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International Training & Certification Program in Schema Therapy: Wendy Behary, Joan Farrell & Ida Shaw

  • 04 Nov 2016
  • (UTC-03:00)
  • 08 Nov 2016
  • (UTC-03:00)
  • 2 sessions
  • 04 Nov 2016 (UTC-03:00) 05 Nov 2016 (UTC-03:00)
  • 07 Nov 2016 (UTC-03:00) 08 Nov 2016 (UTC-03:00)
  • The New Jersey Institute for Schema Therapy, USA

The New Jersey Institute for Schema Therapy

Schema Therapy Institute Midwest - Indianapolis

Course Director: Wendy Behary, LCSW

Co-presented with Joan Farrell, PhD and Ida Shaw, M.A.

This comprehensive Schema Therapy Training Program meets all requirements for ISST Certification in Schema Therapy - Standard or Advanced level. The program is presented over two long weekends of four days with Sunday off. Intensive Weekend One November 4,5,7,8 will cover the first half of the required curriculum for ISST certification, including these topics: 

Theory and conceptual model: key terms and concepts from schema theory; group imagery exercise to identify the participants’ own schemas; discussion of the 18 specific schemas. 

• Assessment and Education: multiple techniques for assessing and activating schemas and coping styles; educating the client about schemas; scoring and interpretation of schema inventories; activating schemas with experiential techniques, including emotive imagery; assessing schemas in the therapy relationship.

 • Cognitive Techniques: building a case against schemas and coping styles; schema dialogues; developing flashcards.

 • Emotion-Focused Techniques: emotional change through venting, imagery, dialogues, and letters to parents; breaking through common therapeutic impasses. 

• Utilizing the Therapy Relationship for change: limited reparenting; analyzing schemas when triggered in sessions. 

• Behavioral Pattern-Breaking: selecting appropriate partners; graded assignments; empathic confrontation; overcoming avoidance of trigger situations. 

Intensive Weekend Two: follows June 2,3,5,6, 2017

Brochure with details, costs and application here

contact Wendy Behary or her assistant, Lauren Kaplow           for more information or visit

www.disarmingthenarcissist.com     or 


Application is competitive and the deadline is August 15. 

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.

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