This workshop will provide an in-depth look at sensory processing and EMDR and how these approaches can be incorporated into eating disorders care. Examine how the brain is impacted by sensory processing issues and trauma and how the use of EMDR and sensory techniques can help bring balance to various parts of the brain. Through experiential exercises, learn sensory tools and techniques that can be utilized immediately with clients. The discussion will elaborate on the importance for all disciplines to develop sensory awareness to support unity and alignment among the treatment team. Applications for various disciplines will be reviewed.
1) Identify and explore sensory processing and EMDR and how they impact the brain, behavior, and emotions.
2) Utilize experiential exercises to learn to incorporate sensory skills with EMDR into the eating disorders practice.
3) Learn how EMDR and sensory therapies benefit eating disorders healing through enhanced interdisciplinary collaboration.