2023 ANZAED Autumn Workshop Series
Theme: Connecting by the Bay: Mind, Body and Systemic Approaches to Eating Disorders Care

The fully in-person 2023 AWS was held on Friday 31 March & Saturday 1 April 2023 at the Novotel Geelong Hotel, Victoria.

 The welcome reception took place on Friday 31 March from 6.00pm – 8.00pm at the Pavilion, Geelong.

The 2023 AWS gave everyone an opportunity to connect with each other, and explore new ideas at the 2023 Autumn Workshop Series in Geelong – Connecting by the Bay: Mind, Body & Systemic Approaches to Eating Disorder Care.

AWS 2023 Program

2023 AWS Partner

2023 AWS Co-convenors:

Hollie Laver is the manager of the Barwon Health Eating Disorder Service and a registered psychologist. Hollie has specialised in eating disorders for over 12 years and has extensive experience working in regional public mental health services. Hollie is passionate about improving care and treatment pathways for young people and their families with eating disorders in the Barwon region and enjoys supporting her colleagues to do this.

Jess Ryan is a Clinical Psychologist and Family Therapist. Jess is employed at the Victorian Centre of Excellence in Eating Disorders (CEED) as a Team Leader, and is the Associate Director at Nourish. Nurture, Thrive, a specialist eating disorder & body image private practice. Alongside her clinical work, Jess is passionate about inspiring the eating disorder workforce by supporting access high quality information and research to increase understanding, treatment and prevention of eating disorders, and ultimately provide better access and outcomes for those experiencing eating disorders.

AWS 2023 Program

Novotel Geelong, Victoria
10-14 Eastern Beach Road, Geelong, Victoria 3220

Boasting one of the best locations in Geelong, right on the waterfront and in the heart of the CBD, Novotel Geelong is the region’s premier hotel. This hotel is close to popular attractions and shopping and all just 20 minutes from Avalon Airport and 60 minutes from Melbourne CBD.