This 3 day online workshop will assist those with some background in Schema Therapy in developing and fine-tuning their skills. The workshop will also specifically look at the implementation of treatment for Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) as well as Narcissism. Participants will have extensive opportunity to practice experiential exercises such as imagery and chair-work. In addition, time will be allocated to commonly experienced difficulties such as working with the detached protector and parent modes. 

There will be 8 hours of role- play dyadic work and 13 hours of didactic work.

Day One •Theory and conceptual model and Schema Therapy reviewed •Schema Modes Defined •Schema Therapy Cognitive Techniques for change •Schema Mode Borderline Personality Formulation •Specific methods to bypass Detached Protector •Use of Historical Role Play (experiential technique)

Day 2 and 3 Fine-Tuning and Specialist Skills •Overcompensation Modes •Use of chairwork exercise in mode work •Limited Reparenting- review and Fine-Tuning •Limited Reparenting- Fine-Tuning Attunement •Imagery Rescripting- Window of tolerance •Imagery Rescripting- Working with Different Antagonists and Troubleshooting •Working with Angry Child Mode •Narcissistic Personality Disorder •Empathic Confrontation •Therapist’s Schemas - Reflection •Schema Therapy Competency Scale •Breaking through common therapeutic impasses

Thee training also included over 10 hours of additional prerecorded training material for you to use after the event. The content consists of webinars, skills videos and readings that will supplement your overall learning and is available for three months after the training. These course materials are prerecorded and on-demand.

The training constitutes course 2 for International Society of Schema Therapy accreditation training.

Course Curriculum

Presenter- Chris Hayes

Accredited Advanced Schema Therapist, Clinical Psychologist

Chris is a Clinical Psychologist and Advanced Schema Therapist based in Perth, Western Australia. He has had extensive experience in both government and private settings working with clients with complex psychological presentations. Since 2005, he has been practicing as an advanced Schema Therapist, supervisor and trainer having completed certification in Schema Therapy at the Schema Therapy Institute in New York City (USA) with Dr Jeffery Young. He has presented workshops throughout Europe, Asia and Australasia. He is the Director of Schema Therapy Training Australia.

In addition to the provision of Schema Therapy training and supervision, he is currently employed with the Health Department of Western Australia as a Senior Clinical Psychologist (within a specialist service working with those who have experienced recent or childhood sexual trauma).

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