We are a not-for-profit organization dedicated to providing timely, quality support and guidance to anyone struggling with body image issues, disordered eating and eating disorders. The Body Brave community is committed to reducing stigma and increasing access to support. We have a multi-disciplinary team that includes a psychotherapist and family doctor, a clinical mental health counsellor, yoga and meditation teachers as well as eating disorder survivors. We are governed by a community board made up of individuals with a variety of skills and expertise. Our services are now covered under OHIP and are available to clients at no charge.
Please note: we are not a substitute for institutional eating disorder treatment. Please visit our resources section for a list of institutional treatment programs in the area.
Body Brave aims to provide accessible support to individuals struggling with weight, food and body image issues, including disordered eating and eating disorders. Body Brave will work with treatment partners to offer complementary services that address the gaps in the continuum of care for those struggling with these devastating illnesses. Body Brave will push for innovative, national strategies that will change the way eating disorders are perceived and addressed. Our bold online and offline community aims to reduce stigma and create awareness. Body Brave aims to ensure that the survivor's voice is always heard and validated.
To foster innovation and collaboration in the eating disorder world and to create a national body positive, recovery focused community, committed to raising awareness, reducing stigma and fostering a sense of self-efficacy, dignity and connection.