Registration Number: PSY0001194805
Medicare Provider Number: 2905781Y
Ariana Elias is a highly experienced clinical psychologist specialising in eating, dieting, and weight disorders. Since commencing clinical practice in 2002 she has worked exclusively within the field of body image and eating disorders in a variety of specialist services in both the public and private sector.
In 2004, Ariana established a private practice treating individuals with Anorexia Nervosa, Bulimia Nervosa, Binge Eating Disorder, Other Specified Eating and Feeding Disorder (OSFED), Orthorexia and Obesity. Prior to this, Ariana worked at Northside Clinic Eating Disorders Unit where she was responsible for working with patients, parents and families on the psychological component of inpatient treatment.
In 2015, Ariana developed Raising Body-Confident Kids, a body image prevention program for parents and primary school aged children. Since then, she was worked with thousands of children and their parents in school and community settings focused on reducing the risk of the development of body dissatisfaction.
In 2018, Ariana began her PhD candidature at the University of New South Wales (UNSW), and in 2019, she was appointed Co-Chair of the Private Practice Significant Interest Group for the Australia & New Zealand Academy for Eating Disorders.
Ariana has full registration with the Psychologists Board of Australia and the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency with clinical endorsement (PSY0001194805).