OUTLOOK October 2017

The Foundation is pleased to release the October 2017 Edition of OUTLOOK.

Read about how the notion of multiplicity-of-mind may make it to the big screen, how IFS is making it to teachers in Inner-City Schools, and how there is a need for kindness and IFS to help together soothe the immigrant experience.

Other community updates include the application of IFS in spirituality and global peace; use of IFS-based personality scale by therapists to help clients map and monitor their internal system; and promising research results of the efficacy of IFS in treating complex trauma.

 This issue of OUTLOOK also contains news regarding IFS in coaching, the new IFS Resource Database, and a number of Foundation's operational developments.

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The Foundation Welcomes Krause & McCoy on its Board of Directors

We welcome with great anticipation and look forward to the leadership and contributions of our newest board members, Pamela K. Krause, MSW, LCSW and Vicki McCoy, MA. We also express our gratitude to Nancy Shadick, MD, MPH, for serving diligently on the Board since its inception in 2013. Nancy brought to us seasoned experience in clinical research for which she was a knowledgeable, effective advocate. Her ideas regarding the IFS Graduate Research Fellowship will be launched in Q2 of this year.

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The Foundation Receives a Challenge Gift, Approves a New Physiology Study, and Other Developments...

Challenge Gift: The Foundation has recently received another anonymous challenge gift of $25,000 USD. The donor would match the gift dollar to dollar if we can raise, with the help of the community, this amount of $25,000 by December 31, 2016. This donor’s funding and your continued support will help us proceed firmly toward three main goals: (1) support empirical IFS research further with the intent to make the IFS listing on NREPP more robust (turning listed “promising” outcomes into “effective” outcomes if the science warrants it); (2) work strategically to bring IFS to marginalized communities; and (3) broaden our efforts to showcase the positive effects of IFS on people’s lives.

New Research Approved. Upon recommendation of an independent review, the Board approved a new high-tech physiology study to be conducted jointly by

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Harley Goldberg Appointed New Board Chair; Frank Anderson & Toufic Hakim to Share Executive Roles

The Foundation is pleased to announce the appointment of Harley Goldberg, DO, as the new Chair of its Board. Harley has served on the Board since the Foundation was activated in August 2013, and will serve in this new capacity for a three-year term. Harley is director of medical education and a physician executive with The Permanente Group, Northern California Kaiser Permanente. (Click here to read Harley’s bio.) Harley was appointed by a unanimous approval of his colleague members of the Board and follows Frank Anderson, MD, who served as the first Chair of the Board.

“What an honor it is to be allowed to meet and work with such high-value friends, on the Board and in the community, while also doing good for the world.” Harley remarked in reaction to his appointment. ”To be able to bring IFS into my life, the medical examination room, and organizational development (and to be thinking about IFS in conjunction with empirical research, to boot) is a blessing.”

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OUTLOOK November 2016

The Foundation is pleased to release the November 2016 Edition of OUTLOOK.

Read about how blending art with IFS could enhance one’s inner qualities; how incorporating the IFS Model into therapy or coaching could deepen healing for both client and IFS practitioner; and how the IFS paradigm may enhance the process and outcomes of executive coaching. 

Other community updates are featured, including a panel at the Mind and Life Europe conference featuring Richard, Schwartz, PhD, IFS Developer; and stories of personal transformation with IFS application.

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