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Treat complex cases with greater ease and effectiveness
through the combined power of EMDR and IFS Therapy!

EMDR is widely considered the field's premier approach to rapidly process trauma and free clients from suffering.

And when combined with Internal Family Systems (IFS) therapy's unique ability to establish safety and overcome stuck points, you can offer deep and profound healing — even with the most complex cases!

Effective training on how to integrate these revolutionary interventions has been rare and often difficult to get into.

That's why we've partnered with Stacy Ruse, certified EMDR instructor and IFS-Institute approved clinical consultant…

…for this one-of-a-kind, start-to-finish course that provides the detailed roadmap you need…

so, you can effectively apply the strengths of these evidence-based treatments into one fully integrated therapy model.

In this program you'll experience:

  • 10 on-demand modules that teach you, step by step, how to apply IFS-Informed EMDR
  • Real client demonstrations and experiential exercises, so you can see exactly how to integrate the techniques in your sessions
  • PDF handouts of slides, illustrations, and exercises to use as quick reference resources
  • Free bonus workshop on trauma-focused tapping techniques

Whether you're trained on EMDR or IFS therapy, or you're brand new to the models, you'll gain new skills to work with difficult clinical challenges, including stuck clients, blocking, looping, dissociation, and much more!

Register today and become confident applying the revolutionary power of two of today's most highly demanded approaches
IFS-Informed EMDR Therapy:
An integrative approach for transformative healing of trauma, anxiety, and more
$769.98 ValueRegister Today for Just  $159.99!
Earn up to 20.25 CE Hours included in the course tuition.
Click here for Credit details | Click here for course objectives and outline

This product is not endorsed by, sponsored by, or affiliated with the IFS Institute and does not qualify for IFS Institute credits or certification.
"EMDR and Internal Family Systems (IFS) have changed the way therapy is practiced."
— Bessel van der Kolk, author of the #1 New York Times
bestselling book, The Body Keeps the Score
A Personal Invitation from IFS-Informed EMDR Expert Stacy Ruse
Stacy Ruse

Earlier in my career, EMDR became my go-to therapy to quickly guide clients toward lasting transformation. And for many clients, I saw tremendous success with this modality.

But with my complex trauma cases, the interventions were being blocked — and I was finding it difficult to do deeper trauma processing work.

It wasn't until I started using IFS therapy, which gave me language around Self and Parts, that I was able to go deeper with my healing efforts. With IFS therapy, I discovered how to get the permission I needed from my client's traumatized parts…

… and that made EMDR so much more effective because my clients felt the sense of safety and grounding that makes lasting transformation possible.

Over the years, I've developed a detailed roadmap of exactly how to apply EMDR and IFS therapy as one integrated therapy approach …

…and I'm so excited to teach you exactly how you can use IFS-Informed EMDR to provide your clients with transformative results.

This is the most highly requested training program your colleagues have been asking me for …

…and I can't wait for you to join me for this groundbreaking experience!

With warmth and light,

Stacy Ruse, LPC

See what your colleagues are saying about Stacy Ruse's incredible online course!
"Stacy is very knowledgeable and presented the material in a very experience-near way."
"Stacy created a warm, safe space for learning. She reached a nice balance of authentic and authoritarian."
"Stacy Ruse made the content accessible and immediately applicable to the work I do with clients. The vulnerability and openness of the speaker made the presentation that much more powerful."
"I appreciated not only her knowledge but also her humility and kindness and generous spirit."
"I enjoyed the many experiential exercises and walking through them as well as their adaptability for the user."
"Loved how interactive and real the presenter was, provided amazing tools and interventions to try!"
IFS-Informed EMDR Therapy:
An integrative approach for transformative healing of trauma, anxiety, and more
$769.98 ValueRegister Today for Just  $159.99!
Earn up to 20.25 CE Hours included in the course tuition.
Click here for Credit details | Click here for course objectives and outline

This product is not endorsed by, sponsored by, or affiliated with the IFS Institute and does not qualify for IFS Institute credits or certification.
Your Roadmap to IFS-Informed EMDR Therapy Mastery

Part I: Integrating IFS & EMDR

In this first section, you'll get access to the essential insight you need to be effective with this new integrative approach. You'll end this portion with the confidence to know when and how to use IFS-Informed EMDR therapy.

  • Discuss shared treatment goals of IFS and EMDR
  • Learn how to determine if your client is the right fit for this approach
  • Address client readiness and preparation for trauma processing
  • Identify safe tools from these approaches that all therapists can use
  • Discuss IFS Therapy understanding of Self and Burdening that will inform the healing journey

Part II: A Roadmap for IFS-Informed EMDR

In this section, Stacy will guide you through the start-to-finish of applying this powerful treatment model. Through in-depth learning sessions, clinical exercises, and in-session demonstrations, you'll walk away fully prepared to implement this approach in your practice.

  • Phase 1 - Understanding Your Client
    • How to set meaningful intentions, goals, and expectations for treatment
    • What clients you should not proceed to doing trauma work
    • How to determine readiness and when to build more resources
    • How to build a Self-Leadership therapy environment that establishes a safe healing space for your client
    • How to effectively relate to, speak for, and map a client's inner parts
    • Clinical exercise: Tapping in Self-qualities
  • Phase 2 - Engagement and Building Trust
    • Client engagement, trust, & relationship building
    • Introducing the IFS-Informed EMDR model
    • Successfully attuning to clients
    • Tapping into the nervous system as the key determiner of whether an environment is safe or dangerous
    • Building your therapeutic parts detector to understand your client's internal system
    • Techniques to communicate with Parts
    • Clinical demonstration: Gathering space exercise
  • Phase 3 - Resourcing and Unblending
    • Important goals when resourcing and unblending
    • Develop missing coping skills
    • Using bilateral stimulation to connect to client's head, heart, gut, and nervous system
    • Specific steps to identify internal parts
    • Clinical exercise: Light stream protocol
  • Phase 4 - Getting Permission, Trailheads, and Target Selection
    • Getting permission from the protective system
    • Working with exile and protector parts
    • Identifying "trailheads" as guides to parts that need to be investigated
    • Addressing common fears and concerns about protective parts
    • Building inner collaboration for balance & repair
    • Clinical exercise: Meditation: Getting to know parts
  • Phase 5 - Witnessing, Processing, and Self
    • Working with the impact of trauma on parts
    • Guiding clients through the unburdening process: witness, retrieve, re-do, invite, and integrate
    • Connecting with exile parts
    • Step-by-step process of unburdening parts
    • Clinical demonstration: Working with blocking beliefs
  • Phases 6-7 - Retrieve, Unburden, Body Scan, & Invitation
    • Connect and extend Self-energy
    • Self-lead healing: witnessing, retrieval, redo/rescue missions, unburdening
    • Steps and invitations to fill space where burdens were
    • Overcome common treatment issues
    • Using the body as a guide to work with parts
    • Clinical exercise: Body Scan
  • Phase 8 - Integration and Evaluation
    • Appreciate parts and address concerns
    • Closing techniques that integrate the work
    • Powerful ways to check back and notice changes
    • Integrating other models
    • Clinical demonstration: Integration and Evaluation process

Part III: IFS-Informed EMDR Therapy Review & Special Considerations

This final section will equip you with essential insight into today's specific therapy challenges and populations, so you can be confident adapting this new approach to the specific needs of your clients.

Finally, you'll end with a section to review the new skills you've learned, which will help solidify your knowledge and competence in applying IFS-Informed EMDR therapy.

  • Contraindications and Other Considerations
    • Addressing Problems & Other Considerations
    • Combining principles of IFS & EMDR to resolve internal polarizations
    • Contradictions and risks to IFS therapy, use of Bilateral Stimulation (BLS), EMDR, and trauma processing
    • Working with inner conflict, flooding, lack of body awareness, dissociation, and complex systems
    • Legal and ethical considerations
    • Cultural competency
    • Research Overview
    • Clinical exercise: Alternative Nostril Breath

  • Review: Core Techniques in this course
    • Tapping in Self-energy
    • The 8 C's of Self-energy
    • Gathering Space Protocol
    • Unblending with the 6 F's
    • State change exercises
    • Use of BLS for resourcing and symptom reduction
      • Blocking beliefs protocol
      • Resource Installation Development
      • Attachment-based resourcing
      • Interweaves
    • Steps to the Unburdening Process
    • Communication methods: Direct access/In-sight; Implicit and Explicit
    • Speaking from Self
    • Getting permission from protective parts
    • Circling back for integration of work and closing sessions
    • Somatic Embodiment & vagal toning exercises
    • Circling back for integration of work and closing sessions
    • Somatic Embodiment and Vagal toning exercises
IFS-Informed EMDR Therapy:
An integrative approach for transformative healing of trauma, anxiety, and more
$769.98 ValueRegister Today for Just  $159.99!
Earn up to 20.25 CE Hours included in the course tuition.
Click here for Credit details | Click here for course objectives and outline

This product is not endorsed by, sponsored by, or affiliated with the IFS Institute and does not qualify for IFS Institute credits or certification.
When you register today, you'll receive this FREE bonus
(a $129.99 value!)
Trauma-Focused Tapping
Trauma-Focused Tapping

Tapping is often integrated into many of the most effective trauma therapies today, including EMDR. Simple, evidence-based tools like tapping make trauma therapy more accessible and put the power of recovery directly into our clients' hands. And because it empowers clients to play an active role in their own treatment, the therapeutic process becomes an even more collaborative process. In this on-demand workshop, you'll learn:
  • Several tapping techniques, including EMDR and Emotional Freedom Technique, can be integrated into virtually any treatment approach
  • How, why, and when to use them with clients of any age in psychotherapy
  • Specific uses of tapping techniques in trauma therapy for resourcing
MEET YOUR COURSE INSTRUCTOR

Stacy Ruse
Stacy Ruse, LPC, is an Evergreen EMDR consultant and clinician, IFS-Institute consultant, and founder of Aglow Counseling. She's a trauma expert who specializes in using IFS Therapy, EMDR, and Somatic therapies to unravel the intricate threads of trauma and guide clients towards empowerment and resilience. She has been intensively trained in the Internal Family Systems model and, in addition to her clinical work, provides consultation for therapists looking to get the most out of their own work with IFS therapy. Her approach, while deeply rooted in trauma-informed methodologies, is characterized by a transpersonal twist that transcends the boundaries of traditional therapy. Stacy is certified in EMDR and is an Evergreen Certifications EMDR Consultant as well as a Nationally Certified Counselor (NCC) and Certified Yoga Instructor.

Click here for information about Stacy Ruse
IFS-Informed EMDR Therapy:
An integrative approach for transformative healing of trauma, anxiety, and more
$769.98 ValueRegister Today for Just  $159.99!
Earn up to 20.25 CE Hours included in the course tuition.
Click here for Credit details | Click here for course objectives and outline

This product is not endorsed by, sponsored by, or affiliated with the IFS Institute and does not qualify for IFS Institute credits or certification.
Frequently Asked Questions

Whether you are brand new to IFS or EMDR, or you've been practicing the models for years, you will discover how to use, refine, and customize the combined power of these approaches to fit your client's unique needs, particularly around traumatic stress.

Immediately! You can get started with this program as soon as you register.

Your access to this course is unlimited for as long as you have your account.

Yes. Once you register for this self-paced course, you will have unlimited access to all the materials — including slides, handouts, worksheets, and more.
The Next Steps in Advancing Your Practice
Watch your email for your order confirmation, and get instant access to all course materials, including the bonus material. Click here for course objectives and outline.
Review the course materials at your own pace and your convenience! You'll have unlimited access to all course videos and materials online forever. Plus, use the PESI Mobile app to access the course content on your phone or tablet. Choose video or audio-only versions of online courses from the world's best instructors, and complete your CE requirements anywhere, anytime, at your own pace.
Instantly collaborate with other professionals on the course materials through interactive message boards. You'll be part of a community of hundreds of practitioners all focused on integrating IFS and EMDR trauma treatments in clinical practice, providing valuable opportunities to share insight and experiences and to build your professional network.
Complete your online CE tests and earn up to 20.25 CE hours! Click here for Credit details and credit details specific to your profession.

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IFS-Informed EMDR Therapy:
An integrative approach for transformative healing of trauma, anxiety, and more
$769.98 ValueRegister Today for Just  $159.99!
Earn up to 20.25 CE Hours included in the course tuition.
Click here for Credit details | Click here for course objectives and outline

This product is not endorsed by, sponsored by, or affiliated with the IFS Institute and does not qualify for IFS Institute credits or certification.

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This product is not endorsed by, sponsored by, or affiliated with the IFS Institute and does not qualify for IFS Institute credits or certification.
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