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Coping with Christmas: our specialists provide advice and guidance

PREPARATION It may be helpful to begin by acknowledging how different members of the family feel about Christmas including their fears, concerns and hopes. For a person with an eating disorder, there may be raised anxiety about the abundance of rich food during Christmas, the Christmas meal itself and the need to eat together with […]

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Newbridge’s unique support for families highlighted at national conference

Newbridge specialists gave a very well received presentation on Working with families at a national eating disorders conference. Organised by the charity Beat, the two-day conference was entitled Eating disorders: support for the frontline and considered the complex challenges faced by affected individuals, their families and the professionals treating them. Newbridge House was represented by […]

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Newbridge’s tenth Masterclass with Great Ormond Street expert will focus on feeding and intergenerational disorders

Newbridge House’s tenth Masterclass will focus on feeding and intergenerational disorders, led by a leading Great Ormond Street Hospital clinical psychologist. Dr Rachel Bryant-Waugh’s Masterclass will address two main topics: Avoidant/Restrictive Food Intake Disorder (ARFID) and challenges to child feeding behaviours in the context of maternal eating disorders. The full day educational event will take […]

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Newbridge leading session at prestigious international conference

Newbridge’s clinical manager is leading a session at a prestigious conference bringing together eating disorders professionals working throughout Europe and beyond. Rachel Matthews is speaking at a debate considering consent in eating disorders treatment, together with Túry Ferenc from Budapest, Hungary. The meeting is the European Council on Eating Disorders (ECED) conference, which is taking […]

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Newbridge experts speak at eating disorders awareness conference

Newbridge experts speak at eating disorders awareness conference Specialists from Newbridge spoke at a conference established to raise awareness of eating disorders. Newbridge House Clinical Manager, Rachel Matthews and Senior Dietitian, Samantha Grigg, chaired a session titled: Are healthy eating messages in the media putting young people at risk of eating disorders? The conference, which […]

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Newbridge’s unique programme to improve self-esteem presented at national conference

An innovative new approach to improving self-esteem developed at Newbridge will be presented at a national conference. Assistant Psychologist Hannah Biney will describe the Newbridge self-esteem programme and initial results which show consistent improvements for all patients. Her presentation will be to the Children and Young People Eating Disorders Research Consortium on May 12 at […]

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Tackling the challenge of exercise during recovery from an eating disorder

The issue of exercise can cause a lot of worry and uncertainty when an individual is recovering from an eating disorder. Over-exercising is often a feature of anorexia, carried out compulsively as a tool in weight loss and maintenance of the disorder. Eating disorder inpatient units provide an environment where exercise is very precisely managed. […]

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Being at our best: Canadian Professor Josie Geller leads ninth Newbridge Masterclass

Canadian Professor Josie Geller led a highly engaging and interactive Masterclass evaluating what makes treatment and clinicians most effective. This was the ninth in the Newbridge House Masterclass series, bringing together eating disorders professionals from across the UK for training with internationally renowned specialists. “I have known Josie for more than 20 years and have […]

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