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How to Access and Live from Self Week of January 28-February 2, 2018

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The centerpiece of the Internal Family Systems (IFS) model is the Self. Self is not a part, not a state, and not your ego. Instead, Self is knowable as your ground of Being, unity consciousness, unchanging essence, and openhearted awareness. Accessing Self, and welcoming all parts, is the ultimate medicine. Through his writing and teaching Loch Kelly has become an internationally known leader in helping people quickly access Self throughout their daily lives. Richard Schwartz is expert at helping people bring the healing qualities of Self to their troubling inner voices, compulsive distractions, and feelings of vulnerability, inadequacy, and overwhelm. These parts of the psyche unburden when approached from the Self, with its natural respect, patience, and compassion. These two leaders will not only teach and demonstrate their respective approaches to accessing Self, but also will explore the connections between approaches and how to integrate them. Participants will have the opportunity to leave with new tools for understanding and accessing their own Self leadership and with the sense of having been part of an historic meeting.
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