Sherry has a unique ability to truly connect with students and teach techniques in ways that respect clients and get productive results-win-win for therapists and their clients!” C.G., P.A.

Cognitive Therapy: Treatment of Axis II Cases
Treating Borderline, Narcissistic, Dependant, Avoidant, 
Obsessive Compulsive with Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

10:00 am to 4:30 pm Saturday, September 26, 2020

10:00 am to 4:30 pm Sunday, September 27, 2020

12 Continuing Education Units
$375 licensed/ $340 pre-licensed/ $200 Auditing for returning students

Key Benefits & Takeaways:

  • Learn effective strategies dealing with difficult clients
  • Change your own reactions to Axis II clients including  borderline personality disorder
  • Eliminate therapy interfering behaviors

Learn what works with Borderline and other Axis II cases using Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Mindfulness-based techniques. This practical and interactive cognitive therapy training program is loaded with clinical examples to help therapists working with Axis II clients.


Through instruction, CD’s of expert clinicians, experiential exercises using therapist’s cases, therapists practice working with Axis II cases.

Specific Educational Objectives:

  • Identify one method of decreasing a borderline patient’s therapy interfering behaviors            
  • Identify one treatment target in treating narcissistic personality disorder

Day One

 9:45 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. Registration
10:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Morning Session    
                         
Treatment for personality disorders in general 


Borderline Personality Disorder:

  • Key features of Borderline Personality Disorder
  • Goals
  • Therapy interfering behaviors:borderline and therapist
  • Schemas
  • Mode flipping: Shifting rapidly from one intense emotional state to another 
  • Coping techniques to manage moods, feelings
  • Treatment plan: Behavioral targets
  • Problem solving

12:30 p.m to 1:00 p.m. Lunch
1:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Afternoon session           
                
Techniques on using therapeutic material

  • Assignments
  • Experiential practice using clinician’s cases
  • When to terminate 

Narcissistic Personality Disorder 

  • Schemas, modes for Narcissistic personality disorder
  • Narcissists in relationship
  • Treatment goals
  • Stages of Treatment

Day Two

10:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Morning Session

  • Treatment interventions
  • Decrease grandiosity
  • Decrease hypersensitivity to evaluation
  • Develop empathy
  • Decrease patient’s negative behaviors
  • Guidelines for therapists/ client interactions
  • Problems in treatment
  • Assignments
  • Experiential exercises using therapist’s clients 

12:30 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. Lunch
1:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Afternoon Session


Dependent, Avoidant, Obsessive-Compulsive
For each of the above personality disorders, the following is reviewed:

  • Schemas/ Modes
  • Treatment goals
  • Interventions
  • Therapist patient relationship
  • Treatment plan
  • Assignments





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Monday:

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Tuesday:

11:00 am-7:00 pm

Wednesday:

11:00 am-6:00 pm

Thursday:

11:00 am-7:00 pm

Friday:

11:00 am-7:00 pm

Saturday:

Closed

Sunday:

Closed