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Ivanhoe, VIC 3079

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There is a fine line between healthy and unhealthy and it is crossed in the mind before any physical signs may appear. Body size is not always the indicator that someone is in the grips of or developing an eating disorder.

Hear from inspiring speakers who have had experience with these serious illnesses of the mind, which negatively impact physical, mental and social health. Speakers include:

Dr. Sarah Maguire from the Centre for Eating and Dieting Disorders

Dr Sarah Maguire is the Director of The Centre of Eating and Dieting Disorders. She is a clinical psychologist with almost 20 years experience treating and researching eating disorders and other mental health conditions, with both a clinical doctorate and a PhD in psychology. She was the recipient of the AH Martin Prize in her doctoral training, and completed a post-doctoral internship at the University of Chicago in Family Based Therapy. She is the recipient of NHMRC and other competitive research funding and has led the authorship, funding and implementation of NSW Ministry of Healths Service Plan for eating disorders - the largest of its kind in Australia. Sarah joined us in 2007 and has been working to grow the organisation from its fledgling beginnings with one project and two part-time staff members, to its current place with multiple research, policy, and clinical projects and staff throughout NSW. Sarah is passionate about driving change to our understanding of mental illnesses, the culture around them, and then how we as a community look after and provide services for this often marginalised group.

Sarah Coyte, Australian Women’s Cricketer

Admired for her dedication to strength and conditioning to improve her performance, Australian Cricketer, Sarah Coyte joins DisguisED on Feb 24 in Melbourne, to share her story of battling anorexia. Sarah played four Tests for Australia, along with 30 one-day internationals and 47 T20s, and was a key member of the 2014 World T20 winning side, before retiring from the highest level early last in 2016 to focus on her mental and physical health.

Author Jacqueline Cripps

Jacqueline is an author, speaker and mentor working nationally and internationally to empower individuals and organisations. With a motivational, honest and ‘to the point’ approach, Jacqueline speaks authentically from over a decade of professional experience in Government and from her own personal life experience. She has qualifications in psychology, trauma, social sciences and art therapy.As a speaker, Jacqueline delivers customised, captivating, authentic and direct professional insights surrounding a variety of topics including: Empowerment and Motivation, Spirituality, Trauma, Millennials, Inter-generational Conflict and Diversity.Specialising in Millennial issues, her book #WTF is happening with my life? A guide to getting your sh*t together provides clear-cut guidance for Millennial women on how to shift perspective, become empowered and change their lives.

Through her own experience, Jacqueline has written about the impacts of eating disorders in her book and continues to share her learnings with groups and individuals seeking support. She is a strong ambassador for removing stigma around eating disorders.

Eating Disorder Educator, Eleni Psillakis

Eleni Psillakis is an Eating Disorder educator and figure competitor. She has strong links with the fitness industry and has been working alongside the Centre for Eating and Dieting Disorders, reviewing their guidelines for identifying and managing eating disorders in the fitness industry. She is also a regular writer for InShape Online magazine. Eleni’s workshop ‘Identifying and Managing Eating Disorders in the Fitness Industry’ is approved for continuing education credits by Fitness Australia. In 2016, Eleni was awarded the Filex Inspiration award for her work in raising awareness of eating disorders. During 2017, she was a speaker at Filex and at the National Eating Disorders and Obesity Conference.

Eleni is a proactive advocate of breaking down stigma around mental health. In October 2017 she hosted ‘Behind the Smile’ fundraiser in Sydney. This event aimed at sharing stories, bringing hope and breaking down the stigma around mental illness including eating disorders. Come along to DisguisED and hear her personal journey with an eating disorder and how she is leading industry change through her work

Author and Strength and Conditioning Coach, Natalie Deane

Natalie Deane is an author, mental coach, clinical hypnotherapist and strength and conditioning coach. Natalie has been coaching clients for over 20 years and has worked with hundreds of athletes all over Australia, including Olympians, World Champions and national teams.

Natalie has personally worked with many professional teams and athletes including: members of the Australian Netball Team, Australian Basketball Team, Olympic Trap Shooting, V8 Supercar drivers, Women’s National Basketball Association, World Champion Water Ski members, Stawell Gift runners, Essendon Hockey Club – senior and junior, professional runners, marathon and ultra-marathon runners, amateur boxing clubs, Diamond Valley Athletics Club and many more. A former athlete, Natalie has competed at a high level in athletics and later competed in many running events including marathons and 100km ultra marathons.

Natalie is the author of several books, co-producer of a series of sport hypnosis audios and chief editor for many non-fiction books about health, happiness and human potential.

MC and founder of The Running Man, David Eadie.

Known as 'The Running Man' David Eadie is a national and international long-distance runner and athlete. David has been competing at elite level for over 25 years including in: Running, Ironman Triathlon, Cycling and most recently as an Ultra Marathoner. His extensive history as an elite athlete has seen him race nationally in: National Track, Road and Cross-Country events, Olympic and Commonwealth Games selection trials, including winning Victorian 10km Road Championship & 3 Australian 100km Ultra Marathoner titles. Internationally, David’s running career has taken him to compete in the Hawaiian Ironman Triathlon, Western States 100 Mile Ultra Marathon (US), World 100km Championship and the 'Badwater' 135 Ultra Marathon through Death Valley (US).

Over the past few years David has extended his focus on mentoring and coaching athletes worldwide, founding his own business The Running Man (www.therunningman.com.au). David’s extensive involvement in the industry and engagement with fellow athletes has provided him with first-hand knowledge, experience and observations of the contemporary issue of eating disorders in the field.

Nikki Wynd, ultra-marathon world champion

Nikki Wynd is a well-recognised professional national and international long-distance runner.Nikki has raced at highest level both locally and internationally over the last 6 years with outstanding race wins and remarkably consistent results. Nikki is the first Australian female to win the prestigious 'Badwater 135' Ultra Marathon through Death Valley (regarded as one of the top 10 toughest ultra-marathon races in the world). Nikki’s record was exceptional, and she has become the third fastest female ever for this race.

In late 2015 Nikki completed in Australia’s toughest ultra-marathon, finishing second. In early 2016 Nikki set an Australian Record at the Australian 48 Hr Track Championship and finished the year winning the Asian Oceanannia 24 Hr Championship in Taipei. Nikki also works closely with dieticians and has a passion for health and nutrition. Working alongside her partner David Eadie also (www.therunningman.com.au), the duo provide expertise in the field. Nikki is highly involved with helping others shape positive habits in their lives and has thorough understanding and knowledge of the challenges faced in this field, including eating disorders.

Funds Raised for the Centre for Eating and Dieting Disorders (CEDD) and the Victorain Centre of Excellence in Eating Disorders (CEED).

Tickets include a 2-course meal, drinks, speakers and entertainment by Papercut.

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