Intensive Outpatient Treatment: Individual therapy at ABBI Clinic

Clients with eating disorders can also receive outpatient treatment in the form of individual therapy at ABBI Clinic.

Our outpatient treatment protocols are tailored to meet the needs and goals of each individual after a comprehensive assessment is conducted by our team.

If you’re coming out of an inpatient or day programme and need support focusing on recovery, or if you’re taking your first steps toward treating your eating disorder, we can assist.

“Staff developed holistic, recovery-oriented care plans informed by a comprehensive assessment and in collaboration with patients.” – CQC Report April 2023

“Staff treated patients with compassion and kindness, respected their privacy and dignity, and understood the individual needs of patients. They actively involved patients in care decisions” – CQC Report April 2023

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We accept referrals from all major insurance companies and individuals who self-fund their treatment.


Parents & carers

Are you worried about someone with an eating disorder, or concerned that a loved one might need help? We have collated a selection of helpful information about eating disorders.

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Frequently asked questions

Yes, eating disorders are relatively common, affecting individuals of all ages, genders, and backgrounds. Over the past 30 years, the prevalence of eating disorders has increased and it is estimated that there are approximately 1.25 million people living with an eating disorder in the UK. Around 25% of those are male.

Causes of eating disorders are multifactorial, including genetic predisposition (family history of eating disorder or other mental health condition), psychological factors (depression, anxiety, fear of being overweight, being a perfectionist), societal pressures (social media, having a job or hobby where size matters), and individual experiences (abuse, bullying, personal criticism about diet/eating, family tension).

People may develop eating disorders due to a combination of genetic, psychological, sociocultural, and environmental factors.

Eating disorders are mental health conditions characterised by abnormal eating patterns, thoughts, and behaviours that often have serious physical and emotional consequences. This can include eating excessively or not eating enough. It can lead to preoccupation with food and dietary patterns. They can also include other compensatory behaviours such as self-induced vomiting or misuse/overuse of medication. They can have a serious impact on all aspects of an individual’s life.