Eating Disorders

October 14, 2022
Eating Disorder Treatment Gold Coast

Eating Disorder Treatment Gold Coast

Approximately one million Australians are living with an eating disorder – that’s 4% of the entire population! Further, 31.6% of Australian adolescents engage in disordered eating behaviours in any given year. Eating disorders are complex, serious, and have the potential to be a life-threatening mental illness. They are characterised by […]
March 8, 2022
Do I Have Body Dysmorphia

Do I Have Body Dysmorphia?

Body dysmorphia is more than just feeling insecure about your appearance. We firstly all have something we would like to change about ourselves. We all have days where we look in the mirror and feel a bit down. However, the obsession over your appearance and fixation over flaws that need […]
November 5, 2019
Eatign Disorders Treatment and Management Plan

Eating Disorders Treatment and Management Plan

On the 1st of November, 2019, the government released a new Medicare initiative to support the treatment of person’s with an Eating Disorder. Person’s with a diagnosed eating disorder can now access up to 40 sessions with a psychologist and up to 20 sessions with a dietitian for the treatment […]
July 5, 2019
Anorexia Nervosa Risk Factors and Treatment

Anorexia Nervosa: Risk Factors and Treatment

Anorexia Nervosa is a serious psychological disorder that is characterised by a person’s core desire to be thinner and lose weight, and with an intense obsessional fear of gaining weight or being fat – despite being underweight. The disorder may begin with a seemingly harmless desire to be a bit […]
April 18, 2019
CBT Treatment of Eating Disorders Gold Coast

CBT Treatment of Eating Disorders

Do I Have an Eating Disorder? Do you have a love/hate relationship with food or eating?  Do you have an intense fear of putting on weight or getting fat (regardless of your body shape or appearance)?   With so much social pressure on how we look, your self-worth may be […]
April 9, 2019

Bulimia: Risk Factors and Treatment

At the heart of the struggle with Bulimia Nervosa is an extreme focus and worry about weight and body shape, with a person’s sense of self and judgements of self-worth dependant on achieving a particular body shape and weight ideals. Thoughts often involve themes of low self-esteem; being dissatisfied with […]