Bravery In Eating Disorder Recovery

BRAVERY – “the quality or state of having or showing mental or moral strength to face danger, fear, or difficulty.” COURAGE – “showing bravery under fire.”   In recovering from an eating disorder, the above two qualities are the ones you want in your arsenal.  And yet, an eating disorder has the ability to make you … Read more

Body Dysmorphic Disorder…What Is It?

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

Poem: How To Paint A Portrait Of A Bird

We recently welcomed Arts Psychotherapist, Dafni, to the Recover Clinic family. Today, she shares this beautiful poem to inspire your recovery journey… How to Paint the Portrait of a Bird – Jacques Prévert First, paint a cage with an open door. Then, in the cage, paint something for the bird, something useful and beautiful, and … Read more