Life coach and counsellor Kristie Amadio is using her own experiences to help others recover from eating disorders.
Formerly a top level weightlifter, she developed anorexia as a teenager while in training for the 2004 Olympic Games.
After struggling to find suitable treatment in Australia and New Zealand she traveled to the States for months of residential treatment.
She's founded a coaching platform called Recovered Living, and plans to set up clinics in New Zealand.
She is a finalist in the Innovation, Science & Health category of the 2020 Women of Influence Awards.
Eating Disorders Association of New Zealand help page