2022 IFS L2 Training Group
Internal Family Systems Official Level 2 Training
Internal Family Systems Level 2 Training _2022
3RD Edition | JUNE 2022
Upcoming Event 2022
Richard Schwartz
5 days L2 Training
5 days L2 Training

In this official (#779) L2 IFS training, with Osnat Arbel,  you complete a Level 2 in a 5day training: 15-19 June 2022

This course will use lecture, demonstration, audiovisual, experiential exercises/practice and large/small group discussion. There will be a review of the IFS model and polarisations, working with dangerous fire-fighters, the nature of self-energy, working with exiles, unburdening and legacy burdens. Also more teaching on using direct access and applying advanced techniques to challenging clients.

The Lead Trainer
Osnat (Ossi) Arbel, PhD, LMFT is a Lead Trainer in Israel. As the Co-founder of the Israeli Institute for IFS she is training, supervising, and facilitating groups while living the IFS model both personally and professionally. In her private practice she provides IFS-based therapy for individuals, couples, and families. Dr. Arbel is an AAMFT Clinical Member and Approved Supervisor currently dividing her time between Israel, and Colorado. In Israel she is teaching MFT courses at Tel-Aviv University and Tel-Hai Academic College and supervising MFT practicum courses. In Colorado she holds an Assistant Professor appointment at Argosy University/Denver campus, teaching at the Counseling and MFT programs. Visit her on the web: ; On facebook: ; Join her on LinkedIn:

Osnat Arbel will be assisted by Programme Assistants (PAs), who have completed at least IFS L2 training, in the ratio of 1:3 participants.

Venue - This retreat-style L1S1 training will take place at Hotel Vila Galé, about 40kms to Lisbon.

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This Training can be attended by undergraduate students, graduate and registered mental health professionals.
Pre-requisite: IFS Level 1 completion is a requisite for this training.

Enrollment for the 5 days LEVEL 2 Training: 15-19 June 2022

Non-Local candidates:
Early Bird Until  April 8th 2022: 2150 USD
After 8th April 2022: 2250 USD

Local (Portuguese) Candidates:
Early Bird Until  April 8th 2022: 1650 USD
After 8th April 2022:  1750 USD

Final full payment deadline:
6th May 2022

Payment plans contact:


A non-refundable deposit of 500€ will secure your place. An invoice will be generated after your application is accepted. Part-payments can be arranged, please indicate on the application. If withdrawing from the training within 60days of commencement the full fee is non-refundable. Please do not purchase flights until you have a formal confirmation that the course will run. Places will be held in date order of receipt of acceptable applications. Please note in case of cancellation we cannot reimburse any expenses you may have incurred, but we will reimburse the cost of travel insurance directly related to attending this workshop, on receipt of your insurance receipt. If you cannot attend a qualified substitute may attend in your place, pending approval from the training and organising team. All decisions are final and correspondence will not be entered into. In the event of the course not proceeding the deposit will be refunded, minus bank fees. 

Cancellations: cancellations received 15 working days prior the first day of the event will receive a refund of registration fees less an administration charge of 20% of the event fee - only if your space can be filled. 
Cancellations made after are liable for the full registration fee.
This Level 2 course consist of 6-day sessions – a total of 32 hours of training.
Note that you need to attend all training days in order to complete Level 2 training.

Participants registering

Ana Rita Ferreira
Annette Whimster
Anwar Ravjani
Carolyn Davies
Eleanor Carn
Francesca  Glenn
Lydia Szamraj
Madalina Wu 
Marta Arruda
Robin Barre
Stephen Barry
Veronika Divincova


This retreat-style Level1 training will take place from 17th - 22nd January 2022 (Week1) and 4th-9th April (Week2), 6 days each week, at Ericeira, Hotel Vila Galé, 20 minutes from Lisbon.

terraço ericeira

Here a videoof the Venue
Here a videoof the Village

Accommodation and Meals
Accomodation and meals are not included in the price of tuition.
A list of local cheaper accommodation in the village and around the Hotel will be provided on request.
Rooms at Hotel Vila Galé depending on season goes from 60€/ night ( 35€ if sharing) up to 110€.  Contacts to Vila Gale Ericeira Hotel here 

Where to stay

There is many options for staying, from Hotels, to Hostels, to airbnb.

The training will take place at this 4star hotel.
Rooms at Hotel Vila Galé
Please check ratings with hotel telling them you will be attending this training - tell them the even dates.
Here the email adress:

You can check here at good options.
All options for staying are at walking distance.
Hotel Pedro Pescador is at 2 minutes walking from the venue.

Here also staying options on airbnbat ericeira, all at walking distance.





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