About the Authors vii Acknowledgments ix Introduction 1 PART I CASE CONCEPTUALIZATION 3 1 Basics 5 2 The Mode Concept 41 3 Communicating the Mode Concept to the Patient 91 PART II TREATMENT 101 4 Treatment Overview 103 5 Overcoming Coping Modes 117 6 Treating Vulnerable Child Modes 141 7 Treating Angry and Impulsive Child Modes 193 8 Treating Dysfunctional Parent Modes 217 9 Strengthening the Healthy Adult Mode 245 References 255 Index 259
Arnoud Arntz is Professor of Clinical Psychology andExperimental Psychopathology at Maastricht University, theNetherlands. He is Scientific Director of the University sResearch Center of Experimental Psychopathology. He studiespsychological theories and therapies for anxiety and personalitydisorders, and is the principal investigator for a series ofmulticenter trials investigating the effectiveness of schematherapy for various personality disorders. He also practices CBTand schema therapy. Gitta Jacob is a Clinical Psychologist, Cognitive andSchema Therapist in the Department of Clinical Psychology andPsychotherapy, University of Freiburg, Germany. She is a foundingboard member of the International Society for Schema Therapy, and apast Chair of the Working Group on Borderline Personality Disordersat the Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, UniversityHospital Freiburg.
"The writing style is concise and grounded in the clinicalsetting, the case examples are clear and informative and the FAQsat the end of each chapter are well conceived. ...Arntz and Jacobmanage to provide a captivating insight into what we might observeif looking in on a schema therapy session, and I think go some waytoward convincing us that these are some genuinely novel ideas andmethods that may deserve a place in our own consultingrooms." (The Psychiatrist, 1 June 2013)