IFS Training: Richard Schwartz‘s Internal Family Systems Institute provides training in IFS to practitioners through intensive programs called Level One, Level Two and Level Three. At any point a year or after taking a Level One training a practitioner can apply to become a Certified IFS Therapist with IFS-I by completing further learning, supervision and by having had their work reviewed and accepted by an approved IFS-I certifier. Derek Scott also provides training in IFS and anyone that has completed his Skills and Competencies Course is considered IFS Informed.

IFIO Training: Intimacy from The Inside Out (IFIO) is a form of couples therapy with its roots in IFS. Toni Herbine-Blank and the IFS-I provide a special Level Two (IFIO) that teaches this couples protocol. In addition Toni provides Advanced IFIO trainings.

Melanie Dignam MSW RSW
IFS Training
Fee for individuals
Fee details
Sliding scale available

My name is Melanie Dignam and I am offering virtual psychotherapy. In addition to offering psychotherapy, I have spent the past 20 years providing advocacy and support for young people and their families navigating complex systems such as education, health, criminal justice, family law and child welfare.

I have a Masters Degree in Social Work and a diploma in Gerontology. I am a registered Social Worker with the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers(OCSWSSW) and the Ontario Association of Social Workers (OASW).

I practice from a Trauma Informed and Anti-Oppressive foundation using a variety of approaches such as Internal Family Systems, CBT, Narrative Therapy and Mindfulness Based Strategies

Daytime, Evenings, Weekends
Registered Social Worker
Postal Code
M6P 3P7