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SCHEMA THERAPY

Individual counselling is provided via 50-60 minute sessions, either in person or via Skype, to enable access for those who don’t live close to a schema therapist, or who prefer to have therapy in the comfort of their own home. 

Create a life that is satisfying by breaking free from repeated problems in sustaining intimate relationships, difficulty in letting go of disturbing memories from childhood, and dysfunctional patterns of behaviour. Schema Therapy has been developed by Dr. Jeffrey Young, and has been found to be an effective therapy for helping people who haven’t found traditional forms of therapy helpful.

Schema Therapy addresses early maladaptive schemas (core beliefs), unmet emotional needs, schema modes (our thoughts, emotions and behaviour), and maladaptive copying styles. There have been 18 maladaptive schemas identified, which are considered unhelpful beliefs about the self, that result in repeated maladaptive behaviours. Each schema relates to the unmet emotional needs of the child, while the coping mode was developed in childhood to counteract the painful childhood experience and unmet need.

Schema therapy is helpful for;

  • Borderline Personality Disorder
  • Narcissistic Personality Disorder
  • Interpersonal Conflict
  • Emotional Dysregulation
  • Eating Disorders
  • Chronic Depression & Anxiety Disorders
  • Other issues that you have struggled to overcome through traditional therapy
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Breakfree from negative beliefs and live the life you were born to live!