Treatment Providers

*This referral list is added to as we work collaboratively with other clinicians.  We cannot guarantee the accuracy of this list or predict outcomes.

Public Options

  • District Health Board

EDANZ.  Eating Disorders Association of New Zealand (a private, non profit organization) has excellent step by step information on the DHB pathways in your area.

Love Your Kite is an App, which is a practical resource to support people on their Eating Disorder recovery journey. Love your Kite is made up of over 35 weeks worth of activities. It is user-led, meaning you create your own journey by choosing the Kites that resonate with you. 


Private Options


Estella Leek Auckland

Sarah Elliot Wellington

Victoria Schonwald Christchurch (in person or via zoom)

Sarah Widdowson Christchurch (in person or via zoom)


Jan Geary Auckland

Nurture Psychology Auckland


Recovered Living with Kristie Amadio in Dunedin (in person or via zoom - as of 2021 Kristie is fully booked, please reach out to be placed on the waitlist)


Recovered Living: Eating Disorder Recovery Coaching by Recovered Professionals (based in the US via zoom)

Dawn Marron: Eating Disorder Recovery Coach & Counsellor - Nelson, New Zealand
Recovered Living NZ: Thursdays at 5:30pm NZST $10/group

Gen Mora and Millie Thomas Recovery Support Group: Wednesdays at 5:30pm NZST - free group. Email hopeandhealingrsvp[@] for more info

Residential Eating Disorder Treatment Centres

Recovered Living NZ. Projected to open in early 2022 Kristie and her team are on a mission to open New Zealand's very first specialized residential eating disorder treatment centre in Otago including a day and partial program.
Meaning 'total health' Alsana is a leading eating disorder treatment centre in the USA.

Founded by Carolyn Costin Monte Nido is the treatment centre where Kristie found full recovery in California.

Center For Discovery is in many US states, specializing in eating disorder treatment.

Mirasol boasts a 3 to 1 client/staff ratio and application of alternative treatment modalities.

Westwind is a supported living home with therapists, and a dietician providing individual and group therapy, and with meal support workers spending time in the house to offer guidance and support.