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Antisocials, Borderlines, Narcissists & Histrionics: Effective Treatment for Cluster B Personality Disorders

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Objectives

  1. Determine how the changes with the DSM-5® impacts diagnosis and treatment of the Cluster B Personality Disorders.
  2. Identify and diagnose clients with antisocial, narcissistic, histrionic and borderline Personality Disorders to effectively inform your choice of treatment interventions.
  3. Utilize case studies to differentiate symptom overlap, effective treatment and emotional management of each Cluster B Personality Disorders client type.
  4. Manage the manipulative and potentially violent behaviors with your clients diagnosed with Antisocial Personality Disorder in session to make therapeutic progress.
  5. Implement CBT techniques to clarify behaviors, values and goals with clients diagnosed with Narcissistic Personality Disorder.
  6. Incorporate techniques to decrease explosive emotions, self-harm tendencies and cravings for chaos for clients diagnosed with Borderline Personality Disorder.
  7. Utilize MI and DBT techniques with clients diagnosed with Histrionic Personality Disorder to help manage cognition and improve emotional regulation.

Outline

The Personality Mystique

Antisocial Spectrum

Narcissistic Spectrum

Histrionic Spectrum

Borderline Spectrum

Please Note: PESI is not affiliated or associated with Marsha M. Linehan, PhD, ABPP, or her organizations.

Copyright : 08/12/2016

Personality Disorders: Unavoidable challenges and effective solutions

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Where Did This Come From and What is it?

Foundations and Challenges of Personality Disorders “Every Psychopathology is a “Gift of Love”

Personality Disorders and Comorbid Treatment More Than Meets the Eye

Unique Ethical Challenges in Working with Personality Disorders

Efficacious Treatment with Personality Disorders

Evidence-Based Approaches and Their Application to Personality Disorders

“In My own Skin” – Skills to Prevent Compassion Fatigue

Copyright : 06/12/2013

Significance of Attachment in the Treatment of Personality Disorders

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Attachment and Personality

Attachment and Personality Disorders

Include Attachment Components in Treatment

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Attachment and Personality

Attachment and Personality Disorders

Include Attachment Components in Treatment

Copyright : 01/08/2014

The Narcissism Epidemic: Consequences and Treatment Techniques

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Causes of narcissism

Consequences and correlates of narcissism

How to help narcissists and those around them

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Copyright : 04/10/2015