Welcome to Exert-ED Eating Disorder Support Services
Exert-ED provides information & Support in Eating Disorder and Mental Health treatment in the Minneapolis-St. Paul, Southern Minnesota and Western Wisconsin in person and virtually around the globe for people with eating disorders, clinicians and researchers in areas such as personalized treatment, ethics and exercise.
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Welcome to the webpage for Exert-ED Eating Disorder Services. Exert-ED is Jessica Barker provides clinical care at Progress Valley through their Women's Residential program for individuals with primary substance use disorders and co-occurring mental health conditions, specializing in working with people who hav co-occurring eating disorders and substance use disorders.
Jessica conducts research in the areas of exercise and eating disorders, as well as the role of the patient experience in mental health treatment based on the principle of the Three-Legged Stool of Evidence Based Practice (Peterson, Becker, Treasure, Shafran & Bryant-Waugh, 2016) through the Minnesota Center for Eating Disorders Research at the University of Minnesota.
Jessica is happy to provide consultation in the area of ethics in patient care, ethics of social media for eating disorders professionals, and consulting with individuals and families seeking help for eating disorders to find the right care for them. Jessica will be providing private coaching and therapy sometime in 2021.
For undergraduate students, graduate students and health care professionals looking to learn more about eating disorders, Jessica is teaching a class on An Introduction to Eating Disorders through Winona State Spring Semester 2021.
When she isn't writing or conducting research, Jessica loves music, traveling, gardening and her two cats. Check out the blog for plenty of writing on these topics!
Exert-ED: Eating Disorder Support Services
If you are looking for help for yourself or a loved one with an eating disorder, eating disorder treatment, or if you are a professional looking for consulting around treatment or research in the Minneapolis-St. Paul area in Minnesota, or across the world, Exert-ED Services might be able to help!
Exert-ED Eating Disorder Support Services can assist you in find the right fit of personalized treatment for you, your loved one, or your clients by providing support and consulting in navigating the treatment system, how to go about starting the research, coaching in asking the questions that you need to in order to find the right fit.
Whether you are looking for help with anorexia treatment, bulimia treatment, eating disorder not otherwise specified (EDNOS), other specified feeding and eating disorder (OSFED), avoidant restrictive food intake disorder (ARFID), binge eating disorder (BED) treatment, or any related concerns, Exert-ED Services can help you find the right anorexia therapists, bulimia therapists, binge eating disorder therapists, anorexia support groups, bulimia support groups, binge eating disorder support groups, anorexia residential treatment, bulimia residential treatment, binge eating disorder residential treatment, anorexia virtual support, bulimia virtual support, binge eating disorder virtual support, and any other resources you might be looking for. Whether you are looking for eating disorder support in Minnesota, Wisconsin, the Midwest or across the world, Exert-ED can help in person or virtually!
If you find navigating treatment options for eating disorders can be confusing and difficult, don’t worry, Exert-ED Eating Disorder Services can help!
If you are a professional in the eating disorders field looking for options for consulting on ethical issues in eating disorders treatment, eating disorders research, or marketing Exert-ED services can help. Whether you are looking for professional eating disorder support in Minnesota, Wisconsin, the Midwest or across the world, Exert-ED can help in person or virtually!