About Kristen Gleeson

Kristen is a young adult who lives in central Victoria, Australia. Her story, and that of her family, is one of the 10 stories shared in the book, My Kid is Back – Empowering Parents to Beat Anorexia Nervosa, by Daniel Le Grange and June Alexander. Today, Kristen has a degree in Social Work and experience working within a hospital and as a chaplain in a high school setting. She has a passion for the performing arts and volunteers within her local theatre community. Kristen has a lived experience of Anorexia Nervosa and is motivated by her faith and a desire to use her story to help others. She is a wife to Jordan and a mother to her canine, Hugo. Kristen aspires to work within the field of eating disorders and to be an advocate for change, healing and hope.