Kyla Holley, B.Couns, M. Prac (Eating Disorders)
Kyla is a Counsellor & Master Practitioner in evidence-based treatments for sufferers of Anorexia, Bulimia, Binge Eating Disorder, Obesity, Orthorexia and OSFED.
After training with the The National Centre for Eating Disorders (UK) she founded ACFED and developed a number of training courses in eating disorders and obesity for health professional in Australia and New Zealand.
The Australian Centre for Eating Disorders is part of her vision to create a high quality standard of professional knowledge in the treatment of eating disorders in Australia, making it safer for sufferers and their families to access effective support. Kyla is dedicated to building a network of dedicated, qualified health professionals through the Australian Centre for Eating Disorders.
She has forged partnerships with Dr Eric Stice and Dr Paul Rohde at The Oregon Research Institute to ensure that Australia and New Zealand have access to their groundbreaking eating disorder and obesity prevention programs. Kyla is also currently working with The Maudsley Hospital and St Georges (UK) to bring evidence based treatment programs for adults with Anorexia to Australia and New Zealand.
She also has extensive knowledge and experience specifically related to metabolic surgery and works as part of a multidisciplinary clinical team in addition to working in private practice and is a member of the Obesity Surgery Society of Australia and New Zealand (OSSANZ).
Eating Disorder Essentials, Psychological Approaches to Obesity, Prevention Facilitator and MANTRA (2018) training courses are presented by Kyla.
Kyla migrated to Australia, from the UK, nearly 20 years ago, but still retains much of her 'Pommy' weirdness and can't bring herself to change her pronunciation of the words yoghurt and pasta!