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The Hollywood Guide to Personality Disorders

Give clients examples they’ll understand with this FREE resource!

Gregory Lester, PhD

Whatever the personality disorder, Hollywood is full of examples. With a robust list of personality disorders represented by characters from famous movies and TV shows, be prepared to help clients better understand their own experiences.

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Treating Borderline Personality Disorder: 3 Strategies That Work

Learn 3 techniques you can immediately use in your practice!

Daniel J. Fox, Ph.D.

Borderline personality disorder remains widely misunderstood. Dr. Daniel Fox takes you through some of the most common misconceptions in light of what recent research shows us and provides three easy-to-implement strategies for working with clients who have BPD.

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PESI Book Club: August 2019

Check out this month's featured books and free worksheets!

PESI Team

Summer isn’t over yet! Check out these essential reads for August.

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Managing Extreme Emotional Reactions

The Escape Valve Emotions Worksheet

Daniel J. Fox, Ph.D.

This worksheet can be given to your client(s) to complete on their own or in session. The purpose is to increase awareness into the driving emotions of maladaptive reactions your client(s) are experiencing, or to the individual in a relationship with a reactive individual. Increasing awareness of underlying issues increases the probability of mastering reactions and self-control.

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Duty to Warn: No One Commits a Crime Without Thinking About It First

Daniel J. Fox, Ph.D.

When you have a client who begins to get upset and you feel that he or she may act out in session, what do you do?

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Treating Clients with Personality Disorders: Enhance the Strengths, Not the Weaknesses

Daniel J. Fox, Ph.D.

When we overlook the client's strengths in our treatment plans, we treat only a portion of our client and unintentionally distance ourselves from treating the whole person.

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