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Eating Disorders: GP Psychiatry Support Series

In this recorded webinar

This recorded webinar is part of an ongoing GP Psychiatry Support Webinar Series.

This topic, hosted by Dr Martin Cohen, features Dr Marianne Ayre, Psychologist, and will cover, how to:

  • identify someone with an eating disorder
  • undertake a patient-centred conversation and improve health literacy of the patient
  • apply techniques of motivational interviewing, screening to determine risk, intervention, provision of pathways and assistance to effectively aid someone with an easting disorder
  • create a comprehensive management plan under a stepped care model, considering what treatment settings are available
  • how to refer to treatment, how to monitor treatment, and acquire proper resources
  • understand the circumstances surrounding and the neurobiology of eating disorders 
  • determine appropriate medications and treatment options for those experiencing an eating disorder.

The aim of the activity is to upskill GPs in managing mental health consumers in primary care, and to effectively refer to other mental health professionals.

The recording is one hour long and includes a post-activity quiz.

Brought to you by ProCare

The discussion is presented by ProCare Mental Health Services, a not for profit organisation based in Waratah NSW. ProCare’s clinicians work with GPs to provide counselling, psychology, and psychiatry consultations. Additionally, they provide the free “GP Psychiatry Support Line” service (1800 16 17 18) which is an initiative funded by 6 Primary Health Networks in NSW.


This course is formally accredited with the RACGP for 1 Hour - Educational Activity. 

RACGP Activity Number: 683797

Accredited with ACRRM Activity ID: 32023

Course Educators
Dr Martin Cohen
Dr Martin Cohen

Psychiatrist and Deputy Commissioner for Mental Health Commission of NSW. (PhD, MBBS; FRANZGP)

Dr Marianne Ayre
Dr Marianne Ayre

Marianne has a Masters in Educational Psychology (School Psychologist), and a PhD. She is an experienced clinician, who has worked at the Centre for Psychothera...


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1 hour of CPD - Educational Activity

Educational Activities: 1 hours

Areas Of Interest: Medical Education, Mental Health


Clinical Psychologists, Medical Practitioners, Psychologists


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