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Have you tried various therapies throughout your life?


Occasionally you have solved some temporary problem, but you feel that you have not changed, that at any moment that anxiety , obsession, discomfort, phobia, ....

Schema therapy is for you. Dare to face the origin of your discomfort, your anxieties. You will learn to know yourself better, to identify the situations that generate stress, as we say, that "activate your scheme". And most importantly, you will learn to face and manage situations that had seemed impossible to you.


Schema therapy is an integrative psychotherapy model, created by Dr. Jeffrey Young. It arises from cognitive behavioral therapy and integrates psychodynamic elements,  of attachment theory, Gestalt and constructivism. It is considered one of the third generation psychotherapies of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and is currently the most "fashionable" in Europe or the US, due to its effectiveness and connection on an emotional level.


Developed to treat clinical cases that are difficult to manage , complex and have poor response to other approaches; as well as cases of chronic evolution, relapsing or with multiple comorbidities. Initially focused on the treatment of personality disorders such as borderline and narcissistic, it has been extended to other cluster C and A personality disorders. It is currently used in chronic depression, eating disorders, schizophrenia, autism, disorders with multiple comorbidities and pathology. dual. It has demonstrated effectiveness in individual, group, couple and family contexts; as well as for the treatment of children and adolescents.

What is a schema?

A schema is a way of thinking and feeling that we develop in childhood and that we usually use to face difficult situations. There are 18 schemas identified, such as the "emotional deprivation" or "unattainable goals" schema. The name will surely not tell you anything, and in fact it is the least important thing, but it will serve to understand why your reactions are sometimes exaggerated, or why certain circumstances generate anxiety.

How is schema therapy different?

Through schema therapy you will not only work on your past, or learn guidelines for action. It is much more, it is an opportunity to make "peace" with your past, turn the page, free yourself from harmful thoughts and create a different future for yourself. You will have the opportunity to change from the heart.

For the schema therapist you are not just another patient, you are unique and your experiences are the basis of therapy. The commitment and involvement of the therapist is part of the success of the therapy.


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