I love this video.  It seems simplistic, but it took a long time and a lot of work for Ben to get from where he was to where he is.  Recovery is hard work, but so rewarding.  I hope you are inspired and motivated by seeing this short clip of Ben’s story.  Take care. [youtube…

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Last year, I was diagnosed with an underactive thyroid, and underwent a course of treatment. I now feel significantly better in myself, and in fact about two months in to the treatment, it dawned on me that I didn’t even realise how bad I had actually been feeling, until I began to feel better. My…

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Client “Lisa”: My mother was an alcoholic when I was a child.  She drank for years, but it was never acknowledged.  Even now, she runs a support group for other alcoholics, but she denies that it’s related to her experience.  Every time I try to talk to my mom or dad about the past and…

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Today’s blog is about change. Whilst reading “Fat is a Family Affair” (Judi Hollis) yesterday, I was struck by my experience of setting up my latest therapy group for eating distress (which started last night), and Judi’s concept of change in relation to Food Obsession (her conceptualisation of eating distress). From experience in setting up my group, I…

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It’s Friday.  Are you happy? Excited?  Looking forward to the weekend ahead – having a lie in, meeting up with friends, playing sports?  Or are you anxious about having to go out with friends?  Are you feeling sick with dread because weekends are ‘bad’ for bingeing?  Are you feeling upset that you are spending another…

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Is it all black or white in your world? Do you measure yourself on a short scale of Success …… Failure and accept nothing in between? For clients struggling with bulimia and binge eating, this is a common personality trait.  Setting very high standards for yourself personally, then beating yourself up when you don’t achieve…

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