What is Khloe teaching us about the “revenge body”?

By Georgina Lavan Source: The Celebrity Auction The Kardashian’s are at it again in 2017. Kim is back on social media, Rob and Chyna have just had a baby, and the youngest of the Kardashian daughters, Khloe, has been doing the rounds of media campaigns for the release of her new television show ‘Revenge Body … Continued

Putting Food Into Perspective

Reposted from Eating Disorders Blog with permission. Adapted from original article by Karen Koenig. For people who’ve spent a long time engaged in dysregulated eating and are trying to become “normal” eaters, it takes a while to put food into a comfortable perspective. These questions must be asked and answered: Do you see food as a … Continued

YMCA introduces “Playnasium” for you and your child

By Georgina Lavan Source: Bandt The YMCA has been dedicated to community health for over 150 years. In fact, did you know that they were the inventors of basketball and volleyball? True story! Now, YMCA Victoria has collaborated with creative agency McCann Melbourne to introduce its latest campaign, the “Playnasium”. “The YMCA Playnasium turns your … Continued

Feeling Like the Only One with Your Problem

Reposted from Eating Disorders Blog with permission; Adapted from original article by Karen Koenig.   It makes me sad to hear clients or workshop participants say that they feel like the only one with a specific problem. Maybe it’s bingeing, bulimia, or secret eating. Or having a mom with a long-standing drinking problem or a Dad … Continued

BodyMatters staff taking on the Colour Run

By Georgina Lavan Source: The Colour Run The BodyMatters team have made a pact to take on the happiest 5k on the planet – the Colour Run 2017!! Our whole team will be donning our whites as we jog through the picturesque Sydney Botanic Gardens, enjoying the night skyline whilst being covered head to toe … Continued

Equine Therapy

By Georgina Lavan Source: Community Counselling Solutions When you hear the word therapy, many people’s initial thoughts involve the stereotype of sitting indoors on a lounge with their back turned to the therapist. Whilst traditionally, therapy is done indoors, in recent years therapists in Australia have been mixing things up and taking therapy outdoors in the … Continued

Male body dysmorphia

By Georgina Lavan Source: Gym Buzz Body image issues in males are often a silent subject when women are so readily criticized in the media. However, reported cases in Australia continue to rise as the ideal vision of masculinity is continually chased by the male community. It has been reported that one in 10 men … Continued