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Workshop 2: Beyond Basics & Working with Complex Presentations by Dr. Arnie Reed

  • 26 Feb 2018
  • (UTC-03:00)
  • 28 Feb 2018
  • (UTC-03:00)
  • Radyr Golf Club, Dryscol Road, Radyr, Cardiff, South Glamorgan, CF15 8BS


Beyond the Basics and Working with Complex Presentations.

Date: 26, 27 & 28 February 2018

Location: Radyr Golf Club, Dryscol Road, Radyr, Cardiff, South Glamorgan, CF15 8BS 

Cost: £450


This workshop will assist those with some background in Schema Therapy in developing and fine-tuning their skills.

This workshop will also specifically look at the implementation of treatment for Borderline Personality Disorder as well as Narcissistic Personality Disorder.

Clients will have extensive opportunity to practice experiential exercises such as imagery and chair-work.

In addition, commonly experienced difficulties such as working with the detached protector and parent modes will be addressed.

About the Course Presenter

Arnie Reed

Chartered Counselling Psychologist
Certified Schema Therapist and Clinical Supervisor

Arnie enjoyed a full military career before pursuing a second career in Psychology. After leaving the Army he completed his BSc in Behavioural Sciences in 1998 and his Practitioner Doctorate in Psychotherapeutic and Counselling Psychology at the University of Surrey in 2001. Searching for the most useful interventions to fit the unique presenting difficulties of clients, Arnie completed a post-graduate diploma course (at UCL) in Applied Hypnosis, received training in EMDR and completed the National Intensive DBT Training. Along with Chris and Litsa, Arnie attended the first International Schema Therapy Certification course at the Schema Therapy Institute in New York and was trained directly by Dr Jeffrey Young. Arnie is a fully certified Schema Therapist, Supervisor and Trainer, and full member of the International Society of Schema Therapy (ISST). Arnie has worked in the NHS since 1998 and currently works in a Community Mental Health Team (CMHT) in Cardiff and also has a busy private practice. Arnie now specialises in complex client presentations including those clients diagnosed with Borderline Personality Disorder and so-called treatment-resistant difficulties. He has also been involved in developing a local NHS BPD Service. Arnie teaches schema therapy on the South Wales PsychD in Clinical Psychology and on the University of Wales, Newport, Graduate Diploma Course in CBT. He is co-director of Schema Therapy Workshops, which delivers Schema Therapy training and supervision in the UK and overseas and has done so since 2010.

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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