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Spreading awareness of eating disorder symptoms and treatment approaches

Questions answered in this interview with Voice magazine online – How easy is it for people to access services to help recover from an eating disorder?  – What motivated you to become a psychologist? Was it your own experience with eating disorders or was this career path something you always wanted to do? – How […]

Questions answered in this interview with Voice magazine online – How easy is it for people to access services to help recover from an eating disorder?  – What motivated you to become a psychologist? Was it your own experience with eating disorders or was this career path something you always wanted to do? – How […]

When you’re not feeling comfortable in your body it can overshadow the enjoyment of your whole holiday. I spoke to Ashley Broadwater for her article in Huffington Post about how to avoid and handle body image issues when you’re on vacation. Read the full post here: https://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/entry/body-image-vacation-advice_l_625c8875e4b0723f801a1ec6 Here are more of my thoughts on how […]

Thanks to Ruth Micallef for including me in this article. I love Ruth’s analogy of “Binge Eating Disorder as an unhelpful superhero, who we manifest within ourselves when we have no idea how else to cope. It swoops in when times get tough or traumas are triggered, helping us “self-soothe” and “detach” with food and […]

It has been estimated that on average, 149 weeks pass before those experiencing eating disorder symptoms seek help. That’s almost three years, 37 months or 1,043 days! Early intervention and treatment is often associated with better recovery outcomes, so why do people delay seeking help? In this guest post for Be Well Collective I explore […]

Thanks to Zoe and Jess from Tribe Co for having me on the Vibe with Tribe Podcast. They were so easy to talk to and we covered a lot in this episode. We discuss – My story of developing an eating disorder; from ‘clean’ eating to orthorexia, restrictive eating and being scared of food, to […]

This week I provided an expert comment for Grazia exploring why “We Need To Talk About How Damaging TikTok’s ‘What I Eat In A Day’ Videos Can Be” Read the full article here: https://graziadaily.co.uk/beauty-hair/wellness/tiktok-what-i-eat-in-a-day-disordered-eating-anorexia-eating-disorders/ Comparing what you eat to others on the internet is unhelpful, especially if it is making you feel bad around food […]

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Debunking the myths surrounding eating disorders in men

“Only girls get eating disorders”. NOT TRUE! Research suggests 25 per cent of those with a diagnosed eating disorder are male. There are likely to be more men struggling with an eating disorder than the statistics suggest, perhaps because men don’t identify what is happening to them, or they feel like they can’t come forward […]

“Only girls get eating disorders”. NOT TRUE! Research suggests 25 per cent of those with a diagnosed eating disorder are male. There are likely to be more men struggling with an eating disorder than the statistics suggest, perhaps because men don’t identify what is happening to them, or they feel like they can’t come forward […]

I’m thrilled to have contributed to this great article by @priyankaajoshi for GLAMOUR magazine UK exploring what it’s like to suffer from exercise addition. The article shares different experiences of exercise addition, looks at the risk factors, how it can be maintained, how you might recognise if you’re struggling with exercise addiction and what action you can take! I […]

Find me commenting on positive and negative motivation, plus how to have a healthy relationship with fitness accounts on social media in this interesting article by Chloe Gray in Stylist Magazine online. Read the full article here: https://www.stylist.co.uk/fitness-health/workouts/social-media-increases-negative-exercise-motivation/618345

I was recently quoted in the introduction to a piece in Women’s Health US online that shared 15 journal apps to try. How journaling can be helpful Tracker style journals are useful to record and review progress over time. With busy lives, it can be hard to remember what we were doing, thinking or feeling yesterday, let […]

Just Eat Normally

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Join psychologist Dr Rachel Evans (PhD) as she talks to fellow experts in eating disorder recovery and ED survivors with inspiring stories. This podcast is intended to help those recovering to shift their mindset, develop new skills and find their own version of normal eating.

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Ep 35: CREATING A MEAINGFUL LIKE AFTER AN EATING DISORDER WITH ALLI SPOTTS-DE LAZZER

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