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

Internal Family Systems - Introductory Workshop


7:15-9:15 pm

Thursday evenings March 18th-April 15th

In this 5-week workshop you will move from a basic introduction to the “what” and “how” of IFS, into a deeper understanding of the healing steps of the model.

Through didactic education, interactive discussions, live demos, internally focused
exercises, and interactive practice with others you will learn how to...
*Functionally conceptualize multiplicity of the mind
*Understand Polarities
*Implement Parts mapping
*Use the 6 F’s to get to know one’s Parts.

And have,
*Tangible exercises for helping one to connect directly with their Parts
*Exercises for connecting with Self


Virtual 5 week introductory workshop

Chris Ratte, Certified IFS Therapist

Pause for Calm & Connection: Experience IFS Live in a Supportive Community


First Wednesday each month ALL ARE WELCOME
FREE Pause for Calm & Connection 12-12:45pm PST
Guided IFS Meditation & Group Share

Third Wednesday 12-1:30pm PST
IFS Teaching, Q&A, Brief Demos
Register here:

Apply for Process Groups for Level 1+ Grads
or Consultation Groups for IFS Certification



For more information and to register, please click here.


Laura Schmidt, LMFT, Approved IFS Consultant and Certified IFS Therapist

Introduction to IFS with Mindfulness Practice: A Live Online Workshop


Fri Apr 23 - 12:30-2:30
Sat Apr 24 - 1:00-4:30
Fri Apr 30 - 12:30-2:30
Sat May 1: 1:00-4:30
Fri May 14: 12:30-2:30
Sat May 15: 1:00-4:30

Interested in an IFS intro course that gives you a chance to practice the basic steps of the model with the support of supportive, experienced IFS therapists?  Through presentation, live session demonstrations, guided visualization, discussion, and SELF based mindfulness practices, become familiar with Parts, Self, and the basic flow of the IFS model.

CE’s:  16 CEs

Commonwealth Educational Seminars is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing  education for psychologists.  16 CE’s are approved for this course.  
Social Workers:  

A Live Online Workshop


Michelle Lepak, LCSW, IFS Approved Consultant, Certified IFS therapist

Using IFS to Heal Parts who Focus on Food and the Body


Date and Time:  June 4, 2021 - 9:00 am to 4:45 pm

We are a culture preoccupied with dieting, wellness and devoted to maintaining unrealistic ideals of how we should look and function. Confusion and shame about our weight, size, and health are rooted in cultural burdens that can make us lose touch with our innate wisdom about what our bodies need. This has been particularly evident during the pandemic, where messages about food and bodies have often been extreme or conflicting. The Internal Family Systems model offers an alternative to the endless quest for the “right” diet and exercise plan. The model offers a way to help clients reconnect...

Live on Zoom via Therapy Training Boston

Jeanne Catanzaro, PhD and Dianne Dugan Richards, RDN, LDN