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

Introduction to IFS with Practice: A Virtual Online Workshop


Fri Jan 22,: 12:30-2:30
Sat Jan 23: 1:00-4:30
Fri Jan 29: 12:30-2:30
Sat Jan 30: : 1:00-4:30
Fri Feb 5: 12:30-2:30
Sat Feb 6: 1:00-4:30

Learn and practice the theory and basic process of IFS.  Through presentation, video and live demonstration, guided visualization, discussion, and small group practice, become familiar with parts, Self, and the flow of the IFS model.  Compassion based mindfulness practice will be integrated into the workshop to help clients access SELF during and after trauma processing.  

Social Workers:  16 CEs approved by NASW-NJ

Approved by:
The New Jersey State Board of Social Work Examiners, The New Jersey Department of Education Professional Development (Provider #705), The State Board...

Virtual Workshop

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

Internal Family Systems (IFS) Primer


Thursday March 4, 2021

10:00 am - 5:00 PM EST


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Course Description:

The IFS model has gained acclaim as a most powerful and comprehensive approach that changes the entire psychotherapy landscape. IFS views multiplicity of mind as our natural state and our “parts” as sub personalities that may be healed and transformed by bringing the Self into its rightful role as leader of the internal system. The Self, a core of valuable leadership qualities, is our true nature–compassionate and loving.

We rarely experience this Self because it is obscured by Self-protective psychological mechanisms, or lost in the fear, pain, and shame of past...

Online Via Interactive Webinar

Pamela Krause, MSW, LCSW Senior Lead IFS Trainer

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


Dates and Times: Thursday, March 4, 2021 - 9:000 am to 4:30 pm; Friday, March 5, 2021 - 9:00 am to 4:45 pm

Credits: 12 CEs


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...

Live on Zoom due to Covid 19 precautions

Richard C. Schwartz, PhD