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.

Cooking up some magic!

Cooking up some magic!

Cooking up some magic!

Our Dietician, Rachel, shares a recipe for overcoming fear… How does it make you feel when someone says ‘What shall we cook tonight?’ or ‘Do you fancy cooking tonight?’ For some, these questions might ignite a sense of excitement at the anticipation of a delicious meal. Others might feel bored at the thought of taking time to cook something. For those …

What does it mean to love your body, and is it even possible?

What does it mean to love your body, and is it even possible?

What does it mean to love your body, and is it even possible?

Psychodynamic Therapist, Jenna, discusses what body image means in terms of your eating disorder… This is a question that comes up regularly in our Body Image group.  If your eating disorder could answer, it would say that you can only love your body if you are a certain size or weight. And sure, you might feel as though your body …

Eating Disorders: All You Need Is Love?

Eating Disorders: All You Need Is Love?

Eating Disorders: All You Need Is Love?

This week we’re sharing one of Emmy’s articles for the Huffington Post. Read the original here. …I wanted to share my ideas about how we can help people to recover from eating disorders and why our unique approach is so successful. At The Recover Clinic we offer what we call a Whole Body Approach that basically means that when we start people on their …

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 …

Christina: My Recovery Story

Christina: My Recovery Story

Christina: My Recovery Story

It was October 2013, I lay in my single room of the maisonette I shared with one other girl in my final year at university surrounded by food wrappers. I pondered what my life had become. It is only upon reflection that I understand what a tiny world it is that I used to live. My thought process consisted of …

The Ultimate Warrior

The Ultimate Warrior

The Ultimate Warrior

This poem and drawing was created by one of our clients in Brighton, as a gift to another client… If there was a crown for your being, I’d honour you the warrior, For you are the warrior of warriors; The victorious monarch of courage so glorious, Standing tall when all falls, With nothing but your body in tow, No castle …

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Addressing Stigma with Eating Disorders – EDAW 2017

Addressing Stigma with Eating Disorders – EDAW 2017

Addressing Stigma with Eating Disorders – EDAW 2017

by our therapist, Jenna, for Eating Disorders Awareness Week 2017 When I tell people that I work with eating disorders, I’m often taken aback by their responses.  Chatty cab drivers make comments about ‘vanity”, friends ask about how I can ‘cure’ someone from their ‘obsession’ with being thin, even clients question whether they are ‘deserving of my time’, because they believe …

Lovely Body Positive – EDAW 2017

Lovely Body Positive – EDAW 2017

Lovely Body Positive – EDAW 2017

by our nutritional therapist in Brighton, Belle, for Eating Disorders Awareness Week 2017 Keeping inspired whilst recovering from an eating disorder is crucial. That little voice over your shoulder that whispers ‘you can do it’ needs to be constantly nourished with a drip feed of “lovely body positive” commentary. This phrase I’m using – Lovely Body Positive – is all the more …