Biography of Dr Irina Webster
Dr Irina Webster MD (retired) is the Director of Women Health Issues one of the Australia leading
suppliers of information on women health and especially on
She is creator of Women health Site and Eating Disorder Home
Treatment Program that she developed based on her own personal
experience with an eating disorder and many years of experience
in this field. She has been working with eating disorder
sufferers for 10 years.
Dr Irina Webster is one of the Expert Authors featured in Ezine
Articles writing about eating disorder. She has also been
published in many others magazines and news papers.
She is also a passionate educator regarding eating disorders.
She does free educational seminars and workshops around the
world on eating disorder treatments, education and management.
Dr Irina Webster was working in the
Canberra Hospital (Australia) up to 2007. At the moment she is
on sabbatical and continues her research into mind/body medicine
studying the subconscious mind and its role in the development
of eating disorders.
Dr Irina uses a holistic approach to medicine and treats her
patients from a whole person point of view. She takes into
consideration not only the medical problems of a person, but
also the personal circumstances of each patient, their
upbringing, developmental issues as well as racial, educational
and social issues.
Over the years she has attended a number of medical,
psychological and holistic medicine sessions in Russia regarding eating
disorder treatment including:
- “Advanced Strategies for Eating Disorders Treatment”
(October1998 - May 1999)
- “Distorted Body Image: Broken Eye Syndrome” (November 1997)
- “Adolescence is dangerous time for developing an eating
- “Cognitive Behavior Therapy and Eating Disorders Treatment”.
- “Physiology and Psychology of Eating Disorders.” ( November1999)
- “Family Therapy for Eating Disorder Patients.” (June 2000
- “Eating Disorders and Media.” (February 2001)
Dr Irina Webster has also attended many seminars about changing
mind and perception including seminar by Anthony Robbins, Deepak
Chopra, Dr Denis Whitley, Zig Ziglar, Dr Demartini and Stuart
Dr Irina Webster has been married to William for 10 years. She
has one daughter Natasha (aged 20). They all live in Canberra
(the capital of Australia).
She is now concentrating on-line counseling for eating disorder
She is also writing a book about eating disorder which
More than 500 books on personal development and eating disorder
subject, plus educational CD and video set filling two
Dr Irina’s main hobby is traveling. She enjoys learning about
different people, history and different cultures. She has also
done much research on how different people from different
cultures are affected by eating disorders and what is the link
between eating disorders and cultural differences.
She travels to 2-3 countries every year. And all the time she is
in another country, she talks to people and continues her
research into people’s eating habits and how these habits affect
their mental state.