Eating disorders are a serious mental and physical health condition, and requires careful treatment from medical, physical and emotional health perspectives. At The Banyans Health and Wellness, our multidisciplinary team of professionals work collaboratively to ensure a superior care and long-term recovery of guests experiencing eating disorder.

Program Highlights
  • One on one therapy with onsite Masters-degree qualified Therapist and counsellor, as well as registered psychologists and ancillary therapists
  • Personalised wellness and nutrition plan including support from an onsite Nutritionist or Dietitian and experienced chefs
  • Medically supported approach to recovery and rehabilitation including psychology-degree qualified Exercise Physiologist to ensure the safe transition into a healthy diet and lifestyle.

Medical support for Eating Disorder recovery

Eating Disorder has serious impacts on the body’s ability to function in a healthy way. Long-term eating disorder may have consequences on a person’s liver function, digestion, thyroid function and more; highlighting the necessity of a medically supervised transition toward a healthy lifestyle. Guests at The Banyans regularly partner with general practitioners, medical specialists and registered nurses to ensure the highest standard of medical care.

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Multidisciplinary team of professionals

The Banyans Health and Wellness team is comprised over fifty-five members, spanning medical support, psychological and emotional therapy, nutrition, exercise, chefs and more. The multidisciplinary approach of The Banyans ensures that guests engage in recovery of the whole self – physically, emotionally, mentally and spiritually.

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Emotional and psychological therapies

The Banyans Health and Wellness dedicates a large portion of each program to evidence based emotional therapies including emerging areas of practice, such as brain spotting. In uncovering the issues behind alcohol misuse, individuals can address the concerns underlying their experience and unlock long-lasting recovery.

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Physical therapies

Physical therapies such as yoga, resistance training and cardio-based workouts restore the body’s energy, strength and metabolic processing, while also contributing to improvements in mental and emotional health.


Nutritional therapies

The nutritionist and dietitian at The Banyans provide compassionate, scientifically informed support. In congruence with the results of individual genetic tests, you will receive nutritional education and diverse eating plans to give freedom and long-lasting recovery.

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For those who may be experiencing more than one condition, the personalised nature of each program can incorporate elements of treatment for multiple conditions. We are able to incorporate elements of treatment for mental health, substance misuse and abuse, trauma, and chronic stress into a program for eating disorders.

Eating Disorder Specialist General Practitioner
Dr Leanne Barron

Dr Leanne Barron is one of Australia’s leading general practioners, specialising in Eating Disorder treatment. Dr Barron is a general practitioner with diverse experience, including treating malnutrition, allergy, adult emergency medicine, and general practice. As the Queensland GP representative for the state-wide Eating Disorder Advisory Group, Dr Barron is committed to educating patients, families, other professionals and the public.

Dr Leanne Barron
Emily Ghaiyed
Emily is a Masters-qualified nutritionist and dietician. Working in nutrition and dietetics for over two years, She has also pursued further training in eating disorders, gut health (specifically, irritable bowel syndrome and inflammatory bowel disease) and utilises Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) when working with her patients.

Emily is registered with Dietitian’s Australia and registered as a Monash FODMAP trained dietitian, she is passionate about mental health and its link with nutrition, gut health and physical health.

Tammy Spiller

Tammy works as a clinical nutritionist with specific interests in metabolic conditions (in particular, metabolic syndrome and pre-diabetes), functional gastro-intestinal disorders and nutrition for mental health. Tammy’s work combines an understanding of how the pathophysiology of illness interacts with the biochemistry of nutrition. Working with specialist testing results, pathology, current medications and co-occurring health conditions, Tammy provides personalised, evidence-based nutrition plans for patients.

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Thank you for saving my life. I will never forget my time at The Banyans.

– Previous Guest