About Ida Shaw
Ida Shaw, MA, is a Director of the Schema Therapy Institute Midwest-Indianapolis Center which has International Society of Schema Therapy (ISST) Certification programs in Individual, Group and Child-Adolescent ST. She is a Certified Schema Therapist Trainer/Supervisor in individual, group and child-adolescent ST. She is Training Director of the Center for Borderline Personality Disorder Treatment and Research, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis and a member of the Training and Certification Advisory Board of ISST. With a background in experiential psychotherapy and developmental psychology, Ms. Shaw is the developer of group schema therapy with Joan Farrell, with whom she has worked since the 1980s. They provide schema therapy training and self-practice/self-reflection workshops nationally and internationally. They have written two books on Schema Therapy and numerous book chapters and research articles. Ms. Shaw is the main clinical supervisor of an international multisite trial of group schema therapy, providing training and supervision for schema therapists in five countries and 14 clinical sites. She supervises the practice component of additional research projects on Avoidant personality disorder, dissociative disorders, complex trauma child-adolescent treatment.