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3 reasons you should consider an eating disorder therapist job at DBH

Posting date: 08/29/23

According to ANAD’s eating disorder statistics, 28.8 million Americans will have an eating disorder in their lifetime. As society recognizes the importance of mental health, the demand for specialized therapists in the field of eating disorders has soared in recent years. 

If you are passionate about changing lives and serving those with eating disorders, then look no further. Discovery Behavioral Health, a national leader in behavioral healthcare, is looking for talented Eating Disorder Therapists to join the team. 

Here are three reasons why you should consider an Eating Disorder Therapist job at Discovery Behavioral Health: 

  1. Change lives and create an impact 
  2. An opportunity to specialize in a niche division
  3. A diverse range of opportunities 

Change lives and create an impact 

Our patients come first in everything we do, which is why working at Discovery is more than a traditional job. It is the chance to use your expertise to transform the lives of people who are navigating complex eating disorders. 

We’ve helped thousands of patients discover their path to a rewarding life through evidence-based and inclusive treatment. And you can too as one of our Eating Disorder Therapists. Every conversation, consultation, and treatment plan you create will help to redefine our patients’ relationship with food and self-image. 

"The patient care I provide is very meaningful. I feel I am making a difference for my patients and that is my main focus when coming to work.” – Discovery employee

An opportunity to specialize in a niche division

Joining DBH as an Eating Disorder Therapist is a unique opportunity to specialize in a niche market that is only growing in demand. 

As eating disorders are so medically and psychologically complex, Discovery Behavioral Health offers varying levels of therapeutic care for adolescents and adults. You will be exposed to different methodologies and have access to a variety of tools to treat your patients. 

This means you will get the chance to hone your expertise and deepen your understanding of the intricacies that underlie these disorders. While you are elevating your professional proficiencies, this will also empower you to help more people.

At Discovery Behavioral Health, we truly believe in investing in our employees. They are at the heart of everything we do for our patients. With that, we provide opportunities to help shape our employees’ career paths. Whether that is in the form of learning the latest behavioral science methodologies or making a plan to take your eating disorder career to new heights. 

A diverse range of opportunities 

Studies have found that people of color with self-acknowledged eating and weight concerns were significantly less likely than white participants to have been asked by a doctor about eating disorder symptoms, despite similar rates of eating disorder symptoms across ethnic groups. 

At Discovery, we are committed to elevating diverse perspectives, fostering inclusivity and embracing equity amongst our staff and patients. After all, the more diverse our staff, the more diversity of thought, innovation and better decision-making we can provide for our patients. As an Eating Disorder Therapist, you will have the chance to treat patients from different backgrounds. 

Explore Eating Disorder Therapist jobs at DBH 

A career at Discovery is supporting patients within a culture of caring, having access to continuing education programs, and finding fulfillment in your work. 

Are you ready to leverage your expertise to transform lives, help our patients to overcome their eating disorder struggles, and grow your career? 

Apply to our Eating Disorder Therapist jobs today

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