SCHEMA THERAPY, PART 1: AVOIDANT PERSONALITY DISORDER, AND HOW SCHEMA THERAPY HELPS
Learn how avoidant personality disorder is a more entrenched form of social anxiety disorder. Learn how schema therapy for avoidant personality helps you handle your emotions in healthy ways during difficult times rather than relying on negative coping modes in response to your emotions.
Laura L.C. Johnson has a passion for her work as a cognitive-behavioral therapist and schema therapist helping her clients make lasting changes in their lives. Laura is the one of the only therapists in the United States who is both a Certified Cognitive Therapist with the Academy of Cognitive and Behavioral Therapies (A-CBT), and an Advanced Certified Schema Therapist with the International Society of Schema Therapy. She has two master’s degrees from Santa Clara University and Columbia University and a bachelor’s degree from the University of Miami. In addition, Laura has a unique background as a psychotherapist with a Columbia MBA and hands-on management experience in the corporate world.
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