People on the beach

Coping with the Summer Season

Whilst for many, the summer season is a time of catch up with family, friends, going to the beach, wearing summer clothes, last minute food decisions and more occasions to eat out socially, for people living with an eating disorder it can be a particularly stressful time. For those with an eating disorder, this can…

Christmas Coping

Coping with the Holiday Season

The holiday season is just around the corner, literally. After a pandemic, this may also mean more outings, weddings, engagement parties, work Christmas parties, family gatherings, social outings/occasions with friends and thus a period of heightened stress, anxiety, and fear of the unknown when you are battling an eating disorder. We understand just how challenging…

Teens Peadiatric

Does my child need to see a Paediatrician?

Short answer: It is of preference that a Paediatrician be part of the Multi-Disciplinary team.  Paediatricians specialise in the health, growth and development of babies, children, and teenagers, and can assess and manage mental illness affecting children and young adolescents. As Eating Disorders have the highest mortality rate of any mental health illness, with around…