Richard Schwartz, PhD,
is a systemic family therapist and an academic. Dr. Schwartz developed the Internal Family Systems model (IFS) and founded the Center for Self Leadership. A featured speaker for national professional organizations, Dr. Schwartz has published 5 books and more than 50 articles about IFS.
This retreat is open to anyone who is interested in exploring the idea that it is possible and optimal to bring one’s full heart to any important relationship.
In a safe and supportive environment, the group will explore ways to work with the parts of ourselves that stand in the way of giving and receiving love fully.
With the beauty of the Pacific coast to support and nurture their process, participants will have the opportunity to:
Mystical traditions agree that beneath our protective layers lies a Self, an untarnished essence from which flows healing, spiritual energy, and wisdom. Most of us rarely live from that state because, through life experiences, parts of us have absorbed extreme emotions and beliefs that not only obscure our Self but also govern our daily lives.