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Food and Eating Disorder Recovery, with Orri’s Dietetics Team

Have you asked our specialist Dietetics team a food question based on your recovery? They may have answered it in our latest blog… 1) How do I know if I need to gain more weight? I have a healthy BMI. In recovery from an ED based around restriction, weight restoration...

Meet the Eating Disorder Associate: Layla

Layla is a new member of Orri’s Eating Disorder Associates (EDAs) team. She supports clients and the clinicians in her day-to-day, for the in person programme. Read our blog on what brought her to work in eating disorders and how she is finding the role so far. Can...

Navigating expectations in eating disorder recovery

Eating disorder recovery is full of questions: how did I get here? What is recovery? What if this had happened, or that had happened, instead? When will I recover? Recovery can feel like such a subjective term. It ‘looks’ different on different people, and...

The power of journaling – National Writing Day

For National Writing Day, Orri has launched a contributor section to our blog so those who have been impacted by eating disorders can share their experiences via guest blog posts. Here, Nikki, Orri’s Creative Arts Therapist, shares her thoughts on the power...

Being curious about the vulnerability we feel when being slow

We are all too aware of the physical and mental impact an eating disorder can have on someone. But despite this impact, we often find that eating disorder clients have a reluctance to slow down; to stop what they’re doing and simply rest. If you’re a carer reading...

Orri’s Response: Over-65s unable to access some clinics (BBC)

The BBC recently reported on the lack of eating disorder provision for those aged over-65. As providers of Specialist Day Treatment for those suffering with eating disorders, we wanted to share our response to the news article. It has been proven that eating...

Meet the therapist: Elaine Rutherford

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...