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.
Event Location Presenter Date

Craigville Conference Center, Centerville, Massachusetts

Richard C. Schwartz, PhD.

INTERNAL FAMILY SYSTEMS THERAPY - Embodying the Healing Wisdom


DATE: August 1–5, 2021 


Sunday 7:30–9:00 pm;

Monday 9:00 am–12:00 pm, 2:00–4:00 pm;

Tuesday 9:00 am–12:00 pm, 2:00–4:00 pm, 6:00–8:00 pm;

Wednesday 9:00 am–12:00 pm, 2:00–4:00 pm;

Thursday 9:00 am–12:00 pm, 2:00–4:00 pm EST

The world’s religions teach that there is an untarnished essence within us, a Self from which wisdom, healing, and spiritual energy flow. We rarely experience this Self because it is obscured by self-protective psychological mechanisms, or lost in the fear, pain, and shame of past trauma. Learn to bring the essence of yourself forward with natural compassion and confidence through Internal Family Systems.

The Internal Family Systems (IFS) model helps you access the Self and bring its natural compassion and confidence into daily life. People who have used IFS report profound shifts in...


Richard C.Schwartz, PhD. & Sarah Stewart, PsyD

In-person & Live Simulcast course at Nauset Regional High School in Eastham, MA at 100 Cable Road, Eastham MA, 02642. There will be technicians on site supporting the group in person and joining virtually.

Richard C. Schwartz, PhD

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.
 Check In (Rooms available after 5:00 p.m.)

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.