Eating Disorders: All You Need Is Love?

This week we’re sharing one of Emmy’s articles for the Huffington Post. Read the original here. …I wanted to share my ideas about how we can help people to recover from eating disorders and why our unique approach is so successful. At The Recover Clinic we offer what we call a Whole Body Approach that basically means that when … Read more Eating Disorders: All You Need Is Love?

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 … Read more Eating Disorder Habits vs Eating Disorder Behaviours

The Ultimate Warrior

This poem and drawing was created by one of our clients in Brighton, as a gift to another client… If there was a crown for your being, I’d honour you the warrior, For you are the warrior of warriors; The victorious monarch of courage so glorious, Standing tall when all falls, With nothing but your … Read more The Ultimate Warrior

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 … Read more Addressing Stigma with Eating Disorders – EDAW 2017

Mille’s Poem – EDAW 2017

by our lovely client, Mille Oh to be just me, that is all, enough, so much already, where and why does my value get placed by me, in anyone or anyone else but me. It is not me, surely that knows and that can see all I have been and all I can be. Searching … Read more Mille’s Poem – 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 … Read more Set Me Free – 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 … Read more Lovely Body Positive – EDAW 2017

A Letter from Jenna – EDAW 2017

by our therapist, Jenna, for Eating Disorders Awareness Week 2017 To our clients, It takes a lot of courage to reach out for support: change, as you know, is uncomfortable.  It’s scary to even think about letting go of the comforts of what we know, and to allow ourselves to befriend the unknown.  The fact … Read more A Letter from Jenna – EDAW 2017

Art Psychotherapy: Finding yourself through creative processes – EDAW 2017

By our therapist, Victoria, for Eating Disorders Awareness Week 2017 ‘The process of art therapy is based on the recognition that man’s most fundamental thoughts and feelings, derived from the unconscious, reach expression in images rather than words’ – Naumburg We can communicate non-verbally through art: creating a sculpture, making a mark on paper, using … Read more Art Psychotherapy: Finding yourself through creative processes – EDAW 2017