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ValentinaGermania
Can anyone here recommend a good FBT therapist in the Melbourne region in Australia?
Keep feeding. There is light at the end of the tunnel.
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Foodsupport_AUS
Linsey Atkins has a good reputation, also Maria Ganci. Vicki O'Dwyer. all well known. Location may be an issue. Melbourne is a big city and in the wrong location it could take two hours to get to appointments. 
D diagnosed restrictive AN June 2010 age 13. Initially weight restored 2012. Relapse and continuously edging towards recovery. Treatment: multiple hospitalisations and individual and family therapy.
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ValentinaGermania
Thanks, I will give those parents that information.
Keep feeding. There is light at the end of the tunnel.
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mabmor
Hi
I hope you don't mind me asking a similar question re Melbourne region therapists. My 18 year old daughterhas anorexia and is in early recovery stage after many inpatient admissions over 2 1/2 years. She has done a day patient program but now needs the help of a nutritionist who has plenty of experience with anorexia. The anorexia won't let her go easily and is tormenting herself with questions about why she feels hungry so often or bloated or whatever. She is driving herself to distraction. I would be extremely grateful if anyone could recommend any dietician/nutritionists to consider. 
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ValentinaGermania
I do not mind that at all!
I can add that to the names foodsupport already mentioned:
 Vicki O'Dwyer,  Family Therapist, Social Worker & Dietitian
The Family Based Treatment and Relationship Centre
Family, Couple and Individual Therapy, Supervision and Training
7 Years experience providing FBT (Maudsley Method)
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
0412 563 638 for appointments


I found it on Maudley parents site. http://www.maudsleyparents.org/findtreatment.html
Keep feeding. There is light at the end of the tunnel.
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Foodsupport_AUS
There are a few good dietitians in Melbourne who have specialised in eating disorders and HAES. It depends on where you are. My D has seen Julia Hoadley. Jessica Buchanan was also great but I think she has gone on maternity leave. 
D diagnosed restrictive AN June 2010 age 13. Initially weight restored 2012. Relapse and continuously edging towards recovery. Treatment: multiple hospitalisations and individual and family therapy.
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mabmor
Thanks for those replies, I'll follow up with them
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