Understanding anorexia and bulimia: how can we support sufferers?

07860 373 762 07860 373 762
20th April 2024, 10.00am - 4.00pm
Open to all
£65 per workshop or £115 for both workshops booked together (See February 10th for obesity workshop)

Aims and objectives

  • To gain an understanding of the essential characteristics of anorexia and bulimia and its correlation to addiction.
  • To recognise and understand how attachment theory relates to eating disorders.
  • To provide therapeutic support to those suffering from anorexia and bulimia.
  • To understand the link between early sexual trauma and eating disorders.
  • To gain knowledge of the 12-step model for use in supporting sufferers and integrate key concepts into your practice.


  • What is an eating disorder?
  • Characteristics of anorexia/characteristics of bulimia (DSM V reference).
  • Research – anorexia and addiction.
  • Cycle of addiction and its connection to anorexia/bulimia.
  • Anorexia/binge eating/bulimia – the triple threat.
  • Attachment theory relating to eating disorders.
  • Links with childhood sexual trauma.
  • Steps 1-12 summarised.
  • Five-hour CPD Certificates issued

Suitable for

  • counsellors
  • nurses
  • psychotherapists
  • trainees
  • psychologists
  • students
  • dieticians
  • occupational therapists
  • nutritionists
  • teachers
  • psychiatrists
  • youth workers
  • family therapists
  • personal trainers

Contact me for more information and to book your place

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Hosted by Rochelle Craig

I specialise in working with disordered & destructive eating behaviours including anorexia/binge eating disorder and food addiction. I have my own personal recovery from an eating disorder plus nearly 20 yrs of working in this field using an addiction based model integrating CBT, Compassion Focused Therapy and Motivational Interviewing techniques.

Hosted by Rochelle Craig