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EP 5 - What is IFS Therapy? Internal Family Systems Therapy Explained


In this episode, you will learn everything you need to know about Internal Family Systems (IFS) Therapy from Jennifer Nurick, a qualified IFS practitioner. IFS is especially helpful in working the PTSD, anxiety and depression, relationship issues, addiction, personality disorders, self-esteem issues, stress management, chronic pain, emotional regulation and personal growth.

In this episode, we cover:

  • The role of ‘parts’ as subpersonalities
  • The idea of internal multiplicity
  • Understanding what is meant by ‘Self-Leadership’
  • What ‘unburdening’ is in IFS
  • The spiritual aspect of IFS
  • How IFS helps to create an internal secure attachment


Extra Resources:

Here’s a video explaining IFS to kids, it’s a great, simple explanation:

A powerful book on IFS, by the creator of IFS, Richard Schwartz Ph.D. is called “No Bad Parts”:


Podcast - in this podcast Tim Ferris interviews the creator of IFS, Richard Schwartz Ph.D.:



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