About the authors
Glenn is Professor of Clinical Psychology at the University of Sheffield, UK. His clinical and academic specialism is evidence-based CBT for eating disorders, with a particular emphasis on effective treatment in routine clinical settings.
He has published over 280 peer-reviewed papers, 20 book chapters and two books in the field, and regularly presents workshops at national and international meetings. He is past president of the International Academy for Eating Disorders, is an Associate Editor of the International Journal of Eating Disorders, and is on the editorial board of Behaviour Research and Therapy.
He was a member of the NICE Eating Disorders Guideline Development Group, responsible for the 2017 update to the eating disorders guideline. (ORCID 0000-0001-7794-9546)
Hannah is Consultant Clinical Psychologist and Clinical Lead of the Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust Eating Disorders Service. She is an experienced clinician who has worked in the eating disorders field for 20 years. She also has a keen interest in research, her recent work focusing on predictors of treatment outcome in CBT for eating disorders.
She has co-authored over 40 peer-reviewed papers and is a British Association of Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapy (BABCP) accredited therapist and supervisor. She was a member of the NICE Eating Disorders Guideline Development Group (2017) and the Eating Disorders Quality Standards Advisory Committee (2017/2018). (ORCID 0000-0003-4338-5476)
Madeleine is Consultant Clinical Psychologist currently working with the Norfolk Community Eating Disorders Service (Cambridgeshire and Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust). She has worked in the field of eating disorders for the past 15 years and has a keen interest in promoting the use of evidence-based treatments in outpatient community services. Her recent work has focussed on the development of a waiting list initiative designed to minimise harm and promote engagement.
She has co-authored 9 peer-reviewed papers and three book chapters. She is a British Association of Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapy (BABCP) accredited therapist and regularly contributes to Doctorate Clinical Psychology teaching programmes in the UK. (ORCID ID 0000-0002-6468-6414)
Victoria is Principal Clinical Psychologist at South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust. She has worked in the field of eating disorders for twenty years. She has taught and disseminated widely. Her research interests include early intervention, body image and improving psychological treatment outcomes, particularly for cognitive behaviour therapy.
She co-authored both a CBT clinician’s guide and self-help book for adults with eating disorders. In addition she has published over 40 peer reviewed papers and seven book chapters. She is a British Association of Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapy (BABCP) accredited practitioner, supervisor and trainer. (ORCID ID 0000-0002-1932-1723)
Tracey is a Matthew Flinders Distinguished Professor of Psychology at Flinders University, Australia. She has conducted many treatment outcomes studies for eating disorders and perfectionism, and as a clinician, she has a commitment to ensuring that we apply evidence to clinical care “in the real world”.
She has published over 200 peer reviewed papers, 15 book chapters, and co-authored two books on the treatment of perfectionism. She is an Associate Editor for the International Journal of Eating Disorders, a Fellow of the Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia, and an Inaugural Honorary Fellow of the Australian Association for Cognitive and Behaviour Therapy. She served as president of the Eating Disorder Research Society over 2017–2018. (ORCID ID 0000-0003-4402-770X)
We would also like to acknowledge our gratitude for the special contribution of Susan Hart and Caitlin McMaster, who used their outstanding dietetic knowledge and skills to create a version of The REAL food guide. The guide is provided as Appendix five in the book, and is downloadable from this site so that your patients can benefit from it too. Read more about it here:
Hart, S., Marnane, C., McMaster, C. and Thomas, A. (2018) Development of the recovery from eating disorders for life food guide (REAL food guide) – A food pyramid for adults with an eating disorder. Journal of Eating Disorders, 6, 6. DOI