Internal Family Systems

Model - Level 1 Training



Melbourne & Sydney, Australia

CSL's Level One Training

US-based CSL Senior Lead Trainer Paul Ginter will offer the Centre for Self-Leadership's Level One training over the course of two

non-residential weeks, July 22-28th, 2019 in Melbourne and September 9-15th, 2019 in Sydney. This Center for Self-Leadership endorsed training provides steps to formal certification with the official institute established by the developer and founder of IFS, Richard Schwartz PhD. These professional trainings invite you to immerse yourself in the Internal Family Systems Therapy (IFS) model of psychotherapy, as well as the stepping stone to future levels of formal IFS training.

Note - the videos below were made ahead of Paul's first CSL training in Australia in 2017-18.

Paul Ginter - pt.1

Paul introduces himself, his practice, and his background as a Senior Trainer with CSL.

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About Paul

Paul Ginter, EdD is a private practice psychologist in Kalamazoo, Michigan. Paul primarily uses the Internal Family Systems Model in his work with individuals, couples and families. He is particularly interested in incorporating spiritual practices such as meditation into his work with clients.

Paul is a licensed psychologist and co-founder of the Center for Psychotherapy and Wellness. Paul also served as the Organizational Learning Officer at the Fetzer Institute, a private operating foundation in Kalamazoo. Before living in Kalamazoo, Paul was the Program Director for Wellness House, a not-for-profit organization located in Hinsdale, Illinois providing psychosocial support for cancer patients and their families. Prior to living in the Chicago area, Paul was a psychologist at college counseling centers at the University of Georgia and East Tennessee State University.

In his private practice, Paul does psychotherapy with individuals, couples and families. He works with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, grief and relationship issues. Paul is a senior Centre for Self Leadership (CSL) trainer in the Internal Family Systems Model of Psychotherapy.

See video of Paul speaking more about his journey with IFS here.

Paul Ginter - pt.2

Speaking about the training, what participants can expect, and more.

Completion of L1 certification is required for any future Level 2 training.


Apply HERE for L1 Training

Click this link make your application

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Contact the Australian training Organizer
click link above to email Simon d'Orsogna

for more information about the L1 IFS certification


mobile 0418 321 254 [Melbourne, Australia]

from outside Australia +61 418 321 254

(Australian Eastern Standard Timezone: UTC/GMT+10 hours)



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