Overcoming Anorexia for Carers

Overcoming Anorexia Online is an online self help intervention based on the proven Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) approach, for carers helping and supporting a person with anorexia. The user works through 8 sessions to help them to understand the thoughts, feelings and behaviours of the anorexia suffer.

The program teaches family or friends the skills to become expert carers. Topics include:
·         The symptoms and causes of anorexia
·         Effective Communication
·         How anorexia affects families
·         Meal Support
·         The risks of anorexia
·         Dealing with bingeing, purging and other difficult behaviours
·         How to help the person stay well and prevent relapse
·         Self management in crises and conflict

The content has been authored by respected CBT practitioner, Dr Chris Williams who as a Past-President of British Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies (www.BABCP.com) has many years’ experience of treating patients suffering from several different conditions.

The course has been researched with the help of Beat and updated in collaboration with Dr Ulrike Schmidt, the internationally recognised expert on eating disorders from the Institute of Psychiatry in London, as well as Professor Janet Treasure, Director of the Eating Disorder Unit at South London and Maudsley NHS Trust and Chief Medical Officer at Beat.

Please visit www.overcominganorexiaonline.com for more information on how to get access to these materials.

If you are a practitioner or eating disorders unit and would like information on discounts for bulk purchase of licenses please contact Stephen Taylor-Parker on 0113 357 2122.

Beat will receive a donation for every Overcoming Anorexia Online sold.

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