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This Training is FULL: Creating Healing Circles™: Using the IFS Model in Group Therapy – In Person Training

November 14 - November 18

- $2,500.00

Five-Day Training Description:

This five-day, in-person training in Asheville, NC is an in-depth training on how to use the IFS model in a group therapy format. The training is based on Chris’s book, Creating Healing Circles: Using the Internal Family Systems Model in Facilitating Groups and is designed to teach participants skills and techniques in using IFS in a group setting. The training will form a working group of 10 participants who will do in-depth internal work as well as practice implementing the facilitator skills outlined in the book with an emphasis on sculpting. Participants will get immediate feedback from Chris while practicing facilitating in-depth IFS groups. This training is designed for IFS Institute Level One trained practitioners who are committed to providing IFS Healing Circles.

Learning Outcomes for the Creating Healing Circles™ In-person Training: 

  • Discuss various formats and/or themes for IFS groups
  • Develop a greater understanding of group dynamics and the stages of group development
  • Learn the key group facilitator skills for using IFS in a group format
  • Discover the effectiveness of working with intentions
  • Practice leading experiential exercises in a group format
  • Explore the Self of the Facilitator and Parts that arise in live, group dynamics
  • Awareness of the energy fields and safe ways to clear energy burdens (ex. legacy, cultural, and unattached burdens)
  • Discussion of other healing modalities such as (but not limited to) body therapies, sound healing, energy work, breathwork, EMDR, shamanic practices, psychedelics, and ancestral medicine.


  • Note: This workshop is offered privately with Chris and is not an IFSI Level II training.
  • Must be IFS Institute Level One trained practitioners with a commitment to providing IFS in a group setting.
  • Location: Asheville, NC
  • Date: Thursday, November 14th – Monday, November 18th, 2024
  • Time: 9:00am – 4:30pm ET
  • One Virtual Session: Two hours, Friday, November 1st, 2024 from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm ET (Eastern Time)
  • Cancelation Policy: Note that if a refund is made, regardless of when it is made, there is a 3% processing fee deducted from the refund amount. Cancellations for a full refund (minus the processing fee) can be made four weeks (28 days) before the first day of the training. Cancellation made three weeks (21 days) before the first day of the training will receive 50% refund (minus the processing fee). Registrations cannot be moved to another training.
  • Thirty (32) CE credits available for this training (additional cost)
  • Once registered, additional information will be sent to the group regarding travel and logistics information.


November 14
November 18
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Chris Burris


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Creating Healing Circles Training
Thanks for your interest in participating in this five-day training. Note that IFS Institute Level One training is required for participation. Registered participants will receive hotel and lodging information as well as additional details for the training via a separate email.
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