Schema Therapy blends insights and strategies from a variety of therapies, including Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, psychodynamic therapy and Gestalt Therapy.

A schema is an organising principle in your mind, made up of memories, thoughts, urges to act, feelings and sensations. We all have both healthy and unhealthy schemas, based on how well the environment we grew up in met the needs we were born with.

Schema Therapy helps you to transform unhelpful schemas into helpful schemas by understanding the origins of your unhelpful schemas, and making changes to your behaviour, thinking habits and your ways of relating to yourself and others.