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 … Read more The Ultimate Warrior

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 … Read more Addressing Stigma with Eating Disorders – 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 … Read more Lovely Body Positive – EDAW 2017

A Letter from Jenna – EDAW 2017

by our therapist, Jenna, for Eating Disorders Awareness Week 2017 To our clients, It takes a lot of courage to reach out for support: change, as you know, is uncomfortable.  It’s scary to even think about letting go of the comforts of what we know, and to allow ourselves to befriend the unknown.  The fact … Read more A Letter from Jenna – EDAW 2017

Mille’s Blog – EDAW 2017

  by our lovely client, Mille, Eating Disorders Awareness Week 2017 Having an eating disorder is sh*t, it really is boring and crap and horrendous and painful. I have been in recovery for a good while now, and I still struggle. But however near to hopelessness, I can feel at times. Every morning my faith … Read more Mille’s Blog – EDAW 2017

New Beginnings – EDAW 2017

by our therapist, Lucy, for Eating Disorders Awareness Week 2017 “And suddenly you just know…it’s time to start something new and trust the magic of beginnings.” -Meister Eckhart I’m drawn to this quotation because for me it encapsulates what The Recover Clinic offers in relation to new beginnings. This of course is a new beginning … Read more New Beginnings – EDAW 2017

Eating Disorders Awareness Week 2017

For this year’s Eating Disorders Awareness Week, our clients and clinicians are here to tell you why recovery IS possible!   See the full length version here. [x_video_embed type=”16:9″ no_container=”true”][/x_video_embed] What’s next? Recover & Me – an app for eating disorder recovery Check out our blog for more EDAW2017 posts!

Early Intervention in Eating Disorders – EDAW 2017

By Kate Sumner, Operations Director Beat, the UK’s eating disorder charity, have announced their theme for Eating Disorders Awareness Week (27th February to 5th March) as the importance of early intervention in eating disorder treatment, and the vital role of GP’s. Here at the Recover Clinic, we could not agree more. For a lot of our clients, Recover is … Read more Early Intervention in Eating Disorders – EDAW 2017

How I Recovered By Learning to Love Myself – EDAW2017

by our lovely client, Chrissy, for Eating Disorders Awareness Week I wanted to write a blogpost for Eating Disorders Awareness Week, and as my ending in treatment draws nearer, I felt it would be a great time to address both! I first started treatment at The Recover Clinic two years ago, in the December of … Read more How I Recovered By Learning to Love Myself – EDAW2017

A Strong Woman vs. a Woman of Strength

Many, many years ago, my therapist sent this poem to me when I was in the very early stages of my recovery. Recently, whilst scanning through old emails, I found it again and it still filled me with a sense of empowerment and pride…   A strong woman works out every day to keep her … Read more A Strong Woman vs. a Woman of Strength

The day I started connecting again

Thank you to lovely Jen for sharing these beautiful words about her recovery… Red had never been so vibrant.  Blue so calm. How hadn’t I noticed the different shades of colour that I was surrounded by? Each particle so unique and beautiful in its own way. The lights hung by coloured string, danced into my eyes. … Read more The day I started connecting again