Making Peace with Food

Jemma reflects on her evolving relationship with food and eating since she started treatment with us… Suffering from an eating disorder led me to have a lot of serious issues with food. Whilst I now know these problems were a symptom of my illness and not the underlying cause, the majority of the time I was … Read more Making Peace with Food

Gut Feelings with an Eating Disorder

Emotions are incredibly hard to navigate when you’re recovering from an eating disorder. When trying to deal with overwhelming emotions and trauma, your mind can go into overdrive and start to feel numb, almost passive. Reaching this point can make connecting to what’s really going on for you incredibly hard, and also make therapy feel … Read more Gut Feelings with an Eating Disorder

Bones and my Eating Disorder

Marissa, our Naturopathic Nutritional Therapist, discusses the dangers of restrictive eating for your bones… Osteoporosis is a tragic and frightening side effect of restrictive eating. Osteoporosis is when bones become thin and brittle, and are far more easily able to break. In every bone, the bone tissue is broken down and built up again all … Read more Bones and my Eating Disorder

Your Relationship With Water

Nutritional Therapist, Marissa, discusses the importance of a healthy relationship with water and hydration… Eating disorder sufferers can have a complicated relationship with consuming liquids, and drinking water is no exception. Sometimes sufferers take to glugging down liquid to reach a certain fixed amount (or number of glasses) that their eating disorder tells them they need – regardless … Read more Your Relationship With Water