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We now have an Affiliate Therapist to help out at Talking EDs (Eating Disorders) and Citizen17 Therapy, CBT and Counselling Services

We can now provide therapy, CBT and counselling on Tuesdays in addition to all other days we offer. More information in the poster below. Feel free to get in touch for details or to book an appointment: support@citizen17therapy.co.uk or support@eatingdisorderscotland.co.uk

www.citizen17therapy.co.uk
www.eatingdisorderscotland.co.uk





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