Client Stories

We’ve found that one of the best ways for you to learn about what we do…is from our clients themselves. Here you will find plenty of information about our client’s experiences of group therapy, the recovery journey and much more.

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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 …

Recovery is Possible

Recovery is Possible

Recovery is Possible

Today is 8th January 2017 and it is the first time I feel I can safely say I have recovered from my eating disorder. One week ago today it was New Year’s Day and my life turned upside down. I was told something that would devastate anyone regardless of whether they had an eating disorder or not. Since then I …

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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 …

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 …

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Making Peace with Food

Making Peace with Food

Making Peace with Food

Jemma reflects on her evolving relationship with food and eating since she started treatment with us… Suffering from an eating disorder led me to have a lot of serious issues with food. Whilst I now know these problems were a symptom of my illness and not the underlying cause, the majority of the time I was unwell, I was completely consumed …

Psychodrama & Struggling With Conflict

Psychodrama & Struggling With Conflict

Psychodrama & Struggling With Conflict

Chrissy reflects on her powerful experience in Psychodrama group… I remember my first psychodrama session clearly. It was very small, consisting of only our therapist and two of us. I had binged the night before and I remember feeling so scared, lost and desperate- my eating disorder’s hateful thoughts about my body and the physical pain seemed impossible to escape …