Family-Based Therapy (FBT) Advanced Practice Day

$440.00 Incl GST

This one-day workshop is for clinicians that are already utilising FBT for eating disorders in their clinical practice.

The workshop is designed to consolidate and build on existing clinical skills in working with families and young people with eating disorders.

This workshop will focus on:

  1. Enhancing clinical skills in working with families that are experiencing conflict
  2. Working with process issues in session
  3. Making informed and collaborative treatment adaptations when working with autistic children and young people with eating disorders
  • WHEN: Friday, May 19th from 9am til 5pm.
  • WHERE: Centre for Integrative Health: 169 Kelvin Grove Road, Kelvin Grove
  • COST: $400.00 per person (including catering) or $300.00 if attending the introductory training on the 17th and 18th.
  •  Limited to 20 places.


About the presenter: Colleen Alford


Colleen Alford is a Senior Social Worker and family therapist. Colleen specialises in providing family therapy for children and adolescents with eating disorders, and works at The Sydney Children’s Hospitals Network Eating Disorders Service.

She has more than 15 years’ experience in providing FBT, and 20 years’ experience in the child and adolescent mental health sector. Colleen has developed a six week parent group program based on the principles of Family Based Treatment, as well as parent group for parents of autistic young people with eating disorders.

Colleen is passionate about equipping clinicians through training and supervision, and has been providing training and supervision nationally as part of the National Eating Disorders Collaboration.

Additional information


$400.00 per person, $300.00 if attending introductory training