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OUTLOOK Shorts July 2020

Check out an independent recent article about IFS Therapy, referring to it as the "Revolutionary Treatment that Could Change Psychotherapy Forever," and explore new resources from the Foundation's "innervention" program.

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A Significant new RCT Study of IFS as a Treatment for PTSD & Opioid Use is Launched

The Foundation for Self Leadership is very pleased to announce that, following a rigorous independent review, it has approved the funding for a second study of IFS as a treatment of PTSD. This new large study will build on a previous pilot study of IFS and complex trauma, also funded by the Foundation through generous community support.

Referred to as Program for Alleviating and Resolving Trauma and Stress (PARTS Study), this rigorous Phase II randomized clinical trial will be formally launched on September 1, 2020. It will examine over the next two years IFS vs. a nature-based stress reduction program as a treatment for PTSD and opioid use. It will be conducted at the Harvard-affiliated Cambridge Health Alliance community mental health center in Massachusetts, USA.

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OUTLOOK March 2020

The Foundation is pleased to release the March 2020 Edition of OUTLOOK.

Read about the new IFS Level 1 Training Manual unveiled by IFS institute; ten basic beliefs for how humans might achieve enduring happiness outlined in The Ten Worlds: The New Psychology of Happiness; and the respect and compassion for the story of your life in IFS coaching.

This issue of OUTLOOK also features the Foundation's plan to support a significant, rigorous randomized controlled clinical study of IFS as a treatment for PTSD & Opioid use; updates on the IFS-in-Schools effort to bring notions of Self leadership and parts-awareness to teachers and staff (and students through them); and ongoing activities to integrate IFS into Medicine and Medical Education.

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