june, 2017

29jun10:00 am- 4:00 pmNIWE Eating Distress Service: Parent and Carers Training Day


Event Details

Caring for a loved one with eating distress or disorder can be a very difficult role and very often the impact this can have on
Parents and Carers can be overlooked. This training day offers a safe environment to increase knowledge , improve skills for dealing with difficult situations and strengthen your own emotional resilience.

The day will comprise of three areas:
Eating Disorder Training
Delivered by Maria Lavelle (NIWE Training Officer)
Aim: To increase knowledge and understanding of Eating Disorders and strategies to be able to help sufferers.
Skills Based Caring
Delivered by Sue Hornsby (Retired Specialist Eating Disorder Therapist/Family Therapist)
Aim: To help carers develop skills and techniques to support their loved ones with the recovery process.
Mindfulness for Health & Well Being
Delivered by Louisa Taylor (Mindfulness Living Teacher)
Aim: To use mindfulness techniques to bring an improved sense of wellness in life for those supporting someone with an eating disorder.

Please book in advance by contacting Maria Lavelle: tel: 0191 221 0233 or email: maria.lavelle@niwe.org.uk.

More information about NIWE



(Thursday) 10:00 am - 4:00 pm


The Old Post Office

5 Pink Lane, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 5DW


NIWE Eating Distress Service

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