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Tim Young, eating disorders recovery, Worcester, Worcestershire

Tim Young

MSc., P/G Dip.Psych.,P/G Dip.
Con.Sup,Dip.CBT, Dip.Couns.,Cert.Ed.

Clinical Supervisor
Counselling Trainer

What are eating disorders and how to aid recovery?

Eating disorders describes irregular patterns of eating such as starvation, bingeing, purging and obsessive exercising. Anorexia and bulimia are not clinically defined as eating disorders although they can all be equally as serious.

Eating disorders can cause distress, obesity, health issues and pain and may indicate deeper psychological problems. There is always a process for recovery though.

The appreciation of food as a means of survival is root to the cause of eating disorders. The need to stay healthy and keep our weight in check (to avoid obesity) puts pressure on our eating. Long office hours and family commitments may mean that eating is irregular and inadequate.

A change in eating patterns can also be caused by other mental disorders or by factors that are generally consideed to be unrelated mental disorders (eg. extreme homesickness).

Although eating disorders have a lower profile than anorexia and bulimia, it is important to recognise the symptoms and receive help where appropriate.

Recovery from eating disorders needs to be systematic and carefully controlled to be successful. A therapist may be required to examine any underlying psychological motivations and resolve them.

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Worcester a city located on the River Severn and is in the county of Worcestershire. It has a famous history of porcelain through, the now closed down, Royal Worcester Porelain Works and the tangy sauce known as Lea & Perrins Worcestershire Sauce. Worcester is home to Worcestershire County Cricket Club, Worcester City Football Club and Worcester Wolves basketball team.

It has rail links via two popular Worcester stations, Shrub Hill and Foregate Street and easy links to the motorway using junctions 6 and 7 of the M5.

Worcestershire is located close to the Welsh border and the West Midlands. It sits between Herefordshire in the West and Warwickshire in the East. Close to the popular town of Birmingham, it has easy links with most major towns in the midlands, south west and north.

Worcestershire is the birth county of Sir Edward Elgar whose compositions include Pomp and Circumstance.

The range of hills called the Malverns sits to the West of the county of Worcestershire and, allegdedly protects the county from the harsh west winds.


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