Open-Hearted, Caring, and Innovative Trainer

Chris Burris, M.Ed, LMFT, LCMHCS, is a Clinical Consultant and Senior Lead Trainer for the Center for Self Leadership.

Chris has been a psychotherapist since 1989, working with diverse populations in community agencies, intensive residential centers, institutions of higher learning, and in private practice. 

He began training in the Internal Family Systems model in 1999 and is currently a Senior Lead Trainer for the Internal Family Systems Institute where he teaches Level 1, Level II, and Level III trainings and serves as a trainer and mentor for new IFS training staff. 


Upcoming Workshops and Trainings

Advanced IFS Consultation Groups

Advanced Consultation Groups are designed for IFS Institute Level One graduates.

Groups of 8 – 10 IFS trained therapists meet with Chris on a regularly scheduled basis to work experientially on challenging IFS concepts. 

Podcasts Featuring Chris

Hear Chris talk about a variety of advanced IFS topics on these podcasts.