IFS is currently the fastest growing model of psychotherapy in the United States . The model sees the human mind, not as a single entity, but as an internal system of autonomous personalities or parts. The IFS approach offers a clear and empowering method for understanding human issues: it sets out to support the individual to restore trust in the Self as leader of their internal system and bring empathy and harmony to the system as a whole.
Here is an interview with Dick Schwartz, in which he describes the IFS model.
The Hakomi Method combines the Eastern traditions of mindfulness and non-violence with Western therapeutic principles. The method is experiential and employs the use of probes and experiments to evoke and heal core material.
Where I Get Information - Ron Kurtz video clip
Jack Kornfield, Spirit Rock
The Roots of Buddhist Psychology, Jack Kornfield
Body Meditation Practice with Reggie Ray
As part of its commitment to protection of the public, UKCP works to improve access to psychological therapies, to support and disseminate research, to improve standards, and also deals with complaints against organisational members as well as individual members.
Based in Washington, D.C., the American Psychological Association (APA) is a scientific and professional organization that represents psychology in the United States. With more than 154,000 members, APA is the largest association of psychologists worldwide.