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As part of a ‘new corporate strategy’ Weightwatchers in the US, has announced it will be promoting free memberships to teens aged 13 – 17years old. Weightwatchers claim it will “help the development of healthy habits at a critical life stage”. I would argue that......

Another group of brand new ACFED Approved Practitioners complete their Eating Disorder Essentials training in Melbourne this May. We are proud to welcome them to the ACFED family! Our course feedback is important to us so we like to ask each course to provide their......

I spoke at an International Women’s Day event last week. It was a reasonably large event and I started by stating that ‘statistically there were over 15 people currently in the room who have an eating disorder’. I talked about the secrecy surrounding eating disorders......

  The sign-up numbers for gym membership increase by about 15% in the first month of the year, so your local gym will be warming up this week in order to sell, as it does every year,  the idea of obtaining the perfect body. We......

Over the years we have had quite a few requests to bring our courses to other locations. Adelaide has been the most persistent so… we are bringing our 5 Day Eating Disorder Essentials course to South Australia for the first time in 2017! Adelaide –......

This is just a small selection of the men and women that have joined the ACFED family.  We use the word family, because we have a personal connection with each and every person in our ACFED Approved Practitioner network.  We have met each person, and......

Eating disorder behaviour is usually conducted in secret. Friends, family and peers can often be completely unaware that someone is bingeing, purging or denying themselves food. At some point, we hope the sufferer will become brave enough to recognise the problem and seek help. This......

Last Saturday night the 29th July 2017 The Australian Centre for Eating Disorders were honoured to be awarded the Excellence in Social Enterprise award at the Sunny’s Business Awards in Coffs Harbour NSW. Celebrating years of hard work Kyla and Allison enjoyed a great night......