With 25 years post-graduate training and advanced level certifications, Wendy Behary is the founder and director of The Cognitive Therapy Center of New Jersey and The New Jersey Institute for Schema Therapy. Dr. Behary is also on the faculty of the Cognitive Therapy Center and Schema Therapy Institute of New York, where she has trained and worked with Dr. Jeffrey Young since 1989. Wendy is a distinguished founding fellow (and supervisor) of The Academy of Cognitive Therapy (Dr. Aaron T. Beck). She was the President of the International Society of Schema Therapy (ISST) from 2010-2014.
Wendy Behary has co-authored several chapters and articles on schema therapy and cognitive therapy. She is the author of (New Harbinger Publications – 2008 & 2013): “Disarming the Narcissist…Surviving and Thriving with the Self-Absorbed”. Wendy has a specialty in treating narcissists and the people who live with and deal with them.
“It’s not so easy to just move forward if you are held by back by psychological symptoms you don’t understand”… (From a comment on PDAN’s Facebook Page) I am one of several administrators for a wonderful Facebook Page called PDAN, which stands for “Personality Disorders Awareness Network” www.facebook.com/PDAN. It was set up to provide a forum for people who are diagnosed with personality disorders and the people who love them, to share experiences, information, and [...]