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ISST-Accredited Individual (Adult) Schema Therapy Training Program

  • 11 Dec 2017
  • (UTC-03:00)
  • 15 May 2018
  • (UTC-04:00)
  • 3 sessions
  • 11 Dec 2017 (UTC-03:00) 13 Dec 2017 (UTC-03:00)
  • 08 Jan 2018 (UTC-03:00) 10 Jan 2018 (UTC-03:00)
  • 14 May 2018 (UTC-04:00) 15 May 2018 (UTC-04:00)
  • Dublin, Ireland

Individual (Adult) Schema Therapy Training Program 

in Dublin, Ireland 

by Muireann McNulty

Training dates:

Module 1: Overview of Core ST Concepts and Techniques

11th, 12th & 13th December 2017


Module 2: ST for BPD

8th, 9th & 10th January 2018


Module 3: ST for other PDs

14th & 15th May 2018


or Contact the program director at Muireann McNulty

ISST-approved training
This training in Individual Schema Therapy (ST) for Adults is aimed at clinical or counseling psychologists who work with adults with personality disorder related to complex childhood trauma. Of the 24 places available, preference will be given to those who intend to work towards either Standard or Advanced Certification as a Schema Therapist with ISST. Those wishing to attend must be:

Currently working individually with adults with complex mental health difficulties related to childhood trauma and adversity, and
Have previously attended a two-day Introduction to Schema Therapy training workshop
Have previously attended a one-day Introduction to Schema Therapy workshop and have completed an additional 6-hours of CPD in ST.

The training will be held at the PSI Offices in Dublin and will be presented in three modules. Module 1 will include an overview of schemas, schema modes, schema assessment and formulation in the schema model. It will also focus on observing and practicing therapeutic techniques such as chair work and imagery rescripting. Module 2 will focus on schema mode work with those with borderline personality disorder. Module 3 will focus on schema mode work with other personality disorders. In all modules, in addition to didactic teaching, video presentation and live demonstrations, those attending will participate in experiential exercises to practice techniques.

About the Trainer:
Dr. Muireann McNulty is a clinical psychologist (C.Psychol.PsSI & BPS), psychotherapist (MIAHIP), and Advanced Certified Schema Therapist (MISST). She works both on an adult community mental health in Dublin and in private practice with adults in Co. Dublin and supervises psychologists who are working towards ISST accreditation as schema therapists. She has provided CPD workshops on Schema Therapy to psychologists in Dublin, Belfast and Derry, and is director of the first accredited Irish Schema Therapy training programme.

Following doctoral level training at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst and the Harvard Medical School, Muireann worked on community mental health teams in London and Dublin. She is co-author with Professor Alan Carr of the Adult Handbook of Clinical Psychology, a second edition of which was published in 2016. She developed the adult mental health module of the doctoral clinical programme at UCD and teaches there as an Occasional Lecturer. She also supervises clinical psychologists-in-training from the UCD and TCD clinical psychology doctoral programmes.


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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