Support and Guidance

Whether you are suffering from an eating disorder or are caring for someone who does, if you would like to meet with someone on a one-to-one basis to talk about how you feel and to explore what support and options are available to you then Somerset and Wessex Eating Disorders Association’s (SWEDA) Support Workers, are here for you.

The Support Workers are able to meet with you for a one-to-one appointment to talk about the issues that are important to you and to explain what other support SWEDA can provide for you.

The Support and Guidance sessions are free of charge.

If you would like the opportunity to meet with someone on an individual basis, our Support Workers can be contacted via 01749 343344 or directly via email on:- [email protected]

Support and Guidance sessions can be useful in the following ways :~

To Gain information

Find out more about the support that's available through SWEDA;

Find out more about eating disorders

Find out about books etc. that may be helpful

To Take Stock

An opportunity for you to review what's going on for you around food.

 To set goals

Help to identify the next step for you


“I can’t emphasise enough what a massive part SWEDA have played in my journey to finding myself again. They are an incredible charity and are brilliant at their job. Over the past two years I have really started to understand myself and I have addressed issues that I had hid away in the past and with my counsellor’s amazing listening, non-judgmental and supportive skills I have been able to take back control of myself and rationally look at my emotions in day to day life."

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