Dr Jessica Podkowka is a Clinical Psychologist who has worked in a range of settings, including private practice, and inpatient and day patient eating disorder programs such as the Peter Beumont Centre for Eating Disorders at the Hills Private Hospital. Jessica is a registered treatment provider through Victims of Crime Services.
In addition to her clinical work, Jessica is a Guest Lecturer in Child/Adolescent and Adult Eating Disorders for Clinical Psychology postgraduate university students and has presented clinical workshops for clinicians at the annual Australia & New Zealand Academy for Eating Disorders (ANZAED) conference. Jessica is also Acting Co-Chair of the Social Media Committee for ANZAED and is on the Social Media Committee for the International Academy for Eating Disorders. In both of these roles, she is involved in promoting the activities of these organisations with regard to research, prevention, treatment and advocacy in the field of eating disorders.
Children, adolescents and adults
Primary areas of expertise
Complex trauma and post-traumatic stress syndromes
Depression and anxiety