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 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 …

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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 …

New Beginnings – EDAW 2017

New Beginnings – 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 for me too. I am …

Eating disorders, Dramatherapy and Susie Orbach

Eating disorders, Dramatherapy and Susie Orbach

Eating disorders, Dramatherapy and Susie Orbach

The percentage of men suffering from eating disorders is dramatically raising in the last years. Recent reports from the Royal College of Practitioners in 2010 indicated a 66% rise of male hospital admissions, and the National Institute of Health and Clinical Excellence in 2015 estimates around 11% of those affected by an eating disorder are males. However, as a Dramatherapist, I believe …

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Bones and my Eating Disorder

Bones and my Eating Disorder

Bones and my Eating Disorder

Marissa, our Naturopathic Nutritional Therapist, discusses the dangers of restrictive eating for your bones… Osteoporosis is a tragic and frightening side effect of restrictive eating. Osteoporosis is when bones become thin and brittle, and are far more easily able to break. In every bone, the bone tissue is broken down and built up again all the time. However, when there …