Past Events

ANZAED Conference, Melbourne, 2018

Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre 1 Convention Centre Pl, South Wharf, Victoria

F4. Narrative as Therapy and Therapy as Narrative in Recovery from Eating Disorders By: Rachel Bachner-Melman, Ruppin Academic Center; June Alexander, Central Queensland University Written narrative, as in a personal journal, can be a powerful therapeutic tool for recovery from eating disorders (ED). Spoken narrative forms the basis of most psychotherapy, regardless of its underlying theoretical approach, since clients, guided...

International Conference on Eating Disorders 2019

Sheraton New York Times Square Hotel 811 7th Avenue, W 53rd St, New York, NY

June will be presenting a workshop at the International Conference on Eating Disorders 2019 (view the Preliminary Program here). Workshop: Severe and Enduring Anorexia Nervosa: Tackling the Tough Questions Facilitators: Anthea Fursland, PhD, FAED Stephen Touyz, PhD, FAED June Alexander and PhD Shannon Calvert This workshop will describe and examine the complex phenomenon known as “severe and enduring anorexia nervosa (SEAN)”. Research and clinical implications will...

​Australia & New Zealand Academy for Eating Disorders 2019 Conference

Adelaide Convention Centre North Terrace, Adelaide, SA

June will be co-hosting a workshop at the 17th annual ​Australia & New Zealand Academy for Eating Disorders conference on Friday, 23 August 2019. See the full details below: F4. Transforming lived-experience: An Innovative Approach to Eating Disorder Support and RecoveryBy Olivia Soha , Uncovery Eating disorder coaching; June Alexander, The Diary Healer; Carly Harris, Recover WellLived experience, from people with eating disorder...

NEDC Members’ Meeting 2020

Ridges Hotel Melbourne 186 Exhibition St, Melbourne, Victoria

The National Eating Disorders Collaboration (NEDC) Members' Meeting 2020 will take place on Thursday 27th February and Friday 28th February. The event is open to NEDC members only and is free for members. June will be in attendance - see the flyer for the NEDC Members' Meeting for full details.

Virtual ICED 2020 (ANZAED & AED)


The inaugural Virtual International Conference on Eating Disorders (ICED), co-hosted by the Academy for Eating Disorders (AED) and Australia & New Zealand Academy for Eating Disorders (ANZAED), will be offered online June 11-30, 2020 and bring clinicians, educators, researchers, experts by experience and students from all over the globe together. Click here for more information.

FEAST of Knowledge Event


F.E.A.S.T. welcomes parents and caregivers, as well as all those interested in the support and treatment of eating disorder patients, to an unforgettable event. F.E.A.S.T. hold this one-day event every year in the same city one day following the Academy for Eating Disorders annual conference. They’ve done this in Chicago (2018) and New York City (2019) and the plans for...

Virtual ICED 2020 Meet the Experts Session


As part of Virtual ICED 2020, participants have the opportunity to “Meet the Experts” across a range of topics. June will be hosting a session on Experts by Experience. The session will start with all participants in one room. The chair of the session will remind the participants they have been allocated to two 30 minute sessions in the breakout rooms feature of ZOOM.  Participants...

ANZAED webinar: Using Diary Writing as a Power Tool to Reveal Fresh Perspectives and Achieve Shared Goals in Eating Disorder Recovery


In this webinar, June explores how diary-writing can facilitate recovery by being a voice for the patient and a data gathering tool for the therapist. June explains how potential drawbacks of private diary-writing unique to EDs can be avoided when undertaken with a trusted mentor or treatment team member with narrative expertise. Guided diary-writing has potential to offer patients critical...

Morning side chats with experts in the eating disorder field


June Alexander joins Sondra Kronberg for Morning side chats with experts in the eating disorder field. See the image for full details. Note: for our Australian audience, this time will be 9am Thursday, September 10 (Eastern Australia).