BodyMatters Australasia provides counselling and treatment for eating and dieting disorders, body image issues and problematic exercise. Our team of experienced therapists deliver treatment that is industry leading and best practice. If you are suffering from disordered eating, want to improve your relationship with your food and/ or exercise, or are concerned about a loved one exhibiting any of these concerns, we can help you. We offer a range of customised services including counselling, support groups, and events.

Embracing Inclusivity: Steps We’ve Taken at BodyMatters to Create a Safe Haven for Every Body

At BodyMatters, our commitment to inclusivity is not just a mantra; it’s a guiding principle that permeates every aspect...

March 21
The Paradox of "Beautiful" in Body Image Campaigns: How It Upholds the Importance of Beauty as a "Thing"

The Paradox of “Beautiful” in Body Image Campaigns: How It Upholds the Importance of Beauty as a “Thing”

I saw it again today. This time it was the  heading “All Postpartum Body Types Are Beautiful”, accompanied by...

March 6

Introducing our First Recovery Talks Speaker

Photo by Antenna on Unsplash BodyMatters is thrilled to officially confirm that we will begin hosting monthly Recovery Talks...

March 16

Pet therapy: 14 reasons why owning a pet could be good for your recovery

It has been said “There is no psychiatrist in the world like a puppy licking your face” (Bernard Williams)....

March 10
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Does Victoria have more than its fair share of Fat Shamers?

Fat shaming continues to be all around us, however it seems that Victoria is beginning to develop a particularly...

January 21

Shame on you, Victoria!

By BodyMatters therapist Sarah McMahon  I was extremely disturbed yesterday when I was advised that the Western Australia’s  “Live...

August 18

Studio 10’s Forum on Body Image

Earlier this week I had the privilege of speaking about Body Image on Studio 10. You can watch the...

June 26