Aurora Behavioral Health Center specializes in the treatment of eating disorders and related concerns utilizing an integrated approach to treatment.

We are the first yoga-based eating disorder treatment center in New York City, and the first eating disorder treatment center in the area to specialize in the treatment of Binge Eating Disorder, compulsive overeating and emotional eating. 



Co-founders Marissa Sappho and Maria Sorbara Mora, first met in 2013 working together on an outpatient treatment team. Their continued collaboration and shared vision led them to the dream of building Aurora. A place for body awareness, acceptance and healing of mind, body, and soul.

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All admissions begin with a phone call. If you are inquiring about outpatient treatment services, you will schedule an intake appointment over the phone and an intake packet will be given to you to complete and return prior to your intake session.

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Treatment at Aurora includes all levels of outpatient care from individual services through the IOP and PHP levels. Psychotherapy, Nutrition Counseling, Yoga Therapy and Meal Support are some of our treatment services. 

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