New IFS Leadership Fellows Program, Isralei-Palestinian Collective-Healing Effort, A Retrospective on OUTLOOK & Other Valuable Reads

As a companion to the Foundation's earlier news release on October 14, 2021, this release represents the second helping of the October 2021 issue of OUTLOOK, its 14th issue and largest semi-annual edition.

Learn through this edition about the new program to help develop champions of change in communities that have traditionally been marginalized and where IFS has been traditionally inaccessible. Be inspired by efforts to host conversations between Israli Jews and Arabs through inner work. And be moved and inspired by a collection of personal stories of transformation that individuals from various backgrounds, with different experiences, and in different settings are sharing.

This issue gies an overview of the successful series of online dialogues, A Bridge Between US; introduces the new section from the IFS Library... and it commemorates through a heartfelt tribute the now sadly departed Foundation’s Chair Emeritus, Harley Goldberg, DO.

And as has been the practice, OUTLOOK also features IFS trainers and Foundation donors...

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New IFS-related articles appear in professional journals

New IFS-related articles appear in professional journals

A new research article by Michael Fitzgerald, Assistant professor in Child and Family Sciences at the University of Mississippi was recently published in The American Journal of Family Therapy. In his study of 303 students at two different universities, his paper, Cool, Calm, and Collected: The Associations Between Self-Leadership and Adult Mental and Relational Health Outcomes, showed results that higher Self-leadership, as measured by the 25-item IFS Self Scale, was associated with lower anxiety, depression, sleep problems, and dissociation. Greater Self-leadership was also associated with greater positive relationship quality, and less negative relationship quality.

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IFS Group Therapy, School Program Evaluation, A Treatment Approach for the Military & Other Significant Reads

The Foundation is pleased to publish the October 2021 issue of OUTLOOK, its semi-annual magazine. This is the 14th issue and by far the largest and this news release introduces the first set of articles within it.

There is a richness of stories, from a series on IFS Therapy in groups to efforts for making IFS accessible to military veterans and servicemembers who stand to benefit significantly. Catch an update on the program that introduced notions of internal parts and Self leadership to school adults in Connecticut and the promising findings of its independent evaluation. And be moved and inspired by a personal story of transformation about how one's IFS-inspired awareness shifted everything for her.

This issue features the latest work on an IFS mobile app and on a popular podcast… and invites you to “Imagine with Us.”

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