Frank Anderson, MD, completed his residency and was a clinical instructor in psychiatry at Harvard Medical School. He is both a psychiatrist and psychotherapist.

Specializing in the treatment of trauma and dissociation, Dr. Anderson is passionate about teaching brain-based psychotherapy and integrating current neuroscience knowledge with the Internal Family Systems (IFS) model of therapy.

Frank is a Lead Trainer at the IFS Institute with Richard Schwartz and maintains a long affiliation with, and trains for, Bessel van der Kolk’s Trauma Center. He also serves as an advisor to the International Association of Trauma Professionals (IATP) and was the former chair and director of the Foundation for Self Leadership.

Dr. Anderson has lectured extensively on the Neurobiology of PTSD and Dissociation and wrote the chapter “Who’s Taking What: Connecting Neuroscience, Psychopharmacology and Internal Family Systems for Trauma in Internal Family Systems Therapy-New Dimensions”. He also co-authored a chapter on “What IFS Brings to Trauma Treatment in Innovations and Elaborations in Internal Family Systems Therapy” and recently co-authored Internal Family Systems Skills Training Manual.

Frank Anderson maintains a private practice in Concord, MA.

Frank Anderson
Frank on his Cancun 2023 Workshop
Matthias Barker joins Frank in Cancun!
Matthias Barker - Innovations in Psychotherapy Cancun

Matthias Barker has a master’s degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling and has been formally trained for treating complex trauma, anxiety, and marital issues.

In his clinical practice, Matthias treats a large variety of mental disorders and difficult life circumstances. He is the author of two e-books, On Grief and On Avoiding Burnout. In addition, he has released over eight public workshops focusing on trauma, anxiety, boundaries with parents, and couples’ conflict.

Matthias Barker lives in Nashville, Tennessee, with his wife and two children.

Learn more about Matthias

Matthias Barker, Clinical mental health counselor specializing in treating complex trauma, anxiety, and marital issues

Hours and Dates

February 6 – 10, 2023
9:00 am – 12:30 pm daily


Frank Anderson


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2023 Rates

Super Saver rate valid thru September 19, 2022

USD$749 / CAD$974

Early Bird rate valid September 20 thru October 31, 2022

USD$849 / CAD$1,104

Regular rate starts November 1, 2022

USD$949 / CAD$1,234

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