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Eating Disorders Awareness Week 2023

February 27th – March 5th, 2023 We are pleased to announce the theme for Eating Disorders Awareness Week 2023 is ‘Breaking the Stigma: Diverse Male Experiences with Eating Disorders and Body Image’ We will be shining a light on eating disorders in boys, men and those who identify as male, as well as families, carers, […]

Support Services – Christmas 2022/January 2023

The Christmas season can be a challenging time for those affected by eating disorders. Please know, our support services are available to you.

November 25th 2022 – Coping with Christmas

This webinar is for those who want to learn how they can support a person with an eating disorder around this time. To book, please email Ruby on: info@bodywhys.ie.

NEW: Virtual Support Groups (18+)

Career Opportunity – Office Manager with Bodywhys

Bodywhys Podcast 2022 – Episode 7

In this episode, Barry speaks to researchers Hannah Cribben and Rachel Batchelor of King’s College London Eating Disorders Research Group about the experiences and perspectives of siblings and partners in caring for someone with an eating disorder. The study mentioned ‘The experiential perspectives of siblings and partners caring for a loved one with an eating […]

Bodywhys Podcast 2022 – Episode 6

In this episode, Barry speaks to Emy Nimbley, PhD student, University of Edinburgh, and Jennifer O’Connor, AsIAm, about sensory processing, eating behaviours and autism. Study mentioned: Sensory processing and eating behaviours in autism: https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/erv.2920 You can find the podcast on our Anchor.  

Bodywhys Podcast 2022 – New Maudsley Carer Skills Podcast – Episode 5

Episode 5: The New Maudsley Carer Skills Podcast, with Harriet Parsons and Jenny Langley. Communication Skills – O.A.R.S In this episode Harriet and Jenny talk about – probably the most important skill in the New Maudsley Carer Skills manual – the communication skills known as OARS. As Jenny writes in the manual, “OARS is one […]

Bodywhys Podcast 2022 – New Maudsley Carer Skills Podcast – Episode 4

Episode 4: The New Maudsley Carer Skills Podcast, with Harriet Parsons and Jenny Langley. The Maudsley Animal Metaphors. In this episode, Harriet and Jenny talk about the famous Maudsley ‘Animal Metaphors’, which help carers to think about how interpersonal relationships can impact the recovery process. As Jenny writes in the manual, “The New Maudsley Model […]

Bodywhys Podcast 2022 – New Maudsley Carer Skills Podcast – Episode 3

Episode 3 of the New Maudsley Carer Skills Podcast, with Harriet Parsons and Jenny Langley, is now live. Introducing emotional intelligence. In this episode, Harriet and Jenny talk about emotional intelligence, and the importance of carers reflecting on their own emotions using a technique called ALVS (Attend, Label, Validate, Soothe) You can find Jenny’s website […]