The Eating Issues Centre is a community based non-profit charity promoting positive body image and prevention of eating issues as well as offering supportive therapeutic options for people affected by eating issues.


The Eating Issues Centre is funded by Qld Health to provide information and referral, free counselling, therapeutic groups, and peer support for people with eating issues throughout Queensland.

We accept referrals and provide services to people over 16 of all genders and a medical diagnosis is not required to access services. We also provide information and referrals to carers and professionals.

We value the sharing of recovery wisdom and aim to involve people with a lived experience of body image and eating issues throughout the organisation.

The Eating Issues Centre works closely with the Eating Disorders Association in providing support to people living with and recovering from eating issues, and their carer’s and loved ones.


Latest News & Events..

Coping after a holiday event

Coping after a holiday event

December 19, 2017

What to expect 1. Some Physical symptoms of discomfort – It is not uncommon to feel uncomfortable; bloated; have ‘full feeling’ or even nausea How to cope: Allow yourself to sit with these uncomfortable sensations- It WILL subside Acknowledge your body might not be used to the kinds of food you have eaten, but it … Read More

Holiday Eating Tips

Holiday Eating Tips

December 19, 2017

Acknowledge and allow for anxiety Recognize that your thoughts are just thoughts – let them pass You are in control of your thoughts – find your kick ass recovery mantra Practice self compassion – you are worthy of joy, fun and friendships Choose a safe, pleasant & calming environment to engage in this mindfulness activity … Read More




About Eating Issues

Gender, social and cultural influences impact everyone. Many people have had a preoccupation with food and weight at some time

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How We Work

We consider ourselves unique; our service is underpinned by a feminist framework which values relationship, openness, transparency and diversity

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Our Services

Read about our individual therapy options, and find out about how we structure our fees and the Medicare rebates available

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Group Therapy

We offer several groups - held in a safe and supportive environment, and designed especially for those with a variety of eating issues

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Sponsor a Participant

Really make a difference. Help someopne attend our 10 or 18 week Therapy Group

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Our Team

We were founded by a group of feminist practitioners with a huge range of experience in counselling and psychology. Meet our people here

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There's probably lots you'd like to ask about eating issues and their treatment. Hopefully we can answer some of your questions here

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Get involved

If you'd like to share your experiences, join our mentoring program or help us in any way, find out how that could happen

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Contact Us

If you need help, you're interested in making a connection or you'd like to enquire about becoming involved, we'd love to hear from you

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All donations over $2 to the Eating Issues Centre are tax deductable and directly support people through access to counselling, practical assistance to support recovery, groups, equipment for the centre and books for our library.

You can make a one-off or regular monthly donation and you will receive an automatic receipt.

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Sharing and Connecting with the Voice of Lived Experience

Across Australia and New Zealand, non-government community-based organisations incorporate the voice of lived experience in their services.

In the last year, NGOs have supported 1000s of individuals, families, professionals and organisations by providing hope that recovery from an eating disorder is possible.

Check out this fascinating infographic here