Part I: Theoretical Points. Universal Core Emotional Needs. Early Maladaptive Schema Development as a Consequence of Unmet Needs. A Taxonomy of Early Maladaptive Schemas. Coping Styles and Responses. Coping Styles: Surrender Responses. Coping Styles: Avoidance Responses. Coping Styles: Overcompensation Responses. Schema Modes as States (The State vs. Trait Distinction). The Wounded Core: Vulnerable Child Mode. Angry and Impulsive Child Modes. Maladaptive Coping Modes. Internalized Parental Modes. Healthy Modes: Healthy Adult, Contented Child. Limited Reparenting. Empathic Confrontation. Part II: Practical Points. The Assessment Process: Focused Life History Interview, Schema Inventories, and Self-monitoring. The Assessment Process: Guided Imagery. The Assessment Process: In-session Behaviours and the Therapy Relationship. Educating the Patient About the Schema and Mode Models, and Using the Schema Case Conceptualization Form. Toolbox 1: Relational Techniques. Toolbox 2: Cognitive Techniques. Toolbox 3: Emotion-focused Techniques. Toolbox 4: Behavioral Pattern Breaking. Mode Dialogues and Imagery. Specific Points for Working with Borderline Personality Disorder. Specific Points for Working with Narcissistic Personality Disorder and Antisocial Personality Disorder. Specific Points for Working with Couples. Interplay Between Schema Therapy for Axis II and CBT for Axis I. The Therapeutic Relationship: Limited Reparenting. Therapists' Own Schemas.
Eshkol Rafaeli is a Clinical Psychologist specializing in both cognitive behavioral therapy and Schema Therapy and is Associate Professor at Bar-Ilan University. David P. Bernstein is a Clinical Psychologist and a Cognitive and Schema Therapist, an is Associate Professor in the Faculty of Psychology at Maastricht University, The Netherlands. Jeffrey Young is the Founder and Director of the Cognitive Therapy Centers of New York and Connecticut, and the Schema Therapy Institute in New York City.
"This book provides an excellent overview of schema therapy and covers all the key areas of new development in schema therapy with authority and brevity." - George Lockwood, Director, Schema Therapy Institute Midwest, USA.