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In order to ensure a highly personalized experience and individualized attention, each training program at the Schema Therapy Training Center of New York has a maximum of 20 participants. This participant limit is in accordance with the certification guidelines set by the International Society of Schema Therapy (ISST). By maintaining a small group size with one trainer, we prioritize creating an optimal learning environment where every participant receives personalized help and instruction that caters to their unique needs. This approach fosters a supportive and interactive training atmosphere, allowing for in-depth discussions, individual case consultations, and a more enriching educational experience overall.

Schema therapy is an evidence-based psychotherapy approach that helps individuals and couples identify and address deep-rooted emotional patterns, called schemas, that often stem from early life experiences. It combines elements from cognitive-behavioral therapy, attachment theory, and psychodynamic approaches to help people better understand and heal their emotional wounds.

Opting for an online training program offers several advantages. It allows you to learn from the comfort of your own space and at your own pace. Online programs often provide a flexible schedule that accommodates your existing commitments. Moreover, it eliminates the need for travel, making it accessible to participants from all over the world.

Absolutely! The online training program caters to both beginners and experienced therapists. Whether you are new to schema therapy or already have a background in psychotherapy, the program offers a comprehensive curriculum that starts with the fundamentals and progresses to more advanced concepts. It is designed to accommodate participants at various stages of their professional development.

Becoming a certified individual schema therapist provides you with a recognized credential in schema therapy from the International Society of Schema Therapy (ISST). This certification enhances your professional credibility and allows you to effectively apply schema therapy techniques in your clinical practice. It opens up opportunities for professional networking, supervision, and further training within the schema therapy community.

Certification as a couples schema therapist equips you with specialized skills to work with couples using schema therapy principles. It enhances your ability to address relational dynamics, conflicts, and schema-related issues within intimate relationships. This certification distinguishes you as a qualified couples therapist and expands your therapeutic toolkit to better serve couples seeking support.

The duration of the program depends on the specific training track you choose. The individual certification track typically spans several months, including a combination of online modules, live webinars, case discussions, and practical exercises. The couples certification track is also a comprehensive program that covers the necessary knowledge and skills over a similar timeframe.

Yes, participants in the schema therapy online training program receive ongoing access to training materials even after completing the program. This includes recorded webinars, handouts, case examples, and other valuable resources. You can refer back to these materials as a reference and continue to deepen your understanding of schema therapy long after the training is over.

Absolutely! The schema therapy online training program provides opportunities for group supervision and mentorship. Through live interactive sessions, you can receive guidance and support from experienced schema therapists. These sessions offer a valuable space for discussion, feedback on cases, and further refinement of your therapeutic skills.

Yes, the schema therapy online training program is an ISST-approved Training Program. This means it meets the rigorous standards set by the ISST and ensures that participants receive quality training in schema therapy. Upon completing the program requirements, you will be eligible for certification as an individual or couples schema therapist, recognized by the ISST.

As the schema therapy online training program caters to participants from various professions and locations worldwide, providing Continuing Education Credits (CEUs) is not feasible. However, the coursework completed during the program is designed to meet the requirements for certification by the International Society of Schema Therapy (ISST), which is the primary focus and benefit of the training. By successfully completing the program, you will be eligible for certification as an individual or couples schema therapist recognized by the ISST.

To participate in the program, you will need a computer or mobile device with a stable internet connection. The training program utilizes the Zoom platform, so it's recommended to have the latest version of Zoom installed. Additionally, having a webcam, microphone, and speakers or headphones will enhance your interactive experience during live webinars and group sessions.

We offer five payment options to accommodate participants from different regions. The first option is a standard payment for participants from countries without reduced rates. The second option is a reduced country rate specifically for residents of certain countries. The third option includes payment plans, allowing you to spread the cost over four installments, available for both standard and reduced rate countries. Lastly, we have a special rate exclusively for residents of Ukraine, offering additional affordability for those in the Ukrainian community.

We understand that circumstances may arise that prevent you from completing the program as planned. However, please note that refunds are not possible under any circumstances. The program operates with a limited number of enrollments, and its viability depends on the commitment of participants. While refunds cannot be provided, we do offer an alternative option. If you are unable to complete the program, you have the opportunity to defer your participation and join a subsequent program within one year of the start of your original training program. This allows you to continue your training at a later time and complete the program without losing your enrollment.

Yes, upon successfully completing the schema therapy online training program, you will receive a certificate of completion. This certificate acknowledges your participation in the program and signifies your dedication to expanding your skills and knowledge in schema therapy. It serves as a testament to your commitment to professional development in this specialized field.

Yes, as part of the program, you will have access to supplementary resources and materials to support your learning journey. These may include recommended readings, handouts, case examples, and access to an online community or forum where you can engage with fellow participants. These resources are designed to enhance your understanding and application of schema therapy principles in your clinical practice.

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