Appearances by Dr. Schwartz

Appearances by Dr. Schwartz

 

14th Annual IITAP Symposium (Keynote Speaker)

Presenter:

Richard C. Schwartz, PhD.

Location:

Hyatt Regency Phoenix
122 North Second Street
Phoenix, Arizona  85004

Schedule:

Friday, May 3, 2019
8:00 am - 5:00 pm 

Description:

Keynote Speaker 

Innovations in Trauma Treatment for Addictions 

Fees:

To learn more, visit their website HERE

Contact:

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The Treatment of Trauma in the Internal Family Systems Model

Presenter:

Richard C. Schwartz, PhD.

Location:

Open Center NYC

Schedule:

May 11, 2019

10:00 am - 5:30 pm 

Description:

Internal Family Systems (IFS) is one of the fastest growing and most innovative approaches to psychotherapy. IFS offers a way to understand and work with clients that helps them quickly access their Self—a core of valuable leadership qualities, such as compassion, to face life challenges—and harmonize their internal family of “parts,” or sub-personalities. 

In this workshop—focusing on IFS’s approach to treating trauma—we will be introduced to the basic theory and principles of IFS therapy, and learn how to:

  • Help clients access their “Self”
  • Deal with client resistance, transference, and counter transference more effectively
  • Repair attachment injuries from past relationships
  • Identify the effects of trauma and utilize the IFS model in treating trauma
  • Gain an awareness of our own sub-personalities and how they impact our therapeutic work

Fees:

Members: $140

Non-Members: $175

Contact:

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Internal Family Systems Workshop

Presenter:

Richard C. Schwartz, PhD.

Location:

Cape Cod Institute 

Nauset Regional High School 100 Cable Road Eastham, MA 02642

Schedule:

July 15 - 19, 2019 

Description:

The Internal Family Systems Model is a method of therapy which fosters transformation, gently, quickly, and effectively. It 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. Although IFS has been most widely used as a treatment for trauma, it is a flexible model that provides abundant opportunities for application. IFS advances treatment in several areas: First, by showing respect and appreciation for the client’s protective parts, it reduces resistance and backlash. Second, it helps clients fully unburden the extreme beliefs and emotions they accrued from their traumas. Third, affect is regulated in a simple and effective way so that clients are not overwhelmed during sessions. Fourth, because it is the client’s Self that is leading in the healing, transference is reduced and clients do much of the work on their own, between sessions. Fifth, IFS gives therapists practical ways to understand and work with their countertransference so they can remain in the open-hearted state of Self leadership with clients. Sixth, it frees therapists from the role of trying to police clients' symptoms like suicide, eating disorders, addictions, and self-mutilation. Seventh, therapists are free to be themselves, without having to be clever or controlling, and come to enjoy partnering in the fascinating and sacred process that naturally unfolds as clients heal themselves.

This workshop is designed for therapists with little exposure to IFS as well as those who know the basics of IFS, but have trouble when clients resist, have particularly difficult parts, or when it comes to using the model with couples or larger systems. We will begin with an overview of IFS and then move on to the deeper exploration of issues that arise during treatment. This course will also provide the opportunity to participants to identify and work with the parts of themselves that interfere in their relationships with clients. The workshop will be a balance of lectures, demonstration, and experiential exercises.

Fees:

$675.00 for one course

Contact:

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Trauma & the IFS Model: Releasing Personal and Legacy Burdens

Presenter:

Richard C. Schwartz, PhD.

Location:

Hosted by: Therapy Training Boston 

The Walker Center 
171 Grove Street
Auburndale, MA 02466

Schedule:

July 30th

9:00 am - 4:30 pm 

July 31st
9:00 am - 4:45 pm 

Description:

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, couples and families.

The first day of the workshop will focus on helping clients release personal burdens related to traumatic experiences in their lives. An overview of the clinical applications of IFS in trauma work will be presented. You will learn through didactic teaching, interactive dialogue, demonstration and live interviews. 

During the second day, the focus will be on understanding and releasing legacy burdens. Legacy burdens are powerful organizers of our minds and behaviors. You will be become more aware of the beliefs and emotions we and our clients absorb from family, peers, ethnic groups and cultural contexts regarding ourselves and/or groups with whom we identify, as well as groups we consider “other.”  We will explore the sources of those burdens and the fears of releasing them. This work is critically important to create more peace and less divisiveness in our often fractured world.

New to this workshop, Dr. Schwartz will spend time focusing on how to support Self led activism. Dr. Schwartz will lay the foundation for and demonstrate how to work with personal and legacy burdens that get triggered in the context of political conflict and unrest. We will learn to work with what gets in the way of everyone's innate abilities to be an effective advocate, ally and activist. This will support our work as clinicians and citizens.

Grounded in systems thinking, Dr. Schwartz developed Internal Family Systems SM, in response to clients’ descriptions of various parts within themselves.  He focused on the systemic relationships patterns among these parts that were similarly organized across clients.  He found that when clients’ parts felt safe and were allowed to relax, they would experience spontaneously the qualities of confidence, openness, and compassion that Dr. Schwartz came to call the Self.  He will show us how to support clients in that state of Self, to facilitate their healing of their own parts. 

 

Fees:

Individual Registration: $370 

Group Registration: $350 
For more information on pricing, visit the Therapy Training Boston website. 

Contact:

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Internal Family Systems Therapy Embodying the Healing Wisdom

Presenter:

Dr. Richard Schwartz & Sarah Stewart, PsyD

Location:

Kripalu Center for Yoga & Health

57 Interlaken Road
Sturbridge, MA 01262

Schedule:

August 4 - 9th, 2019


Sunday 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm 
Monday 8:30 am - 11:30 am, 1:45 pm - 3:45 pm
Tuesday 8:30 am - 11:30 am, 1:45 pm - 3:45 pm. 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday 8:30 am - 11:30 am, 1:45 pm - 3:45 pm
Thursday 8:30 am - 11:30 am, 1:45 pm - 3:45 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 11:00 am

Description:

For everyone, including therapists, non-therapists, and seasoned IFS practitioners.

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.

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 previously constraining feelings and beliefs. IFS introduces you to a detailed map of your psyche, including all subpersonalities and their inner conflicts. The Self then forms healing relationships with each of them.

Whether you want to deepen your skills or do personal work, this program offers the opportunity for transformative inner exploration and learning.

Fees:

$540.00 tuition, plus room & meals. 

Contact:

To learn more and register, please visit the Kripalu website