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RIPE GROUP THERAPY

ALSO KNOWN AS: Recovery Is Possible For Everyone

FORMAT: A structured treatment program facilitated by a specialist counsellor and dietitian

FACILITATOR/S: Sarah Harry and Fiona Sutherland

PARTICIPANTS: 6 to 10 per group

DURATION: 2 hours per week | 14 weeks  

COST: $85 per session | $199 for half day initial session

LOCATION: The Swell Centre | 6 Minona Street | Hawthorn

DATES: TBC - Estimate Start Date October 6th 2019

TIME: Saturday mornings 9-11 generally

BOOKINGS: sarah@bodypositiveaustralia.com.au

WHAT CAN I EXPECT FROM THIS GROUP?

  • A relaxed environment in which you can readily share all of your problems and issues around food and eating with people experiencing similar struggles

  • Learn strategies to enhance motivation and how change works to help you recover

  • Develop strategies to reduce and delay binge eating and better manage your food and eating behaviours (including mindful and intuitive eating)

  • Learn to recognise the links between food, eating and emotions and how to better manage these to prevent binge eating

  • Begin to explore and body and self image, and how to enhance it using Self Compassion skills

  • Identify and develop support and self care networks and techniques

  • Explore a variety of relaxation techniques, mindfulness, breathing techniques and seated mindful yoga practice (5 minutes per week to add to your tool box!) 

  • Relapse prevention and developing plans for managing your Eating Disorder when the group finishes

  • We use a combination of Evidence Based Practice and our significant facilitating experience to help you progress

 

I'M INTERESTED. WHAT DO I DO NOW?

  • Contact us by phone, SMS or email. If we don’t answer, leave a message, we will get back to you ASAP.

  • Next, a chat on the phone (all contact with RIPE is confidential) to see if the group would be right for you and answer any questions you may have.

  • Then we make an appointment for a one on one assessment before the group starts.

WEIGHT LOSS AND DIETING​

  • This group’s primary objective is therapy, well-being and health

  • Our emphasis is on discovering your most healthy weight using positive eating strategies.

  • We do not support dieting as it exacerbates your illness and prolongs recovery

BODY PEACE GROUP

FORMAT: Body Image Group Therapy with Expert Facilitation

FACILITATOR/S: Sarah Harry

PARTICIPANTS: 6-8

DURATION: 8 Weeks

COST: $65 per session | $150 introductory session of 3 hours

LOCATION: The Augustine Centre | Hawthorn

DATES | TIMES: October 2019 next group

CONTACT: sarah@bodypositiveaustralia.com.au

WHAT CAN I EXPECT FROM THIS GROUP?

  • A mindfulness and self-compassion based group with expert facilitation

  • An integration of body image work through movement and gentle yoga to “come home” to the body and begin to experience it with comfort (exploring embodiment)

  • To begin to move from discomfort in your body to a sense ease though talking therapy and body therapy

  • To understand your personal ‘Body History’ and move past it

  • To go deeper than other programs in understanding why you feel this way about your body and begin to put new strategies in place to feel better and move towards body acceptance

  • Dive into topics like “Self- Compassion” and “Body Shame”

  • Become more “Embodied” and become to trust and live fully in your body no matter what your size

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