Treating Eating Disorders, Chronic Pain, and Maladaptive Self-Care Behaviors – Marilyn Luber Book Study (12 CE Hours)


This Home Study Program offers an opportunity to earn 12 CE hours (EMDRIA, Psychologists, LCSW, LMFT, LMHC, LPC and other master’s level clinicians. Check with state licensing board to confirm acceptance of NBCC credits). The book itself (not included) is the educational content of this program. By passing the CE program quiz developed for this program, you will demonstrate that you have gained knowledge by reading this book.

The book is not included in the purchase of this CE program. To purchase a copy of the book, click HERE or HERE.

Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) Therapy Scripted Protocols and Summary Sheets: Treating Eating Disorders, Chronic Pain and Maladaptive Self-Care Behaviors

by Marilyn Luber, PhD
book purchased separately

This one-stop resource focuses on applying EMDR scripted protocols to medical-related conditions. Edited by a leading EMDR scholar and practitioner, it delivers a wide range of step-by-step protocols that enable beginning clinicians as well as seasoned EMDR clinicians, trainers, and consultants alike to enhance their expertise more quickly when working with clients who present with medical-related issues such as eating and body image dysregulation, relationship distortion, chronic pain, and maladaptive self-care behaviors. The scripts are conveniently outlined in an easy-to-use, manual style template, facilitating a reliable, consistent format for use with EMDR clients.

The scripts distill the essence of the standard EMDR protocols. They reinforce the specific parts, sequence, and language used to create an effective outcome, and illustrate how clinicians are using this framework to work with a variety of medical-related issues while maintaining the integrity of the AIP model. Following a brief outline of the basic elements of EMDR procedures and protocols, the book focuses on applying EMDR scripted protocols to such key medical issues as eating and body image dysregulation, chronic pain experiences such as migraine and fibromyalgia, and maladaptive self-care behaviors. It includes summary sheets for each protocol to facilitate gathering information, client documentation, and quick retrieval of salient information while formulating a treatment plan. Protocols for clinician self-care add further to the book’s value.

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Marilyn Luber, PhD

 is a licensed clinical psychologist and has a general private practice in Center City, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, working with adolescents, adults, and couples, especially with complex posttraumatic stress disorder (C-PTSD), trauma and related issues, and dissociative disorders. Dr. Francine Shapiro trained her in Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR). She was on the Founding Board of Directors of the EMDR International Association (EMDRIA) and served as the Chairman of the International Committee until June 1999. She conducts facilitator and consultation trainings and teaches other EMDR-related subjects both nationally and internationally. Dr. Luber was given a Humanitarian Services Award by the EMDR Humanitarian Association. Later, in 2003, she was presented with the EMDR International Association’s award “For Outstanding Contribution and Service to EMDRIA” and in 2005, she was awarded “The Francine Shapiro Award for Outstanding Contribution and Service to EMDR.” In 2009, she edited Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) Scripted Protocols: Basics and special situations (Springer) and Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) Scripted Protocols: Special populations (Springer). Since then, she has published multiple highly regarded collections of scripted protocols on a range of topics.

Learning objectives:

  • Describe the interaction between eating disorders, body image and emotional dysregulation
  • List 3 aspects of the EMDR Therapy Protocol for the management of dysfunctional eating behaviors in anorexia nervosa
  • Explain how the Rejected Self Protocol addresses body image distortion
  • explain the significance of “best moments” in treatment of physical violence injury
  • describe 3 examples of chronic pain conditions treatable with the Pain Protocol
  • Describe assessment and preparation criteria for the EMDR treatment for migraines
  • Explain methods used to treat fibromyalgia syndrome with EMDR Therapy
  • Explain applications for the Self-Care Protocol
  • Describe memory target selection for the Illness and Somatic Disorders Protocol
  • List 3 examples of medical trauma and treatment method 
  • describe uses of EMDR therapy in psycho-oncology treatment
  • Describe 3 components of the EMDR Recent Birth Trauma Protocol
Key Features:

* Encompasses a wide range of step-by-step scripts for medical-related issues

* Includes scripted protocols and summary sheets in strict accordance with the AIP model * Facilitates the rapid development of practitioner expertise
* Outlined in convenient manual-style template * Includes scripts for EMDR treatment of clients with eating disorders and body image dysregulation, headaches, fibromyalgia, relationship distortion, maladaptive self-care behaviors, and more
  1. This Online Program (book needs to be purchased separately): $99.00
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1. After completing your purchase, you will receive an email receipt verifying your purchase with a link to a quiz based upon the book’s content.
2. For your convenience, you will be provided a downloadable PDF version of the quiz to use while you read.
3. To earn your CE hours, you must answer the quiz questions online.
4. When you complete and pass the quiz, you will be issued a downloadable certificate for EMDRIA and NBCC approved Masters Level professional certificate with CE hours documented

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