My journey of becoming a therapist began about 20 years ago. I was 19-years-old, in the landlocked midlands: volunteering on the Childline helpline; working shifts in a dementia unit; and pulling pints in an alternative 80’s nightclub. So I’ve been supporting people in various states of distress or confusion across the life-span for a prettyContinue reading “Becoming a therapist, moving to the sea”
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I think I have an eating disorder: What can I do?
Starting to think about your eating and / or body image concerns is a big deal. Getting informed about eating disorders can be a good place to start. Whether you’ve just started thinking about making changes, or you’ve been on the road for sometime – your situation and recovery journey is as unique as youContinue reading “I think I have an eating disorder: What can I do?”
How to get the most from CBT online
Doing cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) is a considerable commitment. There’s the financial investment of sessions themselves (unless you’re accessing therapy through the NHS or a charity) then there’s the matter of having to regularly block out space in your diary, taking you away from other things that you want or need to do. Of courseContinue reading “How to get the most from CBT online”
Eating disorder self-help
Self-help can support eating disorder recovery, or big a big step in the right direction. Here are a few recommendations which are consistent with CBT.
Supporting someone with an eating disorder
Caring for a family member or friend with an eating disorder can be hard. This blog provides some tips.
You don’t have to love your shape and weight (but you don’t have to hate it either)
A blog written to normalise body image distress, and suggest some helpful strategies