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3rd Nov 2022

How IFS Therapy Can Help Creatively and Personally with Chris Burris

Today we're joined by Chris Burris, lead trainer at the IFS Institute. We talk all things IFS therapy , which is one of the leading therapies in the world right now. How it compares to traditional talk therapy. How it can help actors and others in the entertainment industry.

Chris Burris is a Senior Lead Trainer for the Internal Family Systems Institute where he provides Level I, II, and III trainings in the IFS model. He has been an IFS Therapist since 1999 and a practicing psychotherapist since 1987. Chris is trained as a Marriage and Family Therapist and uses a mind-body approach to psychotherapy. He has worked extensively with children, adolescents, couples, individuals, and organizations. In addition, he has facilitated groups on topics such as men’s issues, sacred activism, rite of passage, couples, healthy relationships, performance enhancement for artists, and bullying. Since 1990, he has been an active participant with men's groups and rites of passage programs. He also facilitates consultation and supervision groups for trained therapists. In addition to being a psychotherapist, Chris has trained in many nature bases models with Animus Valley institute, School of Lost Borders, The Foundation for Shamanic Studies, and The Center for Conscious Eldering. Chris has been featured on multiple podcasts such as "IFS Talks", "The One Inside: An Internal Family Systems Podcast", "Truth, Love, and Beauty", and "Bossy, Brilliant, and Badass". He currently lives in Asheville, NC with his wife, Deena, and their daughters. You can follow Chris at burriscounseling.com

Hosted by Greg and Thomas Bekkers of Apollo Management.

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Breaking Through with Apollo
Giving you an inside look of the entertainment industry and helping you break through. Hosted by Greg and Thomas Bekkers. Greg is a talent manager for his company Apollo management and Thomas is an actor. Giving it a unique perspective from both the...
An in depth look inside everything in the entertainment industry with a focus on mental health. We will interview different people working in the entertainment industry and also therapists/psychologists about mental health issues and solutions for artists. I believe that actors, musicians, and other artists play a big part in affecting culture. I also believe that people in this industry are the most vulnerable to mental health issues. Psychologically healthier artists can have a positive influence on our culture and can produce art in a more sustainable way.

Hosted by Greg Bekkers from Apollo Management.

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