Essential Schema Therapy References
This bibliography will be updated when we revise the entire website after July 4, 2013
Young, J.E., Klosko, J.S., & Weishaar, M. (2003). Schema Therapy: A Practitioner's Guide. Guilford Publications: New York.
This is the “bible” for Young's schema therapy. This full-size text explains all aspects of schema theory and treatment, with detailed examples and patient transcripts. The guide explains how to implement all the assessment and change procedures that comprise ST, including the most recent developments in schema mode work. The book also contains extended protocols for treating borderline and narcissistic personality disorders.
Young, J.E. & Klosko, J.S. (1993, 1994). Reinventing your life. New York: Plume Books. Click on the link to your right to learn more about the book.
This popular self-help book based on Young's schema approach is essential reading for both the practitioner and client. The book includes detailed descriptions of the eleven most common lifetraps (schemas), including: specific treatment techniques, the most common childhood origins, partner choices, self-defeating behavior patterns, self-help exercises, and extensive case vignettes. Written in easy-to-understand language, this book serves as an ideal client's guide to schema therapy.
Young, J.E. (2007). Schema Therapy (DVD). Washington, D.C.: APA Videos. Click here for more information about this DVD
Young, J.E. (2012). Schema Therapy with Couples (DVD). Washington, D.C.: APA Videos Click here for more information and ordering instructions
Giesen-Bloo, J. et. al. (2006). Outpatient Psychotherapy for Borderline Personality Disorder: Randomized Trial of Schema-Focused Therapy vs Transference-Focused Psychotherapy. Archives of General Psychiatry, 2006; 63:649-658.