Eating Disorders - Blog Articles

Eating Disorders

Our Psychologists have written a number of articles about eating disorders. Here you will find information, helpful tips as well as comments on current stories in the media all about eating disorders. Most people who suffer from eating disorders have a range of symptoms across the various common types (anorexia, bulimia, binge eating etc) so please don’t feel concerned if your own symptoms don’t seem to match up with a single condition as this is perfectly normal. Please feel free to share your experiences in the comments section of an article. We are currently looking for people to contribute to our blog, so if you have or have had an eating disorder and would like to participate then please visit the Contact Page and let us know.

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy For Eating Disorders: A Comprehensive Treatment Guide – Dr Gray Interview

In the previous article I interviewed Dr Gray about a book she co-authored entitled Beating Your Eating Disorder: A Cognitive-Behavioral Self-Help Guide for Adult Sufferers and their Carers. In this article I have interviewed Dr Gray about one of her earlier co-authored books entitled Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Eating Disorders: A Comprehensive Treatment Guide. I’ve got another set of questions for you Dr Gray if that’s ok That’s not a problem ask away… What made you want to be a Psychologist? If I am really honest I fell into it. […]...

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Beating Your Eating Disorder: A Cognitive-Behavioral Self-Help Guide For Adult Sufferers And Their Carers – Dr Gray Interview

Dr Emma Gray is a Consultant Clinical Psychologist and is also our Service Director. She has co-authored two books in the field of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, both of which are about eating disorders. In this article I will be interviewing her on the most recent of the two books she has helped to write entitled “Beating Your Eating Disorder: A Cognitive-Behavioural Self-Help Guide for Adult Sufferers and their Carers”. Hi Dr Gray, thanks for taking the time to speak to me. I’ve read both your books and I think they’re […]...

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Protein World

by Dr Emma Gray - 29th April, 2015
Protein World

Another week and another unpredictable storm leaps out of social media and into the mainstream. Unfortunately this one again involves mental health issues and the sexist abuse of women. Juliette Burton (http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/blogs-ouch-32497580), actress, writer, comedian, body image campaigner, self-confessed sufferer of longstanding and serious mental health issues and all round brave person, took exception to the above advert and did what thousands of others have done and signed a petition calling for the removal of the posters for being offensive and setting an unrealistic expectation of what a woman’s body […]...

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The Dangers Of Diets

by Dr Emma Gray - 8th April, 2015
The Dangers Of Diets

Our bodies are designed to survive and when we diet it sees this as a threat to this survival and fights back with physiological tactics including increased hunger, preoccupation with food and a decrease in metabolism. This decrease in metabolism means that our body uses the food we give it more efficiently so the weight we lose by dieting will not be equivalent to the energy reduction we make. As a result the more we diet, the more efficient our body will become at adapting to our reduced calorie intake […]...

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