Imagery re-scripting is a key aspect of schema therapy and a powerful experiential tool for change. Furthermore, research over the last 4 years has focused how Imagery Rescripting can be utilized as a standalone treatment for childhood trauma and related PTSD (Arntz, 2013, de Haan et al 2018).

The workshop will discuss ways to enhance imagery rescripting skills within a schema therapy context. Topics covered include; providing a rationale, therapeutic underpinnings of imagery rescripting, the practice of imagery rescripting, ways to improve imagery rescripting in treatment, ways to bypass avoidance and “roadblocks” to effective change. The workshop will allow attendees to observe and practice skills.

This workshop will focus specifically on how therapists can become skilled in developing strong corrective emotional experiences via Imagery Rescripting, The training will focus on Arnoud Arntz imagery rescripting protocols and discuss recent research findings in the treatment of childhood related post-traumatic stress and associated chronic mental health problems.

Workshop objectives

- To assist attendees develop a rationale and therapeutic underpinning of imagery re-scripting

- To introduce imagery re-scripting skills for childhood related trauma

- Provide ways to improve imagery rescripting skills

- Troubleshooting commonly experienced difficulties in imagery work

-Enhancing clinician’s skills in overcoming avoidance and blocks to change.


The course can be conducted in your own time, however we suggest you complete it over a 4- 6 week period. The training constitutes 12 hours of Continuing Professional Development and will include a 1 hour zoom meeting mid way though the course. A certificate of completion will also provided on completion.

Course Curriculum

  Module 1: Imagery Rescripting- Background and Rationale
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  Module 2: Imagery Rescripting Process
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  Module 3: Imagery Rescrpting - Tips and Challenges
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  Module 4: Imagery Rescripting For Childhood Trauma and PTSD
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  Module 5: Alternative Methods to Use Imagery
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Your Presenter- Chris Hayes, Clinical Psychologist


Chris is a Clinical Psychologist and Advanced Schema Therapist based in Perth, Western Australia.He has co-produced 2 DVD/ video releases "Fine Tuning Imagery Rescripting" and “Fine Tuning Chair Work in Schema Therapy", both of which are highly recommended (and the 1st of their kind internationally).  He has previously served as Secretary of the Board for the International Society of Schema therapy (ISST).


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October 28 Start: Imagery Rescripting in Schema Therapy and Childhood Trauma 15 Hours of Continuing Professional Development

Develop Your Imagery Rescripting Skills and Improve Your Confidence

This online course focuses on how Imagery Rescripting can be used in Schema Therapy. Registrants will learn ways to fine tune skills and overcome common therapeutic challenges and blocks. Time will also be spent looking at how imagery rescripting can be used as a standalone treatment to treat childhood related PTSD, and discuss up to date research protocols.