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Every day at The Recover Clinic brings new experiences, challenges and emotions in the battle to overcome eating disorders and Body Dysmorphic Disorder. Hear from our therapists, our clients, and others struggling with these illnesses as they share their stories and advice.

Establishing Healthy Boundaries

Establishing Healthy Boundaries

Establishing Healthy Boundaries

By Anastasia Foulouli – Dance Movement Psychotherapist, London Do you ever feel lost and unseen in your personal relationships? Do you find that it is difficult to differentiate where you end and where other people begin? Are you unsure about who you really are and tend to please other people to avoid confrontation? Do you have a hard time saying …

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Learning to love my body

Learning to love my body

Learning to love my body

Our inspiring client, Tess, shares how she’s learning to love her body once more… So after recently having watched the documentary “Embrace” I finally feel ready to write a blog post. I wanted to talk about my journey so far on building a relationship with my body. I know that I wasn’t born disliking myself but for as long as I can remember …

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Holidays

Holidays

Holidays

Our lovely client, Frances, shares how for the first time in years she was able to freely enjoy her holiday… I have just returned from holiday in the French Alps and I can’t remember the last time I felt this relaxed. The sun shone, the pines were fragrant, and the croissants were crisp and flaky. There wasn’t much snow, malheureusement, but …

Eating disorders, Dramatherapy and Susie Orbach

Eating disorders, Dramatherapy and Susie Orbach

Eating disorders, Dramatherapy and Susie Orbach

The percentage of men suffering from eating disorders is dramatically raising in the last years. Recent reports from the Royal College of Practitioners in 2010 indicated a 66% rise of male hospital admissions, and the National Institute of Health and Clinical Excellence in 2015 estimates around 11% of those affected by an eating disorder are males. However, as a Dramatherapist, I believe …

Every time you fall darling

Every time you fall darling

Every time you fall darling

Mille’s Poem Every time you fall my darling, remember the thousands of times you have fallen and risen, rising follows falling, so surely a fall is yet another door to new, to lessons, to understanding, it is yet another opportunity to witness your own strength and courage, and all of all faith, faith in the soul, in the body, in …

Kate’s personal note to our inspiring clients

Kate’s personal note to our inspiring clients

Kate’s personal note to our inspiring clients

Dear Girls, I have now worked at The Recover Clinic for nearly 5 years and in all honesty every day has been a learning experience for me! I know you will be taken back by this admission but contrary to popular opinion I do not know everything 😉 These are some of the things YOU have all taught me; You are all so brave. The work you …

My Journey Through Movement

My Journey Through Movement

My Journey Through Movement

  Marlie shares her inspiring journey with Movement group… When I first joined the clinic in January I was totally consumed by my eating disorder and in a constant state of anger, fear, panic and paranoia. In fact my emotions were so intense during this time that I now hardly remember individual days or groups – it just seems a …