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PARENTAL EATING DISORDER COACHING

‘Working with Deirdre feels like someone is walking the path with you… or ahead of you… with lots of practical tips’

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Ms. Deirdre Reddan

Dip. in Personal, Leadership & Exec. coaching, EMCC

As a qualified coach and experienced mentor, with lived experience of eating disorders, I work with parents / family members whose loved one has developed a problematic relationship with food.

Nothing can prepare parents / family members for the shock of a loved one developing an eating disorder and its impact on that person, as well as on the parents and wider family’s physical and emotional well-being.  I work with parents / family members to help them develop the skills they need, using proven tools and techniques, to support their loved one.  I support them in identifying the strengths that they can bring to the recovery process. Developing these skills can help accelerate the recovery journey.

I also work with parents whose children have developed problematic eating or are suffering from eating distress. I am passionate about helping those parents foster (and role model) a healthy relationship with food, weight and body image for their kids.

Enhancing the overall mental health and well-being of the parents and family members is key, as proactively looking after their own well-being highlights the importance of self-care to their loved one.

I am currently completing the Eating Disorders and Obesity Master Practitioner Programme (National Centre for Eating Disorders UK).

Contact Tel: 086 1706350   Email: deirdrereddan@gmail.com