Why do I feel hungrier after eating?

You have suppressed your hunger cues for a long time, to the point where you almost forget what hunger feels like. You shake off the dizziness, the foggy brain, and the hollow feeling in your stomach. When you do eat, your stomach feels full quickly – even after a small amount of food. At the…

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How can an eating disorder Dietitian Help?

Dietitians are trained health professionals who can provide a thorough dietary assessment, explore your relationship with food, eating and your body and provide nutrition support in line with your needs and goals. Dietitians have proven competency in the the area of nutritional science and must have completed a four-year Bachelor of Nutrition and Dietetics. Here…

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Staying in Recovery

Recovery for people living with an eating disorder is a constant battle. So, when you throw in a global pandemic like Covid-19 that battle can become so much harder. Here are some things to consider to keep yourself in recovery during this time. Stay connected with your treatment team Myrtle Oak Clinic has been working…

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Myrtle Oak Clinic Coronavirus Update

Myrtle Oak Clinic is committed to delivering services in a safe, practical and innovative way during the coronavirus pandemic. How will we do that? We ask all clients, staff and visitors not to come to clinic if they have cold or flu like symptoms or have been exposed to someone with a confirmed case of…

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Questions to ask a Potential Therapist

Finding and engaging with a new therapist for help with eating disorder recovery can be challenging. Here are some useful questions to ask when you are searching for a potential therapist. It will be helpful to know upfront what education, knowledge, skills, interests and experience a provider has so that they can provide the right…

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How can a Psychologist help?

Psychologists are trained health professionals who can provide assessment, diagnosis and treatment for a range of psychological issues. This may involve development of strategies to assist you on a day to day basis, talk therapy, guidance and support. Here are Myrtle Oak Clinic we have two trained and experienced Clinical Psychologists, Dr Katherine Bartlett and…

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