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Digital Seminar

Enhancing Leadership by Incorporating IFS Therapy Strategies

Helen Foot, MSW, PMP® Certified Internal Family Systems Practitioner Level 2
1 Hour
Audio and Video
Dec 01, 2023
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Freeing Self is a sampling of what IFS therapists are up to out there on the loose. The presenter offers her work as both example and encouragement for anyone who is thinking about how IFS therapy could enhance their leadership in the workplace. With real life examples from New Zealand and Australia, the presenter demonstrates the practical applications of IFS therapy in the health sector, making it tangible and applicable. 

Our presenter brings a refreshing approach to IFS therapy and concepts to inspire you with the potential of this model for your own context and communities. Get ready to unlock new possibilities and feel empowered to explore the limitless potential of IFS therapy in shaping your place in the world. 

This product is not endorsed by, sponsored by, or affiliated with the IFS Institute and does not qualify for IFS Institute credits or certification. 



PESI Australia, in collaboration with PESI in the USA, offers quality online continuing professional development events from the leaders in the field at a standard recognized by professional associations including psychology, social work, occupational therapy, alcohol and drug professionals, counselling and psychotherapy. On completion of the training, a Professional Development Certificate is issued after the individual has answered and submitted a quiz and course evaluation. This program is worth 1.0 hours CPD for points calculation by your association.



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Helen Foot is an accredited Project Management Professional PMP® and graduate with a Master's in Social Work. She has developed her business skills in a complex and constantly evolving health sector and, over 20 years, she has led numerous significant state-wide or national projects in both Australia and New Zealand. As a certified IFS practitioner, Helen uses the Internal Family Systems model, together with contemporary business models based on research as she works with coaches, executives, managers, consultants, and community leaders to facilitate change and transformation within their organisations and systems. Helen is passionate about sharing work as both example and encouragement for anyone who is thinking about how IFS could enhance their leadership in the workplace. 


Speaker Disclosures:
Financial: Helen Foot has employment relationships with WellSouth and Central Lakes. She receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc. She has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations.
Non-financial: Helen Foot has no relevant non-financial relationships.


  1. Identify strategies used by the presenter when working in the business of health 
  2. Judge how three techniques my be applied to their own use of IFS outside the therapy room 
  3. Recognise two opportunities to apply IFS theory and concepts to new settings in their lives 


Presentation: A New Way of Working in the Business of Health  

  • Helen Foot introduces herself, context, and credentials in IFS. She shares her story and explains why she connected with IFS and her client group. She discusses how what she does is therapeutic, valuable, and professional. 
  • Helen shares experiences, challenges, and opportunities when applying IFS in the business of health. She discusses what 'IFS-informed' looks like, aspects of IFS that she uses or doesn’t use relevant to her setting, and how she meets expectations of consulting and coaching. 

Menti survey: All perspectives welcome! 

  • A survey was conducted during the presentation to hear the perspectives of session attendees and to learn from each other. 

Target Audience

  • Counselors 
  • Social Workers 
  • Psychologists 
  • Marriage & Family Therapists 
  • Addiction Counselors 
  • Physicians 
  • Physician Assistants 
  • Nurses 
  • Nurse Practitioners  
  • Other Mental Health Professionals 

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