Announcing New Exciting Manuals in English and in Spanish from IFS!


"Expanding Therapeutic Conversations and Transforming Outcomes Through Film Narratives" 

We now have manuals for Children, Adolescents and Adults!

"Expanding Therapeutic Conversations" is a unique, step-by-step manual that allows you to introduce critical components of the Cultural Context Model (CCM) to your clients. Employing provocative film narratives, this indispensable manual gives you both concrete tools and detailed instructions on how to use multimedia to help your clients identify power, privilege and oppression in their daily lives. A FREE DVD of film edits accompanies this manual including--among many others--clips from Crash, Straight out of Brooklyn, Ordinary People, Boyz in the Hood, Fantastic Mr. Fox, Whale Rider, Akeelah and the Bee, Love and Basketball and many more. 

Get Step-By-Step Guidance for Your Practice and Your Clients.

COST: $999 ~ INCLUDING A FREE BONUS DVD OF FILM EDITS -- CONTACT US TO ORDER TODAY!

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Dr. Andre L. Brown,

PhD, LMFT

Faculty...

Diana A. Melendez Romero

MSW, LCSW

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MSW, LCSW

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MS, Ph.D, LCSW

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PhD, LMFT,LCSW

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MA, LPC

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