Child and Youth Eating Disorder Program

Type of Service

Counselling and Treatment

Program Description

The Child & Youth Mental Health Eating Disorder (CYMHEDO) Clinic is a comprehensive, interdisciplinary and specialized program that provides assessment and treatment for children and youth with eating disorders. The team consists of a Child Psychiatrist, a Pediatrician, a Behavioural Therapist, a Registered Dietitian, a Social Worker (MSW), and a Nurse Practitioner. The CYMHEDO team works with the child/youth and their family to create specific treatment goals to correct medical complications, restore body weight and promote normal growth and development, regulate eating patterns, and treat underlying mental health issues. Treatment is family based and includes Family Therapy, Family Based Dialectical Behavioural Therapy (when appropriate), Individual Therapy, nutritional education and support, health monitoring, and medication monitoring. Adjunct therapy may also include meal support, telephone support, and parent support group.

Program Restricted To


Access Information

Referrals to the Division of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry must be made by physician (e.g. family doctor, paediatrician). Once a referral has been made, it will be triaged within the Division to determine the appropriate clinic and psychiatrist.

User Costs

User Cost No

Referral Contact Information

Phone 613-544-3400 ext. 2508
Fax 613-544-7623

Clients Served

Gender All
Age 0 to 18 years of age.
Catchment LHINs: (South East)
Wheelchair Access Yes


Policy Allowed

Application Referral Forms


English Interpretation Services


Main Hours

Monday 0830-1630
Tuesday 0830-1630
Wednesday 0830-1630
Thursday 0830-1630
Friday 0830-1630