Today, Kathy welcomes Maria Ganci and Dr. Linsey Atkins and they are going to focus their conversation on adolescents, anorexia nervosa, and atypical anorexia nervosa
Maria Ganci is a Registered Clinical Mental Health Social Worker and Child and Adolescent Psychoanalytical Psychotherapist. Maria has over thirty years’ experience working with families, children, and adolescents in Mental Health Services. She has devoted the past fifteen years solely to treating children and adolescents with eating disorders. Maria is the Co-Director of APT Therapeutic Solutions Pty. Ltd. and runs a successful private practice providing training, supervision, and consultation both nationally and internationally in the treatment of eating disorders. Maria has worked under the auspices of Dr. Ann Moye, Michigan, USA, for the past five years to further develop and deliver Adolescent & Parent Treatment (APT). She is the author of Survive FBT, a manual that supports parents through Family-Based Treatment, which has been translated into Japanese and Swedish.
Dr. Linsey Atkins is a Registered Clinical Psychologist with fifteen years of experience providing child, adolescent, parent, and family therapy for eating disorders. Linsey has specialized in evidence-based treatment approaches and runs a successful clinical and supervision-based private practice in Melbourne, Australia. Linsey has worked under the auspices of Dr. Ann Moye, Michigan, USA for the past five years to further develop and deliver Adolescent & Parent Treatment (APT) training nationally and internationally. She is a Co-Director of Adolescent & Parent Treatment Solutions Pty. Ltd., an online service that provides treatment resources, training, supervision, and consultation in Adolescent & Parent Treatment for eating disorders. Linsey has published articles on adolescent eating disorders as well as delivered lectures and presented workshops at national and international conferences.