Multi-Family Therapy for Anorexia Nervosa (MFT-AN)

Presenter: Prof Ivan Eisler, Joint Head of MCCAED

Ivan talks about Multi-Family Therapy for Anorexia Nervosa (MFT-AN), a treatment that was developed by MCCAED and is recommended by NICE Guidance (2017).

Multi-Family Therapy for Bulimia Nervosa (MFT-BN)

Presenter: Dr Julian Baudinet, Clinical Psychologist

Julian describes a group program developed at MCCAED for young people with bulimia nervosa and their families.

Intensive Treatment Programme (ITP)

Presenter: Laura Baker, Clinical Nurse Specialist

Laura talks about the Intensive Treatment Programme (ITP), a 5-day per week therapeutic day program, developed by MCCAED.

Family Therapy for Eating Disorders (FT-AN/BN)

Presenter: Prof Ivan Eisler, Joint Head of MCCAED

Ivan discusses why families are so important in a young persons recovery from an eating disorder and what family therapy for eating disorders involves.

MCCAED Publications


Multifamily Therapy for Adolescent Anorexia Nervosa.
Fairbairn, P., Simic, M. & Eisler, I. (2011). Multifamily Therapy for Adolescent Anorexia Nervosa, In Le Grange, D., & Lock, J. (Eds), Eating Disorders in Children and Adolescents A: Clinical Handbook.
Family and Multifamily Therapy.
Simic, M., & Eisler, I. (2012). Family and Multifamily Therapy. In Fox, J.E., & Goss, K. (Eds). Eating and its Disorders.

Treatment Manuals

Cutting Down: A CBT workbook for treating young people who self-harm
Designed to support clinicians working with adolescents engaging in self-harm, this unique workbook is ideal for counsellors, counselling psychologists, clinical psychologists, CBT therapists, IAPT practitioners, CAMHS mental health workers and nurse therapists as well as students and trainees.
Maudsley Service Manual
Maudsley Service Manual for Child and Adolescent Eating Disorders

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