Therapeutic Programme for Eating Disorder Treatment, Disordered Eating Behaviours and Food Addiction
Disordered eating behaviours and patterns are complex. Some disorders can result in a lifetime of obesity, some of them can result in a lifetime of emaciation and some of them can result in relatively normal weight but with total preoccupation and obsession with food and weight issues.
What they all share is the last statement, a preoccupation with food and weight. What they also have in common is an obsession with diets/exercise/body image/low self-esteem/low self-worth/self-hatred and low self-respect.
Our eating disorder treatment plan offers help in all these areas. We offer a psychological, emotional, biological, physical, spiritual solution. We treat all conditions that involve an unhealthy relationship with food, including:
- Bulimia including excessive exercise, laxative abuse
- Binge Eating Disorder
- Food Addiction
- Compulsive Overeating
- YoYo Dieting
- Emotional Eating
- Food Restriction
To ensure long term recovery from eating disorders, our therapeutic treatment is tailor-made to suit each individual and will include group therapy and one to one counselling incorporating:
- Solution Focused
- Food structuring and planning
- Activity planning
- Relapse Prevention Techniques
- Body Image Work
- Stress Reduction
- Mindful Eating
A word from our Programme Coordinator
Rochelle Craig is a qualified addiction therapist and runs the eating disorder treatment programmes here at Cassiobury Court:
“I am a professionally qualified addictions therapist with extensive knowledge and expertise in the field of food addiction/eating disorders/obesity. I have worked for the past 10 years with all addictions and can absolutely see the association and link with all addictive compulsive behaviours regardless of what the substance or behaviour is. What all addicts share are emptiness and restlessness. A need to find something outside of self to fill a void inside of self.
This is what I felt over 23 years ago, an emptiness regardless of what I had on the outside. My journey of recovery started then. It brought me into contact with other recovering people; it brought me into contact with people who wanted to make a difference in their lives and the lives of others. It gave me the courage to further my education, go to university, find a job and most importantly give back my own personal experience and professional expertise to help others. I am eternally grateful to be doing this work.”