Today our Nutritional Therapist, Marissa-Catherine Carrarini is answering our most frequently asked questions about meal plans and their place within the recovery journey as an eating disorder sufferer… What is a Meal Plan? A meal plan is a timetable of eating times with specific meals and snacks for each given time. It can be very … Read more Meal Plans And Eating Disorder Recovery
Today our Arts Psychotherapist, Dafni Antonarou is sharing her advice for resisting the urge to binge or purge and challenging that unwell voice long-term… Our clients and social media followers often ask the difficult question of “how to resist eating disorder urges”. Although when you are in it, it can feel hopeless and unattainable, there … Read more How To Fight Eating Disorder Urges
Today we’re sharing a look into each of the groups we run at The Recover Clinic. Group therapy, alongside individual therapy, is part of the holistic treatment we provide for eating disorder recovery here at the clinic. We believe that recovery is possible by getting to the root cause(s) of the problem and by tailoring … Read more What Is Group Therapy And How Does It Help Eating Disorder Recovery?
Today we’re diving into the meaning of Body Dysmorphic Disorder including symptoms, signs, side effects, statistics and treatment to help you or a loved one get the help needed… What Is Body Dysmorphic Disorder? How is BDD different from the average body insecurities? Most of us will have felt self-conscious or unhappy about our … Read more What Is Body Dysmorphic Disorder (BDD) ‘Body Dysmorphia’?
Today we’re diving into the meaning of Binge Eating Disorder including symptoms, signs, side effects, statistics and treatment to help you or a loved one get the help needed… What Is Binge Eating Disorder? Binge Eating Disorder (also known as compulsive eating) is an illness that affects millions of people and can have a … Read more What Is Binge Eating Disorder?
Today we’re diving into the meaning of Orthorexia including symptoms, signs, side effects, statistics and treatment to help you or a loved one get the help needed… What is Orthorexia? Orthorexia is a condition that sees sufferers obsess over what they believe to be healthy eating. The term was coined by Dr Steven Bratman in 1997. Unlike other … Read more What Is Orthorexia?
Today we’re diving into the meaning of Bulimia including symptoms, signs, side effects, statistics and treatment to help you or a loved one get the help needed… What is Bulimia? As with other eating disorders, obsessive thoughts and compulsive behaviours around food are the characteristics of Bulimia. If you’re suffering from this illness, you will … Read more What Is Bulimia?
With Halloween becoming more and more popular with young people, we want to discuss how it can be a challenging time if you have an eating disorder and share our top tips for coping with Halloween when in recovery. Fancy dress costumes, decorations, pumpkins, trick or treating, parties and horror movies. The whole occasion … Read more Halloween And Eating Disorder Recovery
Today we’re diving into the meaning of Anorexia Nervosa including symptoms, signs, side effects, statistics and treatment to help you or a loved one get the help needed… Types of Anorexia Anorexia is a serious, complex and potentially life-threatening illness If you’re suffering from Anorexia you would typically have obsessive thoughts about your weight … Read more What Is Anorexia Nervosa?
Schools and workplaces are repeatedly being encouraged to increase opportunities for exercise and movement throughout the day. But what is often forgotten is that these initiatives aren’t suitable for everyone. It’s important to bear in mind that the benefits of exercise are not guaranteed, they are conditional. Every person is unique, so could we be doing more harm than good? Are we setting people up for more challenges and unhealthy relationships with their body?
Today we welcome mental health advocate, Charlotte Underwood to our blog, sharing her story of binge eating and body dysmorphia and her reminders to those who are also on their own eating disorder recovery journey. I never understood what body dysmorphia was until I had passed my teen years. I was a thin child … Read more “Your Opinion Of Yourself Is The Only One That Matters”
Today our Nutritional Therapist, Marissa-Catherine Carrarini is exploring the effects of fluid restriction and sharing her top tips for drinking a variety of beverages as an eating disorder sufferer… It’s summer. It’s hot and we are all thirsty. Whether we’re reaching for a refillable bottle (doing our bit for the planet), picking up something … Read more Challenging Fluid Restriction For Eating Disorder Recovery