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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

At Home with Eating Disorders Conference 2017

By Georgina Lavan Source: Twitter The At Home with Eating Disorders Conference is being held on May 12-13 at...

May 4

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

Understanding our response to traumatic events: The Polyvagal Theory

By Sarah McMahon When faced with danger, threat, fear, stress or trauma, why is it that we respond differently...

January 12

Sarah makes an appearance on SBS’ Insight

By Georgina Lavan Our very own Sarah McMahon, psychologist and director of BodyMatters, made an appearance on SBS’ Insight,...

October 27

13 things that are sure to make you feel crap about your body…

By Sarah McMahon Compare yourself with others, and focus on their “good bits” Engage in “body checking” behaviour, such...

June 8

Five Apps to Practice Mindfulness

By Sarah McMahon When was the last time you really took notice of what you were doing and brought...

April 22

“Curvy Barbie”? Sarah speaks about our body image epidemic in Australia

You may have heard last weeks news: Barbie has had a make over– indeed, 33 new Barbie dolls are now...

February 7

116 New Years goals that don’t involve weight loss

By Sarah McMahon As we begin yet another year it is normal (and healthy!) to reflect on the year that has...

January 4

19 tips to help you survive Christmas

By BodyMatters therapist Sarah McMahon It would be rare for us to have a client who isn’t worried about...

December 16