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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Addressing Stigma with Eating Disorders – EDAW 2017

Addressing Stigma with Eating Disorders – EDAW 2017

Addressing Stigma with Eating Disorders – EDAW 2017

by our therapist, Jenna, for Eating Disorders Awareness Week 2017 When I tell people that I work with eating disorders, I’m often taken aback by their responses.  Chatty cab drivers make comments about ‘vanity”, friends ask about how I can ‘cure’ someone from their ‘obsession’ with being thin, even clients question whether they are ‘deserving of my time’, because they believe …

Set Me Free – EDAW 2017

Set Me Free – EDAW 2017

Set Me Free – EDAW 2017

by one of our lovely clients, for Eating Disorders Awareness Week Trapped and confused in this cycle of despair I’m trying to reach you but there’s nobody there So I sink deeper and deeper into the mist Shattered cries for help so often dismissed I want to get out and to smile and be free I want just for one …

Lovely Body Positive – EDAW 2017

Lovely Body Positive – EDAW 2017

Lovely Body Positive – EDAW 2017

by our nutritional therapist in Brighton, Belle, for Eating Disorders Awareness Week 2017 Keeping inspired whilst recovering from an eating disorder is crucial. That little voice over your shoulder that whispers ‘you can do it’ needs to be constantly nourished with a drip feed of “lovely body positive” commentary. This phrase I’m using – Lovely Body Positive – is all the more …

New Beginnings – EDAW 2017

New Beginnings – EDAW 2017

New Beginnings – EDAW 2017

by our therapist, Lucy, for Eating Disorders Awareness Week 2017 “And suddenly you just know…it’s time to start something new and trust the magic of beginnings.” -Meister Eckhart I’m drawn to this quotation because for me it encapsulates what The Recover Clinic offers in relation to new beginnings. This of course is a new beginning for me too. I am …

Mille’s Blog – EDAW 2017

Mille’s Blog – EDAW 2017

Mille’s Blog – EDAW 2017

  by our lovely client, Mille, Eating Disorders Awareness Week 2017 Having an eating disorder is sh*t, it really is boring and crap and horrendous and painful. I have been in recovery for a good while now, and I still struggle. But however near to hopelessness, I can feel at times. Every morning my faith is restored, and this has …

Early Intervention in Eating Disorders – EDAW 2017

Early Intervention in Eating Disorders – EDAW 2017

Early Intervention in Eating Disorders – EDAW 2017

By Kate Sumner, Operations Director Beat, the UK’s eating disorder charity, have announced their theme for Eating Disorders Awareness Week (27th February to 5th March) as the importance of early intervention in eating disorder treatment, and the vital role of GP’s. Here at the Recover Clinic, we could not agree more. For a lot of our clients, Recover is their last hope. Many have …

How I Recovered By Learning to Love Myself – EDAW2017

How I Recovered By Learning to Love Myself – EDAW2017

How I Recovered By Learning to Love Myself – EDAW2017

by our lovely client, Chrissy, for Eating Disorders Awareness Week I wanted to write a blogpost for Eating Disorders Awareness Week, and as my ending in treatment draws nearer, I felt it would be a great time to address both! I first started treatment at The Recover Clinic two years ago, in the December of 2014. I had developed my …