Internal Family Systems, Body Positive & Movement Ritual: Incorporating creativity with clients with eating disorders





Many small actions are made great by the intentions behind them. Many great actions, on the other hand, are made small because the intentions behind them are lacking.

– Beautiful Islamic Quotes





Dear Readers,

Please find below a webinar by Castle wood treatment center. Please sign up. This is your opportunity to learn something unique about Eating Disorders treatment system.


Internal Family Systems, Body Positive & Movement Ritual: Incorporating creativity with clients with eating disorders




Wed, Sep 14, 2016 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM BST



Presented by

Marybeth Weinstock Ph.D, BC – DMT – Primary Therapist 



Dr. Marybeth Weinstock has a doctorate in Clinical Psychology from the California Institute of Integral Studies, a Masters Degree in Dance/Movement Therapy (DMT) from HunterCollege in New York, and an undergraduate degree in Dance and Psychology from GoucherCollege in Baltimore. Dr. Weinstock combines the disciplines of Clinical Psychology and DMT in her work as a therapist. She has worked in psychiatric hospitals, schools, mental health agencies, and in private practice with a broad span of patients, and has specialized in both Eating Disorders and issues of age. Dr. Weinstock’s life in the dance world has given her a personal perspective on both the travails of eating disorders and the joy of recovery. Her dissertation was entitled Women Dancers inMidlife: Coping with the Transition, which advanced her scholarship in and treatment of body image issues, and which inspired a series of ongoing workshops. Dr. Weinstock’s theoretical orientation includes psychodynamic, Jungian, feminist, cognitive behavioral, and existential approaches. Since joining the Monarch Cove staff, Dr. Weinstock has been trained in and using Internal Family Systems with her clients. She is the current communications co-chair and past President of the CA Chapter of the American Dance Therapy Association, sits on the research committee of the national association, and is the representative to ACCAHC. Her mentor Anna Halprin certified her to teach Movement Ritual.


This one hour presentation is a continuation in the series of webinars given by this presenter, in which we will delve more deeply into specific application of creative modalities as applied to embodied work with clients with eating disorders. This lecture will explore specific techniques that can provide a non-threatening approach to being in a body for the client terrified of embodiment.  The presenter will discuss techniques from Internal Family Systems theory, The Body Positive Curriculum and Anna Halprin’s Movement Ritual.

Learning Objectives:

  • Participants will be able to describe applications of internal family systems work to experiential therapies.
  • Participants will be able to implement concepts from the body positive curriculum in treatment with their clients with body image issues.
  • Participants will be able to describe and implement simple experiential concepts from Movement Ritual to provide a non-threatening approach of embodiment when treating patient’s with eating disorders.



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Castlewood Treatment Center is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. Castlewood Treatment Center maintains responsibility for this program and its content.

Castlewood Treatment Center has been approved by the NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 6290. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. Castlewood Treatment Center is solely is responsible for all aspects of the program. 

Castlewood Treatment Center is a Continuing Professional Education (CPE) Accredited Provider with the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CRD). CRD Credentialed Practitioners will receive 1 Continuing Professional Education unit (CPEs) for completion of this activities / materials. 


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Islam and Eating Disorders founded in 2012 – run by Maha Khan, the blog creates awareness of Eating Disorders in the Muslim world, offers information and support for sufferers and their loved ones.

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