//Eating Psychology

The Australian Centre for Eating Disorders (ACFED) Approved Practitioner

I'm excited to have become an Australian Centre for Eating Disorders (ACFED) approved practitioner. Over the next few years I will be working towards GOLD membership. ACFED train psychotherapists,  psychologists, social workers, counsellors, registered nurses and dieticians in theory and skills related to eating disorders (including anorexia, bulimia, binge eating and orthorexia), obesity and nutrition. If you are [...]

A Jungian Understanding of The Fat Complex by Cheryl Fuller PhD on Shrink Rap Radio

Image Credit: Shrink Rap Radio A Jungian Understanding of The Fat Complex with Cheryl Fuller on Shrink Rap Radio, is without a doubt one of the most informative and enlightening conversations I have listened to in a long time. Whilst this podcast is a must listen for all - it is essential listening for mental health and wellness professionals. Why? Because amongst several thought [...]

To the Bone Review [Video]

Image Credit: Netflix To the Bone Review There is a lot of controversy surrounding the Netflix movie, To the Bone. As a former long-time sufferer of bulimia and as a counsellor and psychotherapist on the Northern Beaches of Sydney who has worked for nearly 20 years with women suffering with eating disorders – I get [...]

20 Powerful Books to Help You Befriend Your Body

Do you remember the last time you felt at home in your body? Increasingly, many of us feel a sense of alienation, disconnection, a lack of safety, and insecurity within our bodies. At the core, this sense of dis-ease can often be the result of early childhood attachment and interpersonal ruptures, emotional neglect and/or trauma. In The Body [...]

Move Beyond the Brokenness and Connect With the Place That Has Never Been Broken

    Image Credit: Iryne R on Flickr I am so excited to share with you my first guest post on Recovery Warriors: Move Beyond the Brokenness and Connect With the Place That Has Never Been Broken. In this blog, I write about -how our body is the home for our soul -our [...]

Disordered Eating: A Search for Wholeness Podcast with Lourdes Viado

Disordered Eating: A Search for Wholeness Podcast with Lourdes Viado I am so excited to share this podcast with you. I was recently interviewed by Women In-Depth host, Lourdes Viado, about disordered eating. You can subscribe to Women In-Depth: Conversations About the Inner Lives of Women on iTunes. I hope you enjoy hearing about disordered [...]

10 Tips for Mindful Eating

Image Credit: Headspace As a counsellor and psychotherapist on the Northern Beaches of Sydney working with eating disorders, disordered eating and food, weight and body image concerns - it's important to explore in therapy why you eat, what to eat, when to eat and how to eat. How do you eat? What does your food taste like? [...]

Embodiment: Our Body As Home

Image Credit: Canstock Welcome to my guest blogger series Women and the Body. This post is by Toni Jackson. Toni is a psychotherapist, counsellor and creative therapist in Fremantle and Mundaring, who specialises in working with women around the issues of self-worth, anxiety, body image and personal power. She is a certified Gestalt Therapist, with [...]

15 Great Christmas Blogs to Help You Cope at Christmas & Through the Festive Season

15 Great Christmas Blogs to Help You Cope at Christmas & Throughout the Festive Season. 30 Alternatives to a Dysfunctional Family Christmas by Jodie Gale Five Tips from Six Experts: Surviving Christmas & New Years Without Dieting by BodyMatters (Disordered Eating+ Eating Disorders) Seven Tips for How to Survive and Thrive at Christmas by Marg Ryan Coping [...]

10 soulful books for eating disorder recovery & other food, weight and body issues

10 soulful books for eating disorder recovery and other food, weight and body issues After 20+ years preoccupied with yo-yo dieting and disordered eating, a recovery journey and then training as a psychotherapist - in 2008 - I completed my Master’s thesis, Call off the Search: Eating disorders a symptom of psychospiritual crisis. The context that [...]

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