Staying Connected When Emotions Run High

Staying Connected When Emotions Run High

Eating Disorders Families Australia (EDFA)

About this event

Dr Annmaree Bickerton, Child, Adolescent & Family Psychiatrist and Toni Garretty, Family & Carer Program Team/Clinical Coordinator, NSW Health

Emotional dysregulation, distress, risk and disconnection is a very common challenge for carers supporting their loved ones with eating disorders.

In this session, Dr Bickerton and Tony Garretty will teach parents and carers strategies around managing emotional dysregulation, how to be an effective support to our loved ones in crisis, managing relationships and how to manage distress or risk safely.

An important session for all families supporting a loved one with an eating disorder and managing co-occurring conditions.

For EDFA members only. Membership is $25. Membership gives access to monthly state-based strive carer support groups, twice monthly education sessions and more. 

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Dr Annmaree Bickerton, Toni Garretty

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