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Schema Therapy: The Model, Methods & Techniques by Susan Simpson & Astrid Ingham Brooke

  • 09 Mar 2017
  • (UTC-03:00)
  • 11 Mar 2017
  • (UTC-03:00)
  • Windsor, England


by Susan Simpson & Astrid Ingham Brooke 

This workshop will help attendees gain a thorough understanding of the Schema Therapy model and provide an extensive platform for learning new skills and techniques used in Schema Therapy.  The workshop will address both the schema and mode models. The training is skills based, with multiple opportunities to learn complex techniques for working with difficult-to-treat clinical populations. The training will centre around Cluster B and C personality disorders, with a particular focus on Borderline Personality Disorder and its treatment

If you have attended 1 or 2 day workshops in the past, this workshop will build on what you have learned, providing a good platform for learning and practicing skills, as well as direct coaching of skills, in order to build therapist confidence in schema mode work. We aim to have 1 presenter for every 12-16 attendees, allowing participants to have optimum coaching, observation and adequate supervision of skills- places are limited. For bookings, please visit www.schematherapygb.com

Email: info@schematherapygb.com

Website: www.schematherapygb.com

Location: Windsor, England 

Dates of Workshop: 9. - 11. March 2017

About the Presenters: 

Susan Simpson: Clinical Psychologist BA (Hons), MPsych (Clin), DClinPsychol. Accredited Schema therapist & Supervisor and Trainer (International Society of Schema Therapy)

Susan Simpson is a Clinical Psychologist with over 20 years of experience using schema therapy with complex clinical problems and personality disorders.  She has completed advanced certification as a trainer and supervisor both in Schema Therapy and Group Schema Therapy. In addition, she has completed training in chair-work; "shorter term" Schema Therapy; and couples’ schema work. Susan completed her advanced schema therapy training with Dr. Jeffrey Young, Dr. Gunilla Fosse (Norway) and Dutch Schema therapy trainers (including A. Arntz, M. Nadort, H. van Genderen, M. van Vreeswijk).  She has extensive experience in the application of the schema therapy model with complex adult difficulties, eating disorders and personality disorders.  She has provided schema therapy workshops and supervision for psychologists, psychiatrists and other mental health professionals for over 10 years both within the public and private health settings. Susan runs schema therapy training workshops for ISST accreditation, as well as specialist workshops on schema therapy for eating disorders, and a schema therapy approach to preventing burnout in mental health professionals. Susan has published several research papers on schema therapy for complex eating disorders, and has presented her findings at numerous international conferences. Her current research projects are investigating the effectiveness of Group Schema Therapy for complex eating disorders; and the link between early maladaptive schemas and burnout amongst therapists. 

Susan has practiced as a psychologist for over 16 years in the UK, mostly within NHS Scotland in Adult Mental Health, Liaison Psychiatry and Eating Disorder services. Following this, she spent 6 years as Senior Lecturer and Psychology Clinic Director at the University of South Australia, where she lectured on the postgraduate clinical psychology training program and provided schema therapy training across Australia for Schema Therapy Training Australia. She currently works in the field of Eating Disorders both in private practice and NHS Scotland, and continues to provide teaching and supervision in Schema Therapy across several countries. She continues as Adjunct Senior Lecturer at the University of South Australia.

Astrid Ingham Brooke: Clinical Psychologist CPsychol, AFBPsS, ClinPsyD, MSc, MA, BA; Accredited Schema Therapist & Supervisor and Trainer (International Society of Schema Therapy)

Astrid Ingham Brooke is a Clinical Psychologist with over 35 years of clinical practice in Australia and the UK.    Before becoming a Schema Therapist, Astrid was originally trained in CBT, alongside a range of other approaches including clinical hypnosis and EMDR.  

Astrid has worked in the field of trauma for over 26 years.  She trained to work with simple trauma in 1990 and provided specialist treatments in private and public sectors in Australia.    On her return to the UK, Astrid has worked with complex trauma and personality disorders and was trained in Schema Therapy by Arnoud Arntz, Marjon Nadort, Hannie van Genderen, Vartouhi Ohanian. Jeffrey Young, and Scott Kellogg.   She has also received comprehensive training in Group Schema Therapy for Borderline Personality Disorder with Joan Farrell and Ida Shaw. Astrid is accredited with ISST as a trainer and supervisor, and has experience of providing supervision to psychologists and other mental health professionals.  Astrid has a specialist interest  in working with dissociative disorders, and particularly Dissociative Identity Disorder.   She also enjoys supporting new Schema Therapists as they develop and broaden their skills.   Astrid has worked for many years in the NHS.   Currently she works as an independent practitioner in Windsor where she provides psychological therapy, supervision and training.

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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