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  • Therapy room image   therapists and crying   masthead listing
    19 November 2015

    Patients’ experiences of their therapist crying during psychotherapy

    Our Research Officer, Jon, blogs about the findings of a recent survey on patients’ experiences of their therapist crying during psychotherapy for eating disorders.

  • 12 November 2015

    Beat saddened by passing of Young Ambassador

    Beat has today learnt of the sudden passing of one of its longest serving Young Ambassadors, Patch Reynolds.

  • Adrienne   masthead listing
    4 November 2015

    You're not trapped

    Beat Young Ambassador in Scotland Adrienne volunteered in Malawi, helping empower young Malawian women growing up in an oppressive culture. She learned the value of asking for help; whatever struggles or set backs we encounter, we needn't feel trapped.

  • Harriet and dad   at the summit   masthead listing
    28 October 2015

    Every mountain top is within reach if you just keep climbing

    Signing up to climb Ben Nevis, Scotland's highest peak, with her Dad meant Harriet needed to be fit and well. The challenge gave her determination to overcome her eating disorder and be example to others that recovery is possible.

  • Ali   edited for website and fb listing
    26 October 2015

    Looking out

    In her fourth blog for Beat, Ali looks at the inward focus, isolation and loneliness of being in the grips of an eating disorder - and the importance of looking out and connecting with others.

  • 23 October 2015

    Forced into treatment

    Today we're talking about sectioning. Help us shout our message louder.

  • 20 October 2015

    National Carers' Conference in Eating Disorders

    Professor Janet Treasure OBE and Gill Todd RMN, MSc present an exciting programme of speakers on Friday 27 November at The Institute of Psychiatry, London.

  • Hannah 10 helpful things masthead listing
    14 October 2015

    10 helpful things to say to someone with an eating disorder

    Hannah presents her follow-up to her very popular blog post 'What NOT to say to someone with an eating disorder'. If you're supporting someone with an eating disorder, read on...

  • Hannah   side   obscured   masthead listing
    9 October 2015

    What NOT to say to someone recovering from an eating disorder

    Hannah, originally from the Netherlands, moved to England to start over and began blogging to voice her thoughts and experiences and help her recovery. Read on for her first post on 10 things not to say to someone recovering from an eating disorder.

  • Everest base camp   masthead listing
    7 October 2015

    Recovery is the hardest mountain to climb

    From her first meeting with friend Heather in an eating disorders therapy waiting room, to the triumphant moment they reached Mount Everest Base Camp, Helen recalls her recovery journey and the pair's amazing trek, raising over £5000 in support of Beat.