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Articles,  books, and websites on themes related to IFS


Official IFSM Website:

IFSM Self-Help:

Self-Therapy Journey (self help):

Six free 90 min. teleconference recordings here

Video interviews with IFS trainers/experts here

IFS & Self-Acceptance-- Jay Earley, Ph.D.

"Finding your Parts"-- Bruce Hersey, LCSW-- Intro to IFS video

Interview & Video with Frank Anderson, MD here

Complilation of IFS resouces by Derek Scott

IFS Reference List-- complete bibliography

"Inside Out" (2015)-- The Pixar Picture about Parts!

-- includes family dinner scene at 5:38 mark

Review by IFS founder Richard Schwartz, Ph.D.-- PDF

"Inside Out" and Parenting-- blog by therapist

Inside Out: Behind-the-Scenes Science with Dacher Keltner, PhD

Parents' Guide to Inside Out-- by Paul Ekman, Ph.D. 

Review by Dr. Bonner ("Psychology Gets Animated!"-- page 3)-- PDF

Books & Articles on IFS written for the general public and therapists:

Barbera, M. (2016) Bring Yourself to Love: How Couples Can Turn Disconnection into Intimacy, 2nd. edition, Dos Monos Press, Inc.

Earley, J. (2010) Self-Therapy: A Step-By-Step Guide to Creating Inner Wholeness Using IFS, Mill City Press, Inc. (for eBook, Kindle, Paperback, and Audio editions available here )

Earley, J. (2012) Resolving Inner Conflict: Working Through Polarization Using Internal Family Systems Therapy. Pattern System Books (available through Amazon; publisher also has eBook/PDF version here).

Earley, J. (2012) Working with Anger in Internal Family Systems Therapy (IFS Professional Booklet Series). Pattern System Books (available as Amazon Kindle version here).

Earley, J. & Weiss, B. (2013) Freedom from Your Inner Critic: A Self-Therapy approach. Sounds True.

Earley, J. (2016) Self-Therapy Volume 2: A Step-by-Step Guide for Working with Protectors. Pattern System Books.

Earley, J. (2016) Self-Therapy, Vol. 3: A Step-by-Step Guide to Using IFS for Eating Issues, Procrastination, the Inner Critic, Depression, Perfectionism, Anger, Communication, and More. Pattern System Books.

Ehrmann, L.A. (2014)  Kids, Parents, & Everyone Have Parts: A Book About Internal Family Systems for the Young and Young at Heart.  Self-published; available on CD here

Ehrmann, L.A. (2014)  Everyone Has Parts: The Self-Led Parent's Guide to Understanding Your Own. Self-published; available on CD here

Herbine-Blank, T., Kerpelman, D., & Sweezy, M. (2015) Intimacy from the Inside Out: Courage and Compassion in Couple Therapy. Routledge

Holmes, T. & Holmes, L. (2011) Parts Work: An Illustrated Guide to Your Inner Life Winged Heart Press; 4th edition (if not available via Amazon, purchase through publisher here ).

Mones. A. (2014) Transforming Troubled Children, Teens, and Their Families: An Internal Family Systems Model for Healing. Routledge

Schwartz, J. & Brennan, B. (2014) There's a Part of Me.... Oak Park IL: Trailheads Publications, The Center for Self Leadership (available only through this link)

Schwartz RC (2001). Introduction to the Internal Family Systems Model. Oak Park IL: Trailheads Publications, The Center for Self Leadership (available only through this link)

Schwartz RC (2008). You are the one you have been waiting for: Bringing courageous love to intimate relationships. Oak Park IL: Trailheads Publi- cations, The Center for Self Leadership (available only through this link)

Schwartz, RC (2015)  Facing our Dark Sides: Some forms of Self-compassion are Harder than Others. In Psychotherapy Networker, September/October (available through this link)

Sweezy, M. & Ziskind, E. (Eds.) (2013) Internal family systems therapy: New dimensions. Routledge

Weiss, B.J (2014) Self-Therapy Workbook: An exercise book for the IFS Process. Larkspur, CA.: Pattern System Books. (eBook available here).


Articles,  books, and websites on themes related to IFS:

Brooks, D. (2009) "Where the Wild Things Are", New York Times, 10/20/2009-- relates movie to concept of inner parts; download here

Compassionate Mind Foundation-- website here

Institute for Applied Compassion-- website here

Neff, K. (2011) Self-Compassion: Stop Beating Yourself Up and Leave Insecurity Behind. William Morrow. For more info, visit website here

Nhat Hanh, T. (2010) Reconciliation: Healing the Inner Child. Parallax Press

Noricks, J. (2011) Parts Psychology: A Trauma-Based, Self-State Therapy for Emotional Healing. New University Press