Eating Disorders, Ego States, and EMDR: Inviting the power of resourcing into the therapeutic dance towards healing
EMDR Therapy can be a beneficial approach for clients presenting with Eating Disorders, but safe and effective treatment requires advanced knowledge and skill on the part of the clinician. Join Eating Disorder and EMDR specialist Marnie Davis as she illuminates the relationship between trauma, attachment, and dissociation in this population.
This 4 hour, on-demand webinar will enhance the EMDR Therapist’s understanding of the development of an eating disorder mindset and the many purposes it serves to protect and defend an internal system of parts, while offering effective approaches for working through the eight phases of the AIP model.
You will learn best practices for comprehensive client history taking and treatment planning for these complex cases. You’ll discover specialized resource development installation strategies throughout the eight phases of EMDR.You’ll explore methods to enhance collaboration with parts, decrease fragmentation, foster healing and increase self-energy. You’ll be introduced to effective protocols for desensitizing positive feeling states, urges, triggers, and defenses of the eating disorder and assists with compassionately accessing and healing the disowned/rejected parts of self.
This webinar is packed with concrete protocols, tips, and approaches you can start applying right away. Because this training was originally presented to a live audience via Zoom, you’ll benefit from the lively interaction and Q&A in addition to an explanation of the practicum section so you can replicate it as desired. The content is dense, and the delivery is past-paced and engaging. Marnie uses video, case examples, powerpoint and supplemental handouts to reinforce the material for all learning styles.
Registration provides on-demand access to the lecture for 30 days and access to handouts and materials that can be downloaded and printed.
Learners must have completed an EMRIA-Approved EMDR Basic Training (all lecture, practicum, and consultation) prior to taking this training.
Level: Moderate to Advanced
Summarize the factors involved in the development of an eating disorder and identify the relationship
between eating disorders, trauma, attachment injuries and dissociation.
Describe how to complete a comprehensive client history and treatment planning process and explain the importance of collaborating with ego states.
Identify at least five effective resource development strategies for the treatment of eating disorders.
Describe at least three ways to utilize resource development and other affect management skills with ego states and throughout the 8 phases of EMDR.
Describe how to interweave RDI’s while using standard protocol for touchstones.
Summarize protocols for desensitization of positive feeling states, urges, triggers, and defenses related to eating disorder ego states
Identify at least two methods helpful in decreasing defenses and compassionately accessing disowned/rejected parts of self.
$85 (Includes CEs) Registration includes 30 days of access to the video and all materials.
3.5 CEs (full CE Information Below…please confirm that your license type and state is covered by our national provider)
3.5 EMDRIA Credits Distance Learning Program #20009-DL02
About The Presenter
Marnie Davis is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor, Certified Eating Disorder Specialist and Supervisor, Certified EMDR Therapist and EMDRIA Approved Consultant. She is the current Continuing Education co-chair for the Central Florida iaedp Chapter and has previously served as president and other various board positions. Marnie is owner of a private practice in Maitland, Florida, where she specializes in the treatment of eating disorders, disordered eating, body image distress and body dysmorphia, trauma and PTSD, anxiety, depression and other co-occurring issues. Marnie has experience working in higher level of care settings and is a Health at Every Size informed clinician, respecting body diversity and creating a body affirming therapeutic environment. Marnie previously assisted in the development of a comprehensive eating disorder treatment model at Rollins College Wellness Center and more recently contributed as a chapter author in a newly released book, Trauma-informed Approaches to Eating Disorders. Marnie is a seasoned presenter and enjoys speaking to various audiences. She served as board member for the Eating Disorders Network of Central Florida for over 10 years and recently joined the Alliance for Eating Disorders Awareness, as an Orlando Affiliate to continue to fundraise, advocate, and promote help, support and recovery for all. Marnie is a volunteer for the Greater Orlando Trauma Recovery Network (TRN) and holds community service, social justice and continued hope for healing in high regard.
Continuing Education credit for this program is granted from Commonwealth Educational Seminars (CES) for the following professions:
Commonwealth Educational Seminars is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. Commonwealth Educational Seminars maintains responsibility for this program and its content. Psychologists completing this program will receive 3.5 hours of continuing education credit.
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