20 Jun Being Well Podcast: Internal Family Systems Therapy with Dr. Richard Schwartz
Learn about Internal Family Systems with Richard Schwartz and discover a wonderful path to healing and growth while repairing your relationship with all of your parts.
We all have different parts inside of us. This is perfectly normal, not psychotic. But our relationship with some parts is often better than others, and a wonderful path to healing and growth is to repair our relationship with all of our parts. That’s the premise of Internal Family Systems Therapy, and today Forrest is exploring this powerful modality with the founder of IFS: Dr. Richard Schwartz.
2:00: The origin story of Internal Family Systems with Richard Schwartz, PhD
4:30: An introduction to Internal Family Systems
12:40: Allowing the Self to help itself
14:20: Richard Schwartz and Forrest do a mock Internal Family Systems session
17:40: The “Manager” gets in the way
18:20: “Direct access” to the “Protector” part
24:00: Integrating the “session”
27:15: Speaking from our parts
29:15: “No bad parts”
33:00: Working with our exiled parts
35:10: Anger toward our parts, and self-compassion
37:30: The de-pathologizing stance of Internal Family Systems, and its place in the medical model
39:40: Psychedelic assisted psychotherapy
42:15: Trauma work, and being with the younger self
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