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We All Have Parts

An Illustrated Guide To Healing Trauma With Internal Family Systems (IFS)

Colleen West, LMFT
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Sep 14, 2021
PESI Publishing
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An illustrated IFS Psychoeducational Tool for Survivors of Childhood Trauma and Neglect.

With simple language and illustrations, this little book will help teach your adult and adolescent clients how to understand their trauma symptoms and how Internal Family Systems (IFS) works to heal them. This powerful therapeutic tool translates complex ideas about trauma and parts work into material that is accessible and easy to understand.

Practical guidance and illustrations for clarifying and discussing:

  • Dissociation
  • Parts mapping
  • Complex PTSD
  • Coping strategies
  • Window of tolerance
  • Somatic experiencing



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Colleen West, LMFT, is all about helping create connection: between you and your parts; between you and your loved ones; between you, your community, and the wider world. She is unabashedly optimistic about the human capacity to heal – to tap into the wellspring of compassion that is Self-energy. Her professional focus is healing preverbal attachment trauma. As an IFS Consultant, she devotes herself to training and mentoring psychotherapists, and writing. She lives in the San Francisco Bay Area with her husband and their fabulous dog Sky. In her leisure, she likes spending time in nature and preparing feasts for family and friends. To learn more about Colleen and her work, visit and


Speaker Disclosures:
Financial: Colleen West maintains a private practice. She is an author for PESI Publishing and receives royalties.
Non-financial: Colleen West has no relevant non-financial relationship to disclose.



Clearly and simply conveys many aspects of IFS work with trauma and will help many survivors know what to expect in their inner worlds and how to navigate them safely.
Richard Schwartz, PhD, creator of Internal Family Systems

Colleen West has given us a gift. This little book paints a tender, evocative, and yet very clear picture of exactly how trauma impacts our beings. Equally vital, it provides an accessible, understandable, and wonderfully illustrated map for healing.
Patricia L. Papernow, Author of Surviving and Thriving in Stepfamily Relationships

A wonderful IFS resourced for both client and practitioner. A practical, elegant, and straightforward way of helping us be with our parts. We All Have Parts is a true gem!
Michelle Glass, CIFSP, Author of Daily Parts Meditation Practice


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