Finding Balance Psychology

Helping adults with eating and body image concerns

Based in Perth, I am a Credentialed Eating Disorder Clinicians (CEDC). My passion is to help people develop a positive relationship with eating and their body. I help  adults with restrictive eating / dieting, comfort eating, binge eating, weight or body image concerns, and eating disorders. I also provide therapy and support to families and carers, supervision to other mental health professionals, and support and education to GPs and other referrers. 

I take a non-diet, Health At Every Size (HAES), body respect stance,  understand how trauma interacts with eating disorders, and the overlap between neurodivergence and eating disorders.

For those with clinical eating disorders, I incorporate these trauma informed and neuro-affirming understandings into the evidence based models I use: Enhanced Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT-E) for eating disorders, Specialist Supportive Clinical Management (SSCM), Schema Therapy, and Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT).

Dietician support and restorative yoga

We share our office space with an eating disorder dietician, Dr Tasmiah Masih, and encourage all clients with eating disorders to have dietetic support.

People with eating disorders recover more quickly when they receive both psychological and dietetic support, and Tas works from a non-diet, Health At Every Size framework. 

Tas is also a highly experienced yoga teacher – how lucky are we – and offers restorative yoga classes on Thursday evenings.

Please contact her directly on 0421 130 222 or for both dietetic and yoga bookings and information. 

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It's important to me that you feel as comfy as possible while you're waiting to see me, and while we're in my office. 

 I have lots of sensory sensitivities which can give me migraine, so I understand how these things can have a real impact.

If there's anything else I can do, let me know.
Hollie finished with us last week, and is now having a well deserved rest before her baby arrives.  Many of you have asked me what is happening with reception,  and the answer is that I'll be doing the admin myself.

Tarika, Hollie and I have worked hard over the past four years to automate and streamline the admin procedures, so it's now very easy for me to manage.

You can still contact me by phone or email, and if you need to contact me about changing a same day appointment then I'd suggest texting me, as I check the phone more often than the email.  The only difference will be on Wednesday, which is my day off, so text and email messages won't be seen until Thursday.

Do you have a food pusher in your family - someone who tries to force food on you, or make you eat out of guilt?

You can eat whatever you want, but you also have the right (and need) to say no to food that you don't want to eat.  If that's tricky or you don't know what to say, try these ideas.

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The eating disorder voice loves to have rules about what 'counts' for movement, and loves to tell you that whatever you're doing doesn't count.

Here's some tips for ways to talk back from your healthy self.

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We're still looking for a part time receptionist to join us from April, so if you're interested, don't delay.

All the information you need is on the website, so no DMs please.
It's International Women's Day tomorrow - I'm doing this today while I have some free time.

The theme this year is about advancing women and inclusivity, and I think one of the ways we can advance is by seeing ourself as more than our appearance, knowing we have more to contribute are capable of so much more than being thin, pretty or perfect.
Hollie is pregnant and finishing in May, so I'm looking for a new receptionist.  Please feel free to share to your networks to help me find someone great.  Unfortunately, I can't employ current or previous clients for ethical reasons. 

All the information you need is on the website, so no DMs please.
Hollie is pregnant and will be leaving us in May, so we're on the hunt for a new receptionist to take her place, starting with a two-week handover in April.

We can't employ a current or former client, but do you know someone in your network who might be a good fit for me?  If you do, please share this ad with them.

Finding Balance Psychology is no longer accepting referrals for young people and families, but we welcome referrals for adults 18 years and over.