About the author
Jenny Langley is a Chartered Accountant who has six children and has worked in a variety of positions within the pharmaceutical industry and the Financial Services Industry. Since her eldest son recovered from anorexia Jenny has utilised their experience, changed career and written two books; Boys Get Anorexia Too and The New Maudsley Training Manual.
Jenny now provides support to families in her local community via a carer support group and New Maudsley carer skills workshops. Jenny also delivers emotional wellbeing sessions, covering all areas of mental health in schools to staff, parents and students, and she has been involved in several research projects into the New Maudsley Approach. Jenny is passionate about raising awareness in the hope that prevention and early intervention will become more commonplace.
Jenny was awarded the Royal College of Psychiatrists – Carer Contributor of the Year 2016 in recognition of her ongoing work with carers, eating disorder services and in the wider community particularly focusing on preventative work in schools.