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EP 7 - The Central Role of the ‘Self’ in IFS Therapy



The concept of the true ‘Self’ is at the core of IFS therapy. In this episode, you will learn what you need to know about this ‘true Self’ from Jennifer Nurick, psychotherapist, IFS practitioner and energetic healer.

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.

This episode covers:

  • What your ‘Self’ is through the IFS lens.
  • The relationship between your Self and your other parts
  • How the Self can become blended with other parts
  • How the Self helps you to cultivate INTERNAL secure attachment
  • How the Self of the therapist can help you stay connected to your parts


Extra Resources:

Here’s the link to the Podcast episode where I explain what Internal Family Systems (IFS) is:


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


In this podcast Tim Ferris interviews the creator of IFS, Richard Schwartz Ph.D.


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