In order to participate in these weekends you must have graduated from an IFSCA Stepping Stone course or IFSI Level 1. All weekends cost USD $450 with the exception of the Core Practice weekend ($550) and the recordings are available for review for 1 month.

Sept 10-11, 11-6 EST

& the Aus-Friendly weekend:

Nov 19 & 20, 8 – 3 Melbourne time

Deepening your Core IFS Practice. Derek Scott.

Limited to 16 participants

  • How can you find more of your own Self energy?
  • What do you do when a client insists it is not a part talking to them?
  • What is the role of guides and how do we work with them?
  • How do we discern and clear legacy burdens that are intimately entwined with a part’s personal burden?

We will spend this didactic and experiential weekend focussing on the work of Loch Kelly, Bob Falconer, Ed Yeats and Kay Gardner as we explore Resourcing from Source (distinguishing between Self Essence, Self Energy and Self Leadership), Unattached Burdens, Shamanism and Guides and Legacy respectively.

You will have the opportunity to release a personal legacy burden and develop the skills and confidence to work with the above. You will also be invited to watch a video wherein an unattached burden gets released and another featuring guides coming into the system to facilitate the healing.

The weekend is accompanied by a 50 page manual.

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Oct 1-2, 11-6 EST

Healing Preverbal Attachment Trauma. Colleen West.

Preverbal attachment trauma is much more common than generally thought and creates fierce and often primitive protectors. These parts are terrified to separate and risk leaving the exiles they care so deeply about to face a world without love… alone. Self in these systems, has sometimes left the building altogether.

Extreme parts, chronically dysregulated parts, abjectly lonely and terrified parts–all need love, but don’t know how to get it.

Picking up where Healing Early Neglect with IFS leaves off*, this class will take you deeper into the world of Preverbal Trauma: the etiology, the symptoms, the characteristics, the challenges in your office.

During this weekend IFS and Trauma Trainer and Consultant Colleen West will combine didactic and experiential teaching to offer new and effective techniques to add to your IFS toolbox. She will facilitate developing skills in

– Working with preverbal trauma as legacy burden

– Co-regulating dysregulated parts

– Using the therapeutic relationship to grow Self-energy in the system

As usual Colleen will bring her trademark and infectious enthusiasm for the work to ensure an engaging and fun weekend – the subject matter is heavy, the therapist does not need to be!

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Oct 22-23, 11-6 EST

Self-led Grief, Navigating the Inevitable. Derek Scott

During this weekend you will be invited to become more familiar with your own “grief cluster” that responds to the inevitability of attachment and loss. You will be invited to explore your own loss history – what your parts learned as a child – and your body’s relationship to grief. We will look at the applicability of a “loss lens” to midlife, aging and other life transitions.

You will learn how attention to, and appreciation for the parts that helps us with this all-too-human process naturally leads to the Self-led gratitude for the gifts inherent in connecting.

This weekend offers a mix of didactic and experiential opportunities to:

  • become more confident in working with many kinds of loss
  • integrate bereavement theory with the IFS model
  • understand what makes grief unique as a process
  • explore how your personal loss history has informed your system
  • identify where and how is grief is held in your body
  • participate in or observe a demonstration of how to work with grief
  • celebrate the legacy and gifts of connection
  • appreciate how IFS encompasses the Spiritual dimension of loss
  • ask as many questions as you need
  • continue to develop community with other IFS-informed folk
  • develop the skills to support your clients

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Nov 5-6, 10-5 EST

Introduction to IFIO (IFS with couples). Liz Phillips.

this 2-day intro workshop to IFIO (Intimacy from the Inside Out, the IFS-informed approach to couples work), you will learn the key IFIO concepts and leave with tools you can apply to your couples work.

Participants will learn the following:

  • how to help couples identify the protectors (coping strategies) that keep them out of connection
  • how to support couples build new pathways for safer, courageous, and open-hearted connection
  • how to facilitate each person’s connection to their own Self energy for more resilience and less reactivity
  • how to recognize your own activated parts that get you stuck in your couples work

The workshop will be recorded and the recording made available to participants to review or download for 1 month after the workshop.

Liz’s Website

Click Here to see a brief video of IFIO founder Toni Herbine-Blank describing the goal of the work

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16 Weeks, 3 hours/week

Registration now open for September 2022

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Learn the model as you experience Supervised Small Practice Groups and Consultation sessions. You will also be able to watch videos of annotated sessions and participate in a live demo. The course has a comprehensive manual and many hours of didactic teaching with Q&A.

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This course will run again in September. CLICK HERE to be out on the interest list

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Starting Sept. 15, Noon – 3 pm EST 16 weeks

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