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"Schema Therapy has been shown to be significantly more effective than traditional treatments for a broad range of personality disorders, contributing to real recovery, not just symptom reduction" 

The International Society of Schema Therapy (ISST) is the member organization committed to the principles and practice of schema therapy. Bringing together a community of clinicians, researchers, educators, and supporters from throughout the world, ISST provides standards of excellence for the practice of schema therapy, including trainings, workshops, research, and certifications. 

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RESCHEDULED: INSPIRE 2020 In-Person Conference in Copenhagen

Due to the coronavirus crisis, we have rescheduled the in-person conference of INSPIRE 2020 to June 24 -26, 2021 in Copenhagen. Current participants will be automatically switched to 2021, along with choices made for each selection on the program.

BONUS: INSPIRE 2020 Virtual Conference

We will offer an abbreviated virtual conference for registered participants on the same dates from May 28th - 30th, 2020. Current participants will be automatically enrolled, and others will be able to register directly for the virtual conference. Virtual conference program will be announced shortly.

*Continuing Education Credits for ISST will be offered to participants who attend 

To see the schedule for June 24 - 26, 2021, tap: LEARN MORE

Bonus for Participants of INSPIRE 2020: Virtual Conference

The INSPIRE 2020 Virtual Conference will take place May 28 - 30, 2020.

We'll be announcing the virtual program soon, an abbreviated program adapted to best optimize a virtual platform. We will also be announcing more exciting options for participants of INSPIRE 2020 after the virtual conference concludes.

Created specifically for the psychologically-minded, INSPIRE 2020 marks the return of the International Society of Schema Therapy's three-day biennial conference, and for the first time, virtually, available on your device wherever you reside.

The INSPIRE 2020 Virtual Conference promises to be 2020's "must attend" event for psychotherapists and researchers everywhere.

You will still be able to meet, mingle and share ideas with some of the most innovative minds in the world of psychotherapy, using the best technology platforms available.

If you live in a time zone not convenient for Central European Time, we'll have recordings available for all participants who registered for each day of the conference.

*If you have already registered for INSPIRE 2020, you'll receive access to the days you registered for during the virtual conference, and automatically maintain your registration for the in-person conference in Copenhagen on June 24 - 26, 2021.



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Why Schema Therapy?

Schema therapy has been extensively researched to effectively treat a wide variety of typically treatment resistant conditions, including Borderline Personality Disorder and Narcissistic Personality Disorder. Read our summary of the latest research comparing the dramatic results of schema therapy compared to other standard models of psychotherapy.

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