Frans professional affiliations include:
• Psychology Board of Australia (Registered)
• Australian Psychological Society (Member)
• Australian and New Zealand Academy of Eating Disorders (Member)
Fran is a registered psychologist who is passionate about working with people who experience eating disorders and body image concerns. As a Clinical Psychologist Registrar, Fran is motivated to provide a compassionate, evidence-based, and collaborative approach. She also works in line with the Health at Every Size® principles to enhance long-term wellbeing.
Clinically, Fran has trained in a range of therapeutic modalities including Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy and Dialectical Behaviour Therapy, and combines these techniques to provide client-centred care. Fran aims to empower individuals to develop a healthy relationship with their body, food, strengths and identity.
Fran also has several research interests, with her doctoral research thesis exploring Body Dysmorphic Disorder and perceptual distortions of body image.