Please note: Events on this page are presented by those carrying an IFS Certification, but these events are not managed or administered by IFS Institute. Please refer to the contact information in the individual listing for questions about specific events.
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Introduction to Internal Family Systems (IFS) for Nutrition Professionals


Upcoming all-day experiential workshops:
June 25
October 29

The IFS therapy model is a powerful paradigm for working with eating disorders and disordered eating. This evidence-based therapeutic intervention is used by a wide range of professionals including psychotherapists and registered dietitians. Diana Dugan Richards and I have offered this workshop since 2017. Feedback has included a renewed excitement to help those struggling with food and body issues with a commitment to begin using the IFS concepts right away.

We are delighted to offer a one-day virtual workshop with pre-recorded didactic as a complementary prerequisite. If you are curious...

Live Virtual Workshop with recorded pre-workshop course!

Diana Dugan Richards, RDN, LDN and Molly Kellogg, LCSW, CEDRD

Investigating Internal Family Systems Addressing Shame, Trauma & Addiction



4:00 p.m.–7:00 p.m.
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8:00 p.m.–10:00 p.m.


9:00 a.m.–Noon

2:30 p.m.–5:00 p.m.


9:00 a.m.–Noon

1:00 p.m.
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Addiction is a complicated and devastating experience for many people. Associated feelings of shame and failure often present a barrier between an individual and their true Self.

Because addiction can also be a symptom of trauma, the Internal Family Systems (IFS) model is a compassionate means to revisit trauma, initiate healing, and in turn, help the individual address addiction behaviors.

IFS was founded in the 1980s, when family therapist Dr. Richard Schwartz asked patients why...

Rhinebeck, NY

Richard C. Schwartz, PhD.

Trauma and the Internal Family Systems Model:​ Releasing Personal and Legacy Burdens


RESCHEDULED! November 18 & 19, 2021, 10:00 am - 5:30 pm  ET*
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This presentation will provide a brief review of the basics of the IFS model by Richard Schwartz, PhD, who developed the model, then will focus in detail on its use with attachment and trauma. IFS is a non-pathologizing, hopeful framework within which to practice psychotherapy now certified as an evidence-based practice by SAMHSA. IFS offers both a conceptual umbrella under which a variety of practices and different approaches can be grounded and guided, and a set of original techniques for creating safety and fostering Self-to-Self connection in individuals, couples and families.


Richard C. Schwartz, PhD.