The Logical and Clinical Argument for the Concept of Meta-Schema in Cognitive Therapy
Journal of Family Psychotherapy
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The role of client’s belief systems in therapy is the central concept in cognitive therapy. In our therapeutic work with clients, we focus on their cognitive schemas surrounding a particular problem. These schemas, however, are embedded in a hierarchy of much larger schemas which strongly influence the content of the particular sub-schemas being investigated. The purpose of this article is to introduce the concept of “meta-schema,” from a theoretical perspective, and then offer clinical case examples to illustrate this concept. © 2017 Taylor & Francis Group, LLC.
Hertlein, K. M.,
Weeks, G. R.
The Logical and Clinical Argument for the Concept of Meta-Schema in Cognitive Therapy.
Journal of Family Psychotherapy, 28(1),