Revolutionize your clinical approach and help your clients heal with Internal Family Systems therapy model.
IFS is one of the most popular, new, and effective evidence-based treatment techniques in use today.
Thousands of clinicians already trust IFS as their go-to treatment tool to effectively heal emotional wounds so they can make greater therapeutic progress with clients struggling with anxiety, depression, trauma, addiction, and other mental health conditions.
This recording is your opportunity to learn the IFS method step-by-step from Dr. Frank Anderson, one of the biggest names in the field.
Whether you are an experienced IFS therapist, a novice, or someone without any IFS training, this workshop will increase your clinical sophistication and confidence with IFS so you can treat a wide range of clients more effectively than ever before.
In this workshop, you will learn the IFS method, a non-pathologizing approach to healing that is sweeping the field of mental health and beyond.
Join IFS expert, author, prominent clinician & psychiatrist Frank Anderson, MD, in this recording to learn how to help clients heal from the inside out. Dr. Anderson will teach you the IFS steps that he has learned to hone his clinical work – and that have produced such transformation in his clients. He will clearly present all the tools and techniques in an easy-to-learn fashion.
Explore several different applications of the IFS Model of therapy including; trauma and attachment, depression, anxiety, psychosis, addictions, eating disorders, and shame to name a few. Learn how to apply IFS when working with groups, children, parents, couples, and LGBTQ clients.
This is an experiential training that includes didactic lecture, video examples, practice, live demonstrations, and meditations.
Finish this recording feeling confident to start incorporating IFS into your clinical practice! Don’t miss out on learning from one of Internal Family Systems' internationally known and respected lead trainers.
Continuing Professional Development Certificates
- PESI Australia, in collaboration with PESI in the USA, offers quality online continuing professional development events from the leaders in the field at a standard recognized by professional associations including psychology, social work, occupational therapy, alcohol and drug professionals, counselling and psychotherapy. On completion of the training, a Professional Development Certificate is issued after the individual has answered and submitted a quiz and course evaluation. This online program is worth 11.75 hours CPD.
Frank Anderson, MD, completed his residency and was a clinical instructor in psychiatry at Harvard Medical School. He is both a psychiatrist and psychotherapist and specializes in the treatment of trauma and dissociation. He is passionate about teaching brain-based psychotherapy and integrating current neuroscience knowledge with the IFS model of therapy.
Dr. Anderson is a lead trainer at the IFS Institute with Richard Schwartz and maintains a long affiliation with, and trains for, Bessel van der Kolk’s Trauma Center. He serves as an advisor to the International Association of Trauma Professionals (IATP) and was the former chair and director of the Foundation for Self-Leadership.
Dr. Anderson has lectured extensively on the Neurobiology of PTSD and Dissociation and wrote the chapter “Who’s Taking What” Connecting Neuroscience, Psychopharmacology and Internal Family Systems for Trauma in Internal Family Systems Therapy – New Dimensions. He co-authored a chapter on “What IFS Brings to Trauma Treatment in Innovations and Elaborations in Internal Family Systems Therapy” and recently co-authored Internal Family Systems Skills Training Manual.
Dr. Anderson maintains a private practice in Concord, MA.
Financial: Frank Anderson maintains a private practice. He receives a consulting fee from the Center for Self Leadership. Dr. Anderson receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.
Non-financial: Frank Anderson is the President of the Foundation for Self Leadership.
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Evaluate the steps of working with clients' “protective parts” to improve treatment outcomes as proposed by the IFS model.
Differentiate between empathy and compassion as it relates to the IFS approach and improving the therapeutic process.
Evaluate the evidence that supports meditation as beneficial to clinical outcomes when used in the IFS process of therapy.
Assess and diagnose wounds connected to grief and loss; and describe two effective IFS interventions.
Recommend how to address the “protector” fears as they arise for the client during the therapy session.
Apply IFS methods to help trauma clients manage their overwhelming feelings.
Articulate how to explain to clients the neuroscience of hyperarousal in their “extreme parts.”
Demonstrate how the role of criticism and neglect from caregivers causes shame cycles in your clients and how parts-work breaks the cycle.
Apply the “triggering agreement” intervention when working with clients around resolving parenting issues that arise for them.
Demonstrate what “tracking the sequence” means as it applies to couples’ treatment.
Analyze the necessity–and create modifications–when using IFS in an inpatient setting.
Within the internal system, determine the parts of self that are associated with substance use disorders.
Assess countertransference, including recognition of potential activation of therapist’s own reactive parts.