TO THE SWAN CENTRE
The Swan Centre has been established to provide specialist treatment for those with eating and weight disorders in Western Australia. We are a team of highly qualified clinicians dedicated to providing the most up-to-date and evidence-based treatments and advice. We aim to work collaboratively with patients, carers and other health professionals to alleviate concerns related to eating, weight, dieting and body image, and to help our patients get on with their lives.
We offer a range of services for those who would like assistance for themselves or someone they care for.
Our primary services include individual and group treatments for the full range of eating, weight and body image concerns.
• eating disorders
Anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa or binge eating disorder; Avoidant restrictive food intake disorder (ARFID; ‘severe fussy eating’) and food phobias; Other atypical eating disorders (e.g., purging disorder, night eating syndrome)
• overweight and obesity
Including bariatric patients
• body image concerns and body dysmorphia
• compulsive exercising
• other eating concerns
Such as obsessive dieting, overeating and emotional eating
Additional Services include:
• guidance for carers
We are able to assist those seeking information and guidance for carers and loved ones of people suffering from eating disorders. This guidance generally focuses on effective communication skills, improving knowledge and self-care.
• consultancy and professional development workshops
These are aimed at other health professionals, schools, workplaces and community groups. We are happy to assist and advise organisations in their approach to issues surrounding body image and assistance of individuals with eating disorders.