The Body Speaks: Communication Page

The Body Speaks


Richard Schwartz
  1. The Internal System Model Outline: Click here
  2. 8 Cs: Compassion, Curiosity, Connection, Calm, Courage, Clarity, Caring, Creativity
  3. 5 Ps: Presence, Patience, Persistence, Perspective, Playfulness
  4. Can anyone recommend a good book or article for clients to read that will lead them into IFS?
    1. "Greater Than the Sum of Our Parts” by Richard Schwartz to clients.Click Here
      - It’s a great intro to parts and there’s a lot of helpful guided meditations in there as well.
      - audible too which can be helpful to clients
      - audiobook is great
    2. "Integrating the Split Self"
    3. Jay Earley’s ‘Self-Therapy’ for adult clients.Click Here
    4. "Self-Therapy Workbook: an exercise book for the IFS process" in session a lot and send home worksheets for homework: Click Here
  5. What were the 3 messages to the protector again: Validate their distrust, confirm they’re in control, ask permission to talk to what they’re protecting
  6. Referencing of section 8 from a student
    Click Here
  7. What was 3rd step for exiles to heal?
    Witness, Retrieval, Letting Go
  8. Manual referenced by Dr. Schwartz:
    Internal Family Systems Skills Training Manual: Trauma-Informed Treatment for Anxiety, Depression, PTSD & Substance Abuse
    Click Here

Workshop Quick Links

Do you have a follow up question for the faculty members?

We will gather all of the questions and share them during and post lecture!

Submit your questions HERE.

Due to time constraints, we are not able to address all questions, but we will collect and share them with the faculty members after the workshop. Questions will not be addressed individually after the workshop, but we will share them with the faculty to guide future conversations. Thank you for participating in this way!

Ed Tronick

Day 4 Resources

Day 4 Demo from Tian Dayton

Tian will use this recording of a session with Dion during the dialogue with Dr. Edward Tronick on day 4.

Peter Levine

Day 3 Resources

Day 3 Demo from Tian Dayton

Tian provided this demonstration for your review. She and Dr. Levine may discuss the content of the recording today during the session.

Stephen Porges

Day 2 Resources

Psychodrama Through a Polyvagal Lens

Please take some time to view the recording of a group doing psychodrama via Zoom. There are some wonderful insights and observations from both Tian and Dr. Porges in this 5 hour recording, some of which Tian shared today during the session.

Supplemental Reading From Dr. Stephen Porges

Bessel van der Kolk and Licia Sky


Learn More About Psychodrama

We are pleased to share this short recording that provides you with a summary view of psychodrama in a therapeutic setting for those who have asked questions about what psychodrama looks like in practice.

Bessel van der Kolk, MD

The Body Keeps the Score

Brain, Mind, and Body in the Healing of Trauma

Please be sure to check out Bessel van der Kolk's book The Body Keeps the Score. With over 180 weeks on the New York Times Bestseller list, The Body Keeps the Score has transformed how we understand trauma.

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The Body Keeps the Score Bessel van der Kolk
Tian Dayton, PhD, TEP


Embodied, Experiential Processes for Healing Trauma and Addiction

Tian has graciously provided chapters one and two of of her upcoming release for course registrants. We hope you enjoy this preview of her book Sociometrics, available May 31, 2022 and available for 25% discounted preorder to our audience with code DISCOUNT2022.

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Growth & Resources

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