An Introduction to Schema Therapy

12/10/2021 - 12/10/2021
9:00 AM - 12:10 PM
Location: Live Webinar, Sponsored by Broadmoor Improvement Association, Cost: $45.00; 3.0 CE clock hours, Live Webinar

Workshop Overview:

The Broadmoor Improvement Association proudly presents this upcoming online workshop of Schema Therapy, an integrative, unifying theory and treatment, designed to treat a variety of longstanding emotional difficulties in individuals and couples with significant origins in childhood and adolescent development. Schema Therapy combines elements of CBT, EFT, attachment-based, and psychodynamic models. Attendees of this introductory workshop will gain a comprehensive understanding of the Schema Therapy model and the 18 schemas and four modes that comprise its framework through case studies and examples. Additionally, attendees will participate in an imagery exercise commonly used in schema therapy to facilitate a deeper felt sense of the model in action.

The event Zoom link will be distributed 48 hours before the event begins. This workshop is approved for 3 clinical hours for Social Workers by the Louisiana State Board of Social Work Examiners and is pending approval for 3 general requirement clock hours for LPCs and PLPCs by the Louisiana Counseling Association.

Learning Objectives:

At the workshop’s completion, attendees will be able to:

  • Describe the central components to Schema Therapy (ST) and its theoretical model
  • Define and identify the 18 maladaptive schemas and how they develop in individuals through unmet childhood needs
  • Identify and assess the four schema modes and coping styles
  • Describe the role of therapist and limited reparenting model in ST


9:00am -9:10am: Welcome and introductions

9:10am - 9:50am: History, evidence-base, and overview of schema therapy model progression

9:50am -10:30am: Understanding the 18 schemas and 4 modes

10:30am -10:45am: BREAK

10:45am -11:15am: Case study: schema therapy in action

11:15am -11:45am: The role of therapist/limited reparenting

11:45am-12:05pm: Experiential exercise

12:05pm -12:15pm: Final Questions/Conclusion

About the presenter:

Merrie Pearl, MSW, LCSW, received her Masters in Social Work from New York University. She then began working at the Cognitive Therapy Center of NY. At the Center, Merrie was trained extensively in a new innovative therapy — Schema Therapy, developed by Dr. Jeffrey Young. She is now on the faculty of the Cognitive Therapy Center and Schema Therapy Institute of New York. She has been treating clients and training professionals for more than 20 years.

Merrie’s expertise as a therapist has led to great success in helping and guiding her patients. Her patience and attention to detail are only two of her attributes that lend to her professionalism. Many of her patients have said that she is exceptionally warm and caring and easy to talk to.

Student tickets will not be eligible for CEU credits.

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This workshop will award 3.0 CE clock hours in Diagnosis; no NBCC credits are not available for  this program.

For more information:  

Bethanie Mangigian


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