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Experiencing Schema Therapy from the Inside Out: Self-Practice/Self Reflection Online Group for Schema Therapists

October 1, 2020 @ 8:00 am - July 31, 2021 @ 5:00 pm


Experiencing Schema Therapy from the Inside Out:

Self-Practice/Self Reflection Online Group for Schema Therapists

Led by: Joan Farrell. Ph.D. and Ida Shaw, M.A.

Authors of: Experiencing Schema Therapy from the Inside-Out: A Self-Practice/Self-Reflection Workbook for Therapists, 2018 Guilford Pres


This unique approach to self-practice includes written self-reflection which directs you to reflect upon your personal experience of interventions as well as what you can learn from your experience to use in your practice for your professional self, with experts in Schema Therapy.  

There are TWO Formats to Choose From for the Online Self- Reflective Practice: 20-Session Self Of Practice-Self Reflection Intensive

1.    Twice a Month Group Sessions: This closed group meets for 20 sessions, every other week for 90 minutes, from October 2020 until July 2021.

2.    Once a Month Group Sessions: This is also a closed group meeting for 10 three-hour sessions, once a month for ten months beginning in January 2021 through October 2021.

Both of these formats will have two individual sessions with either Ida or Joan. One will take place before the group begins and the second at the end of the group.

Joan and Ida will also be offereing: 

An Introduction to Self-Practice Self-ReflectionThree 3-hour sessions, spaced monthly. Members of this group will meet with either Joan or Ida once before the sessions begin.

All formats will be limited to 10 therapists and will be closed to new members.

About Joan and Ida

Joan and Ida are experienced group therapists who developed the primary model of Group Schema Therapy used today beginning this work in 1985. In fact, they met each other in a self-practice group for therapists in 1984. They are the authors of two books on Group Schema Therapy, which have been translated into a number of languages and were used as the protocol for a successful RCT at Indiana University School of Medicine and the International trial of GST for Borderline Personality with Arnoud Arntz.

Group Schema Therapy for Borderline Personality Disorder, 2012, Wiley-Blackwell

The Schema Therapy Clinicians Guide: A Complete Resource for Building & Delivering Individual, Group and Integrated Schema Mode Training Programs. Wiley, 2014

They have given keynotes, symposia, supervision, Master Clinician workshops and certification training on GST internationally for over 20 years for psychologists, psychiatrists, social workers, psychiatric nurses, experiential therapists and graduate students in these disciplines. They receive outstanding evaluations for their enthusiastic and collaborative teaching style that includes demonstrations and group role play experiences for participants. Both are ISST Certified Advanced level Trainer Supervisors in Individual and Group ST and Ida is also certified as a trainer-supervisor in Child Adolescent ST. They continue to enjoy leading schema therapy groups together. As they limit their international travel, they have converted their groups to ZOOM.

For Dates, Costs, and Registration: ijinindy@sbcglobal.net  


October 1 @ 8:00 am
July 31, 2021 @ 5:00 pm


Dr. Rita Younan
(03) 9539-4941


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