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.

IFS Training
Fee for individuals

As a relational, attachment-focused, IFS therapist, my current work is primarily focused towards those who present with qualities of GTIm (www.acornandanchor.com), including neurodivergence and C-PTSD.
Professionally, I have over 30 years experience working with children, youth, families, and adults in a variety of settings. My post-secondary education includes not only master's level formal education, but also extensive self-directed learning, a research internship, and professional training in the areas of Giftedness, ADHD, ASD1, infant and child development, adverse childhood experiences, complex PTSD and IFS Training (IFSI).

In practice, I use a the IFS model as well as variety of therapeutic approaches, methodologies, and interventions to meet my clients needs at their individual developmental level. This includes being neuro-affirming, and meeting people where they are, at their comfort level in their own healing process. For the last 10 years or so, I have worked on developing my practice and creating effective tools and approaches to work with the clients I serve. This includes my own Brain Animals Concept and the Acorn & Anchor Model of Practice.

Registered Social Worker
Postal Code
M6P 1A4