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Every day at The Recover Clinic brings new experiences, challenges and emotions in the battle to overcome eating disorders and Body Dysmorphic Disorder. Hear from our therapists, our clients, and others struggling with these illnesses as they share their stories and advice.

Christina: My Recovery Story

Christina: My Recovery Story

Christina: My Recovery Story

It was October 2013, I lay in my single room of the maisonette I shared with one other girl in my final year at university surrounded by food wrappers. I pondered what my life had become. It is only upon reflection that I understand what a tiny world it is that I used to live. My thought process consisted of …

Set Me Free – EDAW 2017

Set Me Free – 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 I want just for one …

Lovely Body Positive – EDAW 2017

Lovely Body Positive – 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 – is all the more …

New Beginnings – EDAW 2017

New Beginnings – EDAW 2017

New Beginnings – EDAW 2017

by our therapist, Lucy, for Eating Disorders Awareness Week 2017 “And suddenly you just know…it’s time to start something new and trust the magic of beginnings.” -Meister Eckhart I’m drawn to this quotation because for me it encapsulates what The Recover Clinic offers in relation to new beginnings. This of course is a new beginning for me too. I am …

Early Intervention in Eating Disorders – EDAW 2017

Early Intervention in Eating Disorders – EDAW 2017

Early Intervention in Eating Disorders – EDAW 2017

By Kate Sumner, Operations Director Beat, the UK’s eating disorder charity, have announced their theme for Eating Disorders Awareness Week (27th February to 5th March) as the importance of early intervention in eating disorder treatment, and the vital role of GP’s. Here at the Recover Clinic, we could not agree more. For a lot of our clients, Recover is their last hope. Many have …

Gearing up to Eating Disorders Awareness Week 2017

Gearing up to Eating Disorders Awareness Week 2017

Gearing up to Eating Disorders Awareness Week 2017

by Ellie, Clinical Treatment Advisor I started working for the clinic just over a year ago, on the 15th February 2016. I’ve never worked in such a compassionate environment, with such a dedicated and empowering workforce inspiring full recovery in our clients. This time of year is also a very special one for our particular community. It’s when we begin to reflect on the …