Orri Together, online.
Nurturing hope, strengthening recovery
Orri Together is an Online Specialist Day Programme delivered by renowned eating disorder professionals and tailored according to your individual needs.
The programme helps to address your goals for recovery through ongoing, consistent support and care from Orri’s specialist team.
Our dynamic online team consists of Psychotherapists, Psychiatrists, Occupational Therapists, Dietitians and Case Managers with extensive experience in delivering online treatment.
By offering an online programme, you can take Orri with you wherever you go, whilst staying present in your day-to-day life and strengthening your recovery.
Orri Together Online is the most holistic treatment I’ve ever experienced. I’m so grateful for the support, skill and dedication of the staff who truly design a unique programme for each person. I was apprehensive about online treatment but have found it invaluable to work on my eating disorder in my home environment.
Who is the online programme for?
- Those who are geographically based further afield from our in person centre in London
- Those at university, in work, or who have family commitments that will benefit from the convenience and accessibility of online treatment from home
- Those who have struggled to progress in outpatient treatment or have been given a recommendation for a higher level of care
- Those who have additional concerns, such as, anxiety, depression, OCD, and self-harm
- Those who are struggling to function well due to concerns related to eating or body image
- Individuals who feel isolated or who are without support from others who understand
How the programme works
The programme works to deepen your understanding of your eating disorder as well as address the underlying difficulties.
Clients are invited to attend daily, between Monday-Friday, logging into a series of groups supported meals, workshops and planning sessions.
Each day will focus on different themes that aim to keep you working towards your individual recovery goals. This includes: offering support with being at home, creating a safe space, managing isolation, planning your days, and ensuring menu choices are recovery-focused.
We also explore body image challenges, distress and stressful situations as well as your personal recovery needs.
I’m just so grateful that Orri exists. Orri has managed to pull me out of a really dark place and shown me hope. I have been through various treatment programmes in the past and I have never been treated with as much compassion and understanding than I have with Orri. I was very nervous and doubtful about recovering purely from home (essentially via a screen!), and albeit very hard work, it is such an empowering and supportive experience. The fact that the ownership is on me has built my confidence in my recovery and is giving me the skills required to kick this ED’s butt long term.
Three or five-day week programmes from 10am-5pm, consisting of:
- Specialist therapy groups
- Nutrition groups
- Meal support
- One weekly individual or family therapy session
- Bi-weekly sessions with a registered Dietitian
- Recovery Record mobile app for mood and food tracking, keeping clients connected to their clinicians
Physical health management, oversight and GP liaison will be provided. Supported weigh-ins are available for clients at their request.
This is your journey.
Every 6 weeks the team will virtually ‘meet’ with you for a programme review, offering both clients and their carers a space to think together about the challenges they are facing during this time.
The sessions are run through a secure, encrypted software, ensuring therapy sessions are confidential and protected. Full IT support is available.
Families and carers
Families and carers have ongoing support via a phone call or Zoom video call. This support is practical and “in action”, helping with family dynamics, menu planning and supporting emotional difficulties.
I am proud of how much I’ve changed as a person from the teachings of Orri and that all areas of my life are progressing; food, relationships, health, body image and thought processes. It has highlighted what it important in my life and I feel as if I am on the right path now, whereas I was unsure before of what the right direction was.
Ready to start your journey?
Step 1: Call or email us. From our first contact, we provide education and guidance to support you in accessing the right help. Our process is quick and accessible, ensuring we can help you or your loved one promptly.
Step 2: Over the phone, our Admissions Team will chat with you to understand how we can best support you. They will also gather important information about your life – and the impact of your eating disorder on your life – to see if our online programmes are able to help.
Step 3: If it sounds like our online programme could help you, we will organise an assessment over the phone or via Zoom. During this appointment you will meet a member of the therapy team so that we can determine the right level of support for you at this time.
Step 4: Time to start your recovery. Following these appointments, we will agree the amount of days for your online programme and arrange a conversation with those supporting you in recovery. We know this is often a time of high anxiety, and as such, the team are on hand to support you every step of the way.
Last updated by Kerrie Jones, CEO, in August 2021.