psychologist for eating disorders and body image concern

Emily is a warm and empathetic therapist who takes a client-centred approach to treatment. She grew up in the Adelaide hills and moved to Sydney in 2018 to pursue a career in the treatment of eating disorders. She holds a Bachelor of Health Science (Epidemiology), Graduate Diploma of Psychological Science, and Bachelor of Psychology (Honours – first class).


Emily believes that the therapeutic alliance, where the client feels safe and heard, is a central component of successful treatment and aims to establish this relationship with her clients. She is particularly passionate about supporting adolescents who are experiencing anorexia nervosa and is trained in Maudsley Family Based Therapy (MFBT). Additionally, in working with adult clients experiencing anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, body image concerns, social anxiety, obsessive-compulsive disorder, insomnia, and postnatal anxiety and depression. 


Emily utilises a range of therapy modalities to suit her clients needs including Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Enhanced Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT-E), Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for Insomnia (CBTi), Motivational Interviewing (MI), Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT), Radically-Open Dialectical Behavioural Therapy (RO DBT), and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT). She also believes in the therapeutic benefits of a deeper awareness and connection with your body through gentle movement, mindful breathing, and meditation; and has completed a 200 hour yoga teacher training. 


Outside of her work Emily enjoys waking up early and spending time in nature, exploring new places around Sydney, going to farmers markets, and reading fiction and non-fiction books.


Emily works at our practice on Wednesdays and Fridays.