Why Choose The Hearth Center For Eating Disorders?

Our care is grounded in evidenced-based practices. The Hearth’s program includes:

  • Nutritional Restoration and Stabilization
  • Medical Supervision
  • Group Therapy – therapeutic process and education to provide necessary skills
  • Body Image Therapy
  • Experiential Therapies — art, recreational, music, etc.
  • Family Therapy and Family Intensive Program
  • Therapeutic Challenges and Outings
  • Relapse Prevention and Discharge Preparation

Each client has a multi-disciplinary team consisting of a physician, psychiatrist, master’s level therapist, registered dietitian and a certified teacher (if appropriate). Our nursing staff works 24 hours a day making sure that all of our clients’ medical needs are being addressed consistently. Our team has been assembled to bring excellence and experience to all of our clients and families.

To assure continuity of the educational process, The Hearth has a certified teacher who ensures that clients progress academically during treatment. While therapy is priority, clients receive up to 3 hours of academic time per day, 5 days a week.

Commitment To Quality

The Hearth is committed to deliver a safe and high quality treatment experience that is tailored to the client and their family and utilizes evidenced-based care principles and practices.


The Hearth Center for Eating Disorders is licensed by the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control, the governmental department that regulates health care facilities in South Carolina.


The Joint Commission, a national quality review and accreditation organization, has accredited The Hearth Center for Eating Disorders. The Joint Commission’s focus is to promote quality, value and measurable outcomes in health care organizations.  The Hearth is also accredited by the Commission on Accreditation.

The Hearth Center for Eating disorders welcomes feedback from patients and family. The Hearth is committed to continuously improve the safety and quality of care we deliver in all of our programs and services. If you have any comments or suggestions, you can utilize the contact form on this web site or you can call our Chief Executive Officer at 803-787-2306 x 263.