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  • 11 Mar 2017 7:18 PM | Travis Atkinson (Administrator)
    Join us for the schema therapy event of the year. Register now and reserve your perfect three days.

    June 8-10 | Barcelona, Spain
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    Register today and build your perfect three days in beautiful Barcelona.

    Become a schema therapy champion with powerful content, from basics to beyond: individual, couples, group, children & adolescents, forensic, supervision, certification, and advanced topics. Workshop tracks with hands-on training are ready for you to hand-pick. Register today and save up to €100 on registration, before early-bird savings expire. 

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    12 Workshop Tracks


    Make #ISSTSS17 your own: get your early-bird pass and reserve your top choices, selecting from 12 personalized workshop tracks to meet your passions.

    Reserve your top picks at the schema therapy event of the year:


    Certification track

    • Learn the basics of schema therapy, and beyond
    • Taught by some of the best minds in schema therapy, including Jeff Young, Wendy Behary, Joan Farrell, Ida Shaw, and more

    Open tracks

    • Individual, group, couples, forensic, children & adolescents, supervision, research, and advanced tracks
    • Offered for beginners through advanced levels

    Roundtable discussion

    • Join a discussion of the hottest topics in schema therapy, led by Jeff Young, Arnoud Arntz, Eckhard Roediger, Joan Farrell, Poul Perris and more

    Ready to get started? See the workshop tracks >


    You'll be in great company with powerful presenters and new friends at #ISSTSS17


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  • 02 Mar 2017 12:24 PM | Travis Atkinson (Administrator)
    Many of the world's best schema therapists are coming to Barcelona. Are you?

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    On day 3 of the 2017 International Summer School in Barcelona, you will get great content to enhance your knowledge and skills in schema therapy that you definitely don't want to miss. 

    Already registered? Your first choices are reserved. Check out our Barcelona Travel Planner section to plan an adventure to remember. Click: BEAUTIFUL BARCELONA 

    Not yet registered? Workshops are filling up fast, but if you register now, you can still reserve your top choices, and receive significant discounts by beating the early-bird deadline.

    We have tracks available for beginning to advanced levels, led by experts in the schema therapy field. You can choose between a certification track, open track options, or a mixture of both.  


    Your third day choices on Saturday June 10th are:
    1.Certification Track: 
    Day 3: "Mode Work: Schema Therapy for Narcissism," by Wendy Behary & Carlos Rojas
     
    2. 0pen Track Options:
    Track 1: "Advanced Schema Therapy 2.0: Adding the metacognitive and interpersonal perspective," by Eckhard Roediger
    Track 2: "Individual and Group Schema Therapy for Children and Adolescents (ST-CA)," by Christof Loose & Maria Galimzyanova. 

    Track 3: "Supervisor Skills," by Jeff Conway, Wendy Behary & Joan Farrell.
    * You can click on each option to read specific details about each track.

    ISST's 2017 International Summer School in Barcelona will be the premiere schema therapy event of the year. It will be an ideal time for you to network with your schema therapy colleagues, and deepen your connection with our worldwide community of schema therapists.

    You will also have the opportunity to meet many experts in the field of schema therapy, including Jeff Young and Arnoud Arntz.

    Space for each workshop track is limited. Only a few spaces remain for top choices, so register now. 

     
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    Planning your stay in Barcelona? Use our extensive travel planner to help get the most out of your International Summer School experience. See recommended hotels, how to get around, top sights, and more. Visit: TRAVEL PLANNER
    Barcelona will host ISST's International Summer School June 8-10, 2017. Click to watch our promotional video.
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  • 22 Feb 2017 12:30 PM | Travis Atkinson (Administrator)
    Brilliant minds in schema therapy will be present in Barcelona. Will you?

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    On day 2 of the 2017 International Summer School in Barcelona, you will get great content to enhance your knowledge and skills in schema therapy that you definitely don't want to miss. 

    Already registered? Your first choices are reserved. If you haven't registered yet, you still have time to reserve your top choices, and to receive significant early-bird discounts. We have tracks available for beginning to advanced levels, led by experts in the schema therapy field. You can choose between a certification track, open track options, or a mixture of both.
      

    Your second day choices on Friday June 9th are:
    1.Certification Track: 
    Day 1 "Schema Therapy for Borderline Personality Disorder," by Jeff Young, Joan Farrell & Ida Shaw
     
    2. 0pen Track Options:
    Track 1: "Advanced Imagery Rescripting," by Chris Hayes & Remco van der Wijngaart
    Track 2: "Doing Research in Real-Life Clinical Settings," by Arnoud Arntz.
    Track 3: "Anger, Aggression & the Forensic Population," by Jan Kossack & Kerry Beckley.
    * You can click on each option to read specific details about each track.

    ISST's 2017 International Summer School in Barcelona will be the premiere schema therapy event of the year. It will be an ideal time for you to network with your schema therapy colleagues, and deepen your connection with our worldwide community of schema therapists.

    You will also have the opportunity to meet many experts in the field of schema therapy, including Jeff Young and Arnoud Arntz.

    Space for each workshop track is limited, so register now to reserve your first choices. 

     
    REGISTER NOW
    Planning your stay in Barcelona? Use our extensive travel planner to help get the most out of your International Summer School experience. See recommended hotels, how to get around, top sights, and more. Visit: TRAVEL PLANNER
    Barcelona will host ISST's International Summer School June 8-10, 2017. Click to watch our promotional video.
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  • 09 Feb 2017 9:08 AM | Travis Atkinson (Administrator)
    What is your first choice on Day 1 in Barcelona? Workshops are filling fast. Register now to get your early-bird pass, and reserve your top choices for the schema therapy event of the year.

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    We're proud to host ISST's 2017 International Summer School in Barcelona. To celebrate, we're offering early-bird discounts, for a limited time.

    If you haven't registered yet, you still have time to reserve your top choices. We have tracks available for beginning to advanced levels, led by experts in the schema therapy field. You can choose between a certification track, open track options, or a mixture of both. 
     


    Your first day choices on Thursday June 8th are:
    1.Certification Track in Spanish: 
    Day 1 "Schema Therapy: Basics and Beyond," by Jordi Cid, Matias Valente and Carlos Rojas.
     
    2. 0pen Track Options:
    Track 1: "Advanced Mode Work," by David Edwards
    Track 2: "Schema Couples Therapy," by Travis Atkinson and Poul Perris
    Track 3: "Advanced Group Schema Therapy: the Child Modes," by Ida Shaw, Joan Farrell, Paul Kasyanik and Elena Romanova.
    * You can click on each option to read specific details about each track.

    ISST's 2017 International Summer School in Barcelona will be the premiere schema therapy event of the year. It will be an ideal time for you to network with your schema therapy colleagues, and deepen your connection with our worldwide community of schema therapists.

    You will also have the opportunity to meet many experts in the field of schema therapy, including Jeff Young and Arnoud Arntz.

    Space for each workshop track is limited, so register now to reserve your first choices. 

     
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    Training Program Spotlight: Get to know Gill and Tara
    Tara Cutland Green and Gillian Heath Interview by Travis Atkinson
    Click this image to watch an interview with Tara Cutland Green and Gill Heath, Training Directors for Schema Therapy Associates in London.

    Training Program Spotlight: Schema Therapy Associates in London

    Training Program Directors: Tara Cutland Green and Gill Heath
    Website: SCHEMA THERAPY ASSOCIATES


    Schema Therapy Associates provides a range of workshops to develop participants' understanding and skills in using schema therapy with complex cases.

    Gill and Tara are both experienced clinical psychologists and advanced schema therapists and trainers. They are members of the ISST Training and Certification Committee.

    Together, Tara and Gill co-authored a chapter on schema therapy in The Handbook of Adult Clinical Psychology: an Evidence-Based Practice Approach (Routledge, 2nd edition, 2016).

    Recently, Gill and Tara also produced a comprehensive video training resource, which you can view on their website: TRAINING VIDEO

    Have an approved ISST Training Program you would like to promote? 
    Make sure you are listed on the ISST website, and have your calendar of events updated. Schedule a time for an interview to help spread the word about your program. Contact:TRAINING PROGRAM INFO 
    FIND ISST APPROVED TRAINING PROGRAMS
    Barcelona will host ISST's International Summer School June 8-10, 2017. Click to watch our promotional video.
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  • 28 Jan 2017 3:10 PM | Travis Atkinson (Administrator)

    Time to renew your ISST membership for 2017, and continue to enjoy member exclusives, like Wendy Behary's Keynote Address at INSPIRE 2016 in Vienna.

    "Harnessing a Sturdy & Effective Empathically Attuned Caregiver Mode in the Treatment Room"

    Keynote by Wendy T. Behary

    ~Empathy is not just a therapeutic skill; it is a basic relationship process~* 

    The data suggests that empathically attuned resonance generates an emotionally robust healing link in the therapy relationship, necessary for change to occur.

    Triggered by schemas and modes in the treatment room, therapists can become distracted—preoccupied with vulnerability, emotional safety, or incompetence; held hostage by our own once-upon-a-time early experiences, thus hindering the empathically attuned stance of the adaptive caregiving mode.

    Decentering ourselves in the treatment room involves emotionally protecting our vulnerable side without completely muting our realness when activated by implicit and explicit conditions that might overwhelm and distract us from an otherwise sturdy and empathic posture.
    *(Bohart&Greenberg, et al., 1997)

    Wendy T. Behary: as the founder and director of The Cognitive Therapy Center of New Jersey and The New Jersey Institute for Schema Therapy, Wendy has been treating clients, training professionals, and supervising psychotherapists for more than 20 years.

    Wendy served as the President of the Executive Board for the International Society of Schema Therapy (ISST) from 2010 to 2014, and is currently the chair of the Brainstorming Sub-Committee for ISST.


    Wendy specializes in treating narcissists, and the people who live with and deal with them. She has co-authored several chapters and articles on Schema Therapy and Cognitive Therapy, and is the author of Disarming the Narcissist, now translated in 10 languages and in its second edition (New Harbinger, 2013).

    Wendy lectures both nationally and internationally to professional and general audiences, and her private practice is located in Springfield, New Jersey.

    ISST MEMBERS: WATCH WENDY'S KEYNOTE NOW

    Have you registered for the 2017 Summer School in Barcelona? Join us at the most celebrated schema therapy event of the year, and take advantage of Early-Bird rates to secure your top choices. REGISTER
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  • 26 Jan 2017 9:08 AM | Travis Atkinson (Administrator)


    If you have already renewed your ISST membership for 2017, we thank you! If not, please keep in mind renewals are due on January 30th.
    Renewing now ensures your ability to continue to take advantage of the many ISST member exclusive benefits, including:

    • Access to keynote addresses and videos from international experts in schema therapy

    • Membership in special interest groups and forums (multiple areas to join)

    • Significant discounts to events like Summer School in Barcelonaand INSPIRE 2018 in Washington, D.C.

    • Access to the latest Schema Therapy Bulletin

    • An expanded listing in our heavily visited "Find a Therapist"directory

    • Assess to the schema therapy listserv

    How to Renew:

    Determine the actions you may need to take to renew, depending on where you reside.

    European SEPA Countries: if you reside in a SEPA country, and have already sent your SEPA form to the ISST Office, your membership will renew automatically. Unless your bank information has changed, you do not need to do anything. For updates or changes, email the ISST Office: EMAIL. If there is a problem, the ISST Office will contact you. SEPA Countries are: 

    • Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, the Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, and Switzerland 

    Credit Card Countries: residents of all other countries, including Denmark, Greece, Norway, Sweden, and the United Kingdom, use the link below to be redirected to the payment page of the website.

    • Please note: members who reside in Ireland, Italy, and Switzerland may need to make a credit card payment if their SEPA does not work. If there is a problem, you will be contacted by the ISST Office.

    RENEW YOUR 2017 ISST MEMBERSHIP NOW
  • 20 Jan 2017 1:36 PM | Travis Atkinson (Administrator)
    You can now register for the ultimate schema therapy experience of the year: Summer School in Barcelona!

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    We are happy to announce that registration for the 2017 ISST Summer School in Barcelona is now open!
    Enjoy masters of exquisite cuisine, architectural treasures spanning more than 2,000 years, a deep blue Mediterranean Sea with sun-drenched beaches, sunset drinks from a panorama terrace, and a nightlife with limitless possibilities while learning and perfecting your schema therapy skills as a clinician, researcher, educator, or supporter. 
    Our 2017 Summer School, hosted in Barcelona, offers you all of this and more in a city awaiting to charm you.
    We have assembled international experts in speciality fields of schema therapy, along with Jeff Young and Arnoud Arntz, to bring you the latest research and clinical findings.
    LEARN: choose from the open track options, a certification track for Spanish speakers, or a combination of both, along with a round table discussion led by top schema therapists.
    CONNECT: start your mornings with fellow schema therapy friends & colleagues exercising the healing powers of yoga, and throughout the days reconnect with friends while making new connections through several social activities and networking opportunities.
    EXPLORE: discover the unrivaled travel destination in Spain that invites you to explore dazzling architecture and art, the latest fashion, warm hospitality, delicious cuisine, and great weather.
    WITH US: reserve your space now by reviewing your options, and confirm your first choices by registering now. Space for each workshop track is limited.

    REGISTER NOW
    ISST SUMMER SCHOOL 2017 - BARCELONA, SPAIN
    Barcelona will host the ISST Summer School June 8-10, 2017

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  • 06 Jan 2017 11:40 AM | Travis Atkinson (Administrator)
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    We wish you a very Happy 2017!

    To start the new year, we invite you to join a member forum on the ISST website, including a new forum for Autism Spectrum Disorder.

    Watch an interview with Erin Bulluss to see how schema therapy can help you work effectively with Autism Spectrum Disorder.

    AN INTERVIEW WITH ERIN BULLUSS
     
    INTRODUCING THE AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDER FORUM
     
    Erin Bulluss, a clinical psychologist based in Adelaide Hills, South Australia, presented at the INSPIRE 2016 ISST World Conference in Vienna, together with Ida Shaw and Maria Galimzyanova, on the topic of "Working with Modes in Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder across the Lifespan." 

    In an interview with Travis Atkinson, Erin answers 12 key questions for clinicians working with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). In the 30 minute interview, Erin discusses many facets of working with clients on the spectrum, including:
    • Defining ASD, and how updates in diagnostic criteria have changed
    • Best treatments for ASD
    • Effects of early interventions for ASD clients
    • How schema therapy differs from other approaches to ASD
    • How does the therapeutic relationship approach of schema therapy help clients with ASD?
    • Are parents involved in the treatment of ASD clients?
    • How to apply schema therapy to treat ASD clients, including specific techniques 
    Join the Autism forum on the website now, which Erin will be moderating, and watch the entire interview. 

    You may also choose among our many other forums, including:
    • Schema Therapy for the Aged
    • Brainstorming
    • Children & Adolescents
    • Schema Couples Therapy
    • Forensic
    • Group Schema Therapy
    • Peer Supervision
    • Research
    • Trauma
    Member Forums are available only to members enrolled on the ISST website. Want to join a forum? FORUMS

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    Erin Bulluss discusses many aspects of working with Autism Spectrum Disorder. She will be moderating the new Autism Spectrum Disorder Member Forum on the ISST website.

    BARCELONA PREREGISTERATION HAS STARTED! HAVE YOU RSVP'd?

    ISST SUMMER SCHOOL 2017 - BARCELONA, SPAIN
    Barcelona will host the ISST Summer School June 8-10, 2017

    RSVP NOW: Many members who joined the RSVP list have already preregistered for the 2017 ISST Summer School in Barcelona on June 8 - 10th.
    Space is limited, so if you want to ensure your top choices, RSVP now, and you'll receive the link to preregister, before registration opens to the public. Click the "RSVP" button below. 

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  • 14 Dec 2016 9:30 AM | Travis Atkinson (Administrator)
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    "A designer knows he (or she) has achieved perfection not when there is nothing left to add, but when there is nothing left to take away." 

    Does Antoine de Saint-Exupery's definition of engineering excellence apply to schema therapy?

    PLENARY PANEL
     
    INSPIRE 2016 FEATURE
     

    "Schemas versus modes: is it really a contest?"


    Moderator: Wendy Behary

    Presenters: Jeff Young, Joan Farrell, David Bernstein, Jeff Conway and Cathy Flanagan

     

    We know that from its inception the concept of the schema, a deeply entrenched pattern that is experienced cognitively, emotionally, and somatically, has been central to the schema therapy model. However, as the model has evolved, the status of Early Maladaptive Schemas (EMS) has changed, and some would suggest, diminished, as mode work has become a more dominant aspect of schema therapy. This panel discussion will consider the history of the model and EMS, as well as the development of modes and the interaction of EMS and modes. 

    It is widely believed and accepted in the schema therapy community that modes have become the best way to understand and treat someone with a characterological disorder. In fact, mode work has promoted meaningful breakthroughs with very challenging cases. However, it has left some to wonder about the value and usefulness of EMS in the treatment room. The question remains: is it therefore still necessary to consider schemas when treating someone, or in fact, have schemas become "out-moded?" This panel intends to grapple with this question. 

    One side of the debate contends that EMS remain an essential part of the therapeutic collaboration for schema healing. The other side of the debate will contend that EMS are not as essential as they once were, and therefore should be limited to the assessment phase, while the most important work lies in identifying and addressing mode shifts and mode adaptations. 


    Available only to members enrolled on the ISST website.

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    ISST SUMMER SCHOOL 2017 - BARCELONA, SPAIN

    BE THE FIRST TO KNOW:  Please RSVP to let us know if you plan to attend the 2017 ISST Summer School, June 8 - 10th. Specific details are coming shortly!


    Help us as we plan to accommodate as many members as possible by joining our Barcelona email list. If you join now, you will be the first to get announcements of programs and registration details, which will be posted shortly, so you will be sure not to miss out!
     
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  • 21 Nov 2016 1:06 PM | Travis Atkinson (Administrator)
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    If you're enrolled on the ISST website, you can relive the moment in Vienna.

    JEFF YOUNG
     
    WELCOME ADDRESS
     
    Jeff Young, the founder of Schema Therapy, presents his welcome address for INSPIRE 2016 at the ISST Vienna World Conference. Dr. Young describes an expansion of the schema therapy model in a way that integrates both schemas and modes. He uses the General Adaptation Syndrome, developed by Nobel Prize nominee Hans Selye, to describe how the body fights to maintain homeostasis, but when overwhelmed, deteriorates.

    Dr. Young discusses ways in which our core needs may be unmet, and provides antidotes through schema therapy, using a framework that integrates schemas and modes, into a model that promotes emotional and physical homeostasis. 

    Available only to members enrolled on the ISST website.

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    ISST SUMMER SCHOOL 2017 - BARCELONA, SPAIN
    Barcelona will host the ISST Summer School June 8-10, 2017

    RISING: The numbers are growing, and the space in Barcelona is LIMITED. 
    Please RSVP to let us know if you plan to attend Summer School June 8 - 10th.
     
    Help us as we plan to accommodate as many members as possible by joining our Barcelona email list.
    If you join now, you'll be first to get announcements of programs and registration details.
    Click the "RSVP" button below.


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