Specialized Diagnostic Assessment - Adult

Type of Service

Counselling and Treatment

Program Description

Specialized Diagnostic Assessment measures the severity of the eating disorder diagnosis. It consists of a structured interview based on the DSM-V criteria for eating disorders, followed by the administration of eight psychometric tests that measure related psychopathology (i.e., depression, anxiety, alexithymia, obsessive-compulsive disorder, attachment style, and family functioning). The Specialized Diagnostic Assessment is administered before and after each treatment. The Specialized Diagnostic Assessment is the first step and required prior to admission to treatment.

Access Information

BANA offers referrals to adult inpatient programs. Initial consultations can be arranged by contacting the clinical intake specialist at BANA. Coordinating referrals to the Ontario Community Outreach Program for Eating Disorders (OCOPED).

User Costs

Program Cost No
Additional Cost No

Referral Contact Information

Phone 519-969-2112
Toll-Free 855-969-5530
Fax 519-969-0227

Clients Served

Gender All
Age 20 and up
Catchment LHINs: (Erie St. Clair)
Wheelchair Access No
Accessibility AccommodationsHandicap parking and washroom facility available.


Policy Allowed


English Interpretation Services


Main Hours

Monday 0900-1700
Tuesday 0900-1700
Wednesday 0900-1700
Thursday 0900-1700
Friday 0900-1700

Office is closed 1200-1300.