Our Stories

Meet Jeffrey

Jeffrey (he/him) was working full-time as a marketing coordinator at the age of 27 when he realized he was losing his battle with eating issues….

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Meet Ella

Ella (she/her) came to Sheena’s Place at a time where she felt she had hit rock bottom. She had stopped socializing and felt obsessed with…

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Meet Theresa

A few weeks ago, Sheena’s Place reached out to me to ask if I would consider writing a piece about my personal experience with my…

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Meet Priya

Priya (she/her) has been working with Sheena’s Place for over a year now, facilitating a group that focuses on expressing emotions through music. This is…

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Meet Ron and Catherine

Ron and Catherine became involved with Sheena’s Place in a somewhat unique way. Their daughter, who was dealing with eating disorders was searching online for…

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Meet Katrina

Katrina (she/her) had always been involved in contemporary dance and was in her second year of a social work program at Ryerson when she found…

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Meet Sookie

  Sookie (she/they) began her experience as a facilitator at Sheena’s Place in the summer of 2019, co-facilitating three workshops on challenging fatphobia, sizeism, and…

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Meet Maddie

For Maddie, Sheena’s Place was a critical support network in an unfamiliar city. This is her story. “It was the first mental health thing I…

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Meet Jay

In this video, filmed in 2016, Jay describes his past experience recovering from an eating and exercise disorder during his early 20’s.

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Meet Jane

Jane is someone who has lived experience of anorexia. She also happens to be a co-founder of Sheena’s Place. This is her story.

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Meet Kira

For Kira, Sheena’s Place was a lifeline when she had nowhere else to turn. This is her story. From an early age, Kira used food…

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Meet Mary

Mary is a Registered Nurse and a client at Sheena’s Place. Here is her story. For over six years, I kept my eating disorder private….

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