Laura’s Story

First of all I want to say a huge thanks to the Recover Clinic for allowing me to share my experience on their blog. I always found that speaking to people who had gone through the same experience as myself, or reading about recovery was of great benefit and still is. I hope that my … Read more

Insight Into Body Dysmorphic Disorder

The majority of us have experienced feeling self-conscious and body dissatisfied all too often.  It is these feelings that can cause people to underestimate Body Dysmorphic Disorder (BDD) and the severity of this illness. BDD is a type of mental illness relating to body image which is much more than feeling body insecure like many … Read more

Eating Disorders And Desexualisation

 One of the main concerns of those suffering with eating disorders are the bodily curves brought about by pubertal changes. In the clinic we meet a lot of girls who tend to use their eating disorders as a way of desexualising themselves in an attempt to reject elements associated to their identity as a woman, … Read more