Psychologist (PhD), hypnotherapist and eating disorder recovery specialist.

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Eating Disorder Recovery at Christmas

Christmas time can seem overwhelming when you are in recovery or recovered from an eating disorder. If you’re already starting to worry that “OMG it’s Christmas soon. All that food and the family meet-ups! I won’t be able to cope” then the ‘coping with an eating disorder at Christmas’ mini-series on the Just Eat Normally […]

Christmas time can seem overwhelming when you are in recovery or recovered from an eating disorder. If you’re already starting to worry that “OMG it’s Christmas soon. All that food and the family meet-ups! I won’t be able to cope” then the ‘coping with an eating disorder at Christmas’ mini-series on the Just Eat Normally […]

This is Louise’s story. Perhaps there are parts that you can relate to. Perhaps there are parts that you can’t. Everyone’s story is different. “Before my initial session with Rachel I was in an incredibly fragile emotional state and my health was not good. From an emotional point of view I was suffering with severe […]

Before I came to Rachel I had been with 3 or 4 therapists before. I knew that I had never really gelled with any of them and the techniques we had tried, including CBT and medication, had been too impersonal for me, and if I’m honest I was losing faith.  I had already spent about 9 months living at […]

Pubs in England opened for indoor dining on 17th May leaving many people feeling anxious about eating outside of home and socialising around food post-lockdown. Aside from concerns around personal safety and spreading COVID-19, the pandemic increased disordered eating and eating disorders; mental health conditions that do not end just because the lockdown has. Eating […]

Why you should stop calling yourself “bulimic” and what to do instead to aid your recovery from bulimia.

Watch on Youtube Thanks to Wellbeing People for inviting me to speak about eating disorders and recovery. This conversation focuses on – What might someone be thinking, feeling and doing if they have an eating disorder – My experience with restricting, bingeing and purging – Pathways to recovery – What to do if you’re worried […]

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Lies your eating disorder tells

How many times have you heard your ED saying … “Other people have it worse, so you don’t deserve help” “You hardly even have an ED at all, so why should you ask for help?” “Things have been this way for so long you can’t possibly change” “You’ve got it so bad that there’s no […]

How many times have you heard your ED saying … “Other people have it worse, so you don’t deserve help” “You hardly even have an ED at all, so why should you ask for help?” “Things have been this way for so long you can’t possibly change” “You’ve got it so bad that there’s no […]

Thanks to Dan Draper for inviting me into his podcast to share my story with restrictive eating, bulimia and bingeing. Dan was so easy to talk to and we went into lots of detail about certain points in my struggle with restriction, bingeing and bulimia. We discuss – where my eating disorder began and risk […]

It’s normal to have ups and downs in your eating disorder recovery journey. I’m always talking about this instagram post from @lindsaybraman on podcasts and Instagram lives, so I thought I better share it on my blog to make it easier for you to find. With almost every client I work with, things are going […]

I joined Courtney Black, an eating disorder survivor, personal trainer and instagram celebrity to give an insight on … 1.SECRET EATING AND BINGE EATING How can I get out of the binge restrict cycle? I don’t restrict, what are other reasons might I be binge eating? 2.HOW DO I HELP A FRIEND WHO HAS AN […]

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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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