This radical new approach for Borderline Personality Disorder utilizes strength based approaches that work, are respectful and brief. Combining clinical practice, communication theory and hypnotic principles this approach helps Borderlines feel safe and respected, while they change. Utilizing Borderline intuition, and insight it offers a way for them to gently alter their interpretations so that they can relate effectively and safely. You will like your new skills. This workshop comes from the author’s newest book.
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.
Dr. Kernberg will describe strategies, techniques and tactics in TFP beginning with diagnostic assessment and contracting.He will continue with main developments in transference and countertransference assessment and management. The concepts of technical neutrality and priorities of intervention will be outlined. Clinical examples will illustrate all these procedures.
This workshop will focus on the complications in psychodynamic treatment with Transference Focused Psychotherapy. It will explore the management of suicidal and parasuicidal behavior, disruptive of the treatment, severe acting out in and outside the sessions, dishonesty, severe affect storms, and primitive forms of aggression. The treatment of trauma, paranoid regression, erotization, and secondary gain will complement this workshop.
Have you worked with a patient who one day idealized you and the other devalued your skills? The Borderline, who finds refuge in Food Addiction. Borderline personality is an underlying character structure, marked by a fragmented sense of identity and maladaptive patterns of perceiving, behaving and relating to others. Food provides a soothing antidote to feelings of shame, betrayal and the longing for a positive mother. Brief Ericksonian Solutions paved the way to reach the habitually oppositional patient who is addicted to carbohydrates.