$749 – $799

Accredited Schema Therapy Training Level 1 - Foundation

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$749 – $799

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Chronic Mood and Anxiety disorders. This foundation workshop will help attendees gain an understanding of the Schema Therapy model.

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Focus of the course: There is growing research on the effectiveness of Schema Therapy for chronic depression and some early work on other treatment resistant mood disorder presentations. This 3 morning ONLINE workshop will cover Schema Therapy formulation and treatment approaches for working with these presentations, including case studies, demonstrations and opportunities to practice skills.

Specific topics include;

  • Schema Therapy models for Chronic mood disorders like Depression and Anxiety
  • Schema Therapy for other Chronic Axis I Disorders like OCD & Eating Disorders
  • Dealing with challenging client in session behaviours, like hopelessness
  • Experiential techniques to address early adversity and schema development
  • Assisting clients to build networks of support through behavioural pattern breaking
  • Schema self-therapy to avoid compassion fatigue

Facilitators are Dr Rita Younan and Ruth Holt, both Advanced Schema Therapists and Trainers in Individual Schema Therapy;

Ruth and Rita discuss the Vulnerability to Harm Schema a common schema found in Chronic Anxiety Disorders here:


Training is spread over a three week period and where there will be in between session tasks to consolidate learning. The dates and times are as follows:

  • WEEK ONE: Wednesday Oct 6th 8.30am to 1.30pm (please login at 8.15am)
  • WEEK TWO: Wednesday Oct 13th 8.30am to 1.30pm
  • WEEK THREE: Wednesday Oct 20th 8.30am to 1.30pm

Certification hours include: Didactic Hours 8, Dyadic Hours 5

If you register for this training you agree to adhere to the Online Training guidelines stipulated by The International Society for Schema Therapy which includes the following:

To be monitored when completing dyadic exercises as in live workshops

  • You arrive on time and do not leave early (10 minute grace is acceptable)
  • You do not engage in other activities that are not related to the training
  • You are willing to make up for lost learning should there be a technological problem
  • Training is offered via Zoom Platform; the training link and pre-reading materials will be emailed in good time prior to the event.

The Intermediate and Advanced Levels courses will follow in Q1 and Q2 of 2022. Dates to be announced.

All courses are fully eligible as accredited training workshops for those who wish to achieve full certification as a Schema Therapist.

Cancellation policy

Please note that if you wish to cancel your registration, the following rules will be applied:

  • Cancellations notified more than 3 months before the start of the event - 100% refund of the amount paid for the ticket (less administrative costs).
  • Cancellations notified 2 to 3 months before the start of the event - 50% refund of the amount paid for the ticket (less administrative costs).
  • No refund applies for cancellations with less than 2 months' notice.
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Elephant is the very first psychotherapy practice in Singapore focused on empowering the community directly through client therapeutic consultations and indirectly through upskilling Asia's community of clinicians and the larger population via a pioneering training centre which delivers relevant workshops and seminars.

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