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|IFS Month 1 Slides (4.2 MB)||8 Pages||Download|
|Basic Assumptions of the IFS Model (263.7 KB)||1 Pages||Download|
|Goals of IFS Therapy (181.9 KB)||2 Pages||Download|
|The Nature of Parts (293 KB)||3 Pages||Download|
|Self from the IFS Perspective (274.4 KB)||3 Pages||Download|
|Meditation Exercise (176.1 KB)||1 Pages||Download|
Richard Schwartz began his career as a systemic family therapist and an academic and he is now on the Faculty of the Department of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School. He is also a Senior Fellow of the Meadows treatment center in Arizona. Grounded in systems thinking, Dr. Schwartz developed the Internal Family Systems (IFS) model in response to clients’ descriptions of various parts within themselves. In 2000, he founded the Center for Self Leadership (now IFS Institute - www.ifs-institute.com), which offers three levels of trainings and workshops in IFS for professionals and the general public, both in this country and abroad. A featured speaker for national professional organizations, Dr. Schwartz has published many books and over fifty articles about IFS.
Financial: Dr. Richard Schwartz is the Founder and President of the IFS Institute (formerly the Center for Self Leadership). He maintains a private practice and has employment relationships with Harvard Medical School and Northwestern University. Dr. Schwartz is a published author and receives royalties. He receives a speaking honorarium and recording royalties from PESI, Inc. He has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations.
Non-financial: Dr. Richard Schwartz is a member of the American Family Therapy Academy and the American Association for Marital and Family Therapy.
Toni Herbine-Blank, MS, RN, C-SP, IFIO, Clinical Specialist Psychotherapist and Senior Trainer for the Center for Self Leadership. Toni was trained in Family Therapy at the University of Pennsylvania where she earned both her RN and advanced practice degree in Psychiatric Nursing. She began training students in Internal Family Systems Therapy in 2004 and since has been instrumental in designing programs and writing curricula for Levels 1 and 2 IFS training programs. Toni has been in private practice since 1996 specializing in the treatment of couples and individuals. In 2009, after designing a training for IFS therapists to apply the model to couples therapy, Toni offered the first Intimacy from the Inside Out© Training Program in Boston, Massachusetts. Since then the program has been received with great enthusiasm across the United States.
Financial: Toni Herbine Blank maintains a Psychotherapy Practice and has employment relationships with Intimacy from the Inside Out©, and The Center for Self Leadership. She receives royalties as a published author. She receives a speaking honorarium, recording, and book royalties from PESI, Inc. She has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations.
Non-financial: Toni Herbine Blank has no relevant non-financial relationships.
Pamela Krause, MSW, LCSW, IFS Senior Lead Trainer and is also trained in Hakomi therapy. She has a private practice working with adults, adolescents, and children. She has a sub-specialty in adapting the IFS model for use in younger children.
Financial: Pamela Krause maintains a private practice and has an employment relationship with the IFS Institute. She receives royalties as a published author. Pamela Krause receives a speaking honorarium and recording royalties from PESI, Inc. She has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations.
Non-financial: Pamela Krause has no relevant non-financial relationships.
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