Trauma Treatment for ED – Dr Suzy Redston 17 February 2022

A webinar presented by Dr Suzy Redston, Psychiatrist. Suzy is a Fellow of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists (RANZCP), practices at the Bromham Clinic in Melbourne, and is Medical Director of the Mental Health Division at Austin Health and Consultant Psychiatrist at Barwon Health.

Trauma-informed eating disorder treatment helps individuals process the traumatic experiences that have been barriers to their recovery and to learn healthier coping strategies and relapse prevention skills to better prepare them for life’s stressors and challenges.

Suzy talks about long term issues such trauma in chronic and enduring eating disorders and other co-occurring conditions such as self-harm and substance abuse.

Suzy is highly regarded and passionate about patient-centred care, clinical governance, evidenced based treatments, research and service improvement. Suzy is trained in both Schema Mode therapy and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and has an individualised approach to mental illness and distress.

After exploring the breadth and depth of psychiatric problems, Suzy’s focus is on the assessment and holistic treatment for people suffering with eating disorders and/or trauma related mental illnesses. She has an advanced training certificate from RANZCP in psychotherapy and continues to train individuals and groups in Schema mode therapy. Suzy works with individuals with eating disorders and/or trauma related problems and their support team.

This presentation includes a Q&A session with questions from the audience.

The slides from this webinar are available here.