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.
For decades, psychoanalytic models of individual therapy were retrofitted into marital treatment models. These approaches tended to be ineffective with character disordered partners. With the recent emergence of polytheoretical, psychobiological approaches to couple therapy, the clinician can now be more effective with character disordered partners. This two hour workshop will help clinicians differentiate between those partners who are psychoneurotic, insecurely attached, or undifferentiated, a
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.
This presentation will differentiate the clinical characteristics and therapeutic management of several types of severely regressive transferences: typical split transferences of borderline patients, the fragmentation of affective experiences of schizoid personalities the intolerance of triangulation, and the narcissistic transferences. Clinical illustration will exemplify these differential transferences and their clinical management.
Ways to implement the core tasks of psychotherapy with patients who evidence PTSD and co-morbid disorders of prolong and complicated grief, Substance Abuse Disorders and Borderline Personality Disorders. A case conceptualization model of risk and protective factors and incorporates a constructive narrator perspective will be presented.
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.