MGEDT National Conference 2017

We are pleased to announce our second national second will be taking place on 17th November in our home city of Brighton.


Initial speakers will be announced in the new year with calls for additional speakers and workshops soon-after.

Speakers in 2015 included Confirmed speakers and presenters include Dr Russell Delderfield as key-note presenter (MGEDT Trustee and PHD Student on the experiences of men with eating disorders), Dr Renate Pantke (Consultant Psychologist, The Brighton and Hove Eating Disorders Service), Dr Laura Markham (Clinical Psychologist at Department of Child and Adolescent Mental Health at Great Ormond Street London), Andrea Brown (Consultant Psychiatrist and Psychotherapist) & Dan Brown (Cognitive-Behavioural Psychotherapist, Retreat Centre), Lauren Benton (Founder and CEO of B.O.D.Y.) Danny Bowman (Body Dysmorphia Campaigner), Paul Donald (Founder and Director of Men and Boys Exercise and Eating Disorders Service Scotland) and Pam and Chris Nugent of The Laurence Trust in Northern Ireland, Jenny Langley (author of ‘Boys Get Eating Disorders Too’) and Lynn Crilly (MGEDT Trustee and Author of ‘Hope With Eating Disorders’.)


The theme of the conference is ‘Exploring Body Dissatisfaction in Men and Improving Their Self-esteem.’

Who should attend

Professionals from across all sectors are invited to attend the conference including:

• Counsellors                                                          • Physiotherapists
• Dieticians                                                             • Psychiatrists
• Family Therapists                                                • Psychologists
• Family Physicians                                                • Social workers
• Nurses                                                                 • Self help group facilitators
• General Practitioners                                          • Trainees
• Occupational Therapists                                     • Teachers
• Paediatricians                                                      • Youth workers
• Peer Supporters

The conference is also suitable for others in a supporting role including students volunteers and carers.


The venue is the Brighthelm Centre and address is North Rd, Brighton, East Sussex BN1 1YD.

Booking & Enquiries

For more information, enquires and to book your place please email


'Men Get Eating Disorders Too' is a registered charity in England and Wales no. 1139351.

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