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.

Eat What You Want (Every)Day

Eat What You Want (Every)Day

Eat What You Want (Every)Day

Today is Eat What You Want Day – a rather fitting day for an eating disorders clinic, don’t you think? The theme for today is all about letting go of restriction and allowing yourself to “indulge” in whatever you fancy. Whilst this is obviously a fantastic opportunity to celebrate all things yummy, two thoughts immediately come to mind: Why only today? …

What is normal eating when you’re in recovery from an eating disorder?

What is normal eating when you’re in recovery from an eating disorder?

What is normal eating when you’re in recovery from an eating disorder?

By our Nutritional Therapist, Marissa… During our Nutritional Therapy sessions at The Recover Clinic, we teach our clients that there is no precise practice, diet plan or fashion that can be called normal eating. No matter what glossy magazines or diet book or TV shows or parents or so-called-experts say, normal eating is not about fulfilling any particular criteria. In fact, normal eating …

It’s picnic season…

It’s picnic season…

It’s picnic season…

Our Naturopathetic Nutritional Therapist, Marissa, shares her top tips for the picnic season… The weather is hot and the clouds are few: it’s picnic season! London parks are filled with people enjoying themselves and eating on a blanket, with (maybe!) a glass of Champagne or two. Picnics can be overwhelming if you are suffering from an eating disorder. It’s typical …

Today is World Milk Day!

Today is World Milk Day!

Today is World Milk Day!

For World Milk Day we’re sharing our Dietitian’s blog post on milk! You can find Rachel’s original blog post on her website here… …The main source of information I’ve drawn from is chapter 6 of ‘Milk and dairy products in human nutrition’ by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations written in 2013. A fully comprehensive, non-biased source …

What is mindful eating?

What is mindful eating?

What is mindful eating?

A mindful approach to eating is something that can be learned and can be an invaluable tool for transforming someone’s relationship with food for the better… The word mindfulness is now well known, and in Jon Kabat-Zinn’s words, it can essentially be summarised as “paying attention in a particular way, on purpose, in the present moment, and non judgementally”. So …

Cooking up some magic!

Cooking up some magic!

Cooking up some magic!

Our Dietician, Rachel, shares a recipe for overcoming fear… How does it make you feel when someone says ‘What shall we cook tonight?’ or ‘Do you fancy cooking tonight?’ For some, these questions might ignite a sense of excitement at the anticipation of a delicious meal. Others might feel bored at the thought of taking time to cook something. For those …

Eating Disorder Habits vs Eating Disorder Behaviours

Eating Disorder Habits vs Eating Disorder Behaviours

Eating Disorder Habits vs Eating Disorder Behaviours

  by our Nutritional Therapist, Marissa Recovering from an eating disorder can seem like one long mountain climb after another. While this may be so, when it comes to your self-care and eating, sometimes it is the little, discreet (and yet often particularly toxic) things that can hold us back. Little things, such as: what cutlery you use, how you …

But what if I really don’t feel hungry?

But what if I really don’t feel hungry?

But what if I really don’t feel hungry?

Rachel is a Dietitian in London. Below, she discusses why you might not feel hunger at mealtimes, and how you can work to overcome it… The journey to eating intuitively and giving full permission to eat in recovery from an eating disorder is often a long and complicated path. Reconnecting and learning to listen to hunger and fullness cues doesn’t come …