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The Walker Wellness Clinic at Cooper Aerobics Center

Texas' Premier Eating Disorder & Body Image Treatment Center Located in Dallas & Houston

Our Texas based eating disorder treatment center has been in operation for 20 years. During this time, Walker Wellness has helped hundreds of courageous men and women successfully overcome the devastating effects of anorexia, bulimia, binge eating disorder and compulsive overeating. What makes us unique from other programs is our ability to provide the resources found in inpatient treatment with the convenience, flexibility and freedom of clinical outpatient care.

The Walker Wellness Clinic is an outpatient treatment facility based in Dallas at Cooper Aerobics Center, and Houston conveniently located in the Business district. Our headquarters in North Dallas is ideally situated on the world famous 30 acre preventive medicine campus with access to a 62 room guest lodge for patients and families who wish to reside during treatment, and comprehensive medical services at Cooper Clinic. In addition, on-campus restaurants, catering services and a cookery compliment quality nutrition treatment for all patients. Furthermore, facilities such as a full service spa, fitness center, tennis courts and swimming pools are accessible for patients who are ready to transition to an active lifestyle, and for patients that are transitioning from or specialized Athlete Treatment Programs.  The tranquil setting, extensive facilities, comprehensive programs & experienced clinicians create the ideal milieu for exceptional treatment.

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Providing Effective Treatment for Eating Disorders for 20 years.

Providing Effective Treatment for Eating Disorders for 20 years
The Walker Wellness Clinic provides exceptional treatment for individuals struggling with a formal eating disorder.

We also provide treatment for comorbidity diagnosis such as depression, anxiety disorders or obsessive compulsive disorders. We provide a full range of treatment options from two hours per week standard outpatient to our comprehensive day program. We also provide treatment designed for weekends. Read More +

We recognize that individuals are unique so we place more emphasis on individual psychotherapy, nutrition therapy and physiological education along with group, family, and adjunct therapy. Our clinical services offered by our professional treatment team are compatible with the country’s leading multidisciplinary treatment facilities. As a result, we offer one of the most comprehensive and clinical outpatient programs available.

Our treatment goal is to help the patient to become a rational, productive happyperson, to help her develop a high level of self-esteem and a harmonyof thinking and emotion. Our emphasis is not only on symptom removal, but onthe development of the psychological and practical tools necessary for successful living.

Cost Effective

We provide an inexpensive alternative to inpatient programs for patients who are medically stable without compromising clinical care. In addition, we offer aftercare programs for patients recently discharged from a hospital or a residential program.

Time Effective

Our philosophy is to provide an environment that allows patients to maintain their current lifestyle such as continuing their extracurricular, academic and/or occupational functioning. Therefore, we offer partial day, evening hours and a weekender program to accommodate a productive lifestyle. We encourage patients to participate in scheduling their own clinical program, and patients may choose from a menu of adjunct therapies such as art therapy, music therapy and cooking classes.

Clinically Effective

We objectively measure energy expenditure, nutritional intake, body composition, and resting metabolic rate to determine an accurate physiological status. Therefore, the patient’s current physiological condition, nutrition requirements, and healthy weight range is established based a number of individualized assessments to avoid guess work, an excessive weight gain, and uncertainty. In addition, comprehensive psychological testing is used to identify the underlying causes of the eating disorder at the onset of treatment and throughout the course of treatment to objectively measure progress.

Comprehensive, Caring, and Compassionate

“I just wanted to thank you so much for this opportunity. I honestly never thought I’d be able to say that Walker Wellness has changed my life, but it has. I feel like an incredibly different person and forsomeone who has been emotionless for years with an eating disorder, I can actually cry thinking about how far I’ve come. When I talked with Philip on the phone before I came toWalker Wellness, I knew that I had found my match. Every other treatment center I called scared me and I could find a 100 reasons why I shouldn’t go. Read More +

But your approach at Walker is so different and unique,and for once in my life of my eating disorder I saw hope and thepossibility for someone to work with me. I had always felt so different and like no one understood me or where I was coming from, so isolation was perfect, but you and your treatment team have proven me wrong and made me realize all the possibilities out there for me. So all in all,thank you with all my heart and I just wanted to let you know what a special gift you and the rest of The Walker Wellness team have and especially, how many lives you have impacted.”.

Please call 1-877-899-7254 to speak to Philip or e-mail The Walker Wellness Clinic.

Flexible Treatment to accommodate busy lifestyles

Walker Wellness Clinic (Dallas Location) is open for treatment from 9:00AM – 8:00PM Monday to Friday, 10:00AM – 5:00PM Saturday and 12:00PM to 5:00PM on Sunday.

The “Weekender” is clinically and custom designed for patients who are unavailableto pursue treatment during the weekdays due to their schedule conflicts. Meals, accommodation and transportation is available for out-of-town patients.

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The Walker Wellness Clinic recently collaborated with Katherine Schwarzenegger on her new body image book: “Rock What You’ve Got – Secrets of Loving Your Inner and Outer Beauty.” In her new book, Katherine Schwarzenegger, Arnold Schwarzenegger’s daughter, delves into her own life to help other girls and women develop a healthy body image. Schwarzenegger talks about the influences and pressures on women and girls to be magazine-perfect. Her advice? Take a realistic, and happy, look in the mirror to see what is truly beautiful.

Walker Wellness Clinic was featured on A&E’s Intervention Show, July 2010

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