Internal Family Systems Model – Direct Access & Gift of Burdens – Sydney

Facilitators: Paul Neustadt and Simon d’Orsogna 

In this three-day didactic & experiential Internal Family System workshop we will learn key skills for working with the vulnerable as well as protective aspects of our self-caring systems for healing and growth. On the first two days US-based IFS trainer Paul Neustadt will teach how-to work with entrenched or difficult parts using the powerful Direct Access technique, and the final day will address the unseen and under-appreciated gifts of Exiles.

Paul Neustadt, MSS, LICSW is an IFS Co-Lead Trainer and an AAMFT Approved Supervisor. He has a private practice in Arlington, MA where he specializes in couples therapy, parent coaching, and IFS consultation. For 17 years he was the director of a community counseling and prevention program for children, adolescents, and their families, and before that he worked in a college counseling center and a community mental health center. He taught couples and family therapy at a family therapy institute and in two graduate programs. As a trainer Paul creates a safe and accepting atmosphere, attending thoughtfully to group process and making sure all parts are welcome. He teaches the Model with a clear, down to earth and open-hearted manner.

Simon d’Orsogna is a therapist, clinical trainer/facilitator, and systems-oriented coach based in Melbourne, with individual and organizational clients across Australia and the globe. He provides psychotherapy, process consultancy and adult developmental coaching. Based in Melbourne, Simon is a certified Kegan-Lahey Immunity to Changecoach, process consultant and integrative therapist, and an Associate Instructor with the US Coherence Psychology Institute. Simon facilitates experiential learning workshops in Australia, including through 2016-18 offered a training series introducing Internal Family Systems to Australia, and since 2018 brought the first IFS official certification trainings from Dr Richard Schwartz’s US-based IFS Institute. He is IFSI’s International Partner in Australia & New Zealand, and has completed all Levels of the official IFS training, including specialized training working with couples, family and trauma.

CPD Hours: This event counts as 22.5 hours of category A CPD for PACFA’s membership renewal requirements

For full details regarding the event and registration please go to the website.

07/03/2020 - 09/03/2020
9:00 am - 4:30 pm

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