HERE - Centre for eating & dieting disorders
In association with
A pre-conference workshop for clinicians and student clinicians
Presenter: Carolyn Costin MA, MEd, MFT
Monday 25th May, 2015, 5.30pm – 9.45pm (Registration opens 5pm)
At Rydges Sydney Central, 28 Albion Street, Surry Hills, NSW, 2010
Registration rate: $95 (includes finger-food supper)
Registrations close 10pm Wednesday 20 May 2015
(early registration recommended – places are limited)
Carolyn Costin will share successful strategies
she has used over three decades to move past
resistance to recovery.
Who is this workshop suitable for?
Health professionals working with people experiencing
Counselling and psychology students who are
interested in a future within the eating disorders field
This workshop will explore:
Lying, avoiding, acting out and lack of motivation
are aspects of treating eating disorders that are
difficult to navigate through.
How the therapist handles these things can make
or break a therapeutic relationship and alter the
course of therapy.
Therapists can become frustrated, bored or even
angry when working with resistant clients. What
do they do with these feelings?
How do therapists remain authentic, yet avoid
Participants will learn:
Techniques for dealing with resistance.
Improved ways to spot resistance.
The concept of coming back to neutral.
Various forms of resistance.
How to register (limited places)
Register online now via
ph 02 8456 3903 or email
For Carolyn and Monte Nido information:
About Carolyn Costin and the Monte
Carolyn Costin, MA, MEd, MFT, is a highly
respected and experienced clinician, a
dedicated educator and a recognised agent for
change in the field of eating
disorders. Recovered herself over 35 years
ago Carolyn went on to treat eating disorders
and pioneered the concept that sufferers
could become fully recovered. Carolyn is the
founder and director of Monte Nido &
Affiliates Treatment Centers, attracting clients
from all over the world. She is an international
speaker acclaimed for her expertise, energy
and enthusiasm. Carolyn’s books, 8 Keys to
Recovery from an Eating Disorder, 100
Questions and Answers About Eating
Disorders, The Eating Disorder
Sourcebook and Your Dieting Daughter have
helped professionals, sufferers and their
families, understand, prevent and treat eating
disorders. As of last year Carolyn has been
working with The Butterfly Foundation and
has brought The Monte Nido philosophy to
Australia with the opening of an Intensive
Outpatient program in Sydney.