Level 2 IFS Training (2nd Cohort) – November 2019 and February 2020
November 3, 2019 @ 8:30 am - February 14, 2020 @ 5:30 pm
In this official CSL Level 2 training you will extend yourself in the Internal Family Systems Therapy (IFS) model of psychotherapy. Israel-based Senior Trainer Einat Bronstein LCSW MSW and US-based Mary Kruger LMFT will offer the Centre for Self-Leadership’s Level Two training over the course of two 5-day weeks: November 3rd-7th. 2019 non-residential in central Melbourne (Einat) and February 10-14th, 2020 residential/live-in to the north of Sydney (Mary). Participants must have completed Level 1 to enrol here.
Week 1 – November 3-7th, 2019 (non-residential)
Abbottsford Convent, Abbotsford in central Melbourne, Victoria.
Week 2 – February 10-14th, 2020 (live-in/residential)
St Joseph’s Centre, Baulkham Hills, Norwest, NSW.
This L2 course will offer you an IFS curriculum that builds on your Level 1 experiences. It features a similar format including didactic, video review, and large group experiential and small group practice elements supported by experienced assistants. Like the Level 1 training, this Level 2 Intensive gives equal weight to didactic and experiential learning.
Einat Avni Bronstein, MSW, LCSW
With a Law degree at Tel Aviv University, Israel, and Masters in Clinical Social Work at Washington University in St Louis, MO, USA, Einat learnt with Dick Schwartz and practiced IFS from its early years in Chicago. She graduated from Level 1, 2 and 3 IFS trainings; a Lead Trainer, an IFS supervisor and a Certified IFS Therapist with over 25 years of clinical experience in private practice.
Mary Kruger, MS, LMFT
Founded Rimmon Pond Counseling, an IFS-based private practice in Connecticut, and has specialized in addictions, eating disorders, trauma, and relationships for over 20 years. Mary incorporates IFS with her own penchant for the experience, and has developed a variety of creative ways to work with parts and access Self-energy in individual, relational, and group contexts. She enjoys sharing her experience in her teaching and consulting on a national level. Mary is noted for her humor, creativity, passion, and love of dancing and people.
- Concentrates on the challenges of treating clients who have extremely protective systems and/or have experienced childhood trauma.
- Focuses on expanding the participant’s knowledge of essential processes unique to IFS, such as working with internal polarizations, working with dangerious firefighters, and unburdening.
- Emphasizes the importance of the therapeutic relationship by deepening the participant’s awareness of and relationship to their own parts.
- Emphasizes the importance of the Self in both the client and therapist, and includes many opportunities for self-exploration.
tickets including residential 5-day 2nd week
To receive the certificate of attendance you must attend BOTH weeks of training and the Saturday/Sunday dates TBC teleconferences (90-120min). For requirements to be certified as either an IFS Therapist or an IFS Practitioner see the CSL website
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