Schema Therapy Session 2

Borderline Personality Disorder Scotland

We never did visualisation today.

My therapist had marked some of my paperwork that I had completed and was very interested in the results – so she spent time discussing that.


There appears to be depths to my personality that I was unaware of.

The schemas identified this far are

  1. Mistrust and abuse
  2. Emotional deprivation
  3. Deffectiveness/shame
  4. Social isolation / ailenation
  5. Entitlement
  6. Insufficient self control
  7. Punitiveness

I am only an hour or so out of the session and am ridiculously confused by it all.  The assessment is still ongoing and she still has another assessment to mark, so who knows what that will throw up.


I also feel so overwhelmed by the enormity of the work that we have to do to work with these well formed schemas – Is recovery possible anyway?

I don’t feel that I have the motivation or time available to defeat these thought processes, or in…

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