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Featuring 7 Leading Experts in the Fields of Gaslighting, Narcissism, Psychopathic Abuse,
Personality Disorders & Emotionally Immature People

"I brought this on... this is my fault, isn’t it?" Abuse at the hands of narcissistic and emotionally coercive people can leave their victims doubting their self-worth, feeling isolated, and questioning their sense of reality.

Without understanding gaslighting and other tactics of this insidious form of abuse, it can be difficult to spot... in fact, you may already have clients facing the traumatic effects of this abuse without even knowing it.

And working with these traumatized clients can leave you feeling frustrated and ineffective as they...

  • make the same self-sacrificing, self-destructive choices again and again,
  • struggle to enforce healthy boundaries with their abusers and others,
  • find themselves unable to walk away from the role of “rescuer” in toxic relationships,
  • and only say what they think others want to hear – including in therapy.

If you’re like most clinicians, you only have a superficial understanding of personality disorders and the traumatic harm that narcissistic abusers and emotionally coercive people can inflict on their partners, children, friends, and others.

Now you can get the advanced solutions you need to tear off the “perfect” mask of individuals with narcissistic traits and personality disorders...

Help your clients free themselves from the cycle of emotional abuse, gain control of their lives, and become the person they were meant to be!

Treating and Empowering Survivors of Narcissistic Relationships, Emotional Abuse & Gaslighting

$809.96 Value
Just $199.99 Today — Unbelievable Savings!

Earn up to 21.25 CE Hours - plus, a free BONUS module!

Click here for course objectives and outline.

Register today for this comprehensive course on narcissistic abuse, gaslighting, emotional coercion and relational trauma, and discover...

  • An up-to-date breakdown of DSM-5 personality disorders and the clinical strategies you need to identify the nuances and dynamics of narcissistic abuse
  • The keys to spotting narcissism, pathological relationships and more — and the countertransference strategies to protect you and your client
  • Resiliency strategies to help your clients cope with the effects of gaslighting, manage guilt, anxiety and shame with setting boundaries, and help them regain their personal power
  • A thorough understanding of the complex, layered dynamics of narcissists and other emotionally immature, self-involved, toxic or controlling individuals in order to avoid perpetuating abuse and manipulation

Get the advanced tools you need to get your clients on the recovery path from victim to empowered survivor.

Register today—and get a FREE bonus module so you’ll have the full spectrum of helping clients with traumatic love, familial and other types of relationships!


Narcissistic Relationships, Emotional Abuse & Gaslighting: Treating and Empowering Survivors of Relational Trauma
$809.96 Value
Just $199.99 Today — Unbelievable Savings!

Click here for CE credit details, plus a free BONUS module!

Course Outline

 

 
Treating Adult Clients of Emotionally Immature Parents: How Your Clients Can Reclaim Their Lives from the Toxic Legacy of Controlling, Rejecting or Self-Involved Parents
By Lindsay Gibson, Psy.D. | Click here for information about Lindsay Gibson


No matter who you treat, we all work with clients trying to overcome the wounds inflicted by emotionally immature, insensitive, self-absorbed, and controlling parents. Lindsay C. Gibson, Psy.D., is the Amazon #1 Best Selling Author of Adult Children of Emotionally Immature Parents: How to Heal from Distant, Rejecting or Self-Involved Parents. A psychotherapist for over thirty years, her work has been translated into 14 languages and has helped thousands of people reverse their toxic psychological legacy and reclaim their lives.

Watch Dr. Gibson as she walks you through step-by-step on finding greater therapeutic success with clinical strategies to help your clients take control of their relationships and lives, break free from harmful patterns, connect more deeply with themselves and others, and become the person they were always meant to be. You will walk away with invaluable tools to:

  • Skillfully guide clients in how they can restructure toxic relationships with parents and others
  • Free clients from the fear, shame and self-doubt that traps them in a life of emotional coercion
  • Teach clients to protect themselves from hurtful behaviors without completely severing all ties
  • Give clients the courage to set boundaries without feeling guilty
Spotting Emotional Immaturity: Teach Clients to Understand Emotional Immaturity
  • Importance of describing over diagnosing
  • Projective identification and the Emotionally Immature Relationship System
  • Characteristics of emotional immaturity and maturity
  • What relationships feel like with emotionally immature people
How Emotionally Immature Parenting Impacts Your Clients: What You Can Expect When They Come for Therapy
  • Emotional loneliness and the fear of non-being
  • Good coping, emotional suffering; polyvagal effects
  • Self-disconnection and distrust of the inner world
  • The four horsemen of self-defeat
  • Loss of emotional autonomy and mental freedom
  • Healing fantasies, role-self, internalizer vs. externalizer styles
Cognitive and Emotional Techniques: What Works and What Doesn’t
  • Why clients find it so hard to break free from exploitation and emotional neglect
  • Why CBT and psychodynamic approaches aren’t enough
  • Exercises to help clients express themselves without anxiety
  • Teach clients to simultaneously disengage and become relationship leaders
  • How to define and use values as guideposts for the future
  • Phrasing suggestions, encouraging agency and showing how it’s done
End Emotional Takeovers and Coercion: Help Clients Achieve Emotional Autonomy from Emotionally Immature People
  • The emotionally immature person’s “distortion field”
  • Emotional coercion: how clients can spot and deflect control maneuvers
  • Communication skills to establish boundaries without guilt
  • When to sever ties with someone
Release Self-Doubt, Shame, and Fear: Clinical Tools and Interventions to Help Clients Find Their True Selves
  • Techniques to release clients’ feelings of personal “badness”
  • Interventions to address fears of being selfish and incapable of love
  • Tuning into energy shifts to track safety, unreliability, and threat in others
  • Repurpose self-doubt, shame, fear and guilt
  • Practicing experiencing emotionally intimate connection
Practice Tips for Working with the Adult Children of Emotionally Immature Parents
  • Using countertransference effectively
  • Honoring personal style
  • Invitation, collaboration and celebration vs. direction and persuasion
  • How to phrase suggestions
  • Research and treatment limitations
 
Narcissistic and Psychopathic Abuse: The Clinician’s Guide to the New Field of Traumatic Pathological Love Relationships
By Sandra Brown, M.A. | Claudia Paradise, LCSW-R | William P Brennan, M.Ed., LMHC, CAP


A pioneer in the field of narcissistic and psychopathic abuse and the current president of The Association for NPD/Psychopathy Survivor Treatment, Research & Education, Sandra Brown, M.A., has worked with and researched narcissistic abuse survivors for over 30 years. 

This module will give you the in-depth understanding and clinical tools you need to recognize the signs of abuse from Cluster B disordered partners and discover the keys to treating the survivors of narcissistic and psychopathic abuse. Watch her, along with experts Claudia Paradise, LCSW-R, and Bill Brennan, M.Ed., LMHC, CAP, for this impactful module as they show you how you can:

  • Identify pathological love relationships and differentiate PLRs from other stereotypical domestic violence, addictive, co-dependent, or dysfunctional relationships
  • Recognize relational dynamics generated from the pathology and the traumatic impact to intimate partners
  • Understand why certain survivor personalities seem to be targeted
  • Key considerations for treating the traumatic aftermath
Pathological Love Relationships
  • Pathological Love Relationship (PLR) definition
  • PLR theory and its influences from other fields and disciplines
  • Differentiating these relationships and abusers from others
  • Research and treatment limitations
Personality Disorders and Their Application to Pathological Love Relationships
  • How to spot a Pathological Love Relationship
  • Identifying Pathological Love Relationships through personality and personality disorders
  • The DSM Alternative Model about personality disorders and interpersonal risk
  • Significance of partner pathology as ‘pervasive’ and the relevance to survivor’s understanding
  • Problems identifying Pathological Love Relationships
  • How to identify relational pathology from the DSM-5 four impairments
Relational Dynamics and Stages of PLRs
  • DSM descriptions used as one of the identifiers in spotting a Pathological Love Relationship
  • Stages of Pathological Love Relationships
  • Pre-Stage— trolling, luring and predatory targeting tactics
  • Early Stage— manufactured intensity and reflective relational tactics
  • Mid-Phase —when the mask slips
  • End relationship dynamics
Survivor Personalities and Targeted Traits:
Critical Considerations for Prevention, Intervention, and Treatment
  • Who these survivors are NOT
  • Survivor personality super trait elevations and its importance in targeting and recovery
    • Agreeableness and cooperation: the relationship investment trait
    • Conscientiousness and self-directedness: the integrity-oriented life traits
  • Misidentification/misdiagnosis of personality ‘Super Traits’
  • Codependency, dependent PD, borderline PD, empaths
Trauma Symptoms and the Aftermath of Narcissistic Abuse:
Atypical Presentations of Trauma and Keys to Treating the Survivor
  • How these survivor’s symptoms can be different
  • ‘Atypical’ trauma and misdiagnosis
  • Cognitive dissonance and its presentation in survivors
  • Difference in chronic and persistent CD— not your college understanding
  • Cognitive dissonance and its connection to PTSD intensification
  • Trauma treatment and further treatment issues
More details about our speakers:
 
Demystifying Personality Disorders: Clinical Skills for Working with Drama and Manipulation
By Gregory W. Lester, Ph.D. | Alan Godwin, Psy.D.


What makes individuals with personality disorders tick? How do they operate relationships? Watch clinical psychologists and preeminent personality disorder experts Gregory W. Lester, Ph.D., and Alan Godwin, Psy.D., for this compelling module that offers practical, must-know interventions for not only treating these challenging clients but also those who are left in their toxic wake.

As one of the country’s most prolific presenters on personality disorders — Dr. Lester has trained over 200,000 clinicians in this specialty — he will take you on a deeper dive into clinical assessment of personality disorders as well as the most common challenges when working with this subset of clients. Dr. Godwin will focus on how to get you to effectively work with both clients with personality disorders and those who find themselves in their emotional crosshairs.

Part I – Gregory W. Lester, Ph.D.
The Challenge of Personality Disorder
  • The core of the personality disorder: the unchanging agenda
  • The DSM-5® personality disorders and their agendas:
    • Schizotypal
    • Narcissistic
    • Antisocial (and Psychopaths!)
    • Borderline
    • Avoidant
    • Obsessive-Compulsive
    • Trait Specified (PDTS) What is that?
    • General criteria for personality disorders
    • Levels of personality functioning
    • Personality trait domains
Overcome Common Clinician Struggles
  • Transference & countertransference
  • What does transference and countertransference look like in our work?
  • Boundary crossings and boundary violations
  • How to tell when you are headed for disaster and how to intervene
Part II – Alan Godwin, Psy.D.
Techniques to Counter Manipulation & Empower Victims to Become Survivors
  • Recognize the manipulation process
  • Re-structure cognitive distortions
  • Create healthy boundaries and set limits
  • Respond instead of react
  • Make direct requests, expect direct responses
  • Judge actions, not intentions
  • Explore their own vulnerabilities and identify risk factors
  • Acknowledge relational limitations
  • Resources for ongoing support
Maximize Therapeutic Gains with a Manipulative Client
  • Accurately assess your client’s personality characteristics
  • Re-define your therapeutic approach
  • 5 signs your client is manipulating you
  • Techniques to manage thinking errors and manipulative tactics
Strategies for Common Therapyinterfering Behaviors
  • Manage countertransference
  • Handle boundary violations
  • Stay calm when your buttons are pushed – and carry on!
More Details about our speakers:
Narcissistic Relationships, Emotional Abuse & Gaslighting: Treating and Empowering Survivors of Relational Trauma
$809.96 Value
Just $199.99 Today — Unbelievable Savings!

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Emotional Abuse Behaviors and a Closer Look at Gaslighting: Clinical Tools to Break the Cycle of Manipulation and Regain Personal Power
By Amy Marlow-MaCoy, LPC

Gaslighting is often subtle. It can be hard to spot, even for therapists. Without recognizing the signs and knowing how to work with the resulting trauma in therapy, your clients could continue to suffer the effects of ongoing abuse and manipulation.

This bonus module is a must-have for all clinicians so you can recognize the signs of this form of emotional abuse and effectively support your clients in building resiliency, reducing their vulnerability to ongoing abuse, and developing healthier relationships as they reclaim their lives.

Watch Gaslighting expert and best-selling author Amy Marlow-MacCoy, LPC, as she gives you the skills and tools you need to help your clients:

  • Recognize Gaslighting in romantic, friendship and family relationships
  • Build resilience to the effects of gaslighting and regain their personal power
  • Cope with guilt, anxiety, and shame over setting boundaries
  • Work through their traumas with techniques from IFS, DBT, narrative therapy, somatic experiencing and other approaches
  • Make sure you’re prepared to help clients facing the devastating impacts of this growing form of psychological abuse
Frequently Asked Questions About This Course
 

Get a multi-dimensional toolbox of assessment, developmental, relational and treatment dynamics for victims of narcissistic relationships, emotional abuse, gaslighting and other symptoms related to Narcissistic Personality Disorder (NPD), Cluster B Personality traits and a comprehensive spectrum of Personality Disorder-Trait Specified (PD-TS). Leave this course with a new mastery of therapeutic implications to address narcissistic issues more effectively so you can empower your clients from the trauma and abuse.

With over 21 hours of online video training, insightful commentary, case studies and examples, you will take away powerful new clinical strategies to immediately apply in your own practice! We encourage you to take the time to fully absorb everything. Watch the videos. Read the materials. Get your CE hours! But, if you review all of the course materials and are still not satisfied, give us a call at 800-844-8260. Your satisfaction is guaranteed.

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Narcissistic Relationships, Emotional Abuse & Gaslighting: Treating and Empowering Survivors of Relational Trauma
$809.96 Value
Just $199.99 Today — Unbelievable Savings!

Click here for CE credit details, plus a free BONUS module! Click here for course objectives and outline.

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