DescriptionThe book was first published in Dutch by Uitgeverij Nieuwezijds - this book is an English language translation, translated from the original Dutch Language version by Jolijn Drost. The book offers a conceptual model of BPD, a treatment model and an array of methods and techniques for treating BPD clients. It covers treatment planning, the therapeutic relationships, cognitive and behavioural techniques, specific strategies, behavioural pattern breaking and the termination of therapy. The appendices contain handouts for patients including a biographical diary, forms for homework assignments and problem solving and a positive self statement log.
2. Borderline Personality Disorder.
What is Borderline Personality Disorder?
Prevalence and Comorbidity.
Development of BPD.
3. Schema Focused Therapy for the Borderline Personality Disorder.
The Development of Schema Focused Therapy for Borderline Personality Disorder.
Rationale of Treatment / Theories Supporting Treatment.
The Detached Protector.
The Abandoned / Abused child.
The Angry / Impulsive child.
The Punitive Parent.
The Healthy Adult.
Structure of Treatment.
Phases in Treatment.
Starting Phase and Case Conceptualisation.
Developing a Relationship and Gathering Information.
Explaining the Treatment Rationale.
Treating Axis I-Symptoms.
Therapeutic Interventions with Schema Modes.
Treating Childhood Traumas.
Changing Behavioural Patterns.
5. The Therapeutic Relationship.
Role Playing and Role Reversal.
Therapists’ Schemas and Self-Disclosure.
Cognitive Techniques and the Therapeutic Relationship.
Behavioural Techniques and the Therapeutic Relationship.
6. Experiential Techniques.
Two-or-More Chair Technique.
Experiencing and Expressing Emotions.
7. Cognitive Techniques.
The Socratic Dialogue.
Evaluation on a Visual Analogue Scale / Charting on the Adaptive Continuum ).
Multidimensional Evaluation / Constructing Criteria Continua.
Two Dimensional Reproductions of Supposed Connections / Two Dimensional Charting of Continua .
Positive Logbook / Positive DataLog.
8. Behavioural Techniques.
Skills Training and Role Play.
Discussing Dangerous Behaviours.
Discussing New Behaviours.
9. Specific Methods and Techniques.
Suicide and Self-Injury.
10. Methods per Mode.
Treatment Methods for the Protector.
Treatment Methods for the Abandoned and Abused Child.
Treatment Methods for the Angry / Impulsive Child.
Treatment Methods for the Punitive Parent.
Treatment Methods for the Healthy Adult.
A Simultaneous Chess Play in a Pinball Machine.
11. Final Phase of Therapy.
Behavioural Pattern-Breaking / Breaking of Behavioural Patterns.
Appendix 1: Leaflet for Patients: Schema Directed Cognitive Therapy for Patients with Borderline Personality Disorder.
Appendix 2: Cognitive Diary for Modes.
Appendix 3: Positive Diary.
Appendix 4: Historical Testing.
Appendix 5: Experiments.
Appendix 6: Homework Form.
Appendix 7: Problem-Solving .
Appendix 8: Changing Behavioural Patterns.
Appendix 9: Eighteen Schemas (Young, 2003).
Appendix 10: Coping Strategies.
"This is an excellent and comprehensive guide." (Therapy Today, November 2009)