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I’m excited to tell you we are offering our online monthly membership program, Internal Family Systems Online Circle, for a fourth year beginning this April.

This program has been successful for three years beyond our wildest dreams. We are so honored to have been able to reach people from 28 different countries, and to have made IFS learning accessible to people everywhere.

The IFS Online Circle Program offers exciting IFS content for those interested in the IFS model. The IFS Online Circle is not designed to replace the IFS level one training, which is a requirement for anyone who wants to practice IFS in clinical or professional settings. It is intended to provide up-to-date content to support your IFS journey, whether you are a beginner or are advanced.

The IFS Online Circle will be useful to you for 3 primary reasons:

       1. The online teaching format will give those new to the model a good introductory overview of the principles and techniques.

       2. The monthly teachings and online community are powerful ways to stay in touch on a regular basis and to be part of the growing worldwide IFS community--and to have your questions answered by me or by lead trainers.

       3. You will receive our latest thinking about a variety of important topics in IFS and watch new video illustrations of those.

Each month myself and two outstanding senior IFS trainers, Pamela Krause and Toni Herbine-Blank will present essential aspects of the IFS model. This means that you can continue learning and stay current on the latest evolution of the IFS model from the comfort of your home or office.

I am a strong believer in reviewing and grounding the fundamentals. I will also present at times: live demos, advanced IFS topics, new videos, and other content. In addition, each session will feature opportunities for question and answer, and other dialogue.

This is a year-long membership program designed be a rich 12-month teaching so we are asking you commit to the full year to get the most benefit.

I am very grateful to have you in the IFS community and excited about this opportunity to grow together. I look forward to seeing you as a member of the IFS Online Circle.

In appreciation,

Dr. Richard Schwartz

P.S. If you have already completed the IFS Online Circle, or graduated from one of our training programs, please click here for the IFS Continuity Program.

P.P.S. The IFS Online Circle comes with a 30-day, 100% money back guarantee so you can try the first month completely risk-free.

"The place in history of Richard Schwartz's IFS model and the Multiplicity of the Mind Theory which it validates, is not unlike that of biology before publication of 'On Origin of Species'."

John B. Livingstone, M.D., Harvard Medical School, Department of Psychiatry and Medical Director, Gaffney and Livingstone

Internal Family Systems | Online Circle

$2,388 Value

Internal Family Systems Fast Start Video Series [Value $97]

12 Monthly Teachings and Q&A with IFS Founder Dr. Richard Schwartz [Value $997].

12 Monthly Teachings from IFS Lead Trainers [Value $997]

Transcripts, Audio and Video Downloads for all the Monthly Teachings [Value $297]

Private Internal Family Systems Facebook Group [Value Priceless]


Plus, earn up to 40 CE Hours

IFS - An Evidence-Based Therapy System

We are pleased to share with the professional therapy community the exciting news that the Internal Family Systems (IFS) Therapy is now posted on NREPP as an evidence-based practice.

NREPP is the National Registry of Evidence-based Programs and Practices, a national repository that is maintained by the U.S. government’s Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). Interventions listed in NREPP, now including IFS, have been subject to independent, rigorous scrutiny and are deemed to show significant impact on individual outcomes relating to mental health.

Here are the topics for the next 12 months!
APRIL 2019: Overview of IFS Theory
  • Basic Assumptions of the IFS Model
  • Goals of IFS Therapy
  • The Nature of Parts
MAY 2019: The Flow of the Model
  • The Way We Work
  • Demonstration with Toni Herbine-Blank
  • Un-Blending
JUNE 2019: The Protective System
  • Types of Protectors
  • Guided Meditation
  • The 6 "Fs" Unblending
  • Demontration with Pamela Krause
JULY 2019: Fears of the Protectors
  • Seven Common Protector Fears
  • The Nature of Exciles
  • What is a Burden?
AUGUST 2019:  Working with Exiles
  • Burdens- The Steps of Healing
  • Unpacking the Steps of Healing
  • Case Presentation
SEPTEMBER 2019: The Trauma behind the Rage
  • Introduction to the trauma behind the rage
  • Step-by-step, detailing the trauma behind the rage
  • Summary
OCTOBER 2019:  Polarizations - Conflicting but Complimentary
  • Introduction to Systemic Work
  • Functions of Polarizations
  • Exercise: Two Hands Meditation
NOVEMBER 2019: Direct Access and In-Sight
  • Modalitites
  • Direct Access
  • Decision Tree
DECEMBER 2019: Parts of the Therapist and the Therapeutic Relationship
  • Therapists Parts
  • Presence and Congruence
  • The Therapeutic Relationship
JANUARY 2020: Integration - Bringing in the Protectors
  • Integrating Change Into The System
  • Welcoming Parts Mediation
  • What a Self-Led System Looks Like
FEBRUARY 2020: The Body & The Autonomic Nervous System
  • How Parts Show Up In The Body
  • Find Parts in the Body Meditation
  • Why Body?
MARCH 2020: Putting it all Together
  • Key Takeways
  • Common Challenges
  • Next Steps
"Meditations for Self" by Richard C. Schwartz [AUDIO PROGRAM]
Dr. Schwartz leads eight meditations to help you develop more awareness and love for your parts. His confident, calm manner provides gentle guidance to your inner exploration. These meditations can become the foundation of a daily practice designed to bring more self leadership to your life.
Mediatations for Self
IFS in Mediation and Education [VIDEO]
Three presentations: 1. Managing and Connecting Inner and Outer Conflict: Integration of IFS and Conflict Resolution Theory and Practice; Leonard Riskin, JD 2. Mediation, Multiple Minds, and the Negotiation Within; David Hoffman, JD 3. Introducing IFS to an Urban School System; Gail Tomala, MA, MSMFT, PhD
IFS in Mediation and Education
IFS and Spirituality: A Buddhist and Christian Perspective [VIDEO]
The Buddha as an IFS Therapist with Flint Sparks, PhD and The Way of Radical Compassion: The Spiritual Paths of Jesus and IFS with Frank Rogers, PhD
IFS and Spirituality
In a complex world, systems thinking is the tool of choice. To my knowledge, it has never before been put to such good use as it has in Richard Schwartz's model of the Internal Family Systems.

Ron Kurtz, B.A., Developer of the Hakomi Method of Body Centered Psychotherapy

Applications of The Internal Family Systems Model

Addictions   Trauma & Attachment   Couples Therapy  
Child Counseling   Finding The Self   Meditation & Spirituality  

What You'll Receive as a Member of the IFS Online Circle

1. IFS Fast Start Video Series

Learn the fundamental IFS principles: In this fast start video series you will learn the: 1) Principles of Self-Leadership, 2) What is Internal Family Systems, 3) IFS: An Evidence Based Research System, 4) Expansion Opportunities for IFS Practitioners, and 5) How IFS Creates a Health Model of Healing

2. Monthly Webinars with Dr. Richard Schwartz

Each month we will be on a LIVE 60-75 minute call with Dr. Richard Schwartz who will be teaching a new topic each month. This will include a question and answer session. All of these webinars will be recorded and will be available afterward for listing or download just in case you are unable to make the call.


3. Monthly Video Teachings from Leading IFS Trainers

Each month you will get teachings from IFS senior trainers Pamela Krause and Toni Herbine-Blank that will take you through different areas of learning, applications, exercises, and case studies.

4. Downloadable Transcripts, Recordings and Supporting Documents

Each month we will transcribe all of the videos and teachings so that you can review and make your own personal notes on the teachings.

5. Private IFS Online Circle Facebook Group

You will get access to a private membership community on Facebook where you can meet and speak with other IFS practitioners around the world.

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 materials - all designed to help you effectively integrate the Internal Family Systems Model into your practice and your life. Click here for course objectives and outline.
Review the course materials at your own pace and at your convenience! You'll have unlimited access to all course videos and materials online forever. Plus, use the CE21 Mobile™ app to access the course content on-the-go, wherever and whenever you want on your mobile devices.
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 the Internal Family Systems Model 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 40 CE hours!
About the IFS Founder and Contributing Lead Trainers
Richard Schwartz

Richard C. Schwartz, Ph.D., Founder IFS

Richard Schwartz began his career as a systemic family therapist and developed the Internal Family Systems. He founded the Center for Self Leadership and has published five books about IFS.

Toni Herbine-Blank

Toni Herbine-Blank, MS, RN, C-SP

Clinical Specialist Psychotherapist and Senior Trainer for the Center for Self Leadership. She was trained in Family Therapy at the University of Pennsylvania where she earned both her RN and her advanced practice degree in Psychiatric Nursing.

Pamela Krause

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.

100% Satisfaction Guarantee
Register for this intensive training course without risk. If you're not completely satisfied, give us a call at 800-844-8260. We’re that confident you'll find this learning experience to be all that's promised and more than you expected.

Internal Family Systems | Online Circle

$2,388 Value

Internal Family Systems Fast Start Video Series [Value $97]

12 Monthly Teachings and Q&A with IFS Founder Dr. Richard Schwartz [Value $997].

12 Monthly Teachings from IFS Lead Trainers [Value $997]

Transcripts, Audio and Video Downloads for all the Monthly Teachings [Value $297]

Private Internal Family Systems Facebook Group [Value Priceless]


Plus, earn up to 40 CE Hours
NOTE: No additional discounts or coupons may be applied to this course.
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