ODW All Parts Are Welcome with Richard Schwartz and Ronald Siegel

ODW All Parts Are Welcome with Richard Schwartz and Ronald Siegel



This is a 3 hour On Demand Webinar. Access information, resources and CEU information will be available immediately after successful registration and registrants will be given unlimited access to the recording for a full year.

This webinar was broadcasted live on Tuesday, December 7, 2021

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How can psychopharmacology help clinicians working in IFS? Explore how psychedelic-assisted therapy can help heal trauma by connecting us to the parts we try to bury.

Psychopharmacology and psychotherapy both have the potential to be revolutionized by psychedelic drugs. One of the ways that psychedelic drugs work is by helping us re-evaluate our habitual sense of self. Under the right conditions, they can connect us to others and to aspects of ourselves that we’ve tried to bury. In this way, they can help heal traumatic wounds.

Psychedelic drugs can help illuminate our attachment to limiting self-images and facilitate life-changing transpersonal experiences. Often, rather than finding one coherent, stable separate self, people discover multiple sub-personalities or parts. And each of these parts has its own history, needs, and injuries.

How might we work with these parts, both in the context of psychedelic-assisted psychotherapy and in other forms of treatment? Join Dr. Richard Schwartz, developer of Internal Family Systems (IFS), and Dr. Ron Siegel as they explore psychopharmacology and how psychedelic experiences can help us recognize and care for diverse parts of ourselves. They’ll also delve into how IFS methods might enhance and enrich psychedelic-assisted psychotherapy.

In this workshop, you’ll learn how to help clients embrace all their different parts with love, care, and understanding. This in turn can help heal old wounds and free up resources, allowing them to be more fully and flexibly present. This webinar will be useful to clinicians with or without prior experience with either the IFS model, psychedelic drugs, or deep knowledge of psychopharmacology.

Learning Objectives

You will learn—

  • What research into psychedelic-assisted psychotherapy can teach us about mechanisms of psychological healing
  • How to recognize, embrace, and communicate with parts or sub-personalities in ourselves and our clients
  • Techniques for reducing shame and opening to a full range of thoughts, feelings, images, and memories
  • Ways to work effectively with painful or paralyzing self-critical narratives
  • Methods to connect with our own, and our clients’, common humanity
  • How the transpersonal experiences frequently encountered in psychedelic-assisted psychotherapy might be accessed in psychotherapy more broadly


Time Topic Covered
First 90 minutes
  • TBD 
15 minutes
  • Break
Last 90 Minutes
  • TBD

CE Information

This training offers 3 hours of direct contact (not counting breaks or lunch). It is the participant’s responsibility to check with their individual state boards/regulatory body to verify CE requirements for their license to practice.

For Attendees of On Demand/Recorded Version

If you cannot verify 100% attendance of the Live Broadcast or if you are watching the On Demand/recorded version of this webinar, you will need to complete a Post-Webinar Quiz with a pass of at least 80% in order to verify your attendance. 

For Canadian and International participants

Upon fulfillment of the above requirements, Canadian and international participants will be issued a Certificate of Participation which features:

  • Name of Participant
  • Title of Training
  • Name of Presenter plus their credentials
  • Number of hours of training
  • Date of training
  • Confirmation that you have passed a quiz with at least 80% grade to verify your attendance

Please check carefully with your regulating body/organization that this certificate is sufficient proof for you to claim CEUs.

For general information about Continuing Education for Canadians and International participants, please click here.  

Who Should Attend?

This training is aimed at all mental health professionals including:

  • Marriage and Family Therapists
  • Clinical and Counselling Psychologists
  • Psychiatric Social Workers
  • Pastoral Counsellors
  • Psychotherapists
  • Psychiatrists
  • Physicians
  • Nurse Practitioners
  • Occupational Therapists
  • Counsellors
  • Graduate Students in Accredited Programs in the Above Fields
  • case managers
  • licensed professional counsellors
  • all other professionals who would like to develop, update or expand their skills and knowledge in mental health practices

What level of knowledge the attendee should have in this topic?
– Intermediate/Advanced