Week 2: Introduction to Self-Therapy Journey

Welcome to the module for Week 2.

This week you will learn about how Self-Therapy Journey (STJ) works and how to best engage with it. You will learn about working on emotional wounds. You will choose an Inner Critic pattern to start with and enroll in STJ. Then you will go through the Intro Stage with the pattern you have chosen.

Please click on each link below to learn about and work on that material. Each page opens in a new window/tab, so when you are finished with it, just close the window/tab, and this page will still be open.

Freedom from Your Inner Critic
If you want much more detail about how to work with Inner Critic Parts using IFS, read this book. It isn’t required for this course, but it would be helpful if you like to read.

Working with a Buddy
The value of working with a buddy, and how to work with a buddy in the most helpful way.

How STJ Works
A page from STJ describing how it works. It will be very helpful to read over this page and any pages it links to that seem helpful to you. The Inner Critic is a pattern in STJ, and 5 of the 7 Inner Critic types are also patterns in STJ.

How to Engage with STJ
Additional helpful tips on the most useful attitude to take in working with STJ and other things.

How to Navigate through STJ
An explanation of how to move through STJ in the most helpful way.

Getting Access to Work on Emotional Wounds
In order to have access to the Stage of STJ where you work on your emotional wounds from the past, you need to have an access code. This page explains what this is about and how to get an access code, if you want.

Enrollment
When you choose a pattern to start with, you will need to enroll in STJ explore it. You have probably already registered with STJ when you took the quiz. This is free. Enrollment has a cost. This page explains what enrollment means and your options. Read over it now. You can actually enroll below.

Choosing an Inner Critic Pattern
The next step is to choose an Inner Critic pattern to focus on, initially, and enroll for it.

Video about Intro Stage of STJ
This video demonstrates how to go through the Intro Stage of STJ for an Inner Critic Pattern.

Doing the Intro Stage for your Inner Critic Pattern
Start using STJ on the pattern you chose.

Week 2 Meeting Guide
A guide for leading the Week 2 small group meeting.