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Workshop 8: Saturday Late Afternoon (S3W8) - 90 Minutes

Experiencing the Thunder from the inside-out experiential work with children in Schema Therapy

by Gal Geffen & Janine Peckham


To teach different techniques of experiential work for children.

Teaching Methods:

Clinical case presentation, demonstration, and role play.

Learning Objectives:

1. Participant will gain a better understanding of the function and essence of experiential work with children.

2. Feel confident in implementing the experiential work in their work with own patient.

Workshop Intended For:

Intermediate (Participants have had basic ST training)

Relevant Background Readings on Topic:

1. Creative methods in schema therapy. edited by Gillian Heath & Helen Startup: Part III Chapters 9 and 10 Farrell and Shaw Creative methods using chair work, mode dialogue and play

2. Schema therapy for child and adolescents - practitioners guide. Christof Loose chapter 10-13

About the Presenters:

Gal Geffen

Gal Geffen is a clinical neuropsychologist, certified rehabilitation psychologist, trainer and supervisor in child and adolescent schema therapy. Working with children adolescent and adults in private clinic. teaches schema therapy in different psychotherapy schools. 

Janine Peckham

Dr. phil. Janine Peckham is an Australian trained Clinical Psychologist with a PhD in Psychology (Adelaide University, Australia). Dr. phil. Janine is passionate about psychology and what it has to offer the community. Currently, she is in private practice in Munich, Germany and works with both adults and children.

Dr. phil. Janine has had 15 years’ experience in both public and private settings. Her areas of interest are in adult & adolescent mental health. People typically seek assistance for trauma related issues, feelings of anxiety, feelings of depression or moodiness, adjusting to motherhood, grief and loss and adjustments relating to life stages and events.

Some people also like to work on improving some aspects of themselves, such as their self-esteem, confidence, assertiveness skills, weight loss, communication style and their relationships.

Dr. phil. Janine uses a range of evidence-based approaches including cognitive-behaviour therapy, acceptance and commitment therapy, schema therapy and Eye Movement Desensitisation Reprocessing (EMDR).

You will find Dr. phil. Janine’s approach warm and collaborative and she will endeavor to provide a safe environment for you to share your concerns and reach your therapeutic goals. She has extensive experience in providing short, medium or long term therapy.

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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