Sharon Eckstein, the artist for our book has created cards to be used with IFS therapy and other therapies as well. You can find out more in formation at these links:
In the United States: http://www.inneractivecards.com/
"Parts Work" : Reader Praise for "Parts Work"
Dick Schwartz the developer of IFS says this about the book. “This book brings IFS to life in an exceptionally clear and captivating way. Between the evocative and fun illustrations, the living room metaphor, and the integration with Buddhism, it presents a wonderfully creative vision of the way our parts dance with each other and with us in our minds. I highly recommend it for anyone wanting to learn about the IFS model or about their inner lives.”
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Tom Holmes has a PhD in Counseling Psychology and is Professor Emeritus at Western Michigan University (WMU). He has been training graduate students in psychotherapy since 1985 and since 1996 he has been teaching in the Holistic Health Care Program at WMU. His specialty area is spirituality and the therapeutic process. Tom received training in IFS from Richard Schwartz (the developer of the IFS model) in the late 1980's and has been teaching, training and practicing IFS since that time.
In recent years his focus has been on burnout prevention: "Healing the Healer" and "Tuning the Heart of the Healer." His workshops integrate Western psychology with Buddhist psychology and the Sufi path of the heart as well as spiritual teachings from Christianity, Judaism, and Taoism.
In addition to his teaching at the University he has offered many seminars in the US and Europe on the integration of IFS and spirituality as a resource for therapist burnout prevention and the development of therapeutic conditions.
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Workshops offered by Tom Holmes
Spirituality and Psychotherapy Training
This workshop will offer training in a model of psychotherapy which integrates spirituality into the therapeutic process. The core of the model is based on ego state work from a systemic perspective using methods from Richard Schwartz internal family systems model and draws heavily on Buddhist psychology. The method is readily integrated into psychodynamic psychotherapy, Jungian therapy, cognitive therapy and ego psychology.
Weekend: Tuning the Heart of the Healer
Workshops where the focus is on Internal Family Systems work (IFS) and spiritual practice to support our work as helping professionals. The spiritual prices include meditation, Peace Dances, awareness practices and Zen Big Heart/Big Mind process.
Weekend: IFS Big Heart/Big Mind
These workshops are designed for a wider range of participants. The focus is on understanding and healing our own system through IFS work, with the Big Heart/Big Mind process being a central part of the session. A variety of other spiritual practices will be drawn on as well.
Big Heart/Big Mind large group presentation
These two to three hour events introduce people to the IFS model using power point illustrations of parts. This is followed by a Big Heart/Big Mind experience and offers people both a conceptual framework and direct experience of IFS work, including an experience of Self found in the Big Heart/Big Mind process. This presentation is suitable as a session in or keynote for a larger conference.