Managing binge eating with distress tolerance

By Deborah Etienne Ward Much of the time binge eating episodes occur following the experience of distress and negative emotions....

March 24

Do “cheat meals” encourage binge eating?

By Madalyn Oliver Depending on who you ask, the definition of a “cheat meal” will vary. However, for the...

January 19
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Four quick tips to reduce binge eating

By Deborah Etienne-Ward Much of the time binge eating episodes occur following the experience of distress and negative emotions....

August 18

What is the difference between Maudsley Family Based Treatment and the New Maudsley Method?

By Madalyn Oliver The Maudsley approach or Family Based Treatment (FBT) is considered to be the treatment of choice...

August 17
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BodyMatters welcomes co founder back from maternity leave

BodyMatters co-founder Lydia Jade Turner has returned from maternity leave and is taking on new clients again. We are...

June 24

Starvation strikes! (trigger warning: graphic images)

By therapist Sarah McMahon Ancel Keys’ “Great Starvation Study” provides invaluable feedback when understanding the impact of starvation on...

November 25
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Help!! Someone I love has an eating disorder!!

  By Psychologist Sarah McMahon At BodyMatters we have a constant stream of people contacting us because someone they...

August 14

Why do we binge eat around menstruation?

Psychologist Sarah McMahon talks about this significant issue for so many females! Binge eating and menstruation are two separate...

July 22
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Christmas is fun … isn't it?

Christmas can be TOUGH when you have an eating disorder…Firstly, summer in Australia means sun, surf and swimmers. So...

December 1
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10 things not to say to someone with an eating disorder

by Lydia Jade Turner In our last post we discussed the ease at which one might accidentally distress an eating...

November 1