At Springfield a team of psychotherapists and psychologists focus on the treatment of persons with eating disorders. Though a majority of the patients are adolescent girls, the hospital sees a number of older men and women from a variety of cultural backgrounds. Typically, Springfield's psychologists use cognitive behavioural type therapies whilst psychotherapists favour psychodynamic type psychotherapies. Patients are usually assigned a psychologist and psychotherapist.
Information obtained through telephone interview with hospital nurse.