Establishing Healthy Boundaries

By Anastasia Foulouli – Dance Movement Psychotherapist, London Do you ever feel lost and unseen in your personal relationships? Do you find that it is difficult to differentiate where you end and where other people begin? Are you unsure about who you really are and tend to please other people to avoid confrontation? Do you … Read more Establishing Healthy Boundaries

Kate’s personal note to our inspiring clients

Dear Girls, I have now worked at The Recover Clinic for nearly 5 years and in all honesty every day has been a learning experience for me! I know you will be taken back by this admission but contrary to popular opinion I do not know everything 😉 These are some of the things YOU have all taught me; You are … Read more Kate’s personal note to our inspiring clients

Removing Toxic Friendships from our Lives

[author title=”Alice Goodwin” author_id=”Alice Goodwin”] What is a harmful or toxic friendship? We’ve probably all had some form of experience of harmful friendships at some point in our lifetime, but how exactly can we identify a toxic friend? Someone who perhaps brings you down, belittles you or expects a lot from you but isn’t there … Read more Removing Toxic Friendships from our Lives

A Letter to a Friend..

[custom_headline type=”left” level=”h2″ looks_like=”h3″ accent=”true”] Dear Bestie, [/custom_headline] It’s pretty much two years to the day since you breezed into my life; a ray of sunshine breaking through the darkness of my life. Now as I embark on the final stages of my recovery journey, it feels like the perfect time to say thank you. … Read more A Letter to a Friend..

Friends are the Family we Choose for Ourselves

Holding hands

[custom_headline type=”left” level=”h2″ looks_like=”h3″ accent=”true”] A Bit About Me…[/custom_headline] I have had an eating disorder from the age of 13, possibly even way before that, which is a long time considering I am about to celebrate my 32nd birthday next week. It feels weird to say those words, but, I am actually going to “celebrate” … Read more Friends are the Family we Choose for Ourselves

The Importance of Friendships during Recovery

[author title=”Laura Muth” author_id=”Laura Muth”] September is National Women’s Friendship Month and therefore, provides a good opportunity to reflect on the friendships in our lives and how important they are. Humans possess an instinctive need to make friends and with good reason; friends can provide physical assistance and emotional support to improve health and well-being. … Read more The Importance of Friendships during Recovery

The Pressures of University

[author title=”Laura Muth” author_id=”Laura Muth”][custom_headline type=”left” level=”h2″ looks_like=”h3″ accent=”true”] Change can be overwhelming [/custom_headline] It’s probably fair to say we’ve all experienced stress on a variety of different levels from deciding what to wear, to panicking about deadlines.  While coming to university can be exciting and fun for some, for others it may be lonely, isolating … Read more The Pressures of University

Supporting those in recovery

Women in today’s culture are under enormous pressure to be perfect.  To ignore the socially constructed ideas of beauty is difficult.  In a sense, it’s hardly surprising that the prominence of body dysmorphic disorders and eating disorders in one form or another is shockingly high and continuing to increase. It is most likely that you … Read more Supporting those in recovery

My thoughts…Emmy Gilmour

“Friendship with oneself is all important, because without it one cannot be friends with anyone else in the world.” ― Eleanor Roosevelt. My journey of my acceptance of who I am and my body has shaped the way that I live my life today. Many of the people that I’ve worked with me have asked … Read more My thoughts…Emmy Gilmour