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SCHEMA THERAPY TO HEAL FROM A GHOST MOTHER

Learn about our integrative and creative approach for identifying and healing from a Ghost Mother.

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ABOUT THE BOOK: LEARN MORE ABOUT GHOST MOTHERS

Understand the concept of a “Ghost Mother” and how to thrive after a painful childhood.

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FOR THERAPISTS WHO WANT TO LEARN SCHEMA THERAPY:

Our Training Program in Southern California is fully approved by the International Society of Schema Therapy (ISST).

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How the California Schema Therapy Training Program Came to Be

From the Book to Schema Therapy Training

Kathy’s passion for healing from the pain of growing up with a narcissistic mother, or any mother unable to love or emotionally connect, led her to write Ghost Mothers: Healing From the Pain of a Mother Who Wasn’t Really There.

In her work as a therapist she discovered something big: using Schema Therapy to heal from a painful childhood provides deep healing, changes negative coping patterns and lights the way to move forward! In her view, this is the antidote to growing up ghost mothered.

Meanwhile in Europe, Litsa had discovered the healing power of this therapeutic approach much earlier and was both treating clients and training therapists to use this method.

Was it our destiny to meet in Southern California?

We think so… because our shared passion for this model, our combined experience and our strengths adds up to a creative, powerful team. As co-directors of the California Schema Training Program we provide support, supervision, training and resources to all interested in this cutting edge therapy.

JOIN US: as a client eager to heal and thrive, or as a therapist eager to learn schema strategies.