Client Stories

We’ve found that one of the best ways for you to learn about what we do…is from our clients themselves. Here you will find plenty of information about our client’s experiences of group therapy, the recovery journey and much more.

Your Relationship With Water

Your Relationship With Water

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 of their thirst or physical …

How to Identify Food Rituals

How to Identify Food Rituals

How to Identify Food Rituals

Nicole, one of our Nutritional Therapists, shares her insight on food rituals and how to identify them… Many times when someone has an eating disorder they can communicate by speaking “food” instead of English or their spoken tongue. Food, (like the human body) is tangible, meaning it can be seen, physically touched and manipulated and sometimes the signs of an …

Anger: The Misunderstood Emotion

Anger: The Misunderstood Emotion

Anger: The Misunderstood Emotion

Anger is one of those emotions that’s got a bad rep. Because we associate the feeling as coupled with conflict or raised voices, we tend to avoid and suppress it, masking it instead with more acceptable, positive emotions. This approach to anger is exacerbated when dealing with an eating disorder. In fact, eating disorders evolve partially due to an inability …

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Endings

Endings

Endings

Alex shares her thoughts in the run up to her graduation… As I write this blog post, I’m at a train station. I wanted to write it here because train stations have always fascinated me. I enjoy people-watching, especially at airports and stations where people are often saying goodbyes. They are places where endings are happening all around, and I …

Tips For Eating With Others

Tips For Eating With Others

Tips For Eating With Others

Eating with others can feel very overwhelming when suffering from an eating disorder. Eating disorders are secretive and isolating illnesses and eating with others – even those you love and who love you – can be shaming, embarrassing, stressful or annoying. On the flip side, family and friends may unintentionally increase the stress and anxiety by trying to help in a …

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5 Years

5 Years

5 Years

It is always around October time, when I feel the first coldness in the air and the leaves starting to fall that, the clear sunny days that I remember. It is that change in season that takes me back and maybe always will do to a life changing experience that will always stay in my mind. It is now with …