Pandemic Panic: Your Psychological First Aid Kit

I’ve made good use of sleepless nights to put together a 6-step Pandemic-Panic Psychological First Aid kit for you. It’s easy to forget our psychological well-being when we’re busy just trying to get through each day, but a little attention and self-care can make a huge difference, and YOU are a precious resource!

Anti-Diet Meal Planning

As school has resumed and an endless term looms, I have asked our intrepid anti-diet dietitian and UNTRAPPED guide Susan Williams from Zest Nutrition to write a guest post on how to combine intuitive eating with running a family! Thank you and over to you Susan for...

Fast Track Trial Wins & Other Amazing News

As 2019 gallops towards the finish line, I’m bursting with news to share with you! Back in September, I blogged about WW, who were using research published by the Fast Track team to justify their awful kiddie weight loss app. The Fast Trackers’ meta-analysis alleged...

Where’s the Black Box Warning On Weight Loss Surgery?

In Australia, the weight loss surgery industry is booming. Over a 10 year period, the total number of operations has more than doubled - from 9300 in 2005 to 22,700 in 2015. And these surgeries are definitely targeting women - although “obesity” rates are pretty much...

WW Are Using Fast Track Research to Justify The Kurbo App

WW are back with another dastardly attempt to snag a customer base of lifelong weight cyclers. The launch of their Kurbo app, targeted at kids aged 8-17, really takes the biscuit. WW are repeat offenders: just last year I ranted with anti-diet dietitian Rebecca...

HELLO, I’M LOUISE…

Louise

I am a clinical psychologist, the founder of Treat Yourself Well Sydney and the creator of UNTRAPPED. I have been practicing in this field for more than 20 years. I am a treasurer of Health At Every Size Australia and I am also a Member of the Australian Psychological Society (APS), and a member of the Clinical College of the APS.

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