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.

Mindfulness and Healing: the psychological benefits of mindfulness in eating disorder recovery

Mindfulness and Healing: the psychological benefits of mindfulness in eating disorder recovery

Mindfulness and Healing: the psychological benefits of mindfulness in eating disorder recovery

What is mindfulness? Mindfulness is a state of consciousness where one focuses on self-regulating their attention towards present moment in a non-judgemental, accepting way. Essentially, being mindful means that you allow your mind to focus and fully attend to what you’re doing and feeling, exactly where you are. In our busy lives filled with social media, long working hours and …

4 Worries and Affirmations for New Students

4 Worries and Affirmations for New Students

4 Worries and Affirmations for New Students

Ellie reflects on when she started university after being diagnosed with anorexia…   Looking back on the few days before I started university, I remember feeling incredibly excited but also being very aware of all the unknown. Also like some reading this, I was going to university shortly after being diagnosed with anorexia. So I know all too well how it …

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Finding my Spirituality: A Power Greater than Myself

Finding my Spirituality: A Power Greater than Myself

Finding my Spirituality: A Power Greater than Myself

I had sunk to my bottommost point (several times over), but the strength of my eating disorder managed to drag me down further into a darker place than I knew to exist. I was helpless, hopeless and powerless. I had tried what felt like countless ‘tricks’ in the Recover Clinic book, yet still my newly acquired insight and understanding of …

Does Meditation Play a Vital Part in ED recovery?

Does Meditation Play a Vital Part in ED recovery?

Does Meditation Play a Vital Part in ED recovery?

“Meditation is a crucial part of recovery” The instant response from Emmy Gilmour, our clinical director here at The Recover Clinic when asked her views. When you are suffering from an eating disorder, your body and brain are in over-drive keeping up with the constant battle you are having with yourself.  Meditation allows you to relax, step back and challenge …