Bringing the best of the past 30 years of body image research to your practice...
We empower professionals who work with people around their body to take a holistic, body confident approach to weight, shape, and appearance with their clients, to create sustainable results, and enhanced wellbeing
of adolescents want to change something about the way they look
of adult women are dissatisfied with at least one aspect of their appearance
Children can tell us that 'thin is good and fat is bad' from the age of 3, and body dissatisfaction started emerging from the age of 9.
We are currently developing online professional development courses for professionals and we plan to offer these programs in 2021.
If you want to be the first to know when we offer these, please join our email list and we will let you know...
This course will empower fitness professionals to take a body confident approach with their clients, and position themselves and a Body Confident Collective certified trainer- helping new clients who seek a more holistic approach to find you.
MIDWIVES AND MATERNAL CHILD HEALTH NURSES
This program will empower those who work with pregnant and postpartum women to discuss weight and bodies in a more holistic way and promote body appreciation in multiple settings.
CONFIDENT BODY CONFIDENT CHILD FACILITATORS
This training will accredit professionals who are interested in facilitating this evidence-based program for parents of 2-6 year olds to support them to develop positive body image and healthy eating habits for their children.
“The Body Confident Collective are not only creating solutions and solving problems for the community, but also creating solutions for researchers.
This can break ground and have real impact."
Chief Executive Officer at the Melbourne Innovation Centre
OUR PREVIOUS CLIENTS
The Body Confident Collective is led by three body image experts, Dr Zali Yager, Dr Ivanka Prichard, and Dr Laura Hart.
This not-for-profit emerged from our passion for getting the great work of researchers out into the real world.
We love to share our passion for body image with parents, teachers, professionals, and companies.