Testimonial: Tally (UK 2016)

February 13th, 2017|0 Comments

I can remember first walking into Montrose Manor, terrified and broken with no idea what to expect. After over 10 years of living with an eating disorder, I knew it was time to try and [...]

Testimonial: Sarah (UK 2016)

February 13th, 2017|0 Comments

While trapped in my eating disorder,  I felt hopeless and despondent. Montrose Manor has helped me to establish a healthy relationship with food and with myself. Treatment here has helped me to build self-esteem and [...]

Testimonial: Mansoureh (UK 2016)

February 13th, 2017|0 Comments

“I had never been to a treatment centre as a way to deal with my eating disorder before I went into Montrose Manor so I did not really know what to expect before going in. [...]

Testimonial: Claire (UK 2016)

February 13th, 2017|0 Comments

I was in a dark, lonely and painful internal place when I arrived at Montrose Manor. I didn't want to exist and I don't know how I made the journey from England feeling the way [...]

Testimonial: Beth (UK 2016)

February 13th, 2017|0 Comments

What a positive journey I have been on... I did not know what to expect when I arrived in South Africa & what amazing things Montrose Manor could do for me. All I knew was [...]

Testimonial: Anonymous (Australia 2016)

February 13th, 2017|0 Comments

After 10 years of battling my Eating Disorder, I arrived at Montrose Manor exhausted and desperate for help. My life had become a living hell, my family relationships were in tatters, I was exhausted from [...]

Testimonial: Emma (UK 2016)

February 13th, 2017|0 Comments

I came to Montrose after having 8 weeks inpatient treatment in the UK. This was a very hard decision for me to make as I have two children and a husband, however I can honestly [...]

Testimonial: HF (South Africa 2016)

February 13th, 2017|0 Comments

How does one start off with a testimonial which changed your life ? There is so much to say. I came to Montrose with this Idea in my head that I would get a meal [...]

Testimonial: Suzanne (Netherlands 2016)

February 13th, 2017|0 Comments

I came to Montrose Manor after finding the website on google. I was in desperate hopeless place. I've had an eating disorder since early childhood and for many years tried to recover in my native [...]

Testimonial: Alex (UK – 2016)

February 13th, 2017|0 Comments

I was on my knees upon arriving at Montrose Manor. After suffering with my eating disorder for over a decade, Montrose Manor has given me the life I had been longing for. I found my [...]

Testimonial: Hannah (UK – 2016)

February 13th, 2017|0 Comments

My time at Montrose has been simultaneously one of the hardest and most rewarding of my adult life.  From being here I have come to terms with the fact that I have no control over [...]

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It took me 6 weeks and time out with my boyfriend to realize that it wasn’t going to be that easy. I struggled a lot and I know that I will keep on struggling but [...]

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The programme at Montrose is very thorough and comes at your ED from every angle. I found this particularly important. I came to realise just how much my ED plays out in so many aspects [...]

TESTIMONIAL: MARCH 2015

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I arrived at Montrose Manor expecting to be given the opportunity to recover on my terms. Thankfully I discovered how wrong I was pretty quickly. I came from a different treatment center where I had [...]

TESTIMONIAL: MARCH 2015

May 13th, 2015|0 Comments

I arrived at Montrose Manor in early December 2014 after hitting what must have been rock bottom. I was exhausted. Exhausted from the denial of my depleting state of mind and the lengths I was [...]

TESTIMONIAL: MARCH 2015

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Montrose has been a very positive experience for me. Bring in a group where everyone understands what you are struggling with has helped me a lot. I got a lot of support from the community [...]

TESTIMONIAL: APRIL 2015

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When I was at home I always wanted to control everything especially my sister. When I was busy with other people then I did not have to focus on myself, on my own feelings. I [...]

TESTIMONIAL: FEBRUARY 2015

May 13th, 2015|0 Comments

Montrose has changed my life. It was the miracle that I have always looked for to help me recover from my ED which I have suffered from for over 20 years. It’s approach is tough [...]

TESTIMONIAL: MARCH 2015

May 13th, 2015|0 Comments

I found this experience so helpful to be around people who really understood each other. Montrose has been able to provide me with a new and positive outlook to my life. Montrose and the Team [...]

TESTIMONIAL: FEBRUARY 2015

May 13th, 2015|0 Comments

Full of fear and deniaI upon arrival – unable to see the way forward – the warmth and support of Montrose, the community, the Team I shall never forget that real acceptance of those around [...]

TESTIMONIAL: APRIL 2015

May 13th, 2015|0 Comments

The treatment at Montrose Manor by far exceeded my expectations. The Counseling Team works as a fantastic unit and the Treatment Programme addresses a range of issues relevant to people with Eating Disorders. Beautiful setting, [...]

TESTIMONIAL: JANUARY 2015

February 5th, 2015|0 Comments

As a male I had a bit of anxiety coming to Montrose Manor. The staff told me that I was to be living with 14 girls. I had my doubts about whether this centre had [...]

TESTIMONIAL: JANUARY 2015

February 5th, 2015|0 Comments

By the time I found Montrose on the internet, my life was way out of control. I am 52 and have struggled with eating disorders since my mid 20’s. I contacted Montrose, but didn’t really [...]

TESTIMONIAL: DECEMBER 2014

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I arrived on the 2nd of October 2014. I had no hope nor any strength left in me. I had suffered for 40 years in silence, had no life left in me and didn’t want [...]

TESTIMONIAL: DECEMBER 2014

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Coming to Montrose Manor I was 57 years old, having had an addiction to sweets and chocolates for most of my life. I have been on and off diets since I was 18, yo-yo-ing for [...]

TESTIMONIAL: DECEMBER 2014

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Montrose Manor made me stronger. Before I came here I was my disorder. There was no difference between my own voice, my OCD and my ED. I followed my rules as a puppy follows its [...]

TESTIMONIAL: DECEMBER 2014

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Montrose stands out for me as a clinic whose staff is dedicated to treating each client as a unique individual. The program follows an holistic approach with the aim of sending Clients out into a [...]

TESTIMONIAL: NOVEMBER 2014

December 5th, 2014|0 Comments

I think treatment at Montrose Manor is a once in a lifetime experience. I really learnt a lot about myself. I learnt that if I don’t change my behaviour or express my feelings more, I’ll [...]

TESTIMONIAL: NOVEMBER 2014

December 5th, 2014|0 Comments

Thank you for everything! Before I came to Montrose I didn’t have energy. My stomach didn’t accept any food so it was very painful at the beginning of my treatment. I couldn’t finish my meals [...]

TESTIMONIAL: SEPTEMBER 2014

December 5th, 2014|0 Comments

Montrose Manor really changed my life. Firstly others would not let me come here because of my mental problems, but here I found out that an eating disorder is all about mental issues. All the [...]

TESTIMONIAL: OCTOBER 2014

December 5th, 2014|0 Comments

As a 45 year old woman, I have struggled for a couple of years with my emotions. Years ago I drank too much alcohol and smoked a lot of cigarettes to push emotions away (but [...]

TESTIMONIAL: SEPTEMBER 2014

December 5th, 2014|0 Comments

I have never experienced in-patient treatment or serious treatment for my Eating Disorder so coming to Montrose was a whole new experience. The beautiful location makes it feel like a safe get away and the [...]

TESTIMONIAL: OCTOBER 2014

November 20th, 2014|0 Comments

I had never been to an inpatient treatment centre before so when I arrived at Montrose Manor I had no idea what to expect. To my surprise, I was welcomed into a calm, friendly environment; [...]

TESTIMONIAL: AUGUST 2014

November 20th, 2014|0 Comments

For as long as I could remember I’d always felt like a spectator in my own life – standing on the outside looking in and unable to truly connect. There was always the sense of [...]

TESTIMONIAL: SEPTEMBER 2014

November 20th, 2014|0 Comments

When I arrived at Montrose Manor in South Africa on the 10th of June 2014 I had no idea what to expect. I had only had two days to look at the website and brochure [...]

TESTIMONIAL: SEPTEMBER 2014

November 20th, 2014|0 Comments

I came to Montrose asking myself “what is life all about?” I didn’t know what I wanted, what I liked or who I was. All I knew was I didn’t want this Eating Disorder that [...]

TESTIMONIAL: AUGUST 2014

November 20th, 2014|0 Comments

Going for treatment at Montrose Manor is the best decision I’ve ever made. I am grateful that I could start my recovery here. I couldn’t have had a better start. Although it’s extremely difficult to [...]

TESTIMONIAL: SEPTEMBER 2014

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I came to Montrose Manor determined to obtain recovery but lacking the resources. Montrose provided me with not only the resources but a whole new way of life and a newfound acceptance and love for [...]

TESTIMONIAL- JULY 2013

November 20th, 2014|0 Comments

Prior to my admission at Montrose my life was/had become unmanageable and totally out of control. I was working twelve hours a day and getting home late, which lead to “takeaways” for dinner most night’s– [...]

TESTIMONIAL: OCTOBER 2014

November 20th, 2014|0 Comments

When I arrived at Montrose I felt I had absolutely nothing to live for. What I hoped for was to become a new person – that didn’t happen. Instead I found myself; and I couldn’t [...]

TESTIMONIAL: FEBRUARY 2014

October 13th, 2014|0 Comments

I arrived a broken shell having been trapped in the vicious circle of an Eating Disorder for over 25 years. Treatment in the UK had done nothing for me; just fed me up, released me [...]

TESTIMONIAL: FEBRUARY 2014

October 13th, 2014|0 Comments

  I never thought I would be able to see myself as I really am or see exercise as a fun sociable experience. I never thought I would ever be OK with myself. Today, I [...]

TESTIMONIAL: FEBRUARY 2014

October 13th, 2014|0 Comments

I have been to many psychologists in my life, the first at the early age of five. Thus, I had already addressed many of the issues I had to revisit here at Montrose. I realized [...]

TESTIMONIAL JANUARY 2014

October 13th, 2014|0 Comments

Before coming to Montrose I had no life, just an existence controlled by food and an exercise obsession. I was scared having suffered with an Eating Disorder for 28 years in and out of various [...]

TESTIMONIAL JANUARY 2014

October 13th, 2014|0 Comments

Coming to Montrose was probably one of the best choices that I am very likely to have made. I can honestly say that it changed my life, or better, it gave me life. From day [...]

TESTIMONIAL: JANUARY 2014

October 13th, 2014|0 Comments

Montrose Manor right from the start did absolutely everything right for my recovery from my eating disorder. The Team of Counselors, nurses, cooks and dieticians have been extremely professional but also very friendly and supportive. [...]

TESTIMONIAL: MARCH 2014

October 2nd, 2014|0 Comments

I can honestly say that coming to Montrose Manor has been the best decision I have ever made. I’ve been in treatment before (I was hospitalized 2.5 years ago but relapsed and then spent 6 [...]

TESTIMONIAL: JUNE 2014

July 14th, 2014|0 Comments

Before I come to Montrose I remember reading these testimonials in the hopeless, chaotic state I was in; not believing the testimonials had been written by real people, or that people must have been lieing [...]

TESTIMONIAL: JUNE 2014

July 14th, 2014|0 Comments

I was 21 - a medical student – I was supposed to be having the time of my life. Instead, I couldn’t manage my life. I felt lonely, unhappy and ugly. My therapist referred me [...]

TESTIMONIAL: JUNE 2014

July 14th, 2014|0 Comments

“The first night I arrived at Montrose, it was a little bit scary because I was picked up at the airport by a man I did not even know. He had my name on his signboard so I needed to trust him. When I arrived at Montrose I was very tired and scared. The nurses were nice and they helped to calm me down. I was a person who hated herself and didn’t talk about feelings.