Log In
Wednesday 21st March 2018

Adventure therapy for fight against eating disorders

10th September 2009

New research has looked at the benefits of working therapeutically outdoors with women who suffer from eating disorders.

Research by Dr Kaye Richards and colleagues suggests that raising levels of self-confidence through adventure therapy is a valuable tool in the treatment of women with eating disorders. It also assessed how taking part in an adventure therapy intervention had psychological benefits. Her findings are being presented to the 5th International Adventure Therapy Conference, hosted by the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy at the University of Edinburgh.


Share this page


There are no comments for this article, be the first to comment!

Post your comment

Only registered users can comment. Fill in your e-mail address for quick registration.

Your email address:

Your comment will be checked by a Healthcare Today moderator before it is published on the site.

M3 - For secure managed hosting over N3 or internet
© Mayden Foundation 2018