Eating Disorders Program
At New Farm Clinic, we have been successfully treating eating disorders and the underlying psychological factors for over 15 years. We offer a safe, empathetic environment in which sufferers of eating disorders can gradually regain control of their life through medical, social and psychological support.
This program provides treatment to patients suffering from anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa and other eating disorders. The program is conducted in phases and includes re-feeding, nutrition, controlled exercise and a practical phase. New Farm Clinic is the only private facility in Queensland that offers a re-feeding phase in its Eating Disorder Program.
The Program provides patients with skills and support to help them reach and maintain a healthy weight and to deal with the stressors in their life without resorting to the damaging patterns of food restriction and/or bingeing and purging that characterise these disorders.
A treatment plan typically includes individual therapy, group therapy, nutritional counselling and medical management.
Patients requiring support following discharge can be referred to day programs offered by New Farm Clinic – Therapeutic Anorexia Nervosa Support, Dialectical Behavioural Therapy, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy.