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Event Details - Working with Emotional Eating, Binge Eating & Bulimia Become a Licensed Eating Freely Practitioner and Grow your Practice in 2020!

Title: Working with Emotional Eating, Binge Eating & Bulimia Become a Licensed Eating Freely Practitioner and Grow your Practice in 2020!
Type of Activity: Workshops & Seminars
Objective of Course / Workshop:

Eating Freely is a structured, time limited model for working with all forms of Binge Eating Disorder (BED). Binge Eating Disorder is not a food or weight issue, it is an emotional and mental health issue. Our CBT based, integrative model separates your client's food and eating from their underlying emotional or psychological stressors or trauma and provides a treatment pathway that effectively addresses both.

We are now accepting applications for 12 licensees to train with us in Australia, in March 2020. 


Our licensing package includes:


4 Days of in-person OPD approved training in the delivery of the Eating Freely Program for clients, plus all the resources and materials you need to support clients;

A designated geographical territory for each licensee to work in as a specialist Eating Freely Practitioner;

Additional training in marketing your practice and your specialist skills in this in-demand area;

Comprehensive support in the business of therapy to make your admin and communication with clients and referrers a breeze;

Monthly Online Group Supervision and 24/7 access to our international network of like-minded Therapists.


Our CBT based; integrative model meets the criteria for Medicare reimbursement for Eating Disorders Treatment subject to practitioner eligibility for reimbursement.


4 Day Clinical Training in all aspects of the Eating Freely 12 Session Model for Emotional Eating, Binge Eating and Bulimia.

12th to 15th March 2020 in Cairns.

Thursday 12 March:        2pm - 6pm

Friday 13 March:            9.30am - 5.30pm

Saturday 14th March:     9.30am - 5.30pm

Sunday 15th March:       9.30am - 1.30pm

2 x Group Online Training Sessions: 29th March and 26th April from 7pm - 10pm.

Course / Workshop Outline:
OPD points: 10
Course / Workshop content:
Start/End Date: 12/03/2020 to 15/03/2020
Time: 14:00:00 - 13:30:00
Presenter / Provider: Emma Murphy MIACP
Contact Name: Emma Murphy
Contact Phone: 00353 87 6889649
Contact Email:
Qualifications: BA (Hons) Psychology, PG Dip Counselling & Psychotherapy, Certified Specialist Practitioner in Eating Disorders (NCFED UK), FETAC Certified Trainer.

Emma Murphy MIACP is a Psychotherapist and Trainer specialising in Disordered Eating for over 10 years in Ireland. The Eating Freely network of Therapists was established in Ireland in 2018, and is now expanding to the UK and Australia.  For full details and to request an information pack, please visit: 


Or Call (Whatsapp): 00353-87-6889649. 

Address 2:
Suburb: Cairns
State: QLD
Postcode: 4870
Parking: Free
Is there disability parking and entry? Yes
Are meals included with this event? Yes
If yes, what meals? Morning / Afternoon Tea & Lunch
Registration URL:
Cost ($): Early Bird: $8,150 (before December 31st 2019) Full Fee: $9,750. Your first four clients will fully recoup the Early Bird fee.
Registration Instruction (if applicable):

Use the URL above to view a recorded 1 hour masterclass of how the Eating Freely Program works for clients and download a full Information Pack, then book your Eligibility Call with Emma Murphy using the Online Calendar on that page.

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