Schema Coaching for Parents
by Christof Loose
When we talk about Schema-Coaching for Parents (SCP) we mean a special form of psycho-education and parent work, often in addition to the child-focused therapy. The workshop SCP gives insight into how a parent’s upbringing and childhood events – positive as well as problematic – has resulted in a parent’s EMS, including “family schemas” that have been developed and fostered over generations. This deeper insight provides the parents with understanding and helps to disempower old (often trans-generational) maladaptive schemas and modes, finally helping them understand and meet their own emotional needs and their child’s needs.
Powerpoint Presentation, picture material, life demonstrations, and role-play in groups of three or four participants ensure the consolidation and deepening of what has been learnt.
The individual steps of SCP ...
Workshop Intended For:
Intermediate (Participants have had basic ST training)
Relevant Background Readings on Topic:
Loose, C. (2019). Schema-Coaching for Parents. ISST-Bulletin, Issue 17.
About the Presenter:
Christof Loose, PhD, Clinical Psychologist, CBT for Children and Adolescents, Advanced level certified Schema Therapist for Children & Adolescents; Supervisor and Trainer (ISST e.V.), affiliated with the Institute for Schema Therapy in Cologne (IST-K), Munich (IST-M), Basel (IST-Basel) and Graz (IST-Graz), and in research with Institute of Experimental Psychology,
Department of Clinical Psychology, Heinrich-Heine-University Dusseldorf. He works in his own
Private Practice in Dusseldorf, Germany, and is editor and author of ST-CA books and Video-
Learning (DVD), translated into Dutch, Italian, Polish, Turkish and soon in English (2019/20). He
conducts workshops and seminars in ST-CA worldwide
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