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Trauma blocks Love.
Love heals trauma.

Trauma activates an internal cascade of reactions that blocks love, connection, and creativity; and in turn, love has the power to transcend trauma, heal our pain, and reconnect us to our Self, our source, and to each other.

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Corrective Relational Experience

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Frank's Latest Books

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Transcending Trauma

Hope and light are on the horizon to help clients overcome the challenges of healing and releasing the pain of relational trauma.

The highly acclaimed Transcending Trauma explores a unique, compassionate, and evidence-based approach to resolving complex and dissociative trauma. In this transformative book Frank Anderson, MD, masterfully details an IFS path to therapy that allows clients to access their inherent capacity for healing – called Self-energy – while also helping them welcome, as opposed to manage, the extreme emotions frequently associated with trauma.

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Internal Family Systems Skills Training Manual

Internal Family Systems Therapy (IFS) provides a revolutionary treatment plan for PTSD, anxiety, depression, substance abuse, eating disorders and more.

Using a non-pathologizing, accelerated approach -- rooted in neuroscience -- IFS applies inner resources and self-compassion for healing emotional wounding at its core. This new manual offers straight-forward explanations and illustrates a wide variety of applications. Easy to read and highly practical.

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The Arc of Healing Trauma

May 25, June 29, July 27 @ 4PM ET

The Arc of Healing: Trauma Informed Emotional Health: Incorporating Internal Family Systems (IFS) Concepts into Trauma Treatment. Learn how to safely identify and work with someone who has gone through an overwhelming life experience. How to know when it’s ok to proceed and when you will need to refer them out. Learn how to monitor and track the parts within your clients, as well as the activated parts that can show up within yourself. Discover the key components to releasing trauma and how to safely navigate being with vulnerability when somebody has been relationally violated.

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Forest Frank

Teacher. Author. Healer.

Committed to promoting compassion, hope, healing and non-violence in the world, Dr. Anderson specializes in understanding and treating the effects of psychic pain and trauma. Unique as both a psychiatrist and psychotherapist, he is passionate about teaching brain-based psychotherapy and integrating current neuroscience knowledge with the IFS model of therapy.

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A crucial contribution that brings clarity and light to the often dark, confusing journey of treating complex PTSD.

Richard C. Schwartz, PhD, founder of Internal Family Systems (IFS)

Featured Article - Published on Authority Magazine

Rising Through Resilience: The Five Things You Can Do To Become More Resilient During Turbulent Times

People who possess courage have the capacity to tackle all that comes their way.

They’re not dominated by fear or driven by shame. They are not worried or preoccupied about getting hurt or abandoned or dominated by someone. People with courage possess the confidence and ability to move through whatever shows up in their life. Resilience, on the other hand, is active when someone is faced with a challenge. People rise to the occasion, they stand up and withstand the hardship.

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