Kylie van der Veer

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In 2015 Kylie, who lives in Australia, began a quest to recover from her eating disorder. She was facing the prospect of long-term health issues caused by more than 20 years of anorexia and binge eating. Previous treatment had been unsuccessful. Kylie asked her partner Annie Flynn to document her journey so that other sufferers and carers could benefit from her experience. Kylie expected her recovery – and the concurrent documentary filming – to take one year. But recovery cannot be scheduled. It has taken nearly four years of therapy, treatments, psychology, expert advice and self-compassion for Kylie to get well. Kylie feels privileged to share her journey in the documentary film, A Peace of Nourishment, and through an online channel where her therapy sessions and interviews are being made available to help other sufferers, carers and families. Kylie, who now feels a peace and joy she never thought was possible, has featured in Australian television on Channel Seven’s Weekend Sunrise, and ABC’s You Can’t Ask That(Eating Disorders Episode) and ABC Compass (A Peace of Nourishment, to be shown in two episodes, 6.30pm on World Eating Disorders Action Day, June 2, and on June 9). For more information go to

  • Eating disorder documentary on four-year search for peace will inspire

    Eating disorder documentary on four-year search for peace will inspire

    After 20 years with an eating disorder, Kylie van der Veer was desperate to find peace. On World Eating Disorder Action Day, June 2, a documentary of her recovery journey, titled A Peace of Nourishment, will premiere on Australian television. “… we desperately need to bring this illness into the mainstream so that people feel..