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BT14 Short Course 27 - Brief Therapy with the Borderline Personality - Michael Munion, MA, LPC

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Short Courses |  Borderline |  Brief Therapy |  Personality Disorders
Brief Therapy Conference |  Brief Therapy Conference 2014
Michael Munion, MA, LPC
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Original Program Date:
Dec 11, 2014
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This course examines the nature of Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD), and presents an integrated model for treatment of specific issues in brief, solution-focused episodes. Core elements of a safety plan and development of a community resource network are described. Careful management of the therapeutic relationship is a critical part of this approach. Some specific protocols for common BPD issues, such as suicidal ideation and self-injurious behaviors are elaborated.

Educational Objectives:

  1. Describe BPD specific treatment issues.
  2. Describe protocols to guide in the process of managing specific treatment issues.
  3. Utilize a model to transition long term BPD patients to brief solution focused episodes of care.

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Michael Munion, MA, LPC, a psychotherapist in Arizona since 1979 and activist in integrated primary & behavioral health care, has been affiliated with the Milton Erickson Foundation since 1980. He has provided extensive workshops on Ericksonian & Brief Therapy in the U.S., Europe, and Mexico. He is co-author of Sage's book on Milton H. Erickson, and co-editor of What is Psychotherapy?: Contemporary Perspectives.