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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Finding my Spirituality: A Power Greater than Myself

Finding my Spirituality: A Power Greater than Myself

Finding my Spirituality: A Power Greater than Myself

I had sunk to my bottommost point (several times over), but the strength of my eating disorder managed to drag me down further into a darker place than I knew to exist. I was helpless, hopeless and powerless. I had tried what felt like countless ‘tricks’ in the Recover Clinic book, yet still my newly acquired insight and understanding of …

A Letter to a Friend..

A Letter to a Friend..

A Letter to a Friend..

It’s pretty much two years to the day since you breezed into my life; a ray of sunshine breaking through the darkness of my life. Now as I embark on the final stages of my recovery journey, it feels like the perfect time to say thank you.   You came into my life just as the iron fisted grip of …

How I Discovered Myself Through my Recovery Journey

How I Discovered Myself Through my Recovery Journey

How I Discovered Myself Through my Recovery Journey

So I’ve been wanting to write a blog post for a while, and being the perfectionist that I am, I’d not wanted to start until I’d decided on exactly the right subject. I didn’t want it to be a stereotypical account of my story and struggles etc etc. I wanted it to be current, relevant and captivating, exploring my views …

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My Journey at Recover

My Journey at Recover

My Journey at Recover

I am 17 and have struggled with an eating disorder for 3 years. I have been to many different treatment centres, including being an inpatient twice. Although the other clinics did help me, they were not nearly as helpful as Recover has been.   From my experience, what makes Recover different is that they acknowledge that an eating disorder is merely a symptom. …

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My First Experience of the Recover Clinic (Part 2)

My First Experience of the Recover Clinic (Part 2)

My First Experience of the Recover Clinic (Part 2)

I returned to the clinic the next day and started with Creative Group.. . I started feeling really embarrassed about going to this group because I was no good at art. I only did Graphics GCSE and it was not art based. I already started to feel humiliated.  I imagined walking into a room, with a set up resembling Art Attack, …