Internal Family Systems—The Personal Side

  • By Yolanda Brailey
  • 01 Jun, 2024
Last month we began exploring the treatment modality of Internal Family Systems (IFS). As stated last month, IFS is an approach to therapy that aims to help the individual become aware of their inner voices to begin the path to healing and wholeness. IFS...
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ADHD and Autism

  • By Arielle Teets
  • 15 May, 2024
Attention deficit disorder and autism co-occur at high rates. They are both forms of innate neurodivergence. This means that they are genetic and can be present in childhood. They are similar. The overlap between them is poorly understood since the diagnosis manual we use...
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Internal Family Systems—The Practical Side

  • By Yolanda Brailey
  • 01 May, 2024
Internal Family Systems (IFS) was created by psychologist Richard Schwartz.  Schwartz worked as a family therapist and noticed that people described their thoughts and feelings as different parts. Furthermore, he discovered that people’s parts often did not get along or were in conflict with...
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Loneliness: Global Health Threat

  • By Arielle Teets
  • 15 Apr, 2024
The World Health Organization (WHO) recently declared loneliness a “global health threat”. They have started new programs to help establish social connection as a global health priority.
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Relationship Self-Sabotage

  • By Arielle Teets
  • 15 Mar, 2024
Healthy relationships are important for our wellbeing. We need secure bonds with people who we trust and can rely on. Romantic or nonromantic these are of the utmost importance. Feeling loved unconditionally, being treated well, and communicating properly are signs of a healthy connection....
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