6 days - 32h

In this official (# 732) IFS  Online training, 12-18 May 2021, you can complete Level 2. 
IFS Level 1 completion is a requisite for this training.

This training will take place Onlinefrom Wednesday the 12th May,  to Tuesday the 18th May 2021
It will be 6 days, with a break day on saturday the 15th.
Its starting everyday at 2.30pm GMT,  until 9pm GMT.
Pauses and breaks also planned for every day.
This training will complete a total of 32 hours.
Break day on saturday the 15th.


EST: Its  starting at 9:30am
Morning: 930am-12 (break until 1pm) 
Afternoon: 1pm- 4pm
Finish at 3pm last day

GMT: Its starting everyday at 2:30 pm.
Start: 2:30am - 5pm (break until 6pm) 6pm - 9pm
Finish at 8pm last day


This six-day online course is designed to help you master the skills needed to treat trauma and dissociation. You’ll learn about:

  • Identifying and working with traumatized parts.
  • Working with clients with Dissociative Identity Disorder (DID) and attachment traumas.
  • Working with extreme parts, including self-harming, suicidal, substance-abusing, dissociative and shame-based parts.
  • Unburdening exiles, updating the system and re-establishing trust in Self.
  • Integrating other therapies with IFS.

This training course also allows you to explore the parts of yourself that are activated when you work with trauma—in the safe, nurturing environment of the course. You’ll be helped to:

  • Understand the particular components of the IFS model that are relevant to the treatment of trauma.
  • Apply IFS techniques when working with dissociative clients/ dissociative parts.
  • Take advantage of experiential learning to foster your own personal growth and development. 
  • Deepen your therapeutic use of Self to engage clients with traumatised parts safely. 

Note that you need to attend all five training days in order to receive a certificate of completion.
Pre-requisite: IFS Level 1 completion is a requisite for this training, ongoing supervision and IFS practice and/or particular interest in trauma for your client cohort.

Dr. Anderson began his journey by earning his bachelor’s degree in chemistry from the University of Illinois in 1985, followed by his M.D. degree from Rush University Medical School in 1989. He completed his residency in psychiatry at Harvard Medical School. After graduation, he stayed on as a clinical instructor at Harvard while working as a staff psychiatrist at the Trauma Center at the Justice Resource Institute under the direction of Bessel van der Kolk.
     In 1994, Dr. Anderson launched his private practice, centered on the treatment of trauma, including single-incident trauma, complex trauma, dissociative identity disorder, and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Providing compassionate care, he also specializes in the treatment of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), autism spectrum disorders (ASD), and lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) issues. Patients benefit from Dr. Anderson's psychopharmacology expertise as well as his training in sensory motor psychotherapy (SP) and eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR).
     Dr. Anderson’s professional focus expanded in 2004 after he met his mentor and friend Richard Schwarz, Ph.D., founder of Internal Family Systems (IFS), a model that combines systems thinking and multiplicity of the mind. Dr. Anderson learned to integrate the IFS model into his passion for psychopharmacology, neurobiology and trauma therapy; He and Dr. Schwartz currently teach IFS, Trauma and Neuroscience, a five-day intensive training for therapists. In 2013, Dr. Anderson was named chairman of the Foundation for Self Leadership (FSL)—a nonprofit organization dedicated to advancing IFS via research, scholarships and outreach.
     Today, Dr. Anderson serves as FSL executive director and continues to provide consultation, individual therapy and couples therapy at his office in Concord, Mass. Additionally, he maintains an active career as a speaker, teacher, consultant, writer and researcher who travels the globe, often conducting seminars, workshops and training programs. He also remains affiliated with the Center for Self Leadership and Trauma Center at the Justice Resource Institute.

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This Training can only be attended by participants that complete an IFS-I L1 training.

Non-Portuguese candidates: 2100 USD

Portuguese Candidates: 1600 USD

Registrations contact:
+351 965522423

Notify: construtivistas@sppc.org.pt

Payment plans 
A  deposit of 500€ will secure your place.
Full payment due until end of March 2021.
For more details please contact us at construtivistas@sppc.org.pt

Cancellations: cancellations received 15 working days prior the first day of the event will receive a refund of registration fees less an administration charge of 20% of the event fee - only if your space can be filled. 
Cancellations made after are liable for the full registration fee.

Registered Participants

Annie Beach - USA
Ana Rita Ferreira - Portugal
Anna Browne - UK
Caroline Strawson - UK

Catherine Butterly - Switzerland
Ciara McGriskin - UK
Darrell C. Greene - USA
Despina Ploussiou - Grece
Elisa Dari - Jordan

Iryna Natalushko -Ukraine
Irena Berlinska -
Jessica Bennet - USA
Joanne Howard - Au 
Krystyna Kowalsky - Denmark
Lena Suhaila - PT/USA 
Linda von Richter  - Canada
Lucie van Leeuwen - Netherland
Margaret Almeida -  Portugal
Margaret Conley - USA

Maya Barash - Israel
Meret Gudrun - Denmark (USA)
Paula Hanson - Ireland
Raphaella Carriere - Switzerland
Richard Colley - UK
Shaindl Diamond -
Shani Cohen - USA
Shannon Franco - USA
Siana McGarvey - Ireland
Stephen Brown - Northern Ireland

Tara Lutchma
Zandra Bamford -
Zila Philips -


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