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.

The Magic of Making Mistakes

The Magic of Making Mistakes

The Magic of Making Mistakes

The Magic of Making Mistakes   “The greatest mistake you can make in life is to be continually fearing you will make one.” – Elbert Hubbard   Making mistakes is a fundamental part of life. We can learn from ourselves and others around us making mistakes. We can look at what we might feel were errors of judgement and use …

The Importance of Desserts

The Importance of Desserts

The Importance of Desserts

“But sugar is bad for you!” How many times have you heard this statement?  In today’s “health” conscious society, these words are considered fact, the denial of sugar is considered key to have a “healthy” diet.  Sugar itself is a type of carbohydrate. Carbohydrates are a food group.  So, in short, restriction of a food group is considered key to …

Festive Funk!

Festive Funk!

Festive Funk!

7 sleeps to go and we’re well into the Christmas spirit!  With that in mind, the team here at Recover wanted to share with you their favourite Christmas Songs and the reasons behind them…   Eva – “Let it snow! Let it snow!” And I like it…because I like it…it’s as simple as that!   Abi – My favourite Christmas …

How to Love Yourself First

How to Love Yourself First

How to Love Yourself First

Something that sounds so obvious and easy, often isn’t.  Why do we struggle so much to define self care?  Perhaps with our busy, hectic lifestyles and the relentless pace of modern life we have actually not only forgotten to be able to define it, but also forgotten to do it.  In order to flourish as an individual and live a …

The Stigmatisation of Psychotherapy

The Stigmatisation of Psychotherapy

The Stigmatisation of Psychotherapy

  So why is there still so much stigma surrounding it? This year National Psychotherapy Day is being held on Friday 25 September.  It is a dedicated day to the promotion, research and support of Psychotherapy for all who need it.  Here at The Recover Clinic, we believe that Psychotherapy is a natural solution revolving around conversation and relationship, focused …

The Relationship between Anxiety and Eating Disorders

The Relationship between Anxiety and Eating Disorders

The Relationship between Anxiety and Eating Disorders

Eating disorders have a high co-morbidity with other mental illnesses such as anxiety, depression or other mood disorders. Anxiety disorders are the most common ‘comorbid disorder’ which studies suggesting as many as 80% of people suffering from an eating disorder also suffer from an anxiety disorder at one point during their life. There is some debate by researchers about whether …