Chris Thornton
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Chris Thornton

Clinical Psychologist

Chris Thornton is a clinical psychologist who has specialised in the treatment of patients with eating disorders for nearly 20 years.


Chris is the Clinical Director of the Redleaf Practice, which is a firm of clinical psychologist providing specialist outpatient treatment to those suffering from eating disorders.

Chris has held positions at the major private eating disorders units in NSW and is also the Clinical Consultant to the Thrive Eating Disorder Service in Auckland, New Zealand.

Chris is the immediate past President of the Australia and New Zealand Academy of Eating Disorders, the peak body representing and supporting the activities of all professionals working in the field of eating disorders and related issues.




The Mental Health Professionals’ Network (MHPN) respectfully acknowledges the Wurundjeri and the Boon Wurrung people of the Kulin nation, the Traditional Owners and Custodians of the land on which our office is situated. We also acknowledge Traditional Owners of Country throughout Australia and pay our respects to their Elders past and present.