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 Deeper Skills in IFS
Attunement and Skill-building in the IFS Model

Please note that this course offers a chance to deepen your learning in the IFS Model following the experiential 'Introduction to IFS', offered through Connection Heals Psychotherapy Centre. 

If you wish to do both courses, there is a significant saving to sign up for both

A step by step guide to the skills of IFS. This series offers a highly experiential immersion into your own parts and working with clients. You will begin the practice of skills from the very first week. 

Alongside Stephanie's teaching, the learning environment is supported by a team of experienced IFS therapists and practitioners who will be guiding participants in the practice sessions in break out rooms. 

Midweek structured time, with a 'practice buddy' from the group, will be set up to offer you a chance to practice the skills of what you have learned at each step of your learning.

The training will be supported by a WhatsApp group for student connection, asking questions, tech support during workshops, set up of practice sessions midweek etc. (You will be sent the WhatsApp link on week one)


Dates: Australian (US dates in box below)

12 Tuesday mornings:

  • 24th June 2024

  • 1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd, 29th July 2024

  • 5th, 12th, 19th August, 2024 


  • 5 - 9pm AEST (Brisbane)

  • 8 - 12pm BST (UK)



Early Bird (before 1st February 2024): $2,050 AUD+ booking fees 

Full Price (after February 1st 2024): $2,250 AUD+ booking fees

Save $200-$400 by registering for the IFS Foundational Skills course which combines both Intro and Deeper Skills course  


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About this Course:

This course will include didactic and experiential learning and be focused on deepening into the skills needed to be finely attuned to your client, using the IFS Model

We will focus on practicing together in groups, and reflecting on our practice.

Learning outcomes:

  • Explore what therapeutic attunement looks like in the IFS Model

  • Deepen your understanding of working polarizations and practice working with multiple parts at a time  

  • Work with our own triggers and our own parts 

  • Access and staying in Self energy in the therapy room 

  • Understand the entire flow of the Model including working with exiles

  • Gain understanding of working with complex systems including protectors who need more time before stepping back and systems with significant internal conflict, including those diagnosed with BPD and Schizophrenia, eating disorders and addictions

  • Space for lots of questions

  • A group space that is held as a process group and self reflection is modelled and welcomed by the training team.


Who Is this workshop appropriate for:

Therapists, Psychologists, Counsellors, Social Workers as well as those seeking to do their own inner healing work.


There are no prerequisites for this workshop however each participant will be expected to work on with their own inner system during practical exercises. There are no ‘role-plays’ only ‘real-plays’.

Please note: This course is not affiliated with the Internal Family Systems Institute (IFSI) nor is it a substitute for nor equivalent to the IFS Institutes Level 1, 2 or 3 trainings. To become IFS certified, you must complete the IFS Institute's Level 1 training and complete the certification process.

Trainer: Stephanie Mitchell

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Stephanie is Level 3 trained IFS practitioner, trainer, group therapist, and supervisor working in private practice. She specializes in working with complex trauma and has undertaken extensive training in the IFS model including 100+ hours with Richard Schwartz. She is passionate about understanding the nuance of IFS and bringing that to her practice and teachings.

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