Jeanne Catanzaro: Healing Your Relationship with Food: An IFS Approach


A TRF Tuesday Event

Overview of the Program

This 4-part series focuses on healing eating and body-related issues using the Internal Family Systems (IFS) model. You’ll have the opportunity to explore some constraining beliefs and emotions that disconnect you from knowing what you want and need. You’ll also learn ways to get to know and work with the different parts of yourself who carry these burdens so that you can release them and more readily connect with your core wisdom.




1 – Intro to IFS: How Parts Get Burdened


2 – Healing Starts with Befriending Protectors


3 – Negotiating with Polarized Protectors


4 – Healing Personal Burdens to Contribute to Healing External Systems

Meet Our Presenter

Jeanne Catanzaro, PhD, is a clinical psychologist and leader of the IFS Institute who has specialized in treating eating disorders and trauma since 1996. She trained in psychodynamic psychotherapy, Somatic Experiencing®, and EMDR before discovering the Internal Family Systems (IFS) model. An approved IFS consultant, she served as the director of a day treatment program for eating disorders for several years and has written multiple chapters on using IFS to treat eating disorders in several books. For the past ten years, Jeanne has been focused on healing eating issues across the spectrum.


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Eating Disorder Conference, April 2024 –

The NYT article Jeanne mentions in Session 4:

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