Schema Therapy Dreamwork for Complex Trauma
by Samantha Flores Reynoso, Astrid Ingram Brooke, & Jordi Cid
Diagnoses: Posttraumatic stress disorder (due to complex trauma)
Current mayor problems
Problem 2: Anxiety, low self eficacy related to self protection
Problem 3: Subjugation
Core childhood memories and images
Unmet core needs
Most relevant schemas related to origins and coping styles
Current schema triggers:
Relevant schema modes
Possible temperamental factors
About the Presenters:
Samantha Flores Reynoso
Samantha Flores is a physician specialized in neuropsychiatry. She has a Master´s Degree in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and she is a certified advanced schema therapist who who took the certification course in the New Jersey Schema Therapy Institute.
She currently runs a private practice in psychiatry and psychotherapy. She works with a variety of diagnoses of psychiatric and neuropsychiatric patients through medication and psychotherapy. She has a special interest in patients who suffer functional neurologic disorders and patients with chronic mental illness as well as personality disorders. She also teaches psychopharmacology to psychology students at the Universidad Autonoma de Guadalajara.
Astrid Ingram Brooke
Astrid Is a Clinical Psychologist currently practising in Windsor, England, United Kingdom. She is also an Advanced Level Schema Therapist, Supervisor and Trainer in Schema Therapy for Individuals, providing ISST-accredited training and supervision to NHS psychologists, forensic psychologists and other mental health professionals working in both the public sector and private practice.
Astrid grew up in England but lived for many years in Australia. She studied at the University of Sydney and worked in in both public and private sectors in New South Wales, working in hospitals, university departments and primary care. Her main clinical areas of interest were affective disorders, psychological management of chronic pain, and psychological trauma. Astrid worked as a psychologist in university departments of psychological medicine on diverse projects such as anxiety disorders and menopause. She set up three chronic pain management programmes in different organisations (public and private), providing both direct services to patients but also training staff to support patients coping with chronic pain conditions.
Astrid worked for Davison Trahaire, a firm of private sector psychologists providing a range of psychological services to staff and emergency services first responders. This included attending critical incidents such as armed holdups, fatalities at work, providing psychological first aid, supporting staff returning to work, and providing longer term assistance to employees in their workplace. Astrid has worked in the field of psychological trauma for 29 years.
Astrid returned to England in 1991. She studied at the University of Birmingham for her clinical doctorate, and at Aston University to obtain her Work Psychology and Business degree. Astrid then worked in NHS in the West Midlands, providing psychological services for adults with a range of complex issues including BPD.
Astrid was a Consultant Clinical Psychologist for 13 years in Berkshire. She worked in a service where there were patients with psychologically complex and long-term conditions, including BPD. The pioneering work of successfully treating BPD using Schema Therapy in Holland and America inspired her to seek ST training in 2008 and later to become an ST trainer herself.
Astrid retired from the NHS in 2015. She still finds Schema Therapy an inspirational approach for working with long term and complex psychological problems and she enjoys teaching, supporting and developing other professionals in their clinical practice. Astrid continues to provide therapy, occasionally working with more complex conditions e.g. Dissociative Identity Disorder, and sometimes combining Schema Therapy with other therapies, such as EMDR, to address both emotional difficulties and psychosomatic conditions.
Jordi Cid Colom is Clinical Psychologist, Ph.D. He’s actual position is Coordinator for Mental Health & Addiction Programs in Girona, Spain. He works implementing, coordinating and assessing mental health programs. He is the head of Mental Health & Addiction Research Group in Institut d’Investigacions Biomediques de Girona (Idibgi). His research interest is the area of effectiveness, developing multi-site, multi-trial therapy programs in psychosis, suicide and personality disorders. He has been taken part in multiple European and national projects on service assessment and financing systems of refinement of long term care in Europe. Furthermore, he is the President of SCRITC, Catalan Society of Cognitive Behavioral Therapies, member of European Association for Cognitive Behavioural Therapies.
He is advanced certified trainer/supervisor in Schema therapist in Spain. His Schema therapy training and direction took place under the direct supervision of Jeff Young. He has been directly responsible for the translation of all questionnaires and worksheets in Schema Therapy from English to Spanish. He was awarded the translation rights for Jeff Young’s, Reinventing your Life. He was also the technical reviewer of Schema Therapy by Young, Klosko and Weishaar. The focus of his PhD was Spanish Validation of Young Schema Questionnaire-S2. He has conducted many schema therapy workshops in Spain since 2000. He is associate professor in Universitat de Girona and Universitat Oberta Catalunya. He teaches ST in several Universities in Spain, including: Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Universitat Internacinal de Catalunya, Universidad Miguel Hernández de Alicante and Universidad de Deusto.
Mr. Cid along with Mr. Carlos Rojas, are co-founders and co-directors of the The Latin American & Spanish (Bilingual) Certification Program in Individual Schema Therapy, approved by the ISST. They together with Mr. Matias Valente are leading figures in the development and organization of Schema Therapy in Spanish speaking countries. He has been involved in ISST society, he was the local organizer of ISST Summer School in Barcelona 2017.
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