Susan has over 20 years of experience using schema therapy with complex clinical problems and personality disorders. She has completed advanced certification as a trainer and supervisor both in Schema Therapy and Group Schema Therapy.
Susan completed her advanced schema therapy training with Dr. Jeffrey Young, and she has extensive experience in the application of the schema therapy model with complex adult difficulties, eating disorders and personality disorders. She has provided schema therapy workshops and supervision for psychologists, psychiatrists and other mental health professionals for over 10 years both within the public and private health settings.
You can learn more about Susan’s work and her upcoming trainings at: http://www.schematherapyscotland.com/.
In this interview, Clinical Psychologist Dr Susan Simpson provides an accessible introduction to some of the core ideas, concepts, and developments from the exciting field of Schema therapy. Initially developed by Dr Jeffrey Young in the mid-1980s, Schema therapy is an integrative, unifying and evolving approach which brings together the best of many different fields including Gestalt therapy, cognitive behavioural therapy, and attachment theory, into one innovative framework.