ANZAED WorkshopManagement & Psychological Treatment of Eating Disorders in Adults

This three day workshop is focussed on adults with severe and complex eating disorders, including their emotional, cognitive, behavioural features and medical and psychiatric dangers. It includes key elements from the ANZAED practice standards for the psychological treatment of severe and complex eating disorders. The workshop is designed to prepare a clinician to accept referrals under the new Medicare item numbers for eating disorders.

Thursday 5 March, Friday 6 March & Saturday 7 March 2020
9.00am – 5.00pm (on all days)

Registration Fee: $920 Members; $1080 Non-Members
(for 3 days including refreshments and lunch)

Venue: Novotel Newcastle Beach
5 King St, Newcastle NSW 2300

Chris Thornton_updated

Speaker: Chris Thornton (B.Sc. Hons; M.Psychol)
Chris Thornton is a clinical psychologist, teacher and researcher who specialises in the eating disorders. He has established a number of highly effective day programs, has consulted to several eating disorder units throughout NSW and has published numerous chapters and research articles in this field. Chris now works primarily in his private practice seeing clients, teaching and conducting supervision.

Chris Basten_updated

Speaker: Chris Basten (B.A. Hons; M.Psychol; Ph.D.)
Chris Basten is a clinical psychologist who has previously worked in and managed a hospital eating disorders service. He has undertaken research in the field of eating disorders and has been active in training GPs and psychologists in the area for many years. Chris now works in private practice seeing clients and conducting supervision, and also consults to health services.

Consultation will be offered as an option after the workshop, please fill in your expression of interest in your registration form.


Car Parking
Undercover secure self parking available at the Novotel Newcastle Beach Hotel, subject to availability
@$25 per vehicle per day

Train Station
Novotel Newcastle is just 280 meters or a 4-minute walk away from the Newcastle Train Station

The hotel is 28kms or a 35-minutes drive away