National Carers Conference in Eating Disorders

We have received information on the following conference.

National Carers Conference in Eating Disorders

on Friday 27th November 2015

Sponsored by Ellern Mede Ridgeway

Further details and booking information can be found at:

Professor Janet Treasure OBE and Gill Todd RMN, MSc, have produced an exciting programme of speakers who are delighted to share their views informed by research, knowledge and experience based around working and living with Eating Disorders. The day is aimed at all Carers of people with Eating Disorders.

The current speakers are:

Dr Hind Al-Khairulla and Dr Amy Harrison from Ellern Mede will discuss working in a CAMHS inpatient service. 

Dr David Veale Consultant Psychiatrist will talk about working with sufferers of Obsessional Compulsive Disorder, Anxiety Disorders and Body Dysmorphic Disorder.

Dr Stephen Linacre speaking about his personal experience and his work with Carers.

Rob Turton and Sophie Missen will talk about their experiences in the SHARED Recovery Project

Jennifer Danby and Wendy Whitaker will share their experiences of working with families using Emotion-Focused therapy.

Joel HawkinsandJulie Cottrell – will present data for their Oxford Health ‘One Day Skills-based Workshop’

Rosie Tressler from Student Minds will speak about peer support.

Mckenzie Elexis Cerri will share her journey of recovery.

Time: 08.30am – 17.00pm Cost: £75 including refreshments and lunch. Venue: The Wolfson Lecture Theatre, The Institute of Psychiatry, 16 De Crespigny Park, London SE5 8AF (Nearest station – Denmark Hill) There is disabled access.

To book a place please contact: Veronica Kamerling at Eating Disorders & Carers

T: 01256 704117 – M: 07733260475 E: or book online at:

Ellern Mede Ridgeway is a dedicated specialist service providing intensive treatment for young people aged 8-18 years old. Treatment includes a combination of therapeutic interventions and family work delivered by highly skilled and experienced clinicians across all disciplines.