all be made available to ensure your treatment plan is tailored to your needs. Our focus throughout our residential treatment program is to provide you with the tools and resources.
Quick Facts About the Area
Our Chimney Hill facility is located north of Dallas in the quiet North Lake Highlands neighborhood. Nestled in the arms of White Rock Creek, our neighborhood has a variety of parks and recreational opportunities. In fact, there are over 875 acres of parks, 26 miles of trails, baseball fields, soccer fields, and more. There are also plenty of opportunities to hike, bike, and run nearby, as well as a number of shopping centers like NorthPark Center, Galleria Dallas, and Lake Highlands Town Center. Our facility is located just about 25 minutes outside of the hustle and bustle of Dallas.
Our Staff at Chimney Hill
We’re very eager to meet you and support you through the recovery process! When you visit our eating disorder residential treatment center, you’ll meet a multidisciplinary team that is focused on helping you throughout your recovery. Your treatment team includes:
Stephanie Kern, M.S., LPC, NCC
Stephanie Kern is a licensed professional counselor with her BS in counseling and development from Texas Woman’s University. Stephanie provides a caring and safe environment for her clients who are experiencing difficulty in their relationship with food, relationships, and life transitions. Stephanie specializes in the treatment of eating disorders, body image, addiction, depression, and anxiety. She enjoys walking alongside her clients as they overcome these disorders and are able to find out what true recovery means. Stephanie has extensive experience working with teens and adults in both inpatient and outpatient settings. She believes that the therapeutic relationship is an important one and that a person must have a good relationship with their therapist while utilizing an individual treatment plan tailored specifically for each one of her clients. Stephanie created the clinical programming for Eating Disorder Solutions by utilizing a combination of therapies including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, solution-focused therapy, and acceptance commitment therapy.
Emily Baum, M.S., RDN, LD
LEAD REGISTERED DIETITIAN NUTRITIONIST
Emily Baum graduated with a BS in Nutrition from the University of Texas at Austin and an MS in Nutrition from Texas Woman’s University. During graduate school, Emily began working as a Milieu Therapist at the Eating Disorder Unit at Children’s Health in Plano. Here, Emily became passionate about working with children and families leading her to pursue a position as a Behavioral Health Counselor and Dietary Assistant at Eating Recovery Center. Upon completion of her studies, Emily was accepted into Keith & Associate’s Dietetic Internship to become a Registered Dietitian. As Lead Dietitian at Eating Disorder Solutions, Emily has been able to combine both her studies and in-field experience to create a nutritional program unlike any other treatment provider for disordered eating. Emily’s philosophy is that all foods are good foods, in a healthy and acceptable moderation. Emily will work individually with each client to develop a nutritional program specific to their needs, not only applicable while they are in our care, but to be practiced and followed when they leave Eating Disorder Solutions.
Dr. Ahsan M. Riaz, M.D.
Dr. Ahsan Riaz was raised in Jersey City, New Jersey and completed his undergraduate degree with honors from Rutgers. He obtained his degree from Saint George’s University in Grenada. Thereafter, he completed a residency at New York Methodist Hospital in Brooklyn, an affiliate of Cornell University. Dr. Riaz is Board Certified in Internal Medicine, where for the last seven years, he has been actively practicing in Dallas. Dr. Riaz has nearly ten years of experience as an Internist, primarily catering to the mental health population at Medical City Hospital in Dallas. His experiences in the acute care setting led him to the post-acute care world in hopes of bridging the gap and potentially preventing medical problems from progressing to requiring inpatient care. Dr. Riaz utilizes his knowledge and experience to provide treatment specifically to clients suffering from eating disorders, addiction, memory disorders, short and long term acute care, and others.
Dr. Anil Swarup, M.D.
ADOLESCENT AND ADULT PSYCHIATRIST
Dr. Anil Swarup is a Double Board Certified Adolescent and Adult Psychiatrist. After completing his residency at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center in Shreveport, he opted to focus further on children and adolescent mental health by completing his fellowship with the Mount Sinai School of Medicine services at Elmhurst Hospital Center in New York. Dr. Swarup has served as Medical Director with community mental health centers and residential programs throughout the Dallas-Fort Worth area. He has experience working with incarcerated adults and adjudicated adolescents in placement, substance use residential program for adolescents and adults and eating disorders in adolescents and adults. Dr. Swarup joins Eating Disorder Solutions with more than 20 years of experience in treating clients suffering from disordered eating. Dr. Swarup’s upbringing and exposure while growing up all around the world lends to his understanding of the cultural challenges that exist in various populations. His vision is to see mental health awareness and treatment at the forefront of wellness in all age groups.
Our team uses compassion, understanding, and proven methodologies to help individuals process their feelings in order to recover. In addition to your treatment team, our facility is staffed with Registered Nurses and Recovery Coaches. The direct care staff is there to support you and ensure your safety and comfort during your stay. Everyone on our team has a vested interested in helping you to succeed, so you can live a healthy, fulfilling life.
Driving Directions from Dallas to our Residential Eating Disorder Center
We are located at 10222 Chimney Hill Lane in Dallas, TX. To visit us from the Dallas city center, get on I-345/US -75 N from Young St. Continue onto US-75 N and use the right two lanes to take exit 21 to merge onto I-635 E. Take exit 17 toward Abrams Road/Forest Lane. Merge onto Lyndon B Johnson Fwy and then take a left onto Abrams Rd. Turn right onto Chimney Hill Ln. and our facility will be on your right.
Directions to our Residential Eating Disorder Center from the Airport
We are located just about a half hour from the Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport. Take I-635 E nad keep left at the fork to continue on Interstate 635 TEXpress, follow signs for I-635 TEXpress. Take the exit on I-635 E and continue for 3.4 miles. Take exit 17 toward Abrams Rd/ Forest Lane and then turn right onto Chimney Hill Ln. Our facility will be on your right.
Find Directions to Eating Disorder Solutions from Fort Worth, TX
Eating Disorder Solutions is just about an hour away from Fort Worth. If you are visiting us from Fort Worth, Texas, take TX-121 N until you reach exit 23 for Hwy 121/Texas 183. Merge onto Texas 121 TEXprpess/Texas 182. Use the left lane to take TX-183 toward D.F.W Airport and keep left. Continue onto Interstate 35E TEXpress and then merge onto Interstate 635 TEXpress. Take the exit onto I-635 E and take exit 17 toward Abrams Rd./Forest Lane. Turn left onto Abrams Road, then right onto Chimney Hill Ln. and our facility will be on your right.