Understanding Binge Eating Disorder: The Symptoms

Modern life isn’t easy. The challenges normally start when we’re children (stress at home, pressure at school, social media comparison) and don’t tend to get easier as we become adults. It’s perfectly normal for your brain to develop coping mechanisms to help with the struggles. Sometimes, our brain learns to use food to help us […]

New Year, New You: Choosing Recovery over Diet Culture

As we step into a brand new year, it’s natural for many of us to reflect on our lives and consider making positive changes. The phrase “New Year, New You” often echoes in our minds. January is cemented into diet culture as the month to make changes and become a better, happier, more confident version of ourselves. […]

Surviving Christmas with an Eating Disorder

The festive season, with its bright lights and celebratory feasts, can be a time of joy for many. However, for those navigating the complexities of an eating disorder, Christmas can bring about a unique set of challenges that feel overwhelming. The pressure of social gatherings, the abundance of food, and the break from routine can intensify […]

Why Can’t I Stop Bingeing?

Binge eating disorder is the most common eating disorder in the UK, accounting for 50% of all cases. At current estimates, this means that somewhere between 625,000 and 3 million individuals in the UK have binge eating disorder. Unlike other eating disorders that affect women more than men, binge eating disorder affects women and men […]

Do I Have Anorexia?

This is a question that we’re frequently asked at the clinic. The very nature of anorexia means that it can be a tough question to answer, but we’re going to try! Let’s start with a brief overview of anorexia. The stereotypical image of someone with anorexia is a white teenage girl from a fairly wealthy […]