WORKSHOP 5 | DAY 1: 2.30 PM - 6.00 PM
A Closer Look at Addressing Enmeshment & Undeveloped Self
by Jeff Conway
The intention of this workshop is to highlight the Schema Enmeshment & Undeveloped Self, that is sometimes overlooked with a number of more challenging patients. It is hoped that after this workshop, participants will have a better understanding of how this Schema is most commonly developed and why this Schema should be more thoroughly considered and addressed. It is also hoped that participants will gain a mode conceptualization that is common for someone with this Schema. Finally, it is hoped that participants come away with a clearer treatment approach through targeted CBT and emotion-focused strategies as well as leveraging the therapeutic relationship.
The 2 broad objectives of this workshop are as follows:
1. To provide the origins, complexities, and most common Modes of patients with Enmeshment/Undeveloped Self.
2. To explore the challenges in the treatment room and most effective ST approaches for healing enmeshment and developing "selfness."
This workshop is intended for:
About the Presenter:
Jeff Conway, LCSW, is the Chair of the ISST Committee on Supervisor Skills Training responsible for developing the required workshop to be certified as an ISST Supervisor Trainer. He is a founding member of ISST, a Certified Advanced Level Trainer-Supervisor since 2008, and on the ISST Committee for Training and Education. Jeff is the Chair of the ISST Committee on Supervisor Skills Training responsible for developing the required workshop to be certified as an ISST Supervisor Trainer. He is a founding member of ISST and a Certified Advanced Level Trainer-Supervisor since 2008.
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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.