Michelle Sparkes is a physiotherapist and professional counsellor specialising in eating disorder recovery and whole person health promotion. A long-term recovered survivor of anorexia, EDNOS and binge-eating in her teen and early adult years,  Michelle is passionate about helping individuals recover from these health and life consuming problems.

Director of Essential Health Concepts, Founder of Women Worth their Weight (1998), Author of Illuminating Anorexia (2012) and Illuminating Eating Disorder Recovery (2018), Host of Illuminating Anorexia, Eating, Self & Body Issues (iTunes) Podcast and Creator of the 4x4 Freedom Express (2017), Michelle believes…

"Value is your birthright, your body is your home and in a world of uncertainty you can experience a security deep within that will set you free from the 'dis-ease' at the heart of disordered eating."

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The purpose of my books, blog/podcast and work is to help you SEE why you struggle, to locate where you're at, and to identify what you can do now to move forward.

I want to illuminate the landscape​, provide a map for the journey, and some tools to help you get to your desired destination - the land of freedom and wholeness. You can be at peace within yourSELF and confident in your skin...

You can recover your LIFE!

It would be my privilege to walk with you on that journey, to shed light on your path, and to provide the knowledge, skills and support you need to get to your own personal freedom 'land'.

Let’s beat back the darkness together."

“SEE how a single candle can both defy and define the darkness.” Anne Frank