Residential Treatment Schedule

The following residential treatment schedule is an example of what one can expect out of a typical day in residential eating disorder treatment at Magnolia Creek.

TIME Event
6:15-6:30 Wake-Up and Weigh-In
6:45-7:30 Portioning/Breakfast
7:30-8:30 Nursing Assessments/Med Time/Individual Sessions
8:30-10:00 Process Group Therapy
10:00-10:30 Portioning/Snack
10:30-11:45 Nursing Assessments/Med Time/Individual Sessions
11:45-12:45 Group Therapy: Various Topics
12:45-1:45 Meds/Lunch/Meal Processing
1:45-2:45 Group Therapy: Various Topics
2:45-3:15 Portioning/Snack
3:15-4:15 Experiential or Recreational Group Therapy
4:15-5:15 Individual Sessions
5:15-6:00 Meds/Dinner/Meal Processing
6:00-8:00 Outside Meeting/Community Resources
8:00-8:30 Meds/Portioning/Snack
8:30-10:30 Journal Time
10:30 Bedtime


Differences Between Programs

Magnolia Creek offers two levels of care to our clients: a residential, or residential program, and a partial hospitalization program. Typically, clients start in residential care and then step down into the partial hospitalization program. However, in some cases, clients may begin treatment in partial hospitalization. The schedule for the partial hospitalization program is similar to that of our residential treatment schedule, with the exception that clients spend evenings and nights in off-site apartments.

The chart below outlines the key differences between the two programs.

Program Hours Sunday-Saturday 24 hours Sunday-Saturday 8:30 am -5:30 pm
Minimum Length of Stay 30 days 30 days
Housing On-Site Off-Site Apartments
Meals 3 meals a day

2 snacks

3 meals a day

2 snacks

Nursing Care On-site 24 hours Available as needed
Nurse Practitioner Weekly As Needed
Psychiatrist Weekly
Dietician Weekly
Primary Therapist 2 times per week 1 time per week
Family Therapist Once a week Once a week
Therapy Groups & Classes 30 hours per week 20 hours per week
Medical Status Must be Medically Stable
Medications Administered by Nursing Staff Self-Medicating

Nursing Staff Available


Eating Disorder Treatment at Magnolia Creek

Magnolia Creek offers top-notch residential eating disorder treatment in a home-like setting. For more information on our residential treatment schedule or any of our programs, reach out to us at 866-318-2329.