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2012 Certification Program in Schema Therapy Program Overview
 
This program provides intensive, individualized training over a one or two-year period, leading to international certification as a Schema Therapist. Certification is through the International Society for Schema Therapy (ISST; www.isst-online.com).
 
The curriculum includes 2 weekends of workshops in Kalamazoo; weekly or bi-weekly supervision sessions (by telephone or in-person); readings and viewing DVDs; and periodic reviews and ratings of patient audio or video recordings. The training is provided by George Lockwood, Ph.D. and will include additional senior supervisors with extensive experience in Schema Therapy as they become available.
 
The Certification Program in schema therapy is appropriate for experienced mental health professionals and is open to professionals with doctoral or master's level degrees in mental health fields. Applicants should have intermediate or advanced levels of general psychotherapy experience; have attended at least 3 days of workshops in Schema Therapy; and have read "Schema Therapy: A Practitioner's Guide." Admission is competitive.
 
A detailed description of the 2013 program and an application form can be obtained by following the links below.
 
2013 Certification Program Description
 
2013 Certification Program Application Form
 
If you are interested in the 2013 program, please send an email to training@schematherapymidwest.com.