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Frequently Asked Questions

Below you will find the answers to some of our most frequently asked questions. Can’t find the answers you are looking for? Feel free to contact us with any additional questions or concerns.

What is VERY?

VERY is a psychiatrist-led, virtual, outpatient eating disorder program that provides psychiatry, therapy and dietary services to people ages 10 and up. All of our providers have extensive experience and expertise in eating disorder treatment and truly have dedicated their professional life to serving this patient population and their families.

Who is VERY for?

VERY is designed to support individuals and families of individuals suffering from an eating disorder or disordered eating patterns. Whether you are trying to prevent a problem from getting worse or stepping down from a higher level of care, we are here to support you on your journey to recovery.

Does VERY take insurance?

At this time, we are in network with First Health of Colorado, Aetna, Oscar Health, Oxford, Cigna, Anthem BCBS (all of Colorado), and United Healthcare/Optum of Colorado. Otherwise, we are self-pay/out-of-pocket only. We can provide super bills to submit to insurance for reimbursement and we can look into single case agreements.

Does VERY see patients in person?

We offer virtual services only. We believe by increasing telehealth opportunities, patients have improved access to expert care at their convenience.

What are VERY’s Mission and Values?

Your recovery is our mission. Our core values are:
Heart: Courageous, compassionate, and respectful loving care.
Expert: Professionals experienced in and committed to treating eating disorders with humility.
Access: Convenient virtual eating disorder care for all.
Recovery: Recovery is possible, and we empower individuals to live with purpose and values. Dedication: Dedicated to personalized care for patients, support systems, and providers.

Do I need a referral?

No, you do not need a referral to seek treatment with VERY.

What do I do if I am in crisis?
  1. Call 911 or 988
  2. Call National Eating Disorder Hotline
  3. Go to your local emergency room or urgent care
How much does VERY cost?

We are in network with First Health of Colorado and United Healthcare/Optum of Colorado. Otherwise, self pay rates are as follows:





Initial Psychiatric Evaluation


90 mins

Psychiatric Follow Up


60 mins

Psychiatric Follow Up


30 mins

Psychiatric Check In (urgent/medication management)


15 mins



50 mins

Group Therapy (minimum of six weeks)

$150 per weekly session

90 mins

Dietary Services


50 mins

20% discount when utilizing 3 services
10% discount when utilizing 2 services

We are always happy to provide superbills to submit to insurance for out-of-network reimbursement. We can also discuss the potential of obtaining single-case agreements.

We do not currently accept any insurance including Medicaid and Medicare. But, we are actively working on this and will announce publicly when this changes.

How does VERY provide individualized care?

VERY provides care informed by – Health At Every Size (c) – Intuitive eating, – Fat Liberatory Work – Gender-affirming care.  VERY believes everyone deserves equitable care, regardless of size or identity. 

Still have questions?

Contact us and we’ll get back to you as soon as we can.