World leader in field of eating disorders at Gippsland workshop

 World-renowned leader in the field of eating disorders, Clinical Psychologist, Professor Tracey Wade, will deliver a two-day workshop for Gippsland health professionals in Sale on 20 and 21 April.

Organised by the Australian Psychological Society (APS), attendance is open exclusively to health professionals (clinical psychologists, psychologists, psychiatrists, GPs, paediatricians, dietitians, mental health social workers/ OTs and mental health nurses who work in the public or private sector, with people who have eating disorders.

Titled ‘Using Specialist Supportive Clinical Manager to treat Anorexia Nervosa’, registration  details are:

  • APS Members $100 (early bird fee for APS members only, until 29 February).
  • Non-APS Members, and APS members after 29 February, $150
  • Registrations are now open, however will close 12 days prior to the event, due to the venue’s catering requirements.
  • Limited number of tickets available, thereafter registrations will be closed.

Professor Wade is the Matthew Flinders Distinguished Professor of Psychology at Flinders University in Adelaide. She has worked clinically in the area of eating disorders for almost 30 years and has been working full time as an academic since 1999.

She completed her Masters of Clinical Psychology at the Australian National University in 1992, a PhD at Flinders University in 1998, and a post-doctoral fellowship in the USA during 1999 at the Virginia Institute for Psychiatric and Behavioural Genetics. Her current research interests are in perfectionism and the aetiology, prevention and treatment of eating disorders.

Professor Wade has authored more than 280 peer reviewed journal articles, and co-authored three books.

To register, go to https://www.psychology.org.au/Event/21303?view=true