Antisocial, Borderline, Narcissist and Histrionic: Effective Treatment
Online Learning

Antisocial, Borderline, Narcissist and Histrionic: Effective Treatment for Cluster B Personality Disorders


Credit Available - See CEUs tab below.

Faculty:
Arthur Freeman
Duration:
6 Hours 29 Minutes
Original Program Date :
29 May, 2015
SKU:
POS048165
Media Type:
Online Learning


Description

  • Solve the mystery of antisocial, narcissist, histrionic and borderline clients
  • Make a clinical breakthrough with the most effective, evidence-based treatment methods for each disorder
  • Get inside the minds of challenging clients and manage treatment blockades

Join expert, Dr. Arthur Freeman, as he delivers an intensive workshop and seminar designed to provide you with the knowledge, skills, and abilities to accurately identify and treat your most difficult personality disordered clients. Solve the mystery of antisocial, narcissist, histrionic and borderline clients and finally make a breakthrough in clinical treatment.

  • Manage the manipulative and possibly threatening antisocial personality.
  • Overcome the narcissist’s veneer of perfectionism and combat their need to overpower you as the therapist.
  • Navigate through the mind of a histrionic whose intense emotions and need for attention will test your patience and compassion.
  • Help the borderline client deal with their explosive emotions, self- harm tendencies and cravings for chaos.

Case studies and video examples will be used to illustrate client symptom presentation, treatment, and management of each Cluster B client type. You will explore various modalities that are effective with antisocial, narcissistic, histrionic, and borderline personality disorders, such as Motivational Interviewing, Cognitive-Behavioral, Interpersonal, and Dialectical therapies. Each of these theories will be explored to provide you with solid and useable skills to include in your daily practice.

OUTLINE

The Personality Mystique

  • DSM-5® criteria
  • Treatment errors and misdiagnoses
  • Core and/or surface structure and the role of the clinical disorders
  • Differential diagnoses
  • Five central components to accurate diagnosis
  • Insulate your clients against risk factors

Antisocial Spectrum

  • Oppositional defiance to psychopath
  • Attachment
  • Manage and avoid in-session violence and threats
  • Secondary gains, suicide attempts and threats
  • Overcome blockades – manipulation, threats, power struggles and more
  • Symptom presentation and risk analysis to self and other
  • Interpersonal theory techniques for compliance
  • Balance transference and countertransference
  • Lessen destructive behaviors
  • Cognitive-behavioral experiential techniques to lessen pathology
  • Psychotropic medications
  • Case studies and treatment exercises

Narcissistic Spectrum

  • Narcissistic presentation and the environmental context
  • Attachment and pathological narcissism
  • Tackle the veneer of perfectionism
  • Overcome blockades – power struggle, absent empathy, excessive criticism
  • The narcissistic/borderline client
  • Interpersonal strategies for empathy engagement
  • CBT techniques to clarify behaviors, values and goals
  • Tactics to avoid arguing
  • Motivational Interviewing to overcome resistance
  • Prevent sabotage
  • Build a sense of true self
  • Case studies and treatment exercises

Histrionic Spectrum

  • Moody to excited to histrionic: the erratic client
  • Attachment
  • Coquettish behavior, avoidance drama, inauthenticity
  • Dangers of the histrionic client
  • Link between emotions and behavior
  • Interpersonal strategies to encourage expression of true self
  • Enhance sense of self and lessen the “spotlight”
  • Motivational Interviewing techniques
  • DBT techniques
  • Interpersonal strategies to build positive relationships
  • Strengthen self-initiative and independent action
  • Psychotropic medications
  • Case studies and treatment exercises

Borderline Spectrum

  • Symptom presentation along the spectrum
  • Attachment
  • Feeling identification and behavioral control
  • Manage self-harm and suicidality
  • Rage-ful outbursts, self-mutilation, boundary violations
  • Create stability and build therapeutic collaboration
  • Develop true sense of self and lessen maladaptive need for attention
  • Facilitate pattern recognition
  • Lessen the impact of maladaptive patterns
  • Underlying wishes and fears
  • Build DBT core mindfulness skills
  • DBT techniques to dissolve the distraction and focus on the “genuine relationship”
  • Calm interpersonal upheavals with DBT
  • DBT emotion regulation skills
  • Psychopharmacology and applicability
  • Case studies and treatment exercises

OBJECTIVES

  • Discuss the DSM-5® and how it impacts diagnosis and treatment.
  • Identify and diagnose your antisocial, narcissistic, histrionic and borderline clients.
  • Utilize case studies to understand client symptom presentation, treatment and management of each cluster B client type.
  • Show how to manage antisocial, narcissistic, histrionic, and borderline symptomatology and how this can better assist with treatment planning and reduction of symptoms.
  • Identify and counter treatment blockades to make therapeutic gains.
  • Show how to interpret, respond to, recognize and prevent suicidal behaviors.

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CEUs

General Credits

This course is available for 6.0 total CPDs. 

The HPCSA has declared that any on-line courses CPD/CEU credited by a certified US board, is automatically CPD/CEU credited in South Africa.

As there are different boards for different disciplines, we at Acacia suggest that you use the Counselling CPD/CEU credits. These correspond to South African credits of one CPD/CEU per 60 minutes. If you choose to use your discipline's credits, please do so at your discretion.


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NOTE: Tuition includes one free CE Certificate (participant will be able to print the certificate of completion after completing and passing the on-line post-test evaluation). 

Continuing Education Information:  Listed below are the continuing education credit(s) currently available for this non-interactive self-study package. Please note, your state licensing board dictates whether self-study is an acceptable form of continuing education. Please refer to your state rules and regulations. If your profession is not listed, please contact your licensing board to determine your continuing education requirements and check for reciprocal approval. For other credit inquiries not specified below, please contact cepesi@pesi.com or 800-844-8260 before the event.

Materials that are included in this course may include interventions and modalities that are beyond the authorized practice of mental health professionals.  As a licensed professional, you are responsible for reviewing the scope of practice, including activities that are defined in law as beyond the boundaries of practice in accordance with and in compliance with your professions standards


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Handouts

Faculty

Arthur Freeman Related seminars and products: 1

Ed.D., ABPP, ACT


Arthur Freeman, Ed.D., ABPP, ACT, is a licensed clinical psychologist. He is a leading expert in the field of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. He has written several books on cognitive behavior therapy and personality disorders. Dr. Freeman is in demand as an educator, speaker, consultant, and therapist. He has lectured in 40 countries at workshops, institutes, hospitals, universities, and at international meetings. His work has been translated from English into 15 other languages. In his 30+ years of practice, much of Dr. Freeman’s success as both an educator and therapist has been attributed to his vast knowledge and understanding of the therapeutic relationship and the nature of therapeutic change. His warm, yet no-nonsense demeanor and his results-driven approach, have allowed him to work with a broad range of individuals and with a broad range of psychological and life problems.
Dr. Freeman is Board certified by the American Board of Professional Psychology in Clinical Psychology, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, and Family and Couples Therapy. In addition, Art is a Distinguished Founding Fellow and Diplomate of the Academy of Cognitive Therapy, holds a Diploma in Adlerian Therapy, and was elected a Fellow of the American Psychological Association.
He has served as President of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, President of the International Association for Cognitive Psychotherapy, and Vice-President of the National Association for Adlerian Psychology. He has won numerous awards for his contributions to the field of psychology.


Target Audience

Addiction Counselors, Counselors, Marriage & Family Therapists, Nurses, Psychologists, Social Workers and other Mental Health Professionals

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