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Eating & Exercise Disorders

As a Physiotherapist focusing on eating disorders, I am passionate about supporting individuals on their journey to recovery. As a valued multi-disciplinary team member, I offer expert guidance on the safe and appropriate integration of exercise and movement into recovery plans. 

Joyful, Safe Movement


Meet your physio

I have enriched my knowledge and skills in managing eating disorders through advanced training from InsideOut - Australia's premier institution for research and clinical excellence in the field. The Essentials eLearning Program offered by InsideOut is the only online course that is fully aligned with the competency framework outlined by The National Eating Disorders Collaboration (NEDC), as recognised by Medicare.

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Who do you help?

Using an evidence-based framework, I help individuals who are living with Anorexia Nervosa (AN), Bulimia Nervosa (BN), Binge-eating Disorder (BED) and Other Specific Feeding & Eating Disorders (OSFED), Avoidant/Restrictive Food Intake Disorder (ARFID), disordered and excessive exercise outside the context of a diagnosed eating disorder.

  • Don’t have an eating disorder diagnosis.

  • Try to control weight and shape with exercise.

  • Want see a physio who is HAES-aligned, weight-inclusive and non-judgmental.

  • Use exercise as permission to eat.

  • Continue to exercise even when sick or injured.

  • Feel anxious if unable to exercise.

  • Track calories and feel guilty if they don't meet their "targets".

I also help people who:


Physio Services

  • Help transition from a dysfunctional relationship with exercise and build skills in mindful and intuitive movement

  •  I offer in-session movement therapy, including mat/seated work such as yoga, Pilates, and strength training as well as ongoing psychoeducation and CBT-based framework for repairing a person's dysfunctional relationship with exercise

  • Physiotherapists are often best placed to deliver advice and management of potential low bone density and osteoporosis in some people with eating disorders. 

  • As the expert in exercise within the treatment teams, I assess, manage and provide safe recommendations for movement and exercise during your recovery.

  • Assessment of medical risks related to movement and stage of ED recovery with specific recommendations on beginning or continuing movement/exercise based on medical status and psychological well-being.

  • Physiotherapy input for body image explores and embraces many issues around body image concerns, including size, shape, and proportions, with the intention of promoting the development of a positive and more realistic body image. Body awareness techniques can also be used to promote awareness through physical movement.

  • assess, advise, educate, and manage the various physical and psychological components of an eating disorder related to movement​.

  • Assess and diagnose musculoskeletal conditions, and use physiotherapy techniques in your management plan, including acupuncture and dry needling, soft tissue mobilisation, exercise therapy and muscle re-education and motor control training. 

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