FRIDAY EARLY AFTERNOON CASE PRESENTATION 2 (F2CP2): 3.00 PM - 4.30 PM
Schizophrenia and ST in Forensic Work
by Christian Eigner, and Chiara Simeone-DiFrancesco
Working with prison inmates is always a challenge, especially when it comes to serious violent crimes based on psychosis and paranoid schizophrenia.
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About the Presenters:
•Training in "Infant Child Observation" at the "Psycho analytische Akademie Wien" (Psycho analytical Academy Vienna),
Chiara Simeone-DiFrancesco was licensed as a psychologist in 1990, practicing in Wisconsin, USA anda second license as a Clinical Psychologist in the State of Virginia. Prior to becoming a psychologist she specialized in healing memories and dialogue as a paraprofessional actively providing groupworkshops with her husband on a large scale basis in California and Virginia. With world renownedmentors and extensive training, she developed a special expertise in connecting with diverse multi-cultural populations and facilitating reconciliation and understanding/acceptance. Highly entrepreneurial, Chiara became established as a Chief Psychologist in the Wisconsin Prison system, and soon after launched private practice, continued with her start-up non-profit, and later trade-marked“Connect-Talk®”in the USA and abroad. “Connect-Talk®”is the culmination of her integration of Schema Therapy and Mode awarenesswiththe intricacies of equal-to-equal positive connecting and inner and outer dialogue.Chiara has a passion for Schema Therapy in its application with individuals, couples, families and organizations. (Co-author of Schema Therapy with Couples/ A Practitioner’s Guide to Healing Relationships and founder of the Couples ST SIG and the Schema Therapy for Organizational Development SIG.) She sees the brilliance of ST’s conceptual ability to bring healing and awareness with multimodal reparenting interventions, and provides training and educational consultation in the model at the Advanced and Trainer level for both ST individual and Couples.She is affiliated with ST-Frankfurt.Chiara is a member of a number of professional organizations and has respect for clients coming from differing religious persuasions, incorporating meaning in life and positive examples into their quest for Healthy Adult mode functioning.
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