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Join us at the beautiful Pechanga Resort and Casino in Temecula, California or virtually online
where you’ll spend 3 days filled with skills-building and personal transformation!

PLUS, earn up to 14.25 CE Hours!

This is your opportunity to train with world-renowned trauma treatment expert, Dr. Frank Anderson. PLUS, earn up to 14.25 CE Hours!

Hailed as "the treatment method that all clinicians should know to treat clients effectively" by Bessel van der Kolk, author of the New York Times Best-seller The Body Keeps the Score, IFS is rapidly becoming one of the most popular and effective treatment approaches to heal emotional wounds — the wounds that prevent clients from moving forward in therapy.

Whether you're new to IFS or you've been using it for years, you'll leave revitalized with the practical insights, strategies, and interventions you need to effectively treat complex trauma with IFS.

What you’ll get when you register now….

  • Learn IFS from Trauma Expert Dr. Frank Anderson
  • Take Time to Relax and Rejuvenate in Beautiful Temecula
  • Breakfast, Lunch, and Coffee and Tea Service Included
  • Earn up to 14.25 CE Hours
  • Can’t Attend? Virtual Option Also Available

Register today and we’ll see you in Temecula or online!

 

Treating Complex PTSD with Internal Family Systems (IFS) Retreat - Transcending Trauma with Frank Anderson, MD
June 3-5, 2024
Join Us Live In-Person
Pechanga Resort & Casino
Temecula, CA
  • 3 Days LIVE Training with Frank Anderson, M.D.
  • Breakfast, Lunch and Coffee/Tea Included!
  • Earn up to 14.25 CE Hours
  • Archive Recording Available for 30 Days

Now Only $799 $699
Save $100 with Promo Code IFSCA24
Offer Expires 5/27/2024
Can't Attend In-Person?
Join Us Live Online

  • 3 Days LIVE ONLINE Training with Frank Anderson, M.D.
  • Join from your home or office
  • Earn up to 14.25 CE Hours
  • Archive Recording Available for 30 Days

Now Only $599 $499
Save $100 with Promo Code IFSCA24
Offer Expires 5/27/2024

Great Room Rates Available!

Pechanga Resort & Casino
45000 Pechanga Pkwy
Temecula, CA 92592
  Click here to book your stay now!

Earn up to 14.25 CE Hours with this live tuition.
Click here for CE credit details | Click here for virtual CE credit details

Retreat Schedule
All times are U.S. Pacific Daylight Saving Time (DST)
 
 

Sunday, June 2, 2024

4:00 pm
If staying at Pechanga, check in then explore Temecula on your own
 

Monday, June 3 and Tuesday, June 4, 2024

7:00-8:00 am
Breakfast
8:00 am-12:00 pm
CE Training
12:00-1:00 pm
Lunch
1:00-2:30 pm
CE Training
2:30 pm
Free time! Take a hike, ride a bike, go to the spa, enjoy a great meal!
 

Wednesday, June 5, 2024

7:00-8:00 am
Breakfast
8:00-12:00 pm
CE Training
12:00 pm
Training over, go have more fun on your own!


Total CE Hours: Up to 14.25

Retreat Content
  1. Explain the theoretical model of IFS and the concept of parts related to trauma treatment applications.
  2. Identify different symptoms and characteristics of trauma and CPTSD in order to inform an IFS-based treatment plan.
  3. Integrate IFS into your current therapeutic interventions to improve trauma treatment outcomes.
  4. Recognize the risks and limitations of using IFS in trauma treatment.
  5. Apply techniques for identifying and separating target parts in your clients.
  6. Propose how to work with protective parts from an IFS perspective for assessment and treatment planning.
  7. Relate how self-energy, internal wisdom, empathy and compassion impact treatment outcomes.
  8. Understand how the neuroscience of trauma and dissociation affects your clients and use that knowledge to inform therapeutic decisions.
  9. Determine how to work with implicit and explicit trauma memories in clients.
  10. Comment on how the role of attachment and relational trauma from an IFS perspective informs clinical treatment interventions.
  11. Characterize common reactions to trauma such as vulnerability, shame cycles, and substance use in the context of case conceptualization.
  12. Examine the use of medications and psychedelic-assisted psychotherapy in conjunction with IFS interventions for trauma treatment.
  13. Utilize IFS-based techniques to identify and manage dissociative symptoms in clients.
  14. Outline the order of progression and common roadblocks encountered during trauma treatment.
IFS and Trauma Treatment
Working with Various Types of Trauma
  • CPTSD and IFS
  • Trauma Types Defined
  • IFS Theoretical Model Overview
  • IFS and Phase Oriented Treatment
  • Integrate IFS into Your Treatment Approach
  • Identifying a Part Meditation Exercise
  • Risks and Limitations
 
The IFS Technique: How to Work with Protective Parts
Getting Started with IFS in Your Practice
  • Identifying and Separating Target Parts
  • Using Self-Energy and Accessing Internal Wisdom
  • Befriending, Finding the Job, and Finding the Fear
  • Beyond the 6 F’s
  • Direct Access of a Part Video Demonstration
  • Empathy and Compassion Experiential Exercise
 
The Neuroscience of Trauma and Dissociation
What You Need to Know as a Therapist
  • Fear Circuitry and PTSD
  • Implicit and Explicit Memory
  • Hormones and Other Chemical Factors
  • Anatomical Factors
  • Extreme Reactions and the Autonomic Nervous System
  • How Neuroscience Informs Therapeutic Decisions
 
Attachment, Relational Trauma, and Common Reactions
The Role of IFS in Treating Attachment and Relational Wounds
  • The Stages and Styles of Attachment
  • Attachment and Preverbal Trauma
  • IFS as Internal Attachment Work
  • Common Reactions to Trauma
  • Vulnerability
  • Shame Cycles Associated with Trauma
  • Substance Use as Protection
The Associated Features of Trauma
Master the key factors in a Trauma Treatment System
  • Systems, Severe Trauma, and Polarities
  • Traumatic Feelings and Loss
  • Therapists’ Parts
  • Common Comorbidities
  • Medications and Trauma
  • Psychedelic-Assisted Psychotherapy
  • Identifying Therapists’ Parts Exercise
 
Working with Dissociation, The Self & Parts
Stay on Target Using IFS with the Most Extreme Parts
  • Dealing with Dissociation
  • Dissociation as a Spectrum
  • Conflict Between Parts
  • Therapist parts
  • Meditation - Therapist Parts
 
The Process of Transcending Trauma
Self as the Ultimate Corrective Experience
  • The Order of Healing
  • Features of Treating Emotional Wounds
  • Common Roadblocks
  • Forgiveness
  • Confrontation
  • Trauma Memories
  • Integrating Spirituality
  • The Unburdening Process Video Demonstration


Meet Your Instructor
Frank G. Anderson

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 (now IFS Institute).

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.

His most recent book, entitled Transcending Trauma: Healing Complex PTSD with Internal Family Systems was released on May 19, 2021.

Click here for information about Frank Anderson


Treating Complex PTSD with Internal Family Systems (IFS) Retreat - Transcending Trauma with Frank Anderson, MD
June 3-5, 2024
Join Us Live In-Person
Pechanga Resort & Casino
Temecula, CA
  • 3 Days LIVE Training with Frank Anderson, M.D.
  • Breakfast, Lunch and Coffee/Tea Included!
  • Earn up to 14.25 CE Hours
  • Archive Recording Available for 30 Days

Now Only $799 $699
Save $100 with Promo Code IFSCA24
Offer Expires 5/27/2024
Can't Attend In-Person?
Join Us Live Online

  • 3 Days LIVE ONLINE Training with Frank Anderson, M.D.
  • Join from your home or office
  • Earn up to 14.25 CE Hours
  • Archive Recording Available for 30 Days

Now Only $599 $499
Save $100 with Promo Code IFSCA24
Offer Expires 5/27/2024

Great Room Rates Available!

Pechanga Resort & Casino
45000 Pechanga Pkwy
Temecula, CA 92592
  Click here to book your stay now!

Earn up to 14.25 CE Hours with this live tuition.
Click here for CE credit details | Click here for virtual CE credit details

Pechanga Resort & Casino
 

When you book your stay at the Pechanga Resort & Casino, you’ll be just steps away from your IFS Trauma Treatment retreat! Enjoy the convenience of being on-site for your training as well as luxurious services and amenities like massage, a heated pool, great food, and more. PLUS you are surrounded by incredible outdoor recreation opportunities like hiking, biking, and tours. Experience the best of Temecula for yourself and enjoy some well-deserved play time while you learn IFS from the best!

Prices start at Just $199! Book your stay now!

 
Pechanga Resort & Casino
45000 Pechanga Pkwy
Temecula, CA 92592
888-732-4264
 
Who Should Attend?
 

Whether you are an experienced IFS therapist, a novice, or someone without any IFS training, this retreat will increase your clinical sophistication and confidence with IFS so you can treat the most complex traumas more effectively than ever before.

The target audience includes:
 
  • Counselors
  • Social Workers
  • Psychologists
  • Psychiatrists
  • Therapists
  • Addiction Counselors
  • Marriage & Family Therapists
  • Case Managers
  • Mental Health Professionals

Treating Complex PTSD with Internal Family Systems (IFS) Retreat - Transcending Trauma with Frank Anderson, MD
June 3-5, 2024
Join Us Live In-Person
Pechanga Resort & Casino
Temecula, CA
  • 3 Days LIVE Training with Frank Anderson, M.D.
  • Breakfast, Lunch and Coffee/Tea Included!
  • Earn up to 14.25 CE Hours
  • Archive Recording Available for 30 Days

Now Only $799 $699
Save $100 with Promo Code IFSCA24
Offer Expires 5/27/2024
Can't Attend In-Person?
Join Us Live Online

  • 3 Days LIVE ONLINE Training with Frank Anderson, M.D.
  • Join from your home or office
  • Earn up to 14.25 CE Hours
  • Archive Recording Available for 30 Days

Now Only $599 $499
Save $100 with Promo Code IFSCA24
Offer Expires 5/27/2024

Great Room Rates Available!

Pechanga Resort & Casino
45000 Pechanga Pkwy
Temecula, CA 92592
  Click here to book your stay now!

Earn up to 14.25 CE Hours with this live tuition.
Click here for CE credit details | Click here for virtual CE credit details

This product is not affiliated with the IFS Institute and does not qualify toward IFS Institute credits or IFS Institute certification.

NOTE: No additional discounts or coupons may be applied to this online retreat.
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