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Schema Therapy: Beyond the Basics by Susan Simpson

  • 05 Oct 2017
  • (UTC-03:00)
  • 07 Oct 2017
  • (UTC-03:00)
  • Edinburgh, Scotland


by Susan Simpson 

This workshop will assist those with some background in Schema Therapy in developing and fine-tuning skills. The workshop will also specifically look at the implementation of treatment for Borderline Personality disorder,  as well as other personality disorders, including Narcissism. Clients will have extensive opportunity to practice experiential exercises such as imagery & chairwork. In addition, time will be allocated to commonly experienced difficulties such as working with the detached protector and parent modes. For bookings, please visit www.schematherapytrainingscotland.com

Email: simpsosg@gmail.com

Website: www.schematherapytrainingscotland.com

Location: Edinburgh, Scotland 

Dates of Workshop: 5. - 7. October 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.

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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