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Share your personal journeys within a safe support network, and take the chance to reflect as you help light the path for others within the eating disorder community.

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November’s Theme: Moving Inward

Elaine is Orri’s Yoga and Body Awareness Therapist and has been part of the team since day one! We sat her down to learn more about her approach and role within Orri… How long have you been a clinician for and what were you doing before Orri?   I have been teaching Yoga and Mindfulness for 10 years […]


We get asked a lot, what makes Orri different? Beyond our incredibly dedicated team and the tranquility of 14 Hallam Street, it’s our pioneering model for intensive day treatment that differentiates us from other treatment centres. In case you were wondering, here’s what specialist day treatment looks like… Specialist day treatment means comprehensive support for […]


Anita’s daughter Lucy started showing the signs of Anorexia Nervosa at 16. She sought help from her GP but there was no specialist treatment option available, only cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT), and Lucy wasn’t deemed “thin enough” for hospitalization. For men and women to receive a quick referral they may need to meet strict criteria: […]


Karen Carberry is Orri’s Consultant Family Therapist with over twenty years’ experience. Her job is deeply complex and involves leafing through layers of family history, going back at least three generations to identify events and behaviours that may hold the key to understanding how the eating disorder started. Her first step is usually to get the client together with their […]


Eating disorders can be extremely isolating; trapping the sufferer in a cycle of shame and guilt associated with their behaviours. We understand how difficult it is to address concerns with a loved one, however, noticing signs and symptoms and having a conversation about them is the first step in their recovery. We spoke to Orri’s […]


Paula Tait is a Dietitian but, contrary to what you might expect, her job is not just about food. In fact, during sessions with clients, Paula tries to minimise the amount she talks about food. Everyone at Orri eats three meals a day, plus two snacks, which provides them with ample opportunity to focus what […]


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Further support

Looking for more ways to engage with the eating disorder community? Discover more helpful resources designed to support you on your journey to recovery, such as our charity partner, Beat, and other accessible resources. 

We also host a range of workshops and events, where connections, education, and healing align. We’re with you every step of the way.