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''Change is bumpy. It's not a straight road, and sometime we have to take a slightly different path, turn more corners than we thought, stumble across a rocky road or stay and look around for a while. Change and recovery is a bit like the picture below.'' 
 (Alexandra O'Brien, 2015).

If you are looking to make changes, feel free to get in touch with is to access CBT, therapy, counselling, coaching, guided self-help or other one-to-one support.

See my websites here (general and eating disorder-specific): www.glasgowcentretherapy.co.uk or www.eatingdisorderscotland.co.uk for more information about what we offer there and you can get in touch with me there too! 

Today is the day to start making changes and improving your quality of life!

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