Eating Difficulties

  • bulimia nervosa
  • anorexia nervosa
  • binge eating disorder
  • Eating disorder not otherwise specified (EDNOS).

It may help identify some of the harmful behaviours you have and think about ways that you can move away from them.

How common are eating difficulties?

  • 19 women out of every 100,000 are diagnosed with anorexia nervosa every year.
  • 2 men out of every 100,000 are diagnosed with anorexia nervosa every year.
  • 1% of young women suffer from bulimia nervosa.
  • Binge-eating affects males and females equally and usually appears later in life, between the ages of 30 & 40.
  • as many cases of eating difficulties are unreported or undiagnosed, the actual figures are likely to be much higher; research has suggested that as many as 1.5 million people in the UK might be experiencing some form of eating difficulty

How can we help?

You will first need an assessment with one of our therapists. You will have an opportunity to talk about your difficulties and what your goals are. During your assessment you will be able to discuss treatment options with your therapist, where you may both decide on a therapy that is best suited to your needs. The therapy can support you to enable you to make positive changes via the telephone or in person.

To speak to someone in confidence for advice or to arrange an appointment please contact our team on Freephone 0800 230 0688

For further information please click on the link below

NHS Conditions – Eating Disorders