This course is intended to 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. It outlines comprehensive client history and treatment planning and explores the relationship between trauma, attachment and dissociation. The course discusses effective resource development installation throughout the 8 phases of EMDR. It explores methods to enhance collaboration with parts, decrease fragmentation, foster healing and increase self-energy. It outlines 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.