The purpose of Internal Family Systems is to bring harmony to our inner family of parts, reinstating our Core Self as the head of this inner family.
healing inner child
Follow these eight elements of a comprehensive healing plan when trauma memories seems too challenging.
Research shows that being in touch with your inner child is healing
In dysfunctional relationships, we might long for a partner to parent the child deep within us, the one who is still angry and unfulfilled.
Parentification is a cause of invisible childhood trauma. It occurs when the roles are reversed between a child and a parent, where the child has to step up as the caretaker, mediator, or protector of the family.
There are needs that you didn’t get met in your childhood. Needs that, until they are discovered and honoured, will wreak havoc in your adult life.
Old wounds from our family can cripple our heart and spirit and keep us from living our lives to the fullest. A happy marriage can heal these wounds and become a source of motivation and wisdom.
Here’s how my healing process progressed because of self-reparenting.