Materials from the Workshop

Dr. Schwartz does not have any handouts for this workshop.
  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

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