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Introduction to Internal Family Systems Therapy (IFS)

A step by step guide to the skills of IFS. You will begin to practice the skills of IFS 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)

Upon completion of this course participants can choose to 
learning the skills of IFS through the "Deeper Skills in IFS" course,
for $2050. Alternatively you may sign up for both the 'IFS Intro'
Foundational Skills' together, for a $200 discount.

See tickets here:

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Dates: Australian 

12 Tuesday evenings:

  • 3rd, 10th, 17th, June 2024



  • 5-9pm AEST (Brisbane)

  • 8-12 BST (UK time)


$AU550 booking fees additional


Online Event

Refund Policy:

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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:

  • Learn why IFS is the fastest growing therapy modality in the world because of its efficacy

  • Learn the flow of the IFS model

  • Gain an understanding of working with protectors, addressing concerns and working with polarized parts

  • Practice essential skills such as Parts Detecting, 6 F's, Insight and Direct Access 

  • Watch demonstrations of each skill and then practice in groups.

  • 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 IFS Institutes Level 1, 2 or 3 training. 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 and supervision in the IFS model, including 100+ hours of training with Richard Schwartz.

She is passionate about understanding the nuance of IFS and bringing that to her practice and teachings.

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