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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...

Ever wonder why your partner eats too much, even when you warn him or her not to? It could be precisely because your admonitions put your partner into a state of reactance, causing them to go against your advice just to prove their independence. Reactance is...

A couple of weeks ago I made an amazing discovery. Thanks to a facebook advertisement from a local health club, I now realise that I have two bodies; a winter body and a summer body. The summer body, is apparently made in the winter, so I’m...

Many people refer to themselves as compulsive eaters and say "I eat when I'm happy, and I eat when I'm sad", so it's worth considering what we can do to help understand the dissatisfied eater. Dissatisfied eaters eat heavily, need lots of variety, have a strong...

The end of the financial year is just over a week away, but you are just in time to spend some $$ towards your 2017 professional development and make your accountant happy. We have a number of courses suitable for health professionals who encounter clients with...

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 is where...

Over the years we have had quite a few requests to bring our courses to other locations. Adelaide has been the most persistent so...

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 thoughts....