The University of Western Australia Eating Disorders Service (UWA EDS) is a private, outpatient treatment service for children, adolescents and adults with eating and weight disorders.
We provide treatment for anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, binge eating disorder, other mixed symptom eating disorders, and obesity.
To attend the service, you will need a referral from your General Practitioner (GP) or Psychiatrist. In order to claim Medicare rebates for clinical psychology sessions, you will need a Mental Health Care Plan from your GP.
The UWA Eating Disorders Service Directors are Associate Professor Susan Byrne (MPsych [Clinical], PhD, DPhil), Clinical Psychologist, and Dr Karina Allen (MPsych [Clinical], PhD), Clinical Psychologist.
Additional clinicians include Dr Bianca Kingdon (DPsych [Clinical]), Clinical Psychologist; Kerry Mairs (MPsych [Clinical]), Clinical Psychologist Registrar; and Dr Elaine Tay (DPsych [Clinical]), Clinical Psychologist.