Share your Experiences to Help Others

BodyMatters is looking for volunteers to share their experiences. We understand the importance of the lived experience and hope...

October 26

Ortho-what? When the pursuit of health becomes unhealthy

Have you heard the term “orthorexia”? Although an unofficial diagnosis, this term was coined by Steven Bratman in 1997 to...

May 19

BodyMatters welcomes Tim to the team!

NICKNAME: I have a few but normally either TJ, Teej or Bozo. QUALIFICATIONS: I recently completed a Graduate Diploma...

May 3

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

The Necessity of Self-Care Routines

Reposted from Eating Disorders Blog with permission; Adapted from original article by Karen Koenig. One of the worst things you...

March 15

Teaching Families that Integration (Not Eradication) Leads to Recovery

Reposted from Eating Disorders Blog with permission; Adapted from original article by Anna Kowalski and Abby Gold. Having worked at Monte...

March 8

Controlled by Exercise: The Distance Between Self-Harm & Self-Care

Reposted from Eating Disorders Blog with permission. Adapted from original article by Angie Viets, LCP. “Strong is the new skinny.”...

March 1

Why Do I Swell Up? Dehydration, Edema, and the Effects of Purging (Vomiting, Laxatives, and/or Diuretics)

Reposted from Eating Disorders Blog with permission. Adapted from original article by Dr. Jennifer Gaudiani. As you all know—and hopefully...

February 20

What are the Benefits of Using a Recovery Tool Like Recovery Record?

By Sarah McMahon Recovery Record is a powerful App that we use regularly at BodyMatters. We have written about...

February 13

BodyMatters welcomes dietitian Sal to the team!

NICKNAME:  Sal QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor of Science, Postgraduate Diploma of Nutrition and Dietetics, Diploma of Education ACHIEVEMENTS: Balancing a career...

January 2