The Role of Fats

By BodyMatters’ Family Therapist Christie Lomas Fat has come to be a word that many in our society avoid at all cost, but is fat something to be avoided or is it a vital part of our diet? Before addressing this question, lets clarify a couple of things. I am by no means and expert … Continued

Clinical Psychologist Christie Lomas joins The BodyMatters Team!

PLEASE JOIN US IN WELCOMING CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGIST CHRISTIE LOMAS TO THE BODYMATTERS TEAM!   At BodyMatters we are so excited to have Clinical Psychologist Christie Lomas join our team! Christie is an expert in Maudsley Family Therapy, having commenced practice as a Psychologist since 1996 and Clinical Psychologist in 2000. Christie has a great depth … Continued

Supporting your loved one through an eating disorder

By BodyMatters’ Psychologist Kellie Hodder – check out her facebook fan page here! Living with or knowing someone with an eating disorder is enormously challenging. It can be difficult to know how to support your loved and through the recovery process. At BodyMatters we often speak to parents, friends and relatives who want to know how … Continued

Introducing Kassie Bottalico

 PLEASE JOIN US IN WELCOMING KASSANDRA BOTTALICO TO THE BODYMATTERS’ TEAM! At BodyMatters we are thrilled to welcome Kassie Bottalico! We thought you might like to meet Kassie – so we asked her to tell us a bit about herself! NICKNAME: Kassie/Kass QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor of Psychology ACHIEVEMENTS: I think becoming a Psychologist was quite an achievement! … Continued

Dr Ameerah Mattar joins The BodyMatters Team

Please join us in welcoming Dr Ameerah Mattar to the BodyMatters Team! Dr Ameerah Mattar is one of BodyMatters’ shining stars. She is SO passionate about eating disorders treatment that she recently moved from Queensland to join our team! With her distinguished clinical skills, expertise and genuine empathy, we are proud to welcome Dr Ameerah to … Continued

Introducing Kellie Hodder, BodyMatters Health Psychologist

Please join us in welcoming Health Psychologist, Kellie Hodder, to the BodyMatters team Kellie came highly recommended and from the moment we met her, it was obvious Kellie was going to be a strong addition to BodyMatters. In fact, Kellie was SO passionate about eating disorders she literally flew from Adelaide to Sydney to work … Continued

Fat grab misses out on tick of approval

This article was written by Lydia Jade Turner and first published on Online Opinion. Last week the WA state government, The Heart Foundation and The Cancer Council launched a series of anti-obesity ads in the state of WA. The ads employ scare tactics in a bid to pressure viewers into adopting a slimmer waistline. Using … Continued