PiLaR Programme

Research suggests that parents and carers of people affected by eating disorders may experience high psychological distress and be at risk for depression and anxiety. They may also experience an overwhelming burden of guilt, self-blame and worry.

Bodywhys has developed a free 4 week programme for parents, carers and family members. Based on the idea of ‘Peer-Led Resilience’, the PiLaR programme addresses:

  • Understanding your child's eating disorder
  • Managing anger
  • Managing expectations and understanding recovery
  • Moving forward and self-care

Waterford - May 2017

Are you supporting a family member with an eating disorder in the Waterford region?

Bodywhys invites you to attend a free programme for families and friends.

Poster - PDF

Dates: 4 Mondays - it is important to attend all 4 evenings.

  • May 8th
  • May 15th
  • May 22nd
  • May 29th

Time: 7:30pm - 9:30pm

Venue: St John's College, Respond Building, The Folly, Waterford.


Contact Details: Harriet Parsons, Bodywhys Training & Development Manager. helpline@bodywhys.ie

Phone: 01-2834963


The programme has previously been held in Cavan, Carlow/Kilkenny, Cork, Dublin, Kerry, Limerick and Sligo.

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