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Tough Cases using Schema Therapy: Treating Violent, Addicted and Unmotivated Clients

  • 25 Jun 2015
  • 9:00 AM (UTC+10:00)
  • 26 Jun 2015
  • 4:30 PM (UTC+10:00)
  • Treacy Centre, 126 The Avenue, Parkville, Melbourne, Australia

"Tough Cases Using Schema Therapy: Treating Violent, Addicted and Unmotivated Clients"

Presenter: Dr. Truus Kersten from the Netherlands, Accredited Schema Therapist

Location: Melbourne, Australia

Cost: $499

Date: June 25 - 26, 2015; 9:00 - 4:30 pm

About the Workshop

This practical step-by-step intensive 2-day workshop will focus on new advances in Schema Mode Work with difficulty, 'unmotivated' patients, with the option to explore issues related to co-morbid aggression and addiction problems.

Learning Objectives

You will learn:

a. About the concept of schema modes

b. How to recognize different schema modes in your most difficult patients

c. How to conceptualize patients-behavior in terms of an individual mode conceptualization

d. How to work with the schema modes of your patients that block the therapy process

e. How to use your own schemas as a navigator in working with modes

The workshop is suitable for any mental health practitioner, but some knowledge and experience in using the basic Schema Therapy Model is preferrable. The workshop makes extensive use of videotapes with actual patients, live demonstrations and pratical exercises. Participants will receive handouts which they can use in their clinical work.

About Dr. Truus Kersten

Truus Kersten (PhD) is a specialist in the application of schema therapy in addiction and with forensic populations. She works as a psychotherapist at de Rooyse Wissel Forensic Psychiatric Center in Venray, the Netherlands, a high security hospital. In addition, Truus is the lead trainer of a national schema therapy training program designed for forensic populations. Recently, she has developed an integrated treatment for patients with personality disorders and addiction based on the schema mode model. She is the co-author of the forthcoming book Treating Aggression, Addiction, and Personality Disorders: a Schema-Focused Approach to Complex Patients (Bernstein, Kersten and van Den Broek; Guilford Publishers, 2015).

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Tough Cases using Schema Therapy; Treating Violent, Addicted and Unmotivated Clients”

Dr Truus Kersten (The Netherlands), Accredited Schema Therapist

Melbourne 

Cost- $499

Thursday 25 & Friday 26 June 2015

Time- 9- 4.30pm each day 

Venue- Treacy Centre, 126 The Avenue, Parkville, Melbourne. 

 About the Two-Day workshop:

This practical step-by-step intensive 2-day workshop will focus on new advances in Schema Mode Work with difficult, ‘unmotivated’ patients, with the option to explore issues related to comorbid aggression and addiction problems.

 Learning opbjectives

In this two-day workshop you will learn:

a.       About the concept of schema modes

b.      How to recognize different schema modes in your most difficult patients

c.       How to conceptualize patients-behavior in terms of an individualized mode conceptualization

d.      How to work with the schema modes of your patients that block the therapy process

e.      How to use your own schema’s as a navigator in working with modes

 

The workshop is suitable for any mental health practitioners, but some knowledge and experience in using the basic Schema Therapy Model is preferable. The workshop will make extensive use of videotapes with actual patients, live demonstrations and practical exercises. Participants will receive handouts which they can use in their clinical work.

 

Dr Truus Kersten (Phd) is a specialist in the application of schema therapy in addiction and with forensic populations. She works as a Psychotherapist at de Rooyse Wissel Forensic Psychiatric Center in Venray (the Netherlands), a High Security Hospital. In addition, Truus is the lead trainer of a national Schema Therapy training program designed for forensic populations. Recently, she has developed an integrated treatment for patients with personality disorders and addiction, based on the Schema Mode model. Is also co-author of the forthcoming book “Treating aggression, addiction and personality disorders: a schema–focused approach to complex, antisocial patients” (Bernstein, Kersten & van den Broek; Guilford Publishers, 2015).

 

Methods to register and pay

1) To immediately secure a place and pay via Credit Card (Visa/ MasterCard) click here, you will be sent to "Register Now" our online payment partner 

2) To register and pay via cheque,via electronic bank transfer, or for an invoice to be issued to your workplace please email info@schematherapytraining.com


Tough Cases using Schema Therapy; Treating Violent, Addicted and Unmotivated Clients”

Dr Truus Kersten (The Netherlands), Accredited Schema Therapist

Melbourne 

Cost- $499

Thursday 25 & Friday 26 June 2015

Time- 9- 4.30pm each day 

Venue- Treacy Centre, 126 The Avenue, Parkville, Melbourne. 

 About the Two-Day workshop:

This practical step-by-step intensive 2-day workshop will focus on new advances in Schema Mode Work with difficult, ‘unmotivated’ patients, with the option to explore issues related to comorbid aggression and addiction problems.

 Learning opbjectives

In this two-day workshop you will learn:

a.       About the concept of schema modes

b.      How to recognize different schema modes in your most difficult patients

c.       How to conceptualize patients-behavior in terms of an individualized mode conceptualization

d.      How to work with the schema modes of your patients that block the therapy process

e.      How to use your own schema’s as a navigator in working with modes

 

The workshop is suitable for any mental health practitioners, but some knowledge and experience in using the basic Schema Therapy Model is preferable. The workshop will make extensive use of videotapes with actual patients, live demonstrations and practical exercises. Participants will receive handouts which they can use in their clinical work.

 

Dr Truus Kersten (Phd) is a specialist in the application of schema therapy in addiction and with forensic populations. She works as a Psychotherapist at de Rooyse Wissel Forensic Psychiatric Center in Venray (the Netherlands), a High Security Hospital. In addition, Truus is the lead trainer of a national Schema Therapy training program designed for forensic populations. Recently, she has developed an integrated treatment for patients with personality disorders and addiction, based on the Schema Mode model. Is also co-author of the forthcoming book “Treating aggression, addiction and personality disorders: a schema–focused approach to complex, antisocial patients” (Bernstein, Kersten & van den Broek; Guilford Publishers, 2015).

 

Methods to register and pay

1) To immediately secure a place and pay via Credit Card (Visa/ MasterCard) click here, you will be sent to "Register Now" our online payment partner 

2) To register and pay via cheque,via electronic bank transfer, or for an invoice to be issued to your workplace please email info@schematherapytraining.com


Why Schema Therapy?

Schema therapy has been extensively researched to effectively treat a wide variety of typically treatment resistant conditions, including Borderline Personality Disorder and Narcissistic Personality Disorder. Read our summary of the latest research comparing the dramatic results of schema therapy compared to other standard models of psychotherapy.

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