Internal Family Systems Resources

Articles

IFS Institute – The Internal Family Systems Outline
https://ifs-institute.com/resources/articles/internal-family-systems-model-outline
Michael Pasterski – Internal Family Systems: Meet Your Inner Family
https://pasterski.com/2018/10/internal-family-systems-meet-your-inner-family
Richard Schwartz – Evolution of The Internal Family Systems Model
https://ifs-institute.com/resources/articles/evolution-internal-family-systems-model-dr-richard-schwartz-ph-d
Richard Schwartz – The Larger Self
https://ifs-institute.com/resources/articles/larger-self

Derek Scott – Exploring Your Own System

https://www.derekscott.co/rs/wp-content/uploads/2010/12/Exploring-Your-Own-System.pdf

 

 

Books

Introduction to the Internal Family Systems Model by Richard Schwartz

https://ifs-institute.com/store/39

Internal Family Systems Therapy 2nd Edition by Richard Schwartz and Martha Sweezy
https://ifs-institute.com/store/125

No Bad Parts by Richard Schwartz

https://ifs-institute.com/store/419

VIDEOS

Richard Schwartz, Soren Gordhamer – Becoming Whole: Healing the Exiled & Rejected Parts of Ourselves
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UNtussFaYC0
Richard Schwartz – Insight Timer
https://insighttimer.com/drrichardschwartz/guided-meditations/ifs-meditation
Richard Schwartz – Meditations for Self
https://ifs-institute.com/store/245

PODCASTS

IFS TALKS – A Talk with Richard Schwartz
https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/a-talk-with-richard-schwartz/id1481000501?i=1000473045928
Conversation with Alanis Morissette and Richard Schwartz
https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/episode-9-conversation-with-richard-schwartz/id1048384003?i=1000390740407
Andy Cahill with Richard Schwartz #20 The Lives We Carry with Us
https://mindfulcreative.coach/the-wonder-dome/2020/8/24/20-richard-schwartz

More Resources

Brené Brown – The power of vulnerability
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X4Qm9cGRub0
Dr. Brené Brown is a researcher professor at the University of Houston, Graduate College of Social Work, where she has spent the past ten years studying a concept that she calls Wholeheartedness, posing the questions: How do we engage in our lives from a place of authenticity and worthiness?

Brené Brown – Listening to shame
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=psN1DORYYV0

  • Carolyn Costin & Joe Kelly – Yoga and Eating Disorders (2016)
  • David Emerson – Trauma-Sensitive Yoga in Therapy (2015)
  • David Emerson & Elizabeth Hopper – Overcoming Trauma through Yoga (2011)
  • Deb Dana – Polyvagal Exercises for Safety and Connection (2020) https://www.rhythmofregulation.com/
  • Deirdre Fay – Attachment-Based Yoga and Meditation for Trauma Recovery (2017)
  • Deirdre Fay – Becoming Safely Embodied (2021): https://dfay.com
  • Five Rhythms – A dynamic movement practice of being in your body that ignites creativity, connection, and community https://www.5rhythms.com
  • JourneyDance™ is a transformational dance form that combines freestyle and structured movement to inspire you to get out of your mind and into your body. http://journeydance.com/home
  • Let Your Yoga Dance – A joy-filled power dance combining yoga, the breath, and user-friendly dance with fabulous music from all around the world. It is a funky, sacred, inspirational dance of the multi-dimensional self, bringing tons of fun and healing to body, mind, spirit. Let Your Yoga Dance® is for every single body and wonderful for all ages. https://letyouryogadance.com/
  • Manuela Mischke-Reeds – Somatic Psychotherapy Toolbox, 125 worksheets and exercises to treat trauma and stress (2018)
  • Susan McConnell – Somatic Internal Family Systems Therapy (2020) https://www.embodiedself.net/

Loretta LaRoche – How to Humor Your Stress
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bZMJdhe4xhQ
Don’t believe everything you think! Many of our thoughts can be the source of amusement if we learn how to discover our inner sitcom. Life does not have to be a stress rehearsal. When we explore how to “lighten up”, we also help to “lighten up” the world.

  • Karin Lubin and Elaine Casquerelli – IFS Wisdom Journals
  • Internal Family Systems is a powerfully transformative, evidence-based model of psychotherapy. https://ifs-institute.com
  • Living From My Centered Self – An IFS Wisdom Journal
  • Volume 1: Curiosity and Clarity (2019)
  • Volume 2: Courage and Creativity (2020)
  • Volume 3: Compassion and Connectedness (2020)
  • Volume 4: Calmness and Confidence (2020)

Thich Nhat Hanh – Reconciliation: Healing the Inner Child
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mWPOqA3q3ic

  • Karen A. Locke – Self-Compassion Day by Day: Daily Reflections with Internal Family Systems (2019)
  • Lissa Rankin – The Daily Flame (2019)
  • Yung Pueblo – Clarity and Connection (2021)
  • Yung Pueblo – Inward (2018)
  • Bonnie Weiss – Self-Therapy Workbook (2013)
  • Dorie Cameron – Why Did I Do That? (2009)
  • Dorie Cameron – YouTube Videos: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCrBIbtR8P1wiIySGt0aUYHg/featured
  • IFS Institute – https://ifs-institute.com/resources/articles/internal-family-systems-model-outline
  • Jay Earley – Self Therapy, 2nd Edition (2009)
  • Jay Noricks – Parts Psychology (2011)
  • Michelle Glass – Daily Parts Meditation Practice (2017)
  • Richard Schwartz – Introduction to the Internal Family Systems Model (2001)
  • Richard Schwartz – No Bad Parts (2021)
  • Richard Schwartz and Martha Sweezy – Internal Family Systems Therapy, Second Edition (2020)
  • Tom and Lauri Holmes – Parts Work, An illustrated guide to your inner life (2007)
  • Virginia Satir (1978) – Your Many Faces

Buddha Music, Peace of Mind and Joy of Living, Gratitude for this New Day, 432 hz
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AlxZeFrGDgc
Deep Focus Music to Improve Concentration – 12 Hours of Ambient Music
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4X0ga98zakc
Deep Healing Music, Relax Mind & Body: By Meditation and Healing
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PVcgg8QFVl8
Enya – The Very Best of ENYA Songs
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wjVD3RFph-M
Healing deep within the subconscious, Heal Unconscious Blockages and Negativity, 528Hz
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7RlAdDd21eg
Healing music for the heart – Gentle music, soothes the nervous system and pleases the soul # 10
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_IMvYFXiA2Y
I BELIEVE IN ME, 528Hz, Healing Self-Love Frequency, Positive Love Energy
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wd3–fDBaQg
Morning Peace Music, Positive Vibe Healing – 528Hz Known as The Love Frequency
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1javruW-Ycw
Morning Relaxing Music, Stress Relief, Background Music for Relaxation
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ze4qq85CaHk
Native American Flute Music, Emotional & Physical Healing
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xSOhn9C0ckM
Native American Flute Music
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c5Sy-tODTJU
Peaceful Relaxing Music – Stress Relief Music, Morning Relaxing, Beautiful Music
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x_v7euJzcU0
Reiki Music, Energy Healing, Nature Sounds, Zen Meditation, Positive Energy, Healing Music
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x7e2Dm5WdNg
Reiki Music, Energy Healing, Nature Sounds, Zen Meditation, Positive Energy, Healing Music
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x7e2Dm5WdNg

Richard J. Davidson – How mindfulness changes the emotional life of our brains
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7CBfCW67xT8
“Why is it that some people are more vulnerable to life’s slings and arrows and others more resilient?” In this eye-opening talk, Richard Davidson discusses how mindfulness can improve well-being and outlines strategies to boost four components of a healthy mind: awareness, connection, insight, and purpose.

How to Tap with Jessica Ortner: Emotional Freedom Technique Informational Video

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pAclBdj20ZU

How to Tap – with Nick Ortner of The Tapping Solution

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XRfLTQjJhp0

Tapping For Your Nervous System with Dorie Cameron

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3-LCLN-i9zU&t=651s

Gala Darling – Tapping to LOVE your body no matter what!
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3GZ5jUikdc4 
Gala Darling – Tapping That Everything is Going to Be Okay
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KtNvB0UYOw0
Gala Darling – How To Feel Good Every Single Day! EFT Tapping
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QxjrgjBNbQQ

Bessel van der Kolk – 6 Ways to Heal Trauma Without Medication
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZoZT8-HqI64
Dr. Gabor Maté – Trauma as disconnection from the self
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tef5_HK5Zlc
Dr. Gabor Maté – Compassionate Inquiry
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JrSUpJSfxRs
Peter Levine-Healing Trauma Full Audiobook
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PEf9KI4SWM8

  • Complex PTSD: From Surviving to Thriving – Peter Walker (2013)
  • Expressive and Creative Arts Methods for Trauma Survivors – Lois Carey (2006)
  • Healing Trauma, A pioneering program for restoring the wisdom of your body – Peter Levine (2005, 2008)
  • In an Unspoken Voice, How the body releases trauma and restores goodness – Peter Levine (2010)
  • The Body Keeps the Score – Bessel van der Kolk (2014)
  • Transcending Trauma, Healing complex PTSD with Internal Family Systems Therapy – Frank Anderson (2021)
  • Transforming the Living Legacy of Trauma (A workbook for survivors and therapists) – Janina Fisher (2021)
  • Trauma and Expressive Art Therapy – Cathy Malchiodi (2020)
  • Trauma Treatment Toolbox, 165 Brain-Changing tips, tools, and handouts to move therapy forward – Jennifer Sweeton (2019)
  • Treatment of Complex Trauma – Christine Courtois and Julian Ford (2013)
  • Waking the Tiger, Healing Trauma – Peter Levine (1997)

Podcasts

The One Inside with Tammy Sollenberger, An Internal Family Systems Podcast:

https://theoneinside.libsyn.com
IFS and PATH to 12- Step Recovery Program with Nadine Lucas