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.

Turning Your Canoe Upstream – A View of her Eating Disorder by Kate B.

Turning Your Canoe Upstream – A View of her Eating Disorder by Kate B.

Turning Your Canoe Upstream – A View of her Eating Disorder by Kate B.

I am now able to start looking back over the last few years and understand where I have been and where I want to go, thanks to the support and help of the Recover clinic. For a few years, I lived with an eating disorder i never knew i even had, and I wish I had been able to get …

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The Healing Power of Acceptance – By Ellie Parkins

The Healing Power of Acceptance – By Ellie Parkins

The Healing Power of Acceptance – By Ellie Parkins

“To confine our attention to terrestrial matters would be to limit the human spirit.” – Stephen Hawking My past hypocrisy is amusing. During the days of hating humanity and introverting myself, I mocked people’s pathetic and obvious attempts for attention, meanwhile conveniently forgetting about my personal obsession with the size of my body – something viewed by the outside world, by …

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A statement of anger towards magazines

A statement of anger towards magazines

A statement of anger towards magazines

I’m sorry magazines, but I think our love affair has ended. I remember the days when you excited me. I would look forward to when you would release a new issue and browse through it with much anticipation, pawing over the latest clothes, gasping over celebrity gossip (or chuckling depending on what the story may be) and dreaming of looking …

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Tom…my story for all those suffering.x

Tom…my story for all those suffering.x

Tom…my story for all those suffering.x

Sitting at the table, eating my third heaping plateful of pasta, I watched as my housemates shuffled in and out of the lounge where we are all gathered around watching Hollyoaks. The dinner conversation turned from who was going to do the washing up to when our final exams had been scheduled…no one mentioned my food…or my eating habits.  I …

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