Eating Disorder Services Qld

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Providing care and support for people experiencing an eating disorder, as well as their carers. Through individual and group therapy, peer mentoring and community-building we aim to relieve the burden for everyone concerned. Eating Disorder Services Qld since 1996.

Eating Disorder Services Qld

Individual Counselling

(Statewide)

Counselling allows people to explore their underlying issues with skilled practitioners in a safe, therapeutic and confidential environment.

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Eating Disorder Services Qld

Peer Mentor Program

(Statewide)

The EDQ Mentoring Program supports people who are recovering from eating issues by partnering mentees with mentors.

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Eating Disorder Services Qld

Carers & Loved Ones

(Statewide)

A ‘carer’ is anyone supporting an individual with an eating disorder; a parent, sibling, partner, best friend, grandparent, etc.

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EDQ - Eating Disorders Queensland

Community Table

(Statewide)

EDQ Peer Support & Meal Wellbeing supports those who are recovering from eating disorders by providing a safe, supported environment.

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EDQ - Eating Disorders Queensland

Lived Experience

(Statewide)

The EDQ Lived Experience Recovery Program involves a network of lived experience speakers who speak of their recovery journey.

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EDQ - Eating Disorders Queensland

Group Therapy

(Statewide)

The EDQ 10-Week Groups support individuals with eating issues and are held in a safe and supportive environment.

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What do we know about eating disorders?

There’s a lot we don’t know. But there are also a few things we do.They include: the common age of onset is during adolescence. There are no known biological causes of eating disorders and eating disorders occur predominately within Western countries. It is now widely recognised that eating disorders are caused by a complex interplay of individual, family, and social factors. 5 key factors can contribute to - and maintain - eating disorders. These are: society & culture; gender; family & personal relationships; individual; and a complex interaction of some or all of the above factors.