Loading Events

« All Events

Masterclass In Schema Therapy For Borderline Personality Disorder & Complex Trauma, Melbourne

November 28 @ 9:00 am - November 29 @ 5:00 pm


Schema Therapy for BPD & Complex Trauma

This two day masterclass focuses on Schema Therapy for developmental trauma, incorporating Interpersonal Neurobiology, The Polyvagal theory, Somatic Psychotherapy, bottom up and top down approaches and the phases of intervention.

Training Objectives Include:

  • A focus on experiential and Emotion Regulation techniques in Schema Therapy to use in session with reference to the three phases of treatment, i.e., Bonding & Regulation, Schema Mode Change & Autonomy.
  • Understanding the three phases of treatment (bonding and regulation, mode change and building autonomy)
  • Looking at the typical mode conceptualisation for this treatment population
  • Using experiential and emotion regulation techniques
  • Cognitive, Experiential, Behavioural Pattern Breaking for this clinical population will be discussed in detail, including the importance of Safety & Stabilisation before the use of Schema Mode Change Techniques.
  • Understanding Flight, Fight and Freeze responses, bypassing coping modes by building therapeutic presence
  • Limited reparenting when working with child modes using connection,co-regulation and self regulation
  • Incorporating ideas from Polyvagal theory, (Porges, 2016), Interpersonal Neurobiology (Segal, 2000), Somatic Psychotherapy (Fisher & Ogden, 2015) and Stages of Treatment (Ford & Cortois, 2000) when applying Schema Therapy Techniques.   
  • This is the second workshop in the certification series for accreditation in Schema Therapy.

*A working knowledge of Schema Therapy and the Mode Model is recommended

This workshop is being held in both Gold Coast &  Melbourne; Workshop is $749 (Early Bird until June 30 2019) and includes catering and workshop materials; $799 thereafter.  Please register via the website to avoid disappointment.  Early BIRD EXTENDED TO SEPTEMBER 30th!

For more information please email: info@schematherapyaustralia.com.au

Please note cancellations can be made up to one week prior to the workshop otherwise the cancellation is 50% of the registration fee.  All cancellations incur a $50 administration fee. 


38 available ST BPD & Complex Trauma Melbourne (Early Bird)$749.00


November 28 @ 9:00 am
November 29 @ 5:00 pm


Dr. Rita Younan
(03) 9539-4941


Schema Therapy Institute Australia
23 Queensberry Street
carlton, VIC 3053 Australia
+ Google Map