​The Fast Track Trial Part 3: Pushback

Something incredible has happened since I last wrote to you. I started a change.org petition to bring attention to the Fast Track trial and its dastardly plan to starve our teenagers. And it went viral - as I write, the signatures stand at almost 20,000 people - and...

Starving Our Teenagers: Update on The Fast Track Trial

A little while ago I posted about the horrendous “Fast Track to Health” trial, where plans are being finalised to make Australian teenagers intermittently starve themselves in the name of research. These unfortunate kids will be compared to another group of teens...

The UNTRAPPED Retreat

Happy New Year! I have had a wonderful break from work for almost an entire month, and I’m really feeling refreshed and ready to take on 2019! I hope that you were able to rest, relax and restore as well. I have all sorts of plans for this year, centred around themes...

Season’s Shriekings

(TW - more swear words, plus an overuse of shouty capital letters. I need a holiday). It’s at the point now where I actually need to write a list of all of the diet culture bullshit that is annoying me. I’m so swamped with things to be outraged about that my short...

WW is Fake News

(*Swear warning again - sorry, I really couldn’t hold it in) They’re at it again! The bullshit artists formerly known as Weight Watchers are disguising their advertorials as ‘news!’ I‘m not exactly surprised, but CRIKEY this grinds my gears. I don’t click on articles...

The Bachelor Body Transformation Invasion

**TW - I get sweary in this post, I just couldn’t help it! Ever since The Biggest Loser’s Michelle Bridges made squillions from selling her 12 week online starvation program, reality tv shows have become a launching pad for young, plastic surgeried sexbots aiming to...

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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