Event Location Presenter Date

12th Annual Couples retreat: Bringing Courageous Love to Your Intimate Relationship with Richard Schwartz, PhD


Thursday, October 13 - Sunday, October 16, 2022

Arrival on Thursday after 3:00 PM, opening at 4:00, dinner at 6 PM;

Program ends 2 PM on Sunday

We have all been taught that our romantic partner should end our misery and make us feel happy and alive. When he or she doesn't we wonder if they're the right one. Yet, for most of us, no partner is capable of keeping our heads above the pools of pain and shame we bring to intimate relationships. Only we can drain those pools and become the primary caretakers for the young, needy parts of us that are drowning in those pools. Once this inner trust is achieved, we can love our partners courageously and unconditionally because we don't need them to always do the heavy lifting of our spirits...

University of Saint Mary of the Lake, Mundelein, IL

Richard C. Schwartz, PhD.

The Self-Led Helper: Embodying the Healing Wisdom


November 16-17, 2022, 10:00am – 5:30pm ET* ​
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Workshop Description

​​​Many clinicians have been introduced to the core concepts of Internal Family Systems (IFS), a scientifically validated approach that has been gaining traction rapidly as more and more therapists attest to its’ transformative and lasting effects. In this advanced workshop led by the founder of IFS, Dr. Richard Schwartz, participants will learn how to further embody the “Self” in order to maximize therapeutic outcomes as well as to further their own personal growth. 

Dr. Schwartz states: 

“I’ve found that the most important variable in how quickly clients can...



Richard C. Schwartz, PhD, Developer of IFS