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Recovery Programs - Skills and strategies for dealing with eating disorders

These programs are suitable for people experiencing or caring for someone with an eating disorder.

Do you need guidance or tools for dealing with an eating disorder? Our group programs help you build up the skills and strategies you need to deal with the challenges.

Butterfly's recovery programs are designed to work alongside other treatment or support you are receiving.

Programs for carers:

  • Collaborative Care Skills Workshop – A face to face evidence-based workshop designed to train and support carers in their role, providing practical skills to support a loved one progress in their recovery. Find out about our upcoming workshops in various locations Australia-wide. 
  • Free online program: Understanding eating disorder recovery – This workshop is free, accessible to anyone in Australia, and is facilitated by a qualified counsellor via our online forum. The workshop will help you develop practical skills to support your loved one with an eating disorder in their recovery progress. 

Program for those experiencing or recovering from an eating disorder:

  • Emerging – This eight-week skills-based program for people experiencing or recovering from eating disorders helps you to re-engage with your healthy self. It looks at positive thinking and feelings about your body and food, provides new inspiration towards wellness and gives you renewed hope for recovery. 

For more information or to connect with a counsellor now, please call Butterfly's National Helpline on 1800 33 4673 or email

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It can be extremely difficult raising the subject of eating disorders with a friend or loved one. To be supportive one needs to learn what to say and what not to say.  


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Concerned parents & carers

Communicating your concern with your child about eating and dieting behaviour can be extremely difficult. Butterfly offers a range of services that can provide you with skills and information related to communicating with your child.  


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Teachers & Professionals Working with Young People

Teachers and those working with young people are often the first to become aware of dis-ordered eating behaviours.  Butterfly Education provides early intervention and prevention skills for professionals working with young people. 

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