Schema Therapy Institute is committed to the scientist -practitioner model and is currently undergoing collaborative investigations with various institutions; Dr Younan is also a member of the Publication Committee for the International Society for Schema Therapy.
There are a number of additional research proposals underway and awaiting ethics approval.
Research Team @ Schema Therapy Institute Australia
Dr Rita Younan: Director
Dr Tamara May: Research Partner; Monash University
Dr Phillip Tchernegovski: Research Partner; Monash University
Dr Pam Pilkington: Research Partner; Australian Catholic University
Associate Professor Gery Karantzas: Research Partner; Deakin University
Professor Joan Farrell: Research Partner Schema Therapy Institute Midwest-Indianapolis.
Ms Jess Alabakis: Research Associate
To enquire about joint research collaborations with Schema Therapy Institute please contact us.
- Younan, R., Farrell, J., & May, T. (2017). Teaching me to parent myself: the feasibility of an inpatient group schema therapy program for complex trauma. Behavioural & Cognitive Psychotherapy.
- King, R.M., Grenyer, B., Gurtman, C., & Younan, R. (2020) “A clinicians guide to evidence based approaches: Narcissistic Personality Disorder”.
Pilkington, P.D., Noonan, C., May, T., Younan, R, & Holt, RA. (2021). Early Maladaptive Schemas and Intimate Partner Violence Victimization and Perpetration: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis. Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy, in press.
Pilkington, P.D., Younan, R, & Bishop, A. (2021). Early maladaptive schemas, suicidal ideation, and self-harm: A meta-analytic review. Journal of Affective Disorders Reports, 3, 1-9. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jadr.2020.100051
Pilkington, P.D., Bishop, A., & Younan, R. (2020). Adverse childhood experiences and early maladaptive schemas in adulthood: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy, in press. https://doi.org/10.1002/cpp.2533
- Bishop, A., Younan, R., Low, J., & Pilkington, P.D. (2021). Early maladaptive schemas and depression in adulthood: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Clinical Psychology & Psychotherapy, in press.