Dr Joan Farrell

 Both Joan Farrell, PhD and Ida Shaw, M.A are advanced level International Society of Schema Therapy (ISST) Certified Trainer/Supervisors in individual and group Schema Therapy. Ida holds the same in Child and Adolescent Schema Therapy. Together they direct the Indianapolis Centre of Schema Therapy Institute, Midwest
Joan is a licensed Clinical Psychologist, an adjunct professor of clinical psychology, at Purdue University (IUPUI) and was a faculty member of the Indiana University School of medicine (IUSM), in Psychiatry for 25 yrs. She is Research director and Ida is Training Director of the Centre for BPD Treatment and Research of the Indiana University School of Medicine/Midtown CMHC.
Ida’s expertise in experiential psychotherapies and her graduate degree in developmental psychology add critical elements to their collaboration. Joan is a member of the ISST Executive Board and the Coordinator for Training and Certification.