psychological biases or cognitive biases associated with body image concerns

Exploring the Impact of Cognitive Biases on Body Image and the Need for Interventions

  Body image is a significant aspect of our self-perception and influences our daily interactions, self-esteem, and decisions. Unfortunately,...

April 30
Sophie Ballinger, a member of BodyMatters Australasia for eating disorders

Welcoming Sophie Ballinger to the BodyMatters Australasia Team

BodyMatters Australasia is excited to welcome Sophie Ballinger, our new Clinical Psychologist, who specialises in eating disorders. Sophie joins...

April 29
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.

Eating Disorder Support in Canberra

As we, BodyMatters Australasia, continue to establish our presence in Canberra, we’re proud to reinforce our commitment to providing...

March 27
International Women's Day

Celebrating the Spirit of Womanhood: Beyond Body and Clothes

In the spirit of International Women’s Day today, 4 March 2024, it’s essential to dive into the discussion about...

March 8
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
Become a podcast geust in our Understanding Body Matters podcast channel

Be a Part of Our Understanding Body Matters Podcast

  Our Understanding Body Matters podcast has reached an impressive milestone of 113 episodes, each packed with helpful information...

January 30

Rethinking Health Education: A Call to Protect Our Adolescents

In the dynamic world of education and youth health, a pressing issue has emerged – the unintended impact of...

November 28

Exciting Announcement: The New Perth Clinic of BodyMatters

  We are beyond delighted to announce the opening of our new clinic in the heart of Perth. Our...

October 3
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Jennifer Puth

NICKNAME: Jen QUALIFICATIONS: Master of Clinical Psychology, Honours degree in Psychology, Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, Diploma of Counselling ACHIEVEMENTS: Receiving my...

September 1

Making peace with your pregnant body

By Andrea Guerrini “A culture fixated on female thinness is not an obsession about female beauty, but an obsession about...

October 28