Using IFS to Heal Our Relationships with Food and Body

Using IFS to Heal Our Relationships with Food and Body digital course
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Using IFS to Heal Our Relationships with Food and Body

Salepage : Using IFS to Heal Our Relationships with Food and Body


Richard Schwartz, PhDDiana Richards, RDN, LDNJeanne Catanzaro, PhD


14 Hours 13 Minutes


Sep 01, 2019

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Using IFS to Heal Our Relationships with Food and the Body


Module 1: Our Burdened Relationships With Food and Our Bodies: Sources of Constraints to Self-Leadership

Module 2: Using IFS to Restore Trust in the Self

Module 3: Using IFS to Heal Clients’ Relationships with Food and Their Bodies

Module 4: Developing a Self-Led Eating Practice to Unburden and Prevent Further Burdening


Module 1:

  1. Illustrate two common myths about “obesity” as related to therapeutic treatment.
  2. Determine and differentiate between the physical, behavioral, and mental health consequences of dieting.
  3. Identify two legacy burdens that help drive weight stigma in our culture.
  4. Specify a common myth perpetuated in our society regarding weight and body size.
  5. Compare the impact of genetics versus the environment on determining our body’s set point.
  6. Distinguish between popular and fad diets compared to weight-neutral approaches in assisting clients to make informed decisions.
  7. Characterize the terms fat, overweight and obese.

Module 2:

  1. Compare and contrast weight stigma with internalized weight stigma.
  2. Assess and Differentiate implicit bias from explicit bias.
  3. Illustrate a personal or client scenario where implicit bias had an impact on clinical outcomes.
  4. Provide examples of early disruptions to intuitive or Self-led eating to improve client’s level of understanding.
  5. Compare intuitive eating and mindful eating for purposes of client psychoeducation.

Module 3:

  1. Identify 2 ways therapists can perpetuate anti-fat bias in clinical sessions.
  2. Provide two examples of micro aggressions in the therapeutic context that perpetuate weight stigma
  3. Specify protective parts that can impede clinicians’ ability to work effectively with clients’ body image and food related concerns.
  4. Demonstrate two ways IFS can be used to facilitate behavioral practices that support health and wellness.
  5. Utilize specific IFS techniques to reduce anxiety regarding food and activity choices.


Module 4:

  1. Apply IFS techniques that can be used in session to help clients acquire a new perspective regarding hunger and fullness cues to develop a more flexible and adaptive relationship with various dimensions related to food choices (timing, portions, type of food)
  2. Articulate methods by which IFS can be interfaced with weight-neutral approaches and other external support programs to improve client efficacy regarding health.
  3. Specify and validate various types of protector behavior that interfere with a client’s capacity to engage in Self-led eating to improve client’s level of functioning.

Richard Schwartz, PhDRelated seminars and products

IFS Institute

Richard Schwartz began his career as a systemic family therapist and an academic and he is now on the Faculty of the Department of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School. He is also a Senior Fellow of the Meadows treatment center in Arizona. Grounded in systems thinking, Dr. Schwartz developed the Internal Family Systems (IFS) model in response to clients’ descriptions of various parts within themselves. In 2000, he founded the Center for Self Leadership (now IFS Institute –, which offers three levels of trainings and workshops in IFS for professionals and the general public, both in this country and abroad. A featured speaker for national professional organizations, Dr. Schwartz has published many books and over fifty articles about IFS.

Diana Richards, RDN, LDNRelated seminars and products

Namaste Nutrition

Diana Dugan Richards, registered, licensed dietitian and certified IFS practitioner and nutrition therapist served over eight years as a clinical nutrition manager at a Boston academic medical institution before establishing her private practice in 2007. She has utilized Internal Family Systems in her practice since 2011 for clients with disordered and dysfunctional eating, digestive health issues, and vegetarian / vegan dietary lifestyles

Jeanne Catanzaro, PhDRelated seminars and products

Jeanne Catanzaro is a clinical psychologist in private practice in Brookline, Massachusetts with 10 years’ experience with Internal Family Systems. She has worked with eating disorders and trauma for the past twenty years and is currently focused on using IFS to heal eating and body image issues across the spectrum from disordered eating to eating disordered.

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