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Innovations and Elaborations in Internal Family Systems Therapy / Edition 1

Innovations and Elaborations in Internal Family Systems Therapy / Edition 1

by Martha Sweezy, Ellen L. Ziskind
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Martha Sweezy and Ellen L. Ziskind’s Internal Family Systems Therapy: New Dimensions quickly established itself as essential reading for clinicians who are interested in IFS by illustrating how the model can be applied to a variety of therapy modalities and patient populations. Sweezy and Ziskind’s newest volume, Innovations and Elaborations in Internal Family Systems Therapy, is the natural follow-up to that text. Here Richard Schwartz and other master IFS clinicians illustrate how they work with a wide variety of problems: racism, perpetrator parts, trauma, addiction, eating disorders, parenting, and grief. The authors also show creative ways of putting into practice basic IFS techniques that help parts to unblend and to unburden both personal and legacy burdens.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781138024373
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 09/20/2016
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 202
Sales rank: 961,129
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

About the Author

Martha Sweezy, PhD, is an assistant professor at Harvard Medical School and has a therapy and consultation practice in Northampton, Massachusetts. She is co-editor of Internal Family Systems Therapy: New Dimensions, and co-author of Intimacy from the Inside Out: Courage and Compassion in Couple Therapy.

Ellen L. Ziskind, LICSW, CGP, has been affiliated with Harvard Medical School at Cambridge Hospital, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and was on the faculty at Boston Institute for Psychotherapy, Two Brattle Center and Northeastern Society for Group Psychotherapy. She is co-editor of Internal Family Systems Therapy: New Dimensions and has a psychotherapy/consultation practice in Brookline, Massachusetts.

Table of Contents

Introduction Janna Malamud Smith 1. Getting Unstuck Pamela Krause, Lawrence G. Rosenberg, and Martha Sweezy 2. An IFS Lens on Addiction: Compassion for Extreme Parts Cece Sykes 3. IFS and Eating Disorders: Healing the Parts Who Hide in Plain Sight Jeanne Catanzaro 4. From Reactive to Self-Led Parenting: IFS Therapy for Parents Paul Neustadt 5. Self-Led Grieving: Transitions, Loss and Death Derek Scott 6. Perpetrator Parts Richard C. Schwartz 7. Dealing With Racism: Should We Exorcise or Embrace Our Inner Bigots? Richard C. Schwartz 8. What IFS Offers to the Treatment of Trauma Frank G. Anderson and Martha Sweezy 9. Expanded Unburdenings: Relaxing Managers and Releasing Creativity Pamela Geib 10. Legacy burdens Ann L. Sinko Glossary Index

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