FRIDAY LATE AFTERNOON SKILL CLASS 4 (F3SC4): 5.00 PM - 6.30 PM
Schema Therapy for Adolescents and Young Adults After Peer Victimization
by Eva Dresbach
Victimization by peers is a painful social experience. Children and adolescents who are excluded, rejected or bullied by their peers are found to have lower self-esteem, and show higher levels of anxiety, depression and somatic symptoms. Long-term consequences may even include self-destructive or aggressive behavior and suicidal ideation.
Clinical practitioners working with adolescents and young adults. Basic experience in Schema therapy is required.
Recognizing the Punitive-Peer-Mode in adolescent or adult patients.
Level of Experience Required for Participants:
Intermediate (Participants have had basic ST training)
Eva Dresbach, PhD, works with children, adolescents, young adults and their parents in her own practice in Bonn, Germany. Her PhD focused on the treatment of interpersonal problems in adolescents. She is also a trainer and supervisor for a CBT-institute affiliated with the University of Cologne, and works as an Advanced Trainer and Supervisor in Child and Adolescent Schema therapy. Mainly being a clinical practitioner, she is furthermore interested in applying Schema therapy to the treatment of interpersonal problems in young people. She uses scientific findings as well as impulses from her work with patients and trainees to create therapy materials. This has led her to publications about Schema therapy and interpersonal problems of adolescents, focusing especially on peer- victimization.
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Why Schema Therapy?
Schema therapy has been extensively researched to effectively treat a wide variety of typically treatment resistant conditions, including Borderline Personality Disorder and Narcissistic Personality Disorder. Read our summary of the latest research comparing the dramatic results of schema therapy compared to other standard models of psychotherapy.