Eating Disorders


Eating Disorders

At Coded Healthcare & Behavioral Services in Bolingbrook, Illinois, mental health expert Oladunni Boladale, DNP, PMHNP-BC, and the professional team understand the complex and sensitive nature of eating disorders. They have the expertise and experience to help you or your child get the support and recovery needed. With compassionate and effective care, the practitioners guide a healthier relationship with food and your body. To learn more, schedule an appointment by phone or online today.

What are the different types of eating disorders?

Eating disorders are diverse and can manifest in various ways. The team at Coded Healthcare & Behavioral Services recognizes and addresses a range of conditions, including:

Anorexia nervosa

Individuals with anorexia nervosa have an extreme fear of gaining weight, which leads them to restrictive eating habits and a distorted body image.

Bulimia nervosa

Bulimia nervosa is characterized by a cycle of binge eating followed by behaviors like vomiting or excessive exercise.

Binge eating disorder (BED)

BED involves consuming large quantities of food in a short period, accompanied by a sense of loss of control and distress.

What causes eating disorders?

Eating disorders are complex conditions with many different causes. While individual experiences may vary, some common factors, including:

Biological factors

Genetic predispositions, and biochemical imbalances, may contribute to the development of eating disorders.

Environmental influences

Social pressures, cultural ideals, and family dynamics can play a role in the development of disordered eating behaviors.

Psychological factors

Mental health conditions, low self-esteem, and trauma may contribute to the onset of eating disorders.

How are eating disorders treated?

At Coded Healthcare & Behavioral Services, your provider offers a personalized and holistic approach to eating disorder treatment, recognizing that each individual's journey is unique. The comprehensive treatment plans may include:


This type of treatment allows you to engage in therapeutic conversations with a mental health expert to explore and address the root causes of disordered eating.

Nutritional counseling

Working with a registered dietitian helps you develop a balanced and sustainable approach to food and nutrition.

Medical monitoring

Regular medical checkups allow for monitoring of your physical health and addressing any complications associated with the eating disorder.

Support groups

Participating in group therapy sessions can help you connect with others who face similar challenges, which can foster a sense of community and understanding.

Recovery from an eating disorder is possible, and at Coded Healthcare & Behavioral Services, the team is committed to providing the support and guidance you need for lasting healing. 

If you’re ready to take the first step toward a healthier and more fulfilling life, book a consultation for you or your child by calling the friendly office staff today or using the online scheduling tool at any time, day or night.