Mindfulness and Schema Therapy. A Practical Guide

  • ID: 2882909
  • Book
  • 224 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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Schema therapy is now firmly established as an effective treatment for borderline personality disorder, and new applications are constantly being explored. Among the most promising is schema mindfulness, an approach that integrates schema therapy with techniques of Mindfulness–Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT). Mindfulness and Schema Therapy presents an innovative eight–session + two follow up sessions protocol for schema mindfulness. Structured in three sections theoretical background, therapist s guide and patient workbook Mindfulness and Schema Therapy explores how mindfulness can be used to better understand schema triggered responses and how patients can learn to respond in more healthy ways towards themselves and others. Innovatively combining theory, research, and practical guidance, Mindfulness and Schema Therapy represents an invaluable resource for therapists and patients seeking the very latest developments in schema therapy.

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About the Authors vii

Foreword ix

Acknowledgments xii

Part I Theoretical Background 1

1 Introduction 3

2 Schema Therapy 6

3 Mindfulness 14

Part II Training Manual 45

4 Framework 47

5 (Contra) indications 50

6 Training 53

Session 1 Schemas, Modes, and Mindfulness Training 62

Session 2 Mindfulness of Your Environment 64

Session 3 Mindful Breathing 66

Session 4 Mindfulness of Schema Coping 66

Session 5 Allowing and Accepting What Is 68

Session 6 Schemas: Fact or Fiction? 68

Session 7 Caring for Yourself through the Healthy Adult and the Happy Child 69

Session 8 The Future 70

Follow–up Sessions 71

Follow–up Session 1 72

Follow–up Session 2 73

7 Pitfalls 74

8 Conclusion 83

Appendix II–A: Test Result Example 85

Appendix II–B: Mindfulness and Schema Therapy Handout 87

Appendix II–C: Schema and Modes Worksheet 98

Part III Participant Workbook 99

9 Participant Workbook 101

Session 1 Schemas, Modes, and Mindfulness Training 102

Session 2 Mindfulness of Your Environment 114

Session 3 Mindful Breathing 120

Session 4 Mindfulness of Schema Coping 126

Session 5 Allowing and Accepting What Is 135

Session 6 Schemas: Fact or Fiction? 143

Session 7 Caring For Yourself Through the Healthy Adult and the Happy Child 150

Session 8 The Future 161

Follow–up Session 1 169

Follow–up Session 2 174

Appendix III–A: Homework Sheet Everyday Mindfulness 181

Appendix III–B: Homework Sheet Five–Facet M Questionnaire 183

Appendix III–C: Homework Sheet Cultivating Schema Mindfulness 186

Appendix III–D: Homework Sheet Writing a Summary 188

Appendix III–E: Schema Coping Questionnaire 190

Part IV List of Audio Files 193

Bibliography 195

Index 204

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Michiel van Vreeswijk is a clinical psychologist, cognitive behavioral therapist, certified supervisor in schema therapy, and co–director at G–kracht mental health care institute.

Jenny Broersen is a mental health care psychologist and psychotherapist, and a supervisor in CBT and schema therapy. She teaches post–doctoral courses in schema therapy and CBT.

Ger Schurink is a mental health care psychologist, psychotherapist, cognitive behavioral therapist and certified supervisor in CBT. He runs a private practice in the Netherlands and is a trainer in MBCT.

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