11. Making Sense of Interpersonal Dynamics: A Schema Focused Approach

  1. Phil Willmot1 and
  2. Neil Gordon2
  1. Kerry Beckley

Published Online: 14 MAR 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9780470973110.ch11

Working Positively with Personality Disorder in Secure Settings: A Practitioner's Perspective

Working Positively with Personality Disorder in Secure Settings: A Practitioner's Perspective

How to Cite

Beckley, K. (2010) Making Sense of Interpersonal Dynamics: A Schema Focused Approach, in Working Positively with Personality Disorder in Secure Settings: A Practitioner's Perspective (eds P. Willmot and N. Gordon), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470973110.ch11

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Rampton Hospital, UK

  2. 2

    Institute of Mental Health, Nottingham University, UK

Author Information

  1. Rampton Hospital, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 14 MAR 2011
  2. Published Print: 22 OCT 2010

Book Series:

  1. Wiley Series in Personality Disorders

Book Series Editors:

  1. Eddie Kane

Series Editor Information

  1. Personality Disorder Institute, University of Nottinghamm UK

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470683804

Online ISBN: 9780470973110

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Keywords:

  • making sense of interpersonal dynamics - a schema focused approach;
  • approach, universally accessible - nor easily understood by multidisciplinary team (MDT);
  • Personality Disorder Service (PDS) - differing from other services through relative dominance of Schema Focused Therapy (SFT);
  • model, useful for validating patients' early experiences - making sense of these through its developmental focus;
  • schema activation within - interpersonal context;
  • engaging workforce in a dialogue - considering their own reactions is not without its challenges;
  • schema mode model - as a framework;
  • parent modes, managers and supervisors - as parent figures within the organization;
  • compliant surrenderer mode - passive, approval-seeking or self-deprecating way with others, out of fear of conflict or rejection;
  • healthy adult, nurturing vulnerable mode - combating maladaptive coping modes

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • The schema model

  • Schema activation within the interpersonal context

  • The schema mode model as a framework

  • References

  • Appendix 11.1 Domains and s chemas

  • Appendix 11.2 Schema modes