Search by Category

Recent Posts

BLOGS Nov 2018
BLOGS Feb 2017
BLOGS Dec 2016
BLOGS Oct 2016
BLOGS Sep 2016
BLOGS Jul 2016
BLOGS Mar 2016
BLOGS Feb 2016
BLOGS Aug 2015
BLOGS Jul 2015
BLOGS Apr 2015
BLOGS Mar 2015
BLOGS Feb 2015
BLOGS Jan 2015
BLOGS Sep 2014
BLOGS Jul 2014
BLOGS Jun 2014
BLOGS Apr 2014
BLOGS Mar 2014
BLOGS Feb 2014
BLOGS Jan 2014
BLOGS Dec 2013
BLOGS Jul 2013
BLOGS Jun 2013
BLOGS May 2013
BLOGS Jan 2013
BLOGS Oct 2012
BLOGS May 2011
Share |
Jul 2016 by PCI College

Schema Therapy Association of Ireland (STAI) Celebrates 1st anniversary

PCI College are delighted to congratulate the Schema Therapy Association of Ireland (STAI) who recently celebrated the 1st anniversary of their formation.

The association was established in late 2014, following the International Society of Schema Therapy (ISST) conference in Istanbul, when ISST members from the island of Ireland came together to establish STAI. 

 

According to the STAI Secretary Jean Notaro, “There is a growing awareness of schema therapy (ST) throughout Ireland and, with the society's launch, the group hopes to serve as a valuable resource by making information about schema therapy more accessible and available to the general public as well as to other professionals.   Although still in its early days, we also plan to establish schema therapy training programs throughout Ireland in the not too distant future.  Our aim is to attract leading figures in ST to deliver training and supervision here in Ireland and to stimulate research in Ireland, especially outcome studies”.

 

Schema Therapy (ST), developed by Jeffrey Young, Ph.D., in the USA in the early 1990s, is an integrative therapy for longer-term problems that explores the childhood origins of psychological problems. ST utilizes cognitive, behavioural, emotional and experiential techniques and emphasizes the role of the therapeutic relationship in facilitating change. Research has shown ST's effectiveness in working with personality disorders and other complex, chronic psychological problems (See www.schematherapy.comand www.schematherapysociety.org/ for more information).

 

 

Pictured above are PCI College lecturers Eilish McGuinness (Committee) and Jean Notaro (Secretary), both Certified Advanced Level Schema Therapists, with their colleagues from the Schema Therapy Association of Ireland.  

 

For more information on the Schema Therapy Association of Ireland, visit www.schemaireland.com or email: staireland@gmail.com

 

We are delighted to have both Jean Notaro and Eilish McGuinness as facilitators for the first Introduction to Schema Therapy workshop at PCI College this month. The two-day workshop, combining both theory and basic skills of Schema Therapy will take place on the 22nd and 23rd of July at PCI College, Dublin City Centre. The course is now fully booked but we do have a Waiting List for any places that become vacant, and we do plan to run the course again in the future.

 

What our Students Say

“My experience with PCI was the best decision in my life, I would rate PCI 10. I'm not saying it was easy, especially starting a new career at the age of 50, but I got through with a lot of hard work and dedication. Liam McCarthy and Josephine Murphy were an inspiration and all the other Tutors I had during the four years. Since I got my Degree I have been so busy counselling, only last week I was offered another new job, its amazing. Next year I will be 70 and hopefully the work will continue.”
Rita Lett BSc (Hons) in Counselling & Psychotherapy Graduate

What our Students Say

Jolanta's style of presentation was superb. It was very interesting and informative.
Iris Murray, Developing Psychological Resilience workshop

Course Venues:   Athlone   |   Belfast   |   Cork   |   Dublin   |   Kilkenny   |   Limerick