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A Clinic On Countertransference
Course - Audio (On Demand)
$89.99 USD
Product Details
Format:
Course - Audio (On Demand)   Instructions
Author:
RICHARD SCHWARTZ, PHD
Publisher:
Psychotherapy Networker
Copyright:
1/8/2013
CE Available:
Yes, See CE credit tab for complete continuing education details
Product Code:
NOS095522
Objectives

  1. Explain the importance of the therapeutic relationship in IFS therapy.
  2. Describe how that relationship is different from other therapies.
  3. List the therapist qualities that contribute to an effective relationship in IFS.
  4. Identify the inner parts of the student that interfere in their therapy.
  5. Describe how to handle the inner parts that interfere.
  6. Describe how you can return to self, if you are triggered by a client in session.

Outline

Session 1:

  • An introduction to the Internal Family Systems Model and its view of the therapeutic relationship
  • The nature of the Self, of parts, and a map of how internal systems are organized
  • The importance of your relationship with clients in IFS and how that relationship is different from other therapies

Session 2:

  • Qualities of Therapists that Foster Healing and Parts of Therapists that Interfere
  • Exploring qualities like patience, persistence, perspective and presence
  • The 8 C's of Self leadership
  • The effect that your protective parts have on your clients
  • Common therapist parts that interfere

Session 3:

  • Getting to Know Your Parts that are Triggered by Certain Clients
  • Finding and getting to know the parts of you that come up with certain clients
  • How to make a repair with clients and use the disconnect to foster healing
  • Creating boundaries from your Self rather than your parts

Session 4:

  • How to Help Your Parts Trust Your Self to be with Clients
  • Exercises for getting your parts to step back during sessions and trust your Self

Session 5:

  • Developing a Good Self and Parts Detector to Take with You
  • How to notice when you're embodying Self energy
  • How to notice when parts come up Self-to-Self connection at all levels
Author

RICHARD SCHWARTZ, PHD

Richard Schwartz, Ph.D., earned his Ph.D. in marriage and family therapy from Purdue University, after which he began a long association with the Institute for Juvenile Research at the University of Illinois at Chicago, and more recently at The Family Institute at Northwestern University, attaining the status of associate professor at both institutions. He is co-author, with Michael Nichols, of Family Therapy: Concepts and Methods, the most widely used family therapy text in the United States.

Dr. Schwartz developed Internal Family Systems in response to clients’ descriptions of experiencing various parts – many extreme – within themselves. He noticed that when these parts felt safe and had their concerns addressed, they were less disruptive and would accede to the wise leadership of what Dr. Schwartz came to call the “Self.” In developing IFS, he recognized that, as in systemic family theory, parts take on characteristic roles that help define the inner world of the clients. The coordinating Self, which embodies qualities of confidence, openness, and compassion, acts as a center around which the various parts constellate. Because IFS locates the source of healing within the client, the therapist is freed to focus on guiding the client’s access to his or her true Self and supporting the client in harnessing its wisdom. This approach makes IFS a non-pathologizing, hopeful framework within which to practice psychotherapy. It provides an alternative understanding of psychic functioning and healing that allows for innovative techniques in relieving clients symptoms and suffering.

In 2000, Richard Schwartz founded The Center for Self Leadership in Oak Park, Illinois. Dr. Schwartz is a featured speaker for many national psychotherapy organizations and a fellow of the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy, and he serves on the editorial boards of four professional journals. He has published four books and over 50 articles about IFS. His books include Internal Family Systems Therapy, Introduction to the Internal Family Systems Model, and The Mosaic Mind (with Regina Goulding), as well as Metaframeworks (with Doug Breunlin and Betty Karrer). Dr. Schwartz lives and practices in Brookline, MA and is on the faculty of the Department of Psychiatry, Harvard School of Medicine.



Speaker Disclosures:

Speaker Disclosures: Speaker Disclosure Financial: Richard Schwartz is the Founder of The Center for Self Leadership. He receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.

Nonfinancial: Richard Schwartz is a Fellow and member of the American Association for Marital and Family Therapy.
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