Dr. Alexia Rothman – IFS Educator & Therapist

Dr. Rothman’s professional life has been dedicated to helping both clients and therapists heal the wounded and burdened parts of their internal systems so that a sense of peace and freedom can return, they can recapture their wholeness, and live more fully.

She offers live (synchronous) and on-demand workshops and trainings on the Internal Family Systems (IFS) model of psychotherapy and IFS & Polyvagal Theory, as well as professional IFS consultation and IFS therapy for clinicians. You can hear Dr. Rothman on the Explorations in Psychotherapy Podcast.

IFS Educator - Dr Alexia Rothman

“Lexi Rothman not only knows IFS deeply, she embodies it. She gets my highest recommendation as a therapist or presenter!”

Richard Schwartz PhD - Creator of IFS

Workshops and Events

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Internal Family Systems and Polyvagal Theory


Special Topics Internal Family Systems Therapy



Advanced IFS and Polyvagal Theory:

Healing Through Compassionate Connection™


On-Demand workshop – 6 CE Hours

Introduction to the Internal Family Systems Model: Theory & Practice


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Each course is approved for 6 Continuing Education hours for Psychologists, Marriage and Family Counselors, Social Workers, and Licensed Professional Counselors in the United States (pending approval for Counselors in Canada). They are also approved for 6 IFS Continuing Education hours by the IFS Institute (IFSI) towards IFS Certification and Re-Certification.

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About Dr. Rothman

Dr. Alexia Rothman is a clinical psychologist in private practice in Atlanta, GA, since 2004.  She is a Certified Internal Family Systems therapist, an international speaker and educator on the IFS model, and a professional consultant for clinicians seeking to deepen their knowledge and practice of IFS through theoretical discussions, case consultation, technique practice, and deep, personal experiential work with their own internal systems.

Dr. Rothman has received extensive training in the IFS model, primarily from IFS developer, Dr. Richard Schwartz.  She has served as a Program Assistant for multiple Level 1, 2, and 3 experiential IFS trainings, and she offers workshops on the IFS model throughout the United States and abroad.

Dr. Rothman is a United States Presidential Scholar who graduated summa cum laude from Emory University as a Robert W. Woodruff Scholar.  She received her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), where she was an Edwin W. Pauley Fellow and a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellow.  She has held adjunct faculty positions at Emory University and Agnes Scott College.