There are a number of different treatment methods for eating disorders, focusing on different issues but all with one aim. The specific issues relating to a patient means they may be better suited to one type of treatment than another. Below is a selection of the main methods of treatment and their approaches.
An investigation into whether interacting with horses can help people emotionally, especially those who have suffered from trauma, through the use of audio. Jo Corfield believes that horses helped her cope with a severe eating disorder, whilst Shirani Situnayke discusses how she feels these creatures helped her through a battle with drugs and alcohol.
Why use baking as a therapy? Uncover the reasons why the kitchen can become some people’s daily escape. I speak to Chris Young, Coordinator of the Real Bread Campaign about their Rising up report, which investigates how people all over the country are benefitting from baking. The charity strives to bring community baking groups together to offer […]
Bake it Better focuses on mental health through the eyes of bakers. It is about how baking offers a spoonful of hope to people when they are in times of despair, but also aims to raise awareness, blitz stigma and get people to talk about mental health over a cup of tea and a warm freshly baked cake. […]
Buzz discusses some of the key elements in society causing depression in young people in Britain today.
A three minute special report by Tayla Woodard investigating the lack of support for young people with depression and the benefits of art therapy in combating the mental illness.
Buzz takes a look into an unusual form of alternative therapy for depression in a video of Caroline Carr’s laughter workshop.