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Eating Disorder Resources

True North Psychology provides help for people experiencing disordered eating and eating disorders. Connect with services and resources on this page.

Services for Eating Disorders

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QUEDS is the QLD public eating disorder service, the Brisbane arm operates outpatient treatment services as well as day programs.

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EDQ services including individual therapeutic support, group therapy, and non-therapeutic supports are available to individuals across Queensland age 16 and over. Many of the services available at EDQ are funded by Queensland Health, while some services will require a Medicare referral or NDIS support package. EDQ also runs carer support programs.

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​The Butterfly Foundation has a range of resources on supporting loved ones with an eating disorder and well as self-help resources. Butterfly also runs a helpline and outpatient groups to support people living with an eating disorder.

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Wandi Nerida is Australia’s first residential recovery centre for people affected by an eating disorder. It is 100% owned and operated by the Butterfly Foundation. It provides a safe, nurturing and healing environment for those most in need, delivering concentrated, person-centred treatment. 

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InsideOut is Australia’s national institute for research, translation and clinical excellence in eating disorders. The website features support resources for individuals, carers and professionals. 

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EDFA was created by families and carers for families and carers. The service offers resources and peer support opportunities for families and carers of individuals with eating disorders. 

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This site aims to provide detailed information on eating disorders, treatment options, and how you can help your loved one. Designed especially for carers.

Media Resources for Eating Disorders

Books

  • Skills-based Caring for a Loved One with an Eating Disorder: The New Maudsley Method 2nd Ed. by Janet Treasure, Grainne Smith and Anna Crane, 2016 

  • 8 Keys to Recovery from an Eating Disorder: Effective Strategies from Therapeutic Practice and Personal Experience by Carolyn Costin and Gwen Schubert Grabb. 2012

  • Sick Enough: A Guide to the Medical Complications of Eating Disorders by Jennifer L. Gaudiani, 2018

  • Help your Teenager Beat an Eating Disorder by Lock & Le Grange

  • My Kid is Back: Empowering Parents to Beat Anorexia Nervosa by Alexander and Le Grange, 2010

  • Anorexia and Other Eating Disorders: How To Help Your Child Eat Well and Be Well by Eva Musby

  • Goodbye ED, Hello Me: Recover from Your Eating Disorder and Fall in Love with Life by Jenni Schaefer, 2009

  • Getting Better Bite By Bite: A Survival Kit for Sufferers of Bulimia Nervosa and Binge Eating Disorders by Ulrike Schmidt, Janet Treasure & June Alexander, 2015

  • Overcoming Binge Eating, Second Edition: The Proven Program to Learn Why You Binge and How You Can Stop by Dr Christopher G Fairburn, 2013

  • The Body is Not an Apology 2nd Ed. by Sonya Renee Taylor, 2021

Podcasts

  • The Eating Disorder Recovery Podcast by Dr Janean Anderson 

  • The Mindful Dietitian by Fiona Sutherland 

  • Butterfly: Let's Talk by The Butterfly Foundation 

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