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Digital Seminar

Embracing Suicidal Parts: Using Internal Family Systems (IFS) to Heal Traumatic Wounds


Faculty:
Frank Anderson, MD
Duration:
1 Hour 02 Minutes
Copyright:
Sep 10, 2021
Product Code:
POS058535
Media Type:
Digital Seminar
Access:
Never expires.


Description

This recording offers a practical exploration of how to approach suicidal ideation and behaviours from an Internal Family Systems approach.  Examining the pieces of the psyche that drive these thoughts, feels, and actions, IFS encourages the therapists to help clients make peace with, embrace and find love for suicidal parts.

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Frank Anderson, MD, completed his residency and was a clinical instructor in psychiatry at Harvard Medical School. He is both a psychiatrist and psychotherapist. He specializes in the treatment of trauma and dissociation and is passionate about teaching brain-based psychotherapy and integrating current neuroscience knowledge with the IFS model of therapy.

Dr. Anderson is a Lead Trainer at the IFS Institute with Richard Schwartz and maintains a long affiliation with, and trains for, Bessel van der Kolk’s Trauma Center. He serves as an advisor to the International Association of Trauma Professionals (IATP) and was the former chair and director of the Foundation for Self-Leadership.

Dr. Anderson has lectured extensively on the Neurobiology of PTSD and Dissociation and wrote the chapter “Who’s Taking What” Connecting Neuroscience, Psychopharmacology and Internal Family Systems for Trauma in Internal Family Systems Therapy – New Dimensions. He co-authored a chapter on What IFS Brings to Trauma Treatment in Innovations and Elaborations in Internal Family Systems Therapy and recently co-authored Internal Family Systems Skills Training Manual.

His most recent book, entitled Transcending Trauma: Healing Complex PTSD with Internal Family Systems was released on May 19, 2021.

Dr. Anderson maintains a private practice in Concord, MA.

www.FrankAndersonMD.com

 

Speaker Disclosures:
Financial: Dr. Frank Anderson maintains a private practice. He is the executive director of the Foundation for Self Leadership and has employment relationships with The Trauma Center and The Center for Self Leadership. Dr. Anderson receives royalties as a published author. He receives a speaking honorarium, recording, and book royalties from PESI, Inc. He has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations.
Non-financial: Dr. Frank Anderson is a member of the New England Society Studying Trauma and Dissociation and the International Society for the Study of Trauma and Dissociation.


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Objectives

  1. Conceptualize suicide from the Internal Family Systems approach.
  2. Employ at least 4 skills to integrate the IFS approach to suicidality treatment into other modalities.
  3. Practice aspects of coping through the IFS approach for suicidal parts management.

Outline

  • Demonstrate the basics and foundational principles of IFS.
  • Conceptualize IFS theory as an intervention for suicidality.
  • Practice aspects of coping through the IFS approach for suicidal parts management.

Target Audience

  • Counselors
  • Social Workers
  • Psychologists
  • Psychotherapists
  • Therapists
  • Marriage & Family Therapists
  • Addiction Counselors
  • Case Managers
  • Physicians
  • Nurses
  • Other Mental Health Professionals

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