In our work, we are often presented with the frustrated parent as well as the therapy client – and if we stay in the “parent-coaching” perspective, we miss the opportunity to help parents get to the real root of their parenting challenges.
Even when parents are at the top of their game, the most routine curveballs – quarreling siblings, a child’s meltdown, or a phone call from a teacher – can trigger unresolved shame, guilt, anger or disconnection in parents.
Through exploring both attachment and parenting styles as well as IFS interventions that work, you can help parents avoid triggered responses to their children.
The Internal Family Systems (IFS) approach can help parents more fully:
Join me, Frank Anderson, in this recording to explore Internal Family Systems Therapy and how to apply the techniques in your practice.
Frank G. Anderson, MD
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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 and specializes in the treatment of trauma and dissociation. He 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.
Dr. Anderson maintains a private practice in Concord, MA.
Financial: Frank Anderson maintains a private practice. He receives a consulting fee from the Center for Self Leadership. Dr. Anderson receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.
Non-financial: Frank Anderson is the President of the Foundation for Self Leadership.
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