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  • Master of Counselling

  • Training for clinicians in Family Based Therapy

  • Training in Eating Disorders

  • Master of Teaching (primary/secondary teaching)

  • Master of Nutrition and Dietetics

  • Bachelor of Applied Science

I am an accredited practising dietitian and registered counsellor with over 25 years of experience. I also have a lived experience of an eating disorder.


I specialise in working with children and adolescents with all eating disorders, in particular, Anorexia Nervosa, Bulimia Nervosa; Avoidant Restrictive Eating Disorders (ARFID) & Atypical Anorexia Nervosa (ANN).

I work at St Vincents Health in the Body Image and Eating Disorder Program where I am involved in running day program groups for adults with an eating disorder.

I am a registered member of the Australian Counselling Association and PACFA and provide counselling to children, adolescents and adults of all ages. 


I am extremely passionate about working with parents and provide counselling to assist them to work through and help navigate the complexities of living with a young person with an eating disorder.

My counselling style is warm and gentle- I like to work closely with the whole family to to provide a safe and supportive space.

I use a variety of evidence-based treatments including

  • family therapy;

  • individual therapy;

  • motivational interviewing;

  • adolescent-parent therapy and

  • emotion-focused therapy.

Current Work:

  • Dietitian and Registered Counsellor- Private Clinic in Ivanhoe

  • Senior Clinician and Dietitian- St Vincent's Health (Body Image and Eating Disorder Recovery Service-BETRS) 

Supervision with Helen

If you're a dietitian or mental health worker and work in the area of eating disorders and looking for supervision then contact Helen for bookings and enquiries.


Helen encourages reflective practice and provides guidance and honest feedback to help you feel empowered and grow from each experience. Helen is highly respectful of others’ opinions and very passionate about assisting others by providing rich and meaningful learning opportunities and support.

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