Borderline Personality Disorder: Proven Integrative Treatment Strategies 4 DVDs, 6 hours 20 mins with electronic manual & instructions.JOHN PRESTON, LICENSED PSYCHOLOGIST$169.99 7 core characteristics of borderline disorders and specific treatment strategies 5 specific approaches to reduce affective instability Comprehensive and integrative treatment techniques including dialectical behavior therapy and psychopharmacology
Clients with borderline personality disorder can present you with many challenges and focusing on one treatment modality may not provide your clients with the therapeutic results they desperately need. Join author and expert on borderline personality disorder, c, Psy.D., ABPP, as he presents integrative and applied treatment strategies for treating borderline disorders. Combining dialectical behavioral therapy and neurobiological stabilization, you will develop specific interventions that are effective and necessary throughout treatment.
Learn how to rapidly assess ego functions, diagnostic issues and discuss the changes in the DSM-5®. Dr. Preston will teach you how to recognize the common factors that lead to affective dyscontrol and techniques to effective limit setting and strategies to achieve emotional control. You will also discuss concerns about psychotropic drug use and lifestyle management strategies that can help assist in your client’s daily life.
Don’t miss this valuable workshop – overcome treatment challenges and get unstuck with your clients with borderline personality disorder today!objectives: Refine diagnostic skills for rapid assessment.
Identify the changes in DSM-5® diagnostic criteria, and what this really means in terms of developing treatment strategies. Implement effective and empirically validated strategies for the treatment of BPD.
Explore common treatment errors and pitfalls. Manage counter-transference issues that invariably arise in treatment. Summarize the role of adjunctive treatments (e.g. sleep enhancement, pharmacology).Outline:Diagnosis: DSM-5® and Beyond Changing diagnostic criteria and rapid assessment Mis-diagnosis Who recovers? Levels of functioning Multitude of borderline disorders and personality styles Four dimensions of ego strength and relevance to treatment Affect control Disorders of the “self” Interpersonal immaturity Primitive themes Personality strengths, prognosis and treatment plans Differential diagnosis and co-morbidity: Bipolar disorder, ADHD, substance abuse, Complex and chronic PTSD Contextual variables Etiology and Implications for Treatment Abnormal neurobiology The impact of early abuse and neglect Invalidating environments The false self Seven Core Characteristics of Borderline Personality Disorder with Specific Treatment Indications Cognitive dysfunctions Loss of perspective Interpersonal instability and chaos Emotional dysregulation Intense anger Primitive defenses Ease of regression Treatment Strategies Time limits and limit setting Expectations and therapeutic contracts Reduce vulnerability factors Neurobiological stabilization Chaos management skills Increase self-nurturing Reduce emotional arousal and dyscontrol Develop problem-solving skills Manage self-destructive and suicidal behaviors Dialectical Behavior Therapy: Behavioral Analysis Mindfulness and mentalization Distress tolerance skills and radical acceptance Foster the development of adaptive emotional processing Psychopharmacology and Lifestyle Management Pharmacological interventions for specific symptom clusters Medical mismanagement and common disasters that can be avoided The role of the non-prescribing clinician in successful medication treatment