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BodyMatters is delighted to provide a variety of professional development courses. All courses receive a certificate of attendance including CPD hours completed. Most of these training courses will be delivered via Zoom and are therefore accessible to anyone in Australia- however please click the hyperlinks for more information. We always have more courses pending – watch this space!

 

The upcoming events at BodyMatters include:
May
9
Thu
Engaging Ambivalent Clients: Enhancing Motivation and Building Self-efficacy
May 9 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Psychologist and BodyMatters Director Sarah McMahon presents a one day workshop on Engaging Ambivalent Clients: Enhancing Motivation and Building Self-efficacy. | Zoom, Thursday 9 May 2024 10am to 5pm AEST

Location: Via Zoom, Link to be provided prior to the event.
Date: Thursday 9 May 2024

About the Event:
Enhancing our client’s motivation to change and building their self efficacy is absolutely paramount when it comes to treating people experiencing eating and body image issues- including anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa and binge eating disorder. This one day workshop for allied health practitioners provides an introduction to/ refresher of motivational interviewing with a specific application to eating disorders. In particular the workshop will emphasize how to work with clients in precontemplative, contemplative and determination/ preparation stages of change.

Learning objectives:

  1. Understand the transtheoretical stages of change with specific application to eating disorders
  2. Appreciate the key barriers to recovery for eating disorder sufferers
  3. Understand how to support clients to move through precontemplation, contemplation and preparation stages of change
  4. Understand how to build insight in people experiencing eating and body image issues
  5. Describe a novel treatment mechanism positing open expression = trust = social connectedness
  6. Increase motivation to change for people experiencing eating and body image issues
  7. Build self efficacy in people experiencing eating and body image issues

Pricing: $400 + GST

About the presenter:

Sarah McMahon is the Director of BodyMatters Australasia, a Sydney based private practice with a particular interest in treating eating and body image issues. Sarah has worked in the field of eating disorders for approximately 15 years and has supported hundreds of individuals to achieve recovery. Sarah is well known for her compassionate and respectful approach to treatment as well as her ability to engage with clients in the early stages of change, supporting them through the recovery journey.

 

 

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May
16
Thu
Specialist Supportive Clinical Management (SSCM) for Severe and Enduring Anorexia nervosa
May 16 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Psychologist and BodyMatters Director Sarah McMahon presents a course on Specialist Supportive Clinical Management (SSCM) for Severe and Enduring Anorexia nervosa. | Zoom, Thursday 16 May 2024 10am to 5pm AEST

Title: Specialist Supportive Clinical Management (SSCM) for Severe and Enduring Anorexia nervosa – 10am to 5pm AEST
Location: Via Zoom
Price: $400 + GST
Dates: Thursday 16 May, 2024

About the Workshop:

Specialist Supportive Clinical Management (SSCM) was originally designed as a placebo comparative treatment in a clinical trial for the treatment of anorexia nervosa, and  showed promising results. Since then SSCM has continued to be used, and shown to be a valid and effective treatment for anorexia nervosa. SSCM combines a range of tools including clinical management, psychoeducation and encouragement with a supportive therapeutic style, working collaboratively with clients to target specific eating disorder symptoms. The aim of the therapy is to empower clients to make a link between their symptoms, eating behaviour and weight, and to support them to gradually return to normal eating and weight.

About the presenter:

Sarah McMahon is the Director of BodyMatters Australasia, a sydney based private practice with a particular interest in treating eating and body image issues. Sarah has worked in the field of eating disorders for approximately 15 years and has supported hundreds of individuals to achieve recovery. Sarah is well known for her compassionate and respectful approach to treatment as well as her ability to engage with clients in the early stages of change, supporting them through the recovery journey.

 

 

Learning Outcomes:

  • An understanding of the theoretical underpinnings of Specialist Supportive Clinical Management (SSCM)
  • To understand when SSCM is indicated and contraindicated
  • To understand the target symptoms of SSCM
  • Understand the three phase structure of SSCM
  • Apply SSCM as a treatment for Anorexia Nervosa

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Specialist Supportive Clinical Management (SSCM) for Severe and Enduring Anorexia nervosa

1Personal Information
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  • $ 0.00