Schema therapy is based upon CBT, but is much more focused on early childhood experiences that have been identified as causing enduring and self defeating patterns of that keep you trapped in negative cycles. Schemas are considered to be more deeply held than core beliefs, which are often worked on in CBT and more resistant to change. Schema therapy is therefore recommended when you have not had success with cognitive approaches.
What are the benefits?
Schema therapy can be helpful if you believe that your struggles are related to experiences early in life. There is an emphasis on overcoming your schemas and identifying behavioural changes that break the negative cycle and lead to a more healthy view of yourself, others and the world around you.
What issues can it help with?
You can arrange a free private and confidential 15 telephone consultation via our online calendar today. The consultation will help you decide if this is the right path for you.