FRANCES D. BOOTH, LICSW
Frances D. Booth, LICSW, is a certified IFS therapist and trainer with over 40 years of direct clinical experience in a wide variety of settings. As a national and international IFS trainer, she collaborates with Dr. Richard Schwartz, founder of Internal Family Systems, to bring IFS and Self-leadership to diverse populations worldwide.
Fran’s clinical specialties are: trauma, anxiety, depression, cancer and medical concerns, eating disorders, and attachment disorders. She has successfully integrated IFS principles into her practice and she consults widely to clinicians on using IFS. She brings to this workshop a depth of experience for integrating IFS into practice. A dynamic, engaging speaker, Fran’s unique blend of theoretical understanding and clinical expertise will provide a solid IFS foundation.
Fran graduated from Cornell University and Simmons School for Social Work and has held faculty positions at Smith College School for Social Work, Tufts Medical School and William James College.
Financial: Frances Booth is in private practice. She receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.
Non-financial: Frances Booth is a member of the National Association of Social Workers.
JORY AGATE, LMHC, MDIV, MA
Jory Agate, LMHC, MDiv, MA, is both a certified IFS therapist and IFS assistant trainer.
Jory has been a student of IFS for over 10 years and has logged thousands of hours with a wide variety of patient populations. As an assistant trainer for the Center for Self Leadership (CSL), the IFS organization founded by IFS creator Richard Schwartz, PhD, Jory presents IFS workshops around the country and abroad. She maintains a long affiliation with CSL and their passion to educate mental health professionals worldwide.
She has successfully used IFS principles in a variety of cases and understands the real-world application of this effective treatment modality. As a speaker, Jory offers a unique blend of technical understanding of theory and clinical expertise, providing learners with comprehensive knowledge of the IFS approach.
Her private practice is located Cambridge, MA where she specializes in working with trauma, attachment, families, couples, sexuality and identity, and parenting. She received her counseling degree from Lesley University, Cambridge, MA. Previously, she had a 20-year career in Unitarian Universalist ministry.