Internal Family Systems (IFS) Resources

Here are some books, websites, and videos for clients experiencing Internal Family Systems (IFS) or Parts therapy:


  • No Bad Parts: Healing Trauma and Restoring Wholeness with the Internal Family Systems Model – by R. C. Schwartz
  • Introduction to the Internal Family Systems Model – by R. C. Schwartz
  • Parts Work: An Illustrated Guide to Your Inner Life by T. Holmes, L. Holmes
  • You Are the One You’ve Been Waiting For: Bringing Courageous Love To Intimate Relationships by R. C. Schwartz
  • Internal Family Systems Couples Therapy – Skills Manual: Healing Intimacy from the Inside Out by T. Herbine-Blank and M. Sweezy
  • Intimacy from the Inside Out: Courage and Compassion in Couple Therapy  by T. Herbine-Blank, D. Kerpelman, and M. Sweezy
  • The way of effortless mindfulness: a revolutionary guide for living an awakened life by L. Kelly
  • Transcending Trauma: Healing Complex PTSD with Internal Family Systems Therapy – by F. G. Anderson
  • Creating Healing Circles: Using the Internal Family Systems Model in Facilitating Groups by C. Burris
  • Trauma and Dissociation Informed Internal Family Systems: How to Successfully Treat C-PTSD, and Dissociative Disorders by J. Twombly



Elaine Korngold, LPC, is a Certified IFS Therapist trained in Levels 1, 2, and IFIO through the IFS Institute. Text or email Elaine to schedule a free 20-minute phone consultation.