Training in Schema Therapy

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About International Certification Program in Form Therapy

Chemotherapy is an integrative psychotherapy model that combines elements from attachment theory, psychodynamic therapy, gestalt therapy, emotion-focused therapy and cognitive behavior therapy (Vreeswijk, Broersen & Nadort, 2012). It is a widespread therapy approach that has constantly gained new uses, and it is used today for children, adolescents and adults and is provided in the form of individual therapy, couples therapy, family therapy and group therapy. It is also used in prison care. Read more here: https://schematherapysociety.org/

The teaching is module-based and follows the international guidelines of ISST. The course leader is an approved supervisor in the ISST and ensures coordination of the certification program. All participants will be assigned a supervisor. The guidance can be done in groups or individually depending on the wishes and opportunities. Participants can choose between standard certification that involves 20 hours of guidance or advanced certification that involves 40 hours of guidance. Everyone in the certification program is encouraged to actively use the college guidance throughout the education period.

Education in form therapy affects different areas of competence. The following topics will be reviewed in the course of education:
- Theoretical model and basic concepts in form therapy: Introduction to the basic model, definition of Early Maladaptive Schedule and review of the 18 specific forms as defined by Jeffrey Young, definition of Maladaptive Coping Styles and definition of mode.

- Mapping and casus formulation: Different approaches to identify and activate early, inappropriate forms, inappropriate coping strategies and modes, interrogation and interpretation of questionnaires, psychoquenching and case formulation.

- Cognitive interventions: Use of socratic method in change work, validity testing and form dialogue,

- Emotional interventions: Processing of emotions using visualization exercises, dialogue techniques, ventilation and expressive writing.

- Relational interventions: Restricted repatriation, Empathy confrontation, Identify and explore profitable, inappropriate forms when enabled in Therapy Relationship, Therapist's own forms.

- Behavioral interventions: Behavioral Experiment, Overcoming Avoidance, Selection of Partner.

- Mode work: Rationale for use of mode in change work, identification of mode, overview of common modes of different personality disorders, review of different interventions and techniques when working with mode.

You must either have three years of health and social science college education or a graduate degree as a doctor or psychologist. In addition, you must be in a work situation that includes direct therapeutic relationship with the same user / client / patient over time.

Course fee is NOK 30 000, - which covers all course modules in the certification program. Guidance costs are also included. The cost of guidance will typically be in the order of 20 000 for standard certification and 40 000 kr for advanced certification. In order to be certified, you must provide an exam video. Price for score and written feedback per video is NOK 1 800, - Finally, you must enroll in ISST to be certified and be part of the international schematic movement. The annual quota is 100 Euro.

The certification program consists of a total of 6 course modules, a total of 96 hours of teaching.

Absence from single modules must be compensated for by participating in the corresponding module on subsequent litter. Only absence from sick leave is accepted as a valid absence.

You have the full opportunity to register for single courses. The registration is binding and the course fee is not refunded for a possible enrollment later than 3 weeks before the start of the course, for whatever reason (such as sick leave, no leave, etc.).

Yes! Norsk Psykologforening has approved the education with 96 hours maintenance activity in specialist education. If you take an individual course, each course approved with 16 hours is maintenance-active.

The courses are held on the premises of the Clinic for Psychological Treatment at Kongsvinger. Kongsvinger has several hotels and accommodations. You have to arrange accommodation yourself.

The guidance is given individually or in groups, and it is mainly given in relation to recordings they have made of their own therapies. Candidates must follow at least four patients and have at least 25 therapy hours each. One of the patients must have a personality disorder or a different personality trait, and the others must be suitable for mode work.

There is a requirement for submission of two videos, where a written statement of the focus of the therapy and a problem should be submitted. Regular guidance on admission of the candidates' own therapies has shown good utility in strengthening his / her knowledge and skills as a therapist.

All supervisors in the certification program are specialists in clinical psychology. In addition, they have an advanced certification in form therapy.

Recommended literature in the certification program.

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Gyllenhammar, C. & Perris, P. (2016). Schematerapi - A clinician's manual & a therapy story. Estonia: Nature & Culture. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED!

Young, JE, Klosko, JS, & Weishaar, ME (2003). Schedule therapy. A practitioner's guide. New York: The Guilford Publications, New York. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED!

Arntz, A. & Genderen, H. van (2009). Schedule Therapy for Borderline Personality Disorder. John Wiley & Sons Inc, New York.

Arntz, A. & Jacob, G. (2013). Schedule Therapy in Practice: An Introductory Guide to the Schedule Mode Approach. John Wiley & Sons Ltd., Hoboken.

Young, JE, & Klosko, JS (2002). Recover your life - how to break out of negative patterns and feel good about yourself again. Ananke Norway (ordered at post@ananke.no).

Rafaeli, E., Bernstein, D. & Young, JE (2010). Schedule Therapy: Distinctive Features. London: Routledge.

Approved participation in the education program (attendance at all sessions and 100% completed supervision) and passing the exam are honored with international certification in schematics. Read more here: https://schematherapysociety.org/2017-2018-ISST-Individual-Certification-Requirements

A standard certification implies that the candidate has the competence to exercise form therapy, participate in
research projects as well as giving instruction or guidance to candidates who are taking standard certification. With standard
Certification does not allow you to lead education programs, act as a sensor or offer guidance in particular
challenging and difficult patient kasi. An advanced certification means that the candidate has the competence to provide herbal therapy
Within a wide range of mental disorders and interpersonal issues, participate in research projects as well as guide, teach
and act as a sensor in form therapy.

Approval of the guide
• Standard certification: In addition to participation in the education program, participants must have 20 hours supervision.
In the guide, the candidate must present at least two different patients, of which at least one has a personality disorder or
severe dysfunctional personality traits and the other patients should be appropriate in one way or another
mode work. All patients should have at least had 25 timer therapy each. Prior to certification, the participant must have the minimum requirement
used form therapy for 2 different patients with total 80 therapists.

• Advanced Certification: In addition to detachment in the education program, participants must have 40 hours guidance.
In the guide, the candidate must present at least four different patients, of which at least one personality disorder
or severe dysfunctional personality traits and the other patients should be appropriate in one way or another
mode work. It is expected that the participant demonstrates competence both in relation to working with
overcompensatory mode and surrender or evasion mode. All patients should have at least had 25 timer therapy
each. Prior to certification, the participant as a minimum requirement must have used form therapy for 4 different patients with a total of 160
therapy sessions.

About International Certification Program in Group Chemistry

Chemotherapy is an integrative psychotherapy model that combines elements from attachment theory, psychodynamic therapy, gestalt therapy, emotion-focused therapy and cognitive behavior therapy (Vreeswijk, Broersen & Nadort, 2012). It is a widespread therapy approach that has constantly gained new uses, and it is used today for children, adolescents and adults and is provided in the form of individual therapy, couples therapy, family therapy and group therapy. Joan Farrell and Ida Shaw have developed group chemistry that is a distinctive and potent group therapy in relation to personality disorders and people with long-standing interpersonal problems.

You must either have three years of health and social science college education or a graduate degree as a doctor or psychologist. In addition, you must be in a work situation that includes direct therapeutic relationship with the same user / client / patient over time.

The tuition fee is NOK 30, which covers all the course modules in the education program. Guidance expenses come in addition. Expenses related to group counseling will vary depending on the number of participants in the group. In order to be certified, you must submit an exam video. The price for scoring and written feedback per video recording is NOK 000. - Finally, you must register with ISST to be certified. The annual quota is 1 Euro. Membership in ISST gives you access to a number of resources on the ISST website.

The group chemistry certification program consists of a total of 6 course modules.

Absence from single modules must be compensated for by participating in the corresponding module on subsequent litter. Only absence from sick leave is accepted as a valid absence.

The courses are held on the premises of the Clinic for Psychological Treatment at Kongsvinger. Kongsvinger has several hotels and accommodations. You have to arrange accommodation yourself.

Education in group chemistry affects different areas of expertise. The following topics will be covered in the education:
- Theoretical model and basic concepts in schema therapy in general, and group schema therapy in particular: Introduction to the basic model, definition of early, inappropriate scheme (Early Maladaptive Scheme) and review of the 18 specific forms as defined by Jeffrey Young, definition of inappropriate coping strategies (Malaptive strategies) Coping Styles) and mode definition.

- Mapping and Case Formulation: Various approaches to identifying and activating early, inappropriate forms, inappropriate survival strategies and modes, scoring and interpreting questionnaires, psychoeducation and case formulation.

- Content of preventative interviews and review of various phases in group chemistry

- How to facilitate cohesion and belonging in the group?

- Group interventions in relation to guard mode, critical, judgmental mode, vulnerable child mode, angry child mode, happy / satisfied child mode

- How to use conflict and discrepancies in the group as a resource?

- How to work long-term on change?

The guidance is given individually or in groups, and it is mainly given in relation to recordings they have made of their own group therapies. For standard certification in group chemistry, group chemistry must be practiced in at least 20 group sessions, either as a head therapist or as a co-therapist with a group therapist with advanced certification. For advanced certification in group chemistry, group chemistry must be practiced for at least 40 group sessions as the principal therapist or co-therapist.

There is a requirement for the submission of two videos, in which a written statement of focus will be sent in advance in the group session. Regular guidance on the admission of the candidates' own group therapies has shown good value in strengthening his / her knowledge and skills as a therapist.

All supervisors in the certification program are specialists in clinical psychology. In addition, they have an advanced certification in form therapy.

The material must be from your ongoing group practice.

On a general basis, it is recommended that you start your own groups after the course "Case formulation in schematic therapy". In supervision you will receive systematic feedback on your own group therapies.

Approved participation in the education program (attendance at all courses and 100% completed supervision) and passing the exam are honored with international certification in group chemistry.
Read more here: https://schematherapysociety.org/Group-Certification

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