The Foundation launches “innervention,” a series of workshops & resources for the community to help us cope in a time of Covid

These unprecedented times of serious virus scares and lockdowns have challenged our way of life and activated in most of us fear, unease, and anxiety. The Foundation is pleased to present “innervention,” a program of online conversations, experiences, tools, and stories to help sustain us all during this period of turmoil and beyond.

The innervention series has been created by the Foundation in partnership with IFS practitioners, who will be hosting their workshops live, in order to provide the IFS and larger communities with tools that can help any of us place the current crisis in better perspective. The intention is for these tools to generate internal relief, calm, and hope, while also building stronger and lasting connections with our own innate wisdom so we can cope more effectively with the overwhelming demands of the day.

“We have sought to tailor the various aspects of innervention to the needs of as many people as possible,” said Toufic Hakim, PhD, Executive Director, “and, as such, the program includes various themes and tips for school educators and staff, healthcare providers and their families, small-business owners and entrepreneurs, and parents and families.” Each one of these categories has its own series of seminars and videos designed to inspire, support and uplift viewers, from parents seeking to find calm, business executives trying to innovate and adapt, and teachers dealing with reportedly insurmountable stress.

Special thanks to IFS practitioners, Joanna Curry-Sartori, LMFT; Jacqueline Germaine, MS, ND; Brian Jaudon; Seth Kopald, PhD; Ray Mount, PhD; Anna Tansi, MS Org. Psych; and Theresa Valendzas, MS for their generous time, invaluable offerings, and lending their insights and knowledge.

The schedule can be viewed at the Foundation’s Website.

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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OUTLOOK September 2019

The Foundation is pleased to release the September 2019 Edition of OUTLOOK.

Read about how therapists team-up to bring IFS to the world of dietitians, therapists, and beyond; how a conventionally trained doctor embraces IFS for holistic healing; and how IFS impacts expansion of learning and emotional awareness among school teachers and students.

This issue of OUTLOOK also features Stories of Transformation; children’s self-led peace table talks; and how IFS strides along the journey of parenting.

Other community updates include the relation between CSL and the Foundation; introduction to the lives of IFS trainers and their work; and a number of Foundation’s operational updates.

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