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.

What is normal eating when you’re in recovery from an eating disorder?

What is normal eating when you’re in recovery from an eating disorder?

What is normal eating when you’re in recovery from an eating disorder?

By our Nutritional Therapist, Marissa… During our Nutritional Therapy sessions at The Recover Clinic, we teach our clients that there is no precise practice, diet plan or fashion that can be called normal eating. No matter what glossy magazines or diet book or TV shows or parents or so-called-experts say, normal eating is not about fulfilling any particular criteria. In fact, normal eating …

What is mindful eating?

What is mindful eating?

What is mindful eating?

A mindful approach to eating is something that can be learned and can be an invaluable tool for transforming someone’s relationship with food for the better… The word mindfulness is now well known, and in Jon Kabat-Zinn’s words, it can essentially be summarised as “paying attention in a particular way, on purpose, in the present moment, and non judgementally”. So …

Eating Disorder Habits vs Eating Disorder Behaviours

Eating Disorder Habits vs Eating Disorder Behaviours

Eating Disorder Habits vs Eating Disorder Behaviours

  by our Nutritional Therapist, Marissa Recovering from an eating disorder can seem like one long mountain climb after another. While this may be so, when it comes to your self-care and eating, sometimes it is the little, discreet (and yet often particularly toxic) things that can hold us back. Little things, such as: what cutlery you use, how you …

But what if I really don’t feel hungry?

But what if I really don’t feel hungry?

But what if I really don’t feel hungry?

Rachel is a Dietitian in London. Below, she discusses why you might not feel hunger at mealtimes, and how you can work to overcome it… The journey to eating intuitively and giving full permission to eat in recovery from an eating disorder is often a long and complicated path. Reconnecting and learning to listen to hunger and fullness cues doesn’t come …

How do we give ourselves permission to eat after years of restriction?

How do we give ourselves permission to eat after years of restriction?

How do we give ourselves permission to eat after years of restriction?

Our Nutritional Therapist, Belle, shares tips on how to reclaim intuitive eating… Giving yourself the green light around food is a vital step to reaching intuitive eating enlightenment. And so exploring how this can be achieved is very important. It’s unlikely to be an overnight miracle, instead something we can work upon by tapping into our personal fears and learning from others’ recovery stories. What are …

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 …

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 …