ED Treatment Providers in Southern WI. All levels of care.

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Important – Red Flags:

A person does not have to be underweight to have an eating disorder or to require emergency medical care for one. Emergency hospitalizations for eating disorders may be necessary for many reasons including fluid and electrolyte disorders, cardiac dysrhythmias, endocrine and metabolic disorders, menstrual disorders, anemia, acute renal or liver failure, seizures.

Red Flags

The following are just some of the signs of a serious problem that demands immediate medical attention:

  • accidentally or deliberately caused themselves a physical injury
  • become suicidal
  • confused thinking / not making any sense
  • delusions (false beliefs) or hallucinations (experiencing things that aren’t there)
  • disoriented; don’t know what day it is, where they are, or who they are
  • vomiting several times a day or has uncontrollable vomiting or diarrhea
  • experiencing dizziness or fainting spells
  • too weak to walk or collapses
  • painful muscle spasms
  • complaining of chest pain or having trouble breathing
  • blood in their bowel movements, urine or vomit
  • a body mass index (BMI) of less than 16
  • an irregular heartbeat, and fast heartbeat, or very low heart beat (less than 50 beats per minute)
  • cold or clammy skin indicating a low body temperature or has a body temperature of less than 35 degrees Celsius/95 degrees Fahrenheit
  • or any other serious medical concerns.
Members of an outpatient eating disorder recovery team:
  • Primary Care Physician – with eating disorder knowledge.
  • Therapist (could be a social worker, psychologist, licensed professional counselor) – addressing underlying issues that may contribute to or help maintain the eating disorder.
  • Nutritionist/Dietitian – help stabilize the nutritional status, and help build a healthier relationship with food. 
  • Psychiatrist – can prescribe medications and assess effectiveness to address symptoms

Visit these links for additional discussion of treatment team members:

A provider may express they treat eating disorders. Engage in direct inquiry about the training and degree of experience before referral to any provider.

Treatment

Finding a Provider – General Referral Sources:

Physicians, Physician Assistants, Psychologists, Psychiatrists – Outpatient

Serving Wisconsin Virtually

Madison and Milwaukee Areas

Outpatient – Multi-Disciplinary

Madison Area

Milwaukee Area

Dietitian Services – Outpatient

Madison Area

  • Janice Antoniewicz-Werner, RDN, CD, MA, CEDRD
    In private practice near West Town Mall
    Email: jana2z@jawernerconsulting.com
    Contact via email for registration information, cost, and other questions
    Does not take insurance
    Services: Intuitive Eating Group; Individual counseling

Milwaukee Area

Dietitian
Counseling Services – Outpatient

Madison Area

Milwaukee Area

Other Areas

Counseling
Wisconsin and Northern Illinois Hospitalization Options

Various levels including acute, partial hospitalization; may include Intensive Outpatient Programs (IOP)

Counseling
Wisconsin and Northern Illinois Residential Treatment Centers
Inpatient Hospitalization Options for Medical Stabilization