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    Internal Family Systems: The Treatment of Trauma & Addiction


    Presented ByDr. Richard Schwartz, PhD.

    When: Friday, September 16, 2022 from 12:00 PM (EST) to 1:30 PM (EST)

    Where: Virtual – Zoom Platform

    *NOTE: Only Live Participants are eligible to received their 1.5 Hours Continuing Education Credits.

    Session Description:

    Developed over the past four decades, the Internal Family Systems (IFS) model 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 couples and families. Addiction is a complicated and devastating experience for many people and associated feelings of shame and failure often present a barrier between the individual and their true Self…read more by clicking the link below!

    Educational Objectives:
    1. Review the history and development of the Internal Family Systems model of therapy.
    2. Review and have a general knowledge of the 3 categories of sub-personalities that most often present in therapy: Manager parts, Firefighter parts, Exiled parts.
    3. Participants will be able to identify how the Internal Family Systems Model understands the primary route to healing trauma and addiction.

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    The Ontario Association for Marriage and Family Therapists (OAMFT) is the professional association for the field of Marriage and Family Therapy in Ontario. We represent the most highly trained and qualified systemic therapists in Ontario who have specialized education and training in working with individuals, couples, and families. OAMFT is committed in supporting diversity, practicing inclusivity, and advocating for equity amongst our members, clients, and communities.

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