Category Archives: Self-development

Borderline Personality Disorder

1 Day CPD Event on Borderline Personality Disorder The ACT Counselling Services Team will shortly be delivering a 1 day CPD event titled ‘Borderline Personality Disorder, Neuroscience and Psychotherapy.’ This will take place on Saturday the 15th of October 2016 at Stirling Baptist Church and Family Life Centre, 2nd Floor, 61-63 Murray Place, Stirling, FK8 […]

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Attachment Theory Training

Our 1 Day Training Course The ACT Counselling Services team are currently travelling around Scotland delivering a 1 day training event on John Bowlby’s Attachment Theory and Lifelong Relationships. We are also very fortunate to have an extremely talented Neuroscientist contributing to some of the inputs. Most of our knowledge in relation to Attachment Theory […]

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Relationship Patterns

Schema Focused Relationship Advice The ACT Counselling Services team have had 2 insightful weeks delivering inputs 6 and 7 of the ‘Practising Schema Focused Therapy’ course. The themes have all been about perpetuation and ‘Repetition Compulsion’ (Freud, S), or ‘Schema Chemistry’ (Young, J). We think it is absolutely incredible that we, as human beings continue, […]

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Imagery Assessment & Schema Therapy

Imagery Assessment was the input for the ACT Counselling Services ‘Practising Schema Focused Therapy’ course yesterday evening. Again, on creating and delivering the input we were reminded how powerful imagery assessment is. Imagery Rescripting etc is arguably more powerful and we will focus on this in a future blog. So what is the value of […]

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ACT Counselling’s New Schema Therapy Course…

Last night was the very first evening of the new ACT Counselling Services ‘Practising Schema Focused Therapy’ — an approach by Jeff Young 10 week course. This course has been a long time in coming as we have been asked to build upon our ‘Introduction to Schema Therapy’ one day CPD event for several years […]

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Rules for Living Part 1

The ACT Team are fresh from delivering another 3 day ‘Introduction to the Theory and Practice of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy’ course. As we have come to expect, the participants were a pleasure to work with and the time passed by so quickly. The course requires participants to examine their own childhood experiences and the resulting […]

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