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14 Feb
Eating disorders, associated emotional and health issues
14 Feb 2019 - 14 Feb 2019

Eating disorders, associated emotional and health issues

February 14, 2019


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Why should you attend?

The speaker will discuss how to detect students with an eating disorder based on presentation, appearance, attitude and behaviour. She will highlight your role as professionals working within boarding schools, with its own additional challenges and consider appropriate interventions, including key referral processes and parents/guardians involvement.


The seminar will cover aspects you need to be mindful of when dealing with students who may have or as susceptible to eating disorders, including:

  • Danger signs
  • Causes
  • Side effects
  • Maintaining factors



10 – 10:30       Tea/Coffee on arrival

10:30               Welcome and Introduction

10:35               Danger signs and symptoms to be vigilant

11:30               Tea/Coffee

11:45               Causes and maintaining factors in boarders

12:45               Lunch

13:30               Health and emotional issues and student(s) safety considerations

14:30               Tea/Coffee

14:45               Best practice for EDs and your whole school approach

15:30               Close



Seminar presenter: Vathani Navasothy, Eating disorder specialist, Author and Trainer

Vathani, with her 28 years of experience is a featured speaker at the BSA, trainer and workshop facilitator at conferences and live events on eating disorders and body image topics; including secondary schools within the PSHE and sports curriculum. She is also a Professional Member of the PSA (Professional Speakers’ Association)


She is an author of CBT Self-Help book, who specialises in all areas of eating disorder treatment and a high-profile Webinar Trainer, broadcasting via the internet throughout the UK and internationally.

Member and trainer and the National Centre for Eating Disorders and member of BACP; some of her previous partners include the British Olympic Medical team, and Optimus Education and currently organisations such as the LEA, private coaching sectors, RCN and NHS.


Vathani’s credentials include:

  • Advanced Diploma in Eating Disorders and Obesity Practitioner Skills
  • Diploma in Person-Centred Counselling (BACP accredited)
  • MSc in Exercise and Health Behaviour
  • BSc in Physiology
  • Diploma in Sports Psychology
  • AAMET Certified EFT Practitioner; NLP & Hypnotherapy Practitioner



Cost: Member £210 / Non-member £260

Venue: Hotel London Kensington (managed by Melia), 61 Gloucester Road, London, SW7 4PE


Hotel London Kensington (Melia), Hotel London Kensington (managed by Melia), 61 Gloucester Road, London, SW7 4PE, United Kingdom