Eating Disorder Help


The information below can help direct you to eating disorder treatment and resources in the Quad Cities and nationally.

The Amy Helpenstell Foundation Fund provides this feature on our site as a public service. We do not endorse or recommend one provider over another and cannot guarantee the services provided.
This resource list is compiled by Amy's Gift, a program of the Robert Young Center for Community Mental Health that educates the public and provides information on eating disorder resources local to the Quad Cities area. Please visit their website to learn more.

Amy's Gift
Contact: Stephanie Burrough, Project Coordinator
Phone: (309) 779-3077

All psychologists and dietitians listed below are trained in best practices for eating disorders here in the Quad Cities. Physician resources listed below have worked one-on-one with families to help provide integrated care. In addition, the Quad Cities Eating Disorders Support Group is another well-established resource available locally.

24 Hour Crisis Intervention

Counseling Resources

  • Betsy Zmuda-Swanson, L.C.S.W.

    Marriage and Family Counseling Services
    1800 3rd Avenue, Rock Island, Illinois
    Phone: (309) 786-3006      


  • Chris McCormick-Pries, A.R.N.P.

    Vera French Community Mental Health Center
    1441 West Central Park Ave, Davenport, Iowa
    Phone: (563) 383-1900
  • Francy Ricketts, Ph.D.

    Adolescent Child & Couple Psychology
    2208 7th Avenue, Rock Island, Illinois
    Phone: (309) 786-1569
  • Sharon C. Lash, Psy.D.

    Southpark Psychology
    2100 52nd Avenue, Moline, Illinois
    Phone: (309) 797-2900
  • Robin Peterson, Psy.D., LP, LHSP

    Psychology Health Group
    2102 E 38th Street, Davenport, Iowa
    Phone: (563) 359-4049
  • Candice Kundert, LISW

            Healing Heart Center
            Porter Cottage, Building C            
            2800 Eastern Ave, Davenport, Iowa 52803           
            Phone: (563) 370-7995  


Physician Resources

  • Dr. Teresa L. Coon, M.D.

    State Street Women's Health Center
    1004 State Street, Bettendorf, IA 
    Phone: (563) 359-5535
  • Dr. Mona Alqulali, M.D.

    Infinity Medical Group
    507 South 4th Street, Clinton, IA
    Phone: (563) 241-4000

Nutritional Counseling Resources

  • Mary Pocivasek, R.D, L.D.N.

    By appointment only
    (309) 757-1264

Quad Cities Eating Disorders Support Group

  • Trinity Enrichment Center

    4622 Progress Drive, Suite A
    Davenport, IA 52807
    6-7 p.m. on the 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th Wednesdays of every month
    Facilitator: Betsy Zmuda-Swanson, LCSW
    Phone: (309) 786-3006
    Enrichment Center Phone: (563) 742-5800
    Please call first.

National Resources

  • ANAD (National Association for Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders)
    Helpline: (630) 577-1330
    Business: (630) 577-1333


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