Tag Archives: San Francisco

A conversation on why listening to the patient’s story counts

The patient’s story counts. Growing recognition of this truth, that the narrative has an important role to play in illness recovery, is heartening. This is  particularly so in the field of eating disorders where many mysteries remain. Listening to the patient can provide the researcher, the clinician, the therapist, the family caregivers, and the patients […]

Healing: a never-ending process of self-discovery

I am writing from ‘a room with a view’ from a hospital in Melbourne…sigh, third admission in eight weeks…this time I have a lovely, lovely view…my eighth floor room is looking over part of Melbourne CBD and you can see a tram and beyond in the distance a small patch of blue which is Port Phillip […]