STIA is committed to the scientist -practitioner model and is currently undergoing collaborative investigations into the effectiveness of Group Schema Therapy for Borderline Personality Disorder with International partners Professor Joan Farrell & Ms Ida Shaw. Results, of a recent collaboration on the effectiveness of a 4 week intensive Group Schema Therapy inpatient program for individuals who present with Complex Trauma was presented in Vienna, Austria at the International Society for Schema Therapy Conference, 2016. The outcomes of this study were also presented at the World Congress For Cognitive Behavioural Therapies, in Melbourne, Australia. This paper has recently been accepted for publication.
There are a number of additional research proposals underway and awaiting ethics approval.
Research Team @ STIA
Dr Rita Younan: Director
Dr Tamara May: Research Associate
Professor Joan Farrell: Research Partner Schema Therapy Institute Midwest-Indianapolis.
To enquire about joint research collaborations with STIA please contact us.
- Younan, R., Farrell, J., & May, T. (Accepted July 2017). Teaching me to parent myself: the feasibility of an inpatient group schema therapy program for complex trauma. Behavioural & Cognitive Psychotherapy.