ENLIGHT 2019

Atkinson, Travis



Day 2 Track 2

Taming Chaos and Easing Rigidity: the Power of Schema Couples Therapy [READ MORE]

Travis Atkinson, LCSW, is the Director of the Schema Therapy Training Center of New York (STTCNY). He is an Individual and Couples Advanced Certified Schema Therapist, Supervisor and Trainer. Travis trained with Jeffrey Young, the founder of Schema Therapy, starting in 1995, and worked as a staff member of the Cognitive Therapy Center of New York for many years. He helped Jeff Young create the Schema Therapy Institute of New York, and served as faculty member for several years. Travis is also certified as an Emotionally Focused Therapist and Supervisor, training for many years with Sue Johnson, the founder of Emotionally Focused Therapy. He also completed an extensive program at the Gottman Institute in Seattle, Washington, earning his certification as a Gottman Method Couples Therapist. In addition, Travis completed extensive training in group therapy, and is a Certified Group Psychotherapist.
 
Since 2014, Travis has served as Media Coordinator on the Executive Board of the International Society of Schema Therapy (ISST), and was the chair of ISST's Schema Couples Therapy Special Interest Group (2014 - 2017) and chair of the Committee (2016 - 2017). He has trained therapists internationally for more than 15 years, and is the author of “Healing Partners in a Relationship” in the Handbook of Schema Therapy (Wiley: 2012). Travis is the Director of the Loving at Your Best Program, running a couples center in Midtown Manhattan focused on Schema Therapy.