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IFS Therapy: What Is Internal Family Systems Therapy?

Internal Family Systems (IFS) therapy, as envisioned by Dr. Richard Schwartz that can lead to self-healing and transformation. It has the potential to connect to the depths of your psyche to harmonise your internal dynamics.

jigsaw puzzle, a metaphor for Internal Family Systems (IFS) therapy | Franziska Rosenzweig

jigsaw puzzle, a metaphor for Internal Family Systems (IFS) therapy | photo: Dmitry Demidov

The Essence of IFS Therapy

Internally, we all possess a symphony of different aspects, often referred to as "parts," that shape our thoughts, emotions, and behaviours. IFS therapy, pioneered by Dr. Richard Schwartz, introduces a revolutionary approach to understanding and transforming these internal dynamics.

Your Inner World

Navigate the intricate landscape of your mind and explore the powerful impact of IFS therapy. Dick Schwartz's groundbreaking model enables individuals to cultivate a deep connection with their internal parts, fostering understanding, empathy, compassion, curiosity, and ultimately, healing.

Key Benefits of IFS Therapy:


Uncover hidden facets of yourself, gaining insight into the origins of your thoughts and behaviours.


Emotional Liberation: 

Release trapped emotions and alleviate the burdens carried by different parts of your internal system.

Holistic Healing: 

Promote harmony among your internal parts, paving the way for a more integrated and authentic self.

All Behaviours Have A Positive Intention

In the intricate tapestry of our internal world, each part and its resulting behaviours harbour positive intentions. Guided by a profound desire for protection or coping, these facets aim to shield us from pain and shame or navigate life's challenges. Understanding the positive intentions behind our diverse parts is a key facet of IFS therapy, allowing us to foster empathy, compassion, clarity, reconcile internal conflicts, and ultimately embark on a path of holistic healing. Embracing the positivity within our internal dynamics is the first step towards self-discovery and becoming whole.

Why Choose IFS Therapy

IFS therapy is a cutting-edge modality for holistic healing. By optimising the Internal Family Systems framework, you can embark on a transformative journey toward self-discovery and inner harmony.

Integrating the Power of IFS with Hypnotherapy

Depending on the individual, we can use IFS on its own or integrate it with hypnotherapy. In the synergistic approach to self-discovery, we can blend the transformative methodologies of Internal Family Systems (IFS) therapy with the profound insights offered by Hypnotherapy. This harmonious integration unlocks new dimensions of healing and personal growth.

As IFS delves into the intricate web of internal parts, Hypnotherapy provides a gateway to the subconscious mind, where profound transformations can take root. Together, these modalities create a powerful alliance, offering a comprehensive and holistic journey towards self-awareness, healing, and lasting change.

Contact Me To See Whether IFS Is For You

Ready to embark on a journey of self-healing and transformation? Contact Franziska Rosenzweig today to explore the world of IFS therapy and discover the profound impact it can have on your life. Franziska is dedicated to guiding you through this transformative process, allowing you to unlock the full potential of your internal world.

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