Instead of coming to an abrupt end in your programme, we believe that there must be a step in between. This way, you can continue to move forward by reducing the amount of hands-on treatment you receive, while still allowing you to feel supported. This is why we created The Natural Food Therapy Community.
Oct 18, 2021
Diet culture can be tough to navigate when in recovery from an eating disorder. This week two of our recovery warriors have chosen to share their letters to diet culture with us all. As well as being thought-provoking and impactful, these are letters that deserve to be shared and celebrated.
October 14, 2021
Eating disorder coaching is revolutionising recovery and improving treatment outcomes. An eating disorder coach bridges the gap between therapists, doctors, dietitians and carers, and is frequently being titled the ‘missing piece of the puzzle’. Rather than purely in-session support or clinical sessions, an eating disorder coach offers you support every step of the way, when you need it most.
September 21, 2021
Quasi recovery is possibly one of the more difficult parts of your eating disorder recovery journey, yet is not always spoken about. It is the part of recovery where you may have started to physically recover on the surface (this could include weight restoration and/or behaviours), yet you are not fully recovered mentally.
September 8, 2021
If you are currently looking for support and want to find an eating disorder therapist who can work safely with you through recovery, here are some of our top tips to consider.
September 7, 2021
Binge Eating Disorder (BED) is a serious mental illness where a person eats large quantities of food over a short period of time, without feeling like they are in control of what they are doing. It is an eating disorder that can affect anyone regardless of ethnicity, gender, age, weight or background.
September 7, 2021
Orthorexia nervosa is a type of eating disorder that involves an obsession with healthy eating. The condition was defined in 1997 by Dr. Steven Bratman, MD, who runs a website dedicated to the disorder. It is not currently recognised as a standalone eating disorder in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual, however it is widely recognised by eating disorder clinicians.
August 23, 2021
Dear Ed, I am writing to let you know that I have had enough. I am putting an end to this toxic friendship now! You have kept me trapped and isolated me, and made me believe that you were the only friend I could get. And that no one else liked me or wanted to be around me. You forced me into a life threatening relationship with exercise.
August 13, 2021
Eating disorders can take a great deal from the whole family, whatever the age of the sufferer. As parents it can feel heartbreaking to see your child finding themselves in such a difficult place, the illness taking hold and their lives pulled apart. Furthermore, those with eating disorders tend to socially withdraw and hide their pain, leaving parents at a distance feeling entirely helpless.
August 11, 2021
Muscle dysmorphia is a subtype of a mental health condition called body dysmorphic disorder, where a person spends a lot of time worrying about perceived flaws in their body. It is also associated with eating disorders, as it often leads to disordered eating behaviours.
July 28, 2021
When you’re armed with knowledge, change truly can take root. Our free resource library provides valuable information about eating disorders and the recovery process so you can start making progress in your own time. The library gives you instant access to all of our resources in one place, including printable workbooks, digital resources, and new materials as they are added.
- Workbooks to expand your knowledge around recovery and specific eating disorders
- A quiz to give you insight into your relationship with food
- Audio and video clips to guide you through powerful recovery visualisations
- Checklists, mantras, and journal prompts to help you take control of your thoughts
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