Supporting parents, carers and partners through their loved one’s recovery journey

Everything you need to know:

Parents, carers and partners support group
The first Saturday of each month
BodyMatters Australasia, 5/2A Waters Road Neutral Bay NSW 2089
5pm – 6:30pm
$15 per person
Email your full name and contact phone number to

Guidelines for the group:

Anything that is discussed in the group stays in the group and we are able to trust one another to respect each other’s privacy.
Group members are encouraged to be open and honest about their emotions, feelings, experiences and behaviours in group discussion.
Effort towards Recovery
It is important that all members to discuss and share ideas about how to support their child/friend or loved one towards recovery.
Sharing in Group
No one will be required or forced to share in group discussion, however, we will strongly encourage all members to contribute to the group and be given equal opportunity to be involved in each meeting.

Who are your facilitators?

The facilitators for the Parents, Carers and Partners Support Group rotate. They are usually two of the following BodyMatters team members:

Feel free to contact us if you are interested in which team members are running a particular group!


Rebecca is an intern psychologist at BodyMatters. She has completed all tertiary training to become a psychologist and is in the process of completing a period of ‘supervised practice’ in the workplace to obtain her full registration. Rebecca has a genuine interest in eating disorders and she is motivated to help make a difference to the lives of those on the journey to recovery. Alongside her work at BodyMatters, Rebecca is a counsellor with The Butterfly Foundation where she also regularly co-facilitates support groups. She is passionate about the positive and long-lasting changes that support groups can provide to those suffering from an eating disorder.

How to connect with us…

If you have any questions about the support groups please do not hesitate to contact us. If you would like to sign up for a support group please register by emailing your full name and contact phone number to, letting us know you’d like to come along to the support group. We look forward to meeting. We also recommend to you our Parents and Partners Toolkit which is a useful resource you may benefit from.