Frank G. Anderson, MD, is the former chair and executive director of the Foundation for Self Leadership, an organization focusing on Internal Family Systems (IFS) research and the expansion of the IFS model beyond psychotherapy.  He coauthored the bestseller Internal Family Systems Skills Training Manual.

He is a lead trainer and program consultant for the IFS Institute, is an advisor to the International Association of Trauma Professionals (IATP) and maintains a private practice.  He is passionate about teaching and enjoys providing psychotherapy consultations, as well as teaching IFS-related workshops throughout the world.  To learn more, please go to